RaveLibrary Journal... a real-life thriller that is stranger than fiction ... Full of twists and turns, cover-ups and complicity, this gripping historical thrill ride will appeal to fans of John le Carré.
RaveLibrary JournalObama interweaves key events from his personal and political life with the thoughts and conversations he had with family and friends in order to provide unparalleled context to his decision-making. Readers gain behind-the-scenes access to the shaping of the Affordable Care Act, Obama’s response to the financial crisis and recession in 2008, the racial profiling of Henry Louis Gates in 2009, and the hunt for bin Laden in 2011, to name a few ... An eloquently written, enjoyable, and important memoir that will have a wide readership. Highly recommended for all collections.
PositiveLibrary Journal... timely and eye-opening ... An important, accessible, and engaging book that will find a varied audience from readers of political science, history, economics, and national security.
PositiveLibrary Journal... illuminating ... The picture he paints unearths the intimate details of Churchill\'s family and cabinet, leadership style, personality, and idiosyncrasies, all of which laid the foundation for his determination to unite Britain during this national emergency while also navigating the monumental task of keeping the United States and President Roosevelt close at hand ... Blending a gripping narrative and a well-researched examination of personal and news archives, Larson’s distinctive history of Britain\'s \'darkest hour\' offers a new angle for those already familiar with this era, while attracting readers who wish to learn more about the notable leader.
Kate Winkler Dawson
PositiveLibrary JournalA fascinating book worthy of being associated with the title’s literary sleuth. Readers will want a follow-up so they can discover more of Heinrich’s cases as told through Dawson’s great storytelling. For fans of Michelle McNamara’s I’ll Be Gone in the Dark and other true crime works.
RaveLibrary JournalHistorian Clarke...offers a thrilling and fresh perspective of the Vietnam War based on new information and a showcase of American heroism ... Fans of military and U.S. history will revel in Clarke\'s expert storytelling, well-crafted re-creations, and research.
PositiveLibrary JournalCoinciding with the wide-release documentary, Free Solo, about Honnold\'s historic climb. Readers will pick this up for Honnold but will be equally engrossed by Synnott\'s own adventures and writing. A worthy companion to Honnold\'s memoir Alone on the Wall and Tommy Caldwell\'s The Push.