Title Archive A-Z


While this site is searchable, for ease of navigation, here is an alphabetical listing of the books reviewed or discussed on the blog.

A More Beautiful and Terrible History: The Uses and Misuses of Civil Rights History by Jeanne Theoharis, reviewed June 4, 2018
A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza, reviewed June 27, 2018
The Alice Network by Kate Quinn, reviewed September 14, 2017
The Almost Sisters by Joshilyn Jackson, reviewed August 10, 2017
American Fire by Monica Hesse, reviewed November 7, 2017
American Street by Ibi Zoboi, reviewed September 7, 2017
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, reviewed February 28, 2018
As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner, reviewed February 10, 2018

Barracoon by Zora Neale Hurston, discussed August 8, 2018
Beartown by Fredrik Backman, reviewed November 10, 2017
The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall, reviewed October 3, 2017
The Blinds by Adam Sternbergh, reviewed October 5, 2017
The Burning Girl by Claire Messud, mini-reviewed March 5, 2018

Caleb and Kit by Beth Vrabel, reviewed February 19, 2018
Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge, mini-reviewed January 16, 2018
Census by Jesse Ball, discussed August 8, 2018
Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win by Jo Piazza, reviewed August 15, 2018
The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon, reviewed November 14, 2017
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata, reviewed June 19, 2018

Daily Rituals by Mason Curry, reviewed February 5, 2018
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch, reviewed August 22, 2017
Dear Fahrenheit 451 by Annie Spence, mini-reviewed January 16, 2018
Dear Martin by Nic Stone, mini-reviewed December 22, 2017
Dear Mrs. Bird by A.J. Pearce, reviewed August 5, 2018
Deep Work by Cal Newport, reviewed February 5, 2018
The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle, reviewed September 4, 2018
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham, reviewed June 20, 2017

Educated by Tara Westover, reviewed April 21, 2018
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman, reviewed August 29, 2017
Emma in the Night by Wendy Walker, reviewed September 26, 2017
The Ensemble by Aja Gabel, discussed July 4, 2018

The Fall of Lisa Bellow by Susan Perabo, reviewed August 15, 2017
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway, discussed July 4, 2018
The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer, reviewed May 29, 2018
The Floating World by C. Morgan Babst, reviewed October 24, 2017
Force of Nature by Jane Harper, discussed April 5, 2018
forever or a long, long time by Caela Carter, mini-reviewed January 18, 2018
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi, reviewed March 17, 2018
Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras, reviewed August 19, 2018

Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig, reviewed January 25, 2018
Girl in Snow by Danya Kukafka, reviewed August 17, 2017
The Girl Who Never Read Noam Chomsky by Jana Casale, reviewed April 16, 2018
Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust, reviewed August 24, 2017
The Good House by Anne Leary, discussed April 5, 2018
Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong, discussed July 4, 2018

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas, reviewed August 3, 2017
The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert, reviewed March 14, 2018
The Heart by Maylis de Kerangal, reviewed July 6, 2017
He Said / She Said by Erin Kelly, reviewed February 23, 2018
Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance, reviewed July 27, 2017
Hunger by Roxane Gay, reviewed March 5, 2018

I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sanchez, mini-reviewed December 22, 2017
I Found You by Lisa Jewell, reviewed July 11, 2017
I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lahon, reviewed March 21, 2018
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhhai Lai, reviewed July 25, 2017
Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri, reviewed March 7, 2018

Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann, reviewed July 4, 2017

The Last Equation of Isaac Severy by Nova Jacobs, discussed May 11, 2018
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova, reviewed February 19, 2018
The Librarian of Auschwitz, reviewed February 7, 2018
Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly, reviewed August 1, 2017
Lilian Boxfish Takes A Walk by Kathleen Rooney, reviewed February 23, 2018
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, reviewed August 8, 2017
Lifeboat 12 by Susan Hood, mini-reviewed September 9, 2018
The Line Becomes A River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco Cantu, reviewed April 10, 2018
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng, reviewed October 10, 2017

My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent, reviewed January 9, 2018
Meditation for Fidgety Skeptics by Dan Harris & Jeff Warren, reviewed July 11, 2018
My Real Name is Hanna by Tara Lynn Masih, mini-reviewed September 9, 2018
Monster by Walter Dean Meyers, discussed May 11, 2018

Queen of Hearts by Kimmery Martin, discussed May 11, 2018

Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan, reviewed May 14, 2018
Reading People by Anne Bogel, reviewed September 5, 2017
Refugee by Alan Gratz, reviewed October 18, 2017
The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport, discussed April 5, 2018

Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda, mini-reviewed January 18, 2018
The Secret Token: Myth, Obsession, and the Search for the Lost Colony of Roanoke by Andrew Lawler, reviewed June 7, 2018
Seven Fallen Feathers by Tanya Talaga, discussed February 1, 2018
The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer, discussed February 1, 2018
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward, reviewed August 31, 2017
The Sisters Chase by Sarah Healy, reviewed July 20, 2017
The Stars are Fire by Anita Shreve, reviewed July 13, 2017
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel, discussed February 1, 2018
Stay With Me by Ayobami Adelbayo, reviewed April 25, 2018
Still Lives by Maria Hummel, discussed August 8, 2018
The Stranger in the Woods by Michael Finkel, reviewed January 11, 2018

Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions by Valeria Luiselli, discussed August 19, 2018
Text Me When You Get Home: The Evolution and Triumph of the Modern Female Friendship by Kayleen Shaefer, reviewed May 17, 2018
This Impossible Light by Lily Myers, reviewed February 15, 2018
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell, reviewed March 7, 2018
This Will Be My Undoing: Living At The Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins, discussed March 28, 2018
Trell by Dick Lehr, reviewed September 12, 2017
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green, reviewed January 4, 2018

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead, reviewed January 31, 2018
Visible Empire by Hannah Pittard, reviewed June 13, 2018

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour, reviewed February 23, 2018
We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy by Ta-Nehisi Coates, discussed March 26, 2018
When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon, reviewed July 18, 2017
When They Call You A Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors and Asha Bandele, discussed March 26, 2018
Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki, reviewed September 19, 2017

You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me by Sherman Alexie, reviewed September 21, 2017
Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin, reviewed November 2, 2017