Book Review

Book reviewer Scott Southard takes us to Detroit with an intimate portrait of the life of an African-American family.


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."


We’re a long way off from Halloween, but our book reviewer Scott Southard has this scary book review to get your adrenaline pumping. Here is Scott’s take on "Mr. Splitfoot" by Samantha Hunt.


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.


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