• Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

    On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
    by Ocean Vuong

    BookBrowse Review
    On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous, the bold and bracing debut novel by acclaimed poet Ocean Vuong, centers on Little Dog, the son of a Vietnamese immigrant mother and an absent ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Rachel Hullett
    Read Review

    Beyond the Book: Vietnamese Amerasians

    When U.S. troops withdrew from Vietnam in 1975, the 1.3 million lives lost would prove to be only the beginning of the war's lasting impact on both countries, especially for many of the children born in Vietnam amid the bloodshed. Initially coined... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: Daisy Jones & The Six

    Daisy Jones & The Six
    by Taylor Jenkins Reid

    BookBrowse Review
    In this evocative novel written in the format of an interview with members of a fictional music group, author Taylor Jenkins Reid paints a vivid portrait of the rock 'n' roll ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Lisa Butts
    Read Review

    Beyond the Book: The History of the Sunset Strip

    Titular character Daisy Jones from Taylor Jenkins Reid's novel Daisy Jones & The Six comes of age in the 1970s, visiting rock clubs on the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles. This 1.6 mile stretch of music venues, nightclubs, restaurants and retail ... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: The Age of Living Machines

    The Age of Living Machines
    by Susan Hockfield

    BookBrowse Review
    In the face of looming global challenges, such as overpopulation, resource depletion and disease, Dr. Susan Hockfield shows that sustainable solutions—those that can be ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Jamie Chornoby
    Read Review

    Beyond the Book: Funding Research in STEM

    In The Age of Living Machines, Susan Hockfield tells readers about the work of Angela Belcher, a chemist and bioengineer who found a way to make affordable, clean and natural renewable energy. Belcher and her colleagues did this by harnessing the ... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket

    The Mars Room
    by Rachel Kushner

    BookBrowse Review
    There is palpable tension between expectation and reality in Rachel Kushner's third novel. The protagonist, 29-year-old Romy Hall, is an inmate at a Central Valley ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Lisa Butts
    Read Review

    Beyond the Book: Ted Kaczynski, The Unabomber

    In The Mars Room, Rachel Kushner provides excerpts from Ted Kaczynski's journals to draw parallels between the Unabomber and her character Gordon Hauser, the man that teaches an English class at Stanville Prison. Ted Kaczynski was a reclusive U.S. ... Beyond the Book

This Week's Top Picks

  • Book Jacket: Fleishman Is in Trouble
  • Book Jacket: The Capital
  • Book Jacket: Underland
  • Book Jacket: City of Girls
  • Book Jacket: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
  • Book Jacket: Orange World and Other Stories
  • Book Jacket: Endeavour
  • Book Jacket: Red Birds
  • Book Jacket: The Flight Portfolio
  • Book Jacket: Beauty in the Broken Places
  • Book Jacket: There There
  • Book Jacket: The Electric Woman
  • Book Jacket: Little Fires Everywhere
  • Book Jacket: Genuine Fraud
  • Book Jacket: Flannery
  • Book Jacket: How to Make Friends with the Dark
  • Book Jacket: Washington Black
  • Book Jacket: The Girl Who Smiled Beads
  • Book Jacket: The Old Drift
  • Book Jacket: Daisy Jones & The Six

Find a book

Find Your Next Great Read!

Readers Recommend

  • Book Jacket

    More News Tomorrow
    by Susan Richards Shreve

    An irresistible portrait of a family drawn together in search of truth.
    Reader Reviews

  • Book Jacket

    Travelers
    by Helon Habila

    A startlingly exploration of the African diaspora in Europe, by an acclaimed international writer.
    Reader Reviews

Members read and review books before they're published. See what they'll be reviewing soon.

  • BookBrowse Book Club
    Book Jacket

    An American Marriage
    by Tayari Jones

    A masterpiece of storytelling, and a 2018 Oprah's Book Club Selection.

    Join the discussion!

More Discussions

  1.  300Her Kind of Case:
    Jeanne Winer
  2.  280Fly Girls:
    Keith O'Brien
  3.  273Girls Burn Brighter:
    Shobha Rao

All Discussions

Win this book!
Win The Guest Book

The Guest Book
by Sarah Blake

"An American epic in the truest sense."
—Entertainment Weekly

Enter

Word Play

Solve this clue:

M I Haste, R A L

and be entered to win..

Book Club Recommendations
  • Women Talking Book Jacket
    Women Talking
    by Miriam Toews

    Based on real events and told through the "minutes" of the women's all-female symposium, ...

    Book Reviewed by
    Lisa Butts

  • West Book Jacket
    West
    by Carys Davies

    An exquisite, slender first novel set on the American frontier about a restless widower ...

    Book Reviewed by
    Dean Muscat

  • You Bring the Distant Near Book Jacket
    You Bring the Distant Near
    by Mitali Perkins

    This elegant young adult novel captures the immigrant experience for one Indian-American ...

    Book Reviewed by
    Michelle Anya Anjirbag

Featured Book Club

featured bookclub

Recent Reader Reviews
  • The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
    by Junot Diaz

    The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz is a novel published in the year 2007 to unprecedented acclaim, and the novel turned to be a huge critical and popular ...
    read more

  • Darius the Great Is Not Okay
    by Adib Khorram

    This book has a teenage male protagonist but readers of all ages and genders will be able to relate to the difficulties he faces. Darius's Persian ancestry makes him a ...
    read more

  • Becoming
    by Michelle Obama

    By the time my name came up to get this from the library, I was more than a little burned out on political autobiographies, so started this half-heartedly. Boy was I ...
    read more

  • The Red Tent
    by Anita Diamant

    This is not my usual choice, I happened across it at a duty free shop at an airport many years ago. I opened it and read the prologue and bawled my eyes out. I felt ...
    read more

  • Her Kind of Case
    by Jeanne Winer

    There are not many books that get a 5 star rating from me. However this book rose right to the top. I had to often remind myself that this book is fiction. In story and ...
    read more

  • The Great Alone
    by Kristin Hannah

    Kristin Hannah is a brilliant story teller. If life can be hard, life is harder in Alaska. Leni, the main character moves here from Washington with her mother and her ...
    read more

Give a BookBrowse Membership

A BookBrowse Membership is the ideal gift for your book loving friends and family.

Give a Gift Membership

Your guide toexceptional          books

BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us.