Book & Movie Reviews


By Julie Lawson Timmer Putnam, 2016, ISBN: 978-0-399-17627, 352 pages, $27 Tragedy almost tears apart Charlotte and her stepdaughter Allie in “Untethered.” As they both grapple with the death of Charlotte’s husband and Allie’s father, […]


Life Without a Recipe

By Diana Abu-Jaber W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2016, ISBN: 978-0393-35377-8, 267 pages, $15.95 Life doesn’t come with a set of instructions, but instead, each of us finds our own way. Author Diana Abu-Jaber shares […]


Little Lost Monkey

By Jim Kenny Art by Carla Mann with Karen Holtzclaw Stone Belt Press, 2017, ISBN: 978-0-9989456-0-6, 55 pages, $27 When Chipper Wump’s father leaves home and never returns and then his mom is captured by […]