Book Reviews

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Layover by David Bell
Layover by David Bell
A chance meeting with a woman in an airport sends a man on a pulse-pounding quest for the truth... Read more.
Someone to Honor (Westcott #6) by Mary Balogh
Someone to Honor (Westcott #6) by Mary Balogh
First appearances deceive in the newest charming and heartwarming Regency romance in the Westcott series from beloved New York Times Read more.
A Field Guide to Color: Watercolor Explorations in Hues, Tints, Shades, and Everything in Between by Lisa Solomon
A Field Guide to Color: Watercolor Explorations in Hues, Tints, Shades, and Everything in Between by Lisa Solomon
Play with paint, get creative with color, and discover your personal palette--a joyful, interactive workbook... Read more.
The Floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland
Adrift together on the open seas, the Feldmans will each face the truths they’ve been ignoring–and learn that the people Read more.
The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
A dazzling, multigenerational novel in which the four adult daughters of a Chicago couple--still madly in love after forty years--recklessly Read more.
Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior
In the rolling hills of beautiful Exmoor, there’s a barn... Read more.
Little Free Libraries and Tiny Sheds: 12 Miniature Structures You Can Build to Enhance Your Yard or Neighborhood by Philip
Little Free Libraries and Tiny Sheds is one tool on the road to helping you build community in your neighborhood. Read more.
Midnight at the Blackbird Café by Heather Webber © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Midnight at the Blackbird Café by Heather Webber
Heather Webber's Midnight at the Blackbird Cafe is a captivating blend of magical realism, heartwarming romance, and small-town Southern charm. Read more.
Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Appeasement: Chamberlain, Hitler, Churchill, and the Road to War by Tim Bouverie
A gripping new history of the British appeasement of the Third Reich on the eve of World War II. Read more.
Natalie Tan's Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim © 2018 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim
Lush and visual, chock-full of delicious recipes, Roselle Lim's magical debut novel is about food, heritage, and finding family in Read more.
A History of Cadbury by Diane Wordsworth © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
A History of Cadbury by Diane Wordsworth
In 2024, Cadbury's will be celebrating 200 years of the first store opening. This is the story of how the Read more.
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Furious Hours: Murder, Fraud, and the Last Trial of Harper Lee by Casey Cep
The stunning story of an Alabama serial killer and the true-crime book that Harper Lee worked on obsessively in the Read more.

Book Clubs

The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, an homage to 1940s noir, and an exploration of the mysteries of Read more.
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder
This powerful and inspiring book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of Read more.
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
In one of the most important and beloved Latin American works of In one of the most important and beloved Read more.
Columbine by Dave Cullen © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Columbine by Dave Cullen
Columbine is an examination of the Columbine High School massacre. Read more.
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
We Crossed a Bridge and It Trembled: Voices from Syria by Wendy Pearlman
Wartime testimonies and poetic fragments from a cross-section of Syrians whose lives have been transformed by revolution, war, and flight. Read more.
The Republic by Plato © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The Republic by Plato
Presented in the form of a dialogue between Socrates and three different interlocutors... Read more.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again... Read more.
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
If You Come Softly by Jacqueline Woodson
Both Elisha (Ellie) and Jeremiah (Miah) attend Percy Academy, a private school where neither quite fits in... Read more.
The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The Woman in the Dunes by Kōbō Abe
The Woman in the Dunes, by celebrated writer and thinker Kobo Abe, combines the essence of myth, suspense and the Read more.
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
Bless Me, Ultima by Rudolfo Anaya
Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima enters his life. She is a curandera, one who heals with herbs Read more.
The Color Purple by Alice Walker © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The Color Purple by Alice Walker
Set in the deep American South between the wars, it is the tale of Celie, a young black girl born Read more.
The Giver by Lois Lowry
The Giver by Lois Lowry
Twelve-year-old Jonas lives in a seemingly ideal world. Not until he is given his life assignment as the Receiver does Read more.

All Books

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
This is the testament of Paul Bäumer, who enlists with his classmates in the German army of World War I. Read more.
The Yiddish Policemen's Union by Michael Chabon © 2019 ericarobbin.com | All rights reserved.
The Yiddish Policemen’s Union by Michael Chabon
At once a gripping whodunit, a love story, an homage to 1940s noir, and an exploration of the mysteries of Read more.
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder
Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World by Tracy Kidder
This powerful and inspiring book shows how one person can make a difference, as Kidder tells the true story of Read more.
Layover by David Bell
Layover by David Bell
A chance meeting with a woman in an airport sends a man on a pulse-pounding quest for the truth... Read more.
The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great by Ben Shapiro
The Right Side of History: How Reason and Moral Purpose Made the West Great by Ben Shapiro
America has a God-shaped hole in its heart, argues New York Times bestselling author Ben Shapiro, and we shouldn't fill Read more.
Hawaii by James A. Michener
Hawaii by James A. Michener
Pulitzer Prize–winning author James A. Michener brings Hawaii’s epic history vividly to life in a classic saga. Read more.
American Cookery
American Cookery
This facsimile of the first American-written cookbook published in the United States is not only a first in cookbook literature, Read more.
A Field Guide to Color: Watercolor Explorations in Hues, Tints, Shades, and Everything in Between by Lisa Solomon
A Field Guide to Color: Watercolor Explorations in Hues, Tints, Shades, and Everything in Between by Lisa Solomon
Play with paint, get creative with color, and discover your personal palette--a joyful, interactive workbook... Read more.
The Floating Feldmans by Elyssa Friedland
Adrift together on the open seas, the Feldmans will each face the truths they’ve been ignoring–and learn that the people Read more.
The Most Fun We Ever Had by Claire Lombardo
A dazzling, multigenerational novel in which the four adult daughters of a Chicago couple--still madly in love after forty years--recklessly Read more.
At The Zoo by Clever Publishing
With panoramic illustrations on each spread and appealing recurring characters, our classic Look & Find format is now available to Read more.
Ellie and the Harpmaker by Hazel Prior
In the rolling hills of beautiful Exmoor, there’s a barn... Read more.