Best Reviewed Crime Books of the Month ‹ CrimeReads

Diana Rayburn, killers of a certain age (Berkeley Books) “…so imaginative, the only wise tales it deserves are the ones its characters make about themselves…a singular suspense story thanks to its volatile tone, which in turn is comical, violent and unexpectedly poignant…it is impossible not to root for these dangerous ladies and their refusal to … Read more

5 Book Reviews You Need to Read This Week ‘Literary Focus’

Our feast full of great reviews this week includes Stephen King on Celeste Ng’s Our lost heartsLauren Michael Jackson for Namwali Sarpils the canyonsJennifer Szalai in Hua Hsu stay honestClaire Loudon on Camilla Shamsi best friendsSarah Chihaya on Yiyun Li’s goose book. Brought to you by Book Marks, “Rotten Tomatoes for books” from Lit Hub. … Read more

Books: Q&A with local author Lynn Sloan

Lynne Sloan, based in Evanston, is a writer and photographer. her first novel, Navigation principlesselected for the 2015 Chicago Book Review’s Best Books, and her second novel, middle of the roadpublished in 2022 and called “luminous” by Foreword Reviews. She is the author of the story collection This is not far away. An art book … Read more

University bookstore addresses: 9.27.2022

To learn more about the University Book Store, click here football chase QB Aidan O’Connell’s Case Mysterious As Purdue Prepares For Gophers – Showcases: Minnesota – Big Ten Power Poll: It’s PJ’s world. We all just live in it – Georgia Tech fired their coach after 1-3 start – Winners and … Read more

Six books a music lover should read

Music, of all art forms, is uniquely connected to memory. It’s woven into the fabric of everyday life: Think of the mixtape you made for your first crush, the pop star whose posters were plastered in your teenage bedroom, the album that got you through your divorce, and the jam band that followed their cross-country … Read more

“Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake” is a steamy novel from Mazey Eddings

“Brush with Love,” Bay Village native Mazy Eddings’ first romantic movie, features Harper, a dental student with an anxiety disorder that causes her to have incapacitating panic attacks. In Eddings’ new book, “Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake,” Harper’s friend, a baker, has a “sticky mind.” Book talk:Akron doctor writes a thrilling medical story This is how … Read more

The 6 Best Business Books of the Year, According to the Financial Times

If you’re looking for the next fun and informative business-centric read, the Financial Times has you covered with the recently unveiled shortlist for the 2022 Business Book Award for the publication. Last year’s winner was “This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends,” raucous New York Times reporter Nicole Perlroth explored cyberattacks and the … Read more

Jeffrey Archer began book festival in the Twin Cities – Twin Cities

Bestselling British author Jeffrey Archer speaks at a virtual event with Minnesota Carl Brooks at 3pm on Tuesday, September 27, 2022, kicking off the Twin Cities Book Festival. (Courtesy of the Twin Cities Book Festival) Jeffrey Archer: The best-selling British author of novels, non-fiction and short stories is giving the virtual start to the Twin … Read more

Can children’s books change education? In Honduras, Where They Haven’t Seen Many Before, Teachers Say “Yes”

Your browser does not support the audio component. Honduras is among the poorest countries in the Western Hemisphere. Even before 2020 brought the pandemic and successive Category 4 hurricanes, nearly half of the Honduran population was living in poverty. Add climate change, gang violence and unemployment to the mix, and the country’s challenges will become … Read more