Taming the Terrible Twos, Class Distinctions, Showbiz Sisters | What We’re Reading

Near the end stretch of picking best books of 2013, LJ staffers take some “me” reading time.

French Words of Wisdom

French words of advice, from style and grooming to pastry making.

Reference eReviews | October 1, 2013

Reference eReviews.

Professional Media | October 1, 2013

A review of The Discipline of Organizing

19th Century Ladies

Novels set during the 19th century.

Talking with Mitch Albom About The First Phone Call from Heaven

We all know Mitch Albom as the author of five consecutive No. 1 New York Times best sellers, including Tuesdays with Morrie, which spent four years perched atop the New York Times best sellers list and is proclaimed the best-selling memoir of all time. Four of his books have been made into TV movies, and […]

Emma Donoghue, Michelle Huneven, Ward Just, Peter Matthiessen, Lawrence Osborne | Barbara’s Picks, Apr. 2014, Pt. 1

Donoghue, Emma. Frog Music. Little, Brown. Apr. 2014. 416p. ISBN 9780316324687. $27; ebk. ISBN 9780316324663. CD/downloadable: Hachette Audio. HISTORICAL/CRIME Donoghue caught everyone’s attention with Room, a visceral stunner that has sold more than 1.5 million copies and was a 2010 Man Booker Prize finalist. Her follow-up short story collection, Astray, a personal favorite, demonstrated her […]

Bottoms Up!

Beverage reviews from the September 15, 2013 issue.

Science & Technology Reviews | September 15 2013

Reviews of Knocking on Heaven’s Door, Candy, and Will You Be Alive Ten Years from Now?, plus a full list of Science & Technology reviews from the September 15, 2013 issue.

Fiction Reviews | September 15, 2013

Reviews of Traveling Sprinkler, Doctor Sleep, and Quiet Dell, plus a full list of fiction reviews from the September 15, 2013 issue.