Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania by Erik Larson (Broadway Books) One of the most shocking events that turned American sentiments regarding what would be later be called World War I was the sinking of the British passenger ship Lusitania on May 7,
Books geared towards middle-grade readers span the genres—literary fiction, mysteries, biography, and fantasy. The quality of the books in this age class can be outstanding, and adults shouldn’t dismiss them out of hand.
More than a half century after the destruction of the Lodz ghetto and the liberation of Auschwitz, 14-year-old Rywka Lipszyc’s voice is still strong and clear. Although several diaries from the Holocaust have been published,
Book first or movie first? Which is your preference? Here at Readerly, we’re generally book-first kind of people. If you are too—and we bet you are—there is still plenty of time to read the following six books before their film versions appear on the silver screen.
Adults reading books for young adults has become more and more acceptable, partially due to the glut of amazing young adult literature available now. If you stop in the young adult section,