Ashley Bergner Contributing writer It’s easy to dismiss movie novelizations as sub-par literature. They’re different from pre-existing books that are then adapted to film; they’re not always the best-written books, and they often come across as little .
Hannah Ens Contributing writer The synopsis for this book had one of my “sign me up” phrases: upstairs- downstairs drama. Toss in magic with a societal power imbalance and I’m in. Gilded Cage takes place in contemporary Britain where .
Aaron Pauls Contributing writer I can tell you right off the bat that if you aren’t interested in baseball, you can safely stop reading this review, as there’s little chance you’ll like “The Pine Tar Game.” Of .
Early spring days of tree buds and hungry birds make me look for books that include the outdoors. Here are some great new children’s books for nature lovers. “Applesauce Weather,” by award-winning poet Helen Frost, is a gentle story .
“Winter’s Child” is the latest in the author’s engrossing series of Wind River Mysteries, set on the Wind River Indian reservation in central Wyoming. Author Margaret Coel is an historian by training and is an expert on the .
Wayne, as he calls himself, has had a distinguished career in the CIA, excelling at every posting, including those in combat zones, and he’s reached the agency’s inner circle of decision makers. He’s young and talented enough .
The cover is bright blue and neon yellow with a bright pink spine. That is how “Encyclopedia of an Ordinary Life,” by Amy Krouse Rosenthal caught my eye. On the back she describes the cover of a book as being .
Aaron Pauls Contributing writer The story of Sir Ernest Shackleton and the Endurance party in Antarctica is one of the most amazing exploration stories in known history. That a man could be stranded on that vast icy desert with a .
Hannah Ens Contributing writer Since 2011, Veronica Roth has been a single-franchise name. From the core “Divergent” trilogy to the accompanying movies, she’s been deeply entrenched in the dystopian Chicago that put her name on the literary map. “Carve the .
Author Elliot Ackerman is a journalist, former White House Fellow, and Marine veteran who served five tours in Iraq and Afghanistan. He has covered the Syrian War since 2013 and is also the author of the novel “Green on Blue.” Not .
Bob Funk Contributing writer Maureen Dowd, a columnist for the New York Times, has known and covered both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump for decades. In her recently published “The Year of Voting Dangerously: The Derangement of American Politics,” she .
If your ancestry is Irish, you share that fact with 39.6 million other Americans. Irish Americans make up about 12 percent of the population of the United States. In Boston, they account for more than 20 percent of the city’s population, and .
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