Our Recommendations

March 24, 2021

GBC Recommended Resources

We recognize that this month’s book, memoir Know My Name by Chanel Miller, and its subject matter and themes of sexual assault mean it isn’t an […]
March 12, 2018

Leader of the Pack

  They say happiness is a book in your hand and a dog by your side, and really, who are we to dispute that?! Make no […]
January 21, 2018

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin (Review by Erin Woodward)

My friend Maureen had an advance copy of this book and suggested I pick it up, she’s got great taste so I expected good things. I […]
January 19, 2018

The Honeymoon by Dinitia Smith (Review by Caitlin Winkler)

Rating: 4/5* In a way, I’m glad that I knew essentially nothing about the author George Eliot prior to reading “The Honeymoon” as, because of this, […]
January 12, 2018

In Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren (Review by Taylor Bridgeforth)

Rating: 4.7/5* In Love and Other Words by Christina Lauren, Macy and Elliot are next door neighbors for five years before becoming each other’s first everything—first […]
January 10, 2018

Run Hide Repeat by Pauline Dakin (Review by Erin Woodward)

Rating: 4/5* Rating this book wasn’t very easy. I liked it – and it certainly kept me captivated but half the time I was beyond belief. […]
January 8, 2018

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys (review by Jennifer Boksman)

Rating: 5/5 * It is winter 1945, the war will be ending soon, but no one knows that at this time. Four teenagers have been struggling […]
January 4, 2018

Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Eagan (Review by Julia Wreford)

GBC rating: 4/5* As soon as I began reading Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach, I was immediately reminded of Egan’s talent for seamlessly changing storylines and interweaving […]
January 2, 2018

Find You In The Dark by Nathan Ripley (review by Sarah Wreford)

GBC Rating: 4.5/5* Martin Reese seems to have it all: a beautiful wife, a loving daughter, and a wonderful home. He also has a lot of […]