May 08, 2013
Some remarkable true stories - including the diary of a Holocaust survivor - make up some of the many features in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. You'll learn about one man's real-life mission to groom his ideal mate and explore the role that faith can play in our lives. A compelling mystery set during the Great Recession in Florida is now in paperback as is an intriguing book about the joys (and obstacles) of taking care of the sick. We hope you find much to enjoy in this latest issue. Happy reading!
April 17, 2013
What was it like during the Hollywood of yesteryear? How do you confront bullies? What explains chimpanzees' incredible memories? What did it take to make it during China's Cultural Revolution or the Armenian genocide? The wide variety of books featured in this issue of The BookBrowse Review address these questions and many more. We've got something for every kind of mood and reading interest. So dive in!
April 03, 2013
Timeless tales of survival, stories about cultural trauma and a memoir by a micro-financier form a vibrant mix of the many features included in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. New in paperback are Maria Semple's lively tale about a mother-daughter duo and The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry a heartwarming look at life and friendship. Author Jim Crace, who says he won't be writing long fiction any more, grants us a special interview. Hope you enjoy this issue and find much to enjoy.
March 20, 2013
A tale of environmental malpractice coverup and a dsytopian novel featuring a teen dyslexic protagonist, are two of many exciting books covered in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. Jeanette Winterson's moving and compelling memoir, Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? is now out in paperback and lovers of thrillers will be delighted to know that Lehrter Station, the newest in the John Russell series has also been released in paperback. Happy spring and happy reading!
March 06, 2013
Author Cathy Marie Buchanan's novel, The Painted Girls, set during the Belle Epoque era in Paris, is one of many engaging reads in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. We have a mystery set in 17th century England and one set in nineteenth century New York. Eleanor and Park is a teen love story framed against punk rock, while Forgotten Country is a story about a Korean family and its struggle to cope with displacement. Our non-fiction selection includes a look at palliative care now out in paperback. Happy reading!
February 20, 2013
The Chinese Nobel Laureate for Literature, Mo Yan, has a new book out and it is one of many featured in this issue of The BookBrowse Review. Closer to American shores, Calling Me Home is a compelling story about an unlikely friendship in 1930s Kentucky. A memoir about an Arab American woman and a biography about Clarence Birdseye, the inventor of flash-freezing, will appeal to lovers of non-fiction. There are tasty morsels in here from everyone. Happy reading!
February 06, 2013
This issue of The BookBrowse Review includes a beautifully crafted tale of a kidnapping by the child's own father; an unusual story about the Holocaust experience, and the latest in a series of mysteries set in 17th century Bavaria. You'll also find out how a dynamic woman came to be king of a village in Ghana and discover a primer on American culture told through the eyes of a young immigrant. There's something for every reading mood and genre - from romance to narrative non-fiction and historical fiction. So, share the love!