New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different

In the spirit of new beginnings, I'm recommending readers try something out of the ordinary with the start of the New Year, maybe a graphic novel, an audiobook, or non-fiction title. I chose the graphic novel, The Prague Coup (writer Jean-Luc Fromental and artist Miles Hyman) because I was reminded recently how images and artwork inform the … Continue reading New Title Tuesday – Try Something Different

Titles for Embracing 2019 – New Title Tuesday

We often begin the last month of the year ping-ponging between events, shopping, and preparing to host visitors.  As the new year approaches, some people make resolutions.  Rather than pretend I'll try to lose weight or start exercising, I prefer to enjoy the quiet and contemplative mood of long, ever-darkening nights lingering over lovely books … Continue reading Titles for Embracing 2019 – New Title Tuesday

Three Thrilling Tales – New Title Tuesday

This week as the nights are longer and darker I'm enjoying the gripping mysteries and suspenseful titles that have been released recently.  Although there are more, these three have really caught my attention:  Lethal White by Robert Galbraith, The Darkness by Ragnar Jonasson, and the debut novel by Sarah St. Vincent, Ways to Hide in Winter. Lethal White is … Continue reading Three Thrilling Tales – New Title Tuesday

‘Tis the Season to Cook – New Title Tuesday

With Thanksgiving just around the corner, I wanted some inspiration for holiday meals.  Thankfully, there are some new cookbooks that are full of great ideas. The New Essentials Cookbook: A Modern Guide to Better Cooking from America's Test Kitchen, Wine Food: New Adventures in Drinking and Cooking by Dana Frank and Andrea Slonecker, and Feast: Food of … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season to Cook – New Title Tuesday

Brother by David Chariandy – New Title Tuesday

Reading about the lives of others teaches us empathy and expands our understanding of culture and ethnicity. So when I come across a beautifully written book such as Brother by David Chariandy, I want to share it with everyone.  This week's New Title Tuesday choice is just as Lauren Bufferd described in her BookPage review: "poetic … Continue reading Brother by David Chariandy – New Title Tuesday

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen – New Title Tuesday

This week's New Title Tuesday has been longlisted for the National Book Award for Nonfiction.  The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life  by David Quammen explains in understandable terms how life emerged from its "primordial origins into the fluorescence of diversity and complexity we see now." Publisher’s Summary: Nonpareil science writer David Quammen explains … Continue reading The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life by David Quammen – New Title Tuesday