Reviews by Author

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – Americanah
Adorjan, Johanna – An Exclusive Love
Agee, James – A Death in the Family
Alcott, Kathleen – The Dangers of Proximal Alphabets
Almond, Steve – My Life in Heavy Metal
Almond, Steve and Julianna Baggott – Which Brings Me to You
Atwood, Margaret – Bodily Harm

Backhaus, Jeff – Hikikomori and the Rental Sister
Baldwin, James – Giovanni’s Room
Barbary, Muriel – The Elegance of the Hedgehog
Barnes, Julian – The Sense of an Ending
Bauer, Carlene – Frances and Bernard
Beukes, Lauren – The Shining Girls
Bohman, Therese – Drowned
Brashares, Ann – The Here and Now
Bray, Libby – Beauty Queens
Bronte, Charlotte – Jane Eyre
Byrne, Monica – The Girl in the Road

Cain, Lily – No Reservations
Cameron, Claire – The Bear
Capote, Truman – Breakfast at Tiffany’s
Carroll, Lewis – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
Carson, Shelley – Your Creative Brain
Carter, Michaela – Further Out Than You Thought
Chase, Loretta – Lord of Scoundrels
Chbosky, Stephen – The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Cheever, John – The Falconer
Chopin, Kate – The Awakening
Christie, Agatha – Murder on the Orient Express
Cohen, Elizabeth – The Hypothetical Girl
Collins, Suzanne – The Hunger Games Trilogy/movie
Cooper, Karen – Tarnished
Cooper, T – Real Man Adventures
Coplin, Amanda – The Orchardist
Crusie, Jennifer – Bet Me
Currie, Ron, Jr. – Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles

Davis, Dee – Everything in Its Time
Day, Sylvia – Bared to You, Seven Years to Sin,
de Rosnay, Tatiana – Sarah’s Key
Densmore, Ann – Your Successful Preschooler
Diaz, Junot – The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, This is How You Lose Her
Diffenbaugh, Vanessa – The Language of Flowers
Donaldson, Julianna – Blackmoore
Donoghue, Emma – Room
Dundy, Elaine – The Dud Avocado

Egan, Jennifer – A Visit From the Good Squad
Eggers, Dave – The Circle
Engle, Patricia – It’s Not Love, It’s Just Paris
Epstein, Jennifer Cody – The Gods of Heavenly Punishment
Eugenides, Jeffrey – The Marriage Plot
Eugenides, Jeffrey – Middlesex
Evison, Jonathan – The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving

Farizan, Sara – If You Could Be Mine
Ferris, Joshua – Then We Came to the End
Fitzpatrick, David – Sharp
Flynn, Gillian – Gone Girl
Foer, Jonathan Safran – Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close
Fraser, Susanna – An Infamous Marriage
Frazier, Charles – Cold Mountain

Galloway, Steven – The Cellist of Sarajevo
Garey, Juliann – Too Bright to Hear, Too Loud to See
Galbraith, Robert – The Cuckoo’s Calling
Gawande, Atul – Complications
Gay, Roxane – Bad Feminist
Gephart, December – Undercover Professor
Gladwell, Malcolm – Blink
Golding, William – Lord of the Flies
Goolrick, Robert – A Reliable Wife
Grace, Samantha – Miss Hillary Schools a Scoundrel, Lady Vivian Defies a Duke
Gran, Sara – Claire DeWitt and the Bohemian Highway
Green, John – The Fault in Our Stars
Greene, Graham – The End of the Affair
Griffith, Nicola – The Blue Place
Grossman, Lev – The Magicians 

Hall, Sarah – How to Paint a Dead Man
Haimoff, Michelle – These Days Are Ours
Heti, Sheila – How Should a Person Be?
Horan, Nancy – Loving Frank
Hoyt, Elizabeth – Scandalous Desires
Hruska, Bronwen – Accelerated
Hutchins, Scott – A Working Theory of Love

Irving, John – The World According to Garp

James, E.L. – Fifty Shades of Grey
James, Eloisa – As You Wish
Jeffries, Sabrina – A Lady Never Surrenders
Jong, Erica – Fear of Flying
Joyce, Brenda – The Game

Karr, Mary – The Liar’s Club
Kelly, Leslie – Heated Rush
Kincaid, Jamaica – Annie John
Kultgen, Chad – The Average American Male
Kundera, Milan – The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Laurens, Stephanie – And Then She Fell
Lehane, Dennis – Mystic River
Leighton, M. – Down to You
Lemmon, Jessica – Hard to Harndle
Lennon, Robert L. – Familiar
Levin, Adam – Hot Pink
Levy, E.J. – Love, In Theory
Linden, Caroline – How to Win a Duke’s Heart
Lloyd, Rachel – Girls Like Us

McRobbie, Linda Rodriguez – Princesses Behaving Badly
MacLean, Sara – A Rogue by Any Other Name
MacLean, Sara – 11 Scandals to Start to Win a Duke’s Heart
MacLean, Sara – Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake
March, Ava – Thief
March, William – The Bad Seed
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia – Love in the Time of Cholera
Mayberry, Sarah – Her Best Worst Mistake
McCarthy, Cormac – The Road
McGarry, Katie – Pushing the Limits
Mclain, Paula – The Paris Wife
Mitchell, Margaret – Gone With the Wind
Moore, Liz – Heft
Moran, Caitlin – How to Be a Woman
Moriarty, Laura – The Chaperone
Morrison, Toni – Song of Solomon
Moyes, Jojo – Me Before You

Novak, Chase – Breed
Nussbaum, Susan – Good Kings Bad Kings

Oates, Joyce Carol – Expensive People
O’Farrell, Maggie – The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox
Okun, Barbara – Saying Goodbye

Pasinski, Marie – Beautiful Brain, Beautiful You
Patchett, Ann – Bel Canto
Philbrick, Nathaniel – In the Heart of the Sea
Proulx, Annie – The Shipping News
Powers, Kevin – The Yellow Birds

Quinn, Julia – A Night Like This, An Offer from a Gentleman, The Duke and I,

Raoul-Duval, Jacqueline – Kafka in Love
Rappaport, Nancy – In Her Wake
Rindell, Suzanne – The Other Typist
Robinson, Marilynne – Gilead
Robinson, Marilynne – Housekeeping
Rodale, Maya – A Tale of Two Lovers, The Tattooed Duke, Seducing Mr. Knightly
Russell, Karen – Swamplandia!

Salinger, J.D. – Franny and Zooey
Sapphire – The Kid
Scheer, Kodi – Incendiary Girls
Schlink, Bernhard – The Reader
Sedaris, David – Dress Your Family in Corduroy and Denim
Semple, Maria – Where’d You Go, Bernadette
Shalvis, Jill – Flashpoint
Shapiro, B.A. – The Art Forger
Shriver, Lionel – We Need to Talk About Kevin
Smith, Zadie – On Beauty
Spatz, Gregory –  Half as Happy
Spiegel, Jennifer – Love Slave
Soffer, Jessica – Tomorrow There Will be Apricots
Straub, Emma – Laura Lamont’s Life in Pictures
Stuart, Bronwyn – Behind the Courtesan
Suskind, Patrick – Perfume

Tartt, Donna – The Goldfinch
hoft, Ingrid – Loyalty
Toussaint, Jean-Phillipe – Camera
Tower, Wells – Everything Ravaged, Everything Burned
Towles, Amor – Rules of Civility
Toynton, Evelyn – Modern Art
Trigiani, Adriana – The Shoemaker’s Wife
Tyler, Anne – The Accidental Tourist
Tyler, Anne – Breathing Lessons
Tuck, Lily – I Married You for Happiness
Tucker, K.A. – Ten Tiny Breaths


Vonnegut, Kurt – Man Without a Country

Walker Anne Browning – The Booby Trap
Wallace, Danny – Charlotte Street
Walls, Jeannette – The Silver Star
Waldman, Adelle – The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P.
Walter, Jess – Beautiful Ruins
Welty, Eudora – The Optimist’s Daughter
Wendell, Sarah and Candy Tan – Beyond Heaving Bosoms, Everything I Know About Love…
Wilde, Oscar – The Picture of Dorian Gray
Williams, Amanda Sington – The Eloquence of Desire
Williams, Beatriz – A Hundred Summers
Wilson, Kevin – The Family Fang
Wolff, Tobias – Old School
Wolitzer, Meg – The Interestings


Yalom, Marilyn – How the French Invented Love


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