Review Index by Author

Below is a complete list of the books we’ve reviewed on Shelf Love, alphabetized by author.

A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y, Z


Abbott, Megan: The Fever

Achebe, Chinua: Things Fall Apart

Adams , Poppy : The Sister/The Behaviour of Moths

Addison, Katherine: The Goblin Emperor

Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi: Half of a Yellow Sun (Jenny); Half of a Yellow Sun (Teresa), Purple Hibiscus

Adiga , Aravind : The White Tiger

Aeschylus: The Oresteia

Aickman , Robert : Painted Devils , Cold Hand in Mine

Aiken , Joan : Shadows and Moonshine, The Serial Garden

Alain-Fournier: Le Grand Meaulnes (The Lost Estate)

Alcott, Louisa May: An Old-Fashioned Girl, Little Women, Jack and Jill; An Old-Fashioned Girl

Alexander , Caroline : The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty

Alexie, Sherman: Flight (audio), The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven

Ali , Monica : In the Kitchen

Allende , Isabel : The House of the Spirits (Teresa) , My Invented Country (audio), The House of the Spirits (Jenny)

Allingham , Margery : Mystery Mile , The Gyrth Chalice MysteryPolice at the Funeral, Sweet Danger, Death of a Ghost, Flowers for the Judge, The Case of the Late Pig , Dancers in Mourning, The Fashion in Shrouds, Traitor’s Purse, Coroner’s Pidgin, More Work for the Undertaker, The Tiger in the Smoke,The Beckoning Lady

Alison, Rosie: The Very Thought of You

Ambler, Eric: Journey into Fear

Anderson, Chris (ed.): The Best American Magazine Writing: 2009

Anderson , Laurie Halse : Fever 1793, Catalyst , Speak

Anderson, M. T.: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Vol. 1 (audio), Vol. 2 (audio)

Anonymous (David Ferry, trans.): Gilgamesh (part 1, part 2)

Anonymous (multiple authors, multiple translators): The Sagas of Icelanders

Armstrong, Karen: The Case for God

Ashton, Kalinda: The Danger Game

Aston-Warner, Sylvia: Spinster

Athill, Diana: Stet: An Editor’s Life

Atkinson , Kate : Case Histories (Jenny); Case Histories (audio, Teresa);One Good Turn (Jenny) When Will There Be Good News? (Jenny); Human Croquet (Jenny); Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Teresa), One Good Turn (audio, Teresa), When Will There Be Good News? (audio, Teresa),  Emotionally Weird, Behind the Scenes at the Museum (Jenny), Started Early, Took My Dog, Life After Life, Human Croquet (Teresa)

Atwood , Margaret : Oryx and Crake (Jenny); Oryx and Crake (audio, Teresa); The Year of the Flood , The Robber Bride (reread), Moral Disorder, The Blind Assassin (reread, Teresa), The Blind Assassin (Jenny)

Austen , Jane : Sense and Sensibility (film)Persuasion ; Persuasion (film); Northanger Abbey, Lady Susan, Emma

Ausubel, Ramona: No One Is Here Except All Of Us


Ba, Mariama: So Long a Letter (Une si longue lettre)

Baker, Jo: Longbourn (Teresa), Longbourn (Jenny)

Baker, Nicholson: The Anthologist

Bakewell, Sarah: How to Live: Or, A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer

Baldwin , James : Go Tell It on the Mountain

Balf, Todd: The Darkest Jungle

Ballard, J.G.: Millennium People

Balliett, Blue: Chasing Vermeer (audio)

Banks, Lynne Reid: The L-Shaped Room

Banville , John : The Untouchable

Barker , Pat : Life Class, The Ghost Road

Barlow , Toby : Sharp Teeth

Barnard, Robert: Out of the Blackout

Barnes, Djuna: Nightwood

Barnes , Julian : Flaubert’s Parrot , The Sense of an Ending, The Pedant in the Kitchen

Barrows , Annie : The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (audio)

Barry , Sebastian : The Secret Scripture

Bauby, Jean-Dominique: The Diving-Bell and the Butterfly (Le scaphandre et le papillon)

Bawden , Nina : The Peppermint Pig

Beaton, M.C. : Death of a Gossip (audio), Death of a Cad (audio)

Bechdel, Alison: Fun Home (Jenny), Fun Home and Are You My Mother? (Teresa)

Beha, Christopher: What Happened to Sophie Wilder (Teresa); What Happened to Sophie Wilder (Jenny)

Bemelmans , Ludwig : Hotel Bemelmans

Bennett , Alan : The Uncommon Reader (Jenny); The Uncommon Reader (audio; Teresa)

Benson , E.F. : Queen Lucia, Lucia in London, The Collected Ghost Stories of E.F. Benson, Miss Mapp, Mapp and Lucia, Lucia’s Progress, Trouble for Lucia

Berendt , John : Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil (audio)

Berger , John : From A to X

Bergreen , Laurence : Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu

Berkeley, Anthony: The Poisoned Chocolates CaseBefore the Fact (as Francis Iles)

Bernstein , Paula : Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited

Berridge, Elizabeth: Tell It to a Stranger

Berton , Pierre : Arctic Grail

Bester , Alfred : The Stars My Destination

Bird, Isabella: A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

Birdsall , Jeanne : The Penderwicks The Penderwicks of Gardam StreetThe Penderwicks at Point Mouette

Bishop, Elizabeth: One Art: Letters

Bixby , William : The Impossible Journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton

Black , Benjamin : Christine Falls The Silver Swan (audio)

Black, Holly: Doll Bones

Blount , Roy, Jr. : Alphabet Juice

Blum, Deborah: Ghost Hunters: William James and the Search for Scientific Proof of Life After Death

Bondurant, Matt: The Wettest County in the World

Bonhoeffer, Dietrich: The Cost of Discipleship

Borg , Marcus : The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions, The First Christmas

Borges, Jorge Luis: Collected Fictions (part 1) (part 2) (part 3)

Boston , L.M. : The Children of Green Knowe

Bowen , Elizabeth : The Death of the Heart

Boyle, T.C.: Drop City (abandoned)

Boyne, John: The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (audio)

Braddon, Mary Elizabeth: Lady Audley’s Secret

Bradley , Alan : The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie

Bramah, Ernest: The Wallet of Kai Lung

Braunstein, Sarah: The Sweet Relief of Missing Children

Bray , Libba : A Great and Terrible Beauty

Brontë, Anne: The Tenant of Wildfell Hall, Agnes Grey

Brontë, Charlotte: Shirley, Villette, The Professor

Brontë , Emily : Wuthering Heights (audio)

Brookner, Anita: Hotel Du Lac

Brooks , Geraldine : People of the Book

Brooks, Walter R. : To and Again (Freddy Goes to Florida)

Brown, Peter: The Body and Society

Brownstein, Rachel: Why Jane Austen?

Bryan, Christopher: Siding Star

Buchanan, Cathy Marie: The Day the Falls Stood Still

Buckley , Christopher : Thank You for Smoking

Bulgakov , Mikhail : The Master and Margarita (Jenny);  The Master and Margarita (Teresa)

Bull, Emma: War for the Oaks

Burgess, Anthony: A Clockwork Orange (audio)

Burnett, Frances Hodgson: The Shuttle, The Making of a Marchioness

Butler, Blake: There Is No Year

Butler , Octavia : Fledgling (Teresa); Fledgling (Jenny), Dawn, Parable of the Sower, Parable of the Talents

Byatt , A.S. : The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye , The Matisse Stories , The Children’s Book (Teresa), Ragnarok (Teresa), Ragnarok (Jenny), The Children’s Book (Jenny)

Byrd, Richard: Alone


Cain , James M. : The Postman Always Rings Twice

Cain, Shannon: The Necessity of Certain Behaviors

Cain, Susan: Quiet

Calvino , Italo : If on a winter’s night a traveler (Jenny), Invisible Cities, Cosmicomics, If on a winter’s night a traveler (Teresa), The Baron in the Trees, The Castle of Crossed Destinies

Campbell , Susan : Dating Jesus: A Story of Fundamentalism, Feminism, and the American Girl

Capote , Truman : Breakfast at Tiffany’s

Card , Orson Scott : Ender’s Game (audio) , Speaker for the Dead (audio)

Carey , Ernestine Gilbreth : Cheaper by the Dozen (audio)

Carey, Peter: Parrot and Olivier in America

Carson, Anne: Nox

Carson, Rachel: Silent Spring

Carter, Angela: The Bloody Chamber,The Passion of New Eve, Wise Children

Cathcart, Thomas: Plato and a Platypus Walked into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

Cather, Willa: The Professor’s House

Caudwell, Sarah: The Sybil in Her Grave

Cervantes, Angela: Gaby, Lost and Found

Cervantes, Miguel: Don Quixote (part 1: The Words and the Stories) (part 1: The Madness and the Cruelty) (part 1: Cherchez la Femme) (part 2: Madness, Folly, Lies, and Dreaming) (part 2: Metafictional Monkeyshines) (part 2: “You shall find me a grave man.”)

Chabon , Michael : The Yiddish Policeman’s Union , The Final Solution: A Story of Detection (audio)Maps and Legends , Gentlemen of the Road, Manhood for Amateurs, Telegraph Avenue

Chang, Eileen: Half a Lifelong Romance

Chekhov, Anton: The Cherry Orchard

Cherry-Garrard, Apsley: The Worst Journey in the World

Chesterton, G. K: The Man Who Was Thursday (audio), The Innocence of Father Brown

Chevalier, Tracy : The Lady and the Unicorn

Child, Julia: My Life in France

Chopin , Kate : The Awakening

Ciuraru, Carmela: Nom de Plume

Clark, Kelly James (ed.): Abraham’s Children

Clarke , Susanna : Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (audio)

Coetzee , J.M. : Summertime , Disgrace (audio)

Collins, Francis: The Language of God

Collins , Paul : The Book of William: How Shakespeare’s First Folio Conquered the World , Duel with the Devil

Collins, Warwick: The Sonnets

Collins, Wilkie: Armadale, The Woman in White, No Name (Teresa), No Name (Jenny), The Law and the Lady

Colquhoun , Keith : The Economist Book of Obituaries

Colwin , Laurie : Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object Passion and Affect , Home Cooking, Family Happiness, Happy All the Time

Condé, Maryse: I, Tituba, Black Witch of Salem… (Moi, Tituba, sorcière noire de Salem…)

Cone, Libby: War on the Margins

Connolly, John: Nocturnes

Conrad , Barnaby : 101 Best Scenes Ever Written

Constantine, K.C.: The Rocksburg Railroad Murders, The Man Who Liked to Look At Himself

Cooper, Susan: The Dark is Rising

Cotterill, Colin: The Coroner’s Lunch

Cox , Michael : The Meaning of Night (Teresa); The Glass of Time (Teresa); The Meaning of Night (Jenny); The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories; The Glass of Time (Jenny)

Craven, Margaret: I Heard the Owl Call My Name

Crompton, Richmal: Family Roundabout

Cron, Ian Morgan: Chasing Francis

Crossan, John Dominic: The First Christmas

Crowley , John : Little, Big (Jenny) , The Solitudes, Love and Sleep, Daemonomania, Little, Big (Teresa), Endless Things, Lord Byron’s Novel: The Evening Land, The Translator (Jenny), The Translator (Teresa), Beasts, The Deep, Novelties and Souvenirs, Four Freedoms, Little, Big read-along part 1, part 2 (Jenny)

Cumming, Charles: A Spy by Nature


Dangarembga, Tsitsi: Nervous Conditions

Daniels, Roger: Guarding the Golden Door

Danticat, Edwidge: Breath, Eyes, Memory, Claire of the Sea Light

Dasgupta, Rana: Solo

Datlow , Ellen : Snow White, Blood Red

D’Aulaire, Edgar and Ingri: The D’Aulaires’ Book of Norse Myths, The D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths

de Assis, Machado: The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas, Dom Casmurro (part 1), Dom Casmurro (part 2)

de Caussade, Jean-Pierre, The Sacrament of the Present Moment

de Kretzer , Michelle : The Lost Dog

Delafield, E.M.: The Diary of a Provincial Lady

Delillo, Don: White Noise

Delisle, Guy: Pyongyang

del Toro , Guillermo : The Strain

de Waal, Edmund: The Hare With Amber Eyes

Demick, Barbara: Nothing to Envy

Dennys, Joyce: Henrietta’s War

Dermansky, Marcy: Bad Marie

Desai, Anita: The Artist of Disappearance

DeWitt, Patrick: The Sisters Brothers

Diaz, Junot: This Is How You Lose Her

DiCamillo , Kate : The Tale of Despereaux

Dickens , Charles : Our Mutual Friend (film) Bleak House , Bleak House (film), Nicholas Nickleby, Little Dorrit, Hard Times

Dickens, Monica: Mariana

Didion , Joan : The Year of Magical Thinking

Dinesen , Isak : Out of Africa

Dirda , Michael : Classics for Pleasure

Diska, Jenny: Skating to Antarctica

Doctorow, E.L.: Billy Bathgate

Dodson, Zachary Thomas: Bats of the Republic

Doerr, Anthony: All the Light We Cannot See

Dong-hwa, Kim: The Color of Earth

Doshi, Tishani: The Pleasure Seekers

Dos Passos, John: The 42nd Parallel

Doyle, Arthur Conan: A Study in Scarlet, The Sign of FourThe Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

Dreiser, Theodore: Sister Carrie

Du Bois, W. E. B.: The Souls of Black Folk

Duong Thu Huong: Paradise of the Blind

Dumas, Alexandre (fils): The Count of Monte Cristo

du Maurier , Daphne : Don’t Look Now Jamaica Inn (Jenny), My Cousin Rachel, The Doll: The Lost Short Stories, Jamaica Inn (Teresa)

Duncan, Glen: The Last Werewolf, By Blood We Live, Talulla Rising, The Bloodstone Papers

Dundy, Elaine: The Dud Avocado

Dunnett , Dorothy : House of Niccolò , Niccolò Rising , King Hereafter, The Game of KingsQueens’ Play, The Disorderly Knights, Pawn in Frankincense, The Ringed CastleCheckmate

Duras, Marguerite: The Lover (L’Amant)

Dusi , Isabella : Vanilla Beans and Brodo


Eager, Edward: Half Magic (audio)

Eco , Umberto : Foucault’s Pendulum , The Prague Cemetery, The Name of the Rose 

Eddings, David: The Belgariad, Part I,

Edwards , Kim : The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

Egan , Jennifer : The Keep

Eggers , Dave : What Is the What? (audio)The Circle 

Ehrman, Bart: Forged

Eliot, George: The Mill on the Floss(Teresa); The Mill on the Floss (Jenny), Adam Bede

Ellis, Alice Thomas: The Inn at the Edge of the World

Ellroy , James : L.A. Confidential

Endo, Shusaku: Silence (Jenny); Silence (Teresa), Deep River, Kiku’s Prayer

Enger , Leif : So Brave, Young, and Handsome (audio)

English, Isobel: Every Eye

Enright, Anne: The Gathering, The Forgotten Waltz

Ephron, Nora: Heartburn

Epstein, Joseph: Plausible Prejudices

Erdrich, Louise: Love Medicine, The Painted Drum (audio), The Beet Queen, The Plague of Doves, Tracks, LaRose

Ernaux, Annie: A Woman’s Story (Une femme)

Eugenides , Jeffrey : Middlesex , The Marriage Plot (audio)

Evans, Justin: The White Devil


Fadiman , Anne : Ex Libris

Fallada, Hans: Every Man Dies Alone (Jenny’s review); Every Man Dies Alone (Teresa’s review)

Faulkner, William: As I Lay Dying

Faulks, Sebastian: Birdsong

Favorite, Eileen: The Heroines

Fels, Anna: Necessary Dreams

Ferdowsi, Abolqasem: The Shahnameh (part 1) (part 2)

Fermor, Patrick Leigh: A Time of Gifts (Jenny); A Time of Gifts (Teresa), A Time to Keep Silence

Ferrari-Adler , Jenni : Alone In the Kitchen With an Eggplant

Fforde, Jasper: Shades of Grey

Fine, Cordelia: Delusions of Gender

Fink, Sheri: Five Days at Memorial

Fisher, Dorothy Canfield: The Home-Maker (Teresa), The Home-Maker (Jenny)

Fitzgerald , F. Scott : The Great Gatsby (audio)

Fitzgerald , Penelope : Offshore

Fleming , Peter : One’s Company , News from Tartary, Brazilian Adventure

Fletcher, Susan: Corrag

Flournoy, Angela: The Turner House

Flynn, Gillian: Gone Girl, Sharp Objects, Dark Places

Foer, Jonathan Safran: Everything Is Illuminated

Follett , Ken : The Pillars of the Earth

Ford, Ford Madox: Some Do Not…, No More Parades, A Man Could Stand Up–, The Last Post (Parade’s End, vol 1-4)

Ford , Mackenzie : Gifts of War

Forester , C.S. : Beat to Quarters, Ship of the Line (abandoned)

Forster, E. M.: Howard’s End (reread)

Foulds , Adam : The Quickening Maze

Fox, Kate: Watching the English

Fraction, Matt: Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon

Fraser, George MacDonald: Flashman

Freedman, David H.: Wrong

French, Tana: The Likeness, In the Woods, Faithful Place

Fried, Dinah: Fictitious Dishes

Fry, Stephen: The Ode Less Travelled

Furst , Alan : The Spies of Warsaw, The World at Night, Mission to Paris, Midnight in Europe


Gaiman , Neil : The Absolute Sandman, vol. 3 The Graveyard Book The Absolute Sandman, vol. 4 , Mr. Punch , Coraline (film),Neverwhere (film), Fragile Things, The Ocean at the End of the Lane

Galt, John: The Entail

Galsworthy, John: Awakening; To Let, Indian Summer of a Forsyte; In Chancery, The Man of Property

Gardiner, Juliet: Wartime: Britain 1939-1945

Garner, Helen: The Spare Room, Joe Cinque’s Consolation

Garnett, David: Lady Into Fox

Garnett, Eve: The Family From One End Street

Gaskell , Elizabeth : Cranford North and South, Wives and Daughters , Wives and Daughters (film)

Gavalda, Anna: French Leave

Gawande, Atul: Complications: A Surgeon’s Notes on an Imperfect Science (audio), Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance

Gay, Roxane: Bad Feminist

Gee, Sue: The Mysteries of Glass

Ghosh, Amitav: Sea of Poppies, River of Smoke

Gibbons , Dave : Watchman

Gibbons, Stella: Cold Comfort Farm

Gibson , Tanya Egan : How to Buy a Love of Reading

Gibson, William: Neuromancer

Gilbert, Elizabeth: The Signature of All Things

Gilbert , R.A. : The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories

Gilbreth , Frank : Cheaper by the Dozen (audio)

Giono, Jean: Hill

Gladstone, Brooke: The Influencing Machine

Glass, Julia: The Widower’s Tale

Glass, Lisa: Prince Rupert’s Teardrop

Glauser, Friedrich: In Matto’s Realm

Gogol, Nikolai: Dead Souls (part 1) (part 2)

Gopnik, Adam: Paris to the Moon

Gordon, Jaimy: Lord of Misrule

Goudge , Elizabeth : Linnets and Valerians , The Little White Horse, Island Magic, The Bird in the Tree (Jenny), Pilgrim’s Inn (The Herb of Grace), The Heart of the Family, Green Dolphin Country, The Bird in the Tree (Teresa), A City of Bells, The Rosemary Tree, The White Witch, The Middle Window

Gracq, Julien: Le roi pecheur (The Fisher King)

Grandin , Temple : Animals Make Us Human (audio)

Grann, David: The Lost City of Z

Grant, Linda: We Had It So Good

Graves, Robert: I, Claudius

Green , Henry : Loving

Greene , Graham : The Heart of the Matter , The End of the Affair (Teresa), The End of the Affair (Jenny)

Greer , Andrew Sean : The Story of a Marriage

Gregory , Philippa : The Boleyn Inheritance

Griffin , John Howard : Black Like Me

Grimes, Martha: The Train Now Departing

Groff , Lauren : The Monsters of Templeton, Fates and Furies

Grosz, Stephen: The Examined Life

Gruen , Sara : Water for Elephants (audio)


Haddawy, Husein (trans) and Muhsin Mahdi (ed.): The Arabian Nights

Haig, Matt: The Radleys

Hall, Sarah: The Beautiful Indifference, How to Paint a Dead Man

Hammesfahr, Petra: The Lie

Hand, Elizabeth: Mortal Love

Hanif , Mohammed : A Case of Exploding Mangoes

Hannah, Sophie: Little Face

Harding, Georgina: Painter of Silence

Hardy , Thomas : Far from the Madding Crowd , Jude the Obscure, The Return of the Native, The Mayor of Casterbridge, The Well-Beloved, Under the Greenwood Tree, Desperate Remedies

Harkaway, Nick: Tigerman (Teresa), The Gone-Away World, Tigerman (Jenny)

Harkness, Deborah: A Discovery of Witches

Harris , Joanne : Gentlemen and Players (audio)

Harris, John Norman: The Weird World of Wes Beattie

Harrison, A.S.A: The Silent Wife

Harrison, Jim: The English Major

Harrod-Eagles , Cynthia : The Founding (Morland Dynasty #1), The Dark Rose (Morland Dynasty #2), The Princeling (Morland Dynasty #3), The Oak Apple (Morland Dynasty #4), The Black Pearl (Morland Dynasty #5), The Long Shadow (Morland Dynasty #6) , The Chevalier (Morland Dynasty #7), The Maiden (Morland Dynasty #8) , The Flood-Tide (Morland Dynasty #9) , The Tangled Thread (Morland Dynasty #10), The Emperor (Morland Dynasty #11) , The Victory (Morland Dynasty #12), The Regency (Morland Dynasty #13), The Campaigners (Morland Dynasty #14), The Reckoning (Morland Dynasty #15), The Devil’s Horse (Morland Dynasty #16), The Poison Tree (Morland Dynasty #17), The Abyss (Morland Dynasty #18), The Hidden Shore (Morland Dynasty #19), The Winter Journey (Morland Dynasty #20), The Outcast (Morland Dynasty #21), The Mirage (Morland Dynasty #22), The Cause (Morland Dynasty #23), The Homecoming (Morland Dynasty #24), The Question (Morland Dynasty #25), The Dream Kingdom (Morland Dynasty #26), The Restless Sea (Morland Dynasty #27), The White Road (Morland Dynasty #28), The Burning Roses (Morland Dynasty #29), The Measure of Days (Morland Dynasty #30), The Foreign Field (Morland Dynasty #31), The Fallen Kings (Morland Dynasty #32), The Dancing Years (Morland Dynasty #33), The Winding Road (Morland Dynasty #34), The Phoenix (Morland Dynasty #35)

Hartley, L. P.: The Go-Between

Hartnett , Sonya : Surrender, Thursday’s Child, Butterfly

Haruf, Kent: Our Souls at Night

Harvey , Samantha : The Wilderness

Harwood , John : The Ghost Writer, The Seance

Haskell, David George: The Forest Unseen

Hatmaker, Jen: 7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess

Hawking , Stephen : The Universe in a Nutshell

Hawkins, Alis: Testament (Teresa), Testament (Jenny)

Hay, Daisy: Young Romantics

Hays, Mary: Memoirs of Emma Courtney

Head, Bessie: A Question of Power

Hébert , Anne : Kamouraska

Heinlein , Robert : Citizen of the Galaxy

Heiny, Katherine: Single, Carefree, Mellow

Heller, Zoe: What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal

Hemingway , Ernest : The Sun Also Rises, A Moveable Feast

Hessler , Peter : Oracle Bones

Hesterman, Oran: Fair Food

Heyer , Georgette : Cotillion (Jenny), A Civil Contract, Cotillion (Teresa), The Unknown Ajax, The Talisman Ring

Hiaasen, Carl: Star Island

Higashino, Keigo: The Devotion of Suspect X

Highsmith, Patricia: The Glass Cell, The Blunderer

Hill , Joe : Heart-Shaped Box , Twentieth-Century Ghosts, NOS4A2

Hill, Reginald: The Woodcutter

Hill , Susan : The Various Haunts of Men

Hill, Tobias: The Hidden

Hillenbrand, Laura: Seabiscuit

Hinchcliffe, Sally: Out of a Clear Sky

Hoban, Russell: The Mouse and His Child

Hochgatterer, Paulus: The Sweetness of Life

Høeg, Peter: Smilla’s Sense of Snow

Hoffman, Cara: So Much Pretty

Hoffmann, E.T.A.: Weird Tales, vol. 1, The Golden Pot

Hogan, Linda: Solar Storms

Hogg, James: The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner

Holland, Tom: Persian Fire

Holmqvist , Ninni : The Unit

Homer: The Iliad, (Books 1-8), (Books 9-16), (Books 17-24); The Odyssey, (books 1-12), (books 13-24)

Hopkirk , Peter : Foreign Devils on the Silk Road , Trespassers on the Roof of the World, Like Hidden Fire, The Great Game

Horn, Stacy: Waiting for My Cats to Die

Hornbacher , Marya : Madness: A Bipolar Life

Hornby , Nick : Slam , About a Boy , Juliet, Naked, The Polysyllabic Spree

Horowitz, Anthony: The House of Silk

Hougan, Carolyn: Shooting in the Dark , The Romeo Flag

Hoult, Norah: There Were No Windows

Houston, Jeanne Wakatsuki and James D.: Farewell to Manzanar

Howe , Katherine : The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane

Hughes , Richard : A High Wind in Jamaica

Humbert , Agnes : Resistance (Jenny); Resistance (audio; Teresa)

Hunt , Samantha : The Invention of Everything Else, Mr. Splitfoot

Hurston, Zora Neale: Their Eyes Were Watching God

Huxley , Aldous : Brave New World (audio)


Iacovetta, Franca: Gatekeepers

Ibbotson, Eva: Which Witch?

Idibly, Ranya: The Faith Club

Ignatius, David: Bloodmoney (abandoned)

Iles, Francis: Before the FactThe Poisoned Chocolates Case (as Anthony Berkeley), Malice Aforethought

Innes, Michael: Seven Suspects, Lament for a Maker, Hamlet, Revenge!

Ironside , Elizabeth : A Very Private Enterprise

Irwin, Robert: The Arabian Nights: A Companion

Isherwood, Christopher: The World in the Evening

Ishiguro , Kazuo : Never Let Me Go (audio) , When We Were Orphans (audio)The Buried Giant


Jackson, Shirley: We Have Always Lived in the Castle, Let Me Tell You, Hangsaman

James , M.R. : Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories , The Haunted Doll’s House and Other Ghost Stories, Casting the Runes and Other Ghost Stories 

James, Marlon: The Book of Night Women (audio; Teresa), The Book of Night Women (Jenny)

James , P.D. : The Lighthouse , Children of Men, Talking About Detective Fiction

James , Henry : The Portrait of a Lady

Jamison, Leslie: The Empathy Exams

Janzen, Rhoda: Mennonite in a Little Black Dress

Japrisot, Sebastien: Piege pour Cendrillon (Trap for Cinderella)

Jarrell, Randall: Pictures From an Institution, The Animal Family, Kipling, Auden & Co., The Bat-Poet, A Sad Heart at the Supermarket, Poetry and the Age

Jemisin, N. K.: The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms

Jensen, Barbara: Reading Classes: On Culture and Classism in America

Jensen , Liz : The Rapture

Jerome , Jerome K. : Three Men in a Boat

Johnson, Adam: The Orphan Master’s Son

Jones , Diana Wynne : The Game, The Merlin Conspiracy, Aunt Maria, Fire and Hemlock, Howl’s Moving Castle, Dark Lord of Derkholm

Jones , Lloyd : Mister Pip

Jones, Sadie: The Uninvited Guests (Teresa), The Uninvited Guests (Jenny)

Joss, Morag: Funeral Music

Jungerson, Christian: The Exception

Just, Ward: The Weather in Berlin


Kane, Cheikh Hamidou: Ambiguous Adventure

Karnezis, Panos: The Convent

Kästner, Eric: Emil and the Detectives

Katsu, Alma: The Taker

Kay, Guy Gavriel: The Summer Tree

Kaye, M.M.: The Ordinary Princess

Keane, Molly: Good Behaviour

Kearsley, Susanna: Mariana, The Rose Garden 

Keller, Helen: The Story of My Life

Kemper, Steve: A Labyrinth of Kingdoms

Kent, Kathleen: Wolves of Andover (abandoned)

Kerouac , Jack : On the Road

Kerr, Jean: Jenny Kissed Me

Kerr, Philip: March Violets (Berlin Noir)

Keun, Irmgard: After Midnight

Kierkegaard, Søren: A Kierkegaard Anthology

Kim, Suki: Without You, There Is No Us

Kimmel, Haven: A Girl Named Zippy

Kincaid, Jamaica: A Small Place (Teresa), A Small Place (Jenny)

King, Laurie R. : Touchstone The Language of Bees (Jenny), The God of the Hive (Jenny), The Language of Bees/The God of the Hive (Teresa), Beekeeping for Beginners, Pirate King, Garment of Shadows, The Bones of Paris (Teresa), The Bones of Paris (Jenny), The Murder of Mary Russell

King, Stephen : Duma Key , The Colorado Kid (audio) , Just After Sunset, Four Past Midnight, Misery, The Dark Half, Under the Dome, Full Dark, No Stars, The Gunslinger, The Drawing of the Three, The Waste Lands, Wizard and Glass, Wolves of the Calla, Song of Susannah, The Dark Tower, 11/22/63, Everything’s Eventual, It, Mr. Mercedes, Doctor Sleep, Joyland, Finders Keepers

Kingsolver, Barbara : Animal, Vegetable, Miracle

Kipling, Rudyard: Kim (audio), Puck of Pook’s Hill

Klein, Daniel: Plato and a Platypus Walked into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

Knapp , Caroline : Appetites: Why Women Want

Kogawa, Joy: Obasan

Kolata, Gina: Rethinking Thin

Kpomassie, Tété-Michel: An African in Greenland

Krakauer, Jon: Into The Wild

Krauss , Nicole : The History of Love , Great House

Kundera, Milan: The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Kynaston, David: Family Britain, 1951–1957


Lace, Kate: The Chalet Girl

Lahiri, Jhumpa: Interpreter of Maladies, The Lowland

Lalami, Laila: Secret Son

Lamb , Charles : Essays of Elia

Lamott, Anne: Blue Shoe, Some Assembly Required (Teresa), Traveling Mercies, Stitches, Some Assembly Required (Jenny), Imperfect Birds

Lanagan, Margo: Tender Morsels, Black Juice

Lane, Harlan: The Wild Boy of Aveyron

Lansing, Alfred: Endurance

Larkin , Alison : The English American

Larsson , Steig : The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Laski, Marghanita: The Village

Lawson, Jenny: Let’s Pretend This Never Happened

Laye, Camara: The Dark Child (L’enfant noir) (Jenny); The Dark Child (Teresa)

Lear , Linda : Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature

Leblanc, Maurice: Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Thief

Le Carre, John: The Constant Gardener (audio)

Lee, Chang-rae: A Gesture Life

Lee, Janice Y.K.:  The Piano Teacher (audio)

Le Guin, Ursula: The Left Hand of Darkness

Lehane , Dennis : Gone, Baby, Gone (film) , Shutter Island (audio)

Lehmann, Rosamond: Invitation to the Waltz

Lessing , Doris : Alfred and Emily, Under My Skin

Lever , James : Me Cheeta

Levin, Ira: A Kiss Before Dying

Levy, Andrea: Small Island (Teresa), Small Island (Jenny)

Levy, Deborah: Swimming Home

Levin , Ira : Stepford Wives , A Kiss Before Dying (audio)

Lewis , C.S. : The Great Divorce (Jenny), Till We Have Faces, The Great Divorce (Teresa’s review)

Lewis, Sinclair: Babbitt

Lieber, Ron: The Opposite of Spoiled

Lipman, Elinor: The Family Man

Lippman , Laura : What the Dead Know (abandoned) ; What the Dead Know (take two)

Llosa, Mario Vargas: The Feast of the Goat

Locke, Attica: Black Water Rising, The Cutting Season (Teresa), The Cutting Season (Jenny)

Lopate , Philip : The Art of the Personal Essay

Lovell , Mary S. : The Sisters

Lowry , Lois : The Giver, The Willoughbys

Luiselli, Valeria: The Story of My Teeth

Luxenberg , Steve : Annie’s Ghosts


MacDonald, George: The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories

Macdonald, Helen: H Is for Hawk

MacQuarrie, Kim: The Last Days of the Incas

Madonna, Paul: All Over Coffee, Everything Is Its Own Reward

Maguire , Gregory : Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister

Maksik, Alexander: You Deserve Nothing

Malcolm, Janet: The Silent Woman, The Journalist and the Murderer

Malet, Léo: 120, rue de la Gare

Malraux , André : Les Noyers de l’Altenburg (The Walnut Trees of Altenburg)

Mankell, Henning: Sidetracked (audio), The Fifth Woman

Mankowitz, Wolf: A Kid for Two Farthings

Mann , Charles C. : 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus

Mantel , Hilary : Wolf Hall (Teresa), Bring Up the Bodies (Teresa), Bring Up the Bodies (Jenny), Wolf Hall (Jenny)

Márai, Sándor: Embers

Margolick, David: Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock (Teresa), Elizabeth and Hazel: Two Women of Little Rock (Jenny)

Márquez , Gabriel García : Love in the Time of Cholera (Teresa), Love in the Time of Cholera (Jenny), One Hundred Years of Solitude

Marsh, Ngaio: A Man Lay Dead, The Nursing-Home Murder, Enter a Murderer

Martel, Yann: Life of Pi

Martin, James: The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything, Between Heaven and Mirth, A Jesuit Off-Broadway

Martin , Steve : Born Standing Up (audio)

Masefield , John : The Box of Delights

Masters , Edgar Lee : Spoon River Anthology

Matar, Hisham: Anatomy of a Disappearance

Maugham , W. Somerset : Cakes and AleThe Moon and Sixpence

Maurois, Andre: Climates

Mawer , Simon : The Glass Room , Trapeze

Max, D.T. : The Family That Couldn’t Sleep (audio)

McBain , Ed : Cop Hater, Doll, Lullaby

McBride, Eimar: A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing

McCann, Colum: Let the Great World Spin

McCarry , Charles : The Last Supper The Miernik Dossier, Shelley’s Heart, Bride of the Wilderness, Second Sight, Old Boys, Christopher’s Ghosts

McCarthy , Cormac : No Country for Old Men (audio), The Road, Blood Meridian

McCleery, William: Wolf Story

McCloud, Scott: Understanding Comics

McClure, Wendy: The Wilder Life

McDermid , Val : A Place of Execution (film)

McEwan , Ian : On Chesil Beach (audio, Teresa), Amsterdam, On Chesil Beach(Jenny) 

McGrath , Patrick : Asylum (Teresa), Asylum (Jenny), Trauma

McGregor, Jon: Even the Dogs, So Many Ways to BeginThis Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You: Stories (Teresa), This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You (Jenny)

McKay, Hilary: Saffy’s Angel, Indigo’s Star, Binny for Short, Caddy Ever After, Permanent Rose

McLaren, Brian: A New Kind of Christianity

McLain, Paula: The Paris Wife

McMahon, Jennifer: Don’t Breathe a Word

McPherson, William: Testing the Current

Meacham, Jon: American Gospel

Mendelsohn, Daniel: The Lost: a Search for Six of Six Million

Mengestu, Dinaw: All Our Names

Mérimée , Prosper : A Slight Misunderstanding

Metaxas, Eric: Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery

Miéville, China: The City & The City (abandoned), Railsea

Miles, Jonathan: Dear American Airlines (audio)

Miles, Sara: Take This Bread

Millar, Mark: Civil War: A Marvel Comics Event

Millhauser , Steven : The King in the Tree Dangerous Laughter

Milton, John: Paradise Lost

Mishima, Yukio: The Sound of Waves

Mistry, Rohinton: Family Matters

Mitchell, David: The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet, Black Swan Green, Slade House

Mitford , Nancy : The Pursuit of Love

Moaveni , Azadeh : Lipstick Jihad

Modiano, Patrick: So You Don’t Get Lost in the Neighborhood

Moehringer , J.R. : The Tender Bar

Moltmann, Jürgen: The Crucified God

Momaday, N. Scott: House Made of Dawn

Montalban, Manuel Vasquez: Tattoo

Montgomery, Lucy Maud: Jane of Lantern Hill, The Blue Castle

Moon, Fábio and Gabriel Bá: Daytripper

Moore , Alan : Watchman

Moore , Lorrie : Birds of America

Moore, Terry: Strangers in Paradise (Volumes 1 and 2)

Moran, Caitlin: How to Be a Woman

Morgan, Jude: The Taste of Sorrow

Morgan, Sally: My Place

Morrison, Toni: The Bluest Eye, Jazz, Home

Morton , H.V. : In Search of London

Morton, Kate: The Distant Hours (audio)

Mourlevat, Jean-Claude: Winter’s End

Moyes, Jojo: Me Before You

Muir , John : Travels in Alaska

Mukherjee, Bharati: Miss New India

Mullan, John: What Matters in Jane Austen?

Mullen, Thomas: The Revisionists

Munro, Alice: The Love of a Good Woman

Murakami , Haruki : After Dark (audio) , What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (audio)

Murakami, Ryu: Popular Hits of the Showa Era

Murasaki, Lady: The Tale of Genji (part 1) (part 2)


Nabokov, Vladimir: Pale Fire (Jenny), Pnin, Lolita, Invitation to a Beheading, Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, Pale Fire (Teresa), King, Queen, Knave, The Real Life of Sebastian Knight

Nagel, Susan: Mistress of the Elgin Marbles

Narayan, R. K.: The Guide

Nasr, Seyyed Hossein:The Heart of Islam

Nayman , Shira : Awake in the Dark

Némirovsky, Irène: The Wine of Solitude

Nesbo, Jo: The Redbreast, Midnight Sun

Ngugi wa Thiong’o: Petals of Blood 

Niven , Jennifer : The Ice Master

Norman, Howard: Devotion

Norris, Kathleen: Acedia and Me

Noueihed, Lin: The Battle for the Arab Spring

Nouwen, Henri: A Spirituality of Living, Life of the Beloved


O’Brian, Patrick: Master and Commander, Post Captain, HMS Surprise, The Mauritius Command, Desolation Island, The Fortune of War, The Surgeon’s Mate, The Ionian Mission, The Letter of Marque

O’Connor, Flannery: A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories (Teresa), Everything That Rises Must Converge, A Good Man is Hard to Find and Other Stories (Jenny)

Oates, Joyce Carol: A Widow’s Story

O’Dell, Scott: Island of the Blue Dolphins

Ōe, Kenzaburō: Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids

O’Farrell , Margaret : The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

O’Hagan, Andrew: Be Near Me (audio)

Okri, Ben: The Famished Road

Oliver , Mary : New and Selected Poems: Vol. 2

Oliver, Suzanne: The Faith Club

Opie, Amelia Alderson: Adeline Mowbray

Orringer, Julie: How To Breathe Underwater

Ortberg, Mallory: Texts from Jane Eyre

Orwell , George : 1984 (audio) , Down and Out in Paris and London

Ostler, Nicholas: Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World

Ovid: Metamorphoses, Books 1-5, Books 6-10, Books 11-15

Owens, Iris: After Claude

Oyeyemi, Helen: White Is for Witching, Mr. Fox, The Icarus Girl, What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours

Oyono, Ferdinand: Houseboy (Une vie de boy)

Ozick , Cynthia : The Puttermesser Papers, Levitation, The Messiah of Stockholm


Packer, ZZ: Drinking Coffee Elsewhere

Pakenham, Thomas: The Scramble for Africa

Palahniuk, Chuck: Fight Club

Palin , Michael : Himalaya (audio)

Pargeter, Edith: The Heaven Tree

Parisi, Joseph and Katherine Welton, eds: 100 Essential Modern Poems by Women

Park , David : Swallowing the Sun

Parker , Robert : Rough Weather

Pascoe, Jim and Tom Fassbender (“Dashiell Loveless”): By the Balls

Patchett , Ann : Bel Canto

Peace, David: Nineteen Seventy-Four

Peacock, Thomas Love: Crotchet Castle

Peake, Mervyn: The Gormenghast Novels

Pears , Tim : In the Place of Fallen Leaves

Peck, Richard: A Year Down Yonder

Peck, Winifred: House-Bound

Penny, Louise: Still Life, The Cruelest Month

Pepys, Samuel:  The Diary of Samuel Pepys

Perec, Georges: A Void

Perotta , Tom : The Abstinence Teacher , The Leftovers

Petterson, Per: To Siberia

Phinn, Gervase: The Other Side of the Dale

Picardie , Justine : Daphne

Piñeiro, Claudia: Thursday Night Widows

Pittard, Hannah: The Fates Will Find Their Way

Plath, Sylvia: Ariel: The Restored Edition

Plotz, David: The Genius Factory

Poblete, Pati Navalta: The Oracles: My Filipino Grandparents in America

Pollan , Michael : The Omnivore’s Dilemma (Jenny); The Omnivore’s Dilemma (audio; Teresa); In Defense of Food (audio)

Pope, Elizabeth Marie: The Perilous Gard

Powell, Dawn: The Golden Spur

Powell, Gretchen: Terra

Powers, J.F.: Morte d’Urban

Pratchett, Terry: The Wee Free Men, A Hat Full of Sky

Preston, Richard: The Hot Zone

Price, Richard: The Whites 

Prose, Francine: Reading Like a Writer (audio)

Prothero, Stephen: Religious Literacy (audio)

Proulx, Annie: The Shipping News

Pulitzer , Lisa : Stolen Innocence

Pulkkinen, Riika: True

Pym , Barbara : Excellent Women (Jenny),  A Few Green Leaves, Excellent Women (Teresa)


Quammen, David: The Flight of the Iguana, Song of the Dodo

Queneau, Raymond: Exercises de Style


Radcliffe, Ann: The Romance of the Forest, The Italian

Rakha , Naseem : The Crying Tree

Rathbone, Belinda: The Guynd

Rayne, Sarah: Roots of Evil

Read, Piers Paul: Alive

Reichl , Ruth : Comfort Me with Apples (audio)

Reid, Alastair: Ounce Dice Trice

Reisen, Harriet: Louisa May Alcott

Remarque , Erich Marie : All Quiet on the Western Front

Renault, Mary: The King Must Die

Rendell , Ruth : The Killing Doll (Jenny), The Rottweiler , The Minotaur , Thirteen Steps Down , Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (audio) , Tigerlily’s OrchidsThe Killing Doll (Teresa), The Child’s Child

Resch, Elyse: Intuitive Eating

Revoyr, Nina: The Age of Dreaming

Robinson , Marilynne : Gilead (audio)Home (Teresa); Home (Jenny); Housekeeping, When I Was a Child I Read Books (Teresa); When I Was a Child I Read Books (Jenny), Lila (Teresa), Lila (Jenny)

Robotham, Michael: Bleed For Me

Roethke, Theodore: Words for the Wind: the Collected Verse of Theodore Roethke

Roffey, Monique: The White Woman on the Green Bicycle (Teresa); The White Woman on the Green Bicycle (Jenny)

Rollins, Peter: The Idolatry of God

Ronson, Jon: The Men Who Stare at Goats (audio), The Psychopath Test

Roth, Joseph: The Tale of the 1002nd Night

Rowell, Rainbow: Eleanor and Park

Roy , Gabrielle : The Road Past Altamont

Rubio, Mary Henley: Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings

Rushdie , Salman : The Enchantress of Florence, Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights

Ruskin, John: On Art and Life

Russell, Karen: St. Lucy’s Home for Girls Raised by Wolves

Russell , Mary Doria : A Thread of Grace , The Sparrow


Sabato, Ernesto: The Tunnel

Sacco, Joe: Journalism

Saki: Reginald

Salih, Tayeb: Season of Migration to the North

Samatar, Sofia: A Stranger in Olondria

Samet , Elizabeth : Soldier’s Heart

Sanders, Scott Russell: Staying Put

Sansom, C.J.: Dissolution

Saramago , José : The Double , Blindness , All the Names , Small Memories, The Tale of the Unknown Island

Sarraute, Nathalie: Enfance (Childhood)

Satrapi , Marjane : The Complete Persepolis (Teresa); Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood (Jenny)

Saunders, George: Tenth of December (Jenny), Tenth of December (Teresa), In Persuasion Nation

Savage, Sam: Glass

Sayers, Dorothy L.: Creed or Chaos?

Schenkel, Andrea Maria: The Murder Farm

Sedaris, David: When You Are Engulfed in Flames (audio)

See, Lisa: Shanghai Girls

Sembene, Ousmane: God’s Bits of Wood

Sepinwall, Alan: The Revolution Was Televised

Sepúlveda, Luis: The Shadow of What We Were

Seth: Clyde Fans

Seth, Vikram: Two Lives, A Suitable Boy, From Heaven Lake

Shaffer , Mary Ann : The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (audio)

Shanker, Wendy: The Fat Girl’s Guide to Life

Shapton, Leanne: Important Artifacts and Personal Property from the Collection of Lenore Dooland and Harold Morris

Shein , Elyse : Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited

Shepherd, Lynn: A Treacherous Likeness

Shields, Carol: Jane Austen

Shikibu, Murasaki: The Tale of Genji (abridged)

Shippey, Tom (Ed.): The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 1, 2, 3

Shonagon , Sei : The Pillow Book

Shoneyin, Lola: The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives

Shors , John : Beneath a Marble Sky

Shriver, Lionel: So Much for That, The New Republic

Siddons , Anne Rivers : The House Next Door

Silko, Leslie Marmon: Ceremony

Simenon, Georges: Maigret et le voleur paresseux (Maigret and the Lazy Burglar), Le port des brumes (Death of a Harbormaster). Red Lights

Simmonds , Posy : Gemma Bovery, Tamara Drewe

Simmons , Dan : The Terror

Skibsrud, Johanna: The Sentimentalists

Skurnick, Lizzie: Shelf Discovery

Slater , Lauren : Opening Skinner’s Box

Slaughter, Karin: Martin Misunderstood (audio), Cop Town

Slavnikova, Olga: 2017 (abandoned)

Sleator , William : The Boy Who Reversed Himself

Sloan, Robin: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

Smith, Ali: There but for the, Girl Meets Boy, The Accidental

Smith , Tom Rob : Child 44 (Teresa), Child 44 (Jenny)

Smith , Zadie : White Teeth (Jenny); White Teeth (Teresa)

Smythe, James: The Explorer

Söderberg, Hjalmar: Doctor Glas (Jenny);Doctor Glas(Teresa)

Sōseki, Natsume: I Am a CatThe Gate

Soskice, Janet: The Sisters of Sinai  (Jenny); The Sisters of Sinai (Teresa)

Spark , Muriel : Aiding and Abetting (audio)

Speller, Elizabeth: The Return of Captain John Emmett

Spencer-Fleming, Julia: In the Bleak Midwinter (Teresa), In the Bleak Midwinter (Jenny), A Fountain Filled with Blood

Spillane , Mickey : Kiss Me, Deadly ; Kiss Me, Deadly (film)

Spillman, Rob (ed.): Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing

Spitz , Bob : The Beatles: The Biography (audio)

Spykman, E.C.: A Lemon and a Star, The Wild Angel, Terrible, Horrible Edie, Edie on the Warpath

Stall , Sam : 100 Cats Who Changed Civilization

Stamm, Peter: We’re Flying

Stead, Christina: The Man Who Loved Children

Stead, Rebecca: When You Reach Me

Steindl-rast, David: Deeper Than Words: Living the Apostles’ Creed

Steinbeck, John: Travels with Charley

Stephenson , Neal : Snow Crash

Stevenson, D.E.: Miss Buncle’s Book, Miss Buncle Married

Stewart, Mary: The Ivy Tree

Stewart , Trenton Lee : The Mysterious Benedict Society, The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey

Stiefvater, Maggie: The Raven Boys, The Dream Thieves, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, The Scorpio Races (Teresa), The Scorpio Races (Jenny), The Raven King 

Story, Kate: Blasted

Stout, Martha: The Sociopath Next Door

Strachan, Mari: The Earth Hums in B-Flat

Stratton-Porter , Gene : A Girl of the Limberlost (Jenny), The Keeper of the Bees, A Girl of the Limberlost (Teresa)

Straub , Peter : Magic Terror , Houses Without Doors , Poe’s Children

Stroud, Jonathan: The Amulet of Samarkand (audio), The Golem’s Eye (audio), Ptolemy’s Gate (audio)

Strout, Elizabeth: My Name Is Lucy Barton

Strugatsky, Arkady and Boris: Roadside Picnic

Stuart, Julia: The Tower, the Zoo, and the Tortoise (abandoned)

Suarez, Ray: The Holy Vote: The Politics of Faith in America

Summerscale, Kate: Mrs. Robinson’s Disgrace

Süskind , Patrick : Perfume

Sutin, Jack and Rochelle: Jack and Rochelle: A Holocaust Story of Love and Resistance

Sweet, Victoria: God’s Hotel

Swift, Katherine: The Morville Hours


Tadjo, Véronique: Queen Pokou (Reine Pokou)

Tagore, Radmindranath: The Home and the World

Tan, Shaun: The Arrival

Tanizaki, Jun’ichirō: Some Prefer Nettles

Tartt, Donna: The Secret History

Tatar, Maria: Off With Their Heads!

Taylor, Andrew: Caroline Minuscule, Waiting for the End of the World, Our Fathers’ Lies

Taylor, Daniel: The Myth of Certainty

Taylor, Elizabeth: Angel

Taylor , Mildred : Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry

Tec, Nechama: Defiance

Temple, Peter: Truth

Tey , Josephine : The Daughter of Time

Theroux, Marcel: Far North

Thirkell, Angela: High Rising, Wild Strawberries, August Folly, Summer Half

Thompson, Charles: Spirits of Just Men

Thompson , Craig : Blankets , Good-bye, Chunky Rice

Thompson, Jim: The Killer Inside Me

Thornton, Rosy: Crossed Wires, The Tapestry of Love

Tiptree, Jr., James: Her Smoke Rose Up Forever

Tobin , Betsy : Ice Land

Toews, Miriam: Irma Voth

Tóibín , Colm : Brooklyn, The Blackwater Lightship

Tolkien, J. R. R.: The Hobbit, The Fellowship of the Ring, Part 1, Part 2, The Two Towers 1, 2, The Return of the King, The Children of Hurin

Tolstoy , Leo : War and Peace

Toltz , Steve : A Fraction of the Whole

Tomalin, Claire: Samuel Pepys: The Unequalled Self, Thomas Hardy

Traister, Rebecca: All the Single Ladies

Tribole, Evelyn: Intuitive Eating

Trillin, Calvin: Floater

Trollope , Anthony : The Way We Live Now (Teresa), Barchester Towers , He Knew He Was Right, The Eustace Diamonds, Doctor Thorne, Framley Parsonage, The Way We Live Now (part 1), (part 2) (Jenny), The Last Chronicle of Barset, The Small House at Allington, Can You Forgive Her? , Phineas Finn, The Eustace Diamonds 

Tucker, Todd: The Great Starvation Experiment

Turnbull , Sarah : Almost French


Uglow, Jenny: The Lunar Men

Undset , Sigrid : Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wreath , Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wife , Kristin Lavransdatter: The Cross

Updike , John : Rabbit, Run

Upson , Nicola : An Expert in Murder


Vaill , Amanda : Everybody Was So Young

Van Leeuwen, Joke: Eep!

Vargas, Fred: L’homme aux cercles bleus (The Chalk Circle Man), L’homme à l’envers (Seeking Whom He May Devour)

Vaughan , Brian : Pride of Baghdad

Vickers, Salley: Dancing Backwards

Vine , Barbara : The Minotaur, The Child’s Child 

Virgil: The Aeneid (books 1-6), The Aeneid (books 7-12)

von Arnim , Elizabeth : The Enchanted April (Jenny), The Enchanted April (audio; Teresa)

Vonnegut, Kurt: Slaughterhouse Five (audio)

Vowell, Sarah: The Partly Cloudy Patriot (audio)


Waid, Mark: Superman: Birthright

Wall , Elissa : Stolen Innocence

Wallace , David Foster : Infinite Jest, Consider the Lobster, Oblivion

Walls, Jeannette: The Glass Castle (audio, Teresa), The Glass Castle (Jenny)

Walsh, Helen: Once Upon a Time in England

Walsh, Jill Paton: Lapsing

Walter, Jess: The Financial Lives of the Poets

Walton, Jo: Farthing, Ha’penny, Half a Crown, Tooth and Claw (Teresa), Tooth and Claw (Jenny), Among Others

Wang, Val: Beijing Bastard

Ward, Katie: Girl Reading

Warner, Priscilla: The Faith Club

Warren, Alex: The Battle for the Arab Spring

Waters , Sarah : The Little Stranger , Fingersmith, The Night Watch (Teresa), The Night Watch (Jenny), Affinity, The Paying Guests, Tipping the Velvet

Watson, Winifred: Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (audio)

Waugh , Evelyn : Brideshead Revisited (audio)

Weaver, Lila Quintera: Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White

Weber, Katharine: Triangle

Webster, Jean: Daddy-Long-Legs

Weil , Jiří : Life with a Star

Weil, Simone: Waiting for God

Weiner , Jennifer : Good in Bed (audio), Best Friends Forever

Wein, Elizabeth: Code Name Verity

Weir , Alison : The Children of Henry VIII , The Lady Elizabeth , The Captive Queen

Welsh, Louise: Naming the Bones

Wentworth, Patricia: Grey Mask

West, Rebecca: The Return of the Soldier, The Fountain Overflows (Teresa), The Fountain Overflows (Jenny)

Wharton, Edith: The Custom of the Country

Whipple, Dorothy: Someone at a Distance

White, Antonia: Frost in May

Willett , Jincy : Jenny and the Jaws of Life , The Writing Class

Williams , Marjorie : The Woman at the Washington Zoo

Williams, Rowan: The Lion’s World

Williams, Tennessee: The Night of the Iguana

Willingham , Bill : Fables (1-11), Fables 12: The Dark Ages. Fables 14–16 (Teresa), Fables 4-7 and 1001 Nights of SnowfallFables 8-13 (Jenny), Fables 14-18 (Jenny)

Willis , Connie : Bellwether (Jenny), Miracle and Other Christmas Stories , Inside Job , The Winds of Marble Arch , Remake , Impossible Things , Fire Watch, Blackout, To Say Nothing of the Dog, All Clear, Doomsday Book, All About Emily, Bellwether (Teresa)

Wilson, Ethel: Hetty Dorval

Windling , Terri : Snow White, Blood Red

Winspear , Jacqueline : Pardonable Lies (audio)

Winterson, Jeanette: The Gap of Time

Wodehouse, P.G.: Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves (audio), My Man Jeeves (audio)

Wolfe, Gene: The Best of Gene Wolfe

Wolfe, Tom: The Right Stuff

Wolff , Tobias : Old School , Our Story Begins

Wolitzer, Meg: The Uncoupling

Wood, Maryrose: The Incorrigible Children of Ashton Place: The Mysterious Howling

Woodson, Jacqueline: Hush, Feathers (audio), Locomotion

Woolf, Virginia: Three Guineas, The Waves, To the Lighthouse, The Voyage Out

Woolrich, Cornell: The Bride Wore Black

Wordsworth, Dorothy: Life at Grasmere

Wright , N.T. : The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions, Surprised By Hope

Wroe , Ann : The Economist Book of Obituaries

Wurtzel , Elizabeth : Prozac Nation

Wyndham , John : The Day of the Triffids, The Midwich Cuckoos, The Chrysalids


Xueqin , Cao : The Story of the Stone, vol. 1 , The Story of the Stone, vol. 2 , The Story of the Stone, vol. 3 , The Story of the Stone, vol. 4 , The Story of the Stone, vol. 5


Yaffe, Deborah: Among the Janeites

Yamashita, Karen Tei: I Hotel

Yanagihara, Hanya: The People in the Trees (Teresa); The People in the Trees (Jenny)

Yancey, Philip: What Good Is God?

Yang, Gene Luen: American Born Chinese, Boxers and Saints

Yates , Richard : The Easter ParadeRevolutionary Road (audio)

Yovanoff, Brenna: The Replacement


Zafón , Carlos Ruiz : The Angel’s Game

Zola, Emile: Thérèse Raquin

Zuckoff, Mitchell: Lost in Shangri-La, Frozen in Time

Zusak, Markus: The Book Thief (abandoned)