Reviews by Author

This page lists all the books I have reviewed on this blog by the Author’s Last Name.  Clicking on the title will bring you to the review.

Adair, Suzanne – Paper Woman
Ahern, Cecelia – P.S. I Love You
Alcott, Kate – The Dressmaker
Ambrose, Stephen E. – Band of Brothers
Anderson, Laurie Halse – Speak
Andrews, Jesse – Me and Earl and the Dying Girl
Arsenault, Emily – In Search of the Rose Notes
Asher, Jay – Thirteen Reasons Why
Atwater, Richard and Florence – Mr. Popper’s Penguins
Atwood, Margaret – The Blind Assassin
Austen, Jane – Pride and Prejudice

Bang, Molly – Picture This: How Pictures Work
Barrie, J.M. – Peter Pan
Baum, L. Frank – The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Beckerman, Ilene – The Smartest Woman I Know
Bellows, Melina Gerosa – Wish
Bohjalian, Chris – The Night Strangers
Boxall, Peter – 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die
Boyne, John – The Absolutist
Bradbury, Ray – Fahrenheit 451
Brashares, Ann – My Name Is Memory
Brennan, Sarah Rees – The Demon’s Lexicon
Brennan, Sarah Rees – Unspoken
Bronte, Charlotte – Jane Eyre
Bronte, Emily – Wuthering Heights
Brooks, Ben – Grow Up
Bryson, Bill – A Walk in the Woods
Burke, Alafair – Long Gone

Cabo, Angelina – Purely Decorative
Caletti, Deb – The Six Rules of Maybe
Caletti, Deb – Stay
Camus, Albert – The Stranger
Carey, Anna – Eve
Carman, Patrick – Dark Eden
Carman, Patrick – Skeleton Creek
Cather, Willa – My Antonia
Chamberlain, Diane – The Midwife’s Confession
Chbosky, Stephen – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Choldenko, Gennifer – Al Capone Does My Shirts
Chopin, Kate – The Awakening
Christopher, Lucy – Flyaway
Clare, Cassandra – City of Ashes
Clare, Cassandra – City of Bones
Clare, Cassandra – City of Fallen Angels
Clare, Cassandra – City of Glass
Clare, Cassandra – City of Lost Souls
Clare, Cassandra – Clockwork Angel
Clare, Cassandra – Clockwork Prince
Clare, Cassandra – Clockwork Princess
Cloyed, Deborah – The Summer We Came To Life
Cole, Trevor – Practical Jean
Coleman, Rebecca – The Kingdom of Childhood
Collins, Suzanne – Catching Fire
Collins, Suzanne – The Hunger Games
Collins, Suzanne – Mockingjay
Comencini, Cristina – When The Night
Cronin, Keith – Me Again

Davis, Charles – Drifting South
Deck, Jeff and Benjamin Herson – The Great Typo Hunt
de Rosnay, Tatiana – Sarah’s Key
Dickens, Charles – A Christmas Carol
Dickens, Charles – Oliver Twist
Doctorow, E.L. – Billy Bathgate
Dolan, Harry – Bad Things Happen
Doller, Trish – Something Like Normal
Donoghue, Emma – Room
D’Souza, Tony – Mule: A Novel of Moving Weight
Dully, Howard and Charles Fleming – My Lobotomy

Editors at Cook’s Illustrated – Cook’s Illustrated Cookbook
Emond, Stephen – Wintertown
Esquivel, Laura – Like Water for Chocolate
Eugenides, Jeffrey – The Virgin Suicides
Eulberg, Elizabeth – Take a Bow
Evans, Sara and Rachel Hauck – Softly and Tenderly

Fallon, Leigh – Carrier of the Mark
Fey, Tina – Bossypants
Finkle, David – People Tell Me Things
Fitzgerald, F. Scott – The Great Gatsby
Fitzpatrick, Becca – Hush, Hush
Flinn, Alex – Beastly
Foer, Jonathan Safran – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Frank, Anne – The Diary of a Young Girl
French, Tana – Broken Harbor
French, Tana – Faithful Place
French, Tana – In The Woods
French, Tana – The Likeness

Gaiman, Neil – The Graveyard Book
Garcia, Kami and Margaret Stohl – Beautiful Creatures
Gifford, Barry and Lawrence Lee:  Jack’s Book: An Oral Biography of Jack Kerouac
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins – The Yellow Wallpaper
Giovanni, Nikki – Hip Hop Speaks to Children
Goolrick, Robert – A Reliable Wife
Grahame, Kenneth – The Wind in the Willows
Green, Jane – Jemima J. 
Green, John – The Fault in our Stars
Griffin, Kathy – Official Book Club Selection
Groom, Winston – Forrest Gump
Gudenfauf, Heather – One Breath Away
Gudenkauf, Heather – These Things Hidden
Gudenkauf, Heather – The Weight of Silence

Haddon, Mark – The Red House
Hammett, Dashiell – The Maltese Falcon
Hampton, Kelle –  Bloom
Handler, Chelsea – Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea
Handler, Chelsea – My Horizontal Life
Harrar, George – Reunion at Red Paint Bay
Harrington, Hannah – Saving June
Harrington, Hannah – Speechless
Harrington, Kim – The Dead and Buried
Harrington, Kim – Clarity
Harrington, Kim – Perception
Harris, Charlaine – A Touch of Dead
Harris, Charlaine – Dead Ever After
Harris, Charlaine – Dead in the Family
Harris, Charlaine – Deadlocked
Harris, Charlaine Dead Reckoning
Hawthorne, Nathaniel – The Scarlet Letter
Heller, Zoe – What Was She Thinking? 
Hemingway, Ernest – For Whom The Bell Tolls
Hemingway, Ernest – The Sun Also Rises
Hiassen, Carl – Flush
Highsmith, Patricia – The Talented Mr. Ripley
Hinton, S.E. – The Outsiders
Hill, Joe – Heart Shaped Box
Hill, Joe – NOS4A2
Horlock, Mary – The Book of Lies
Hornby, Nick – High Fidelity
Hornby, Nick – How to be Good
Hughes, Dorothy B. – In A Lonely Place
Hurston, Zora Neale – Their Eyes Were Watching God

Inskeep, Steve – Instant City
Isherwood, Christopher – A Single Man
Ishiguro, Kazuo – Never Let Me Go
Ivey, Eowyn – The Snow Child

Jahn, Ryan David – The Dispatcher
Janzen, Rhoda – Mennonite in a Little Black Dress
Joyce, Rachel – The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
Julliand, Anne-Dauphine – Two Small Footprints in Wet Sand

Karp, Brianna – The Girl’s Guide to Homelessness
Keener, Jessica – Night Swim
Kephart, Beth – You Are My Only
Kerman, Piper – Orange is the New Black
Keyes, Daniel – Flowers for Algernon
King, Stephen – The Shining
Klauss, Lucas – Everything You Need To Survive The Apocalypse 
Klein, Alina – Rape Girl
Klosterman, Chuck – Sex, Drugs, and Cocoa Puffs
Knight, Karsten – Wildefire
Knowles, John – A Separate Peace
Korman, Gordon – 39 Clues: One False Note
Krakauer, John – Into Thin Air
Krauss, Nicole – The History of Love
Kring, Sandra – Carry Me Home
Kundera, Milan – The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Lampoon, Harvard – Nightlight
LaPlante, Alice – Turn of Mind
Larbalestier, Justine and Sarah Rees Brennan – Team Human
Larsson, Stieg – The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest
Larsson, Steig – The Girl Who Played With Fire
Larsson, Steig – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
Lawson, Jenny – Let’s Pretend This Never Happened
Lawton, Stephanie – Want
Lee, Harper – To Kill a Mockingbird
Levin, Ira – The Stepford Wives
Levithan, David – The Lover’s Dictionary
Lewin, J. Patrick – Please Bury Me in the Library
Licht, Chris – What I Learned When I Almost Died
Lopez, Steve – The Soloist
Lord, Cynthia – Touch Blue
Lore, Pittacus – I Am Number Four
Lore, Pittacus – The Power of Six
Lowell, Sophia – Glee: The Beginning

Magar, Guy – Kiss Me Quick Before I Shoot
Magoon, Kekla – Today The World is Watching You
Martinez, Jessica – Virtuosity
Matson, Morgan – Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour
Matthews, Jeanne – Bet Your Bones
Max, Tucker – I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell
McCafferty, Megan – Bumped
McCarthy, Cormac – All The Pretty Horses
McConkey, Jess – Love Lies Bleeding
McCormick, Patricia – Sold
McCullers, Carson – The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
McEntire, Myra – Hourglass
McEntire, Myra – Timepiece
McKenzie, Catherine – Spin
McLarty, Ron – The Memory of Running
McLaughlin, Emma and Nicola Kraus –  The Nanny Diaries
McMahon, Jennifer – Don’t Breathe A Word
McMahon, Jennifer – Island of Lost Girls
McMahon, Jennifer – Promise Not To Tell
Meyer, Stephenie – Breaking Dawn
Meyer, Stephenie – Eclipse
Meyer, Stephenie – New Moon
Meyer, Stephenie – The Second Short Life of Bree Tanner
Meyer, Stephenie – Twilight
Miles, Elizabeth – Fury
Mlynowski, Sarah – Ten Things We Did (And Probably Shouldn’t Have)
Monsen, Avery and Jory John – All my friends are dead.
Moore, Christopher – Bloodsucking Fiends
Moore, Christopher – Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff, Christ’s Childhood Pal
Morgenstern, Erin – The Night Circus
Morrison, Toni – The Bluest Eye
Mortenson, Greg – Stones Into Schools
Myracle, Lauren – Shine

Nabokov, Vladimir – Lolita
Nelson, Jandy – The Sky is Everywhere
Newman, Sandra – The Western Lit Survival Kit
Norman, Matthew – Domestic Violets
Norton, Mary – The Borrowers
Notaro, Laurie – It Looked Different on the Model
Notaro, Laurie – Spooky Little Girl

Oates, Joyce Carol – Foxfire: Confessions of a Girl Gang
O’Brien, Tim – Going After Cacciato
O’Brien, Tim – The Things They Carried
O’Grady, Brian – Hybrid
Ockler, Sarah – Fixing Delilah
Ockler, Sarah – Twenty Boy Summer
Oliver, Lauren – Before I Fall
Oliver, Lauren – Delirium
Oliver, Lauren – Pandemonium
Oliver, Lauren – Requiem
Olsson, Linda – Astrid & Veronika
Oz, Amos – Scenes From Village Life

Palahniuk, Chuck – Choke
Palahniuk, Chuck – Invisible Monsters
Perkins, Stephanie – Anna and the French Kiss
Perkins, Stephanie – Lola and the Boy Next Door
Perrotta, Tom – Election
Perrotta, Tom – The Leftovers
Perrotta, Tom – Little Children
Phillips, Scott – The Ice Harvest
Picoult, Jodi – House Rules
Poe, Edgar Allan – Tales of Terror
Portis, Charles – True Grit


Reed, Amy – Clean
Ridley, Glynis – The Discovery of Jeanne Baret
Riggle, Kristina – Keepsake
Rivenbark, Celia – Stop Dressing Your Six Year Old Like a Skank
Robinson, Roxana – Cost
Robison, Margaret – The Long Journey Home
Rose, Raymond – Better Together
Rowell, Rainbow – Attachments
Rowell, Rainbow – Eleanor & Park
Ryan, Tom – Following Atticus

Sapphire – The Kid
Schaffert, Timothy – The Coffins of Little Hope
Schroeder, Lisa – Chasing Brooklyn
Schroeder, Lisa – The Day Before
Scott, Elizabeth – Between Here and Forever
Scott, Elizabeth – The Unwritten Rule
Scottoline, Lisa – Look Again
Sedaris, David – Barrel Fever
Sedaris, David – Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
See, Lisa – Peony in Love
Selznick, Brian – The Invention of Hugo Cabret
Shaffer, Mary Anne and Annie Barrows –  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Shakespeare, William – Romeo and Juliet
Shalvis, Jill – Simply Irresistible
Shea, Christina – Smuggled
Shelley, Mary – Frankenstein
Sherwood, Ben – Charlie St. Cloud
Shreve, Anita – Body Surfing
Shriver, Lionel – We Need To Talk About Kevin
Shultz, Cara Lynn – Spellbound
Sickels, A. Carter – The Evening Hour
Silverman, Sarah – The Bedwetter
Sis, Peter – The Conference of the Birds
Sledge, E.B. – With The Old Breed
Smith, Alexander McCall – The No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency
Some Kick Ass Mom Bloggers – I Just Want to Pee Alone
Sparks, Nicholas – Nights in Rodanthe
Stead, Rebecca – When You Reach Me
Stein, Leigh – The Fall Back Plan
Steinbeck, John – The Pearl
Stevens, Taylor – The Informationist
Stevenson, Robert Louis – The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
Stevenson, Robert Louis – Treasure Island
Stiefvater, Maggie – Forever
Stiefvater, Maggie – Linger
Stiefvater, Maggie – Shiver
Stockett, Kathryn – The Help
Strohmeyer, Sarah – How Zoe Made Her Dreams (Mostly) Come True
Strohmeyer, Sarah – Smart Girls Get What They Want
Strout, Elizabeth – Olive Kitteridge
Strout, Glenn – Fenway 1912
Stuber, Barbara – Crossing the Tracks

Tan, Shaun – The Arrival
Tan, Shaun – Tales From Outer Suburbia
Tanzman, Carol M.  – dancergirl
Thornton, Rosy – The Tapestry of Love
Tolkien, J.R.R. – The Hobbit or There and Back Again
Tolstoy, Leo – Anna Karenina
Toole, John Kennedy – A Confederacy of Dunces
Troost, J. Maarten – The Sex Lives of Cannibals
Tropper, Jonathan – The Book of Joe
Tropper, Jonathan – This Is Where I Leave You
Tucker, Lisa – The Winters in Bloom
Twain, Mark – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Ursu, Anne – Breadcrumbs

Valentine, Jenny – Double
Verne, Jules – Around the World in Eighty Days
Vivian, Siobhan – The List
Voltaire – Candide

Wakefield, Tim and Tony Massarotti – Knuckler
Walker, Alice – The Color Purple
Walker, Karen Thompson – The Age of Miracles
Wallace, Daniel – Big Fish
Wallace, David Foster – This is Water
Watson, Larry – Montana 1948
Watson, Mark – Eleven
Watson, S. J. – Before I Go To Sleep
Webb, Charles – The Graduate
Weiner, Jennifer – Good in Bed
Weiner, Jennifer – Little Earthquakes
Wells, H.G. – The Invisible Man
Wells, H.G. – The War of the Worlds
Wharton, Edith – The Age of Innocence
Wharton, Edith – The House of Mirth
Whitney, Daisy – The Mockingbirds
Wiess, Laura – Ordinary Beauty
Wiess, Laura – Such a Pretty Girl
Wilde, Oscar – The Happy Prince
Wilde, Oscar – The Importance of Being Earnest
Wilde, Oscar – The Picture of Dorian Gray
Williams-Garcia, Rita – One Crazy Summer
Winchester, Simon – Skulls:  An Exploration of Alan Dudley’s Curious Collection
Wood, Patricia – Lottery
Woolf, Virginia – Mrs. Dalloway
Wroblewski, David – The Story of Edgar Sawtelle


Yates, Richard – Revolutionary Road
Yep, Laurence – Hiroshima
Yoshimoto, Banana – The Lake

Zuckoff, Mitchell – Lost in Shangri-La
Zusak, Markus – The Book Thief