Book Reviews

By authors last name ... (this is a bit of a mess but I just realized that I have enough reviews that I should organize an index.  I will tart it up at some point.) I also realized while making this list that it is not terribly indicative of my usual taste in reading.  I am usually very heavy in non-fiction, classic/cozy mysteries, fantasy, and some science fiction.


The Wolves of Willoughby Chase by Joan Aiken

Owl's Well That Ends Well (mini review) by Donna Andrews
Some Like it Hawk by Donna Andrews
Hen of the Baskervilles by Donna Andrews


Lexicon by Max Barry

Chasing Vermeer by Blue Balliett

Journey and Quest - two books by Aaron Becker

Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh

Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol


Soulless by Gail Carriger

Etiquette & Espionage by Gail Carriger
Curtsies & Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Gravity by Jason Chin

The Man in the Brown Suit by Agatha Christie

What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World by Henry Clark

Delilah Dirk and the Turkish Lieutenant by Tony Cliff

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer - mini review

Fighting Fire! by Michael Cooper - rambing discuss



Florence Nightingale by Demi 

The Story of Buildings by Patrick Dillion



The Scraps Book: Notes from a Colorful Life by Lois Ehlert


The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde
The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde

If An Armadillo Went to a Restaurant by Ellen Fischer

Under the Egg by Laura Marx Fitzgerald


Fortunately, the Milk by Neil Gaiman

Escape from Mr. Lemoncello's Library by Chris Grabenstein

The Mad Potter by Jan Greenberg & Sandra Gordan


Animals Teachers by Janet Halfmann

84, Charing Cross Road by Helene Hanff

Julia's House for Lost Creatures by Ben Hatke 
Zita the Spacegirl: Far from Home by Ben Hatke

The Irish Game by Matthew Hart - mini review
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness - a DNF

Bridge of Birds by Barry Hughart


The Secret of Platform 13 by Eva Ibbotson
The Star of Kazan by Eva Ibbotson
Dial-a-Ghost by Eva Ibbotson


The Island of Chaldea by Diana Wynne Jones

The Disappearing Spoon by Sam Kean

Nine Goblins by T Kingfisher (aka Ursula Vernon) 

Field Notes from A Catastrophe: Man, Nature and Climate Change by Elizabeth Kolbert


A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle


Pi in the Sky by Wendy Mass mini review

Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire mini review
Midnight Blue-Light Special (the second InCryptid novel) by Seanan McGuire 
Half-Off Ragnarok (the third InCryptid novel) by Seanan McGuire 

Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer
Cress by Marissa Meyer

Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Viva Frida by Yuyi Morales


The Cabinet of Earths by Anne Nesbet

Lake Effect: Two Sisters and a Town's Toxic Legacy by Nancy A. Nichols



The Conundrum: How Scientific Innovation, Increased Efficiency, and Good Intentions Can Make Our Energy and Climate Problems Worse by David Owen


The Seventh Sinner by Elizabeth Peters

Josephine - Words by Patricia Hruby Powell



The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin

Goth Girl and the Ghost of A Mouse by Chris Riddell
Ottoline and the Yellow Cat by Chris Riddell
Ottoline goes to School by Chris Riddell


Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Games of Command by Linnea Sinclair - mini whatever

The Pilot and the Little Prince: The Life of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry by Peter Sís

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

The Screaming Staircase (Lockwood & Co. Book 1) by Jonathan Stroud
The Whispering Skull (Lockwood & Co Book 2) by Jonathan Stroud 




Digger by Ursula Vernon
Nine Goblins by T Kingfisher (aka Ursula Vernon) 
Nurk: The Strange, Surprising, Adventures of a (Somewhat) Brave Shrew by Ursula Vernon 


The Golem and the Jinni by Helene Wecker

Queen Victoria's Bathing Machine by Gloria Whelan

Blackout/All Clear by Connie Willis - Books that Made you NUTS !
The Grand Tour: or the Purloined Coronation Regalia by Patricia Wrede and Caroline Stevermer





1 comment:

  1. 'In the Jaws of the Dragon' is now available from Nether Worlds Books.
    Your thoughts would be welcome.


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