Reviews


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(0-9)
-  13 rue Thérèse by Elena Mauli Shapiro
-  The 13th Hour by Richard Doetsch

A
-  The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
-  Allegiant (Divergent, #3) by Veronica Roth
-  American Dervish by Ayad Akhtar
-  Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar
-  Animal Farm by George Orwell
-  Anne Frank: The Anne Frank House Authorized Graphic Biography by Sid Jacobson and Ernie Colón
-  April 16th: Virginia Tech Remembers by Roland Lazenby
-  Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
-  The Arrival by Shaun Tan
-  The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2) by Patrick Ness
-  Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli
-  Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

B
-  Based upon Availability by Alix Strauss
-  The Beauty of Humanity Movement by Camilla Gibb
-  Behemoth (Leviathan, #2) by Scott Westerfeld
-  Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
-  The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
-  Blankets by Craig Thompson
-  Blindness by José Saramago
-  Blue Heaven by C. J. Box
-  Bohemia by V. S. Naipaul
-  The Bookshop by Penelope Fitzgerald
-  Bossypants by Tina Fey
-  Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
-  The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyne
-  The Boy Who Could See Demons by Carolyn Jess-Cooke
-  Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan
-  Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
-  Bringing Adam Home by Les Standiford
-  Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Curtis
-  The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka

C
-  Calling Dr. Laura by Nicole J. Georges
-  The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
-  Chicken with Plums by Marjane Satrapi
-  Child of Dandelions by Shenaaz Nanji
-  City of Ashes (Mortal Instruments, #2) by Cassandra Clare
-  City of Bones (Mortal Instruments, #1) by Cassandra Clare
-  City of Glass (Mortal Instruments, #3) by Cassandra Clare
-  City of Thieves by David Benioff
-  The City Son by Samrat Upadhyay
-  Climbing the Stairs by Padma Venkatraman
-  The Coffins of Little Hope by Timothy Schaffert
-  The Color Purple by Alice Walker
-  Columbine by Dave Cullen
-  The Complete Maus by Art Spiegelman
-  Coraline by Neil Gaiman
-  Creepers by David Morrell
-  Cross Currents by John Shors
-  The Curiosity by Stephen Kiernan
-  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

D
-  Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster
-  Dance Lessons by Aine Greaney
-  Dark Places by Gillian Flynn
-  Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
-  Denial: A Memoir of Terror by Jessica Stern
-  Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Books 1 to 5) by Jeff Kinney
-  Diary of a Wimpy Kid (Books 7 to 8) by Jeff Kinney
-  The Dinner by Herman Koch
-  The Dispatcher by Ryan David Jahn
-  Divergent by Veronica Roth
-  Does My Head Look Big In This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah
-  Drama by Raina Telgemeier
-  Drawn in Blood by Andrea Kane
-  The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

E
-  Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet by Bill McKibben (Leif Reads)
-  The Elephant's Journey by José Saramago
-  Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
-  Everything I Never Wanted to be by Dina Kucera
-  Expecting Better by Emily Oster

F
-  Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
-  Family by J. California Cooper
-  Far to Go by Alison Pick
-  The Fates will Find their Way by Hannah Pittard
-  The Fault in our Stars by John Green
-  The Fellowship of the Ring (Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
-  Finny by Justin Kramon
-  Fireworks over Toccoa by Jeffrey Stepakoff
-  First You Try Everything by Jane McCafferty
-  Fist Stick Knife Gun by Geoffrey Canada and Jamar Nicholas
-  Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
-  The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
-  Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick
-  The Four Ms. Bradwells by Meg Waite Clayton
-  Frangipani by Célestine Vaite
-  The Free by Willy Vlautin
-  The Freedom Writers Diary by Erin Gruwell
-  French Milk by Lucy Knisley
-  From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess by Meg Cabot
-  Full Moon at Noontide: A Daughter's Last Goodbye by Ann Putnam

G
-  The Game-On! Diet by Krista Vernoff and Az Ferguson
-  Gathering of Waters by Bernice McFadden
-  The Geometry of Sisters by Luanne Rice
-  Gingerbread Girl by Paul Tobin and Colleen Coover
-  The Girl in the Garden by Kamala Nair
-  The Girl With All The Gifts by M. R. Carey
-  The Giver by Lois Lowry
-  Glorious by Bernice L. McFadden
-  The Golden Day by Ursula Dubosarsky
-  Goliath (Leviathan, #3) by Scott Westerfeld
-  Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
-  The Good Daughter by Jasmin Darznik
-  Good Neighbors by Ryan David Jahn
-  The Great Gatsby by Scott Fitzgerald
-  Green River Killer by Jonathan Case and Jeff Jensen
-  The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer

H
-  Happy Accidents by Jane Lynch
-  The Hairdresser of Harare by Tendai Huchu
-  Haroun and the Sea of Stories by Salman Rushdie
-  Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter, #2) by J.K. Rowling
-  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter, #4) by J.K. Rowling
-  Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter, #3) by J.K. Rowling
-  Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Harry Potter, #1) by J.K. Rowling
-  Hatching Twitter by Nick Bilton
-  Haunted Ground by Erin Hart
-  Hell-Heaven by Jhumpa Lahiri
-  Hello Goodbye by Emily Chenoweth
-  The Help by Kathryn Stockett
-  Her Fearful Symmetry by Audrey Niffenegger
-  Hidden Wives by Claire Avery
-  The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
-  A House at the Edge of Tears by Vénus Khoury-Ghata
-  The House at the End of Hope Street by Menna van Praag
-  How to be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

I
-  I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
-  I've Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella
-  In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan
-  In the Bed Department by Anne Enright
-  In the Sea There are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda
-  In the South by Salman Rushdie
-  In Zanesville by Jo Ann Beard
-  Inferno by Dan Brown
-  Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer
-  Into Thin Air by Jon Krakauer
-  Irma Voth by Miriam Toews
-  The Isolation Door by Anish Majumdar

J


K
-  Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami
-  Kindred by Octavia Butler
-  Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
-  The Kitchen Daughter by Jael McHenry
-  The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1) by Patrick Ness

L
-  The Lake by Banana Yoshimoto
-  Last Night in Montreal by Emily St. John Mandel
-  The Last Policeman by Ben H. Winters
-  Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
-  Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
-  Letters in the Attic by Bonnie Shimko
-  Leviathan (Leviathan, #1) by Scott Westerfeld
-  Liar by Justine Larbalestier
-  Life of Pi by Yann Martel (audiobook)
-  The Lion's Game by Nelson DeMille
-  The London Train by Tessa Hadley
-  The Lonely Hearts Club by Elizabeth Eulberg
-  The Long Goodbye by Meghan O'Rourke
-  The Lost Girls by Jennifer Baggett, Holly Corbett, Amanda Pressner
-  Lost In Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff
-  The Lottery by Shirley Jackson
-  Lucille by Ludovic Debeurme
-  The Lumby Lines (Lumby, #1) by Gail Fraser

M
-  The Magic Circle by Jenny Davidson
-  The Magicians by Lev Grossman
-  Make it Stay by Joan Frank
-  A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman
-  The Man in the Rockefeller Suit by Mark Seal
-  Marbles by Ellen Forney
-  The Martian by Andy Weir
-  Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
-  Milkweed by Jerry Spinelli
-  Miss Entropia and the Adam Bomb by George Rabasa
-  Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
-  Moloka'i by Alan Brennert
-  Monsters of Men (Chaos Walking, #3) by Patrick Ness
-  The Motorcycle Diaries by Che Guevara
-  Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan
-  My Friend Dahmer by Derf Backderf
-  My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She's Sorry by Fredrik Backman
-  My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares

N
-  Naked by David Sedaris
-  Narcopolis by Jeet Thayil
-  Navigating Early by Claire Vanderpool
-  Never Knowing by Chevy Stevens
-  Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro
-  Night by Elie Wiesel
-  The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
-  Night of Many Dreams by Gail Tsukiyama
-  Night Runner by Max Turner
-  Number the Stars by Lois Lowry

O
-  The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
-  One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
-  One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
-  Open Season by Linda Howard
-  The Overnight Socialite by Bridie Clark

P
-  Planning to Live by Heather Wardell
-  Push by Sapphire

Q


R
-  Radio Shangri-La by Lisa Napoli
-  Rainwater by Sandra Brown
-  Read, Remember, Recommend by Rachelle Rogers Knight
-  Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
-  Relish by Lucy Knisley
-  The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
-  Repeat it Today with Tears by Anne Peile
-  Room by Emma Donoghue
-  Russell Wiley is Out to Lunch by Richard Hine

S
-  Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
-  Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
-  Say you're one of them by Uwem Akpan
-  Secret Daughter by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
-  A Secret Gift by Ted Gup
-  The Secret Keeper by Kate Morton
-  The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
-  The Secret Lives of Baba Segi's Wives by Lola Shoneyin
-  The Secret of Lies by Barbara Forte Goode
-  The Shawl by Louise Erdrich
-  Shopaholic Takes Manhattan by Sophie Kinsella
-  The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
-  Shutter Island by Dennis Lehane
-  The Silent Land by Graham Joyce
-  Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
-  Sisters by Raina Telgemeier
-  Slow Death by Rubber Duck by Rick Smith and Bruce Lourie
-  Smile by Raina Telgemeier
-  Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See
-  The Snowman by Jo Nesbø
-  Someone Else's Garden by Dipika Rai
-  The Sonderberg Case by Elie Wiesel
-  South of Superior by Ellen Airgood
-  The Space Between Us by Thrity Umrigar
-  Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
-  Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk by David Sedaris
-  State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
-  Stealing Lumby (Lumby, #2) by Gail Fraser
-  Still Alice by Lisa Genova
-  Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
-  Stitches by David Small
-  The Story of the Human Body by Daniel E. Lieberman
-  The Strange Library by Haruki Murakami
-  Stuff by Randy Frost
-  Sugar by Bernice L. McFadden
-  Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
-  Sunbolt by Intisar Khanani
-  Switching Time by Richard Baer

T
-  The Things They Carried by Tim O'Brien
-  This One Summer by Mariko Tamaki
-  Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know by Hy Conrad and Jeff Johnson
-  Tina's Mouth: An Existential Comic Diary by Keshni Kashyap
-  A Thousand Lives by Julia Scheeres
-  A Thread of Sky by Deanna Fei
-  The Truth According To Us by Annie Barrows
-  The Twelve Tribes of Hattie by Ayana Mathis

U
-  Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
-  The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer
-  The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
-  The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce
-  Unwholly (Unwind, #2) by Neal Shusterman
-  Unwind (Unwind, #1) by Neal Shusterman

V
-  The Vampire Diaries (#1 and #2) by L. J. Smith
-  Vietnamerica by GB Tran
-  A Village After Dark by Kazuo Ishiguro
-  The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay
-  The Virgin Suicides by Jeffrey Eugenides

W
-  A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks
-  The Walking Dead (Vols 1 to 8) by Robert Kirkman
-  The Walking Dead (Vols 9 to 23) by Robert Kirkman
-  The Wasp Factory by Iain Banks
-  Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
-  We Bought a Zoo by Benjamin Mee
-  We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
-  The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown
-  What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
-  What the Zhang Boys Know by Clifford Garstang
-  When I Found You by Catherine Ryan Hyde
-  Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
-  Wherever Nina Lies by Lynn Weingarten
-  White Oleander by Janet Fitch
-  The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga
-  A Window Opens by Elisabeth Egan

X


Y
-  The Yellow Wallpaper by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
-  Yo! by Julia Alvarez
-  Yummy: The Last Days of a Southside Shorty by G. Neri and Randy DuBurke

Z