Book reviews

Here you will find a complete list of all my book reviews ordered alphabetically by author’s surname.


Adebayo, Ayobami – Stay With Me

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – Americanah

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – Half of a Yellow Sun

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi – We Should All Be Feminists

Ahdieh, Renee – The Beautiful

Allende, Isabel – In the Midst of Winter

Ali, S.K. – Love from A to Z

Amerie (editor) – Because You Love To Hate Me

Andrews, Jessica – Saltwater

Arden, Katherine – The Bear and the Nightingale

Armentrout, Jennifer L. – Obsidian (Lux #1)

Atwood, Margaret – The Penelopiad

Austen, Jane – Emma

Austen, Jane – Persuasion

Austen, Jane – Pride and Prejudice

Austen, Jane – Sense and Sensibility


Backman, Fredrik – The Scandal (aka Beartown)

Bandeira, Isabel – Bookishly Ever After

Barker, Pat – The Silence of the Girls

Barnard, Sara; Bourne, Holly; Byrne, Tanya; Pratt, Non; Salisbury, Melinda; Williamson, Lisa; Wood, Eleanor – Floored

Baume, Sara – A Line Made by Walking

Bennett, Jenn – Serious Moonlight

Besson, Philippe – Lie With Me

Bourne, Holly – How Do You Like Me Now

Brody, Jessica – The Chaos of Standing Still

Bronte, Charlotte – Jane Eyre

Burton, Jessie – The Confession


Camus, Albert – The Outsider (aka The Stranger)

Catton, Eleanor – The Luminaries

Chambers, Becky – To Be Taught, If Fortunate

Chao, Gloria – American Panda

Chevalier, Tracy – A Single Thread

Cho, Kat – Wicked Fox (Gumiho #1)

Coleman, Rowan – The Girl at the Window

Croft, Ashley – The Love Solution

Crowley, Cath – Words in Deep Blue

Curtis, Marci Lyn – The Leading Edge of Now

Czapnik, Dana – The Falconer


Dale, Shannon – Austenland

Dillon, Lucy – Unexpected Lessons in Love

Dixen, Victor – Ascension (Phobos #1)

Dunlap, Shannon – Izzy + Tristan


Ennis, Stewart – Blessed Assurance

Eratosthenes; Hyginus – Constellation Myths: With Aratus’ Phenomena

Ernshaw, Shea – The Wicked Deep


Fielding, Helen – Bridget Jones’ Baby

Flynn, Kathleen A. – The Jane Austen Project

Forman, Gayle – I Have Lost My Way

Fox, Helena – How it Feels to Float

Friedland, Elyssa – The Intermission

Funke, Cornelia; del Toro, Guillermo – Pan’s Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun


Goo, Maurene – The Way You Make Me Feel

Goodrich, Heddi – Lost in the Spanish Quarter

Green, Hank – An Absolutely Remarkable Thing

Green, John – The Fault in Our Stars

Green, John – Looking for Alaska

Green, John – Turtles All the Way Down

Green, John; Levithan, David – Will Grayson, Will Grayson


Hannah, Kristin – The Great Alone

Hargrave, Kiran Millwood – The Mercies

Harris, Sarah – The Definition of Us

Harrow, Alix E. – The Ten Thousand Doors of January

Havelin, Karen – Please Read This Leaflet Carefully

Haynes, Natalie – A Thousand Ships

Heatherington, Emma – Rewrite the Stars

Hill, Nathan – The Nix

Hinton, Anthony Ray – The Sun Does Shine

Hoang, Helen – The Kiss Quotient

Hoffman, Alice – The World That We Knew

Homer (translator Wilson, Emily) – The Odyssey

Hyde, Catherine Ryan – Stay


Isaac, Catherine – Messy, Wonderful Us

Ishiguro, Kazuo – Never Let Me Go

Ishiguro, Kazuo – Nocturnes


Jae-Jones, S. – Wintersong

James, Lauren – The Quiet at the End of the World

James, Lauren – The Starlight Watchmaker

Jimenez, Abby – The Friend Zone

Joel, Daphna; Vikhanski, Luba – Gender Mosaic: Beyond the Myth of the Male and Female Brain

Joelson, Penny – Girl in the Window

Joukhadar, Zeyn – The Map of Salt and Stars


Kamal, Soniah – Unmarriageable

Kane, Jessica Francis – Rules for Visiting

Kelk, Lindsey – I Heart Hawaii

Kemmerer, Bridget – A Curse So Dark and Lonely

Khan, Katie – Hold Back the Stars

Kleeman, Alexandra – You Too Can Have a Body Like Mine

Kowal, Mary Robinette – The Calculating Stars (Lady Astronaut #1)


LaCour, Nina – Everything Leads to You

Laski, Marghanita – To Bed With Grand Music

Lee, Harper – To Kill a Mockingbird

Lee, Mackenzi – The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue

Lee, Min Jin – Pachinko

Lee, Mira T. – Everything Here is Beautiful

Lippincott, Rachel – Five Feet Apart

Lunde, Maja – The End of the Ocean


Maclear, Kyo – Birds Art Life Death

Mangan, Lucy – Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading

Mantel, Hilary – Wolf Hall

Mbue, Imbolo – Behold the Dreamers

McGee, Katherine – American Royals #1

McGregor, Jon – Reservoir 13

McKenna, Claire – Monstrous Heart

Miller, Madeline – Circe

Miller, Madeline – The Song of Achilles

Moreno-Garcia, Silvia – Gods of Jade and Shadow

Mukherjee, Siddhartha – The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

Mukherjee, Siddhartha – The Gene: An Intimate History


Nam-Joo, Cho – Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Napolitano, Ann – Dear Edward

Nicholls, David – One Day

Nzelu, Okechukwu – The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney


Oh, Temi – Do You Dream of Terra-Two?

O’Leary, Beth – The Flatshare

O’Neill, Heather – The Lonely Hearts Hotel

O’Neill, Louise – The Surface Breaks

Oseman, Alice – Heartstopper Volume 1

Oseman, Alice – Solitaire

Oyeyemi, Helen – Gingerbread


Porter, Max – Lanny

Pratt, Jean Lucey – A Notable Woman



Ratcliffe, Sophie – The Lost Properties of Love

Redfearn, Suzanne – In an Instant

Reid, Taylor Jenkins – Daisy Jones and The Six

Remarque, Erich Maria – All Quiet on the Western Front

Roth, Veronica – Carve the Mark

Ruby, Laura – Bone Gap

Rudd, Alyson – The First Time Lauren Pailing Died

Ruffles, Lydia – Colour Me In

Ruffles, Lydia – The Taste of Blue Light

Russell, Kate Elizabeth – My Dark Vanessa


Salinger, J.D. – The Catcher in the Rye

Sanderson, Brandon – Skyward

Sauma, Luiza – Flesh and Bone and Water

Saunders, Adelia – Indelible

Setterfield, Diane- Once Upon a River

Shannon, Samantha – The Priory of the Orange Tree

Shepherd, Peng – The Book of M

Shusterman, Neal; Shusterman, Jarrod – Dry

Smith, Ben – Doggerland

Sotto, Samantha – Before Ever After

Sotto, Samantha – A Dream of Trees

Sotto, Samantha – Love and Gravity

Stainton, Keris – My Heart Goes Bang

Steven, Laura – The Exact Opposite of Okay

Sullivan, Deirdre – Tangleweed and Brine

Summers, Courtney – Sadie


Thalassa, Laura – The Queen of All that Dies

Toibin, Colm – Brooklyn

Toibin, Colm – House of Names

Tyler, Anne – A Spool of Blue Thread


Unsworth, Emma Jane – Adults


Vine, Lucy – Are We Nearly There Yet

Voros, Ria – The Centre of the Universe

Vuong, Ocean – On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous


Walton, Leslye – The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender

Wang, Weike – Chemistry

Westover, Tara – Educated

Winfrey, Kerry – Waiting for Tom Hanks

Wright, S.K. – It Ends With You


Xingjian, Gao – Buying a Fishing Rod for my Grandfather


Yoon, Nicola – Everything Everything


Zafon, Carlos Ruiz – The Shadow of the Wind