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Books Reviewed by Title

11/22/63 by Stephen King
1225 Christmas Tree Lane by Debbie Macomber


The Abhorsen Trilogy by Garth Nix
Absolutely Maybe
by Lisa Yee
Across the Universe by Beth Revis
After the Quake by Haruki Murakami
The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker
Albert of Adelaide by Howard Anderson
All the Rage by Courtney Summers
Allegiant by Veronica Roth
Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
Alys, Always by Harriet Lane
American Gods by Neil Gaiman
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
Anton and Cecil: Cats at Sea by Lisa and Valeria Martin
Arcadia by Lauren Groff
Argo by Antonio Mendez
Around the World in 80 Days by Jules Verne
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
Ash by Malinda Lo
Ask Again Later by Liz Czukas
The Assassin’s Blade by Sarah J Maas
At Home by Bill Bryson
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
August is a Wicked Month by Edna O’Brien
Avalon High by Meg Cabot

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay
Bass Ackwards and Belly Up by Elizabeth Craft 
The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan
Beautiful Days by Anna Godbersen
Bed by David Whitehouse
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Better Off Friends by Elizabeth Eulberg
Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys
Bewitched, Bothered, and Biscotti by Bailey Cates
The BFG by Roald Dahl
Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie
Blind by Rachel DeWoskin
Blink by Malcolm Gladwell
Bliss by Lauren Myracle
Blonde Ops by Charlotte Bennardo and Natalie Zaman
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
The Body Finder by Kimberly Derting
The Book of Jonas by Stephen Dau
The Book of Madness and Cures by Regina O’Melveny
Boot Camp by Todd Strasser
Bossypants by Tina Fey
Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang
Boys and Girls Together by William Goldman
Boy Meets Boy by David Levithan
Bright Young Things by Anna Godbersen
Broadway Musicals by Peter FIlichia
The Brokenhearted by Amelia Kahaney
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson
Brunette Ambition by Lea Michele


Calico Joe by John Grisham
 by Stephen King
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
The Case of the Time Capsule Bandit by Octavia Spence
Catching Fire
 by Suzanne Collins
Changers Book One: Drew by T Cooper
Christmas Letters by Debbie Macomber
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Circle of Fire by Michelle Zink
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
City of Lost Souls by Cassandra Clare
City of Women by David Gillham
A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare
Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Codename Zero by Chris Rylander
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black
Confessions of a Jane Austin Addict by  Laurie Viera Rigler
Confessions of the Sullivan Sisters by Natalie Standiford
The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory
Coraline by Neil Gaiman
Crash by Lisa McMann
The Creature Department by Robert Paul Weston
Cress by Marissa Meyer
Crossed by Ally Condie
Crown of Embers by Rae Carson
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas
The Cuckoo’s Calling by “Robert Galbraith”
Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor/Hiroshima/9-11/Iraq by John W Dower


The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
The Dark Tower by Stephen King
Dash & Lily’s Book Of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
The Daughters by Joanna Philbin
Dauntless by Jack Campbell
Days of Blood and Starlight by Laini Taylor
Dead Man’s Folly by Agatha Christie
Deadly Little Sins by Kara Taylor
The Demon King by Cinda Williams Chima
Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency by Douglas Adams
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E Lockhart
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Doll Bones by Holly Black
Don’t Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski
Don’t Judge a Girl By Her Cover by Ally Carter
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
The Dressmaker by Kate Alcott
Drop Dead Healthy by A. J. Jacobs
The Duff by Kody Keplinger
Dumplin’ by Julie Murphy

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
by Alyson Noel

Every Day
by David Levithan
Every You, Every Me by David Levithan
Everything Breaks by Vicki Grace
Everything, Everything
by Nicola Yoon
Extras by Scott Westerfeld
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde


The Facility by SImon Lelic
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Fairytale of New York by Miranda Dickinson
Faking Normal by Courtney Stevens
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes
Family Tree #1: Better to Wish by Ann M. Martin
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
The Fantastic Family Whipple by Matthew Ward
The Fault in Our Stars
 by John Green
A Feast for Crows by George R R Martin
Fire by Kristin Cashore
The Firebird by Susanna Kearsley
by Patrick Carmen

Ford County Stories
by John Grisham

Forever Princess
by Meg Cabot
Fortunately, The Milk by Neil Gaiman
Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant by Alex Gilvarry
Furious Jones and the Assassin’s Secret by Tim Kehoe
Fuse by Julianna Baggott
Future Flash by Kita Helmetag Murdock


A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin
Generation Dead by Daniels Waters
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing by Shelia Turnage
by Tonya Hurley
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo, The by Steig Larsson
Girl With the Pearl Earring, The by Tracy Chevalier
The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove
Glazed Murder by Jessica Beck
Glow by Amy Kathleen Ryan
Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
Going Bovine by Libba Bray
The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman
Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Good Thief by Hannah Tinti
Gorgeous East by Robert Girardi
The Gospel of Winter by Brendan Kiely
The GQ Candidate by Keli Goff
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
The Great Typo Hunt by Jeff Deck and Benjamin Herson
Grim edited by Christine Johnson
The Grimm Legacy by Polly Shulman
Guardian of the Gate by Michelle Zink
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett


Half Bad by Sally Green
Happy Accidents
by Jane Lynch
The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James
Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas
Hello, Goodbye, Hello by Craig Brown
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett
Hercule Poirot’s Christmas by Agatha Christie
The Hidden Summer by Gin Phillips
Hide and Seek by James Patterson
The House of Hades by Rick Riordan
House of Secrets by Chris Columbus and Nid Vizzini
House of Secrets: Battle of the Beasts by Chris Columbus and Ned Vizzini
The House of the Seven Gables by Nathaniel Hawthorne
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Huntress by Malinda Lo
Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
The Hypnotists: Book 1 by Gordon Korman


I am Not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells
I Am the Messenger
by Markus Zusak
I Heart New York by Lindsey Kelk
I Must Say by Martin Short
I Now Pronounce You Someone Else by Erin McCahan
I Was Here by Gayle Forman
I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
Icons by Margaret Stohl
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi
The Illicit Happiness of Other People by Manu Joseph
Illuminae by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume
In the Woods by Tana French
Independent Study by Joelle Charbonneau
Inkheart by Cornelia Funke
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
Insatiable by Meg Cabot
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare
The Island of Dr. Moreau by H. G. Wells
Ivy and the Meanstalk by Dawn Lairamore 

Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life by Wendy Mass
Jester by James Patterson
Joyland by Stephen King
Just Listen by Sarah Dessen
Just One Day by Gayle Forman
Just One Year by Gayle Forman

The Keys to the Kingdom Series by Garth Nix


The Lacemaker and the Princess by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
A Land More Kind Than Home by Wiley Cash
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
The Last Olympian
by Rick Riordan
Lead by Kylie Scott
Legend by Marie Lu
Let It Snow
by John Green, Maureen Johnson, and Lauren Myracle
Lick by Kylie Scott
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
Life in Outer Space by Melissa Keil
Life Itself by Roger Ebert
The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan
Little Green Men by Christopher Buckley
Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Sttephanie Perkins
Lonely Heart Club, The by Elizabeth Eulberg
The Long Dark Tea-time of the Soul by Douglas Adams
The Longest Trip Home by John Grogan
Looking For Alaska by John Green
The Looking Glass Wars by Frank Beddor
Losing Faith by Denise Jaden
Lost in Bermooda by Mike Litwin
The Lost Symbol by Dan Brown
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
Love Anthony by Lisa Genova
Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli
Love Story by Jennifer Echols
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold 

A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Weller
Magic Marks the Spot by Caroline Carlson
The Malice of Fortune by Michael Ennis
Malled by Caitlin Kelly
The Man Without a Face by Masha Gessen
The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides 
The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov
Matched by Ally Condie
Maybe One Day by Melissa Kantor
A Million Suns by Beth Revis
Mistborn by Brandon Sanderson
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari
The Moon and More by Sarah Dessen
More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
Ms Marvel Volume 1: No Normal by G Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd by Agatha Christie
My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business by Dick Van Dyke
My True Love Gave to Me Edited by Stephanie Perkins
The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie 


The Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson
The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss 
Naomi and Eli’s No Kiss List
 by Rachel Cohn
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Nickel Bay Nick by Dean Pitchford
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
No Way to Treat a First Lady by Christopher Buckley
Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami 


Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz
One Big Damn Puzzler by John Harding
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
Only the Good Spy Young by Ally Carter
The Orchard by Theresa Weir
Out fo the Easy by Ruta Sepetys


Pandemic by Yvonne Ventresca
by Lauren Oliver
Paper Towns
y John Green
A Partial History of Lost Causes by Jennifer Dubois
Perfect by Natasha Friend
Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty
Peril at End House by Agatha Christie
Persuasion by Jane Austen
Pi in the Sky by Wendy Mass
Pie by Sarah Weeks
Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet
Play by Kylie Scott
Playing With Fire by Bruce Hale
Prep School Confidential by Kara Taylor
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
Pretty Monsters by Kelly Link
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
The Professionals by Owen Laukkanen
Project Princess by Meg Cabot
Prom by Laurie Halse Anderson
Prom and Prejudice by Elizabeth Eulberg
Prophecy of the Sisters by Michelle Zink
Proxy by Alex London
Pure by Julianna Baggott



Reached by Ally Condie
Reading the OED
by Ammon Shea
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
Rebel Spring by Morgan Rhodes
Reckoning by Kerry Wilkinson
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
The Red Pyramid by Rick Riordan
Redshirt by John Scalzi
A Return to Christmas by Chris Heimerdinger
Revenge of the Girl with the Great Personality by Elizabeth Eulberg
Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly
A Room With a View by E M Forster
Rose by Holly Webb
Rose and the Lost Princess by Holly Webb
The Rose Society by Marie Lu
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo


Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
by Catherine Fisher
Saving Baby Doe by Danette Vigilante
Say What You Will by Cammie McGovern
Scan by Walter Jury and S. E. Fine
Scar Boys by Len Vlahos
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Scarlett Fever
by Maureen Johnson
School of Charm by Lisa Ann Scott
Scorpio Races, The by Maggie Stiefvater
The Secret Diary of Lizzie Bennett by Bernie Su and Kate Rorick
Secret Garden, Theby Frances Hodges Burnett
Seeing Redd by Frank Beddor
Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen
Seriously, I’m Kidding by Ellen Degeneres
Shades of Earth by Beth Revis
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
The Shadow Prince by Bree Despain
Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi
The Secret Side of Empty by Maria Andreu
The Sherlockian by Graham Moore
Shine by Lauren Myracle
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Shut Out by Kody Keplinger
Side Effects May Vary by Julie Murphy
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Single, Carefree, Mellow by Katherine Heiny
The Sisters by Nancy Jensen
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
Size 14 is Not Fat Either by Meg Cabot
Skipping a Beat by Sarah Pekkanen
The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson
Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham
The Song of Susannah by Stephen King
The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Ffrorde
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Specials by Scott Westerfeld
Starbird Murphy and the World Outside by Karen Finneyfrock
tarry-Eyed: 16 Stories that Steal the Spotlight edited by Ted Michael and Josh Pultz
Stay With Me by Garret Freymann Weyr
Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
Still Life by Louise Penny
Stories I Only Tell My Friends by Rob Lowe
Storm Front by Jim Butcher
A Storm of Swords by George R R Martin
Suite Scarlett by Maureen Johnson
The Summer of Firsts and Lasts by Terra Elan McVoy
Summer on the Short Bus by Bethany Crandell
Surfacing by Margaret Atwood
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Swimming at Night by Lucy Clarke


Tabula Rasa by Kristen Lippert-Martin
Take a Bow
by Elizabeth Eulberg
Tales of the Madman Underground by John Barnes
Tell Me a Secret
by Holly Cupala
Tell Me Again How a Crush Should Feel by Sara Farizan
Ten Things We Did (and Probably Shouldn’t Have) by Sarah Mlynowski
The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau
Texts from Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg
That Summer by Sarah Dessen
The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan Dee
Three Times Lucky by Shelia Turnage
Throne of Glass by Sarah J Maas
Tiger Lily by Jodi Lynn Anderson
Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan
The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen
Tsarina by J Nelle Patrick
Turn Left at the Cow by Lisa Bullarda
Tut: The Story of My Immortal Life by P.J. Hoover
Tweet Heart by Elizabeth Rudnick
Twelve Minutes To Midnight by Christopher Edge
The Twelve Rooms of the Nile by Enid Shomer
Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler

Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
Under the Dome by Stephen King
Under the Egg by Laura Marz Fitzgerald
Under the Never Sky series by Veronica Rossi
The Unidentified by Rae Mariz

Valclav and Lena by Haley Tanner 
Velva Jean Learns to Drive
by Jennifer Niven
The Virgin Cure by Ami McKay 


The Walls of the Universe by Paul Melko
We Can Work It Out by Elizabeth Eulberg
We the Animal
by Justin Torres
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
What the Moon Said by Gayle Rosengren
What Happened to Goodbye
by Sarah Dessen

Where She Went
by Gayle Forman
Where We Belong by Gwendolyn Heasley
Wicked Little Secrets by Kara Taylor
Wicked Lovely
by Melissa Marr
Will Grayson, Will Grayson
by John Green and David Levithan
The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame
The Wind Through the Keyhole by Stephen King
Wings by Aprilynne Pike
The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson
Wishin’ and Hopin’: A Christmas Story by Wally Lamb
The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel
The Woman Who Fell From the Sky
by Jennifer Steil

Wonder by R. J. Palacio



Year of Mistaken Discoveries by Eileen Cook
The Year of the Gadfly 
by Jennifer Miller
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
The Young Elites by Marie Lu


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