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The Creative Brain: The Science of Genius by Nancy Andreasen

Posted on Wednesday, July 2, 2014

A fascinating look at the role imagination, creativity, and play have in everyday life, even if you're not a genius. Part nature, part nurture, creativity has the opportunity to transform personal...

Writing Your Dissertation in Fifteen Minutes a Day by Joan Bolker

Posted on Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A must for any graduate student or researcher. Bolker's advice is practical, honest, and inspirational no matter where you are in the writing process. Recommended by Chip.

The Last Season by Eric Blehm

Posted on Monday, June 30, 2014

Though an outdoor adventure biography, this book reads very much like a mystery. When veteran emergency rescue ranger Randy Morgensen goes missing himself in Yosemite, no one knows what to think....

Ancillary Justice by Ann Leckie

Posted on Monday, June 30, 2014

A wonderfully written modern space opera, Leckie's debut novel is the right mix of broad, intriguing galactic/political unknown coupled with compelling, multi-faceted (quite literally) characters....

The Last of the Doughboys By Richard Rubin

Posted on Wednesday, June 11, 2014

What Tom Brokaw did for “The Greatest Generation,” Richard Rubin tries to do for their predecessors: the WWI generation, specifically those Americans who served in the American Expeditionary Forces....

The Complete Sherlock Holmes

Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014

Is it necessary to offer a recommendation for Sherlock Holmes? What an extraordinary creation is Doyle’s great detective. He has inspired writers and readers for a hundred years. If you are a fan...

The Joe Grey Series by Shirley Rousseau Murphy

Posted on Thursday, May 29, 2014

STAFF REVIEW: The Joe Grey Mysteries by Shirley Rousseau Murphy Of course, we do love cats here at the Raven, so one might call my fondness for these books inevitable. They are really fun: Joe Grey...

Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

STAFF REVIEW: Crossing Places by Elly Griffiths I was intrigued by a title later in this series and decided I needed to read from the beginning. This is an interesting character in a fascinating...

Cherry Ames Student Nurse Stories by Helen Wells

Posted on Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Oh, I loved these books! It is so exciting to see these reissues of the original titles. Like Nancy Drew, Cherry Ames is a smart, plucky, resourceful and caring young woman who solves mysteries and...

HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton

Posted on Thursday, May 15, 2014

REVIEW: HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton. Allen and Parnes have long histories as political journalists and each covered the Clinton and Obama campaigns. They have written a no-...

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