Book Review Archives

**This page is a work in progress :) I'm specifically working on archiving all past content as well as adding any new books I review.


A Bad Day for Sorry/ Sophie Littlefield

A Piece of the World/ Christina Baker Kline

Affinity/ Sara Waters

Affliction by Laurell K. Hamilton

All That I Am/Anna Funder

The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines/Shohreh Aghdashloo

An Uncommon Education/ Elizabeth Percer

An Unmarked Grave/Charles Todd

And When She Was Good/ Laura Lippman

Angel's Tip/ Alafair Burke

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle/ Barbara Kingsolver

The Atomic City Girls / Janet Beard


Backlash/Lynda La Plante

Banquet of Lies by Michelle Diener

Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter

Because You Have To: A Writing Life/Joan Frank

Between a Rock and a Hot Place/ Tracey Jackson

Blood Noir/ Laurell K. Hamilton

The Book Thief /Markus Zusak

Bossypants/ Tina Fey

Breaking Silence/ Linda Castillo

Buying In/Laura Hemphill


The Candidate/ Paul Harris

Cascade/ Maryanne O'Hara

Catching Fire/ Suzanne Collins

The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau

A Christmas Carol/ Charles Dickens

The Children of Henry VIII / Alison Weir

City of Hope/Kate Kerrigan

The Clover House/Henriette Lazaridis Power

Cold Mountain/Charles Frazier

Confessions of a Prairie Bitch/ Alison Arngrim

Confessions of Marie Antoinette by Juliet Grey

A Constellation of Virtual Phenomena/Anthony Marra

The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber

Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter/ Tom Franklin

A Cupboard Full of Coats/ Yvvette Edwards

The Cutting Season/Attica Locke


Dark Tide/Elizabeth Haynes

Darkly Dreaming Dexter/ Jeff Lindsay

Dead Connection/Alafair Burke

Dead Ever After/Charlaine Harris

Dead in the Family/ Charlaine Harris

Dead Reckoning/ Charlaine Harris

Deadlocked/ Charlaine Harris

The Death of Bees/Lisa O'Donnell

Death du Jour/ Kathy Reichs

Deception/Jonathan Kellerman

Deja Dead/ Kathy Reichs

Disney's Oz the Great and Powerful/Elizabeth Rudnick

The Dogma of Cats for Kids/Deb Snyder

Dracula My Love/ Syrie James

Dryland/ Nancy Stearns Bercaw


Eat Pray Love/ Elizabeth Gilbert

Early Decision/Lacy Crawford

Elegy for Eddie/Jacqueline Winspear

The Eleventh Hour/ James Patterson and Maxine Paetro

Enchantments/Kathryn Harrison

The Expats/Chris Pavone

Explosive Eighteen/ Janet Evanovich


Faking It/ Elisa Lorello

Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper/ Ana Brazil

Flight Behavior/ Barbara Kingsolver

Following Atticus/ Tom Ryan

Forgotten Country/ Catherine Chung

The Forgotten Queen by D. L. Bogdan

Four to Score/ Janet Evanovich

Freud's Mistress/Karen Mack and Jennifer Kaufman

Friday's Harbor/Diane Hammond


Gentleman's Agreement/ Laura Z. Hobson

The Girl Who Played with Fire/ Stieg Larsson

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo/ Stieg Larsson

The Glass Castle/ Jeannette Walls

Gone Girl/ Gillian Flynn

Gone Missing/ Linda Castillo

The Good Earth/ Pearl S. Buck


Hard Eight/ Janet Evanovich

The Heart is Not a Size/ Beth Kephart

Her Last Breath/Linda Castillo

The Heroes' Welcome/Louisa Young

He's Gone/Deb Caletti

High Five/ Janet Evanovich

Hillbilly Elegy/ J.D. Vance

The Historian/ Elizabeth Kostova

Hit List/ Laurell K. Hamilton

Hot Six/ Janet Evanovich

The House Girl/Tara Conklin

The House of the Seven Gables/ Nathaniel Hawthorne

How to Be Your Dog's Best Friend/ The Monks of New Skete

However Long the Night/Aimee Molloy

HT Raise the Perfect Dog/ Cesar Milan

Human Remains/Elizabeth Haynes

Hunger Games/ Suzanne Collins

Hungry/Darlene Barnes


I Hardly Ever Wash My Hands/ J. J. Keeler

The Importance of Being Earnest/ Oscar Wilde

In the Garden of Stone/Susan Tekulve

Into the Darkest Corner/ Elizabeth Haynes

It's a Book/ Lane Smith


Jamie Oliver's Great Britain/ Jamie Oliver

Junie B. Jones and the Stupid Smelly Bus/ Barbara Park

Junie B. Jones and A Little Monkey Business/ Barbara Park

Junie B. Jones and Her Big Fat Mouth/ Barbara Park

Just Sit / Sukey and Elizabeth Novogratz


Kiss the Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton

The Kitchen Counter Cooking School/ Kathleen Flinn

The Kite Runner/ Khaled Hosseini


Lady of Ashes by Christine Trent

The Lincoln Conspiracy/ Timothy L. O'Brien

Little Men/ Louisa May Alcott

Little Women/ Louisa May Alcott

Lola's Secret by Monica McInerney

Lost and Found/ Jacqueline Sheehan

The Lost Art of Mixing/Erica Bauermeister

The Lost Season of Love and Snow Jennifer Laam

Love at First Bark/Julie Klam

Lovely Bones/ Alice Sebold

Lucky Bunny/Jill Dawson


A Marriage Carol/ Chris Fabry and Gary Chapman

Maya's Notebook/Isabele Allende

March/ Geraldine Brooks

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress/ Rhoda Janzen

Migratory Animals by Mary Helen Specht

The Mirrored World/Debra Dean

Mockingjay/ Suzanne Collins

Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini

Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell

The Muse of Fire by Carol M. Cram


Never Tell/Alafair Burke

The 9th Judgement/ James Patterson

No Mark Upon Her/Deborah Crombie

Notorious Nineteen/ Janet Evanovich


One for the Money/ Janet Evanovich

Organic Beauty with Essential Oils by Rebecca Park Totillo

Orphan Train/Christina Baker Kline


Pain, Parties, Work/Elizabeth Winder

Pardonable Lies/Jacqueline Winspear

Perfect by Rachel Joyce

The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro

Picture This/ Jacqueline Sheehan

Pray for Silence/ Linda Castillo

The Prisoner of Heaven/Carlos Ruiz Zafron

The Prodigal/Michael Hurley

The Promise of Stardust/Priscille Sibley

Proof of Guilt/ Charles Todd


The Queen's Vow by C. W. Gortner


Reconstructing Amelia/Kimberly McCreight

Red Brick Black Mountain White Clay/ Christopher Benfey

The Reluctant Matchmaker/ Shobhan Bantwal

The Returned/Jason Mott

Ripper by Isabelle Allende

The Round House/ Louise Erdrich

Roses Have Thorns by Sandra Boyd


Sad Desk Salad by Jessica Grose

Sea/ Heidi Kling

The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner/ Stephenie Meyer

Seduction/M. J. Rose

Sense and Sensibility/Joanna Trollope

The Shoemaker's Wife/ Adriana Trigiani

Short Leash /Janice Gary

Skin Trade/ Laurell K. Hamilton

Smokin Seventeen/ Janet Evanovich

So L.A. by Bridgette Hoida

The Sound of Broken Glass /Deborah Crombie

South of Broad/ Pat Conroy

A Southern Plate/ Christy Jordan

Storytelling Animal/ Jonathan Gottschall

The Supreme Macaroni Company /Ariana Trigiani

Swoon/Betsy Priloeau

Sworn to Silence/ Linda Castillo


10th Anniversary/ James Patterson

These Things Happen/ Richard Kramer

Things Remembered/ Georgia Bockoven

Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know/Hy Conrad and Jeff Johnson

This Fine Life/ Eve Marie Everson

Three to Get Deadly/ Janet Evanovich

Two for the Dough/ Janet Evanovich


The Uninvited Guests/Sadie Jones

The United States of ArugulaDavid Kamp


Vanity Fare/ Megan Caldwell

The Virgin Cure/Ami McKay


Walking in Circles before Lying Down/Merrill Markoe

Water for Elephants/Sara Gruen

We Have Always Lived in a Castle/ Shirley Jackson

The Whipping Club/Deborah Henry

Wicked Lovely/ Melissa Marr

Wolf Hall/Hilary Mantel




12th of Never by James Patterson and Maxine Paetro