Book Reviews by Title

*Note: If there are multiple reads of a book, click the most recent date for the most recent review.

0-9
11/22/63 by Stephen King (Feb. 2012)
100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, The by Jonas Jonasson (Oct. 2014)

A
Accursed, The by Joyce Carole Oates (April. 2013)
Age of Innocence, The by Edith Wharton (Jan. 2015)
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë (Oct. 2013)
Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin (Dec. 2010)
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll (August 2012)
All the Lights We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr (Oct. 2014)
All Things New by Lynn Austin (Nov. 2012)
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (Jan. 2013)
American Heiress, The by Daisy Goodwin (Aug. 2011)
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol (Mar. 2012)
At Home by Bill Bryson (Nov. 2010)

B
Baker's Daughter, The by Sarah McCoy (July 2013)
Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother by Amy Chua (Mar. 2012)
Bear, The by Claire Cameron (Aug. 2014)
Before I fall by Lauren Oliver (Nov. 2010)
Behind the Scenes at Downton Abbey by Emma Rowley (Nov. 2013)
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty (Oct. 2014)
Blizzard of Glass: the Halifax Explosion of 1917 by Sally M. Walker (Jan. 2013)
Blood, Bones, and Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton (Apr. 2011)
Book Thief, The by Martin Zusak (Oct. 2013)
Book of Negroes, The by Lawrence Hill (June 2011)
Boxers by Gene Luen Yang (July 2014)
Bridge to Haven by Francine Rivers (Oct. 2014)
Buddha in the Attic, The by Julia Otsuka (July 2013)
• Burial Rites by Hannah Kent (Dec. 2014)

C
Call me Mrs. Miracle by Debbie Macomber (Nov. 2013)
Call the Midwife by Jennifer Worth (February 2013)
Canada at War by Paul Keery (August 2012)
Captivity by Deborah Noyes (Oct. 2011)
Cat's Table, The by Michael Ondaatje (Feb. 2012)
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (June 2012)
Catherine the Great: Portrait of a Woman by Robert K. Massie (Mar. 2012)
Chalice, The by Nancy Bilyeau (July 2013)
Chaperone, The by Laura Moriarty (Apr. 2013)
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl (Oct. 2014)
Children Act, The by Ian McEwan (Oct. 2014)
Christmas Carol, A by Charles Dickens (Dec. 2013, Jan. 2015, )
Christmas Carol, The Chimes, and The Cricket on the Heath, A by Charles Dickens (Dec. 2010)
Christmas List, The by Richard Paul Evans (Nov. 2010)
Christmas Scrapbook, The : A Harmony Story by Philip Gulley (Nov. 2011)
Christmas Wedding, The by James Patterson and Richard Dilallo (Dec. 2011)
Chronicles of Downton Abbey, The by Jessica Fellowes, Matthew Sturgis (Jan. 2013)
Church of Facebook, The by Jesse Rice (Apr. 2010)
Circle, The by Dave Eggars (Sept. 2014)
Clash of Kings, A by George R.R. Martin (Aug. 2014)
Cleopatra: a life by Stacy Schiff (Mar. 2011)
Complete Persopolis,  The by Marjane Satrapi (Dec. 2010)
Concubine Saga, The by Lloyd Lofthouse (June 2012)
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (Apr. 2013)
Crown, The by Nancy Bilyeau (Sept. 2012)
Cuckoo's Calling, The by Richard Galbraith (Oct. 2014)

D
• Daisy Miller by Henry James (Jan. 2015)
Dawn's Prelude by Tracie Peterson (Mar. 2011)
Dearie by Bob Spitz (Aug. 2013)
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James (Mar. 2012)
Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs (Apr. 2011)
Descendants, The by Kaui Hart Hemmings (June 2012)
Devil in the White City, The by Erik Larson (June 2012)
Dinner, The by Herman Koch (Aug. 2013)
Dirty Cowboy, The by Amy Timberlake (May 2012)
Discovery of Witches, A by Deborah Harkness (Nov. 2014)
Dogs of Christmas, The by W. Bruce Cameron (Dec. 2013)
• Dream to Call My Own, A by Tracie Peterson (July 2012)

E
Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell (Nov. 2013)
• Emma by Jane Austen (Nov. 2010, Aug. 2013)
Empty Mansions by Bill Dedman and Paul Clark Newell Jr. (Sept. 2014)
Enchanted, The by Rene Denfeld (Aug. 2014)

F
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell (Aug. 2014)
• Farewell to Arms, A by Ernest Hemingway (Oct. 2012)
Fault in Our Stars, The by John Green (Aug. 2014)
Finding Noel by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2010)
Fire by Kristin Cashore (Sept. 2012)
Frankenstein by Mary Shelly (Nov. 2011)
• Frog Music by Emma Donoghue (Aug. 2014)

G
• Game of Thrones, A by George R.R. Martin (Aug. 2013)
Gift, The by Cecelia Ahern (Feb. 2012)
Gift, The by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2010)
Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close (May 2012)
Giver, The by Lois Lowry (Mar. 2013)
Gods of Heavenly Punishment, The by Jennifer Epstein (June 2013)
God who is there, The : finding your place in God's story by D.A. Carson (June 2011) 
Goldfinch, The by Donna Tartt (Aug. 2014)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Oct. 2012)
Good Earth, The by Pearl S. Buck (Nov. 2013)
Grace by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2010)
Graceling by Kristin Cashore (July 2012)
Great Game, A by Stephen J. Harper (Feb. 2014)
Great Gatsby, The by F. Scott Fitzgerald (Mar. 2012)
Great and Terrible Beauty, A by Libba Bray (Aug. 2011)
Gretzky's Tears by Stephen Brunt (Nov. 2009)
Guns of August, The by Barbara Tuchman (Oct. 2014)

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• Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling (Mar. 2011, Jan. 2012, Dec. 2014, )
• Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling (Nov. 2011, June 2012, Dec. 2014 )
• Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling (Oct. 2014, )
• Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling (Oct. 2013, Jan. 2015)
• Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling (Jan. 2011, Jan. 2012, Nov. 2014, )
• Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling (Oct. 2011, Feb. 2012, Dec. 2014, )
Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly, The by Sun-mi Hwang (Aug. 2014)
• Help, The by Kathryn Stockett (Feb. 2012, June 2013)
Henry V by William Shakespeare (Aug. 2012)
HHhH by Laurent Binet (July 2014)
His Majesty's Hope by Susan Elia MacNeal (Aug. 2014)
Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, The by Douglas Adams (Aug. 2014)
Hobbit, The by J.R.R. Tolkien (Feb. 2013)
Home by Toni Morrison (Nov. 2012)
Horse and His Boy, The by C.S. Lewis (Jan. 2015)
Hound of the Baskervilles, The by Arthur Conan Doyle (Apr. 2012)
House Arrest by Ellen Meeropol (July 2011)
House Girl, The by Tara Conklin (May 2013)
How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman (Feb. 2014)
How to Eat a Cupcake by Meg Donohue (June 2012)
Hunger Games, The by Suzanne Collins (Mar. 2012)

I
I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella (July 2012)
I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits (July 2012)
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley (Nov. 2013)
Immortal Life of Heneritta Lacks, The by Rebecca Skloot (June 2011)
 Interestings, The by Meg Wolitzer (Apr. 2014)
Invention of Wings, The by Sue Monk Kidd (Oct. 2014)

J
Juliet: a novel by Anne Fortier (Mar. 2011)

K
King's Speech, The: how one man saved the British Monarchy by Mark Logue and Peter Conradi (Mar. 2011)
Kitchen Counter Cooking School, The: How a Few Simple Lessons Transformed Nine Culinary Novices Into Fearless Home Cooks by Kathleen Flinn (Feb. 2012)
Kitchen House, The by Kathleen Grissom (Dec. 2010)

L
Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey by Fiona, Countess of Carnarvon (Dec. 2013)
Lady of Milkweed Manor by Julie Klassen (August 2012)
Language of Flowers, The by Vanessa Diffenbaugh (Apr. 2012)
• Last Battle, The by C.S. Lewis (May 2015)
Levels of Life by Julian Barnes (Aug. 2014)
• Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (Dec. 2012)
Life and Times of Call the Midwife, The by Heidi Thomas (Aug. 2013)
Light Between Oceans, The by M.L. Stedman (Aug. 2014)
• Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, The by C.S. Lewis (Jan. 2015)
Litigators, The by John Grisham (Nov. 2012)
Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder (Nov. 2011)
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (Jan. 2012)
Longbourn by Jo Baker (Oct. 2013)
Long Winter, The by Laura Ingalls Wilder (Jan. 2011)
Lost December by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2011)
Love to Last Forever, A by Tracie Peterson (Aug. 2011)
Luminaries, The by Eleanor Catton (Mar. 2014)

M
Macbeth by William Shakespeare (Mar. 2012)
Madame Tussuad: a novel of the French Revolution by Michelle Moran (Mar. 2012)
• Magician's Nephew, The by C.S. Lewis (Dec. 2014)
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen (Dec. 2012)
Marriage Plot, The by Jeffrey Eugenides (Feb. 2012)
• Martian, The by Andy Weir (Oct. 2014)
Maus 1: A Survivor's Tale: My father bleeds history by Art Spiegleman (Dec. 2010)
• Midsummer Night's Dream, A by William Shakespeare (Jan. 2012)
Mini-Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella (Jan. 2012)
• Miniaturist, The by Jessie Burton (May 2015)
Missing, The by Beverly Lewis (Dec.2009)
Mistletoe Promise, The by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2014)
Mistress of Nothing, The by Kate Pullinger (Feb. 2011)
Moby Dick by Herman Melville (Sept. 2013)
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Dec. 2012)
Moneyball by Michael Lewis (Oct. 2011)
Morning's Refrain by Tracie Peterson (June 2011)
Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal (Aug. 2013)
Mrs. Hemingway by Naomi Wood (Oct. 2014)
My Life in France by Julia Child with Alex Prud'Homme (Feb. 2012)
Mysteries of Udolpho, The by Ann Radcliffe (Aug. 2014)


N
New York Christmas, A by Anne Perry (Dec. 2014)
Night Circus, The by Erin Morgenstern (Oct. 2011)
Not My Daughter by Barbara Delinsky (Apr. 2010)
• Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen (Nov. 2013, Mar. 2014)

O
Ocean at the End of the Lane, The by Neil Gaiman (Aug. 2014)
• Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck (Apr. 2010, )
Orenda, The by Joseph Boyden (July 2014)

P
Paris Wife, The by Paula McLain (Aug. 2013)
Perks of Being a Wallflower, The by Stephan Chbosky (Aug. 2014)
Persuasion by Jane Austen (Oct. 2011, Jan. 2013)
• Pioneer Girl by Laura Ingalls Wilder (June 2015)
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen (Feb. 2013)
Prince, The by Niccolo Machiavelli (May 2013)
Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis (Jan. 2015)
Princess Elizabeth's Spy by Susan Elia MacNeal (July 2014)
Prodigal God, The by Tim Keller (Nov. 2009)
Promise Me by Richard Paul Evans (Nov. 2010)
Promise to Believe in, A by Tracie Peterson (Apr. 2011)
• Pursuit of Mary Bennet, The by Pamela Mingle (Aug. 2014)

Q
Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking by Susan Cain (Oct. 2012)
Quiet Little Woman, The by Louisa May Alcott (Dec. 2011)

R
• Race to Splendor, A by Ciji Ware (Sept. 2012)
• Reason that I Jump, The by Naoki Higashida; translated by K.A. Yoshida and David Mitchell (Apr. 2014)
Rebel Angels by Libba Bray (Nov. 2011)
Rebel Wife, The by Taylor M. Polites (Aug. 2012)
Red Herring Without Mustard, A by Alan Bradley (Apr. 2013)
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley (Mar. 2014)
Remains of the Day, The by Kazuo Ishiguro (Aug. 2014)
Revenge of the Radioactive Lady, The by Elizabeth Stuckey-French (Aug. 2011)
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly (Dec. 2010)
Road Ends by Mary Lawson (Aug. 2014)
Romeo & Juliet by William Shakespeare (May 2012)
Room by Emma Donoghue (Jan. 2011)
• Rosie Effect, The by Graeme Simison (Oct. 2014)
Rosie Project, The by Graeme Simison (Aug. 2014)

S
Sandcastle Girls, The by Chris Bohjalian (Aug. 2013)
Saints by Gene Luen Yang (July 2014)
Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay (Mar. 2012)
Scarlet Letter, The by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Jan. 2012)
Secret, The by Beverly Lewis (Nov. 2009)
• Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen (Apr. 2010, Sept. 2013, )
 Shopping, Seduction, & Mr. Selfridge by Lindy Woodhead (Apr. 2014)
• Silver Chair, The, by C.S. Lewis (May 2015
Sing You Home by Jodi Picoult (Aug. 2011)
Sister Queens, The : a novel by Sophie Perinot (July 2012)
 Somewhere in France by Jennifer Robson (Apr. 2014)
• Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley (Aug. 2014)
Starry Night by Debbie Macomber (Jan. 2014)
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel (May 2015)
Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, The by Gabrielle Zevin (Oct. 2014)
Story Hour, The by Thirty Umrigar (Oct. 2014)
Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, The by Robert Louis Stevenson (Oct. 2014)
Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch (Aug. 2014)
• Sudden Light, A by Garth Stein (Dec. 2014)
Swan Maiden, The by Jules Watson (Apr. 2011)
Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, The by Alan Bradley (Dec. 2012)


T
Tale of Two Cities, A by Charles Dickens (Aug. 2014)
Taming of the Shrew, The by William Shakespeare (Dec. 2012)
Tea Rose, The by Jennifer Donnelly (July 2011)
• Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg (Dec. 2014)
Thorn Birds, The by Colleen McCollough (Oct. 2013)
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson (Dec. 2013)
Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson (Mar. 2013)
True Grit by Charles Portis (Sept. 2011)
True Light by Terri Blackstock (Feb. 2010)
Turning of Anne Merrick, The by Christine Blevins (July 2012)
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare (Aug. 2013)
 Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup (Apr. 2014)
Twilight's Serenade by Tracie Peterson (July 2011)

U
Unbroken : a World War II story of a survival, resilience, and redemption by Laura Hillenbrand (Jan. 2011)
Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan (Oct. 2014)

V
• Villette by Charlotte Brontë (Jan. 2014, )
Visit from the Goon Squad, A by Jennifer Egan  (Feb. 2011)
Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis (Jan. 2015)


W
Waiting for Columbus by Thomas Trofimuk (June 2012)
Warmth of Other Suns, The by Isabel Wilkerson (Jan. 2011)
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (Sept. 2014)
Weed That Strings the Hangman's Bag, The by Alan Bradley (Feb. 2013)
Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple (July 2013)
While Beauty Slept by Elizabeth Blackwell (Aug. 2014)
White Queen, The by Philippa Gregory (Oct. 2009)
 Whole Golden World, The by Kristina Riggle (Apr. 2014)
Whole Truth, The by Kit Pearson (June 2013)
Wild Rose, The by Jennifer Donnelly (Nov. 2011)
Wilder Life, The by Wendy McClure (Nov. 2012)
Winter Dream, A by Richard Paul Evans (Dec. 2012)
Winter's Tale by Mark Halprin (Feb. 2014)
Winter Palace, The by Eva Strachniak (Apr. 2012)
Winter of Red Snow, The by Kristina Gregory (Dec. 2013)
Winter Rose, The by Jennifer Donnelly (Sept. 2011)
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell (Aug. 2013)
Word Exchange, The by Alena Graedon (Oct. 2014)
World of Downton Abbey, The by Jessica Fellowes (May 2012)
• Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte (Oct. 2012, Oct. 2014)

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