Book Reviews A-Z & Book Lists

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An alphabetical list of books reviewed or mentioned on this blog:

(to find a complete list of books I’ve read and reviewed visit me on Goodreads.)

(scroll to the end to find posts with multiple books listed)

A

A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn
America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman
As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social Anxiety by Michelle Balge

B

Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
The Boat People by Sharon Bala
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak   (scroll down page)

C

Castle of Water by Dane Hucklebridge
The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir by Jennifer Ryan
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton
The Colors of All the Cattle by Alexander McCall Smith
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate   (scroll down page)

D

The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman
Dear Mrs. Bird by A J Pearce
The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
The Dry by Jane Harper

E

Eden by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg
Educated by Tara Westover
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
The Ensemble by Aja Gabel

F

Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins  (scroll down page)
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon

G

The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe
Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls (review of book and film)
Glass Houses (& Inspector Gamache Series) by Louise Penny
Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
The Great Alone by Kristen Hannah

H

Hard Cider by Barbara Stark-Nemon
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi  (scroll down page)
House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery by Liz Rosenberg
The House of Unexpected Sisters (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #18) by Alexander McCall Smith
How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

I

If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss  (scroll down page)
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai  (scroll down page)
The Invention of Wings
by Sue Monk Kidd  (scroll down page)
Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman
I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon

J

Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson

K

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  by David Grann
Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny
The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom  (scroll down page)

L

Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
The Librarian of Auschwitz by Antonio Iturbe
The Lieutenant’s Nurse by Sara Ackerman
The Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter by Hazel Gaynor
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DeCamillo  (scroll down page)

M

The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom
Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (guest reviewer)
The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

N

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

O

The One-in-a-Million Boy by Monica Wood
The Orphan’s Tale by Pam Jenoff
The Other Alcott by Elise Hooper
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse  (scroll down page)
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

P

The Pearl That Broke Its Shell by Nadia Hashimi
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser

Q

R

Rash: A Memoir by Lisa Kusel
Refugee by Alan Gratz
The Room on Rue Amelie by Kristin Harmel  (scroll down page)

S

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper  (scroll down page)

T

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris
Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan
The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green  (scroll down page)

U

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

V

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

W

Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson  (scroll down page)
The Way of Beauty by Camille Di Maio
We Were The Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey  (scroll down page)
The Widows of Malabar Hill by Sujata Massey
Wonder by R.J. Palacio

X

Y

Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin (scroll to 2nd review on page)

Z



Posts With Book Lists

Books For Holiday Giving

November Wrap Up

Top Ten Tuesday: Thankful For Ten Contemporary Authors

October Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

Fall Reading Season (TBR)

August Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Top Ten Favorite Books So Far in 2018

Music and Reading: 4 Recommendations

June Wrap Up

Ten Books To Read By the Pool, Lake, Or Ocean This Summer

Book Recommendations for Dad

Summer Reading For Children (focus on MG diverse reads)

May Wrap Up

Summer Reading TBR

Bookish Gifts For Mom

April Wrap Up

Author Spotlight  (review of an author event)

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Highly Rated WW1 and WW11 Reads

Spring TBR (& Winter Update)

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place in Another Country

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books That Surprised Me (in a good or bad way)

Romantic Reads For My Galentines

African-American History Month Recommended Reading

Top Ten Tuesday: New to Me Authors in 2017 

Most Memorable, Inspiring, and Unforgettable Characters in 2017

2017 Really Recommendable Reads (best of 2017)

2018 TBR (looking ahead)

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Want My Grandchildren to Read

Favorite Reads: January-June 2017

 

 

 

 

 

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