Reviews in the Time of COVID-19
2018 Read Local Selections
By Leonid Tsypkin
An artistic piece that defies convention, blends narratives, and weaves beauty, heartbreak, and Dostoyevsky into a lasting tapestry of love, gambling addiction, and trauma.
By Miriam Toews
A Mennonite teenager struggles to understand her crumbling family and buck off the saddle of her insular community. Artistic, philosophical, bold.
By Jill Caugherty
Charming, heartwarming, nostalgic: Caugherty gives readers a good story here, while also providing an immediately relevant picture of America in crisis in this novel focused on Depression-era Utah.
By Sage Webb
From a boardroom in Chicago to a sailboat in the Caribbean to a courtroom in Michigan, Webb provides a slow-burn crime thriller grounded in authentic details, family drama, and waterfront adventure.
By Leonard Michaels
This is a short, entertaining book that will surely be treasured by the reader, and like a cat strutting away mid-pet, it will leave that reader wanting more!