Book Reviews

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Michaela’s Book Review


Goddess By Kelly Gardiner It is difficult for me to put into words how much I loved this book. The writing is absolutely gorgeous, the voice stunning, the character more real than life itself, as is only fitting. In short, I wanted to re-read it the instant I finished. And I have yet to start […]

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Young Adult Reviews – 7/15


We are thrilled to introduce our new young adult review writer: Thaddeus a Local Park City 4th grader. Below are his wonderful critiques and praises of 4 new releases for that age group! ICE WHALE by Jean Craighead George A compelling and thought-provoking read.  Ice Whale is a sad tale of an Arctic boy trying to save a whale […]

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“Trigger Warning”


trig·ger warn·ing noun a statement at the start of a piece of writing, video, etc., alerting the reader or viewer to the fact that it contains potentially distressing material (often used to introduce a description of such content). A new book by Neil Gaiman call Trigger Warning capitulates this definition. I hate to admit it, but I […]

Book Reviews – February 2015


Many visitors compliment us on our “Staff Picks” table in the store — so we wanted to provide a bit of a virtual version — here it goes:   Cassidy’s latest quick review: In Jenny Offill’s Dept of Speculation, a collection of thoughts perfectly portray a complex person and short anecdotes explain a long relationship. It’s a […]