Reviews/Author

Books Reviewed, Alphabetically by Author
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A
Aciman, Andre  Eight White Nights (Audio)
Ahmad, A.X. The Caretaker (Audio)
Atkinson, Kate Started Early, Took My Dog
Attenberg, Jami  The Middlesteins
Austen, Jane  Emma (Read-Along)
Auster, Paul  Sunset Park
Ayres, Ed  The Longest Race (Audio)

B
Backman, Fredrik  A Man Called Ove
Baker, Tiffany The Gilly Salt Sisters (Audio)
Barnes, Darlene Hungry
Bayard, Louis  Mr. Timothy (Audio)
Bayless, Rick  Frontera: Margaritas, Guacamoles, and Snacks
Becker, Robin Brains: A Zombie Memoir
Bell, Alden  The Reapers Are the Angels (Audio)
Benioff, David City of Thieves
Blake, Sarah  The Postmistress (Audio)
Bohjalian, Chris  The Guest Room, The Night Strangers (Audio)
Bondurant, Matt  The Night Swimmer (Audio)
Boo, Katherine Behind the Beautiful Forevers
Bray, Libba  Beauty Queens (Audio) (YA)
Brooks, Geraldine  People of the Book
Bruce, Terri  Hereafter
Buckley, Christopher  Supreme Courtship
Butler, Octavia Dawn, Kindred

C
Cahalan, Suzanna  Brain on Fire (Audio)
Calame, Don  Swim the Fly (Audio) (YA)
Carr, Howie  Hard Knocks (Audio)
Cassedy, Ellen  We Are Here (Audio)
Chabon, Michael The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay (Audio)
Chiaverini, Jennifer  Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker
Christensen, Kate Blue Plate Special (Audio)
Chua, Amy Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother(Audio)
Coleman, Rebecca Heaven Should Fall
Connelly, Michael The Black Box (Audio)
Cossé, Laurence  A Novel Bookstore
Cronin, Justin The Passage

D
Davis, Hillary  French Comfort Food, Cuisine Nicoise (cookbooks)
Dee, Jonathan  The PrivilegesA Thousand Pardons
Dermont, Amber  The Starboard Sea
Desarthe, Agnes Chez Moi
DeWitt, Patrick  The Sisters Brothers (Audio)
Diaz, Junot  The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao (Audio)
Dickens, Charles  David Copperfield (Audio)
Donoghue, Emma  Room
Duhigg, Charles  The Power of Habit (Group Read)
Duberstein, Larry  The TwoWeeks
DuBois, Jennifer Cartwheel

E
Egan, Jennifer The Keep, Look at Me, A Visit from the Goon Squad
Elton, Charles  Mr. Toppit
Evison, Jonathan  The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving (Audio)

F
Feldman, Ellen Next to Love
Flinn, Alex  Beastly (Audio) (YA)
Francis, Patry The Orphans of Race Point
Frankel, Laurie Goodbye for Now
Franzen, Jonathan  Freedom
Freeman, Brian  Stripped

G
Gaiman, Neil  Anansi Boys (Audio) The Ocean at the End of the Lane (Audio)
Gaiman, Neil  and Sarrantonio, Al, eds.  Stories (Audio)
Gardner, Lisa  Alone
Giacometti, Eric and Ravenne, Jacques  Shadow Ritual
Gilman, Priscilla The Anti-Romantic Child
Glass, Julia  The Widower’s Tale (Audio)
Gloss, Molly  The Hearts of Horses
Golden, Christopher Snowblind
Goodman, Allegra The Cookbook Collector
Goodman, Thea  The Sunshine When She’s Gone
Gross, Gwendolen  When She Was Gone
Grossman, Lev  The Magician King, The Magician’s Land, The Magicians

H
Haddon, Mark  The Red House
Haigh, Jennifer Faith (Audio)
Hamilton, Gabrielle  Blood, Bones & Butter (Audio)
Hamilton, Jane  Laura Rider’s Masterpiece
Harrington, Hannah  Saving June (YA)
Hart, John  Iron House
Hawkins, Paula The Girl on the Train
Hawkins, Scott The Library at Mount Char
Hawley, Noah The Good Father
Hendrix, Grady Horrorstör
Henkin, Joshua  The World Without You
Hill,Joe  Heart-Shaped Box
Hornby, Gill  All Together Now
Howard, Jonathan  Johannes Cabal, Necromancer (Audio)
Howard, Ravi  Like Trees Walking
Huneven, Michele Blame

I
Ivey, Eowyn  The Snow Child
Iyer, Raghavan  Indian Cooking Unfolded (cookbook)

J
Jacobs, A.J.  Drop Dead Healthy (Audio), The Guinea Pig Diaries
Jayawardhana, Ray  Strange New Worlds (Audio)
Jemisin, N.K.  The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

K
Keillor, Garrison A Christmas Blizzard (Audio)
Kennedy, Diana  The Art of Mexican Cooking
Kidd, Sue Monk  The Invention of Wings
King, Laurie R.  Pirate King
King, Stephen  Big Driver (Audio) Doctor Sleep (Audio), Misery, The Mist (Audio Dramatization), Revival, The Shining
Kitchen Round Table
(Audio Program)
Koch, Herman The Dinner (Audio)
Kohler, Sheila Becoming Jane Eyre

L
Landay, William Defending Jacob (Audio)
Larsson, Steig The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Lemlin, Jeanne Simply Satisfying (Cookbook)
Libby, Alisa M. The King’s Rose (YA)
Lightman, Alan The Accidental Universe (Audio)
Lutz, Lisa  The Spellman Files

M
Mandel, Emily St. John  The Lola Quartet
Martin, Sasha  Life from Scratch
Mason, Jamie  Three Graves Full
Mathis, Ayana The Twelve Tribes of Hattie
Maynard, Joyce The Good Daughters
Meyers, Randy Susan Accidents of Marriage
McCammon, Robert Boy’s Life (Audio)
McGraw, Holly  The Half Brother
McInerney, Jay How It Ended
Merullo, Roland Vatican Waltz
Mieville, China The City and the City
Moore, Lorrie  A Gate at the Stairs
Moore, Meg Mitchell The Arrivals, So Far Away
Mortimer, John  Rumpole at Christmas (Audio)

N
Neill, Fiona  What the Nanny Saw

O
Oates, Joyce Carol High Crime Area (Audio)
O’Hara, Maryanne  Cascade
O’Nan, Stewart Wish You Were Here
Ondaatje, Michael  The Cat’s Table (Audio)
Owen, Lauren The Quick

P
Palmer, Sharon  Plant-Powered for Life (cookbook)
Pamuk, Orhan  Snow
Pandl, Julia  Memoir of the Sunday Brunch
Park, Adele  Jitters (Audio)Yikes! (Audio)
Pashman, Susan  Upper West Side Story
Pastan, Rachel  Alena
Patchett, Ann  State of Wonder (Audio) This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage
Pearl, Matthew  The Technologists (Audio)
Penny, Louise  The Beautiful Mystery (Audio) The Cruelest Month (Audio), How the Light Gets In (Audio)
Peters, Elizabeth  Crocodile on the Sandbank (Audio)
Petersen, Grant  Eat Bacon, Don’t Jog
Powers, Tim The Anubis Gates (Audio)

R
Rachman, Tom The Imperfectionists
Reardon, Bryan Finding Jake
Reyl, Hilary Lessons in French
Rothfuss, Patrick  The Wise Man’s Fear
Rowell, Rainbow Eleanor & Park
Rubin, Gretchen  Happier at Home
Russell, Mary Doria  Doc
Russo, Richard  That Old Cape Magic
Ruta, Domenica With or Without You

S
Sanders, Sue  Mom, I’m Not a Kid Anymore
Sedaris, David  Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls
Semple, Maria  Where’d You Go, Bernadette (Audio)
Seskis, Tina One Step Too Far
Setterfeld, Diane  The Thirteenth Tale
Shapiro, B.A.  The Art Forger
Shearn, Amy  The Mermaid of Brooklyn
Shriver, Lionel Big Brother, The New Republic
Simsion, Graeme  The Rosie Project
Sittenfeld, Curtis  American Wife (Audio)
Sloan, Robin  Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore
Smith, Andrew  The Marbury Lens (Audio)
Southgate, Martha  The Taste of Salt
Straub, Emma  The Vacationers
Strout, Elizabeth The Burgess Boys
Swanson, Peter  The Girl with a Clock for a Heart

T
Tanner, Haley  Vaclav & Lena
Thayer, Nancy A Nantucket Christmas
Tracy, P. J.  Off the Grid, Shoot to Thrill
Trigiani, Adriana  Lucia, Lucia (Audio)
Trollope, Joanna  Daughters-in-Law
Tuck, Lily I Married You for Happiness (Audio)
Tufo, Mark  Zombie Fallout (Audio)

U
Unsworth, Barry  Land of Marvels

V
Verghese, Abraham  Cutting for Stone
Vincenzi, Penny  More Than You Know

W
Waldman, Adelle  The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.
Walls, Jeannette  The Silver Star (Audio)
Walton, Jo  Among Others
Willis, Connie  All Clear
Wilson, Kevin The Family Fang
Wolitzer, Meg  The Interestings, The Uncoupling

Y
Yanagihara, Hanya  A Little Life
Yessayan, Raffi  8 in the Box
Yoo, David  The Choke Artist

Z
Zama, Farahad  The Marriage Bureau for Rich People (Audio)
Zarr, Sara  How To Save a Life (YA)

a

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