Notable New ReleasesReviews that have been posted for new releases (books released within the last year) or soon to be released are shown here. If you end up reading one of them, come back and share your thoughts!
Early on in the The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker, two college students discuss the Trolley Problem, a very popular thought experiment in ethical decision-making. It's a scenario (would you kill one person to save five?) that has made its rounds again and again in academics, pop culture and in...January 7, 2019
Where the Crawdads Sing
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens opens with a picture of a map and the discovery of a dead body in the marshes of North Carolina. [caption id="attachment_4317" align="alignright" width="375"] Reese's Book Club September 2018 Pick[/caption] I was immediately intrigued when I saw it in the bookstore, but grew...December 13, 2018
Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou tells the story of Theranos, a biotech startup that had a staggering rise to a close to $10 billion valuation and an even more dramatic fall. The very short version of this review: I was really impressed...December 8, 2018
Once Upon A River
Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield was released yesterday, but I'd been looking forward to it pretty much as soon as I heard about it. Naturally, I was very excited to be approved for an advanced copy of the book. I read her debut novel, The Thirteenth Tale, over...December 5, 2018