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Lincoln Journal Star book reviews


ljsEvery Saturday and Sunday morning issue of the Lincoln Journal Star newspaper includes the “The (402) 411” section. Included in that section of the paper each week are regular author profiles and book reviews, by both local reviewers and national review services. Due to the regular popularity of the titles reviewed in the paper, we’ve designed this page of the Lincoln City Libraries’ Web site as a simple listing of the books recently reviewed in the Lincoln Journal Star, with links into the library’s holdings for all the listed books which are currently in the collection. If a title below is not hotlinked, this is an indication that the library does not currently own that book, but you may consider requesting the title through the services of our Interlibrary Loan department, or suggesting that we purchase it via our on-line Suggest-a-Title form.

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last updated March 11, 2018

2018 Selections

Books reviewed in March

A Place Called Waco: A Survivor’s Story
by David Thibodeau

Non-Fiction – 299 Thi

Down the River Unto the Sea
by Walter Mosley

Fiction – Lescroart

Books reviewed in February

by John Lescroart

Fiction – Lescroart

Feel Free: Essays
by Zadie Smith

Non-Fiction – 824 Smi

A Force So Swift: Mao, Truman, and the Birth of Modern China
by Kevin Peraino

Non-Fiction – Peraino

The Winter Station
by Jodi Shields

Fiction – Shields

The Pursuit of Memory: The Fight Against Alzheimer’s
by Joseph Jebelli

Non-Fiction – Jebelli (libraries only have this title as an eBook through Overdrive)

Hell Bent: An Orphan X Novel
by Gregg Hurwitz

Fiction – Hurwitz

Books reviewed in January

Where the Ashes Are: The Odyssey of a Vietnamese Family
by Nguyen Qui Duc [library owns original edition of this newly reprinted title]

Non-Fiction – 959.704 Ngu

150@150 Nebraska’s Landmark Buildings at the State’s Sesquicentennial
by Jeff Barnes

Non-Fiction – 978.2 Bar

book coverThe Black Painting
by Neil Olson

Fiction – Olson

In the Shadows of Victory II: America’s Forgotten Military Leaders, The Spanish-American War to World War II
by Thomas D. Phillips

Non-Fiction – Phillips

book coverThe Chalk Man
by C.J. Tudor

Fiction – Tudor

book coverRobicheaux
by James Lee Burke

Fiction – Burke

book coverHank and Jim: The 50-Year Friendship of Henry Fonda and James Stewart
by Scott Eyman

Non-Fiction – 791.43 Eym

A Pictographic History of the Oglala Sioux
by Amos Bad Heart Bull

Non-Fiction – SOS 970.3 OglyB (library owns original 1967 — newspaper review was of 50th anniversary edition)

book coverThe Wanted
by Robert Crais

Fiction – Crais

book coverA Rift in the Earth: Art, Memory, and the Fight for a Vietnam Memorial
by James Reston Jr.

Non-Fiction – (libraries only have this title as an eBook through Hoopla)

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