March, 2017 Book Reviews

Next Meeting at a new place…Jim & Ramona’s – can’t wait to see their library!
2nd Monday in April, 4/10/2017 – at 6:30pm, at Jim & Ramona’s a new site
We had a great time in reviewing our March books, with some new people too! …

Cheryl & Brenda spent their time binge watching Turn.

Cat Mysteries by Rita Mae Brown
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Brenda: In Progress
The Liberal Redneck Manifesto by Trae Crowder
Genre: Political
Reviewed by Cheryl: A
Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
Genre: Autobiographical
Reviewed by Claudia: A
A Man Named OVA by Fredrik Backman
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Claudia: B+
Arrival by Ted Chiang
Genre: Short Stories
Reviewed by Elaine: A+
Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
Genre: Sci-Fi
Reviewed by Elaine: B+
Precious and Grace by Alexander McCall Smith
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Elinor: A
Loaded with Charm
Knot in My Backyard by Mary Marks
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Elinor: C-
Quilting Mystery
Knot What it Seams by Elizabeth Craig
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Elinor: C-
Quilting Mystery
Rules of Aging by Roger Rosenblatt
Genre: How-To
Reviewed by Jaclyn: A+
March by John Lewis
Genre: Graphic Novel
Reviewed by Jaclyn: A+
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Genre: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by Jaclyn: B
The Snow Leopard by Peter Matthiessen
Genre: Non-Fiction/Travel
Reviewed by Jim McK: A+
Mill and the Floss by George Eliot
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Jim McK: B
The Book of Hours by Catherine of Cledes
Genre: History
Reviewed by Jim McK: B
The Centaur by John Updike
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Jim McK: B+
Silent Child by Sarah A. Denzil
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by Joe C: A
The Harrowing by Alexandra Sokoloff
Genre: Mystery/Sci-Fi
Reviewed by Joe C: B
Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen
Genre: Autobiographical
Reviewed by Joe C: B
Moon Cop by Tom Gauld
Genre: Graphic Novel
Reviewed by John N: A+
The Only Rule Is It Has to Work by Ben Lindbergh
Genre: Sports
Reviewed by John N: A+
Baseball
All the Little Liars by Charlaine Harris
Genre: Mystery
Reviewed by John N: B+
Dreamland by David K. Randall
Genre: Science
Reviewed by Mary: A-
Leonard by William Shatner
Genre: Biography
Reviewed by Mary: B
Leonard Nimoy
Presto by Penn Jillette
Genre: Autobiographical
Reviewed by Mary: B
Someone Not Really Her Mother by Harriet Scott Chessman
Genre: Fiction
Reviewed by Ramona: A+
The Boy Who Loved Anne Frank by Ellen Feldman
Genre: Historical Fiction
Reviewed by Ramona: A+
Between You and Me by Mary Norris
Genre: How-To
Reviewed by Ramona: B+
For Word Nerds
March by John Lewis
Genre: Graphic Novel
Reviewed by Ramona: In Progress