Books Reviewed (Alphabetically by Title)

A

A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

A Murder on Jane Street by Cathy Cash Spellman

A Talent for Murder by Andrew Wilson

After Anna by Lisa Scottoline

After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

A House for Happy Mothers by Amulya Malladi

Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All Things New by Lauren Miller

All You Could Ask For by Mike Greenberg

A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman

And They Called It Camelot by Stephanie Marie Thornton

A New Dawn by Sudha Balagopal

Anna and the Swallow Man by Gavriel Savit

The Art of Arranging Flowers by Lynne Branard

The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza

A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

As You Wish by Chelsea Sedoti

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

A Sparrow in Terezin by Kristy Cambron

A Stopover in Venice by Kathryn Walker

At the Water’s Edge by Sara Gruen

Awake by Natasha Preston

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

A Whole New World by Liz Braswell

“At What Price?” by P.A. Estelle

***

B

Bad Luck by Pseudonymous Bosch

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Before I Let Go by Marieke Nijkamp

Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris

Behind Every Lie by Christina McDonald

The Bells by Richard Harvell

The Best Mistake Mystery by Sylvia McNicoll

Between Night and Mourning by Kat Kirst

Between You and Me by Emma  McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

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

Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain

Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare by Penny Estelle

Bob by Wendy Mass and Rebecca Stead

The Body in the Woods by April Henry

The Book of Answers by C.Y. Gopinath

The Book of Pearl by Timothee de Fombelle

The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Bootlace Magician by Cassie Beasley

The Border by Steve Schafer

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Born Under A Million Shadows by Andrea Busfield

The Boy From Tomorrow by Camille DeAngelis

The Breakdown by B.A. Paris

Breaking the Code by Karen Fisher-Alaniz

Breaking News by Shirani Rajapakse

Breaking Wild by Diane Les Becquets

The Breath of Allah by Steven W. Ritcheson

Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak

Bridge to Us by Jeanne Felfe

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

The Broken Girls by Simone St. James

Bubble by Anders de la Motte

Burning Fields by Alli Sinclair

The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron

Buzz by Anders de la Motte

***

C

The Cabin by Natasha Preston

The Calligrapher’s Daughter by Eugenia Kim

Campfire Crisis by Blake Hoena

Captain Superlative by J.S. Puller

The Changelings by Christina Soontornvat

The Child by Fiona Barton

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Circus Mirandus by Cassie Beasley

Claiming Noah by Amanda Ortlepp

Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

Coaptation by Timothy H. Cook

The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum

The Confession by John Grisham

Convergence by Ginny L. Yttrup

The Cost of Living Forever by Kat Kirst

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Cracks in the Sidewalk by Bette L. Crosby

Cross the Line by Rie McGaha

Cupid’s Christmas by Bette Lee Crosby

***

D

Darling Rose Gold by Stephanie Wrobel

Dead Voices by Katherine Arden

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

The Devil’s Dance by Kristen Lamb

Do the KIND Thing by Daniel Lubetzky

Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons

Don’t Tell Anyone by Eleanor Gray

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Duty Free by Moni Mohsin

***

E

Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge

The Emotion Thesaurus: A Writer’s Guide to Character Expression, 2nd edition by Angela Ackerman and Becca Puglisi

Enchanting Lily by Anjali Banerjee

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

E-learning 101 by Dr. Liz Hardy

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

Escape Room by Megan Goldin

Every Note Played by Lisa Genova

Everything You Want Me to Be by Mindy Mejia

The Eye of the North by Sinead O’Hart

***

F

Fallen Princeborn: Stolen by Jean Lee

The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

#FashionVictim by Amina Akhtar

First Comes Love by Emily Griffin

Five Days by Douglas Kennedy

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

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

The Folded Earth by Anuradha Roy

Follow Me by Kathleen Barber

Ford County by John Grisham

Forgive Me by Daniel Palmer

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

For Your Own Protection by Paul Pilkington

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

Fragments of the Lost by Megan Miranda

The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith

The French Impressionist by Rebecca Bischoff

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

***

G

Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen

Game by Anders de la Motte

The Garden of Small Beginnings by Abbi Waxman

The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

The Girl Before by JP Delaney

The Girl in Red by Christina Henry

Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

The Girl in White Gloves by Kerri Maher

The Girl I Used to Be by Mary Torjussen

The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

The Girl With No Past by Kathryn Croft

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

The Glitch by Elisabeth Cohen

God of the Internet by Lynn Lipinski

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Gone Without A Trace by Mary Torjussen

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

Greek Mythology’s Adventures of Perseus by Blake Hoena

The Griffins of Castle Cary by Heather Shumaker

***

H

The Halingsford Murders by Lili Evan

The Happy Hour Choir by Sally Kilpatrick

The Hatching by Ezekiel Boone

The Life Intended by Kristen Harmel

The Here and Now by Ann Brasheres

Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding

Here We Are by Aarti Namdev Shahani

Hidden Traps by Judy L. Mohr

Hike Up Devil’s Mountain by Penny Estelle

Holding by Graham Norton

The Hollywood Daughter by Kate Alcott

Horrible Writing: Ten Horror Stories You Probably Shouldn’t Read by Daniel Charles Wild

The House in Poplar Wood by K.E. Ormsbee

House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy

House of Gold by Natasha Solomons

The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

How to Make Friends with the Dark by Kathleen Glasgow

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Pains by The Harvard Lampoon

The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty

***

I

I Am the Lion by Andrew Toy

IA: Initiate by John Darryl Winston

I’ll Walk Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

Immoral Code by Lillian Clark

I’m Not Her by Janet Gurtler

Imaginary Men by Anjali Banerjee

In Conversation with the Stars by Anupama Chopra

The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd

The Inheritance by Simon Tolkien

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

The Invited by Jennifer McMahon

Isabella for Real by Margie Palatini

The Island by Victoria Hislop

It Happens All the Time by Amy Hatvany

IQ by Joe Ide

I Will Make You Pay by Teresa Driscoll

***

J

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

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

Just A Normal Tuesday by Kim Turrisi

***

K

Karmack by J.C. Whyte

Keegan’s Point by HD Smith

Killer Choice by Tom Hunt

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

Kiss the Girls and Make Them Cry by Mary Higgins Clark

***

L

The Lake Season by Hannah McKinnon

Laminar Flow by Timothy H. Cook

The Language of Spells by Garret Weyr

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

The Last One by Alexandra Oliva

Layover by David Bell

Leave No Trace by Mindy Mejia

Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult

The Lido by Libby Page

Lies by T.M. Logan

Lies You Never Told Me by Jennifer Donaldson

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland

Long Gone by Paul Pilkington

The Look-Alike by Erica Spindler

Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly

Love and Other Alien Experiences by Kerry Winfrey

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Lucky Boy by Shanthi Sekaran

The Lying Game by Ruth Ware

***

M

Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt

Man of the Year by Caroline Louise Walker

Manhattan Mayhem edited by Mary Higgins Clark

The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson

The Marriage Pact by Michelle Richmond

Material Girls by Elaine Dimopoulous

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

Melvin Invents Music by Claire and Monte Montgomery

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

Millard Salter’s Last Day by Jacob M. Appel

The Miracle and Tragedy of the Dionne Quintuplets by Sarah Miller

Missing Pieces by Heather Gudenkauf

“Missing Rib” by Alex Clermont

Mister Max: The Book of Lost Things by Cynthia Voigt

Mister Max: The Book of Kings by Cynthia Voigt

Mix It Up! by Herve Tullet

The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth

Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner

The Murder of Adam and Eve by William Dietrich

My Girl by Jack Jordan

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

My Last Lament by James William Brown

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

My Mother’s Secret by J.L. Witterick

***

N

Nameless Queen by Rebecca McLaughlin

Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim

Need to Know by Karen Cleveland

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Ninth Orphan by James and Lance Morcan

Northwood by Brian Falkner

***

O

The Obsidian Mask by Caroline Ludovici

Oleander Girl by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell

One Fatal Mistake by Tom Hunt

One for Sorrow by Mary Downing Hahn

The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood

One Little Lie by Colleen Coble

The One You Fear by Paul Pilkington

The One You Love by Paul Pilkington

The One You Trust by Paul Pilkington

Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee

Organize Your Life and More by Christina Scalise

The Orphan Factory by James and Lance Morcan

***

P

Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel

The Party by Robyn Harding

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

Pieces of Happiness by Anne Ostby

Please See Us by Caitlin Mullen

Poached by Stuart Gibb

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Push Not the River by James Conroyd Martin

***

R

The Racketeer by John Grisham

The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

The Reckoning by John Grisham

Relativity by Antonia Hayes

The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid

The Reluctant Matchmaker by Shobhan Bantwal

Remember Me by Brian L. MacLearn

The Returned by Jason Mott

The Revelation Gate by Brian Thompson

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

***

S

The Same Sky by Amanda Eyre Ward

Sammy Knows It All by Dave Constance

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

Saving Fish from Drowning by Amy Tan

Scars Like Wings by Erin Stewart

The Second Mrs. Hockaday by Susan Rivers

The Secret Series by Pseudonymous Bosch

The Secrets of Carriage H by Andrew Rosenheim

Secrets of the River by Caroline Ludovici

Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

Seeking Sarah by ReShonda Tate Billingsley

The She Stands Alone by Nadine Keels

The Silent and the Lost by A. Zubair

Since You’ve Been Gone by Mary Jennifer Payne

The Sisters of Summit Avenue by Lynn Cullen

Sisters of the Sari by Brenda L. Baker

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Small Spaces by Katherine Arden

Sold on a Monday by Kristina McMorris

Some Kind of Magic by Adrian Fogelin

Someone Else’s Summer by Rachel Bateman

Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline

Something Like Happy by Eva Woods

The Sound of Glass by Karen White

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

Spain or Shine by Michelle Jellen

Spare Change by Bette Lee Crosby

The Spoon from Minkowitz by Judith Fein

The Star Thief by Lindsey Becker

Star-Touched Stories by Roshani Chokshi

The Stone Girl’s Story by Sara Beth Durst

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

The Storyteller’s Secret by Sejal Badani

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

Strange History: An Anthology by various authors

Strike Me Down by Mindy Mejia

The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Sunlit Hearts by Meenu Mehrotra

Surviving My Family by Kat Kirst

The Suspect by Fiona Barton

Sweet Misfortune by Kevin Alan Milne

Sycamore Row by John Grisham

***

T

The Tea Planter’s Wife by Dinah Jefferies

The Tenant by Katrine Engberg

Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman

Textrovert by Lindsey Summers

Then and Always by Dani Atkins

This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp

This Is Not A Love Letter by Kim Purcell

Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman

The Things We Cannot Say by Kelly Rimmer

Things You Won’t Say by Sarah Pekkanen

The Third Wife by Lisa Jewell

Three Stages of Amazement by Carol Edgarian

Three Times Lucky by Sheila Turnage

Those Girls by Lauren Saft

Thugbook by C.J. West

Towers of Midnight by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

The Trophy Child by Paula Daly

The Trust by Norb Vonnegut

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango

Try Not to Breathe by Holly Seddon

Turbulence and Restoration by Timothy H. Cook

The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware

The Twelfth Child by Bette Lee Crosby

Twice in a Blue Moon by Christina Lauren

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

Two Days Gone by Randall Silvis

Two Girls Down by Louisa Luna

***

U

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Unexpected Son by Shobhan Bantwal

Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

***

V

Valley of the Moon by Melanie Gideon

The Vanishing Year by Kate Moretti

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien

View from the Sixth Floor by Elizabeth Horton-Newton

Vox by Christina Dalcher

***

W

Wake by Anna Hope

Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

Warning Light by David Ricciardi

The Watchman by Matt Langford

Water’s Edge by Barry Silverstein

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

The Wedding Writer by Susan Schneider

What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr

What Was Mine by Helen Klein Ross

When by Victoria Laurie

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt

Where the Forest Meets the Stars by Glendy Vanderah

Where the Stars Rise by Lucas K. Law and Derwin Mak

Whisper Me This by Kelly Anne King

The Widow by Fiona Barton

The Windfall by Diksha Basu

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

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill

The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware

The Wonders by Paddy O’Reilly

Words and Their Meanings by Kate Bassett

The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar

The Writer by Emily Sun Li

***

Y

You Are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen

You Never Know by Lilian Duval

The Young World by Chris Weitz

Your Perfect Life by Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke

***

Z

Zac and Mia by A. J. Betts

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