A-Z Reviews

Here, you’ll find an A-Z list of all the books I’ve reviewed since 2008 (when I started  my blog). Links take you directly to my review. If you’d like to see the books I’ve reviewed for a particular year, check out the Reviews By Year tab.

Numeric Titles

11/22/63 by Stephen King
12-21 by Dustin Thomason
1222 by Anne Holt
by Haruki Murakami


A Canticle for Leibowitz by Water M. Miller
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
A Gathering of Old Men by Ernest Gaines
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
A Good Marriage by Kimberly McCreight
A Good Measure by Nan Rossiter
A Good Neighborhood by Therese Anne Fowler
A Grown-Up Kind of Pretty by Joshilyn Jackson
A House Among the Trees by Julia Glass
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
A Long Way Gone by Ismael Beah
A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
A Matter of Mercy by Lynne Hugo
A Mercy by Toni Morrison
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick
A Sportscaster’s Guide to Watching Football by Mark Oristano
A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena
A Sudden Light by Garth Stein
A Truck Full of Money by Tracy Kidder
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan
A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
Accidental Lessons by David W. Berner
Across the Universe by Beth Revis
After Dark by Haruki Murakami
After Her by Joyce Maynard
After the Parade by Lori Ostlund
After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
Alien vs. Predator by Michael Robbins
All Day and a Night by Alafair Burke
All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis
Among Animals by John Yunker
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
An Anonymous Girl by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen
And The Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini
Animal, Vegetable, Miracle by Barbara Kingsolver
Annabel by Kathleen Winter
Anthem by Ayn Rand
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarty
Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? by Frans de Waal
Are We There Yet? by Kathleen West
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand
Atonement by Ian McEwan
Avenue of Mysteries by John Irving
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon


Baby Teeth by Zoje Stage
Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel
Bait by J. Kent Messum
Banker to the Poor by Muhammed Yunus
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Beatrice and Virgil by Yann Martel
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Because You Have To by Joan Frank
Becoming, Michelle Obama
Being Mortal by Atul Gawande
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner
Before She Knew Him by Peter Swanson
Before the Fall by Noah Hawley
Be Frank With Me, by Julia Claiborne Johnson
Behind Closed Doors by B.A. Paris
Bellman & Black by Diane Setterfield
Benediction, by Kent Haruf
Best Day Ever by Kaira Rouda
Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
Big Brother by Lionel Shriver
Big Driver by Stephen King
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain
Billy Summers by Stephen King
Bird Box by Josh Malerman
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio
Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
Blood on Snow by Jo Nesbo
Bloodless by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
Blue Sky, Yellow Sun by Jamie Jo Hoang
BoneMan’s Daughters by Ted Dekker (audio)
Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
Brat: An 80’s Story by Andrew McCarthy
Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut
Bridge of Sighs by Richard Russo
Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris
Broken by Jenny Lawson
Bunny, Mona Awad


C by Tom McCarthy
California by Edan Lepucki
Canada by Richard Ford
Cane River by Lalita Tademy
Caribou Island by David Vann
Carrie (audio) by Stephen King, read by Sissy Spacek
Cartwheel, Jennifer du Bois
Casebook by Mona Simpson
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Cemetery Dance by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Child Wonder by Roy Jacobsen
Christmas on Cape Cod by Nan Rossiter
City of Girls by Elizabeth Gilbert
City of Secrets by Stewart O’Nan
Cold Light by Jenn Ashworth
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage by Haruki Murakami
Coming up for Air by George Orwell
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
Count The Ways by Joyce Maynard
Cutting Teeth by Julia Fierro
Creepers by Joanne Dahme
Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
Cucina Povera by Pamela Sheldon Johns
Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese


Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Damnation Spring by Ash Davidson
Dance, Dance, Dance by Haruki Murakami
Days of Awe by Lauren Fox
Dead To Her by Sarah Pinborough
Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano
Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
Dewey by Vicki Myron
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Last Straw by Jeff Kinney
Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
Dinosaurs by Lydia Millet
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman
Do Not Become Alarmed by Maile Meloy
Don’t Look For Me by Wendy Walker
Dreams From My Father by Barack Obama
Drood by Dan Simmons
Duma Key by Stephen King
Dune by Frank Herbert


Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Eleanor & Park by by Rainbow Rowell
Eleven Twenty-Two Sixty-Three by Stephen King
Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker
Emily Alone by Stewart O’Nan
End of Watch by Stephen King
Ethan Frome
by Edith Wharton
Euphoria by Lily King
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Everything is Going to Be Great by Rachel Shukert
Exiles by Jane Harper
Exit West by Moshin Hamid


Falling by T.J. Newman
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Father’s Day by Simon Van Booy
Fear the Worst by Linwood Barclay
Fever Dream by Douglas Preston & Lincoln Child
Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips
Finders Keepers by Stephen King
Finn by Jon Clinch
Firefly Summer by Nan Rossiter
First Person Singular – Stories by Haruki Murakami
First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung
Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver
Florida by Lauren Groff
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Foreign Tongue by Vanina Marsot
Forever Lily by Beth Nonte Russell
Forgetting English by Midge Raymond
Fractured by Catherine McKenzie
French Braid by Anne Tyler
Future Home of the Living God by Louise Erdrich


Ghettoside by Jill Leovy
Go Ask Fannie by Elisabeth Hyde
God Help The Child by Toni Morrison
Go Tell It On The Mountain by James Baldwin
by Francine Prose
Gold Fame Citrus, Claire Vaye Watkins
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Good Company by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
Good Neighbors by Sarah Langan
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Greenwich Park by Katherine Faulkner


Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami
Hating Olivia by Mark SaFranko
Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick
Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
Heft by Liz Moore
Henry, Himself by Stewart O’Nan
Her by Harriet Lane
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding
He’s Gone by Deb Caletti
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance
Historic Photos of the Chinese in California by Hannah Clayborn (text and captions)
Holidays On Ice by David Sedaris
Homecoming by Bernhard Schlink
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Hour of the Bees by Lindsay Eagar
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
Hummingbirds by Joshua Gaylord
Hunger by Roxane Gay


I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
I’d Know You Anywhere
by Laura Lippman
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
If It Bleeds by Stephen King
If You Follow Me by Malena Watrous
I’ll Be Gone in the Dark by Michelle McNamara
I, Mona Lisa by Jeanne Kalogridis
Impatient with Desire by Gabrielle Burton
In a Dark, Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
In a Perfect World by Laura Kasischke
In Between Days by Andrew Porter
Infidel by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
Innocence by Dean Koontz
In Stitches by Anthony Youn, M.D.
In the Garden of Stone by Susan Tekulve
In the Woods by Tana French
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins
Invisible by Paul Auster
Invisible Girl by Lisa Jewell
Is This Tomorrow by Caroline Leavitt
IT (audio) by Stephen King (audio)
It All Comes Down to This by Therese Anne Fowler
It Was Me All Along by Andie Mitchell

Jaws by Peter Benchely
Joyland by Stephen King
Judas by Amos Oz
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson


Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
Keep Her Safe by Sophie Hannah
Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami
Kindred by Octavia Butler
Kings of the Earth by Jon Clinch
Kitchen Essays by Agnes Jeckyll
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro


Lab Girl by Hope Jahren
Labor Day by Joyce Maynard
Lamb by Bonnie Nadzam
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Last Night at the Lobster by Stewart O’Nan
Last Night in Twisted River
by John Irving
Leave Me by Gayle Forman
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam
Legend of a Suicide by David Vann
Lemon by Kwon Yeo-sun
Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus
Let The Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Let’s Get Fancy Together! by Jane O’Connor
Let’s Just Say It Wasn’t Pretty by Diane Keaton
Letters to the Church by Francis Chan
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life As We Knew It by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Life Itself by Roger Ebert
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Local Bounty by Devra Gartenstein
Looking for Alaska by John Green
Lost & Found by Brooke Davis
Lost Boys by Orson Scott Card
Love and Biology at the Center of the Universe by Jennie Shortridge
Luckiest Girl Alive (audio) by Jessica Knoll


Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
Made to Crave by Lysa TerKeurst
Magnificent Vibration by Rick Springfield
Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Make Your Home Among Strangers by Jennine Capò Crucet
Making Toast by Roger Rosenblatt
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan
Matrimony by Joshua Henkin
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Memorial Drive by Natasha Trethewey
Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Migrations by Charlotte McConaghy
Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
Misery by Stephen King
Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
Miss Hildreth Wore Brown by Olivia deBelle Byrd
Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
Moby Dick by Herman Melville (link is to read-along post/s)
Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Model Home by Eric Puchner
More Than You Know by Nan Rossiter
Mother May I by Joshilyn Jackson
Mr. Lynch’s Holiday by Catherine O’Flynn
Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King
Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross
Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
Murakami T – The T-shirts I Love by Haruki Murakami
My Absolute Darling, by Gabriel Tallent
My Cousin Rachel by Daphne Du Maurier
My Heart is a Chainsaw by Stephen Graham Jones
My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry
My Last Continent by Midge Raymond
My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout


Naked in Eden by Robin Easton
Nantucket by Nan Rossiter
Netherland by Joseph O’Neil
Never Fall Down by Patricia McCormick
Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Night Film, Marisha Pessl
Nightwoods by Charles Frazier
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
No Exit by Taylor Adams
Nomadland by Jessica Bruder
Northern Spy by Flynn Berry
Norwegian by Night by Derek B. Miller
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
Notes in Your Sudden Disappearance by Alison Espach
Novelist as a Vocation by Haruki Murakami
by Ian McEwan


Ocean State by Stewart O’Nan
Of Bees and Mist by Erick Setiawan
On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan
One By One by Ruth Ware
One of the Girls by Lucy Clarke
One Q Eighty Four by Haruki Murakami
Ordinary Thunderstorms by William Boyd
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline
Other People’s Houses by Abbi Waxman
Other Voices, Other Rooms by Truman Capote
Our Country Friends by Gary Shteyngart
Outlawed by Anna North


Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Panorama City by Antoine Wilson
Paper Purses by Klutz
Parable of the Sower by Octavia Butler
Pearl of China by Anchee Min
People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry
Perennials, Mandy Berman
Perfume by Patrick Suskind
Pet Sematary by Stephen King
Piranesi by Susanna Clarke
Pit Stops by Michelle Sathe
Please Look After Mom by Kyung-Sook Shin
Police by Jo Nesbo
Prayers For Bobby by Leroy Aarons
Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Prodigal Summer by Barbara Kingsolver
Promises of the Heart by Nan Rossiter
Promises to Keep by Nan Rossiter
Proof: A Play by David Auburn


Queen Vernita’s Visitors by Dawn Menge


Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan
Raven Stole the Moon by Garth Stein
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Reconstructing Amelia, by Kimberly McCreight
Revival by Stephen King
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Room by Emma Donoghue
Rude Awakenings of a Jane Austen Addict by Laurie Viera Rigler
Rules of Civility by Amor Towles
Run by Ann Patchett


Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye
Saving Sammy by Beth Maloney
Sea of Tranquility by Emily St. John Mandel
Searching for John Hughes by Jason Diamond
Secrets of a Christmas Box by Steven Hornby
Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak
Shine Shine Shine by Lydia Netzer
Shoulder Season by Christina Clancy
Skeleton Creek by Patrick Carman
Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King & Owen King
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Small Hours by Jennifer Kitses
So L.A. by Bridget Hoida
Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple
Something in the Water by Catherine Steadman
Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
Soul Keeping by John Ortberg
Sourdough by Robin Sloan
South of the Border, West of the Sun by Haruki Murakami
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami
Start Without Me by Joshua Max Feldman
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
Stay Awake by Dan Chaon
Stone Creek by Victoria Lustbader
Strange Company by Jean Ryan
Strange Weather by Joe Hill
Strangers by Anita Brookner
Strangers at the Feast by Jennifer Vanderbes
Strays by Jennifer Caloyeras
Stretched Too Thin by Jessica Turner
Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid
Summer Dance by Nan Rossiter
Summer Darlings by Brooke Lea Foster
Summerlong by Dean Bakopoulos
Summer of Night by Dan Simmons
Sunburn by Laura Lippman
Sunnyside Blues by Mary Carter
Sunset Park by Paul Auster
Survival Skills by Jean Ryan
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan
Swimming Home by Deborah Levy


Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci
Tea For Ruby by Sarah Mountbatten-Windsor and Sarah Ferguson
Tender is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Tethered by Amy MacKinnon
The Abominable by Dan Simmons
The Absolute Value of Mike by Kathryn Erskine
The Adults by Alison Espach
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The Art of Meaningful Living by Christopher F. Brown
The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein
The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel
The Asylum by John Harwood
The Bar Harbor Retirement Home for Famous Writers and Their Muses by Terri-Lynne DeFino
The Barrowfields by Phillip Lewis
The Beauty of What Remains by Steve Leder
The Bird Saviors by William J. Cobb
The Blue Notebook by James A. Levine
The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
The Book That Matters Most by Ann Hood
The Bookseller by Cynthia Swanson
The Bookshop of he Broken Hearted by Robert Hillman
The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant
The Boy at the Keyhole by Stephen Giles
The Boy from the Woods by Harlan Coben
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown
The Breakdown by B.A. Paris
The Bridge on the Drina by Ivo Andric
The Bullet by Mary Louise Kelly
The Bungalow by Sarah Jio
The Cabin at the End of the World by Paul Tremblay
The Captive Condition by Kevin P. Keating
The Cat’s Table by Michael Ondaatje
The Children’s Crusade by Ann Packer
The Circle by Dave Eggers
The City of Mirrors, by Justin Cronin
The City & The City by China Mieville
The Cleft Doris Lessing
The Cold Song by Linn Ullmann
The Complete Stories of Truman Capote by Truman Capote
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
The Curiosity by Stephan Kiernan
The Danish Girl by David Ebershoff
The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy M. Buchanan
The Dead and the Gone by Susan Beth Pfeffer
The Deep by Alma Katsu
The Deluge by Stephen Markley
The Devil’s Star by Jo Nesbo
The Distant Dead by Heather Young
The Dog Stars by Peter Heller
The Dogs of Littlefield by Suzanne Berne
The Dreamers by Karen Thompson Walker
The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery
The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami
The End of the Day by Bill Clegg
The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver
The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Parabo
The Family Plot by Megan Collins
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer
The Fever by Megan Abbott
The Fireman by Joe Hill
The Flight Attendant by Chris Bohjalian
The Four Ms. Bradwells by Meg Waite Clayton
The Friends We Keep by Jane Green
The Game On Diet by Krista Vernoff and Az Ferguson
The Gin & Chowder Club by Nan Rossiter
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi Durrow
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girls in the Garden by Lisa Jewell
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
The Glass Room by Simon Mawer
The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Shaffer and Barrows
The Guest List by Lucy Foley
The Guide by Peter Heller
The Gypsy Moth Summer by Julia Fierro
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Here And Now by Ann Brashares
The Home Place by Carrie La Seur
The House Girl by Tara Conklin
The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni
The House on Tradd Street by Karen White
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
The Husband’s Secret by Liane Moriarty
The Iguana Tree by Michel Stone
The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin
The Incendiaries by R.O. Kwon
The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman
The Institute by Stephen King
The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer
The Invaders by Karolina Waclawiak
The Invisible Husband of Frick Island by Colleen Oakley
The Invited by Jennifer McMahon
The IT Girl by Ruth Ware
The Lace Reader by Brunonia Barry
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Last Chairlift by John Irving
The Last Days of California by Mary Miller
The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl
The Last Flight by Julie Clark
The Last Pilot by Benjamin Johncock
The Last Summer of the Camperdowns by Elizabeth Kelly
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
The Last Town on Earth by Thomas Mullen
The Lathe of Heaven by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Laws of Harmony by Judith R. Hendricks
The Leopard by Jo Nesbø
The Leftovers
by Tom Perrotta
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye
The Little Stranger
by Sarah Waters
The London Train by Tessa Hadley
The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill
The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
The Longest Way Home by Andrew McCarthy
The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister
The Lost City of Z by David Grann
The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O’Connor McNees
The Lying Game by Ruth Ware
The Madonnas of Leningrad by Debra Dean
The Map of Time by Felix J. Palma
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Master and the Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
The Meaning of Night: A Confession by Michael Cox
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards
The Memory Police by Yoko Ogawa
The Middle Place by Kelly Corrigan
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
The Misadventures of Oliver Booth by David Desmond
The Most Dangerous Place on Earth by Lindsey Lee Johnson
The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth
The Murderer’s Daughters by Randy Susan Meyers
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
Then Again (audio) by Diane Keaton
The Nakeds by Lisa Glatt
The Need by Helen Phillips
The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney
The New Me by Halle Butler
The New Neighbors by Simon Lelic
The Never List by Koethi Zan
The New World by Chris Adrian
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell
The Night Strangers by Chris Bohjalian
The Night Tiger by Yangsze Choo
The Odds by Stewart O’Nan
The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson
The Other Life by Ellen Meister
The Other Mother by Carol Goodman
The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson
The Outsider by Stephen King
The Overstory by Richard Powers
The Painted Girls by Cathy Marie Buchanan
The Painter by Peter Heller
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake by Aimee Bender
The Party by Robyn Harding
The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Passenger, by Lisa Lutz
The Passengers, by John Marrs
The Perfect 10 Diet by Dr. Michael Aziz
The Perfect Family by Robyn Harding
The Perfect Mother by Aimee Molloy
The Perfect Nanny by Leila Slimani
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber
The Princess and the Pea by Lauren Child
The Prisoner of Heaven by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Prudent Mariner by Leslie Walker Williams
The Push by Ashley Audrain
The Queen of Palmyra by Minrose Gwin
The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds
The Raising by Laura Kasischke
The Ramblers by Aidan Donnelley Rowley
The Realm of Last Chances by Steve Yarbrough
The Reapers are the Angels by Alden Bell (aka Joshua Gaylord)
The Redbreast by Jo Nesbø
The Regulators by Stephen King (Richard Bachman)
The Rest of Her Life by Laura Moriarty
The Return by Victoria Hislop
The River at  Night by Erica Ferencik
The Road to Little Dribbling by Bill Bryson
The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
The Round House by Louise Erdrich
The Safe Place by Anna Downes
The Safety of Secrets by Delaune Michel
The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse
The Scent Keeper by Erica Bauermeister
The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister
The School for Good Mothers by Jessamine Chan
The Second Home by Christina Clancy
The Secret Lives of People in Love by Simon Van Booy
The Secret of Raven Point by Jennifer Vanderbes
The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
The Septembers of Shiraz by Dalia Sofer
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon
The Shining (audio) by Stephen King
The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes
The Silent Land by Graham Joyce
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides
The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison
The Snowman by Joe Nesbø
The Slippage by Ben Greenman
The Soloist by Steve Lopez
The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Spare Room by Helen Garner
The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell
The Stand by Stephen King (not quite a review, more of a mention)
The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
The Starboard Sea by Amber Dermont
The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin
The Stowaway by James S. Murray and Darren Wearmouth
The Sum of Our Days by Isabel Allende
The Summer Demands by Deborah Shapiro
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
The Swan Thieves  (audio) by Elizabeth Kostova
The Swap by Robyn Harding
The Sweet Relief of Missing Children by Sarah Braunstein
The Swimmers by Julie Otsuka
The Technologists by Matthew Pearl
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Bronte
The Terror by Dan Simmons
The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley
The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien
The Thirst by Jo Nesbø
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet by David Mitchell
The Three by Sarah Lotz
The Tiger: A True Story of Vengeance & Survival by John Vaillant
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 1 by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 2 by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories – Volume 3 by Joseph Gordon-Levitt
The Train of Small Mercies by David Rowell
The Troop by Nick Cutter
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
The Twelve by Justin Cronin
The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones
The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist
The Unknown Terrorist by Richard Flanagan
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
The Upright Piano Player by David Abbott
The Vacationers by Emma Straub
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett
The Violets of March by Sarah Jio
The Visitors by Catherine Burns
The Water Wars by Cameron Stracher
The Way Inn by Will Wiles
The Weekend by Charlotte Wood
The Weight of Heaven by Thrity Umrigar
The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins
The Wikkeling by Steven Arntson
The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle by Haruki Murakami
The Winters in Bloom by Lisa Tucker
The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
The Woman in the Dark by Vanessa Savage
The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn
The Yard by Aliyyah Eniath
Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
There There by Tommy Orange
Things I Want My Daughters To Know by Elizabeth Noble
Thirteen Reasons Why (audio) by Jay Asher
This Cake is For the Party by Sarah Selecky
This House is Haunted by John Boyne
This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
This World We Live In by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Three Perfect Liars by Heidi Perks
Thunderstruck by Erik Larson
Tinkers by Paul Harding
Tin Man by Sarah Winman
Tomorrow There Will Be Sun by Dana Reinhardt
Trackers by Patrick Carman
TransAtlantic by Colum McCann
True Notebooks by Mark Salzman
Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty
Tuesday Nights in 1980 by Molly Prentiss
Twelve-Twenty-One by Dustin Thomason
Twelve-Twenty-Two by Anne Holt
Twelve Years a Slave by Solomon Northup
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer


Ugly Man by Dennis Cooper
Ulysses by James Joyce
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Under a Summer Sky by Nan Rossiter
Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Influence by Joyce Maynard
Unsheltered by Barbara Kingsolver


Vacation by Deb Olin Unferth
Vera by Carol Edgarian
Verity by Colleen Hoover
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani
Villa America by Liza Klaussmann
Visible Empire by Hannah Pittard


Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire
Watching You by Lisa Jewell
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach
We Are Called To Rise by Laura McBride
We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker
We Need To Talk About Kevin
by Lionel Shriver
We the Animals by Justin Torres
We’re All Damaged by Matthew Norman
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz
Wench by Dolen Perkins-Valdez
West of Sunset by Stewart O’Nan
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
What Rose Forgot by Nevada Barr
What the World Will Look Like When All the Water Leaves Us by Laura van den Berg
When She Flew by Jennie Shortridge
When The Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain
Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks
Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Where The Truth Lies by Anna Bailey
White Elephant by Julie Langsdorf
Who By Fire by Diana Spechler
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wind / Pinball by Haruki Murakami
Wintering by Peter Geye
Wish You Were Here by Stewart O’Nan
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
Words Get In the Way by Nan Rossiter
World War Z by Max Brooks
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte



You Can’t Catch Me by Catherine McKenzie
You Couldn’t Ignore Me If You Tried by Susannah Gora


Zen Shorts by Jon J. Muth
Zero K by Don DeLillo

One thought on “A-Z Reviews”

  1. Have you heard of A Gay and Melancholy Sound by Merle Miller? I’ve just finished reading it and have given it a quick review. Nobody else seems to have read or reviewed it, I thought it may be of interest to you? Nice site by the way!

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