Watermark Reviews

Enjoy these reviews written by the Watermark staff:

September 2015

City on Fire by Garth Risk Hallberg, review by Bruce Jacobs

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert, review by Sarah Bagby

I Was a Revolutionary by Andrew Malan Milward, review by Sarah Bagby

Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg, review by Susan Gusho

August 2015

Selfish by Albert Goldbarth, review by Bruce Jacobs

Did You Ever Have a Family? by Bill Clegg, review by Sarah Bagby

Appleblossom the Possum by Holly Goldberg Sloane, review by Melissa Fox

Trouble is a Friend of Mine by Stephanie Tromly, review by Melissa Fox

Everybody Rise by Stephanie Clifford, review by Sarah Bagby

The Fall of Princes by Robert Goolrick, review by Bruce Jacobs

July 2015

The Sunken Cathedral by Kate Walbert, review by Sarah Bagby

Dancing with the Devil in the City of God by Juliana Barbassa, review by Bruce Jacobs

The Book of Aron by Jim Shephard, review by Sarah Bagby

June 2015

Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich, review by Bruce Jacbos

Deadly Design by Debra Dockter, review by Melissa Fox

Dreams to Remember by Mark Ribowski, reviews by Bruce Jacobs

The Sellout and Loving Day, reviews by Sarah Bagby

The Oregon Trail by Rinker Buck, review by Shirley Wells

The Governor's Wife by Michael Harvey, review by Todd Robins

Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley, review by Melissa Fox

The Sunlit Night by Rebecca Dinerstein, review by Sarah Bagby

The Kiss of Deception by Mary Pearson, review by Melissa Fox

May 2015

Bayou Magic by Jewell Parker Rhodes, review by Melissa Fox

The Unfortunates by Sophie McManus, review by Bruce Jacobs

Enchanted August by Brenda Bowen, review by Shirley Wells

The Daylight Marriage by Heidi Pitlor, review by Sarah Bagby

Housebreaking by Dan Pope, review by Bruce Jacobs

Hold Still by Sally Mann, review by Sarah Bagby. 

Hold Still by Sally Mann, review by Bruce Jacobs

April 2015

A Hand Reached Down to Guide Me by Richard Gates, review by Bruce Jacobs

The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander, review by Sarah Bagby

The Job by Steve Osborne, review by Bruce Jacobs

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir, review by Melissa Fox

Gabi, a Girl in Pieces by Isabel Quintera, review by Melissa Fox

The Lady from Zagreb by Phillip Kerr, review by Todd Robins

The Given World by Marian Palaia, review by Bruce Jacobs

Between You and Me: Confessions of a Comma Queen by Mary Norris, review by Sarah Bagby

Billie Holiday: The Musician and the Myth by John Szwed, review by Chris Heim

March 2015

Funny Girl by Nick Hornby, review by Holly Nickel

The Return: Disney Lands by Ridley Pearson, review by Melissa Fox

Life from Scrath by Sasha Martin, review by Melissa Fox

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson, review by Sarah Bagby

My Sunshine Away by MO Walsh, review by Shirley Wells 

The Cause of All Nations by Don Doyle, review by Carl Caton 

Mosquitoland by David Arnold, review by Melissa Fox 

The Penderwicks in Spring by Jeanne Birdsall, review by Melissa Fox 

Dead Wake by Erik Larson, review by Sarah Bagby 

Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum, review by Bruce Jacobs 

Unbecoming by Rebecca Scherm, review by Shirley Wells

February 2015

Know Your Beholder by Adam Rapp, review by Bruce Jacobs

The Whites by Richard Price, review by Sarah Bagby 

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, review by Shirley Wells 

Fish in a Tree by Lynda Mullaly Hunt, review by Melissa Fox 

Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper, review by Melissa Fox 

The Precious One by Marisa de los Santos, review by Kris Stephens 

Green on Blue by Elliot Ackerman, review by Bruce Jacobs 

There's Something I Want You to Do by Charles Baxter, review by Sarah Bagby


January 2015

Descent by Tim Johnston, review by Sarah Bagby 

West of Sunset by Stewart O'Nan, review by Shirley Wells 

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau, review by Melissa Fox 

See How Small by Scott Blackwood, review by Bruce Jacobs 

Black River by SM Hulse, review by Bruce Jacobs 

The Secret Wisdom of the Earth by Christopher Scotton, review by Sarah Bagby 

The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett and Jory John, review by Melissa Fox 



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