Jackson’s buoyancy infuses every word she writes, making this an easy book to read in spite of its sometimes-difficult subject matter. We read memoirs to confirm that we are not alone, that others have faced trials like our own. New... Read More
April 17, 2013
Here are all of the books we've reviewed that were published April 17, 2013. You can also view all of the books we've reviewed that were published anytime in April 2013.
Pictures of babies in every stage of healthy development sets this parenting guide apart. New parents can be anxious about their baby’s development. When should she respond to her name? Sit up? Start talking? Advice from grandparents... Read More
“Nothing is prettier and at the same time more deadly than Napalm,” writes Richard Carl Wieburg, a US Army lieutenant in Vietnam in 1968, who spent a truly terrifying year as “the leader of a mercenary squad, run by the CIA.”... Read More
Young children instinctively use their imagination to learn about life. Unfortunately, that important ability can get pushed aside as they grow to adulthood. William Carpenter and Diana Soto have written an intelligent and well-organized... Read More
Taking its title from congressional testimony by Alan Greenspan, a former chairman of the Federal Reserve, this fascinating work on currency, global debt, and the gold standard presents a unique viewpoint that runs counter to prevailing... Read More
A highly charged look at what happens when high ideals and big money collide after the death of a rock icon. One of rock’s most classic bands of all time, The Doors, have maintained relevance for more than forty years. In The Doors... Read More