Review- Sea Prayer by Khaled Hosseini

The #1 New York Times-bestselling author of The Kite Runner, A Thousand Splendid Suns, and And the Mountains Echoed responds to the heartbreak of the current refugee crisis with this deeply moving, beautifully illustrated short work of fiction for people of all ages, all over the world. A short, powerful, illustrated book written by beloved …

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Review- Women Talking by Mariam Toews

Between 2005 and 2009, in a remote religious Mennonite colony, over a hundred girls and women were knocked unconscious and raped, often repeatedly, by what many thought were ghosts or demons, as a punishment for their sins. As the women tentatively began to share the details of the attacks-waking up sore and bleeding and not …

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Reviews- The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Little Fires Everywhere, and The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet by Becky Chambers Follow a motley crew on an exciting journey through space—and one adventurous young explorer who discovers the meaning of family in the far reaches of the universe—in this light-hearted debut space opera from a rising sci-fi star. Rosemary Harper doesn’t expect much when she …

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Non-Fiction Reviews: Bad Blood, Boy Erased, & The Invention of Nature

Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou The full inside story of the breathtaking rise and shocking collapse of Theranos, the multibillion-dollar biotech startup, by the prize-winning journalist who first broke the story and pursued it to the end, despite pressure from its charismatic CEO and threats by her …

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Non-Fiction Reviews- Lab Girl, Bad Feminist, & Kitchen Confidential

Lab Girl by Hope Jahren Lab Girl is a book about work, love, and the mountains that can be moved when those two things come together. It is told through Jahren’s stories: about her childhood in rural Minnesota with an uncompromising mother and a father who encouraged hours of play in his classroom’s labs; about how …

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