If we’re lucky, our memories are mostly of happy times and not too many regrets, but that’s definitely not the case for the protagonist in Sebastian Faulks’ new novel. Scott Southard reviews "Where My Heart Used to Beat."
No one has had quite the impact on Western literature that William Shakespeare has. His 37 plays have been turned into hundreds of movie adaptations and been performed countless times on stages across the world. Current State book reviewer Scott Southard gives us his take on one of the latest reinterpretations of the Bard of Avon.
Take the story of two best friends and add in some failed dreams and dark humor and you’d have the new novel “Quicksand.” Our book reviewer Scott Southard gives us his review of Steve Toltz’s latest book.
Comic book lovers across the world are excited about the return of The Sandman Series by beloved sci-fi author Neil Gaiman. Current State’s book reviewer Scott Southard gives us his take on the newest book in the series “Overture."
The new year may be all about looking forward and setting goals for the future, but this week’s book review is taking us back in time. Scott Southard reviews the historical fiction novel “The Marriage of Opposites” by Alice Hoffman.
Several of John Irving's novels have found success on the big screen as well as the bookstore shelf. Scott Southard gives us his take on whether the author's new novel "Avenue of Mysteries" is destined for the same success.
Next week is Banned Books Week, that time when we celebrate the controversial side of the literary world. Scott Southard brings us a review on one of the most famous banned books, "The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger.
Sequels can mean big money for the authors of popular books. Even more so if they make it to the big screen. But now, there’s another genre of follow ups to novels that’s becoming popular. Scott Southard tells us more in his review of "Another Day" by David Levithan.