Book Reviews

You may also be interested in Melody’s reviews and Jack’s reviews.

A
Across the River and Into the Trees by Ernest Hemingway
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
All There Is by Dave Isay
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
Angelhead by Greg Bottoms
Answers I’ll Accept edited by Kelly Ann Jacobson
The Anti 9 to 5 Guide by Michelle Goodman

B
The Beautiful Things That Heaven Bears by Dinaw Mengestu
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
The Bermudez Triangle by Maureen Johnson
Be With Me by Jennifer L. Armentrout (J. Lynn)
Beyond the Deepwoods by Paul Stewart & Chris Riddell
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Book Lust to Go by Nancy Pearl
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Butterfly’s Child by Angela Davis-Gardner

C
Cairo In White by Kelly Ann Jacobson
Cakes from Scratch in Half the Time by Linda West Eckhardt
Camp Nine by Vivienne R. Schiffer
The Chicktionary by Anna Lefler
The Color of Water by James McBride
Coming of Age on Zoloft by Katherine Sharpe
The Conference of the Birds by Peter Sís
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Crying of Lot 49 by Thomas Pynchon

D
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Dishing Up Maryland by Lucie L. Snodgrass
Don’t Let’s Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
Doomsday Book by Connie Willis
Dubliners by James Joyce
Duchess of the Shallows by Neil McGarry and Daniel Ravipinto

E
The Essential Guide to Getting Your Book Published by Arielle Eckstut and David Henry Sterry
Ever Is a Long Time by W. Ralph Eubanks

F
Faith by Jennifer Haigh
Fashion Unraveled by Jennifer Lynne Matthews
Fingerprints by Joel Church
The First Law Trilogy by Joe Abercrombie
Fly Away Home by Jennifer Weiner
Fodor’s Thailand, 11th ed., by Hana Borrowman
The 4-Hour Body by Timothy Ferriss
The Frangipani Hotel by Violet Kupersmith

G
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Great House by Nicole Krauss
Green Girl by Kate Zambreno

H
Habana Libre by Tim Wendel
The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
The Heroes by Joe Abercrombie
The Heroine’s Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Holy Ghost Girl by Donna M. Johnson
Hot by Mark Hertsgaard
How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu
How to Read the Air by Dinaw Mengestu
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

I
I Am Forbidden by Anouk Markovits
I’d Know You Anywhere by Laura Lippman
If You Knew Suzy by Katherine Rosman
The Illumination by Kevin Brockmeier
The Irresistible Henry House by Lisa Grunwald
I Was Told There’d Be Cake by Sloane Crosley

J
Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke
Just My Type by Simon Garfield

K
The Kid by Sapphire

L
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
Losing Clementine by Ashley Ream
Lost and Found by Carolyn Parkhurst
The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli

M
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Maman’s Homesick Pie by Donia Bijan
Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes
The Misanthrope’s Guide to Life by Meghan Rowland and Chris Turner-Neal
More Like Her by Liza Palmer
My Year with Eleanor by Noelle Hancock

N
Next to Love by Ellen Feldman
The Night Bookmobile by Audrey Niffenegger
The Nobodies Album by Carolyn Parkhurst
No Plot? No Problem! novel-writing kit by Chris Baty
Northwest Corner by John Burnham Schwartz

O
On This Spot by Douglas Evelyn and Paul Dickson
O Pioneers! by Willa Cather
The Oracle of Stamboul by Michael David Lukas

P
Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver
The Passage by Justin Cronin
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber
The Pharmacist’s Mate by Amy Fusselman
The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Prince of Nothing Trilogy by R. Scott Bakker
The Printmaker’s Daughter by Katherine Govier
The Purity Myth by Jessica Valenti
Push by Sapphire

Q
Quiet by Susan Cain

R
The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
Reservation Road by John Burnham Schwartz
Room by Emma Donoghue
The Rules of the Tunnel by Ned Zeman
Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay

S
The Scar by China Miéville
S.E.C.R.E.T. by L. Marie Adeline
The Sense of Touch by Ron Parsons
Skipping a Beat by Sarah Pekkanen
A Snug Life Somewhere by Jan Shapin
The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
Stanley Finnigan and the Race Around the Universe by Dan Cuoco
The Storm at the Door by Stefan Merrill Block
The Subversive Copy Editor by Carol Fisher Saller
Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
Sweet Magic by Michel Richard with Peter Kaminsky

T
The Taker by Alma Katsu
Tender Is the Night by F. Scott Fitzgerald
(T)here: Writings on Returnings, edited by Brandi Dawn Henderson
This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff
The Time Traveler’s Boyfriend by Annabelle Costa
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
To Have and Have Not by Ernest Hemingway
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee
A Train in Winter by Caroline Moorehead
The Train of Small Mercies by David Rowell
The Turnaround by George Pelecanos

U
Unnatural Selection by Mara Hvistendahl
An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

V
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan

W
Wait for You by Jennifer L. Armentrout (J. Lynn)
Wanderlust by Elisabeth Eaves
War by Sebastian Junger: Jack’s review and Melody’s review
Washington’s U Street by Blair A. Ruble
We by Michael Landweber
Whatever You Love by Louise Doughty
What Language Is by John McWhorter
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
A Whole New Mind by Daniel Pink
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Wings by Karl Friedrich
Wuthering Heights by Emily Brontë

Y
Yoga for Emotional Balance by Bo Forbes
You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon

Z
Zeitoun by Dave Eggers

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