Royal Lives | Fiction Reviews

An enjoyable read for fans of historical fiction, especially when dealing with the lives of kings and queens; A broader illustration of the life of Jane Seymour, third wife of King Henry VIII

Shore Bets | Fiction Reviews

A perfect beach book, pleasurable at any time, is a sophisticated portrayal of subtle class warfare; A compassionate tale of how people grow and change after loss

Travel Fiction | Fiction Reviews

An insightful study of loss, grief, and the possibility of romance after; A thoroughly engaging fairy tale for adults

Artistic Pilgrimages | Arts & Humanities Reviews

A new and expanded vision of American Landscape artist Thomas Cole and his influences; A well researched and illustrated catalog of the works of Frederic Church

Civil War Tales | Fiction Reviews

A narrative approach to the incomplete history of Varina, a lesser known historical figure and wife to a Confederate President with a powerful personality; a vivid telling of life in the times of the American Civil war, told from alternating perspectives, a must for Civil War buffs

Surviving World War II | Fiction Reviews

An enjoyable story for WWII buffs that follows a flawed hero looking for redemption; an exploration of seemingly ordinary lives and human spirit in a tumultuous time; a debut novel filled with drama tells the complicated story of surviving in times of war

Mommy & Me | Fiction Reviews

A debut novel driven by it’s characters tells the story of an unexpected mother and her independent daughter; a comedic take on the ups and downs of becoming a mother; a compelling tearjerker tells the story of a struggling child and loving but incapable mother

DVD Top Circulators | Las Vegas–Clark County Library District, NV

Top DVD Circulators for last six months from Las Vegas–Clark County Library District, NV

Criterion’s “Eclipse” Series Approaching 40

A unique series of hard-to-find works from particular filmmakers celebrates a milestone

Reference Reviews, September 15, 2012

Reviews of Historical Dictionary of the Beat Movement, Presidential Campaigns, and Historical Dictionary of Organized Labor.