Book Reviews A-Z

Alphabetical Order By Author


Naomi Alderman – The Power

Svetlana Alexievich – The Unwomanly Face of War

Kate Atkinson – Behind the Scenes at the Museum

Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale



Fredrik Backman – My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologies

Jennifer Lynn Barnes – Raised by Wolves

Jennifer Lynn Barnes – Trial by Fire

Jennifer Lynn Barnes – Taken by Storm

Will Barrow – Buster: The Dog Who Saved A Thousand Lives

Belinda Bauer – Snap

Paul Beatty – The Sellout

Chloe Benjamin – The Immortalists

Louisa Bennet – Monty and Me

Sharon Bolton – Daisy in Chains

Tracy Borman – The King’s Witch

Oyinkan Braithwaite – My Sister the Serial Killer

Anne Brontë – The Tenant of Wildfell Hall

Charlotte Brontë – Villette

Graeme Macrae Burnet – His Bloody Project

Frances Burney – Evelina

Jessie Burton – The Miniaturist

Jessie Burton – The Muse



Meg Cabot – The Abandon Trilogy

Joanna Cannon – The Trouble With Goats And Sheep

Joanna Cannon – Three Things About Elsie

M. R. Carey – The Girl With All The Gifts

Lewis Carroll – Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland/Through the Looking Glass

Eleanor Catton – The Luminaries

Becky Chambers – A Closed and Common Orbit

Becky Chambers – The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet

G. K. Chesterton – The Man Who Was Thursday

Katherine Clements – The Coffin Path

Emma Cline – The Girls

Ernest Cline – Ready Player One

Bridget Collins – The Binding

Michael Crichton – Jurassic Park

Jonathan Crown – Sirius



Roald Dahl – Matilda

Roald Dahl – The Witches

J. P. Delaney – The Girl Before

J. P. Delaney – Author Q and A

Philip K. Dick – Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep

Charles Dickens – A Christmas Carol

Caitlin Doughty – Smoke Gets In Your Eyes

Arthur Conan Doyle – Sherlock Holmes Short Stories (Penguin English Library)

Daphne Du Maurier – The Birds and Other Stories

Daphne Du Maurier – The House on the Strand

Daphne Du Maurier – Jamaica Inn

Katherine Dunn – Geek Love



Thomas Enger – Killed

Thomas Enger – Q and A



William Faulkner – Sanctuary

Marina Fiorato – Crimson and Bone

E. M. Forster – Where Angels Fear to Tread

Christopher Fowler – The Book of Forgotten Authors

Laurie Frankel – This Is How It Always Is

Stephen Fry – Mythos: The Greek Myths Retold

Claire Fuller – Our Endless Numbered Days




Eliza Garrett – Classic Tails

Elizabeth Gaskell – Cranford

Imogen Hermes Gowar – The Mermaid and Mrs Hancock

Elly Griffiths – The Chalk Pit

Sam Guglani – Histories




Mark Haddon – The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Tom Hanks – Uncommon Types

Thomas Hardy – Tess of the D’Urbervilles

Tomas Hardy – The Mayor of Casterbridge

Thomas Hardy – Two on a Tower

Nathaniel Hawthorne – The Scarlet Letter

David Heyhoe – It’s All About Treo

Amanda Hickie – Before This Is Over

Susan Hill – The Woman in Black

Victoria Hislop – The Island

Robin Hobb – Assassin’s Apprentice

Robin Hobb – Royal Assassin

Robin Hobb – Assassin’s Quest

Ruth Hogan – The Keeper Of Lost Things

Ruth Hogan – The Wisdom Of Sally Red Shoes

Gail Honeyman – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine

Kathryn Hughes – Victorians Undone

Maria Hummel – Still Lives

Andrew Michael Hurley – Devil’s Day

Andrew Michael Hurley – The Loney

Sun-Mi Hwang – The Dog Who Dared to Dream



Shirley Jackson – The Haunting of Hill House

Henry James – The Portrait of a Lady

Henry James – Washington Square

Marlon James – A Brief History of Seven Killings

Lindsey Lee Johnson – The Most Dangerous Place On Earth

Jonas Jonasson – The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden



Paul Kalanithi – When Breath Becomes Air

Meena Kandasamy – When I Hit You

Caroline Kepnes – You

Ken Kesey – One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest

Stephen King – On Writing

Stephen King – Pet Sematary

Stephen King – The Gunslinger

Stephen King – The Drawing of the Three

Stephen King – The Waste Lands

Stephen King – Wizard and Glass

Stephen King – Wolves of the Calla

Stephen King – Song of Susannah

Stephen King – The Dark Tower

Snorri Kristjansson – Kin

Nora Krug – Heimat

Rachel Kushner – The Mars Room



Stieg Larsson – The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Marghanita Laski – The Victorian Chaise-Longue

Pierre Lemaitre – Three Days and a Life

Damien Lewis – Judy: A Dog in a Million

Matthew Lewis – The Monk

Phillip Lewis – The Barrowfields

Alison Littlewood – The Crow Garden

E. Lockhart – We Were Liars

Sarah Lotz – The Three

Sarah Lotz – The White Road

H. P. Lovecraft –At the Mountains of Madness



Sally Magnusson – The Sealwoman’s Gift

Josh Malerman – Bird Box

Emily St. John Mandel – Station Eleven

George R. R. Martin – A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms

Ian McEwan – Nutshell

Elizabeth McKenzie – The Portable Veblen

Catriona McPherson – Dandy Gilver and a Spot of Toil and Trouble

Catriona McPherson – A Step So Grave

Catriona McPherson – Author Q and A

Kate McQuaile – Without A Word

Jennie Melamed – Gather the Daughters

Herman Melville – Moby Dick

Madeline Miller – Circe

Madeline Miller – The Song of Achilles

John Milton – Paradise Lost

Caitlin Moran – How To Build A Girl

Heather Morris – The Tattooist of Auschwitz

Lars Mytting – The Sixteen Trees of the Somme



Patrick Ness – A Monster Calls



Andrew O’Neill – A History of Heavy Metal

Louise O’Neill – Asking For It



R. J. Palacio – Wonder

Stef Penney – Under A Pole Star

Benjamin Percy – The Dark Net

Sarah Perry – The Essex Serpent

Sarah Perry – Melmoth

Tasmina Perry – The Pool House

Emily Phillips – Trying

Edgar Allan Poe – The Murders in The Rue Morgue and Other Tales

Terry Pratchett – The Colour of Magic (Discworld #1)

Philip Pullman – Northern Lights (His Dark Materials #1)

Laura Purcell – The Silent Companions



Amanda Reynolds – Close To Me

Ransom Riggs – Hollow City

Ransom Riggs – Library of Souls

Rainbow Rowell – Landline

J. K. Rowling – The Harry Potter Companion Volumes

J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne – Harry Potter and the Cursed Child



Sarah Schmidt – See What I Have Done

Will Schwalbe – Books For Living

Kamila Shamsie – Home Fire

Matt Simon – The Wasp That Brainwashed The Caterpillar

Jo Spain – The Confession

Jo Spain – Sleeping Beauties

Neil Spring – The Lost Village

Neil Spring – Author Q and A

M. L. Stedman – The Light Between Oceans

Robert Louis Stevenson – Treasure Island

Patrick Süskind – Perfume

S. D. Sykes – City of Masks



Donna Tartt – The Secret History

William Makepeace Thackeray – Vanity Fair

Angie Thomas – The Hate U Give

G X Todd – Defender



Arnold Van De Laar – Under the Knife

Antonin Varenne – Retribution Road

Various Authors – Ghosts of Christmas Past (Short Stories)



Lauren Fern Watts – Gizelle’s Bucket List

Jesmyn Ward – Sing, Unburied, Sing

Alison Weir – Jane Seymour: The Haunted Queen (Six Tudor Queens Series)

Alison Weir – Anna of Kleve: Queen of Secrets (Six Tudor Queen Series)

Kaite Welsh – The Wages of Sin

E. B. White – Charlotte’s Web

Frank White – There Was A Time

Chris Wickham – Medieval Europe

Laura Wilson – The Other Woman

Nick Clark Windo – The Feed

Jeanette Winterson – The Gap of Time