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Jodi R. — Reviewer Profile | Reviews
Anderson and Bethany Branch Libraries (also formerly Gere Branch and Walt Branch)

Baart, Nicole — Everything We Didn’t Say
Barr, Mark — Watershed
Barry, Sebastian — A Thousand Moons
Beatty, Paul — The Sellout
Burns, Valerie — Two Parts Sugar, One Part Murder (M)
Chang, Janie — The Library of Legends (ebook)
Cleave, Chris — Everyone Brave is Forgiven
Coates, Ta-Nehisi — The Water Dancer
Donoghue, Emma — Akin
Erdrich, Louise — The Night Watchman | The Sentence
Flagg, Fannie — The Whole Town’s Talking
Hepworth, Sally — The Good Sister
Hoffman, Alice — The World That We Knew
Hulse, S.M. — Black River
Jonasson, Ragnar — Snowblind
Keane, Mary Beth — Fever
Kilgore, Emily — The Christmas Book Flood (jP)
Krueger, William Kent — This Tender Land
Lamb, Wally — I’ll Take You There
Lefteri, Christy — The Beekeeper of Aleppo
McFadden, Berniece — The Book of Harlan
Michaelides, Alex — The Maidens (M)
Moyes, Jojo — The Giver of Stars
Munier, Paula — Blind Search (M)
Napolitano, Ann — Dear Edward
Ogawa, Yoko — The Memory Police
Patchett, Ann — The Dutch House
Prescott, Lara — The Secrets We Kept
Reid, Kiley — Such a Fun Age
Rutledge, Lynda — West With Giraffes
St. James, Simone — The Sun Down Motel
See, Lisa — Lady Tan’s Circle of Women
Shipstead, Maggie — Great Circle
Smith, Zadie — Swing Time
Tan Twan Eng — The Gift of Rain
Thien, Madeleine — Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Towles, Amor — The Lincoln Highway
Verghese, Abraham — The Covenant of Water
Webber, Heather — South of the Buttonwood Tree
305.8 AfrYc — Coates, Ta-Nehisi — Between the World and Me
305.8 AfrYr — Ruffin, Amber & Lamar, Lacey — You’ll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey: Crazy Stories About Racism
364.152 Kee — Keefe, Patrick Radden — Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
Biography Cotter — Cotter, Andrew — Olive, Mabel & Me: Life and Adventures With Two Very Good Dogs
Biography Green — Green, GloZell — Is You Okay?
Biography Noah — Noah, Trevor — Born a Crime: Stories From a South African Childhood
Compact Disc/Downloadable Audio Biography Steinem — Steinem, Gloria — My Life on the Road

Booklists from Book Talks presented by this Reviewer:
Irish Authors (February/March 2016)
The Man Booker Prize Nominees – 2016 (September 2016)
Irish Authors – 2017 (March 2017)
The Man Booker Prize Nominees – 2017 (October 2017)
Modern Irish Authors – 2019 [as volunteer booktalker] Irish Authors & Booker Prize Books (February/March 2020)
Irish Authors and More – 2020 (including Booker Prize and International Booker Prize nominees) (September 2020)
Books I’ve Read This Spring – 2021 (including Booker Prize and International Booker Prize nominees) (April 2021)
Jodi’s Spring 2021 BooksTalk: Awards (April 2021)
The Booker Prize Longlist – 2021 (September/October 2021)
Books I’ve Read This Winter – 2021/2022 February 2022)
The Booker Prize Longlist – 2022 (October 2022)
Books With an Animal Theme (March 2023)
The Booker Prize Longlist – 2023 (handout presented but talk was not given in December 2023)
Jodi’s Recent Reads – 2023 (December 2023)
Podcasts that feature this Reviewer:
Bethany BooksTalk – Oct 27 2017 – The Man Booker Prize (October 2017)
Videos this Reviewer participated in:
Adult Summer Reading Challenge 2020: Books Talk for Garden Lovers (July 2020)
Book Blurbs, Social Distancing Edition (August 2020)

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last updated December 2023