Reviews

Review: ‘The Underground Railroad’

Colson Whitehead reimagines the Underground Railroad - the storied network of people who helped slaves escape in the years prior to the Civil War - as ...

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Review: ‘For All The Gold In The World’

The trick to reading For All the Gold in the World, the latest noir from Italian author Massimo Carlotto, is looking for the crime within the crime. B ...

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Review: ‘Chronicle of a Last Summer’

Author Yasmine El Rashidi's debut novel, #x201c;Chronicle of a Last Summer,#x201d; is actually the story of three beastly hot summers in Cairo: the fi ...

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Review: ‘Falling’

Romance novels aren't usually my first choice, but sometimes it is nice to work in a lighter read. After reading the premise of #x201c;Falling#x201d; ...

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Review: ‘Destined’

Readers love series. The chance to return to a familiar story and a set of beloved characters over the course of several books is appealing, and it dr ...

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Review: ‘Jane Doe January’

In 1992, Emily Winslow, then a college student in Pittsburgh, was raped by a stranger who followed her into her apartment building and forced his way ...

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Review: ‘Zero K’

In an isolated desert facility, individuals - some terminally ill, others simply eager for a new start - gather to be cryogenically frozen in the hope ...

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Review: ‘English River’

In the third installment of Iowa author Thomas Nye's YA Amish Horse series, #x201c;English River#x201d; Lenny has taken a semester off from college to ...

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REVIEW | ‘ANIMAL KEEPERS’

Donn Behnke isn't a great writer, and it shows. He is a great coach, though, and that most definitely shows.Read #x201c;The Animal Keepers#x201d; (KCI ...

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REVIEW | ‘THE FORGOTTEN ROOM’

Three best-selling authors have come together to write #x201c;The Forgotten Room,#x201d; a novel about three women united by one iconic New York City ...

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REVIEW | ‘VESSELS’

When Iowa graduate Daniel Raeburn met his wife at a party, he was stuck in an extended adolescence, as he describes in his debut non-fiction work, #x2 ...

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Reviewers: Best books of 2015

Looking for a good book to read this holiday season or for the winter ahead? The Gazette's book reviewers offer their top picks from the more than 100 ...

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