I've been writing about books for 20 years. My book reviews have lived in many places over the years, most recently Birmingham magazine. And now they live here! I hope you enjoy them. Birmingham readers can catch me on Fox 6 on the XX of every month talking about my latest finds.
Here are the books I featured on WBRC Fox 6's Good Day Alabama on January 2. The Missing (William Morrow) In this twisty thriller by C.L Taylor, made highly intriguing by an unreliable narrator, a teenager goes missing from a family with lots of damaging secrets. The story is told from the perspective of Claire Wilkinson, who is [...]
Five-Carat Soul (Riverhead Books) by James McBride was one of President Obama’s favorite books from 2017. I enjoyed it, too, and included it in my book recommendations on WBRC Fox 6 in December. This is the first new fiction from McBride since his National Book Award-winning historical novel, The Good Lord Bird, which was about [...]