MixedLibrary JournalDaniel Boone\'s life and exploits have become myth and legend, and the authors stay on familiar ground in presenting Boone as an ambitious leader, a fearless fighter, and a man with a strong belief in his own self-worth ... Citations are few, authors\' opinions and statements are strong: not a book for serious historians. It will appeal to the authors\' fan base.
RaveLibrary JournalA highlight of the book is Harden’s inclusion of current information about tribes native to the Pacific Northwest and how they are still affected by the legacy of the Whitman massacre ... Harden succeeds in bringing often-forgotten history front and center. A well-written, fast-paced account that is highly recommended to all readers.
PositiveLibrary Journal... filled with biographical details, primary souces, dialog, and textual references to other works and films on the subject ... Readers who enjoyed the first two books in this popular history trilogy will look forward to this excellent and fitting conclusion on one famous town of the Wild West.
PositiveLibrary JournalThis story reminds readers that people everywhere hide unpleasantness, distrust newcomers, and are quick to cast doubt, even on old friends, and that bullies come in all ages. Rowland’s plot includes all family members, which makes the story riveting. No single character is the sleuth or solves the mystery ... Fans of regional mysteries will find this delightful.
RaveLibrary JournalJust how Rose fits into such a plot is deliciously described by Barr, who captures readers’ attention in a plot that becomes more detailed and interconnected with each page. For baby boomer readers who are near Rose’s age, the intricacies of her story will be compelling and perhaps a bit scary ... Fans who love Barr will devour this book, and readers who don’t want to begin a multivolume journey with one character will delight in this new stand-alone title.
Erling Kagge, Trans. by Becky L. Crook
PositiveLibrary JournalThis translation by Crook draws upon works by numerous writers, combining their insights with Kagge\'s own questions to create a work that challenges readers to take steps toward a better understanding of one\'s self and finding a peaceful place in the scheme of life ... Recommended for all libraries, especially collections on the environment. The poetic and inspirational words will remind readers of Henry David Thoreau\'s work by the same name
RaveLibrary JournalJohnson\'s descriptions of the desert landscape, the burning heat of the sun, and the celebratory Mexican festivals are vivid and complement the unfolding plot as Longmire penetrates the cartel\'s headquarters ... It\'s a new setting for Longmire, but old scores are settled in this page-turner fans will love.