Book Reviews By Author (A-Z)

  • Sunday, November 01, 2009


Various, Uno Kudo Vol. 2 - Naked


Adams, Jennifer (illustrated by Alison Oliver): Baby Lit - Jane Eyre
Adams, Jennifer (illustrated by Alison Oliver): Baby Lit - Alice in Wonderland
Adiga, Aravind:The White Tiger
Ahern, Cecilia: A Place Called Here
Ahern, Cecilia: PS, I Love You
Ahktar, Ayad: American Dervish
Almond, David: Skellig
Alvarez, Julia: In the Time of the Butterflies
Anonymous: Go Ask Alice [Friday 56 quote
Arrington, Aminta: Home is a Roof Over a Pig
Atwood, Margaret: The Blind Assassin
Atwood, Margaret: Oryx and Crake
Avi: No More Magic


Baker Hyde, Phoebe: The Beauty Experiment: How I skipped lipstick, ditched fashion and faced the world without concealer and learned to love the read me
Bantock, Nick: The Venetian's Wife [Friday 56 quote]
Bantock, Nick: The Morning Star [video book tour]
Bantock, Nick: The Trickster's Hat: A Mischievous Apprenticeship in Creativity
Barnes, Darlene: Hungry
Bischke, Scott: Fish Tank: A Fable for Our Times
Black, Holly (with Tony di Terlizzi): The Spiderwick Chronicles
Boyne, John: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas
Bourdain, Anthony: A Cook's Tour: In Search of the Perfect Meal
Bray, Libba: A Great and Terrible Beauty
Brackett, Marc: Keeping Score
Brown, Amanda: Family Trust
Brown, Liz Fletcher: Full Wattage!
Britt, Donna: Brothers (& Me): A Memoir of Loving and Giving
Burton, Gabrielle: Impatient with Desire
Burton, Tim: The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy
Byatt, A.S.: The Shadow of the Sun


Cabot, Meg: Queen of Babble (Book 1, Queen of Babble series)
Cabot, Meg: Queen of Babble in the Big City (Book 2, Queen of Babble series)
Cabot, Meg: Queen of Babble Gets Hitched (Book 3, Queen of Babble series)
Cabot, Meg: The Bride Wore Size 12
Calcaterra, Regina: Etched in Sand
Caldwell, Ian: The Rule of Four (with Dustin Thomason)
Carr, Josephine: The Dewey Decimal System of Love
Capote, Truman: Breakfast at Tiffany's
Chabon, Michael: Telegraph Avenue
Christie, Agatha: And Then There Were None (Ten Little Indians)
Christie, Agatha: Curtain [Friday 56 quote]
Christie, Agatha: Hallowe'en Party
Christie, Agatha: A Holiday for Murder
Christie, Agatha: The Mirror Crack'd
Christie, Agatha: Three Blind Mice
Clarke, Susanna: Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrel
Clausen, Daniel: The Ghosts of Nagasaki
Cleave, Chris: Gold
Coetzee, J.M.: Disgrace
Collier, James Lincoln: My Brother Sam is Dead
Colgan, Jenny T.: Doctor Who: Dark Horizons
Conaway, James: Nose
Conklin, Tara: The House Girl
Cotton, Brad: A Work in Progress
Creech, Sharon: The Great Unexpected
Currie, Ron Jr: Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles


Dahl, Roald: Matilda
Dahl, Roald: Tales of the Unexpected
Davidson, Dianne Mott: Prime Cut
Dean, Debra: The Mirrored World
Dean, Louise: Becoming Strangers
DeBrincat, Tracy: Hollywood Buckaroo
De Robertis, Carolina: Perla
Desai, Kiran: The Inheritance of Loss
Dicks, Matthew: Memoirs of an Imaginary Friend
Dominge, Ronlyn: The Mapmaker's War 
Drake, Ernest: Dragonology - The Complete Book of Dragons (Ology World Series)
Drake, Ernest: Monsterology - The Complete Book of Fabulous Beasts (Ology World Series)
Du Bois, William Pene: The Twenty-One Balloons

E - F

Ellenton, Mary A. Flipping A Novel
Erdrich, Louise: The Round House
Fforde, Jasper: Thursday Next series (The Eyre Affair, Lost in a Good Book, The Well of Lost Plots and Something Rotten) - quick thoughts
Fielding, Hannah: Burning Embers 
Fielding, Helen: Bridget Jones's Diary 
Fitzgerald, F. Scott: The Curious Case of Benjamin Button
Flanigan, Marie: One Big Beautiful Thing
Forsythe, Sadie: The Weeping Empress 
Friedman, Andrew: Say Not What If  [Friday 56 quote
Freese, Mathias B.: This Mobius Strip of Ifs
Frith, Sherry: Sticky, Icky Booger Bugs


Gaarder, Jostein: The Orange Girl 
Gaiman, Neil: Coraline 
Gaiman, Neil: The Dangerous Alphabet 
Gaiman, Neil: The Graveyard Book
Gaiman, Neil & Terry Pratchett: Good Omens 
Gaiman, Neil & Michael Reaves: Interworld 
Gaiman, Neil: Stardust
Galland, Nicole: Godiva 
Gibran, Khalil: Tears and Laughter [Friday 56 quote
Gilbert, Elizabeth: Eat Pray Love
Gilbert, Jennifer: I Never Promised You a Goodie Bag 
Gilbert, Steven Lee: A Lovely, Indecent Departure 
Gladwell, Malcolm: Outliers 
Goldberg, Myla: Bee Season 
Goldstein, Jonathan: I'll Seize the Day Tomorrow 
Gordimer, Nadine: The House Gun 
Gordimer, Nadine: My Son's Story 
Gregory, Philippa:  The Other Queen
Gorman, Sherry: It's Nothing Personal
Granas, Michelle: Zaremba, or Love and the Rule of Law
Grasso, Julie Anne: Return to Cardamom
Green, John: An Abundance of Katherines
Green, John: The Fault in Our Stars
Gregory, Philippa: The Boleyn Inheritance (quick thoughts) 
Guiliano, Mireille: French Women Don't Get Fat 
Guiliano Long, Terri: In Leah's Wake

H - I - J

Hoff, Benjmin: The Tao of Pooh 
Hornby, Nick: High Fidelity [Friday 56 quote
Ishiguro, Kazuo: A Pale View of Hills
Jackson, Joshilyn: Someone Else's Love Story
Jio, Sarah: The Last Camellia
Johnson, Diane: Le Divorce
Jose, F. Sionil: Gagamba: The Spider Man 


Kalotay, Daphne: Sight Reading
Kane, Holland: Morning Light
Kahakauwila, Kristiana: This is Paradise
Karalius, Kimberly: Pocket Forest
Kaufmann, Emma: Confessions of a Cake Addict
Keltner, Kim Wong: Tiger Babies Strike Back
Kingsolver, Barbara: Prodigal Summer 
Kinsella, Sophie: Remember Me? 
Kinsella, Sophie: Shopaholic and Sister
Klann-Moren, Nancy: The Clock of Life
Klaussman, Liza: Tigers in Red Weather
Kline, Victor: The House at Anzac Parade 
Knapp, Andrew: Find Momo: A Photography Book
Kraus, Nicola (with Emma McLaughlin): Dedication 
Krause, Bernie: The Great Animal Orchestra (Book Beginnings/Friday 56)


Laslocky, Meghan: The Little Book of Heartbreak 
Lawson, Nigella: How to Eat 
Le Carré, John: The Constant Gardener 
Levitt, Steven and Stephen Dubner: Freakonomics [Friday 56 quote
Lewis, Marlene: Ruth [Friday 56 quote
Lowry, Mary Pauline: The Earthquake Machine [Friday 56 quote
Lord, Christopher: The Christmas Carol Murders 
Lord, Christopher: The Edwin Drood Murders


Mack, Karen and Jennifer Kaufman: Freud's Mistress 
Mahurin, Paulette: The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap 
Majumdar, Anish: The Isolation Door
Margulies, Phillip: Belle Cora
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia: Leaf Storm 
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia: Memories of my Melancholy Whores 
Marquez, Gabriel Garcia: Strange Pilgrims 
Martin, Steve: Shopgirl: A Novella 
Martinez, Dan: Cross Country 101 
McClintock, Norah: Close to the Heel 
McFadden, Bernice: The Warmest December
Meyer, Marissa: Cinder (Lunar Chronicles 1)
Miller, Ashley Edward and Zack Stentz: Colin Fischer
Miller, Madeline: The Song of Achilles
Molloy, Aimee: However Long the Night
Morgenstern, Erin: The Night Circus 
Moriarty, Jaclyn: Feeling Sorry for Celia 
Morrissey, Donna: The Deception of Livvy Higgs
Mujica, Barbara: I Am Venus 
Munro, Alice: Too Much Happiness [Friday 56 quote]
Murakami, Haruki: After the Quake 
Murakami, Haruki: Kafka on the Shore
Mwangi, Robert: A Whisper in the Jungle

N - O

Neuwirth, Robert: Stealth of Nations [Friday 56 quote]
Noble, Elizabeth: The Tenko Club 
Norton, Mary: The Borrowers 
O'Connor, Jane: Almost True Confessions: Closet Sleuth Spills All
O'Donnell, Lisa: The Death of Bees
Olson, John B.: Powers 
O'Melveny, Regina: The Book of Madness and Cures 
Ondaatje, Michael: Anil's Ghost 
Otto, Whitney: Eight Girls Taking Pictures
Oyeyemi, Helen: Boy, Snow, Bird

P - Q

Piaget, Tallis: Black Boogiemen 
Picoult, Jodi: Keeping Faith  
Picoult, Jodi: Lone Wolf  [Friday 56 quote
Picoult, Jodi: My Sister's Keeper 
Poe, Edgar Allan: The Raven and Other Poems [Friday 56 quote]
Powell, Julie: Julie and Julia 
Probst, Jennifer: The Marriage Mistake


Rao, Simi K.: An Incurable Insanity
Redman, Jess: Softies Only a Mother Could Love (eds. Jess Redman and Meg Leder)
Robertson, Laurel: Laurel's Kitchen 
Rogan, Charlotte: The Lifeboat 
Rubin, Gretchen: The Happiness Project
Ruiz Zafon, Carlos: The Prisoner of Heaven 
Rushdie, Salman: Midnight's Children
Russell, Gary: Doctor Who: Beautiful Chaos


Saramago, Jose: All The Names 
Saramago, Jose: Blindness (reviewed with Seeing)
Saramago, Jose: The Double 
Saramago, Jose: Seeing (reviewed with Blindness) 
Schlosser, Eric: Fast Food Nation 
Schlink, Bernhard: The Reader
Selznick, Brian: The Invention of Hugo Cabret 
Shapiro, Laura: Julia Child: A Life 
Shannon, Del: Captain Disaster formerly Kevin's Point of View
Sheth, Kashmira: Keeping Corner 
Sherman, Zander: The Curiosity of School 
Shreve, Anita: The Pilot's Wife 
Shreve, Anita: The Weight of Water
Sicha, Choire: Very Recent History
Simpson, Mona: Casebook: A Novel
Smith, Timothy Jay: A Vision of Angels
Steele, Danielle: Echoes 
Stemme, Fred: The Lieutenant's Whistle 
Steinbeck, John: The Pearl
Stockett, Kathryn: The Help 
Sullivan, Robert: Rats [Friday 56 quote]
Sydenham, Claire: Silk Armor
Syjuco, Miguel: Ilustrado 

T - U - V 

Tessaro, Kathleen: The Perfume Collector
Thisledore, Notti: The Halliday's Maladies (The Chatswood Spooks No. 3)
Thisledore, Notti: Sheets and Ladders (The Chatswood Spooks No. 2)
Thisledore, Notti: A Frightful Recipe (The Chatswood Spooks No. 1)
Thrope, Jan: Inner Visions: Grassroots Stories of Truth and Hope
Thúy, Kim: Ru
Trigiani, Adriana: Lucia, Lucia
Trollope, Joanna: Sense and Sensibility
Truss, Lynne: Eats, Shoots and Leaves
Tyler, Anne: Back When We were Grownups
Tyler, Anne: Breathing Lessons
Tyson, Wendy: Killer Image (An Allison Campbell Mystery)
Umenhofer, Lance: And the Soft Wind Blows
Upson, Nicola: Fear in the Sunlight
Van Why, Artie: That Day In September (A personal remembrance of 9/11)

W - X - Y  

Weesner, Theodore: The Car Thief 
Weiner, Jennifer: Goodnight Nobody 
Weisberger, Lauren: Chasing Harry Winston  
Wiesel, Elie: Night
Winspear, Jaqueline: Elegy For Eddie 
Winters, Ben H.: The Last Policeman
Winters, Ben H.: Countdown City (The Last Policeman II) 
Woodall, Trinny and Susannah Constantine: What Not to Wear [Friday 56 quote]
Yoshimoto, Banana: Asleep 
Yoshimoto, Banana: N.P.
Yu, Ovidia: Aunty Lee's Delights: A Singaporean Mystery  


Zambrano, Mario Alberto: Loteria
Zarrin, Michelle: From My Heart to Yours
Zink, William: Pieta 
Zink, William: Sonnets from the Husband [Friday 56 quote]
Zusak, Markus: The Book Thief (quick thoughts)
Zusak, Markus: I am the Messenger (quick thoughts) 
Zygmont, Jeffrey: I Am Bill Gates's Dog 

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