book review


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.

Book Review: "How To Disappear" By Akiko Busch

Mar 8, 2019

Book Review: Kelly Blewett reviews How to Disappear: Notes on Invisibility in a Time of Transparency by Akiko Busch.

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews The Heartbeat at Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present by David Treuer.

Book Review: "Mario And The Aliens" By Carolina Zanotti

Feb 8, 2019

Book Review: Roberta Schultz reviews the children's book Mario and the Aliens by Carolina Zanotti.

Book review: Roberta Schultz reviews Appalachian Mushrooms: A Field Guide by Walter E. Sturgeon.


Honoring Martin Luther King Day:

Roberta Schultz reviews the book Lynching and Mob Violence in Ohio, 1772-1938 (Published by McFarland), written by David Meyers and Elise Meyers Walker.

Book Review: "Rock Stars At Home"

Jan 11, 2019

Book review: Our Elaine Diehl (singer with Elaine & The Biscaynes and Bromwell Diehl Band) appropriately reviews Rock Stars at Home, written by Chris Charlesworth and four others.