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Andrea is a librarian, writer, book blogger, and voracious reader. She began Reviews in the City as a follow-up to her blog specifically for indie books. Her blog features an author’s interview page, book reviews, and is a host site for online book tours.
Jill has compiled her book reviews, short stories, articles, and writing notes in one place on her blog, dipping into both fiction and non-fiction.
This website’s book reviews covers a broad range of genres and formats (print/ebook/audio) and is always on the lookout for the next best read.
Drawn from three years of exclusive and unprecedented interviews Isaacson has conducted with Jobs as well as extensive interviews with Jobs’s family members and key colleagues from Apple and its competitors, Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography is the definitive portrait of the greatest innovator of his generation.
This blogger loves posting poetry as well as reviewing crime thrillers and all things creepy!
The Writing Greyhound focuses on almost all genres. It’s an open, welcoming space promoting books of all shapes, sizes, and genres.
K.L. writes about science fact and science fiction. She also goes geocaching and posts photos of her travels. She is interested in finding good indie authors to review.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer brings to life the most intriguing woman in the history of the world: Cleopatra, the last queen of Egypt. Her palace shimmered with gold, but was richer still in political and sexual intrigue. Above all else, Cleopatra was a shrewd strategist and an ingenious negotiator. Her life reshaped the contours of the ancient world.
This blog keeps reviews brief and concise while suggesting ideal readers for the books read.
What reviews often before their release? This blogger has you covered. Also check out their regular round-ups and lists.
This blog contains book reviews, book hauls, book tags…basically a lot of bookish things, all fueled by caffeine.
In this powerful, epic biography, David McCullough unfolds the adventurous life-journey of John Adams, the brilliant, fiercely independent, often irascible, always honest Yankee patriot–”the colossus of independence,” as Thomas Jefferson called him–who spared nothing in his zeal for the American Revolution.
This blog features book reviews, news related to books, opinion posts, and of course, tea.
Features clear and concise reviews. It reviews a wide variety of genres and approaches each book from an unbiased perspective, reading each book through to the end even if the reviewer doesn’t like it.
This blogger reviews books in all genres and loves to share good books with others. She is a netgalley top reviewer with a top reviewer badge, several auto approvals, and over 250 reviews on her site alone.
Pulitzer Prize winner Robert Massie offers the tale of a princess who went to Russia at 14 and became one of the most powerful women in history. Born into minor German nobility, she transformed herself into an empress by sheer determination.
This blog features reading challenges, book reviews, reading recommendations, and TBR lists.
This blogger strongly believes in interaction in the book community. She puts out bookish memes, reviews, and themed articles. Beware of falling words and large imaginations.
These reviews tend to be short and to the point, crossing a wide variety of genres. She loves to discover new authors and hidden gems.
Goodwin makes the case for Lincoln’s political genius by examining his relationships with three men he selected for his cabinet, all of whom were opponents for the Republican nomination in 1860. These men originally disdained Lincoln for his backwoods upbringing.
This blogger lives her reading life out in the open, which brings honesty and life to the process.
Jersey-born, art history major, and tea obsessed–all adjectives about this blogger. She has a love affair with reading and lets that shine through her book reviews.
This book blogger is an avid reader and celebrates the love of reading on her site with book reviews, bookish quotes, lists, and more.
This book was selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time. Described by the “Chicago Tribune” as “a classic,” The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt stands as one of the greatest biographies of our time.
With an emphasis on indie authors, LWI provides both book reviews and interviews from people in the writing/publishing industry. They enjoy helping to get the word out about the publications of such authors.
Aside from being a writer, editor, and all-around wordsmith, H.E. Herbert also reviews books and posts them regularly.
This blog is about books (obviously), poetry, music, and ideas. It’s a nice chaos as she sees it. Join the discussion and see what happens.
The Phantom was John Nash, one of the most brilliant mathematicians of his generation, who had spiraled into schizophrenia in the 1950s. His most important work had been in game theory, which by the 1980s was underpinning a large part of economics.
Stop by for posts on books, wine, and life, although not necessarily in that order. Sara hopes to give people the opportunity to discover new books, hear new stories, and provide a different context to stories they may have already read.
This blog does a mixture of book and product reviews, mainly focusing on self help and personal development.
This blogger emphasizes both on her website. It’s not all about one or the other; you can be brainy and into books, while also being into beauty and fashion. There’s no reason whatsoever to push yourself into a certain category. She also emphasizes that beauty has to do with both the inside and out.
Her name was Henrietta Lacks, a poor tobacco farmer whose cells—taken without her knowledge in 1951—became one of the most important tools in medicine, vital for developing the polio vaccine, cloning, and gene mapping, yet she remains virtually unknown.
Spreading the joy of reading and talking about the journey into a new world.
Anne reviews traditionally published, physical-copy books and includes cat themes in a lot of her posts. She also has experience in the publishing industry.
This blog features books for all ages, fiction and non-fiction.
In the first full-length biography of Alexander Hamilton in decades, Ron Chernow tells the riveting story of a man who overcame all odds to shape, inspire, and scandalize the newborn America. According to historian Joseph Ellis, Alexander Hamilton is “a robust full-length portrait, in my view the best ever written.”
Brown Books & Green Tea specializes in reading and reviewing multicultural literature. BB> fills a void, focusing on books by a wide range of writers from diverse backgrounds.
Although she has a serious addition to books and reading in general, she attempts to cure it with more reads. It’s wildly successful or unsuccessful, depending on how you look at it.
Seeking a clean and clear format, On My Kindle goes for a mobile friendly view of its book reviews.
A revelatory look into the life and work of Ernest Hemingway, considered in his time to be the greatest living American novelist and short-story writer, winner of the 1953 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1954.
The idea here is to read about publishing news, books, and authors, plus anything else that seems to fit.
Hermione is a book blogger who reads widely. She has an academic background in classics, film, and theatre, so she has a strong grasp of story, good writing, and character.
All sorts of genres find homes here on this book review blog.
Throughout history women have caused wars, defied the rules, and brought men to their knees. The famous and the infamous, queens, divorcées, actresses, and outlaws have created a ruckus during their lifetimes-turning heads while making waves.
This blog discusses books that inspire people, and fiction certainly falls into that category. There, they believe that any book can be inspiring if read at the right time.
This is the hidden side of D Day which has fascinated readers around the world. Almost all accounts of D Day are told from the Allied perspective, with the emphasis on how German resistance was overcome on June 6th 1944. But what was it like to be a German soldier in the bunkers?
Their focus is on authors and stories that bend gender and sexuality and express unique identities. From mainstream and genre fiction to the kinky corners of fetish and erotic fiction, they share a passion for anything that bends, twists, or otherwise transcends the social constructs of gender and sexuality. (Contains mature content)
Both George Orwell and Winston Churchill came close to death in the mid-1930’s—Orwell shot in the neck in a trench line in the Spanish Civil War, and Churchill struck by a car in New York City. If they’d died then, history would scarcely remember them.
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