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  • How Not to Kill a Book Club
    Have you ever killed a book club? I mean, accidentally. Maybe you suggested a book that flopped, or the entire group just flaked out on you? Now what was once a lively discussion group that debated hot literary topics has turned into a sad bunch of p…
    - 23 hours ago, 24 Apr 17, 3:34am -
  • 8 Books to Read If You Enjoyed 'The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks'
    One of the most popular nonfiction books of the past decade is premiering on HBO this weekend. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks has more than 380,000 ratings on Goodreads (with an average of 4.03 stars), and spent 75…
    - 2 days ago, 22 Apr 17, 7:00pm -
  • What David Grann Thinks of 'The Lost City of Z' Movie
    Author David Grann is having a pretty good month. His new book Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI—the true story of the 1920s murders of the oil-rich Osage tribe members—is one of the most buzzed-about nonficti…
    - 3 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 10:20pm -
  • Hey Hey, It's World Book Day!
    Celebrated in more than 100 countries, World Book Day is, you guessed it, a worldwide event devoted to our universal love of authors, books, illustrators, and reading. Across the globe, World Book Day occurs on April 23, which just happens to be the…
    - 4 days ago, 21 Apr 17, 1:50am -
  • Man Booker International Prize Announces 2017 Shortlist
    The Man Booker Prize International shortlist was announced this Thursday. Congrats to all the authors and translators!The Man Booker International Prize is an international literary award, hosted in the United Kingdom, that annually recognizes a sing…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 6:54pm -
  • What's New This Week: 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got seven! Bulk up your Want to Read shelf with these brand-new standalone titles. The Upside of Unrequitedby Becky AlbertalliYou should read this book if you like: YA contemporary fi…
    - 4 days ago, 20 Apr 17, 5:32pm -
  • 17 Reasons Goodreads Members Love Libraries and Librarians
    Here at Goodreads we love libraries all 52 weeks of the year, but National Library Week (April 9-April 15) reminded us just how much they mean to us.We asked on Facebook and Twitter for you to tell us why libraries and librarians hold such a special…
    - 5 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 5:42pm -
  • What's New This Week: 7 Great Books Hitting Shelves Today
    Need another excuse to go to the bookstore this week? We've got seven! Bulk up your Want to Read shelf with these brand-new standalone titles. Killers of the Flower Moonby David GrannYou should read this book if you like: Nonfiction, true crim…
    - 7 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 11:02pm -

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Browse Books: Recent Reviews

  • Reader Review: "Havana"
    by CarolP (Tuscaloosa, Alabama): "Havana" is a nicely written introduction to this great city and its history and current culture. I have traveled there twice and regret this book was not available during my preparatory reading. A very accurate descr…
    - 3 days ago, 22 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Lincoln in the Bardo"
    by Lorri S (New Jersey): Just brilliant. I was skeptical at first because the structure of the novel is so unconventional (in the best way), but I believe the narrative carries you until you catch up and then you are just swept up. I was sobbing by t…
    - 6 days ago, 19 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Opposite of Everyone"
    by Linda Zagon (Melville,NY 11747): I would like to thank BookBrowse for a copy of "The Opposite of Everyone" by Joshilyn Jackson. The author writes about family, betrayal, trust,traditions.love and growth.The story centers around a character ,Paula…
    - 8 days ago, 17 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "A Gentleman in Moscow"
    by Alice: One of the best books I've ever read! Savor each chapter. Short ones lead us into more serious chapters which lengthen with the depth of the story and the times. We are confined to the Hotel just as is the Count and I marveled at…
    - 14 days ago, 11 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "Victoria"
    by BeckyH (Chicago): This book covers only Victoria's early life and first few years of her long reign. Goodwin is a writer of historical fiction that borders on "women's fiction." She has a tendency to emphasis the more salacious and gossip laden e…
    - 19 days ago, 6 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Opposite of Everyone"
    by takngmytime (Illinois): This novel grabbed me in the first few pages and I had trouble putting it down. Not only is Joshilyn Jackson an accomplished writer, she is entertaining and imaginative. Written in first person, Attorney Paula Vauss, ak…
    - 22 days ago, 3 Apr 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Atomic Weight of Love"
    by CharleneDS: I was surprised how much I loved this book. I was sorry when it ended because I felt very connected to Meridian. I thought this was a very honest portrayal of a woman's life - especially for that time period. I lived through much of…
    - 29 days ago, 27 Mar 17, 10:00am -
  • Reader Review: "The Opposite of Everyone"
    by Sandi W. (Illinois): This novel grabbed me in the first few pages and I had trouble putting it down. Not only is Joshilyn Jackson an accomplished writer, she is entertaining and imaginative. Written in first person, Attorney Paula Vauss, aka Kali…
    - 41 days ago, 15 Mar 17, 10:00am -