• Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: Women & Power

    Women & Power
    by Mary Beard

    BookBrowse Review
    The treatise Women & Power: A Manifesto discusses a scene in Homer's Odyssey in which Odysseus's teenage son, Telemachus, lectures his mother about speaking to men, ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Kim Kovacs
    Read Review

    What Is a Manifesto?

    The book Women & Power is labeled a manifesto, which comes from the Latin word manifestus, meaning 'to manifest, to clearly reveal, or to make real.' It is a broad term for a public statement of intent, belief, or a call to action issued by an ... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: Speak No Evil

    Speak No Evil
    by Uzodinma Iweala

    BookBrowse Review
    Young Nigerian American writer Uzodinma Iweala is fast becoming known as a powerful chronicler of contemporary Africa. His debut novel, Beasts of No Nation, about child ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Norah Piehl
    Read Review

    The Nigerian Civil War

    In Speak No Evil, Uzodinma Iweala's protagonist, Niru, says that his father 'reminds us constantly that if he could walk ten miles to get sardines and tinned tomatoes for his family during the war, dodging low-flying Nigerian fighter plans ... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: Winter

    by Ali Smith

    BookBrowse Review
    "God was dead; to begin with." This first sentence of Winter perfectly sets up the dreamy journey Ali Smith is about to take her readers on; it's going to be strange (a ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Meara Conner
    Read Review

    Books Within Winter

    An integral part of Ali Smith's Winter are the frequent allusions and references made to other excellent works of literature. Though it would be nearly impossible to catalog them all, here are a few. A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens Dickens... Beyond the Book
  • Editor's Choice

    Book Jacket: A Land of Permanent Goodbyes

    A Land of Permanent Goodbyes
    by Atia Abawi

    BookBrowse Review

    When you're a refugee, everyone has lost, at least for the time being... And the journey beyond those invisible lines can become just as heinous as living inside the ...

    Book Reviewed by:
    Michelle Anya Anjirbag
    Read Review

    Syrian Culture: A Rich, Layered Legacy

    The voices and stories of Syrian refugee experiences are not the only thing drowned out by the international news agencies' overwhelming focus on conflict, war, and death tolls. Underneath the tragedy, now literally buried beneath the rubble in many ... Beyond the Book

This Week's Top Picks

  • Book Jacket: Fisherman's Blues
  • Book Jacket: Sometimes I Lie
  • Book Jacket: The Parking Lot Attendant
  • Book Jacket: An American Sickness
  • Book Jacket: The Force
  • Book Jacket: Goodbye Days
  • Book Jacket: The Woman's Hour
  • Book Jacket: Girls Burn Brighter
  • Book Jacket: The Heart's Invisible Furies
  • Book Jacket: The Radium Girls
  • Book Jacket: House of Names
  • Book Jacket: The Delight of Being Ordinary
  • Book Jacket: Girl in Disguise
  • Book Jacket: A Girl Like That
  • Book Jacket: The Plea
  • Book Jacket: White Houses
  • Book Jacket: A Land of Permanent Goodbyes
  • Book Jacket: The Girls in the Picture
  • Book Jacket: Winter
  • Book Jacket: The Wife Between Us
  • Book Jacket: The Music Shop
  • Book Jacket: Women & Power

Find a book

Find Your Next Great Read!

First Impressions

  • Book Jacket

    Sometimes I Lie
    by Alice Feeney

    This brilliant psychological thriller asks: Is something a lie if you believe it's the truth?
    Reader Reviews

  • Book Jacket

    Anatomy of a Miracle
    by Jonathan Miles

    A stunning novel that offers an exploration of faith, science and the meaning of life.
    Reader Reviews

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

  • Discuss this book
    Book Jacket

    The Women in the Castle

    Three women, haunted by the past and the secrets they hold.

    Join the discussion!

More Discussions

  1.  311Ginny Moon:
    Benjamin Ludwig
  2.  235A Piece of the World:
    Christina Baker Kline
  3.  297The Dry:
    Jane Harper

All Discussions

Win this book!
Win The Balcony

The Balcony
by Jane Delury

A century-spanning novel-in-stories of a French village brimming with compassion, natural beauty, and unmistakable humanity.


Word Play

Solve this clue:

One N U G

and be entered to win..

Book Club Recommendations
Featured Book Club

featured bookclub

Recent Reader Reviews
  • Educated
    by Tara Westover

    At first it might seem abit difficult to read. Impossible to put down. A powerful, powerful book that you shouldn’t miss. I can’t just leave it at that because Tara ...
    read more

  • The Radium Girls
    by Kate Moore

    The Radium Girls is one of the most emotionally devastating, emotionally uplifting, roller coaster reads I have read in a very long time. I requested this book months ago...
    read more

  • The House of Broken Angels
    by Luis Alberto Urrea

    How could a character like man be so touching. It brings tears to my eyes just to realize that sickness is no respect of h. Such a good soul Big Angel. In his final days,...
    read more

  • Sometimes I Lie
    by Alice Feeney

    How could anyone not take notice of such brilliant writing? I find more and more that as I read each chapter my mind was filled with empathy and eagerness for the outcome...
    read more

  • The Great Alone
    by Kristin Hannah

    For those of you who have read Hannah's previous novel, do not expect a carbon copy of her work. This new book is, however, a wonderfully atmospheric and poignant look at...
    read more

  • The Girls in the Picture
    by Melanie Benjamin

    This book kept giving me more surprises as it went on. I hadn't realized that Mary Pickford was the first star of silent pictures, nor that she carried that over into ...
    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 books that we believe to be best in class. Books that will whisk you to faraway places and times, that will expand your mind and challenge you -- the kinds of books you just can't wait to tell your friends about.