Books Reviewed (Alphabetically by Title)

A

After I Do by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Alistair Grim’s Odditorium by Gregory Funaro

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All You Could Ask For by Mike Greenberg

A Memory of Light by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

The Art of Arranging Flowers by Lynne Branard

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

The Bells by Richard Harvell

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

Billy Cooper’s Awesome Nightmare by Penny Estelle

The Body in the Woods by April Henry

The Book of Answers by C.Y. Gopinath

The Book of Summers by Emylia Hall

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Born Confused by Tanuja Desai Hidier

Breaking the Code by Karen Fisher-Alaniz

Breaking News by Shirani Rajapakse

The Breath of Allah by Steven W. Ritcheson

Brisingr by Christopher Paolini

Bubble by Anders de la Motte

The Butterfly and the Violin by Kristy Cambron

Buzz by Anders de la Motte

***

C

The Calligrapher’s Daughter by Eugenia Kim

Campfire Crisis by Blake Hoena

Chocolat by Joanne Harris

Clara and Mr. Tiffany by Susan Vreeland

Coaptation by Timothy H. Cook

The Confession by John Grisham

The Cost of Living Forever by Kat Kirst

Cracks in the Sidewalk by Bette L. Crosby

Cross the Line by Rie McGaha

Cupid’s Christmas by Bette Lee Crosby

***

D

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

Do the KIND Thing by Daniel Lubetzky

Doing Harm by Kelly Parsons

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

Duty Free by Moni Mohsin

***

E

Eeny Meeny by M.J. Arlidge

Enchanting Lily by Anjali Banerjee

E-learning 101 by Dr. Liz Hardy

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

***

F

Far Far Away by Tom McNeal

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

Ford County by John Grisham

The Fourteenth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm

The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith

Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

***

G

Gabriel Finley and the Raven’s Riddle by George Hagen

Game by Anders de la Motte

The Girls at the Kingfisher Club by Genevieve Valentine

Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

Girl With a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

The Great Zoo of China by Matthew Reilly

Greek Mythology’s Adventures of Perseus by Blake Hoena

***

H

The Halingsford Murders by Lili Evan

The Happy Hour Choir by Sally Kilpatrick

The Life Intended by Kristen Harmel

The Here and Now by Ann Brasheres

Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

Hike Up Devil’s Mountain by Penny Estelle

House of Echoes by Brendan Duffy

The House We Grew Up In by Lisa Jewell

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

I’m Not Her by Janet Gurtler

Imaginary Men by Anjali Banerjee

The Inheritance by Simon Tolkien

Inside the O’Briens by Lisa Genova

***

J

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

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

***

K

Karmack by J.C. Whyte

Keegan’s Point by HD Smith

The Kiss of Deception by Mary E. Pearson

***

L

The Lake Season by Hannah McKinnon

Laminar Flow by Timothy H. Cook

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

Lisette’s List by Susan Vreeland

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

***

M

Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt

Manhattan Mayhem edited by Mary Higgins Clark

The Mark of the Dragonfly by Jaleigh Johnson

Material Girls by Elaine Dimopoulous

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

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

“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 Murder of Adam and Eve by William Dietrich

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

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

My Mother’s Secret by J.L. Witterick

***

N

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

The One You Fear by Paul Pilkington

The One You Love by Paul Pilkington

The One You Trust by Paul Pilkington

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

Poached by Stuart Gibb

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake

Push Not the River by James Conroyd Martin

***

R

The Racketeer by John Grisham

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

The Secrets of Carriage H by Andrew Rosenheim

Secrets of the River by Caroline Ludovici

Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton

The She Stands Alone by Nadine Keels

The Silent and the Lost by A. Zubair

Since You’ve Been Gone by Mary Jennifer Payne

Sisters of the Sari by Brenda L. Baker

Some Kind of Magic by Adrian Fogelin

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

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

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

The Sugar Queen by Sarah Addison Allen

Sunlit Hearts by Meenu Mehrotra

Surviving My Family by Kat Kirst

Sweet Misfortune by Kevin Alan Milne

Sycamore Row by John Grisham

***

T

Tesla’s Attic by Neal Shusterman and Eric Elfman

Then and Always by Dani Atkins

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 Trust by Norb Vonnegut

The Truth According to Us by Annie Barrows

The Truth and Other Lies by Sascha Arango

Turbulence and Restoration by Timothy H. Cook

The Twelfth Child by Bette Lee Crosby

The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer

***

U

Unaccustomed Earth by Jhumpa Lahiri

The Unexpected Son by Shobhan Bantwal

***

V

The Vault of Dreamers by Caragh M. O’Brien

View from the Sixth Floor by Elizabeth Horton-Newton

***

W

Wake by Anna Hope

The Watchman by Matt Langford

Water’s Edge by Barry Silverstein

We Are the Goldens by Dana Reinhardt

The Wedding Writer by Susan Schneider

When by Victoria Laurie

When We Were Strangers by Pamela Schoenewaldt

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

The Witch’s Boy by Kelly Barnhill

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 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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