Jane's Staff Picks
The story of the interwoven lives of six step siblings. Fasinating thought provoking a powerful read Loved it
Edison, Westinghouse, Tesla and a very bright young lawyer inhabit this fantastic piece of historical fiction. Part history, part mystery and excellent read.
Powerfully told story, set near the end of the nineteenth century, in western Nebraska. If you have some understanding of how attached people can be to the land, you will appreciate this gripping gritty read.
Shostakovich a complicated man, living in a very complicated society. I kept pondering how much we take for granted in the United States. A profound read!
Short stories of prayers that shaped history. I bit of history, a bit of faith, and a bit of God, wat more could one want in a great read?!
Best children's book I've read in sometime. Loved it!
A sensitive look at the various complications of immigration issues. Diffenbaugh puts a face on the people who live in the shadows.
Thought provoking read about "do gooders", their place in the world, and how the rest of us cope with those sorts of personalities. A great book for discussion.
This is a book everyone should read, and then come in to The Bookstore and discuss it with me.
I loved this book. It is a nonfiction sketch of several historical figures and what shaped their characters and made them who they were. A powerful read.
Set in occupied France during World War II and focused on two sisters and their very different responses to the occupation, this is among my favorite books of the last couple of years.
A very typical Anne Tyler. If you read a book for character development and want to take people who you will remember years later away with you , this is a book for you. Great read.