Books Reviewed (Alphabetically by Author)


The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango

Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge

Then and Always by Dani Atkins



A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

Sisters of the Sari by Brenda L. Baker

Enchanting Lily by Anjali Banerjee

Imaginary Men by Anjali Banerjee

The Reluctant Matchmaker by Shobhan Bantwal

The Unexpected Son by Shobhan Bantwal

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

Words and Their Meanings by Kate Bassett

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Zac and Mia by A. J. Betts

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

May This Be the Best Year of Your Life by Sandra Bornstein

The Spaghetti Set: Family Served Italian Style by Rose Marie Boyd

Wish by Beth Bracken and Kay Fraser; illustrated by Odessa Sawyer

The Art of Arranging Flowers by Lynne Branard

The Here and Now by Ann Brasheres

A Whole New World by Liz Braswell



A Sparrow in Terezin by Kristy Cambron

The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron

Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

I’ll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

Manhattan Mayhem edited by Mary Higgins Clark

“Missing Rib” by Alex Clermont

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Sammy Knows It All by Dave Constance

Laminar Flow by Timothy H. Cook

Coaptation by Timothy H. Cook

Turbulence and Restoration by Timothy H. Cook

The Girl With No Past by Kathryn Croft

Cracks in the Sidewalk by Bette L. Crosby

Cupid’s Christmas by Bette Lee Crosby

The Twelfth Child by Bette Lee Crosby

Spare Change by Bette Lee Crosby



Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

The Murder of Adam and Eve by William Dietrich

Material Girls by Elaine Dimopoulos

Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy

You Never Know by Lilian Duval

My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke



Three Stages of Amazement by Carol Edgarian

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman

“At What Price?” by P.A. Estelle

Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare by Penny Estelle

Flash to the Past; Bumped Back in Time; Riches to Rags by Penny Estelle

Hike Up Devil’s Mountain by Penny Estelle

The Halingsford Murders by Lili Evans

Ride of a Lifetime: Book Two of The Wickware Sagas by Penny Estelle



Northwood by Brian Falkner

The Spoon from Minkowitz by Judith Fein

Your Perfect Life by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

Breaking the Code by Karen Fisher-Alaniz

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Some Kind of Magic by Adrian Fogelin

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro



Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

Poached by Stuart Gibb

The Book of Answers by C.Y. Gopinath

All You Could Ask For by Mike Greenberg

The Confession by John Grisham

Ford County by John Grisham

The Racketeer by John Grisham

Sycamore Row by John Grisham

At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

I’m Not Her by Janet Gurtler



Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen

The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

E-learning 101 by Dr. Liz Hardy

The Life Intended by Kristen Harmel

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

The Bells by Richard Harvell

Ashes Ashes, The Twins Fall Down by Pauline L. Hawkins

The Body in the Woods by April Henry

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Campfire Crisis by Blake Hoena

Greek Mythology’s Adventures of Perseus by Blake Hoena

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Wake by Anna Hope

View from the Sixth Floor by Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Beyond the Last Star: A Novella by R.G. Howard



Spain or Shine by Michelle Jellen

The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell

The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson



The She Stands Alone by Nadine Keels

Five Days by Douglas Kennedy

The Happy Hour Choir by Sally Kilpatrick

The Calligrapher’s Daughter by Eugenia Kim

Between Night and Mourning by Kat Kirst

The Cost of Living Forever by Kat Kirst

Surviving My Family by Kat Kirst

Jonestown Survivor: An Insider’s Look by Laura Johnston Kohl

The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok



The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Hunger Pains by The Harvard Lampoon

The Watchman by Matt Langford

The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

When by Victoria Laurie

Do the KIND Thing by Daniel Lubetzky

The Obsidian Mask by Caroline Ludovici

Secrets of the River by Caroline Ludovici

The Writer by Emily Sun Li



Remember Me by Brian L. MacLearn

Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock by David Margolick

Push Not the River by James Conroyd Martin

Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Between You and Me by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Cross the Line by Rie McGaha

The Lake Season by Hannah McKinnon

Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

Sunlit Hearts by Meenu Mehrotra

Flash Fiction International: Very Short Stories from Around the World Anthology edited by Christopher Merrill, et. al

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Sweet Misfortune by Kevin Alan Milne

Duty Free by Moni Mohsin

The Ninth Orphan by James and Lance Morcan

The Orphan Factory by James and Lance Morcan

Defending A King: His Life and Legacy by Dr. Karen Moriarty

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

The Returned by Jason Mott

Bubble by Anders de la Motte

Buzz by Anders de la Motte

Game by Anders de la Motte

Stories in Uniform: A Look at the Heroics, Sacrifices, and Triumphs of Our Soldiers by multiple authors



This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp



A Widow’s Story: A Memoir by Joyce Carol Oates

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien

The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly



Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons

Since You’ve Been Gone by Mary Jennifer Payne

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

Things You Won’t Say by Sarah Pekkanen

The One You Fear by Paul Pilkington

The One You Love by Paul Pilkington

The One You Trust by Paul Pilkington

Julie & Julia: 365 days, 524 recipes, 1 tiny apartment kitchen by Julie Powell

Awake by Natasha Preston



Breaking News by Shirani Rajapakse

After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

The Breath of Allah by Steven W. Ritcheson

Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt

The Secrets of Carriage H by Andrew Rosenheim

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

The Last McKenzie by Kirk Ross (pre-publication review)

The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy



Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

Those Girls by Lauren Saft

A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

Organize Your Life and More by Christina Scalise

The Wedding Writer by Susan Schneider

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt

Story Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers edited by Shyam Selvadurai

Water’s Edge by Barry Silverstein

Keegan’s Point by HD Smith



Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan

The Revelation Gate by Brian Thompson

The Inheritance by Simon Tolkien

I Am the Lion by Andrew Toy

Mix It Up! by Herve Tullet

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage



The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar



The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things by Cynthia Voigt

Mister Max: The Book of Kings by Cynthia Voigt

The Trust by Norb Vonnegut

Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland



A Stopover in Venice by Kathryn Walker

The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward

The Young World by Chris Weitz

Thugbook by C.J. West

The Sound of Glass by Karen White

The Forgotten Room by Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig

Karmack by J.C. Whyte

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

IA: Initiate by John Darryl Winston

My Mother’s Secret by J.L. Witterick



Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel

The Silent and the Lost by A. Zubair

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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