Kirkus Best of 2019–Nonfiction

Kirkus Reviews continues their Best of 2019 round-up with their Nonfiction picks, including these 16 Macmillan titles! THE BRITISH ARE COMING: The War for America, Lexington to Princeton, 1775-1777 by Rick Atkinson THE UNDYING: Pain, vulnerability, mortality, medicine, art, time, dreams, data, exhaustion, cancer, and care by Anne Boyer COVENTRY: Essays by Rachel Cusk THE […]

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Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Starred Review Round-Up (4/26/19)

Calling all collection development librarians! These books all received multiple starred reviews! THE RIGHT SORT OF MAN by Allison Montclair “The Right Sort Marriage Bureau’s debut is exactly the right sort to have readers hoping for a second date.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review “Both leads are complex, well-developed characters, whose penchant for humorous byplay never comes […]

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Nonfiction Round-Up (4/3/19)

Nonfiction Round-Up (4/3/19)

Dive into four memoirs and The View in today’s nonfiction round-up! ALL SHIPS FOLLOW ME: A Family Memoir of War Across Three Continents by Mieke Eerkens “A generational memoir of war and its long-lasting effects on descendants…. The sins of the fathers are visited on their children, indeed. Eerkens’ poignant book sheds new light on […]

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Women’s History Month 2019

Women’s History Month 2019

March is Women’s History Month, and today we celebrate their powerful voices with these fierce reads: PRAIRIE FIRES: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser DIVIDED WE STAND: The Battle Over Women’s Rights and Family Values That Polarized American Politics by Marjorie Spruill A WARRIOR OF THE PEOPLE: How Susan La Flesche […]

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