Reviews Archive

Here are the books we have reviewed alphabetically by author's last name:

Ackerman, Diane A Natural History of the Senses
Adams, James Waffle Street
Ahren, Cecilia The Book of Tomorrow
Akunin, Boris The Winter Queen
Albom, Mitch Tuesdays With Morrie
Alcott, Louisa May Little Women
Alford, Henry Would It Kill You To Stop Doing That?
Ali, Suhail New Crossroads
Alvarez, Julia In the Time of the Butterflies 
Anderson, Laurie Halse Speak
Angelou, Maya I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
Ariely, Dan The Upside of Irrationality
Arngrim, Alison Confessions of a Prairie Bitch
Atkins, Ann Eleanor Roosevelt's Life of Soul Searching and Self-Discovery
Atlas, Nava The Literary Ladies' Guide to the Writing Life
Atwood, Margaret The Handmaid's Tale
Atwood, Margaret The Robber Bride
Austen, Jane Northanger Abbey
Austen, Jane Persuasion
Austen, Jane Mansfield Park
Austen, Jane and Smith, Seth-Grahame Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Avery, Claire Hidden Wives

Baker, Elna The New York Regional Mormon Singles Halloween Dance
Barry, Dave Dave Barry Slept Here
Barry, Sebastian The Secret Scripture
Bateson, Mary Catherine Composing a Life 
Barbery, Muriel The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Bauby, Jean-Domonique The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
Baxter, John The Most Beautiful Walk in the World
Bernier, Nichole The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D
Bhattacharya, Sanjiv Secrets & Wives
Blake, Sarah The Postmistress
Borroughs, Augusten Running With Scissors
Brizendine, Louann The Female Brain
Brontë, Charlotte Jane Eyre
Brooks, Geraldine Caleb's Crossing
Brooks, Geraldine March
Brooks, Joanna The Book of Mormon Girl 
Brosgol, Vera Anya's Ghost
Bryson, Bill At Home: A Short History of Private Life
Bulgakov, Mikhail The Master and Margarita
Butler, Blake Nothing
Butler, Judith Gender Trouble
Byatt, A.S. Possession

Cameron, Julia The Sound of Paper
Campbell, James The Final Frontiersman
Campbell, Joseph The Power of Myth
Cassidy, Tina Jackie after O
Cather, Willa My Antonia
Chang, Lan Samantha All is Forgotten, Nothing is Lost
Chang, Leslie T. Factory Girls
Chevalier, Tracy Remarkable Creatures 
Chopin, Kate The Awakening
Clarke, Brock Exley
Cleary, Beverly A Girl From Yamhill
Cleary, Beverly My Own Two Feet
Cleave, Chris Little Bee
Collins, Suzanne The Hunger Games Trilogy
Cone, Libby War on the Margins
Crosley, Sloane I Was Told There'd Be Cake

Darger, Joe, Alina, Vicki, and Valerie Love Times Three
Dahl, Roald Lamb to the Slaughter
Darst, Jeanne Fiction Ruined My Family
De Beauvoir, Simone The Second Sex
Dennis, Carl Practical Gods
Derfner, Joel Swish
DeVallance, Randall The Absent Traveler
Didion, Joan Democracy
Didion, Joan Slouching Towards Bethlehem
Doctorow, E. L. The March
Donoghue, Emma Room
du Maurier, Daphne Rebecca
Dunn, Mark Ella Minnow Pea

Edson, Margaret Wit
Eggers, Dave A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius
Eidus, Janice The Last Jewish Virgin
El Saadawi, Nawal God Dies by the Nile
El Saadawi, Nawal Memoirs from the Women's Prison
El Saadawi, Nawal Memoirs of a Woman Doctor
Eliot, George Middlemarch (2nd review)
Erdrich, Louise Shadow Tag
Erdrich, Louise Love Medicine
Eugenides, Jeffrey The Marriage Plot (& audiobook review)
Eugenides, Jeffrey Middlesex
Eugenides, Jeffrey The Virgin Suicides
Eugenides, Jeffrey My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead

Fadiman, Anne The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Faulkner, William The Sound and the Fury
Fey, Tina Bossypants (audiobook review)
Finan, Thomas The Other Side
Fitch, Janet Paint it Black
Fitzgerald, F. Scott The Great Gatsby
Foer, Jonathan Safron Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Franzen, Jonathan Freedom
Fraser, Antonia Marie Antoinette
Frazier, Charles Cold Mountain

Gaiman, Neil Anansi Boys
George, Jessica Day Dragon Slippers
Ghosh, Amitav The Hungry Tide
Gilman, Charlotte Perkins Herland
Goldberg, Natalie  Writing Down the Bones
Gordon-Levitt, Joseph & HitREcord The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories
Greenman, Ben Celebrity Chekhov
Greenstein, Mindy The House on Crash Corner
Gruen, Sara Water for Elephants

Hadas, Rachel Strange Relation
Haddon, Mark The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
Hale, Shannon The Goose Girl
Haman, Hilary Thayer Anthropology of an American Girl
Hardy, Thomas Far from the Madding Crowd
Hardy, Thomas Jude the Obscure
Harris, Joanne Five Quarters of the Orange
Hemingway, Ernest A Moveable Feast
Henner, Marilu Total Memory Makeover
Hockensmith, Steve Dreadfully Ever After
Holt, Helene Exiled
Horowitz, Alexandra Inside of a Dog
Hosseini, Khaled A Thousand Splendid Suns
Howe, Kathryn The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Ibbotson, Eva Guest Review: A Countess Below Stairs
Ibsen, Henrik A Doll's House
Inness-Brown, Elizabeth Burning Marguerite 
Irving, John The Cider House Rules
Ishiguro, Kazuo The Remains of the Day
Ishiguro, Kazuo Never Let Me Go 
Ishiguro, Zazuo When We Where Orphans

Johnson, Robert We: Understanding the Psychology of Romantic Love
Joyce, James The Dead
Jung, Carl G. Man and his Symbols

Karp, Brianna The Girl's Guide to Homelessness
Kidd, Sue Monk The Secret Life of Bees
Kidd, Sue Monk The Dance of the Dissident Daughter
Kierkegaard, Soren Works of Love
Kingsolver, Barbara The Lacuna
Kingsolver, Barbara Prodigal Summer
Kingsolver, Barbara The Bean Trees
Klosterman, Chuck Fargo Rock City
Kocks, Dorothee E. The Glass Harmonica
Kristof, Nicholas D. & WuDunn, Sheryl Half the Sky

La Farge, Oliver Laughing Boy
Lacey, Robert The Queen
Lahiri, Jhumpa  Interpreter of Maladies
Lahiri, Jhumpa The Namesake
Lamott, Anne Traveling Mercies
Larsson, Steig Girl With the Dragon Tattoo
Larsson, Steig Millennium Series Audiobooks
Larson, Erik In the Garden of Beasts
Latham, Angela Posing a Threat: Flappers, Chorus Girls, and Other Brazen Performers
Le, Nam The Boat
Le Guin, Ursula Lavinia
Legg, Heidi Radford My Evangeline
L'Engle, Madeleine A Wrinkle in Time 
Lerner, Ben Leaving the Atocha Station
Letts, Billie The Honk and Holler Opening Soon
Levin, Adam The Instructions
Lewis, CS  A Grief Observed
Lewis, Thomas; Amini, Fari; Lannon, Richard A General Theory of Love
Lin, Tao Shoplifting From American Apparel
Lin, Tao Richard Yates
Lond, Laura My Sparkling Misfortune
Lowry, Mary Pauline The Earthquake Machine
Luke, Jay Thumbing Through Thoreau
Lusseyran, Jacques And There Was Light

Machen, Craig Still Life With Brass Pole
McCall Smith, Alexander The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency
McCarthy, Cormac The Road
McCarthy, Cormac Blood Meridian 
McClain, Paula The Paris Wife (2nd review) (audiobook review)
McEwan, Ian Amsterdam
McEwan, Ian Atonement
Meeropol, Ellen House Arrest
Meloy, Colin Wildwood
Mehta, Rahul Quarantine
Melville, Herman Moby Dick
Michaels, Anne Fugitive Pieces (2nd review)
Mitchell, Margaret Gone With the Wind
Montgomery, LM Anne of Green Gables
Moore, Christopher The Stupidest Angel
Morgenstern, Erin The Night Circus (audiobook review)
Morton, Kate The Distant Hours
Morrison, Toni The Bluest Eye
Morrison, Toni Paradise
Munro, Alice Dance of the Happy Shades
Murakami, Haruki Norwegian Wood
Murdock, Catherine Gilbert Dairy Queen

Nafisi, Azar Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nafisi, Azar Things I've Been Silent About
Naslund, Sena Jeter Ahab's Wife
Neruda, Pablo Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair
Nielson, Stephanie Heaven is Here

O'Brien, Tim The Things They Carried
Okakura, Kazuko The Book of Tea
Orczy, Baroness The Scarlet Pimpernel 
Orwell, George 1984

Park, Barbara Mick Harte Was Here
Peck, Richard Past Perfect, Present Tense
Pennebaker, Ruth Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakthrough
Pollan, Michael In Defense of Food
Postle, Spargo Alone Among Many
Prejean, Helen Dead Man Walking


Rahlens, Holly-Jane Wallflower
Ran, Ayn Atlas Shrugged
Rawls, Wilson Where the Red Fern Grows
Reichl, Ruth Tender at the Bone
Ricks, Ingrid Hippie Boy
Riordan, Rick Percy Jackson and the Olympians Series
Robinson, Marilynne Gilead
Rose, David They Call Me Naughty Lola
de Rosney, Tatiana Sarah's Key
Roth, Philip The Plot Against America
Rubin, Gretchen The Happiness Project
Rubin, Gretchen Happier at Home
Russo, Richard Empire Falls

Sachar, Louis The Cardturner
Sacks, Elyn R. The Center Cannot Hold
Satrapi, Marjane Persepolis
See, Lisa Snowflower and the Secret Fan
Setterfield, Diane The Thirteenth Tale
Sewell, Joan I'd Rather Eat Chocolate
Shaffer, Mary Ann and Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society
Shukert, Rachel Everything is Going to be Great 
Smith, Charlotte Emmeline
Smith, DodieI Capture the Castle
Snell, Cheryl Shiva's Arms
Soloman, Natasha Guest Review: Mr. Rosenblum's List 
Solomon, Dorothy Allred Daughter of the Saints
Staal, Stephanie Reading Women
Stegner, Wallace Crossing to Safety
Steinbeck, John Of Mice and Men
Steinbeck, John Travels With Charley
Stockett, Kathryn The Help

Tan, Shaun The Red Tree
Taylor, Elizabeth.  Mrs. Palfrey at the Claremont
Telgemeier, Raina Smile
Teman, Elly Birthing a Mother
Thomspon Walker, Karen The Age of Miracles
Thoreau, Henry David Civil Disobedience
Thornton, Sarah Seven Days in the Art World
Tolstoy, Leo Anna Karenina
Torode, Sam The Dirty Parts of the Bible
Tsao, Hsueh-chin and Kao, Ngo A Dream of Red Mansions
Tyler, Anne Back When We Were Grown-Ups

Udall, Brady The Lonely Polygamist, The Lonely Polygamist (audiobook)
Unknown The Saga of the Volsungs

Valmiki Ramayana
Van Draanen, Wendelin Flipped
Vonnegut, Kurt Harrison Bergeron

Wakling, Christopher What I Did
Walker, Alice The Color Purple
Wallace, David Foster Girl with Curious Hair
Wilde, Oscar The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wilson, Leah The Girl Who Was On Fire
Winters, Ben H. The Secret Life of Ms. Finkleman
Wood, James How Fiction Works
Woolf, Virginia Orlando 
Woolf, Virginia Mrs Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia A Room of One's Own
Wright, Jason F. Wednesday Letters


Young, Sara My Enemy's Cradle

Zafón, Carlos Ruiz The Shadow of the Wind
Zeitz, Joshua Flapper: A Madcap Story of Sex, Style, Celebrity, and the Women Who Made America Modern
Zeppetello, Joseph Daring to Eat a Peach
Zimmer, Joseph Science Ink
Zusak, Marcus The Book Thief