book review


Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews two books by John I. Gilderbloom: Chromatic Homes: The Joy of Color in Historic Places and Chromatic Homes: The Design and Coloring Book.

Book Review: "Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage"

Nov 8, 2019

Book review: Roberta Schultz has a review of Kentucky's Cookbook Heritage: Two Hundred Years of Southern Cuisine and Culture by John van Willigen.

Book Review: "Aminah's World" by Carole Miller Genshaft

Oct 18, 2019

Book Review: Roberta Shultz reviews Aminah’s World: An Activity Book and Children’s Guide about Artist Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson by Carole Miller Genshaft.

You Are Home: An Ode To The National Parks

Oct 4, 2019

Kelly Blewett reviews the book You Are Home by Evan Turk, a picture book that provides a tour of the United States’ National Parks.

Planted by the Signs

Sep 27, 2019

Review: Guest House for Young Widows

Sep 6, 2019

Kelly Blewett reviews Guest House for Young Widows: Among the Women of ISIS, an exploration of the women who chose to join the Islamic State, by reporter Azadeh Moaveni, finalist for the Pulitzer Prize.

Roberta Schultz reviews A Mile and a Half of Lines: The Art of James Thurber by Michael J. Rosen, a look at Thurber’s work as an artist, cartoonist, and illustrator that includes his drawings and commentary from fellow cartoonists and writers.


Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Maria Longworth Storer: From Music and Art to Popes and Presidents by Constance J. Moore and Nancy M. Broermann.


Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews When the Coin is in the Air, a new novel from local author John Young. (Note: Mr. Young is a member of the Cincinnati Public Radio Board of Directors.)

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews: Pop Shakespeare Series by Ian Doescher, a series of Shakespearean dramas born out of cult-classics like Get Thee Back To The Future, and Much Ado About Mean Girls.


Book Review: Barbara Gray reviews Not Far From Me: Stories of Opioids and Ohio by Daniel Skinner and Berkeley Franz, both Assistant Professors at Ohio University.

"The Ghosts Of Eden Park" By Karen Abbott

Jul 26, 2019

Kelly Blewett talks with Karen Abbott, author of The Ghosts of Eden Park: The Bootleg King, the Women Who Pursued Him, and the Murder That Shocked Jazz-Age America. The author will appear at a book signing and reading at Joseph Beth Booksellers in Rookwood on August 6.


Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Wildflowers and Ferns of Red River Gorge and the Greater Red River Basin by Dan Dourson and Judy Dourson.

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews S'mores! Gooey, Melty, Crunchy Riffs on the Campfire Classic by Dan Whalen.

Book Review: "Wild Yet Tasty"

Jun 14, 2019

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Wild Yet Tasty: A Guide to Edible Plants of Eastern Kentucky by Dan Dourson and Judy Dourson.

Book Review: "Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life Of Bone"

Jun 7, 2019

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews Skeleton Keys: The Secret Life of Bone, a look at the history and stories our bones can tell us, by author Brian Switek.

Book Review: "The Regency Years" By Robert Morrison

May 31, 2019

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews Robert Morrison's The Regency Years: During Which Jane Austen Writes, Napoleon Fights, Byron Makes Love, and Britain Becomes Modern.

Book Review: "Baby Of The Family" By Maura Roosevelt

May 17, 2019

Book review: The great-granddaughter of former U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt and his wife, Eleanor, recently released her debut novel. Roberta Schultz reviews Maura Roosevelt's Baby of the Family.

Book Review: In honor of National Poetry Month, Roberta Schultz reviews Love Poems for Married People by John Kenney.

Book Review: Just in time for March Madness, Roberta Schultz reviews Adolph Rupp and the Rise of Kentucky Basketball by James Duane Bolin.