• Today's Top Picks

    Review

    The Gilded Ones

    After years of feeling like an outcast, Deka wants nothing more than to pass through the Ritual of Purity so that she can become a recognized member of her village in the kingdom of Otera. In Otera, ...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Monstrously Powerful: Patriarchy and the Demonization of Women

    In a letter addressed to readers in The Gilded Ones, Namina Forna writes that the book is 'at its heart…an examination of patriarchy. How does it form? What supports it? How do women survive ...

    Read Article
  • Today's Top Picks

    Review

    The Code Breaker

    What makes humans human? It's a mystery that has inspired philosophers and driven scientific endeavor. The discovery of DNA in the 1950s provided a giant leap forward in answering that question, and ...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Conflicts Over Credit: CRISPR and HIV

    When a scientific breakthrough is achieved, it can be a moment of major celebration. Depending on the implications of that advancement, previously unknown individuals can find themselves vaulted into ...

    Read Article
  • Today's Top Picks

    Review

    Genesis

    Popular science books represent an important niche in non-fiction. They build a bridge between academic journals that may only be accessible to readers with a PhD of their own and the layperson who is...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Creation Myths

    Woven into Guido Tonelli's Genesis are origin myths from different cultures and religions throughout history. He frames his work using the first book of the Hebrew Bible and often brings up creation ...

    Read Article
  • Today's Top Picks

    Review

    Buses Are a Comin'

    Charles Person was just 18 years old in 1961 when he became the youngest of the first wave of "Freedom Riders" – men and women who boarded interstate buses in America's South with the intent of ...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

    In his memoir Buses Are a Comin', Charles Person explains that he got involved with the American Civil Rights Movement of the 1950s-1960s through fellow students at his school, Morehouse College, ...

    Read Article
  • Today's Top Picks

    Review

    Firekeeper's Daughter

    Angeline Boulley's young adult novel Firekeeper's Daughter follows 18-year-old Daunis — biracial member of the Ojibwe tribe, former ice hockey star and traditional herbal medicine savant —...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Muskiiki: The Four Sacred Ojibwe Medicines

    In Firekeeper's Daughter, Daunis is interested in how her fellow Ojibwe tribe members use medicinal herbs. She chooses to study pre-med courses and plant biology at college so that she may go on to ...

    Read Article
  • Today's Top Picks

    Review

    Winter in Sokcho

    Our unnamed narrator is a young French-Korean woman who works at a guest house in Sokcho, a popular tourist spot that lies on the border between South and North Korea. Kerrand, a French graphic ...

    Read Review

    Beyond the Book

    Growing Support for Translated Literature

    In 2007, the University of Rochester launched Three Percent, an online database that aimed to strengthen support for translated literature within the US market, supplementing the work of their ...

    Read Article

Join BookBrowse

Become a Member
and discover exceptional books.

Find Out More

Readers Recommend

  • Book Jacket

    Crossing the River
    by Carol Smith

    A powerful exploration of grief that combines memoir, reportage, and lessons in how to heal.

    Reviews

  • Book Jacket

    A Theater for Dreamers
    by Polly Samson

    A spellbinding tour-de-force about the beauty between naïveté and cruelty, artist and muse.

    Reviews

An Introduction to BookBrowse
  • The Last Flight by Julie Clark
  • Join Us to Discuss

    The Girl in His Shadow Jacket

    The Girl in His Shadow
    by Audrey Blake

    The story of one woman who believed in scientific medicine before the world believed in her.

  • The Falling Woman by Richard Farrell

New In Paperback

  • Book Jacket: Livewired
  • Book Jacket: Daughters Of Smoke & Fire
  • Book Jacket: The Lady's Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness
  • Book Jacket: The Last Flight
  • Book Jacket: Utopia Avenue
  • Book Jacket: The Color of Air
  • Book Jacket: The Paris Hours

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.