Winter Reading Book Review Video: Black Water Rising

Houston, 1980s: Lawyer Jay Porter performs an act of bravery that sets off a chain reaction of murder and misdeeds.

Before featured Winter Reading author Attica Locke speaks at the Plaza Branch on Wednesday, March 21, check out librarian Amy Morris' video review of Locke's award-winning novel Black Water Rising.

The annual Adult Winter Reading Program runs from January 9 – March 11. The 2012 program offers a chance to win a Nook e-reader as well as the opportunity to see Winter Reading featured author Attica Locke in person on March 21 at the Plaza Branch, where she will discuss her new book, Black Water Rising. It's free, so RSVP now!

The theme for Winter Reading, Destination: Anywhere!, offers readers some of the most captivating vistas put into print, scenic landscapes that create a mood and motivate men and women to act on instinct, impulse, or whim. These destinations are places that shape people – and shape readers.

Get Amy's review of Black Water Rising below, and and read a KC Unbound interview with Attica Locke.