review index by title


  • 1-2-3 Magic by Thomas Phelan
  • 11/22/63 by Stephen King
  • 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami


  • Abraham Lincoln: Fuck Lord of the Moon by Catherine DeVore
  • Adam by Ariel Schrag
  • After Birth by Elisa Albert
  • Alas, Babylon by Pat Frank
  • Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen
  • Alice by Christina Henry
  • All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
  • All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
  • Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer
  • Answer to Bad Religion Is Not No Religion, The by Martin Thielen
  • Ark, The by Annabel Smith
  • Astonish Me by Maggie Shipstead
  • Atheist’s Fatal Flaw, The by Norman L. Geisler, Daniel J. McCoy
  • Atheists in America by Melanie E. Brewster
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • Auschwitz by Miklós Nyiszli


  • Bats of the Republic by Zachary Thomas Dodson
  • Beatles with an A by Mauri Kunnas
  • Beautiful Bureaucrat, The by Helen Phillips
  • Bel Canto by Ann Patchett
  • Bell Jar, The by Sylvia Plath
  • Bellweather Rhapsody by Kate Racculia
  • Bone Clocks, The by David Mitchell
  • Boo by Neil Smith
  • Book Thief, The by Markus Zusak
  • Bookseller, The by Cynthia Swanson
  • Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall, A by Will Chancellor
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Brutal Youth by Anthony Breznican
  • Burial Rites by Hannah Kent


  • Carrie by Stephen King
  • Casual Vacancy, The by J. K. Rowling
  • Center Cannot Hold, The by Elyn R. Saks
  • Children Act, The by Ian McEwan
  • Children’s Home, The by Charles Lambert
  • Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles 1) by Marissa Meyer
  • Cinderella Ate My Daughter by Peggy Orenstein
  • City of Legends (City of Legends #1) by Cheyanne Young
  • Come Closer by Sara Gran
  • Complete Maus, The by Art Spiegelman
  • Confessions of a Paris Party Girl by Vicki Lesage
  • Conversations with History by Susan Lander


  • Darkness Visible by William Styron
  • Dear Committee Members by Julie Schumacher
  • Deer Hunting in Paris by Paula Young Lee
  • Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill
  • Devil, The by Philip C. Almond
  • Dietland by Sarai Walker
  • Dinner, The by Herman Koch
  • Divorce Papers, The by Susan Rieger
  • Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
  • Down Came the Rain by Brooke Shields
  • Dracula by Bram Stoker
  • Dust by Hugh Howey


  • Ectopia by Martin Goodman
  • Eeny Meeny by M. J. Arlidge
  • Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • Enormous Crocodile, The by Roald Dahl
  • Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng


  • Falling Man (1001 Books You Must Read #12) by Don DeLillo
  • Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
  • Fault in Our Stars, The by John Green
  • Fiend by Peter Stenson
  • Fifth Beatle: The Brian Epstein Story, The by Vivek J. Tiwary
  • Fifth House of the Heart, The by Ben Tripp
  • Finding Me by Michelle Knight
  • Flare by Paul Grzegorzek
  • Frangipani Hotel, The by Violet Kupersmith
  • Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson


  • Girl Who Couldn’t Say No, The by Tracy Engelbrecht
  • Girl at War by Sara Novic
  • Girl on the Train, The by Paula Hawkins
  • Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  • Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
  • Good Bones and Simple Murders by Margaret Atwood
  • Goodbye Nothing by Beck Sherman
  • Gracefully Grayson by Ami Polonsky
  • Gracefully Insane by Alex Beam
  • Great Zoo of China, The by Matthew Reilly
  • Guns by Stephen King
  • Gutenberg’s Apprentice by Alix Christie


  • Ham: Slices of a Life by Sam Harris
  • Hands Free Mama by Rachel Macy Stafford
  • Hanging Judge, The by Michael Ponsor
  • Haunting of Hill House, The by Shirley Jackson
  • Hausfrau by Jill Alexander Essbaum
  • Heart Does Not Grow Back, The by Fred Venturini
  • Heart Goes Last, The by Margaret Atwood
  • Heart-Shaped Box by Joe Hill
  • Hell House by Richard Matheson
  • Here and Now, The by Ann Brashares
  • Hidden: A Child’s Story of the Holocaust by Loic Dauvillier
  • Hiroshima by John Hersey
  • Horns by Joe Hill
  • How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran
  • How to Talk to a Skeptic by Donald J. Johnson
  • Hundred-Year House, The by Rebecca Makkai
  • Hyde by Daniel Levine


  • I Kill the Mockingbird by Paul Acampora
  • In One Person by John Irving
  • Inferno by Dan Brown
  • Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace
  • Interview with the Vampire by Anne Rice
  • Invaders, The by Karolina Waclawiak
  • Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling
  • It by Stephen King


  • Jaws by Peter Benchley
  • Jesus > Religion by Jefferson Bethke
  • Jesus Cow, The by Michael Perry
  • Jesus Feminist by Sarah Bessey
  • Jesus Hates Religion by Alex Himaya
  • Joe Hill’s Thumbprint by Joe Hill
  • John Adams by David McCullough


  • Karma Gone Bad by Jenny Feldon


  • Last Train to Babylon by Charlee Fam
  • Lazarus by Greg Rucka
  • Lennon Revealed by Larry Kane
  • Les Miserables – Manga Classics by Victor Hugo
  • Les Misérables by Victor Hugo
  • Let’s Pretend This Never Happened by Jenny Lawson
  • Lettin It All Hang Out by RuPaul
  • Lexicon by Max Barry
  • Library at Mount Char, The by Scott Hawkins
  • Life After Dane by Edward Lorn
  • Lighthouse Island by Paulette Jiles
  • Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (positive review), The by C. S. Lewis
  • Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, The (Chronicles of Narnia #1) by C. S. Lewis
  • Little Failure by Gary Shteyngart
  • Little House in the Big Woods by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder
  • Little Life, A by Hanya Yanagihara
  • Lives in Ruins by Marilyn Johnson
  • Lock In by John Scalzi
  • Look Who’s Back by Timur Vermes
  • Lost & Found by Brooke Davis


  • Martian, The by Andy Weir
  • Monster at the End of this Book, The by Jon Stone
  • Moriarty by Anthony Horowitz
  • My Boyfriend Barfed in My Handbag . . . and Other Things You Can’t Ask Martha by Jolie Kerr
  • Myth of the Spoiled Child, The by Alfie Kohn


  • Naked in the Forest by Geneva West
  • Narcoleptic Hooker by Emma Janson
  • Neuromancer by William Gibson
  • Never List, The by Koethi Zan
  • Never Pray Again by Aric Clark, Doug Hagler, Nick Larson
  • New World, The by Chris Adrian, Eli Horowitz


  • Ocean at the End of the Lane, The by Neil Gaiman
  • On Sal Mal Lane by Ru Freeman
  • One of Us by Tawni O’Dell
  • Only Ones, The by Carola Dibbell
  • Ophelia and the Marvelous Boy by Karen Foxlee
  • Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller
  • Our Souls at Night by Kent Haruf


  • Papal Bull by Joseph Wenke
  • Pastrix by Nadia Bolz-Weber
  • Paying Guests, The by Sarah Waters
  • Playful Parenting by Lawrence J. Cohen
  • Positron Serials by Margaret Atwood
  • Positron Serials by Margaret Atwood
  • Pounded in the Butt by My Own Butt by Chuck Tingle
  • Precious Thing by Colette McBeth
  • Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt


  • Queer and Pleasant Danger, A by Kate Bornstein


  • Rammed by the Raptor by Adriana Lovely
  • Redeployment by Phil Klay
  • Requiem for a Dream by Hubert Selby
  • Rise & Fall of Great Powers, The by Tom Rachman
  • Rise and Fall of the Third Reich, The by William L. Shirer
  • Road, The by Cormac McCarthy
  • Rosie Revere, Engineer by Andrea Beaty


  • Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles 2) by Marissa Meyer
  • Seveneves by Neal Stephenson
  • Shift by Hugh Howey
  • Shining, The by Stephen King
  • Shore, The by Sara Taylor
  • Shovel Ready by Adam Sternbergh
  • Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball
  • Silk Armor by Claire Sydenham
  • Silver Linings Playbook, The by Matthew Quick
  • Slade House by David Mitchell
  • Snake Agent by Liz Williams
  • Solomon the Peacemaker by Hunter Welles
  • Son, The by Jo Nesbo
  • Sous Chef by Michael Gibney
  • Spool of Blue Thread, A by Anne Tyler
  • Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
  • Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight, The by Jennifer E. Smith
  • Steal the North by Heather Brittain Bergstrom
  • Stephen King Films FAQ by Scott Von Doviak
  • Sterling Silver and Dollar Stores: Life With My Southern Mother by Ann Currie Williams
  • Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson
  • Store, The by Bentley Little
  • Storied Life of A. J. Fikry, The by Gabrielle Zevin
  • Strange Library, The by Haruki Murakami
  • String Diaries, The by Stephen Lloyd Jones
  • Study in Scarlet and The Sign of Four, A by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Suffer the Children by Craig DiLouie
  • Summer House with Swimming Pool by Herman Koch
  • Surfacing by Margaret Atwood


  • Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
  • Thirteenth Tale, The by Diane Setterfield
  • This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
  • This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski
  • Tovi the Penguin – Goes Camping by Janina Rossiter
  • Town Like Alice, A by Nevil Shute
  • Turner House, The by Angela Flournoy
  • Twittering from the Circus of the Dead by Joe Hill


  • Under Your Skin by Sabine Durrant
  • Underworld by Don DeLillo
  • Untamed State, An by Roxane Gay
  • Us Conductors by Sean Michaels


  • Very Hungry Zombie, The by Michael Teitelbaum
  • Vines, The by Christopher Rice
  • Visit from the Goon Squad, A by Jennifer Egan
  • Vivian Apple at the End of the World by Katie Coyle


  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  • Weight of Blood, The by Laura McHugh
  • White Horse by Alex Adams
  • Whites, The by Harry Brandt, Richard Price
  • Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer
  • Woman with a Gun by Phillip Margolin
  • Wool Omnibus by Hugh Howey
  • Word Exchange, The by Alena Graedon



  • Year of No Sugar by Eve O. Schaub
  • Yes Please by Amy Poehler
  • Yeshu by Charles David Kleymeyer


  • Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis