A-Z Authors

These are the books I’ve reviewed since 2008 (arranged by author). All links point to my review of the book. Enjoy!

A

Aarons, Leroy, Prayers For Bobby
Abbott, David, The Upright Piano Player
Abbott, Megan, The Fever
Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi, Half of a Yellow Sun
Ali, Ayaan Hirsi, Infidel
Allende, Isabel, The Sum of Our Days
Anderson, Laurie Halse, Speak
Arntson, Steven, The Wikkeling
Asher, Jay, Thirteen Reasons Why (audio)
Ashworth, Jenn, Cold Light
Atkinson, Kate, Case Histories
Atkinson, Kate, Life After Life
Auburn, David, Proof: A Play
Auster, Paul, Invisible
Auster, Paul, Sunset Park
Aziz, Michael, The Perfect 10 Diet

B

Barbery, Muriel, The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Barclay, Linwood, Fear the Worst
Barnes, Julian, The Sense of an Ending
Barry, Brunonia, The Lace Reader
Bauermeister, Erica, The Lost Art of Mixing
Bauermeister, Erica, The School of Essential Ingredients
Beah, Ismael , A Long Way Gone
Bell, Alden (aka Joshua Gaylord), The Reapers are the Angels
Benchley, Peter, Jaws
Bender, Aimee, The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Berner, David, Accidental Lessons
Beukes, Lauren, The Shining Girls
Bognanni, Peter, The House of Tomorrow
Bohjalian, Chris, The Night Strangers
Boyd, William, Ordinary Thunderstorms
Boyne, John, The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Boyne, John, This House is Haunted
Brashares, Ann, The Here And Now
Braunstein, Sarah, The Sweet Relief of Missing Children
Bronte, Anne, The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
Bronte, Emily, Wuthering Heights
Brookner, Anita, Strangers
Brooks, Max, World War Z
Brown, Christopher F., The Art of Meaningful Living
Bruel, Nick, Bad Kitty
Buchanan, Cathy Marie, The Day the Fall Stood Still
Buchanan, Cathy Marie, The Painted Girls
Buckley, Carla, The Things That Keep Us Here
Burke, Alafair, All Day and a Night
Burton, Gabrielle, Impatient with Desire
Byrd, Olivia deBelle, Miss Hildreth Wore Brown

C

Caletti, Deb, He’s Gone
Capote, Truman, The Complete Stories of Truman Capote
Card, Orson Scott, Lost Boys
Carman, Patrick, Skeleton Creek
Carman, Patrick, Trackers
Carter, Mary, Sunnyside Blues
Cash, Wiley, A Land More Kind Than Home
Chaon, Dan, Await Your Reply
Chaon, Dan, Stay Awake (short stories)
Child, Lauren, The Princess and the Pea
Child, Lincoln & Preston, Douglas, Cemetery Dance
Child, Lincoln & Preston, Douglas, Fever Dream
Clayborn, Hannah, Historic Photos of the Chinese in California
Clayton, Meg Waite, The Four Ms. Bradwells
Clinch, Jon, Finn
Clinch, Jon, Kings of the Earth
Cline, Ernest, Ready Player One
Cobb, William J., The Bird Saviors
Collins, Suzanne, Catching Fire (Book #2)
Collins, Suzanne, Mockingjay (Book #3)
Collins, Suzanne, The Hunger Games (Book #1)
Cooper, Dennis, Ugly Man
Corrigan, Kelly, The Middle Place 
Cox, Michael, The Meaning of Night: A Confession
Cronin, Justin, The Passage
Cronin, Justin, The Twelve
Cutter, Nick, The Troop

D

Dahme, Joanne, Creepers
Dean, Debra, The Madonnas of Leningrad
Dekker, Ted, BoneMan’s Daughters  (audio)
Dermont, Amber, The Starboard Sea
Desmond, David, The Misadventures of Oliver Booth
DeStefano, Lauren, Wither
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa, The Language of Flowers
Donoghue, Emma, Room
Doughty, Louise, Whatever You Love
Du Bois, Jennifer, Cartwheel
Du Maurier, Daphne, My Cousin Rachel
Durrow, Heidi, The Girl Who Fell from the Sky

E

Easton, Robin, Naked in Eden
Ebershoff, David, The Danish Girl
Ebert, Roger, Life Itself
Edwards, Kim, The Memory Keeper’s Daughter
Egan, Jennifer, A Visit from the Goon Squad
Eggers, Dave, The Circle
Ellis, Bret Easton, American Psycho
Erdrich, Louise, The Round House
Erskine, Kathryn, Mockingbird
Erskine, Kathryn, The Absolute Value of Mike
Espach, Alison, The Adults
Eugenides, Jeffrey, Middlesex
Eugenides, Jeffrey, The Marriage Plot

F

Ferguson, Sarah, Tea For Ruby
Fierro, Julia, Cutting Teeth
Fitzgerald, F. Scott, The Great Gatsby
Flanagan, Richard, The Unknown Terrorist
Flaubert, Gustave, Madame Bovary
Flynn, Gillian, Gone Girl
Ford, Richard, Canada
Forman, Gayle, If I Stay
Foulds, Adam, The Quickening Maze
Fountain, Ben, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
Frank, Joan, Because You Have To
Frazier, Charles, Nightwoods
French, Tana, In The Woods

G

Garner, Helen, The Spare Room
Gartenstein, Devra, Local Bounty (cookbook)
Gaylord, Joshua, Hummingbirds
Geye, Peter, Safe from the Sea 
Geye, Peter, The Lighthouse Road
Goolrick, Robert, A Reliable Wife
Goolrick, Robert, Heading Out to Wonderful
Gora, Susannah, You Couldn’t Ignore Me If You Tried
Gordon-Levitt, Joseph, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 1
Gordon-Levitt, Joseph, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 2
Gordon-Levitt, Joseph, The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 3
Grann, David, The Lost City of Z
Graver, Elizabeth, The End of the Point
Green, John, Looking for Alaska
Green, John, The Fault in Our Stars
Greenman, Ben, The Slippage
Gwin, Minrose, The Queen of Palmyra

H

Hadley, Tessa, The London Train
Harbach, Chad, The Art of Fielding
Harding, Paul, Tinkers
Harrison, A.S.A., The Silent Wife
Haruf, Kent, Benediction
Harwood, John, The Asylum
Heller, Peter, The Dog Stars
Heller, Peter, The Painter
Hendricks, Judith, The Laws of Harmony
Henkin, Joshua, Matrimony
Hillenbrand, Laura, Unbroken
Hislop, Victoria, The Return
Hoffman, Alice, The Museum of Extraordinary Things
Hoida, Bridget, So L.A.
Holmqvist, Ninni, The Unit
Holt, Anne, 1222
Hornby, Steven, Secrets of a Christmas Box
Hosseini, Khaled, And The Mountains Echoed

I

Irving, John, A Prayer for Owen Meany
Irving, John, Last Night in Twisted River
Ishiguro, Kazuo, Never Let Me Go

J

Jacobsen, Roy, Child Wonder
Jeckyll, Agnes, Kitchen Essays
Jio, Sarah, Blackberry Winter
Jio, Sarah, The Bungalow
Jio, Sarah, The Violets of March
Johns, Pamela Sheldon, Cucina Povera (cookbook)
Johnson, Adam, The Orphan Master’s Son
Jones, Lloyd, Mister Pip
Jones, Sadie, The Uninvited Guests
Joyce, Graham, The Silent Land
Joyce, Rachel, The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

K

Kalogridis, Jeanne, I, Mona Lisa
Kasischke, Laura, In a Perfect World
Kasischke, Laura, The Raising
Keaton, Diane, Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty (audio)
Keaton, Diane, Then Again
Kelly, Elizabeth, The Last Summer of the Camperdowns
Kiernan, Stephen, The Curiosity
King, Stephen, 11/22/63
King, Stephen, Carrie (audio)
King, Stephen, Doctor Sleep
King, Stephen, Duma Key
King, Stephen, IT (audio)
King, Stephen, Joyland
King, Stephen, Mr. Mercedes
King, Stephen, Under the Dome
King, Stephen, The Regulators
King, Stephen, The Shining (audio)
King, Stephen, The Stand  (not quite a review, more of a mention)
Kingsolver, Barbara, Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Kingsolver, Barbara, Flight Behavior
Kingsolver, Barbara, Prodigal Summer
Kinney, Jeff , Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw
Kline, Baker Christina, Orphan Train
Klutz, Paper Purses
Koontz, Dean, Innocence
Koppel, Lily, The Astronaut Wives Club
Kostova, Elizabeth, The Swan Thieves  (audio)
Krauss, Nicole, Great House

L

Larson, Erik, Thunderstruck
Larsson, Stieg, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (Book #3)
Larsson, Stieg, The Girl Who Played with Fire (Book #2)
Larsson, Stieg, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo (Book #1)
La Seur, Carrie, The Home Place
Leavitt, Caroline, Is This Tomorrow
Lepucki, Edan, California
Lessing, Doris, The Cleft
Levine, James A., The Blue Notebook
Levy, Deborah, Swimming Home
Lipman, Elinor, The Inn at Lake Devine
Lippman, Laura, I’d Know You Anywhere
Lockhart, E., We Were Liars
Lopez, Steve, The Soloist
Lotz, Sarah, The Three
Lovelace, Maud Hart, Besty-Tacy
Lustbader, Virginia, Stone Creek

M

MacKinnon, Amy, Tethered
Maloney, Beth, Saving Sammy
Mandel, St. John Emily, Station Eleven
Marra, Anthony, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena
Marsot, Vanina, Foreign Tongue
Martel, Yann, Beatrice and Virgil
Martin, Steve, Born Standing Up
Mawer, Simon, The Glass Room
Maynard, Joyce, After Her
Maynard, Joyce, Labor Day
McBride, Laura, We Are Called To Rise
McCann, Colum, Let The Great World Spin
McCarthy, Andrew, The Longest Way Home
McCarthy, Tom, C
McCormick, Patricia, Never Fall Down
McCreight, Kimberly, Reconstructing Amelia
McEwan, Ian, Atonement
McEwan, Ian, On Chesil Beach
McEwan, Ian, Sweet Tooth
McNees, Kelly O’Connor, The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott
Meister, Ellen, The Other Life
Melville, Herman, Moby Dick  (link is to read-along post/s)
Menge, Dawn, Queen Vernita’s Visitors
Messum, Kent, J., Bait
Meyer, Stephenie, New Moon
Meyer, Stephenie, Twilight
Meyers, Randy Susan, The Murderer’s Daughters
Michel, Delaune, The Safety of Secrets
Mieville, China, The City & The City
Miller, Mary, The Last Days of California
Miller, Walter M., A Canticle for Leibowitz
Min, Anchee, Pearl of China
Mitchell, David, The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet
Moore, Liz, Heft
Morgenstern, Erin, The Night Circus
Moriarty, Laura, The Rest of Her Life
Morrison, Toni, A Mercy
Moyes, Jojo, Me Before You
Mullen, Thomas, The Last Town on Earth
Murakami, Haruki, 1Q84
Murakami, Haruki, After Dark
Murakami, Haruki, After the Quake
Murakami, Haruki, A Wild Sheep Chase
Murakami, Haruki, Dance, Dance, Dance
Murakami, Haruki, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World
Murakami, Haruki, Kafka on the Shore
Murakami, Haruki, Norwegian Wood
Murakami, Haruki, Sputnik Sweetheart
Murakami, Haruki, The Elephant Vanishes
Murakami, Haruki, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle
Murakami, Haruki, What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
Muth, Jon J., Zen Shorts
Myron, Vicki, Dewey

N

Nadzam, Bonnie, Lamb
Nesbø, Jo, Police
Nesbø, Jo, The Devil’s Star
Nesbø, Jo, The Leopard
Nesbø, Jo, The Redbreast
Nesbø, Jo, The Snowman
Netzer, Lydia, Shine Shine Shine
Niffenegger, Audrey, Her Fearful Symmetry
Noble, Elizabeth, Things I Want My Daughters To Know
Norman, Matthew, Domestic Violets

O

Obama, Barack, Dreams From My Father
O’Connor, Jane, Let’s Get Fancy Together!
Offill, Jenny, Dept. of Speculation
O’Flynn, Catherine, Mr. Lynch’s Holiday
Oliver, Lauren, Before I Fall
O’Nan, Stewart, Emily Alone
O’Nan, Stewart, Last Night at the Lobster
O’Nan, Stewart, The Odds
O’Nan, Stewart, Wish You Were Here
Ondaatje, Michael, The Cat’s Table
O’Neil, Joseph, Netherland
Oristano, Mark, A Sportscaster’s Guide to Watching Football
Orwell, George, Coming up for Air

P

Palma, Felix J., The Map of Time
Patchett, Ann, Run
Pearl Matthew, The Last Dickens
Pearl, Matthew, The Technologists
Perkins-Valdez, Dolen, Wench
Perrotta, Tom, The Leftovers
Pessl, Marisha, Night Film
Pessl, Marisha, Special Topics in Calamity Physics
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, Life As We Knew It (Book #1)
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, The Dead and the Gone (Book #2)
Pfeffer, Susan Beth, This World We Live In (Book #3)
Picoult, Jodi, Nineteen Minutes
Porter, Andew, In Between Days
Preston, Douglas & Child, Lincoln, Cemetery Dance
Preston, Douglas & Child, Lincoln, Fever Dream
Prose, Francine, Goldengrove
Puchner, Eric, Model Home

Q

R

Rand, Ayn, Anthem
Raymond, Midge, Forgetting English
Revis, Beth, Across the Universe
Rigler, Laurie Viera, Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict
Rigler, Laurie Viera, Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict
Robbins, Michael, Alien vs. Predator
Rogan, Charlotte, The Lifeboat
Rosenblatt, Roger, Making Toast
Ross, Adam, Mr. Peanut
Rossiter, Nan, More Than You Know
Rossiter, Nan, The Gin & Chowder Club
Rossiter, Nan, Under a Summer Sky
Rossiter, Nan, Words Get In the Way
Roth, Veronica, Divergent
Rowell, David, The Train of Small Mercies
Rowell, Rainbow, Eleanor & Park
Rowell, Rainbow, Fangirl
Rowell, Rainbow, Landline
Russell, Beth Nonte, Forever Lily
Russel, Karen, Swamplandia!
Russo, Richard, Bridge of Sighs

S

SaFranko, Mark, Hating Olivia
Salzman, Mark, True Notebooks
Sathe, Michelle, Pit Stops
Schlink, Bernhard, Homecoming
Sedaris, David, Holidays On Ice
Selecky, Sarah, This Cake is For the Party
Semple, Maria, Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Setiawan, Erick, Of Bees and Mist
Setterfield, Diane, Bellman & Black
Shaffer & Barrows, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Shortridge, Jennie, Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe
Shortridge, Jennie, When She Flew
Shriver, Lionel, Big Brother
Shriver, Lionel, We Need To Talk About Kevin
Shukert, Rachel, Everything is Going to Be Great
Simmons, Dan, Drood
Simmons, Dan, The Abominable
Simmons, Dan, The Terror
Simonson, Helen, Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand
Simpson, Mona, Casebook
Simsion,Graeme, The Rosie Project
Softer, Dalia, The Septembers of Shiraz
Spechler, Diana, Who By Fire
Springfield, Rick, Magnificent Vibration
Stedman, M.L., The Light Between Oceans
Stein, Garth, Raven Stole the Moon
Stein, Garth, The Art of Racing in the Rain
Stockett, Kathryn, The Help
Stone, Michel, The Iguana Tree
Stracher, Cameron, The Water Wars
Straub, Emma, The Vacationers
Strayed, Cheryl, Wild
Suskind, Patrick, Perfume

T

Tademy, Lalita, Cane River
Tartt, Donna, The Goldfinch
Tekulve, Susan, In the Garden of Stone
Thomason, Dustin, 12-21
Torres, Justin, We the Animals
Trigiani, Adriana, Very Valentine
Tucker, Lisa, The Winters in Bloom

U

Ullmann, Linn, The Cold Song
Umrigar, Thrity, The Space Between Us 
Umrigar, Thrity, The Weight of Heaven
Unferth, Deb Olin, Vacation
Ung, Loung, First They Killed My Father

V

Vaillant, John, The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance & Survival
Van Booy, Simon, The Secret Lives of People in Love
Van den Berg, Laura, What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us
Vanderbes, Jennifer, Strangers at the Feast
Vanderbes, Jennifer, The Secret of Raven Point
Vann, David, Caribou Island
Vann, David, Legend of a Suicide
Verghese, Abraham, Cutting for Stone
Vernoff, Krista & Ferguson, Az, The Game On Diet
Vonnegut, Kurt, Breakfast of Champions

W

Walker, Karen Thompson, The Age of Miracles
Walls, Jeanette, The Glass Castle
Walter, Jess, Beautiful Ruins
Waters, Sarah, The Little Stranger
Watrous, Malena, If You Follow Me
Weir, Andy, The Martian
Weisgarber, Ann, The Personal History of Rachel DuPree
Wharton, Edith, Ethan Frome
Whipple, Dorothy, Someone at a Distance
White, Karen, The House on Tradd Street
Williams, Leslie Walker, The Prudent Mariner
Wilson, Antoine, Panorama City
Winter, Kathleen, Annabel
Wolitzer, Meg, The Interestings
Wolitzer, Meg, The Uncoupling

X

Y

Yarbrough, Steve, The Realm of Last Chances
Yates, Richard, Revolutionary Road
Youn, Anthony, In Stitches
Yu, Charles, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe
Yunker, John, Among Animals
Yunus, Muhammed, Banker to the Poor

Z

Zafon, Carlos Ruiz, The Angel’s Game (Book #2)
Zafon, Carlos Ruiz, The Prisoner of Heaven (Book #3)
Zafon, Carlos Ruiz, The Shadow of the Wind (Book #1)
Zan, Koethi, The Never List 



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