Books reviewed by Donna Chavez at BookBrowse.

Donna Chavez
BookBrowse Reviewer

Donna Chavez, a member of the National Book Critics Circle, reviews books for BookBrowse, Publishers Weekly and the American Library Association's Booklist. She is also a freelance writer with numerous publishing credits, including the Chicago Tribune and the Chicago Sun Times, and is a writing coach.

Books reviewed by Donna Chavez

The Smiling Man (03/06/19)
Tiffany Blues (08/15/18)
Tango Lessons (08/01/18)
American by Day (05/02/18)
The Plea (03/21/18)
Dust Bowl Girls (04/05/17)
Little Deaths (02/15/17)
A List of Cages (01/18/17)
The Hermit (01/04/17)
The Boat Rocker (11/02/16)
Commonwealth (09/21/16)
My Name Is Leon (09/07/16)
A Meal in Winter (08/03/16)
I Let You Go (06/01/16)
The Drifter (03/02/16)
We Are the Ants (01/20/16)
Jack of Spades (07/08/15)
Doctor Death (03/18/15)
Rain Reign (11/19/14)
Nine Days (11/05/14)
A Colder War (09/17/14)
One Kick (09/03/14)
Euphoria (07/09/14)
Invisible City (06/04/14)
Gemini (04/09/14)
The Hit (03/19/14)
Detroit Shuffle (11/06/13)
The Prophet (09/12/12)
Lehrter Station (05/16/12)
Miracles, Inc. (02/03/11)
Take Me Home (11/03/10)
Great House (10/20/10)
The Debba (09/08/10)
Keeper (09/08/10)
The Ask (04/21/10)
Chronic City (10/21/09)
The Big Steal (08/12/09)
Huge (08/12/09)
Eclipse (02/19/09)
Beat the Reaper (02/05/09)
Land of Marvels (01/21/09)
Bamboo and Blood (01/07/09)
The Black Tower (10/01/08)
The Irregulars (09/18/08)
Tethered (08/13/08)
Finding Nouf (06/18/08)
Wolf Totem (04/17/08)

Join & Save $10!

Discover books that entertain, engage & enlighten. One-year membership: $29

Find out more


Today's Top Picks

  • Book Jacket: One Night Two Souls Went Walking
    One Night Two Souls Went Walking
    by Ellen Cooney
    In One Night Two Souls Went Walking, we follow a young interfaith chaplain as she carries out her ...
  • Book Jacket: Truthtelling
    Truthtelling
    by Lynne Schwartz
    The word "unsayable" can mean something is too vast to be put into words. Alternatively, it can ...
  • Book Jacket: The Book Collectors
    The Book Collectors
    by Delphine Minoui
    About halfway through The Book Collectors, I was disappointed. I came into the book with a ...
  • Book Jacket: Blue Sky Kingdom
    Blue Sky Kingdom
    by Bruce Kirkby
    Who hasn't dreamed of escaping all of the trappings of today's modern life and finding a secluded, ...

Readers Recommend

  • Book Jacket

    Stories from Suffragette City
    by M.J. Rose & Fiona Davis (editors)

    One City.
    One Movement.
    A World of Stories.

    Reader Reviews
Book Club Discussion
Book Jacket
The Exiles
by Christina Baker Kline
The author of Orphan Train returns with an ambitious, emotionally resonant historical novel.
Win This Book!
Win Jack

Return to Gilead with Jack, the instant New York Times bestseller

Enter to win Marilynne Robinson's latest novel in her classic series.

Enter

Wordplay

Solve this clue:

I G I O Ear A O T O

and be entered to win..

Books that     
entertain,
     engage

 & enlighten

Visitors can view some of BookBrowse for free. Full access is for members only.

Join Today!

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.