Review Index by Title

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

#, 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


7: An Experimental Mutiny Against Excess by Jen Hatmaker

11/22/63 by Stephen King

20th-Century Ghosts by Joe Hill

The 42nd Parallel by John Dos Passos

100 Cats Who Changed Civilization by Sam Stall

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

101 Best Scenes Ever Written by Barnaby Conrad

120, rue de la Gare by Georges Simenon

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

1984 (audio)by George Orwell

2017 by Olga Slavnikova (abandoned)


About a Boy by Nick Hornby

Abraham’s Children edited by Kelly James Clark

The Absolute Sandman: Vol. 3 by Neil Gaiman

The Absolute Sandman, vol. 4 by Neil Gaiman

The Abstinence Teacher by Tom Perotta

The Abyss (Morland Dynasty #18) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Accidental by Ali Smith

Acedia and Me by Kathleen Norris

Ada, or Ardor: A Family Chronicle, by Vladimir Nabokov

Adam Bede by George Eliot

Adeline Mowbray by Amelia Alderson Opie

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Aeneid by Virgil (books 1-6) (books 7-12)

Affinity by Sarah Waters

An African in Greenland by Tété-Michel Kpomassie

After Claude by Iris Owens

After Dark (audio)by Haruki Murakami

After Midnight by Irmgard Keun

The Age of Dreaming by Nina Revoyr

The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte

Aiding and Abetting (audio)by Muriel Spark

Alfred and Emily by Doris Lessing

Alive by Piers Paul Read

All About Emily by Connie Willis

All Clear by Connie Willis

All Our Names by Dinaw Mengestu

All Over Coffee by Paul Madonna

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Marie Remarque

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Names by José Saramago

All the Single Ladies by Rebecca Traister

Almost French by Sarah Turnbull

Alone by Richard Byrd

Alone In the Kitchen With an Eggplant by Jenni Ferrari-Adler

Alphabet Juice by Roy Blount Jr.

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

Ambiguous Adventure by Cheikh Hamidou Kane

American Born Chinese by Gene Luen Yang

American Gospel by Jon Meacham

American Street by Ibi Zoboi

Among the Janeites by Deborah Yaffe

Among Others by Jo Walton

Amsterdam by Ian McEwan

The Amulet of Samarkand (audio) by Jonathan Stroud

Anatomy of a Disappearance by Hisham Matar

Angel by Elizabeth Taylor

The Angel’s Game by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

The Animal Family by Randall Jarrell

Animal, Vegetable, Miracle (audio) by Barbara Kingsolver

Animals Make Us Human (audio) by Temple Grandin

Annie’s Ghosts by Steve Luxenberg

The Anthologist by Nicholson Baker

Appetites: Why Women Want by Caroline Knapp

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

The Arabian Nights: A Companion by Robert Irwin

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Ariel: The Restored Edition by Sylvia Plath

Armadale by Wilkie Collins

Arctic Grail by Pierre Berton

The Arrival, Shaun Tan

Arsène Lupin, Gentleman Thief by Maurice Leblanc

The Artist of Disappearance by Anita Desai

The Art of the Personal Essay by Philip Lopate

As I Lay Dying by William Faulkner

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

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

Asylum by Patrick McGrath (Teresa); Asylum by Patrick McGrath (Jenny)

August Folly by Angela Thirkell

Aunt Maria by Diana Wynne Jones

Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon

Awake in the Dark by Shira Nayman

The Awakening by Kate Chopin

Awake; To Let by John Galsworthy


Babbitt by Sinclair Lewis

Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky

Barchester Towers by Anthony Trollope

The Baron in the Trees by Italo Calvino

The Bat-Poet by Randall Jarrell

Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson

The Battle for the Arab Spring by Lin Noueihed and Alex Warren

Beasts by John Crowley

Beat to Quarters by C.S. Forester

The Beatles: The Biography (audio) by Bob Spitz

Beatrix Potter: A Life in Nature by Linda Lear

The Beautiful Indifference: Stories by Sarah Hall

The Beautiful Mrs. Seidenman by Andrzej Szcypiorski

The Beckoning Lady by Margery Allingham

Beekeeping for Beginners by Laurie R. King

The Beet Queen by Louise Erdrich

Before the Fact by Francis Iles

Before Lunch by Angela Thirkell

The Behaviour of Moths by Poppy Adams

Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson (Jenny); Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson (Teresa)

Beijing Bastard by Val Wang

Be Near Me by Andrew O’Hagan (audio)

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

Belgariad, Part I by David Eddings

Bellwether by Connie Willis (Jenny); Bellwether by Connie Willis (Teresa)

Beneath a Marble Sky by John Shors

The Best American Magazine Writing: 2009 edited by Chris Anderson

Best Friends Forever by Jennifer Weiner

The Best of Gene Wolfe by Gene Wolfe

Better: A Surgeon’s Notes on Performance by Atul Gawande

Between Heaven and Mirth by James Martin

Billy Bathgate by E.L. Doctorow

Binny in Secret by Hilary McKay

The Bird in the Tree by Elizabeth Goudge (Jenny) The Bird in the Tree by Elizabeth Goudge (Teresa)

Birds of America by Lorrie Moore

Birdsong by Sebastian Faulks

Binny for Short by Hilary McKay

Black Juice by Margo Lanagan

Black Like Me by John Howard Griffin

Blackout by Connie Willis

The Black Pearl (Morland Dynasty #5) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Black Swan Green by David Mitchell

The Blackwater Lightship by Colm Toíbín

Black Water Rising by Attica Locke

Blankets by Craig Thompson

Blasted by Kate Story

Bleak House by Charles Dickens

Bleak House (film) by Charles Dickens

Bleed For Me by Michael Robotham

The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (reread, Teresa), The Blind Assassin by Margaret Atwood (Jenny)

Blindness by Jose Saramago

Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy

Bloodmoney by David Ignatius (abandoned)

The Bloodstone Papers by Glen Duncan

The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

The Blue Castle by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater

Blue Shoe by Anne Lamott

The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison

The Blunderer by Patricia Highsmith

The Boat Rocker by Ha Jin

The Body and Society by Peter Brown

The Boleyn Inheritance by Philippa Gregory

The Bones of Paris by Laurie R. King (Teresa), The Bones of Paris (Jenny)

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

The Book of William: How Shakespeare’s First Folio Conquered the World by Paul Collins

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (abandoned)

Borderline by Mishell Baker

Born Standing Up (audio) by Steve Martin

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

The Box of Delights by John Masefield

Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen Yang (Teresa), Boxers and Saints by Gene Luen (Jenny)

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (audio) by John Boyne

The Boy Who Reversed Himself by William Sleator

Brave New World (audio) by Aldous Huxley

Brazilian Adventure by Peter Fleming

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Bride of the Wilderness by Charles McCarry

The Bride Wore Black by Cornell Woolrich

Brideshead Revisited (audio) by Evelyn Waugh

Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (Teresa), Bring Up the Bodies by Hilary Mantel (Jenny)

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro

The Burning Roses (Morland Dynasty #29) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett

By Blood We Live by Glen Duncan

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


Caddy Ever After by Hilary McKay

Cakes and Ale by W. Somerset Maugham

The Call of the Wild by Jack London

The Campaigners (Morland Dynasty #14) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Can You Forgive Her? by Anthony Trollope

The Captive Queen by Alison Weir

The Carhullan Army by Sarah Hall

Caroline Minuscule by Andrew Taylor

The Case for God by Karen Armstrong

Case Histories by Kate Atkinson (Jenny); Case Histories by Kate Atkinson (audio; Teresa)

A Case of Exploding Mangoes by Mohammed Hanif

The Case of the Late Pig by Margery Allingham

Casting the Runes and Other Ghost Stories by M.R. James

The Castle of Crossed Destinies by Italo Calvino

Catalyst by Laurie Halse Anderson

The Cause (Morland Dynasty #23) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Ceremony by Leslie Marmon Silko

The Chalet Girl by Kate Lace

Chasing Francis by Ian Morgan Cron

Chasing Vermeer (audio) by Blue Balliett

Cheaper by the Dozen (audio) by Ernestine Gilbreth Carey and Frank Gilbreth

Checkmate by Dorothy Dunnett

The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov

The Chevalier (Morland Dynasty #7) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith (Teresa); Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith (Jenny)

The Children of Green Knowe by L.M. Boston

The Children of Henry VIII by Alison Weir

The Children of Hurin by J.R.R. Tolkien

Children of Men by P.D. James

The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt (Teresa); The Children’s Book by A.S. Byatt (Jenny)

The Child’s Child by Barbara Vine

Christine Falls by Benjamin Black

Christopher’s Ghosts by Charles McCarry

The Chrysalids by John Wyndham

The Circle by Dave Eggers

Citizen of the Galaxy by Robert Heinlein

The City and The City by China Miéville (abandoned)

A City of Bells by Elizabeth Goudge

A Civil Contract by Georgette Heyer

Civil War: A Marvel Comics Event by Mark Millar

Claire of the Sea Light by Edwidge Danticat

Classics for Pleasure by Michael Dirda

Climates by Andre Maurois

A Clockwork Orange (audio) by Anthony Burgess

Cloud of Witness by Dorothy Sayers

Clyde Fans by Seth

Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

Cold Comfort Farm by Stella Gibbons

Cold Hand in Mine by Robert Aickman

Collected Fictions (part 1) (part 2) (part 3) by Jorge Luis Borges

The Collected Ghost Stories of E.F. Benson by E.F. Benson

The Color of Earth by Kim Dong-hwa

The Colorado Kid (audio) by Stephen King

Comfort Me with Apples (audio) by Ruth Reichl

The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi

The Complete Stories, Clarice Lispector translated by Katrina Dodson

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

Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister by Gregory Maguire

Consider the Lobster by David Foster Wallace

The Constant Gardener (audio) by John Le Carre

The Convent by Panos Karnezis

Cop Hater by Ed McBain

Cop Town by Karin Slaughter

Coraline (film) by Neil Gaiman

The Coroner’s Lunch by Colin Cotterill

Coroner’s Pidgin by Margery Allingham

Corrag by Susan Fletcher

Cosmicomics by Italo Calvino

The Cost of Discipleship by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

Cotillion by Georgette Heyer (Jenny); Cotillion by Georgette Heyer (Teresa)

Count Magnus and Other Ghost Stories by M.R. James

The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas (fils)

Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell

Creed or Chaos? by Dorothy L. Sayers

Crossed Wires by Rosy Thornton

The Crossover by Kwame Alexander

Crotchet Castle by Thomas Love Peacock

The Crucified God by Jürgen Moltmann

The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny

The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha

The Custom of the Country by Edith Wharton

The Cutting Season by Attica Locke (Teresa); The Cutting Season (Jenny)


Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

Daemonomania by John Crowley

Dancers in Mourning by Margery Allingham

Dancing Backwards by Salley Vickers

The Dancing Years (Morland Dynasty #33) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Danger Game by Kalinda Ashton

Dangerous Laughter by Steven Millhauser

Daniel Deronda by George Eliot

Daphne by Justine Picardie

The Dark Child (L’enfant noir) by Camara Laye

The Darkest Jungle by Todd Balf

The Dark Half by Stephen King

The Dark Is Rising by Susan Cooper

Dark Lord of Derkholm by Diana Wynne Jones

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White by Lila Quintero Weaver

The Dark Rose (Morland Dynasty #2) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Dark Tower by Stephen King

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

The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey

The D’Aulaires’ Book of Greek Myths by Edgar and Ingri D’Aulaire

The D’Aulaire’s Book of Norse Myths by Edgar and Ingri D’Aulaire

Dawn by Octavia Butler

The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham

The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathy Marie Buchanan

Daytripper by Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá

Dead Souls (part 1) (part 2) by Nikolai Gogol

Dear American Airlines (audio) by Jonathan Miles

Death at La Fenice by Donna Leon

Death of a Cad (audio) by M.C. Beaton

Death of a Ghost by Margery Allingham

Death of a Gossip (audio) by M.C. Beaton

The Death of the Heart by Elizabeth Bowen

The Deep by John Crowley

Deep River by Shusaku Endo

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

Defiance by Nechama Tec (audio)

Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine

Desolation Island by Patrick O’Brian

Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy

The Devil’s Horse (Morland Dynasty #16) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Devotion by Howard Norman

The Devotion of Suspect X by Keigo Higashino

The Diary of a Provincial Lady by E.M. Delafield

The Diary of Samuel Pepys by Samuel Pepys

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Disgrace by J.M. Coetzee

The Disorderly Knights by Dorothy Dunnett

Dissolution by C.J. Sansom

The Distant Hours by Kate Morton (audio)

Disquiet by Julia Leigh

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

The Djinn in the Nightingale’s Eye by A.S. Byatt

Doctor Glas by Hjalmar Soderberg (Jenny); Doctor Glas byHjalmar Soderberg (Teresa)

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Doctor Thorne by Anthony Trollope

Doll by Ed McBain

Doll Bones by Holly Black

The Doll: The Lost Short Stories by Daphne du Maurier

Dom Casmurro (part 1) (part 2) by Machado de Assis

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

Don’t Breathe a Word by Jennifer McMahon

Don’t Look Now by Daphne du Maurier

Doomsday Book by Connie Willis

The Double by José Saramago

Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

The Drawing of the Three by Stephen King

The Dream Kingdom (Morland Dynasty #26) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere by ZZ Packer

Drop City by T.C. Boyle (abandoned)

The Dud Avocado by Elaine Dundy

Duel with the Devil by Paul Collins

Duma Key by Stephen King


The Easter Parade by Richard Yates

The Earth Hums in B-Flat by Mari Strachan

The Economist Book of Obituaries by Keith Colquhoun and Ann Wroe

Edie on the Warpath by E.C. Spykman

The Education of Margot Sanchez by Lilliam Rivera

Eep! by Joke van Leeuwen

Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell

The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

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

Embers by Sándor Márai

Emil and the Detectives by Eric Kastner

Emma by Jane Austen

Emotionally Weird by Kate Atkinson

The Empathy Exams by Leslie Jamison

The Emperor (Morland Dynasty #11) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

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

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

The Enchantress of Florence by Salman Rushdie

Ender’s Game (audio) by Orson Scott Card

Endless Things by John Crowley

The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (Teresa), The End of the Affair by Graham Greene (Jenny)

Endurance by Alfred Lansing

Enfance (Childhood) by Nathalie Sarraute

The English American by Alison Larkin

The English Major by Jim Harrison

Enter a Murderer by Ngaio Marsh

Essays of Elia by Charles Lamb

The Eustace Diamonds by Anthony Trollope

Even the Dogs by Jon McGregor

Everybody Was So Young by Amanda Vaill

Every Eye by Isobel English

Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada

Everything Is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer

Everything Is Its Own Reward by Paul Madonna

Everything’s Eventual by Stephen King

Everything That Rises Must Converge by Flannery O’Connor

The Examined Life by Stephen Grosz

Ex Libris by Anne Fadiman

Excellent Women by Barbara Pym (Jenny), Excellent Women by Barbara Pym (Teresa)

The Exception by Christian Jungerson

Exercises de style by Raymond Queneau

An Expert in Murder by Nicola Upson

The Explorer by James Smythe


Fables (1-11) by Bill Willingham

Fables 4-7 and 1001 Nights of Snowfall by Bill Willingham

Fables 8-13 by Bill Willingham (Jenny)

Fables 12: The Dark Ages by Bill Willingham

Fables 14–16 by Bill Willingham (Teresa)

Fables 14-18 By Bill Willingham (Jenny)

Fair Food by Oran Hesterman

The Faith Club by Rayna Idliby, Suzanne Oliver, and Priscilla Warner

Faithful Place by Tana French

The Fallen Kings (Morland Dynasty #32) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Family Britain, 1951–1957 by David Kynaston

The Family From One End Street by Eve Garnett

Family Happiness by Laurie Colwin

The Family Man by Elinor Lipman

Family Matters by Rohinton Mistry

Family Roundabout by Richmal Crompton

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

The Famished Road by Ben Okri

A Far Cry from Kensington by Muriel Spark

Farewell to Manzanar by Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston and James D. Houston

Far from the Madding Crowd by Thomas Hardy

Far North by Marcel Theroux

Farthing by Jo Walton

The Fashion in Shrouds by Margery Allingham

Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff

The Fates will Find Their Way by Hannah Pittard

The Fat Girl’s Guide to Life by Wendy Shanker

The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa

Feathers by Jacqueline Woodson (audio)

The Fellowship of the Ring, Part 1, Part 2 by J. R. R. Tolkien

The Fever by Megan Abbott

Fever 1793 by Laurie Halse Anderson

A Few Green Leaves by Barbara Pym

Fictitious Dishes by Dinah Fried

The Fifth Woman by Henning Mankell

Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk

The Final Solution: A Story of Detection (audio) by Michael Chabon

The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter

Finders Keepers by Stephen King

Fingersmith by Sarah Waters

Fire and Hemlock by Diane Wynne Jones

Fire Watch by Connie Willis

The First Christmas by Marcus J. Borg and John Dominic Crossan

The Fisher King (Le roi pêcheur) by Julien Gracq

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

Flashman by George MacDonald Fraser

Flaubert’s Parrot by Julian Barnes

Fledgling by Octavia Butler (Teresa); Fledgling by Octavia Butler (Jenny)

Flight by Sherman Alexie (audio)

The Flight of the Iguana by David Quammen

Floater by Calvin Trillin

The Flood-Tide (Morland Dynasty #9) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Flowers for the Judge by Margery Allingham

Foreign Devils on the Silk Road by Peter Hopkirk

The Foreign Field (Morland Dynasty #31) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Forest Unseen by David George Haskell

Forged by Bart Ehrman

The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright

The Fortune of War by Patrick O’Brian

Foucault’s Pendulum by Umberto Eco

The Founding (Morland Dynasty #1)by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

A Fountain Filled with Blood by Julia Spencer-Fleming

The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West (Teresa), The Fountain Overflows by Rebecca West (Jenny)

Four Freedoms by John Crowley

Four Past Midnight by Stephen King

A Fraction of the Whole by Steve Toltz

Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman

Framley Parsonage by Anthony Trollope

Freddy Goes to Florida by Walter R. Brooks

French Leave by Anna Gavalda

From A to X by John Berger

From Heaven Lake by Vikram Seth

Frost in May by Antonia White

Frozen in Time by Mitchell Zuckoff

Full Dark, No Stars by Stephen King

Funeral Music by Morag Joss

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (Jenny), Fun Home by Alison Bechdel (Teresa)


Gaby, Lost and Found by Angela Cervantes

The Game by Diana Wynne Jones

The Game of Kings by Dorothy Dunnett

The Gap of Time by Jeanette Winterson

Garment of Shadows by Laurie R. King

The Gate by Natsume Sōseki

Gatekeepers by Franca Iacovetta

The Gathering by Anne Enright

Gemma Bovery by Posy Simmonds

The Genius Factory by David Plotz

Gentlemen and Players (audio) by Joanne Harris

Gentlemen of the Road by Michael Chabon

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

The Ghost Road by Pat Barker

The Ghost Writer by John Harwood

Gifts of War by Mackenzie Ford

Gilead (audio) by Marilynne Robinson

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

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimar McBride

Girl Meets Boy by Ali Smith

A Girl Named Zippy by Haven Kimmel

A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter (Jenny);  A Girl of the Limberlost by Gene Stratton-Porter (Teresa)

Girl Reading by Katie Ward

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Steig Larsson

The Giver by Lois Lowry

Glass by Sam Savage

The Glass Castle (audio) by Jeanette Walls (Teresa); The Glass Castle (Jenny)

The Glass Cell by Patricia Highsmith

The Glass of Time by Michael Cox (Teresa); The Glass of Time by Michael Cox (Jenny)

The Glass Palace by Amitav Ghosh

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer

Glory by Vladimir Nabokov

The Go-Between by L. P. Hartley

The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison

Go Tell It on the Mountain by James Baldwin

The God of the Hive by Laurie R. King (Jenny); The God of the Hive by Laurie R. King (Teresa)

Gods and Soldiers: The Penguin Anthology of Contemporary African Writing edited by Rob Spillman

God’s Bits of Wood (Les bouts de bois de Dieu) by Ousmane Sembene

God’s Hotel by Victoria Sweet

The Golden Pot by E.T.A. Hoffmann

The Golden Spur by Dawn Powell

The Golem’s Eye (audio) by Jonathan Stroud

The Gone-Away World by Nick Harkaway

Gone, Baby, Gone (film) by Dennis Lehane

Good Behaviour by Molly Keane

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Good-bye, Chunky Rice by Craig Thompson

Good in Bed (audio) by Jennifer Weiner

A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor (Teresa); A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O’Connor (Jenny)

The Gormenghast Novels by Mervyn Peake

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

The Grass Dancer by Susan Power

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray

The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (Jenny); The Great Divorce by C.S. Lewis (Teresa)

The Great Game: The Struggle for Empire in Central Asia by Peter Hopkirk

The Great Gatsby (audio) by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Great House by Nicole Krauss

The Great Starvation Experiment by Todd Tucker

Green Dolphin Country by Elizabeth Goudge

Grey Mask by Patricia Wentworth

Guarding the Golden Door by Roger Daniels

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (audio)by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

The Guide by R. K. Narayan

The Gunslinger by Stephen King

The Guynd by Belinda Rathbone

The Gyrth Chalice Mystery by Margery Allingham


H Is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald

Half a Crown by Jo Walton

Half a Lifelong Romance by Eileen Chang

Half Magic by Edward Eager (audio)

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Jenny)

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Teresa)

Hamlet, Revenge! by Michael Innes

Ha’penny by Jo Walton

Happy All the Time by Laurie Colwin

Hard Times by Charles Dickens

The Hare With Amber Eyes by Edmund de Waal

A Hat Full of Sky by Terry Pratchett

The Haunted Doll’s House and Other Ghost Stories by M.R. James

Hawkeye: My Life as a Weapon by Matt Fraction and David Aja

Heartburn by Nora Ephron

The Heart of Islam by Seyyed Hossein Nasr

The Heart of the Family by Elizabeth Goudge

The Heart of the Matter by Graham Greene

Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill

The Heaven Tree by Edith Pargeter

The Heirs of Columbus by Gerald Vizenor

He Knew He Was Right by Anthony Trollope

Henrietta’s War by Joyce Dennys

Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

The Heroines by Eileen Favorite

Her Smoke Rose Up Forever by James Tiptree, Jr.

Hetty Dorval by Ethel Wilson

The Hidden by Tobias Hill

The Hidden Shore by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (Morland Dynasty #19)

High Rising by Angela Thirkell

A High Wind in Jamaica by Richard Hughes

Hild by Nicola Griffith

Hill by Jean Giono

Himalaya (audio) by Michael Palin

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss

HMS Surprise by Patrick O’Brian

The Hobbit by J. R. R. Tolkien

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

Home by Marilynne Robinson (Teresa); Home by Marilynne Robinson (Jenny)

Home by Toni Morrison

The Home and the World by Rabindranath Tagore

The Homecoming by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (Morland Dynasty #24)

Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin

The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (Teresa); The Home-Maker by Dorothy Canfield Fisher (Jenny)

L’homme à l’envers (Seeking Whom He May Devour) by Fred Vargas

L’homme aux cercles bleus (The Chalk Circle Man) by Fred Vargas

Hotel Bemelmans by Ludwig Bemelmans

Hotel Du Lac by Anita Brookner

The Hot Zone by Richard Preston

House-Bound by Winifred Peck

House Made of Dawn by N. Scott Momaday

The House Next Door by Anne Rivers Siddons

House of Niccolò by Dorothy Dunnett

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende (Teresa); The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende (Jenny)

Houseboy by Ferdinand Oyono (Une vie de boy)

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yoko Ogawa

The House of Silk by Anthony Horowitz

Houses Without Doors by Peter Straub

How to Be a Woman by Caitlin Moran

How To Breathe Underwater by Julie Orringer

How to Buy a Love of Reading by Tanya Egan Gibson

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

How to Paint a Dead Man by Sarah Hall

Howards End by E.M. Forster (reread)

Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

Human Croquet by Kate Atkinson (Jenny)

Human Croquet by Kate Atkinson (Teresa)

The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms by N. K. Jemisin

Hush by Jacqueline Woodson


I Am a Cat by Natsume Sōseki

I, Claudius by Robert Graves

I Heard the Owl Call My Name by Margaret Craven

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

The Icarus Girl by Helen Oyeyemi

Ice Land by Betsy Tobin

The Ice Master by Jennifer Niven

Identical Strangers: A Memoir of Twins Separated and Reunited by Paula Bernstein and Elyse Shein

If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino (Jenny); If on a winter’s night a traveler by Italo Calvino (Teresa)

I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita

The Iliad by Homer, Books 1-8, Books 9-16, Books 17-24

Imperfect Birds by Anne Lamott

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

The Impossible Journey of Sir Ernest Shackleton by William Bixby

Impossible Things by Connie Willis

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

In Defense of Food (audio) by Michael Pollan

Indian Summer of a Forsyte; In Chancery by John Galsworthy

In Matto’s Realm by Friedrich Glauser

The Innocence of Father Brown by G.K. Chesterton

The Innocents Abroad by Mark Twain

In Persuasion Nation by George Saunders

In Search of London by H.V. Morton

In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Teresa); In the Bleak Midwinter by Julia Spencer-Fleming (Jenny)

In the Kitchen by Monica Ali

In the Place of Fallen Leaves by Tim Pears

In the Woods by Tana French

Indigo’s Star by Hilary MacKay

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

The Influencing Machine by Brooke Gladstone

The Inn at the Edge of the World by Alice Thomas Ellis

Inside Job by Connie Willis

Interpreter of Maladies by Jhumpa Lahiri

Into The Wild by Jon Krakauer

Invitation to a Beheading by Vladimir Nabokov

Invitation to the Waltz by Rosamond Lehmann

Intuitive Eating by Evelyn Tribole and Evelyn Resch

The Invention of Everything Else by Samantha Hunt

Invisible Cities by Italo Calvino

The Ionian Mission by Patrick O’Brian

Irma Voth by Miriam Toews

Island of the Blue Dolphins by Scott O’Dell

Island Magic by Elizabeth Goudge

It by Stephen King

The Italian by Ann Radcliffe

Ivanhoe by Walter Scott32

The Ivy Tree by Mary Stewart


Jack and Jill; An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott

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

Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier (Jenny), Jamaica Inn by Daphne du Maurier (Teresa)

Jane Austen by Carol Shields

Jane of Lantern Hill by Lucy Maud Montgomery

Jazz by Toni Morrison

Jenny and the Jaws of Life by Jincy Willett

Jenny Kissed Me by Jean Kerr

The Jesuit Guide to (Almost) Everything by James Martin, SJ

A Jesuit Off-Broadway by James Martin

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell (audio) by Susanna Clarke

Joss Whedon and Religion edited by Anthony R. Mills, John W. Morehead, and J. Ryan Parker

Joe Cinque’s Consolation by Helen Garner

Journalism by Joe Sacco

The Journalist and the Murderer by Janet Malcolm

Journey into Fear by Eric Ambler

Joyland by Stephen King

Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy

Juliet, Naked (audio) by Nick Hornby

Just After Sunset by Stephen King


Kamouraska by Anne Hébert

The Keep by Jennifer Egan

The Keeper of the Bees by Gene Stratton Porter

A Kierkegaard Anthology by Søren Kierkegaard

A Kid for Two Farthings by Wolf Mankowitz

Kiku’s Prayer by Shūsaku Endō

The Killer Inside Me by Jim Thompson

The Killing Doll by Ruth Rendell (Jenny); The Killing Doll by Ruth Rendell (Teresa)

Kim (audio) by Rudyard Kipling

A Kind of Intimacy by Jenn Ashworth

King Hereafter (reread) by Dorothy Dunnett

The King in the Tree by Steven Millhauser

The King Must Die by Mary Renault

King, Queen, Knave by Vladimir Nabokov

Kipling, Auden & Co. by Randall Jarrell

A Kiss Before Dying (audio) by Ira Levin (Teresa), A Kiss Before Dying by Ira Levin (Jenny)

Kiss Me, Deadly by Mickey Spillane

Kiss Me, Deadly (film) by Mickey Spillane

Kristin Lavransdatter: The Cross by Sigrid Undset

Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wife by Sigrid Undset

Kristin Lavransdatter: The Wreath by Sigrid Undset


L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy

A Labyrinth of Kingdoms by Steve Kemper

The Lady and the Unicorn by Tracy Chevalier

Lady Audley’s Secret by Mary Elizabeth Braddon

The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir

Lady Into Fox by David Garnett

Lady Susan by Jane Austen

A Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains by Isabella Bird

Lament for a Maker by Michael Innes

The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King (Jenny); The Language of Bees by Laurie R. King (Teresa)

The Language of God by Francis Collins

Lapsing by Jill Paton Walsh

LaRose by Louise Erdrich

The Last Chronicle of Barset by Anthony Trollope

The Last Days of the Incas by Kim MacQuarrie

The Last Post by Ford Madox Ford (Parade’s End vol. 4)

The Last Supper by Charles McCarry

The Last Werewolf by Glen Duncan

The Law and the Lady by Wilkie Collins

The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula Le Guin

The Leftovers by Tom Perrotta

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

A Lemon and a Star by E.C. Spykman

Let Me Tell You by Shirley Jackson

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson

Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann

The Letter of Marque by Patrick O’Brian

Levitation by Cynthia Ozick

The Lie by Petra Hammesfahr

Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Life at Grasmere by Dorothy Wordsworth

Life Class by Pat Barker

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life of the Beloved by Henri Nouwen

Life with a Star by Jiří Weil

The Lighthouse by P.D. James

The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

The Light Princess and Other Fairy Stories by George MacDonald

Like Hidden Fire by Peter Hopkirk

The Likeness by Tana French

Lila by Marilynne Robinson (Teresa); Lila (Jenny)

Linnets and Valerians by Elizabeth Goudge

The Lion’s World by Rowan Williams

Lipstick Jihad by Azadeh Moaveni

Little, Big by John Crowley (Jenny); Little, Big (Teresa); Little, Big read-along part 1, part 2 (Jenny)

Little Dorrit by Charles Dickens (book); Little Dorrit (TV series)

Little Face by Sophie Hannah

The Little Stranger by Sarah Waters

The Little White Horse by Elizabeth Goudge

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Locomotion by Jacqueline Woodson

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven by Sherman Alexie

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

The Long Shadow (Morland Dynasty #6)by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Lord Byron’s Novel: the Evening Land by John Crowley

Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon

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

The Lost City of Z by David Grann

The Lost Dog by Michelle de Kretzer

Lost in Shangri-La by Mitchell Zuckoff

Louisa May Alcott by Harriet Reisen

Love and Sleep by John Crowley

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez (Jenny); Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez (Teresa)

Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich

The Love of a Good Woman by Alice Munro

The Lover (L’Amant) by Marguerite Duras

Loving by Henry Green

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

The L-Shaped Room by Lynne Reid Banks

Lucia in London by E.F. Benson

Lucia’s Progress by E.F. Benson

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

Lullaby by Ed McBain

The Lunar Men by Jenny Uglow

Lying Awake by Mark Salzman


Madness: a Bipolar Life by Marya Hornbacher

Magic Terror by Peter Straub

The Maiden (Morland Dynasty #8)by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Maigret et le voleur paresseux (Maigret and the Lazy Burglar) by Georges Simenon

The Making of a Marchioness by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Malice Aforethought by Francis Iles

A Man Could Stand Up — by Ford Madox Ford (Parade’s End vol. 3)

Manhood for Amateurs by Michael Chabon

A Man Lay Dead by Ngaio Marsh

The Man of Property by John Galsworth

The Man Who Liked to Look at Himself by K.C. Constantine

The Man Who Loved Children by Christina Stead

The Man Who Was Thursday by G.K. Chesterton (audio)

Mapp and Lucia by E.F. Benson

Maps and Legends by Michael Chabon

March Violets by Philip Kerr

Marco Polo: From Venice to Xanadu by Laurence Bergreen

Mariana by Monica Dickens

Mariana by Susanna Kearsley

The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey Eugenides (audio)

Martin Chuzzlewit by Charle Dickens

Martin Misunderstood by Karin Slaughter (audio)

Master and Commander by Patrick O’Brian

The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (Jenny); The Master and Margarita by Mikhail Bulgakov (Teresa)

The Matisse Stories by A.S. Byatt

The Mauritius Command by Patrick O’Brian

The Mayor of Casterbridge by Thomas Hardy

Measure for Measure by Shakespeare

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

Me Cheeta by James Lever

The Meaning of Jesus: Two Visions by Marcus Borg and N.T. Wright

The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox (Teresa); The Meaning of Night by Michael Cox (Jenny)

The Measure of Days (Morland Dynasty #30) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Memoirs of Emma Courtney by Mary Hays

The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards

The Men Who Stare at Goats (audio) by Jon Ronson

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress by Rhoda Janzen

The Merlin Conspiracy by Diana Wynne Jones

The Messiah of Stockholm by Cynthia Ozick

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

The Middle Window by Elizabeth Goudge

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides

Midnight in Europe by Alan Furst

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

Midnight Sun by Jo Nesbø

The Midwich Cuckoos by John Wyndham

The Miernik Dossier by Charles McCarry

The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (Teresa); The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot (Jenny)

Millennium People (audio) by J.G. Ballard

The Minotaur by Barbara Vine

Miracle and Other Christmas Stories by Connie Willis

Misery by Stephen King

Miss Buncle’s Book by D.E. Stevenson

Miss Buncle Married by D.E. Stevenson

Miss Mapp by E.F. Benson

Mission to Paris by Alan Furst

Miss New India by Bharati Mukherjee

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (audio) by Winifred Watson

Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones

The Mistress of Alderley by Robert Barnard

Mistress of the Elgin Marbles by Susan Nagel

The Monsters of Templeton by Lauren Groff

The Moon and Sixpence by W. Somerset Maugham

The Moon of Gomrath by Alan Garner

Moral Disorder by Margaret Atwood

More Work for the Undertaker by Margery Allingham

Morland Dynasty series #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6, #7, #8 , #9, #10, #11, #12 , #13, #14, #15, #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #21, #22, #23, #24, #25, #26, #27, #28, #29, #30, #31, #32, #33, #34, #35 by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Mortal Love by Elizabeth Hand

Morte d’Urban by J.F. Powers

The Morville Hours by Katherine Swift

The Mouse and His Child by Russell Hoban

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway

Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi

Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

Mr. Punch by Neil Gaiman

Mr. Splitfoot by Samantha Hunt

Mrs Robinson’s Disgrace by Kate Summerscale

The Murder Farm by Andrea Maria Schinkel

The Murder of Mary Russell by Laurie R. King

My Cousin Rachel by Daphne du Maurier

My Invented Country by Isabel Allende (audio)

My Life in France by Julia Child

My Man Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse (audio)

My Name Is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

My Place by Sally Morgan

The Mysteries of Glass by Sue Gee

The Mysterious Benedict Society by Trenton Lee Stewart

The Mysterious Benedict Society and the Perilous Journey by Trenton Lee Stewart

Mystery Mile by Margery Allingham

The Myth of Certainty by Daniel Taylor

My Wars Are Laid Away In Books by Alfred Habegger


The Name of the Rose by Umberto Eco

Naming the Bones by Louise Welsh

Necessary Dreams by Anna Fels

The Necessity of Certain Behaviors by Shannon Cain

Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga

Neuromancer by William Gibson

Never Let Me Go (audio) by Kazuo Ishiguro

Neverwhere (film) by Neil Gaiman

New and Selected Poems: Vol. 2 by Mary Oliver

The New Jim Crow by Michelle Alexander

A New Kind of Christianity by Brian McLaren

The New Republic by Lionel Shriver

News from Tartary by Peter Fleming

Niccolò Rising by Dorothy Dunnett

Nicholas Nickleby by Charles Dickens

Night of the Iguana by Tennessee Williams

The Night Watch by Sarah Waters (Jenny); The Night Watch by Sarah Waters (Teresa)

Nightwood by Djuna Barnes

Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee

Nineteen Seventy-Four by David Peace

Nip the Buds, Shoot the Kids by Kenzaburō Ōe

No Country for Old Men (audio) by Cormac McCarthy

No More Parades by Ford Madox Ford (Parade’s End vol. 2)

No Name by Wilkie Collins

Nocturnes by John Connolly

Nom de Plume by Carmela Ciuraru

No One Is Here Except All Of Us by Ramona Ausubel

Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Nothing to Envy by Barbara Demick

Novelties and Souvenirs by John Crowley

Nox by Anne Carson

The Nursing-Home Murder by Ngaio Marsh


The Oak Apple (Morland Dynasty #4) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Obasan by Joy Kogawa

Oblivion by David Foster Wallace

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Teresa), The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman (Jenny)

The Ode Less Travelled by Stephen Fry

The Odyssey (books 1-12) (books 13-24) by Homer

Offshore by Penelope Fitzgerald

Off With Their Heads! by Maria Tatar

Old Boys by Charles McCarry

An Old-Fashioned Girl by Louisa May Alcott

Old School by Tobias Wolff

The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan (Jenny); The Omnivore’s Dilemma (audio) by Michael Pollan (Teresa)

On Art and Life by John Ruskin

On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (Teresa); On Chesil Beach by Ian McEwan (Jenny)

Once Upon a Time in England by Helen Walsh

One Art: Letters by Elizabeth Bishop

One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel García Márquez

On the Road by Jack Kerouac

One Good Turn by Kate Atkinson (Jenny); One Good Turn (audio) by Kate Atkinson (Teresa)

One’s Company by Peter Fleming

Opening Skinner’s Box by Lauren Slater

The Opposite of Spoiled by Ron Lieber

Oracle Bones by Peter Hessler

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

The Ordinary Princess by M.M. Kaye

The Oresteia by Aeschylus

The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood (Jenny); Oryx and Crake (audio) by Margaret Atwood (Teresa)

The Other Side of the Dale by Gervase Phinn

Ounce Dice Trice by Alastair Reid

Our Fathers’ Lies by Andrew Taylor

Our Mutual Friend (film) by Charles Dickens

Our Story Begins by Tobias Wolff

Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf (Teresa); Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf (Jenny)

Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen

Out of a Clear Sky by Sally Hinchcliffe

Out of the Blackout by Robert Barnard

The Outcast by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles (Morland Dynasty #21)

The Oxford Book of Ghost Stories by Michael Cox and R.A. Gilbert

The Oxford Book of Fantasy Stories 1, 2, 3 edited by Tom Shippey


Painted Devils by Robert Aickman

The Painted Drum (audio) by Louise Erdrich

Painter of Silence by Georgina Harding

Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov (Jenny) Pale Fire (Teresa)

Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (Teresa), Parable of the Sower by Octavia E. Butler (Jenny)

Parable of the Talents by Octavia Butler

Paradise Lost by John Milton

Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong

Pardonable Lies (audio) by Jacqueline Winspear

Paris to the Moon by Adam Gopnik

The Paris Wife by Paula McLain

Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey

The Partly Cloudy Patriot (audio) by Sarah Vowell

Passing by Nella Larsen

Passion and Affect by Laurie Colwin

Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

The Pedant in the Kitchen by Julian Barnes

The Penderwicks by Jeanne Birdsall

The Penderwicks at Point Mouette by Jeanne Birdsall

The Penderwicks of Gardam Street by Jeanne Birdsall

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

People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

The Peppermint Pig by Nina Bawden

Perfume by Patrick Süskind

The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope

Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay (Jenny 2013); Permanent Rose by Hilary McKay (Jenny 2017)

Persepolis: the Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

Persian Fire by Tom Holland

Persuasion by Jane Austen

Persuasion (film) by Jane Austen

Petals of Blood by Ngugi wa Thiong’o

The Phoenix by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe

The Piano Teacher (audio) by Janice Y.K. Lee

Pictures From an Institution by Randall Jarrell

Piege pour Cendrillon (Trap for Cinderella) by Sebastien Japrisot

Pilgrim’s Inn (The Herb of Grace) by Elizabeth Goudge

The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

The Pillow Book by Sei Shonagon

Piranha to Scurfy and Other Stories (audio) by Ruth Rendell

A Place of Execution (film) by Val McDermid

The Plague of Doves by Louise Erdrich

Plato and a Platypus Walked into a Bar: Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes by Thomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein

Plausible Prejudices by Joseph Epstein

The Pleasure Seekers by Tishani Doshi

Poe’s Children by Peter Straub

Poetry and the Age by Randall Jarrell

The Poisoned Chocolates Case by Anthony Berkeley

The Poison Tree (Morland Dynasty #17) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Police at the Funeral by Margery Allingham

The Polysyllabic Spree by Nick Hornby

Popular Hits of the Showa Era by Ryu Murakami

Le port des brumes (Death of a Harbormaster) by Georges Simenon

The Portrait of a Lady by Henry James

Post Captain by Patrick O’Brian

The Posthumous Memoirs of Brás Cubas by Machado de Assis

The Postman Always Rings Twice by James M. Cain

Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov

Police at the Funeral by Margery Allingham

The Prague Cemetery by Umberto Eco

Pride of Baghdad by Brian Vaughan

The Prime Minister by Anthony Trollope

The Princeling (Morland Dynasty #3) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Prince Rupert’s Teardrop by Lisa Glass

The Private Memoirs and Confessions of a Justified Sinner by James Hogg

The Professor by Charlotte Brontë

The Professor’s House by Willa Cather

Prozac Nation by Elizabeth Wurtzel

The Psychopath Test by Jon Ronson

Ptolemy’s Gate (audio) by Jonathan Stroud

Puck of Pook’s Hill by Rudyard Kipling

Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

The Pursuit of Love by Nancy Mitford

The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick

Pyongyang by Guy Delisle


Queen Lucia by E.F. Benson

Queen Pokou (Reine Pokou) by Véronique Tadjo

Queens’ Play by Dorothy Dunnett

The Question (Morland Dynasty #25) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

A Question of Power by Bessie Head

The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds

Quicksand by Nella Larsen

Quiet by Susan Cain


Rabbit, Run by John Updike

The Radleys by Matt Haig

Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by A.S. Byatt (Teresa); Ragnarok: The End of the Gods by A.S. Byatt (Jenny)

Railsea by China Miéville

The Rapture by Liz Jensen

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater

The Redbreast by Jo Nesbo

Read Hard edited by Ed Park

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

Reading Like a Writer by Francine Prose (audio)

The Real Life of Sebastian Knight by Vladimir Nabokov

The Reckoning (Morland Dynasty #15) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Redemption in Indigo by Karen Lord

Red Lights by Georges Simenon

The Regency (Morland Dynasty #13) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Reginald by Saki

Religious Literacy (audio) by Stephen Prothero

Remake by Connie Willis

The Replacement by Brenna Yovanoff

Resistance by Agnes Humbert (Jenny); Resistance(audio) (Teresa)

The Restless Sea (Morland Dynasty #27) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Rethinking Thin by Gina Kolata

The Return of Captain John Emmett by Elizabeth Speller

The Return of the King (reread) by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy

The Return of the Soldier by Rebecca West

The Revisionists by Thomas Mullen

Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates

The Revolution Was Televised by Alan Sepinwall

The Right Stuff by Tom Wolfe

The Ringed Castle by Dorothy Dunnett

River of Smoke by Amitav Ghosh

The Road by Cormac McCarthy

The Road Past Altamont by Gabrielle Roy

Roadside Picnic by Arkady and Boris Strugatsky

The Robber Bride (reread) by Margaret Atwood

The Rocksburg Railroad Murders by K.C. Constantine

Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry by Mildred Taylor

The Romance of the Forest by Ann Radcliffe

The Romeo Flag by Carolyn Hougan

Roots of Evil by Sarah Rayne

The Rose Garden by Susanna Kearsley

The Rosemary Tree by Elizabeth Goudge

The Rottweiler by Ruth Rendell

Rough Weather by Robert Parker


The Sacrament of the Present Moment by Jean-Pierre Caussade

A Sad Heart at the Supermarket by Randall Jarrell

Saffy’s Angel by Hilary McKay

The Sagas of Icelanders by multiple authors and multiple translators

Samuel Pepys: the Unequalled Self by Claire Tomalin

The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater (Teresa), The Scorpio Races (Jenny)

The Scramble for Africa by Thomas Pakenham

Sea of Poppies by Amitav Ghosh

Seabiscuit by Laura Hillenbrand

The Seance by John Harwood

Season of Migration to the North by Tayeb Salih

Second Sight by Charles McCarry

The Secret History by Donna Tartt

The Secret Lives of Baba Segi’s Wives by Lola Shoneyin

The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry

Secret Son by Laila Lalami

Sense and Sensibility (film) by Jane Austen

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes

The Serial Garden by Joan Aiken

The Sentimentalists by Joanne Skibsrud

Seven Suspects by Michael Innes

Shades of Greyby Jasper Fforde

The Shadow of What We Were by Luis Sepúlveda

Shadows and Moonshine by Joan Aiken

The Shahnameh (part 1) (part 2) by Abolqasem Ferdowsi

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

The Shape of Water by Andrea Camilleri

Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn

Sharp Teeth by Toby Barlow

Shelf Discovery by Lizzie Skurnick

Shelley’s Heart by Charles McCarry

Shine On, Bright and Dangerous Object by Laurie Colwin

Ship of the Line (abandoned) by C. S. Forester

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

Shirley by Charlotte Brontë

Shooting in the Dark by Carolyn Hougan

Shutter Island (audio) by Dennis Lehane

The Shuttle by Frances Hodgson Burnett

Sidetracked by Henning Mankell

Siding Star by Christopher Bryan

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

Single, Carefree, Mellow by Katherine Heiny

Silence by Shusaku Endo (Jenny); Silence (reread) by Shusaku Endo (Teresa)

Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

The Silent Wife by A.S.A. Harrison

The Silver Swan (audio) by Benjamin Black

The Sister by Poppy Adams

Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser

The Sisters by Mary S. Lovell

The Sisters Brothers by Patrick DeWitt

The Sisters of Sinai by Janet Soskice (Jenny); The Sisters of Sinai (Teresa)

Skating to Antarctica by Jenny Diski

Slade House by David Mitchell

Slam by Nick Hornby

Slaughterhouse Five (audio) by Kurt Vonnegut

A Slight Misunderstanding by Prosper Mérimée

The Small House at Allington by Anthony Trollope

Small Island by Andrea Levy (Teresa); Small Island  (Jenny)

Small Memories by José Saramago

A Small Place by Jamaica Kincaid (Teresa); A Small Place (Jenny)

Snow Crash by Neal Stephenson

Smilla’s Sense of Snow by Peter Høeg

Snow White, Blood Red by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling

The Sociopath Next Door by Martha Stout

Solo by Rana Dasgupta

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

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

Solar Storms by Linda Hogan

Soldier’s Heart by Elizabeth Samet

The Solitudes by John Crowley

So Many Ways to Begin by Jon McGregor

So Much for That by Lionel Shriver

Some Assembly Required by Anne Lamott (Teresa), Some Assembly Required (Jenny)

Some Do Not… (Parade’s End 1) by Ford Madox Ford

Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple (Teresa), Someone at a Distance by Dorothy Whipple (Jenny)

Some Prefer Nettles by Jun’ichirō Tanizaki

So Much Pretty by Cara Hoffman

Song of Susannah by Stephen King

Song of the Dodo by David Quammen

The Sonnets by Warwick Collins

The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois

The Sound of Waves by Yukio Mishima

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

The Spare Room by Helen Garner

The Sparrow by Mary Doria Russell

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Speaker for the Dead (audio) by Orson Scott Card

The Spies of Warsaw by Alan Furst

Spinster by Sylvia Ashton-Warner

The Spiral Staircase by Karen Armstrong

Spirits of Just Men by Charles B. Thompson Jr.

A Spirituality of Living by Henri Nouwen

Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters

A Spy by Nature by Charles Cumming

Star Island by Carl Hiaasen (abandoned)

The Stars My Destination by Alfred Bester

Staying Put by Scott Russell Sanders

Stepford Wives by Ira Levin

Stet: An Editor’s Life by Diana Athill

Stiff Upper Lip, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse (audio)

Still Life by Louise Penny

Stitches by Anne Lamott

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

Stolen Innocence by Elissa Wall and Lisa Pulitzer

The Story of a Marriage by Andrew Sean Greer

The Story of My Life by Helen Keller

The Story of My Teeth by Valeria Luiselli

The Story of the Stone, vol. 1 by Cao Xueqin

The Story of the Stone, vol. 2 by Cao Xueqin

The Story of the Stone, vol. 3 by Cao Xueqin

The Story of the Stone, vol. 4 by Cao Xueqin

The Story of the Stone, vol. 5 by Cao Xueqin

The Strain by Guillermo del Toro

A Stranger in Olondria by Sofia Samatar

Strangers in Paradise (Volumes 1 and 2) by Terry Moore

A Study in Scarlet by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

Summer Half by Angela Thirkell

Summertime by J.M. Coetzee

The Summer Tree by Guy Gavriel Kay

The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway

Super Black by Adilifu Nama

Superman: Birthright by Mark Waid

The Surgeon’s Mate by Patrick O’Brian

Surprised by Hope by N.T. Wright

Surrender by Sonya Hartnett

Swallowing the Sun by David Park

Sweet Danger by Margery Allingham

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley

The Sweetness of Life by Paulus Hochgatterer

The Sweet Relief of Missing Children by Sarah Braunstein

Swimming Home by Deborah Levy

The Sybil in Her Grave by Sarah Caudwell


The Tale of Genji (part 1) (part 2) by Lady Murasaki

Take This Bread by Sara Miles

The Taker by Alma Katsu

The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

The Tale of Genji (abridged) by Murasaki Shikibu

The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Joseph Roth

The Tale of the Unknown Island by Jose Saramago

Talking About Detective Fiction by P.D. James

The Talisman Ring by Georgette Heyer

Talulla Rising by Glen Duncan

Tamara Drewe by Posy Simmonds

The Tangled Thread (Morland Dynasty #10) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Tapestry of Love by Rosy Thornton

The Taste of Sorrow by Jude Morgan

Tattoo by Manuel Vasquez Montalban

Telegraph Avenue by Michael Chabon

Tell It to a Stranger by Elizabeth Berridge

The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

The Tender Bar by J.R. Moehringer

Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

Tenth of December by George Saunders (Jenny), Tenth of December (Teresa)

Terra by Gretchen Powell

Terrible, Horrible Edie by E.C. Spykman

The Terror by Dan Simmons

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

Texts From Jane Eyre by Mallory Ortberg

Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley

Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston

 There but for the by Ali Smith

There Is No Year by Blake Butler

There Were No Windows by Norah Hoult

Thérèse Raquin by Emile Zola

Thomas Hardy by Claire Tomalin

Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe

Thirteen Steps Down by Ruth Rendell

This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You: Stories by Jon McGregor (Teresa), This Isn’t the Sort of Thing That Happens to Someone Like You by Jon McGregor (Jenny)

The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell

A Thread of Grace by Mary Doria Russell

Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome

Three Guineas by Virginia Woolf

Thursday Night Widows by Claudia Piñeiro

Thursday’s Child by Sonya Hartnett

The Tiger in the Smoke by Margery Allingham

Tigerlily’s Orchids by Ruth Rendell

Tigerman by Nick Harkaway (Teresa); Tigerman (Jenny)

Till We Have Faces by C.S. Lewis

A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor (Jenny), A Time of Gifts (Teresa)

A Time to Keep Silence by Patrick Leigh Fermor

Tipping the Velvet by Sarah Waters

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

Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton (Teresa); Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton (Jenny)

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis

To Siberia by Per Petterson

To the Lighthouse by Virginia Woolf

Touchstone by Laurie R. King

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

Tracks by Louise Erdrich

The Train Now Departing by Martha Grimes

Traitor’s Purse by Margery Allingham

The Translator by John Crowley (Jenny) The Translator (Teresa)

Trapeze by Simon Mawer

Trauma by Patrick McGrath

Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott

Travels in Alaska by John Muir

Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck

A Treacherous Likeness by Lynn Shepherd

Trespassers on the Roof of the World by Peter Hopkirk

Triangle by Katharine Weber

A Trick of the Light by Louise Penny

Trouble for Lucia by E.F. Benson

True by Riika Pulkkinen

Truth by Peter Temple

The Tunnel by Ernesto Sabato

The Turner House by Angela Flournoy

Two Lives by Vikram Seth

The Two Towers 1, 2 by J.R.R. Tolkien

Two Years, Eight Months, and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie


The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

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

The Uncoupling by Meg Wolitzer

Under My Skin by Doris Lessing

Under the Dome by Stephen King

Under the Greenwood Tree by Thomas Hardy

Understanding Comics by Scott McCloud

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

The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

The Universe in a Nutshell by Stephen Hawking

The Unknown Ajax by Georgette Heyer

The Untouchable by John Banville

The Unquiet Dead by Ausma Zehanat Khan


Vanilla Beans and Brodo by Isabella Dusi

The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Margaret O’Farrell

The Various Haunts of Men by Susan Hill

A Very Private Enterprise by Elizabeth Ironside

The Very Thought of You by Rosie Alison

The Victory (Morland Dynasty #12) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Village by Marghanita Laski

Villette by Charlotte Brontë

Vinland by George Mackay Brown

A Void by Georges Perec

The Voyage Out by Virginia Woolf


Waiting for God by Simone Weil

Waiting for My Cats to Die by Stacy Horn

Waiting for the End of the World by Andrew Taylor

The Wallet of Kai Lung by Ernest Bramah

The Walnut Trees of Altenburg by André Malraux

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War for the Oaks by Emma Bull

War on the Margins by Libby Cone

Wartime: Britain 1939-1945 by Juliet Gardiner

The Waste Lands by Stephen King

Watchman by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons

Water for Elephants (audio) by Sara Gruen

Watching the English by Kate Fox

The Waves by Virginia Woolf

The Way We Live Now by Anthony Trollope (Teresa), The Way We Live Now (part 1) (part 2) by Anthony Trollope (Jenny)

The Wee Free Men by Terry Pratchett

We Had It So Good by Linda Grant

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

The Weather in Berlin by Ward Just

Weird Tales by E.T.A. Hoffmann

The Weirdstone of Brisingamen by Alan Garner

The Weird World of Wes Beattie by John Norman Harris

The Well-Beloved by Thomas Hardy

We’re Flying by Peter Stamm

The Wettest County in the World by Matt Bondurant

What Good Is God? by Philip Yancey

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

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running (audio) by Haruki Murakami

What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours by Helen Oyeyemi

What Is the What? (audio) by Dave Eggers

What Matters in Jane Austen? by John Mullan

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

What Was She Thinking? Notes on a Scandal by Zoe Heller

When I Was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (Teresa); When I Was a Child I Read Books by Marilynne Robinson (Jenny)

When We Were Orphans by Kazuo Ishiguro (audio)

When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson (Jenny); When Will There Be Good News? by Kate Atkinson (audio; Teresa)

When You Are Engulfed in Flames by David Sedaris (audio)

When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead

Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson

The White Devil by Justin Evans

White Is for Witching by Helen Oyeyemi

White Noise by Don Delillo

The Whites by Richard Price

White Tears by Hari Kunzru

White Teeth by Zadie Smith (Jenny); White Teeth by Zadie Smith (Teresa)

The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga

The White Witch by Elizabeth Goudge

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

Who Could That Be at This Hour? by Lemony Snicket

Why Jane Austen? by Rachel Brownstein

The Widower’s Tale by Julia Glass

A Widow’s Story by Joyce Carol Oates

The Wild Angel by E.C. Spykman

The Wild Boy of Aveyron by Harlan Lane

The Wilder Life by Wendy McClure

The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey

The Wild Places by Robert Macfarlane

The Willoughbys by Lois Lowry

The Winding Road (Morland Dynasty #34) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

The Winds of Marble Arch by Connie Willis

The Wine of Solitude by Irène Némirovsky

The Winter Journey (Morland Dynasty #20) by Cynthia Harrod-Eagles

Winter’s End by Jean-Claude Mourlevat

Wise Children by Angela Carter

Without You, There Is No Us by Suki Kim

Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell

Wives and Daughters (film) by Elizabeth Gaskell

Wizard and Glass by Stephen King

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (Teresa), Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel (Jenny)

Wolf Story by William McCleery

Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent (abandoned)

Wolves of the Calla by Stephen King

The Woman at the Washington Zoo by Marjorie Williams

The Woman in White by Wilkie Collins (reread)

A Woman’s Story (Une femme) by Annie Ernaux

The Woodcutter by Reginald Hill

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

The World at Night by Alan Furst

The World in the Evening by Christopher Isherwood

The Worst Journey in the World by Apsley Cherry-Garrard

The Writing Class by Jincy Willett

Wrong by David H. Freedman

Wuthering Heights (audio) by Emily Brontë



A Year Down Yonder by Richard Peck

The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion

The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood

The Yiddish Policeman’s Union by Michael Chabon

You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik

Young Romantics by Daisy Hay