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BWW Reviews: Award-Winning Children's Author, Maria Dismondy's SPOONFUL OF SWEETNESS
by Marina Kennedy

Award winning author, Maria Dismondy's latest book, 'Spoonful of Sweetness and other delicious manners' is a delightful board book for very young readers. illustrated by Ronnie Rooney. (more...)


BWW Reviews: BLACKBIRD Doesn't Quite Soar
by John Walker Ross

The best thing about Blackbird, Tom Wright's second novel featuring a character named Jim Bonham (who almost nobody calls Jim), is the cover design, which is spare, evocative, compelling. Nothing's wa... (more...)


BWW Reviews: MISS EMMA'S MATCHMAKING SERVICE FOR LITERARY CHARACTERS Offers an Ode to Book Lovers
by Heather Nadolny

The Ad Hoc Players give Capital Fringe 2014 a funny, witty, and intelligent love song to book nerds. (more...)


2014 Writers Salon Series Schedule Announced; Patricia Williams to Speak at Event Tonight, 6/24
by BWW News Desk

Martha's Vineyard, MA (June 22, 2014)-- Renaissance House: A Retreat for Writers Salon Series will host an evening with Patricia Williams, award-winning writer, Nation Magazine columnist, Columbia Law... (more...)


BWW Reviews: A MAN CALLED DESTRUCTION Covers the Bases
by John Walker Ross

Holly George-Warren's A Man Called Destruction is the first full-length biography of Alex Chilton... (more...)


BWW Reviews: HELLO AMERICAN LADY CREATURE by Lisa L. Kirchner is Fascinating
by Marina Kennedy

Lisa Kirchner's memoir, 'Hello American Lady Creature' has been published by Greenpoint Press. It is a fascinating account of her personal and professional experiences as an American woman living in ... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Twisted Lit Reinvents Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet in ANYONE BUT YOU
by Ellen Dostal

Love and Pizza…and Shakespeare! That's what authors Kim Askew and Amy Helmes have cooked up Chicago-style in ANYONE BUT YOU, book three of their popular Twisted Lit series for young adults. Each of th... (more...)


BWW Reviews: JACK OF SPIES Gets New Series Off To a Solid Start
by John Walker Ross

Despite its title and its almost documentary feel for period spy-craft, David Downing's Jack of Spies isn't necessarily bound by genre. (more...)


BWW Reviews: RING LARDNER - STORIES AND OTHER WRITINGS Is Priceless
by John Walker Ross

Some writers are valued for the window they provide into their own time, others for their prescience. (more...)


BWW Reviews: STARFISH, Patty Dann's Excellent New Novel by Greenpoint Press
by Marina Kennedy

Patty Dann's newest novel, 'Starfish' is an extraordinary book. This sequel to her well known 1986 novel, 'Mermaids,' is a refreshing, vibrant piece of modern fiction and a truly entertaining story a... (more...)


BWW Reviews: VIVIANE Is A Fascinating Psychological Portrait of a Woman Scorned
by Sara Zweig

Julia Deck's murder mystery is also a stunning psychological study of a woman who becomes a stranger to herself in the midst of a traumatic experience (more...)


BWW Reviews: ECHO OF THE BOOM Is A Decadent Depiction of Adolescence
by Sara Zweig

The apocalypse meets high school drama in Maxwell Neely-Cohen's first novel (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE FLOOD Realistically Re-Imagines The Life and Times of Noah
by Sara Zweig

Maine's retelling of the biblical story is elegant, simple, and intriguing. (more...)


BWW Reviews: DEATH COMES TO THE VILLAGE by Catherine Lloyd
by Marakay Rogers

Lloyd's new series makes Regency England a charming but dangerous place (more...)


BWW Reviews: Nancy Coco's ALL FUDGED UP, a Mystery With Recipes
by Marakay Rogers

When Allie finds a dead body in her father's Mackinac Island hotel and fudge shop, more mayhem ensues. (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE MAN WHO ATE HIS BOOK - A Wonderful Read
by Marina Kennedy

'The Man Who Ate His Book' has recently been published by Greenpoint Press. This outstanding compilation of essays, memoirs, fiction, humor, poetry and art is sure to please people who enjoy a good r... (more...)


BWW Reviews: FIVE CAME BACK Tells a Remarkable Tale
by John Walker Ross

“But few of them would enter the war as these directors did, with the sense that, in impending middle age, they had found themselves with a new world to conquer, a task that would test their abilities... (more...)


BWW Reviews: Susan Wingate's Enthralling Book, SACRIFICE AT SEA
by Marina Kennedy

Susan Wingate's 'Sacrifice at Sea' is the third book in her Bobby's Diner Series. Fans and new readers will relish an opportunity to enjoy Wingate's latest novel with its perfect mix of romance and m... (more...)


BWW Reviews: BODY COUNTS by Sean Strub
by Victoria Noe

Body Counts is not the story of a victim or even a hero. It's the story of a man at a unique time and place, a man with personal demons and challenges he used to fuel a quite remarkable life. (more...)


An Interview with Terry Persun and A Review of "SWEET SONG"
by Marina Kennedy

Terry Persun's book, 'Sweet Song' is a thought provoking piece of historical fiction that addresses the issue of race relations. It is a piece of literature that should be read by all. (more...)


BWW Reviews: THE KENNEDY HALF-CENTURY Sums Things Up Nicely
by John Walker Ross

The fiftieth anniversary of John Kennedy's assassination last November turned up an avalanche of books seeking to present new angles or re-hash old ones. Larry Sabato's The Kennedy Half-Century does a... (more...)


BWW Review: Parenting in a Social Media World – Keeping Your Child Safe in Cyberspace
by BWW News Desk

In Parenting in a Social Media World, Charlene C. Giannetti provides timely guidance for parents who realize that the digital age provides both great opportunities and new hazards for children. Social... (more...)


BWW Reviews: DEADLY LITTLE SECRETS by Marla Miller
by Victoria Noe

Miller has crafted a real page-turner. I thought I would read this in a leisurely way, but instead I stayed up late, unable to put it away until I knew how it ended. You will, too. (more...)


BWW Reviews: Anthony Bidulka's A FLIGHT OF AQUAVIT
by Marakay Rogers

Saskatoon detective Russell Quant may be able to solve the matter of a blackmailer bothering an accountant, but can he solve the mystery of his mother's Christmas visit? (more...)


BWW Reviews: Reissue of JOHN KNOX Holds Up History's Mirror and Allows Us to Gaze Upon Ourselves
by John Walker Ross

John Knox, the great Scottish reformer, emerged from a densely tangled thicket of sixteenth century history, politics and theology. Making sense of his life and legacy is no easy task. (more...)




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