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Book Reviews & Reading Lists


With thousands of books to choose from every year, how can you know what reads are worth your time? This is your resource for recommendation lists by genre and topic, and reviews of the latest books.
  1. Latest Reviews
  2. Longtime Bestsellers
  3. Romance & Chick Lit
  4. Mystery & Suspense
  5. Memoirs & Family
  6. Literary Fiction
  1. Contemporary British Literature
  2. Historical Fiction
  3. Books about Islamic Cultures
  4. Books that Make Good Gifts
  5. Inspiration & Religion

Latest Reviews

Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua

Want to know whether recent releases are worth your time? Here are reviews of some of the new releases that people are talking about.

Longtime Bestsellers

'Eat Pray Love' by Elizabeth Gilbert

These books may not be brand new, but they just seem to get more and more popular by the day. Wondering what all the buzz is about? Check out these reviews

Romance & Chick Lit

'Certain Girls' by Jennifer Weiner

If you are in the mood for love or just want to spend a Girls’ Night reading, these books and authors are sure to please.

Mystery & Suspense

'Beat the Reaper' by Josh Bazell

There is nothing quite like a good mystery to keep the pages turning.

Memoirs & Family

'The House at Sugar Beach' by Helene Cooper

Find fiction and nonfiction picks on family life and personal experiences here.

Literary Fiction

'Drood' by Dan Simmons

Reviews of some of the current big hitters in the literary world.

Contemporary British Literature

'When We Were Romans' by Matthew Kneale

The British have a unique way of writing about life and a type of humor all their own. Check out some hot contemporary British literature.

Historical Fiction

'Suite Francaise' by Irene Nemirovsky

Learn about history through well written stories. Historical fiction authors try to stay true to known history, but take liberty to add details about personal lives and events.

Books about Islamic Cultures

'A Thousand Splendid Suns' by Khaled Hosseini

Discover these books that delve into the world of Islam.

Books that Make Good Gifts

'The Shepherd, the Angel, and Walter the Christmas Miracle Dog' by Dave Barry

Books are excellent gifts for anyone who likes to read. Well-picked books will be appreciated for years to come.

Inspiration & Religion

'The Shack' by William P. Young

Wanting to explore spirituality? Here are some of the books that ask the big questions and appeal to the masses.

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