Book Reviews


*Acevedo, Elizabeth- With the Fire on High

Adams, Taylor- No Exit

Adiche, Chimamanda Ngozi- We Should All Be Feminists

Adler, Dahlia- His Hideous Heart

Albertalli, Becky- Simon vs. the Homo Sapien’s Agenda

Albom, Mitch- The Next Person You Meet in Heaven

*Anderson, Laurie Halse- Shout

*Arden, Katherine- The Bear and the Nightingale

*Arikawa, Hiro- The Travelling Cat Chronicles 

Arnold, David – Mosquitoland

Atkinson, Kate- Transcription


Bala, Sharon- The Boat People

Bardugo, Leigh- Six of Crows

Barker, Pat- The Silence of the Girls

Benjamin, Chloe- The Immortalists

*Benway, Robin- Far From the Tree

Bourdain, Anthony- Kitchen Confidential

*Bowman, Akemi Dawn- Starfish

Braithwaite, Oyinkan- My Sister, the Serial Killer

Brown, Pierce- Red Rising


Cain, Susan- Quiet

Carreyrou, John- Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup

*Chambers, Becky- The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet

Clayton, Dhonielle- The Belles

Cline, Emma- The Girls

Conklin, Tara- The Last Romantics

Conley, Garrard- Boy Erased

Cook, Eileen- The Hanging Girl

Craig, Erin A.- House of Salt and Sorrows

Crossan, Sarah- One

Crouch, Blake- Dark Matter

Crouch, Blake- Recursion


Dalcher, Christina- Vox

*Djavadi, Negar- Disoriental


Ely, Lyndsay- Gunslinger Girl


Farrow, Ronan- Catch and Kill

Firestone, Carrie- The Unlikelies

Fisher, Tarryn- The Wives

*Fuller, Claire- Bitter Orange

France, Tan- Naturally Tan


Gabal, Aja- The Ensemble

Gailey, Sarah- River of Teeth

Gay, Roxane- Bad Feminist

*Genova, Lisa- Every Note Played

Gilbert, Elizabeth- City of Girls

Graudin, Ryan- Wolf by Wolf

Green, John- Turtles All the Way Down

*Greer, Andrew Sean- Less

Grey, Iona- The Glittering Hour

Guillory, Jasmine- Royal Holiday

Guillory, Jasmine- The Wedding Date

Guillory, Jasmine- The Wedding Party


Habib, Samra- We Have Always Been Here

Haig, Matt- How to Stop Time

*Haig, Matt- Notes on a Nervous Planet

*Han, Jenny- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before (Series)

Hand, Cynthia- My Lady Jane

Hanks, Tom- Uncommon Type

Hannah, Kristin- The Nightingale

Hawkins, Paula- Into the Water

Hibbert, Talia- Get a Life, Chloe Brown

Hibbert, Talia- Take a Hint, Dani Brown

Hinton, Anthony Ray- The Sun Does Shine

*Hoang, Helen- The Bride Test

*Hoffman, Alice- Rules of Magic

*Honeyman, Gail- Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Hosseini, Khaled- The Sea Prayer

Humphreys. C.C.- Chasing the Wind


*Ishiguro, Kazuo- Never Let Me Go


Jackson, Tiffany D.- Let Me Hear a Rhyme

Jahren, Hope- Lab Girl

Jenner, Natalie- The Jane Austen Society

Jimenez, Abby- The Happy Ever After Playlist

Johnson, George M.- All Boys Aren’t Blue

Jones, Daniel- Modern Love

Jones, Tayari- An American Marriage


Kaufman, Amy- Bachelor Nation

*Kaung, R.F.- The Poppy War

Koch, Hermin- The Dinner 

Kwan, Kevin- Crazy Rich Asians


Lapena, Shari- Someone We Know

Lauren, Christina- Twice in a Blue Moon

Laymon, Kiese- Heavy

Lippincott, Rachel- Five Feet Apart

Lowry, Lois- The Giver

Lu, Marie- Warcross

Lunde, Maja- History of Bees


Macintosh, Sophie- The Water Cure

MacNeal, Elizabeth- The Doll Factory

Madeline Miller- Circe

Madeline Miller- A Song of Achilles

Mahurin, Shelby- Serpent & Dove

Mailhot, Terese Marie- Heart Berries

Mandel, Emily St. John- The Glass Hotel

Marrow, Bethany C.- Mem

Martin, Kimmery- The Queen of Hearts

Mateer, Trisha- Aphrodite Made Me Do It

*McLemore, Anne Marie- Wild Beauty

McGinnis, Mindy- Be Not Far From Me

McGinnis, Mindy- The Female of the Species

Montimore, Margarita- Oona Out of Order

Moore, Kate- The Radium Girls

Moriarty, Liane- The Husband’s Secret

Moriarty, Liane- Truly Madly Guilty

*Morris, Heather- The Tattooist of Auschwitz 

Moss, Sarah- Ghost Wall

Murata, Sayaka- Convenience Store Woman


*Nelson, Jandy- I’ll Give You the Sun

*Neuvel, Sylvain- Only Human

*Neuvel, Sylvain- Sleeping Giants

Neuvel, Sylvain- The Test

*Neuvel, Sylvain- Waking Gods

Ng, Celeste- Little Fires Everywhere

Noah, Trevor- Born a Crime

Novik, Naomi- Uprooted


*O’Farrell, Maggie- I Am I Am I Am

Offerman, Nick & Mullally, Megan- The Greatest Love Story Ever Told

*O’Neill, Heather- The Lonely Hearts Hotel

Ortile, Matt- The Groom Will Keep His Name

Owens, Delia- Where the Crawdads Sing


*Palacio, R.J.- Wonder

Patchett, Ann- The Dutch House

Perry, Sarah- The Essex Serpent

Porter, Max- Lanny

Prior, Hazel- Ellie and the Harpmaker



*Reid, Taylor Jenkins- Daisy Jones and the Six

*Reid, Taylor Jenkins- The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Reynolds, Jason- A Long Way Down

Richardson, Kim Michele- The Book Woman of Troublesome Creek

Rilke, Rainer Marie- Letters to a Young Poet

Rochon, Farrah- The Boyfriend Project

Roberts, Nora- Year One

*Rooney, Sally- Normal People

Rowell, Rainbow- Carry On

Rule, Ann- The Stranger Beside Me


Santopolo, Jill- The Light We Lost

Scott, Jan- Oven to Table

Shraya, Vivek- The Subtweet

Shusterman, Neil- Scythe

Silvera, Adam- They Both Die at the End

*Steinbeck, John- Cannery Row

*Stevens, Nell- The Victorian and the Romantic


Tesh, Emily- Silver in the Woods

Toews, Mariam- All My Puny Sorrows

Toews, Mariam- Women Talking

Tucker, K.A.- The Simple Wild

Turton, Stuart- The Seven Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle

Tyler, Anne- Clock Dance



Vandermeer, Jeff- Annihilation

Van Ness, Jonathan- Over the Top


Ward, Jesmyn- Sing, Unburied, Sing

Ware, Ruth- The Turn of the Key

Waxman, Abbi- The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

Waxman, Abbi- Other People’s Houses

Wells, Martha- All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1)

West, Kasie- Love, Life, and the List

*Westover, Tara- Educated

Whitehead, Colson- The Nickel Boys

Whitehead, Colson- The Underground Railroad

Williams, Alicia D.- Genesis Begins Again

Williams, Lara- Supper Club

Winfrey, Kerry- Waiting for Tom Hanks

*Winman, Sarah- Tin Man

Woodfolk, Ashley- The Beauty That Remains

Wrobel, Stephanie- Darling Rose Gold

Wulf, Andrea- The Invention of Nature



Yoon, David- Frankly In Love

Yoon, Nicola- Everything, Everything


Zevin, Gabrielle- The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry

*My favourites