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Potpourri of Book Reviews


Potpourri of Book Reviews
Gere Branch BooksTalk, April 3, 2017
Lisa Kelly (guest presenter from the Nebraska Library Commission).

Southern Novels

book coverThe Whole Town’s Talking
by Fanny Flagg [Flagg] (2016)

book coverSouth of Broad
by Pat Conroy [Conroy] (2009)

Women — Hidden Figures

book coverThe Girls of Atomic City: The Untold Story of the Women Who Helped Win World War II
by Denise Kiernan [940.53 Kie] (2013)

book coverThe Astronaut Wives Club: A True Story
by Lily Koppel [629.45 Kop] (2013)

book coverThe All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion **
by Fannie Flagg [Flagg] (2013)


book coverOur Souls at Night
by Kent Haruf [Haruf]


book coverMy Kitchen Year: 136 Recipes That Saved My Life **
by Ruth Reichl [641.5 Rei] (2015)

book coverGarlic and Sapphires: The Secret Life of a Critic in Disguise
by Ruth Reichl [641.5 Rei] (2005)


book coverThe Rainbow Comes and Goes: A Mother and Son on Life, Love, and Loss **
by Anderson Cooper and Gloria Vanderbilt [Biography Vanderbilt] (2016)

book coverNot My Father’s Son **
by Alan Cumming [Biography Cumming] (2015)

book coverMy Life on the Road **
by Gloria Steinem [Biography Steinem] (2015)

book coverBorn a Crime **
by Trevor Noah [Biography Noah] (2016)

Music Biographies

book coverTune In: The Beatles: All These Years
by Mark Lewisohn [Music 781.66 Beatles] (2013)

book coverBorn to Run **
by Bruce Springsteen [Music 781.66 Springsteen] (2016)

Non-Fiction for Book Groups

book coverThe Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History
by Elizabeth Kolbert [YA PB Kolbert] (2014)

book coverThe Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration
by Isabel Wilkerson [307.76 Wil] (2011)

Young Adult

book coverEleanor & Park
by Rainbow Rowell [YA Rowell] (2013)


book coverGirl Waits With Gun
by Amy Stewart [Stewart] (2015)

book coverLady Cop Makes Trouble
by Amy Stewart [Stewart] (2016)

book coverCocaine Blues
by Kerry Greenwood [Greenwood] (2006)

Holding **
by Graham Norton [not in LCL collection at this time] (2016)