04 August 2008

Reviews by Title

Books reviewed, spotlighted, or featured since 2008

A
About Alice by Calvin Trillin
Above All Things by Tanis Rideout
Abraham Lincoln: The Man behind the Myths by Stephen B. Oates
Absolution by Patrick Flanery 
Advent by James Treadwell
Aftermath by Rachel Cusk
After the Falls by Catherine Gildiner
After the Moment by Garret Freymann-Weyer
Age of Doubt by Andrea Camilleri
Albert the Fix-It Man by Janet Lord
The Alchemyst by Michael Scott
Alibis by Andre Aciman
All-American Cookie Book by Nancy Baggett
All Alone in the Universe by Lynne Rae Perkins
All Mortal Flesh by Julia Spencer-Fleming
All This Talk of Love by Christopher Castellani
All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
All Woman and Springtime by Brandon W. Jones
Amaryllis in Blueberry by Christina Meldrum
Almost Perfect by Brian Katcher
Amelia Peabody's Egypt: A Compendium edited by Elizabeth Peters and Kristen Whitbread
Americana (Jack of Fables 4) by Bill Willingham
An American Family by Peter Lefcourt 
American Flavor by Andrew Carmellini
American Rust by Philipp Meyer
Anatole by Eve Titus
And Then I Found You by Patti Callahan Henry
And the Pursuit of Happiness by Maira Kalman
And the Tide Comes In . . . Exploring a Georgia Salt Marsh by Merrly Alber
Angelina's Bachelors by Brian O'Reilly
Angelology by Danielle Trussoni (spotlight)
Angelopolis by Danielle Trussoni
The Angry Buddhist by Seth Greenland
Animal Farm (Fables 2) by Bill Willingham
The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook by Kate Macdonald
The Antelope Wife by Louise Erdrich
Anya's Ghost by Vera Brosgol
The Ape Who Guards the Balance by Elizabeth Peters
Arabian Nights (And Days) (Fables 7) by Bill Willingham
Arcadia Falls by Carol Goodman
Around the Southern Table by Sarah Belk
The Arrival by Shaun Tan
The Arrogant Years by Lucette Lagnado
Artemis Fowl (graphic) by Eoin Colfer
The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home by Michael C. Zusman and Nick Zukin
The Art Forger by B. A. Shapiro
The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach
The Asian Barbecue Book by Alex Skaria
Atlantic by Simon Winchester
Aunt Dimity and the Village Witch by Nancy Atherton
Auschwitz by Pascal Croci
Austenland by Shannon Hale

B
"Babette's Feast" by Isak Dinesen
The Back in the Swing Cookbook by Barbara C. Unell and Judith Fertig
Bad Marie by Marcy Demansky (spotlight)
The Bad Prince (Jack of Fables 3) by Bill Willingham
Bad Things Happen by Harry Dolan (spotlight)
Bake Sale by Sara Varon
Baltimore Blues by Laura Lippmann
The Barbara Pym Cookbook by Hilary Pym
The Barbarian Nurseries by Héctor Tobar
Bar Cookies A to Z by Marie Simmons
Basin and Range by John McPhee
Battleborn by Claire Vaye Watkins
Battle Royale by Koushun Takami
The Beach Trees by Karen White
Bean by Bean by Crescent Dragonwagon
The Beans of Egypt, Maine by Carolyn Chute
Beautiful Dead by Eden Maguire
Beautiful Souls by Eyal Press
Beauty Queens by Libba Bray
The Beekeeper's Lament by Hannah Nordhaus
The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Cookbook by Brent Ridge and Josh Kilmer-Purcell
Before Green Gables by Budge Wilson
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo
Benny & Shrimp by Katarina Mazetti
Best Kept Secret by Amy Hatvany
Between Me and the River by Carrie Host (spotlight)
The Big Book of Preserving the Harvest by Carol W. Costenbader
Big House by George Howe Colt
The Bird House by Kelly Simmons
Birdseye: The Adventures of a Curious Man by Mark Kurlansky
Biscuits, Spoonbread, and Sweet Potato Pie by Bill Neal
Blackberry Winter by Sarah Jio
Black Ice by Andrew Lane
Bleeding Kansas by Sara Paretsky
Bleeding Violet by Dia Reeves
Blessed Are the Cheesemakers by Sarah-Kate Lynch
The Blessings of the Animals by Katrina Kittle
The Blind Contessa's New Machine by Carey Wallace
The Blind Spy by Alex Dryden
Blind Your Ponies by Stanley Gordon West
Blizzard! by Jim Murphy
Blizzard of Glass by Sally M. Walker
Blood Wounds by Susan Beth Pfeffer
Blue Corn and Chocolate by Elizabeth Rozin
Blue Moon by Michael Morris
Bog Child by Siobhan Dowd
Bohemian Girl by Terese Svoboda
Bold: A Cookbook of Big Flavors by Susanna Hoffman and Victoria Wise
Bon Appetit by Jessie Hartland
Bone Handbook by Jeff Smith
The Book of Jonah by Joshua Max Feldman (spotlight)
The Book of Lost Fragrances by M. J. Rose
Book Lust to Go by Nancy Pearl
The Book of Awesome by Neil Pasricha (spotlight)
The Book of (Even More) Awesome by Neil Pasricha
The Book of (Holiday) Awesome by Neil Pasricha
The Book of Fires by Jane Borodale
Boozy Brunch by Peter Joseph
The Boy Who Wanted to Cook by Gloria Whelan
The Brain Finds a Leg by Martin Chatterton (spotlight)
The Brain Full of Holes by Martin Chatterton
Bran Hambric: The Farfield Curse by Kaleb Nation
Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu
The Bread Lover's Bread Machine Cookbook by Beth Hensperger
Breads of the Southwest by Beth Hensperger 
Bride of New France by Suzanne DesRoshers
Broadway Baby by Alan Shapiro
Broken Harbor by Tana French 
Brook Trout and the Writing Life by Craig Nova
Brownie Groundhog and February Fox by Susan Blackaby
Burning for Revenge by John Marsden
Butterfly by Sonya Hartnett
By Nightfall by Michael Cunningham

C
California Wine Country Cooking by Lee Bailey
The Call by Yannick Murphy
Calling Me Home by Julie Kibler
Calling Mr. King by Ronald De Feo
Canada by Richard Ford
Capitol Hill Cooks by Linda Bauer
Captivate by Carrie Jones 
Caribou Island by David Vann
The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins
Catherine the Great by Robert K. Massie
Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood
Ceepak mysteries by Chris Grabenstein
Changeling by Philippa Gregory
Charlotte au Chocolat: Memories of a Restaurant Girlhood by Charlotte Silver
Charm City by Laura Lippman
Chef Michael Smith's Kitchen by Michael Smith
The Chicken Chronicles by Alice Walker
Child of the Northern Spring by Persia Woolley
The Chinese Vegan Kitchen by Donna Klein
Chocolate by Max Brenner
The Chocolate Castle Clue by JoAnna Carl
Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral
Circle of Flight by John Marsden
Civil War America: 1850-1870 by Paul Johnson
City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte (spotlight)
City of Women by David R. Gillham
A Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin
The Classical Cookbook by Andrew Dalby and Sally Grainger
Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff (spotlight)
Cleopatra's Moon by Vicky Alvear Shecter
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
Cocktail Hour under the Tree of Forgetfulness by Alexandra Fuller
Cocktail Time by Sandra Lee
Cod by Mark Kurlansky
A Cold Day for Murder by Dana Stabenow
The Coldest Night by Robert Olmstead
Collateral Damage by Stuart Woods 
College in a Nutskull edited by Anders Henriksson
Colonial Virgina Cookery by Jane Carson
The Colour of Milk by Nell Leyshon
Comet's Tale by Steven Wolf
Coming of Age on Zoloft by Katherine Sharpe
Confederate Nation: 1861-1865 by Emory M. Thomas
Cookery for Entertaining by Marlene Sorosky
Cooking under Pressure by Lorna Sass
Cooks Illustrated Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen
Cooky Book by Betty Crocker
Cool Cocktails by Ben Reed
The Cornbread Gospels by Crescent Dragonwagon
The Cove by Ron Rash 
Country Weekends by Lee Bailey
The Crabby Cook Cookbook by Jessica Harper
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin
Crown of Horns by Jeff Smith
Cruising Attitude by Heather Poole
Cucina Povera by Pamela Sheldon Johns
Culinary Classics & Improvisations by Michael Field
Curiosity Killed the Cat Sitter by Blaize Clement
Curiosity Thrilled the Cat by Sofie Kelly

D
Dairy Hollow House Soup & Bread by Crescent Dragonwagon
A Dance to the Music of Time Part 1 by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time Part 2 by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time Part 3 by Anthony Powell
A Dance to the Music of Time Part 4 by Anthony Powell
A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
The Darcys & the Bingleys by Marsha Altman
The Dark Ages (Fables 12) by Bill Willingham
The Dark and Hollow Places by Carrie Ryan
Dark Companion by Marta Acosta (spotlight)
Darkness Be My Friend by John Marsden
Dark Souls by Paula Morris
Dawn on a Distant Shore by Sara Donati
Day for Night by Frederick Reiken
Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
Dead As a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
Dead by Midnight by Carolyn Hart (spotlight)
Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
Dead Low Tide by Bret Lott
Dead Man's Fancy by Keith McCafferty (spotlight)
Deadly Nightshade by Cynthia Riggs
The Dead of the Night by John Marsden
Dead of Wynter by Spencer Seidel
The Dead-Tossed Waves by Carrie Ryan
Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
Dear America: Down the Rabbit Hole by Susan Campbell Bartoletti
Dearie by Rob Spitz 
Dear Julia by Amy Bronwen Zemser
Death at Wentwater Court by Carola Dunn
Death by the Dozen by Jenn McKinlay (another spotlight)
Death of a Charming Man by M. C. Beaton
Death of a Macho Man by M. C. Beaton
Death of a Nag by M. C. Beaton
Death of a Travelling Man by M. C. Beaton
Death Qualified by Kate Wilhelm
Deep Down True by Juliette Fay
Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
Delectable Mountains by Earlene Fowler
Deliriously Happy by Larry Doyle
The Demands by Mark Billingham
The Demon of River Heights by Stefan Petrucha
The Descendants by Kaui Hart Hemmings
Desserts from the Famous Loveless Cafe by Alisa Huntsman
The Detour, by Andromeda Romano-Lax
Devil in a Blue Dress by Walter Mosley
Devil in Winter by Lisa Kleypas
Diamond Ruby by Joseph Wallace
Dinner: A Love Story by Jenny Rosenstrach
Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant by Anne Tyler
A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness (spotlight; another spotlight)
Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates by Shax Riegler
The Diva Digs up the Dirt by Krista Davis
The Diva Haunts the House by Krista Davis
Divergent by Veronica Roth
The Doctor and the Diva by Adrienne McDonnell
Domestic Violets by Matthew Norman (spotlight)
Double Eagle by Sneed B. Collard III
Dough by Richard Bertinet
Drama by Raina Telgemeier
Dreaming Anastasia by Joy Preble (spotlight)
The Drops of God #1  by Tadashi Agi
The Drops of God #2 by Taashi Agi 
The Drunken Botanist by Amy Stewart
The Drowning House by Elizabeth Black (for AudioFile magazine) 
The Dubious Salvation of Jack V. by Jacques Strauss
Dungeness Crabs and Blackberry Cobblers by Jane Hibler
The Dust of 100 Dogs by A. S. King
Dust to Dust by Benjamin Busch
The Dragonslayer by Jeff Smith

E
The Earth Moved by Amy Stewart
The Eastern Stars by Mark Kurlansky
Eating Together: Recollections and Recipes by Lillian Hellman and Peter Feibleman
Eat Your Feelings by Heather Whaley
An Echo in the Bone by Diana Gabaldon
Einstein: His Life and Universe by Walter Isaacson 
11 Birthdays by Wendy Mass
The Eleventh Plague by Jeff Hirsch
Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi
Emily, Alone by Stewart O'Nan
Emily Hudson by Melissa Jones
Emily the Strange: Piece of Mind by Rob Reger and Jessica Gruner
Empires, Nations, and Families by Anne F. Hyde 
The End of Marking Time by C.J. West
The End of the Wasp Season by Denise Mina
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
English Tea Murder by Leslie Meier
The Essential Vegetarian Cookbook by Diana Shaw
Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy
Everything Beautiful Began After by Simon van Booy
Everything Here Is the Best Thing Ever by Justin Taylor
Everything Is Going to Be Great by Rachel Shukert
The Eye of the Jade by Diane Wei Liang
The Exile by Diana Gabaldon
Exley by Brock Clarke
Extra Virginity: The Sublime and Scandalous World of Olive Oil by Tom Mueller (mini review)
Eyes of the Storm by Jeff Smith

F
Faith Bass Darling's Last Garage Sale by Lynda Rutledge
Falcon at the Portal by Elizabeth Peters
Fallen by David Maine
Fallen by Karin Slaughter
Fallen Beauty by Erika Robuck
Falling Kingdoms by Morgan Rhodes 
Fall of Giants by Ken Follett
The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
The Family Fang by Kevin Wilson
Farmers' Market Desserts by Jennie Schacht
Farmers' Markets of the Heartland by Janine MacLachlan
Fast, Fresh, and Green by Susie Middleton
Fante: A Memoir by Dan Fante (spotlight)
Fathermucker by Greg Olear
A Feast for Crows by George R. R. Martin
Fellowship of the Ringby J. R.R. Tolkien (discussion post #1, #2, #3)
The Fever Tree by Jennifer McVeigh
Fifteen Digits by Nick Santora
The Financial Lives of the Poets by Jess Walter
Finger Food by Elsa Petersen-Schepelern
52 Loaves by William Alexander
Fire Season: Field Notes from a Wilderness Lookout by Philip Connors
Fire Study by Maria V. Snyder
Fishing Journals by Louis Gary Lami
Five Bells, by Gail Jones
The $5 Dinner Mom Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook by Erin Chase
Flash Point by Sneed B. Collard III
Flawless by Scott Andrew Selby and Greg Campbell
Flesh & Blood So Cheap by Albert Marrin
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey
Florida Cookbook by Jeanne Voltz and Caroline Stuart
Flour by Joanne Chang
Flowers in the Sky by Lynn Joseph
Food from Many Greek Kitchens by Tessa Kiros
Food Lover's Guide to Wine by Karen Page and Andrew Dornenburg
Food Rules by Michael Pollan (illustrated by Maria Kalman)
FoodTrients by Grace O
The Food You Crave by Ellie Krieger
The Foodie Handbook by Pim Techamuanvivit
The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
Forever by Maggie Stiefvater
Forgotten by Cat Patrick (spotlight)
The Forgotten Waltz by Anne Enright
For the King by Catherine Delors
The Founding by Cynthia Harrod Eagles
The French Classics Made Easy by Richard Grausman
French Laundry Cookbook by Thomas Keller
French Lessons by Peter Mayle
French Milk by Lucy Knisley
Fresh Fruit Desserts by Sheryl and Mel London
A Friend of the Family by Lauren Grodstein
From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris
Fuse by Julianna Baggott

G
A Game of Thrones by George R. R. Martin (spotlight)
Game On Diet by Krista Vernoff and Az Fercuson
Gap Creek by Robert Morgan
The Garner Files by James Garner
The Gastronomical Me by M. F. K. Fisher 
The Gendarme by Mark T. Mustian
Genesis by Bernard Beckett
Genghis: Birth of an Empire by Conn Iggulden
Genghis: Lords of the Bow by Conn Iggulden
Ghost Circles by Jeff Smith
The Giant Book of Giants by Saviour Pirotta
Gideon's Sword by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child
A Gift from Brittany by Marjorie Price (spotlight)
Gingersnap by Patricia Reilly Giff 
The Girl Below by Biana Zander
Girlchild by Tupelo Hassman
Girl Trouble by Holly Goddard Jones
The Girl Who Fell from the Sky by Heidi W. Durrow
The Girl Who Would Speak for the Dead by Paul Elwork
Girl with the Dragon Tatoo by Steig Larsson
Glory Be by Augusta Scattergood
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye
The Gods of Guilt by Michael Connelly
Gold by Chris Cleave
The Golden Door by Emily Rodda 
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
A Good American by Alex George
The Good Daughters by Joyce Maynard
Goodnight Tweetheart: A Love Story in 140 Characters or Less by Teresa Medeiros
The Good Prince (Fables 10) by Bill Willingham
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Great Britain by Jamie Oliver
The Great Cow Race by Jeff Smith
Great Dream of Heaven by Sam Shepard
The Great Lover by Jill Dawson
The Great Mortality: An Intimate History of the Black Death, the Most Devastating Plague of All Time by John Kelly 
Great Vegetarian Cooking under Pressure by Lorna Sass
The Greenmarket Cookbok by Joel Patraker & Joan Schwartz
The Green River Killer by Jeff Jensen
Guardian of the Horizon by Elizabeth Peters 

H
Half a Life by Darin Strauss (spotlight)
The Hanging Tree by Bryan Gruley
The Harbormaster's Daughter by Heidi Jon Schmidt 
Harvest by Richard Horan
Heading Out to Wonderful by Robert Goolrick
The Headmaster's Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene 
The Healing by Jonathon Odell
Hearse and Buggy by Laura Bradford
Heart Earth by Ivan Doig
The Heart Is Not a Size by Beth Kephart
Heartland: The Cookbook by Judith Fertig
Heart of the Artichoke by David Tanis
Heat by Bill Buford
Hell or High Water by Joy Castro
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Herbivoracious by Michael Natkin
Hereville: How Mirka Got Her Sword by Barry Deutsch
Hero: The Life and Legend of Lawrence of Arabia by Michael Korda
Hikikomori and the Rental Sister by Jeff Backhaus
The Hippopotamus Pool by Elizabeth Peters
Hit Lit: Cracking the Code of the Twentieth Century's Biggest Bestsellers by James W. Hall
Hit Man by Lawrence Block
The Hobbit by J. R. Tolkien (discussion post #1, #2, #3)
Hold Fast by Blue Balliett
Homebaking by Jeffrey Alford and Namoi Duguid
Home Game by Michael Lewis
Homelands (Fables 6) by Bill Willingham
The Homemade Pantry by Alana Chernila 
Horses of the Dawn: The Escape by Kathryn Lasky
Hot Button by Kylie Logan
The House of Blue Mangoes by David Davidar
The House of Mondavi by Julia Flynn Siler
House of Shadows by Rachel Neumeier
The House of Tomorrow by Peter Bognanni
The House on Tradd Street by Karen White
How Dolly Parton Saved My Live by Charlotte Connors
How to Cook without a Book by Pam Anderson
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia by Mohsin Hamid 
How to Lose the Civil War: Military Mistakes of the War Between the States by Bill Fawcett
How to Love Wine by Eric Asimov
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
Hush by Eishes Chayil
The Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarty

I
The Ice Princess by Camilla Läckberg
I, Claudius by Robert Graves
The Icon Thief, by Alec Nevala-Lee
If Jack's in Love by Stephen Wetta
If You Follow Me by Malena Watrous
Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke
I'll Be Dead by the Time You Read This by Romeo Alaeff
I Love Cinnamon Rolls! by Judith Fertig
I Love Corn by Lisa Skye
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
The Imperfectionists by Thomas Rachman
Imperium by Robert Harris
The Impossible Knife of Memory by Laurie Halse Anderson
I'm Sorry You Feel That Way by Diana Joseph
I'm Your Man: The Life of Leonard Cohen by Sylvie Simmons
In a Perfect World by Laura Kasischke
Incurable by John Marsden
The Informationist by Taylor Stevens
Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke
Inkspell by Cornelia Funke
Inside Man (The Unwritten 2) by Mike Carey and Peter Gross
Instruments of Darkness by Imogen Robertson
In the Sanctuary of Outcasts by Neil White
In the Shadow of the Cypress by Thomas Steinbeck
The Intolerant Gourmet: Glorious Food without Gluten & Lactose by Barbara Kafka
Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Inventing Montana by Ted Leeson
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
I, Q: Independence Hall by Roland Smith
Irises, by Francisco X Stork
An Irish Country Christmas by Patrick Taylor
An Irish Country Girl by Patrick Taylor
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
Ironweed by William Kennedy
Island beneath the Sea by Isabel Allende (spotlight)
Island of Vice by Richard Zachs
It All Changed in an Instant edited by Larry Smith and Rachel Fershleiser
It Must Have Been Something I Ate by Jeffrey Steingarten
It's Fine by Me by Per Petterson

J
Jack of Hearts (Jack of Fables 2) by Bill Willingham
The Jane Austen Handbook by Margaret C. Sullivan
Jane's Fame: How Jane Austen Conquered the World by Claire Harman
Japanese Cooking: A Simple Art by Shizuo Tsuji
Japanese Farm Food by Nancy Singleton Hachisu
Jujitsu Rabbi and the Godless Blonde by Rebecca Dana 
Joanne Fluke's Lake Eden Cookbook by Joanne Fluke
The Judas Pair by Jonathon Gash
Juliet in August by Dianne Warren
Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde
Just Kids by Patti Smith

K
Kayak Morning: Reflections on Love, Grief, and Small Boats by Roger Rosenblatt
Keys to Good Cooking by Harold McGee (spotlight)
Keep It Simple by Marian Burros
The Kid by Ben Bradlee Jr
A Killing Frost by John Marsden
The Killing Tree by Rachel Keener
The Killing Woods by Lucy Christopher (spotlight)
Kingdom of Ohio by Matthew Flaming (spotlight, feature)
Kingdom of Strangers by Zoe Ferraris
The Kingdoms and the Elves of the Reaches by Robert Stanek
Kira-Kira by Cynthia Kadohata
Kiss & Tell: A Romantic Résumé, Ages 0 to 20 by MariNaomi
Kiss Me Again by Rachel Vail
A Kiss of Shadows by Laurell K. Hamilton
The Kitchen Counter Cooking School by Kathleen Flinn
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness
The Kosher Baker by Paula Shoyer

L
The Lady Elizabeth by Alison Weir
Lamb by Bonnie Nadzam
The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
The Lantern by Deborah Lawrenson
The Last Dead Girl by Harry Dolan
The Last Dickens by Matthew Pearl (spotlight)
The Last Time I Saw Paris by Lynn Sheene
The Laura Ingalls Wilder Country Cookbook introduced by William Anderson
"A Leaf on the Wind of All Hallows" by Diana Gabaldon
Lean on Pete by Willy Vlautin
The Legacy of Eden by Nelle Davy
Leonardo and The Last Supper by Ross King 
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
Let's Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir) by Jenny Lawson
Let's Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell
Letters to Jackie: Condolences from a Grieving Nation by Ellen Fitzpatrick
Legends in Exile (Fables 1) by Bill Willingham
Level 2 by Lenore Appelhans (for AudioFile magazine; teaser)
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (spotlight)
Liar & Spy by Rebecca Stead
Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy by Lidia Matticchio Bastianich
Life after Life by Jill McCorkle
Life among Giants by Bill Roorbach 
The Life of Glass by Jillian Cantor
Lifesaving Lessons by Linda Greenlaw 
Life's That Way by Jim Beaver
The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye
The Lincoln Lawyer by Michael Connelly
Linger by Maggie Stiefvater
The Lion and the the Rose by Kate Quinn (mention)
The Lion Is In by Delia Ephron
Lions of the West by Robert Morgan
Little Bee by Chris Cleave
The Little House Cookbook by Barbara M. Walker
The Little Red Guard by Wenguang Huang
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane (spotlight)
Liver Let Die by Liz Lipperman
Lives of the Trees by Diana Wells
Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy by Gary D. Schmidt (photos)
Londoners by Craig Taylor
The Lords of Discipline by Pat Conroy
Lost & Found by Shaun Tan
Lost and Fondue by Avery Aames
The Lost Art of Mixing by Erica Bauermeister (for AudioFile magazine)
Lost at Sea by Bryan Lee O'Malley
The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins
The Lost Prince by Selden Edward
The Lost Summer of Louisa May Alcott by Kelly O'Connor McNees
The Lost Thing by Shaun Tan
Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake by Anna Quindlen
Love Begins in Winter by Simon Van Booy
The Love Wife by Gish Jen
The Luxe by Anna Godbersen

M
Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell (for AudioFile magazine)
Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn
The Madman's Daughter by Megan Shepherd
Magickeepers by Erica Kirov
Magic Study by Maria V. Snyder
The Magicians by Lev Grossman
Magus of Stonewylde by Kit Berry
The Magykal Papers by Angie Sage (spotlight)
Maine by J. Courtney Sullivan
Maisie Dobbs by Jacqueline Winspear
Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson
Man Gave Names to All the Animals by Bob Dylan; illustrated by Jim Arnosky
The Man on the Third Floor by Anne Bernays (for AudioFile magazine)
Man with a Pan by John Donohue (food post)
March by Geraldine Brooks
March of the Wooden Soilders (Fables 4) by Bill Willingham
The Mark by Jen Nadol
The Marriage Bureau for Rich People
Farahad Zama
Married Love and Other Stories by Tessa Hadley
Mary Ann in Autumn by Armistead Maupin
Mary Poppins in the Kitchen: A Cookery Book with a Story by P. L. Travers
Mayflower by Nathaniel Philbrick
The Maytrees by Annie Dillard
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Mean Seasons (Fables 5) by Bill Willingham
The Medieval Cookbook by Maggie Black
Medium Raw by Anthony Bourdain (spotlight)
Meet the Austins by Madeleine L'Engle (spotlight)
Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
Memoir of the Sunday Brunch by Julia Pandl
The Memory Thief by Rachel Keener
Mercy Thompson series by Patricia Briggs
Merlin's Harp by Anne Eliot Crompton
M. F. K. Fisher, Julia Child & Alice Waters: Celebrating the Pleasures of the Table by Joan Reardon
The Midnight Palace by Carlos Ruiz Zafón
The Midwife of Venice by Roberta Rich
Mighty Spice by John Gregory-Smith
Mind Scrambler by Chris Grabenstein
Minette's Feast by Susanna Reich 
Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris by Marissa Moss
Mrs. Mike by Benedict Freedman
Misses by Ruth Park
Mr. Darcy's Little Sister by C. Allyn Pierson
Mr. Darcy Takes a Wife by Linda Berdoll
Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
Molto Batali by Mario Batali
The Mom 100 Cookbook by Katie Workman
Monet's Table by Claire Joyes
Moon Called by Patricia Briggs
Moondance of Stonewylde by Kit Berry
The Moonflower Vine by Jetta Carleton
The Moon Sisters by Therese Walsh
Moosewood Restaurant Cooks at Home by Moosewood Collective
Moranthology by Caitlin Moran
A Mortal Bane by Roberta Gellis
More Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin
More of This World or Maybe Another by Barb Johnson
Mourad: New Moroccan by Mourad Lahlou
Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 by David Peterson
Moving Day by Meg Cabot
The Mozza Cookbook by Nancy Silverton
My First New York by the editors by New York magazine
My Foodie ABC by Puck
My Life in France by Julia Child
My Name Is Memory by Ann Brashares
My One Square Inch of Alaska by Sharon Short
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
My Wife's Affair by Nancy Woodruff

N
The Nearly Great Escape (Jack of Fables 1) by Bill Willingham
Need by Carrie Jones (spotlight)
A Nest for Celeste by Henry Cole
Never Mind by Edward St. Aubyn
Never Tell by Alafair Burke
The Never Weres by Fiona Smyth
Newspaper Blackout by Austin Kleon
Next Stop: A Memoir of Family by Glen Finland
The Night Is for Killing by John Marsden
Night Swim by Jessica Keener (spotlight)
1963: The Year of the Revolution by Robin Morgan and Ariel Leve
No Angel by Penny Vincenzi
Nobody's Fool by Richard Russo
No Mark upon Her, by Deborah Crombie
No One Is Here Except All of Us by Ramona Ausubel
North of Boston by Elisabeth Elo (spotlight)
Not Becoming My Mother by Ruth Reichl
Nothing but Ghosts by Beth Kephart
Numb by Sean Ferrell

O
Old Man's Cave by Jeff Smith
One Good Deed by Erin McHugh
One of Our Thursdays Is Missing by Jasper Fforde
One True Theory of Love by Laura Fitzgerald
Only Milo by Barry Smith
Only One You by Linda Kranz
On the Map by Simon Garfield
The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen
The Other Civil War: Slavery and Struggle in Civil War America by Howard Zinn
The Other Half of My Heart by Sundee T. Fraizer
The Other Side of Dawn by John Marsden
Our Meals: Making a Home for Family and Friends by Heather Watts and Jock Soto
Our Own May Amelia by Jennifer L. Holm
Out from Boneville by Jeff Smith
Out of the Deep I Cry by Julia Spencer-Fleming
Out of the Woods: A Memoir of Wayfinding by Lyn Darling (for Bloggers Recommend)

P
The Painted Girls by Cathy M. Buchanan
Painter from Shanghai by Jennifer Cody Epstein
A Painter's Kitchen by Margaret Wood
The Paperbark Shoe, by Goldie Goldbloom
Paris in Love by Elosia James
Passionate Vegetarian by Crescent Dragonwagon
Patron Saint of Butterflies by Cecilia Galante
Patron Saint of Used Cars by Mark Millhone
Peony in Love by Lisa See
The Personal History of Rachel DuPree by Ann Weisgarber
Pictures of You by Caroline Leavitt (spotlight; full review)
Pie Cookbook by James McNair
A Pinch of Love by Alica Bessette
The Pioneer Woman Cooks by Ree Drummond
Pizza, Focaccia, Flat and Filled Breads by Lora Brody
A Place for Delta by Melissa Walker
A Place for Frogs by Melissa Stewart
Plainsong by Kent Haruf
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A. S. King
The Pleasures of Men by Kate Williams
Plum Island by Nelson DeMille
The Poison Diaries by Maryrose Wood
The Poison Diaries: Nightshade (Book 2) by Maryrose Wood
The Poison Tree by Erin Kelly
Posed for Murder by Meredith Cole
Poser: My Life in Twenty-Three Yoga Poses by Claire Dederer
A Possible Life from Sebastian Faulks 
Pocket Posh Cocktails by John Townsley
The Postmistress by Sarah Blake (spotlight, feature)
The Preacher by Camilla Läckberg
Practical Jean by Trevor Cole
Pressure Cooker Perfection by America's Test Kitchen 
Pressure Perfect by Lorna Sass
The Pressured Cook by Lorna Sass
Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen (graphic novel)
Private Life by Jane Smiley (for The Book Studio)
The Professor's Daughter by Joann Sfar
Pure by Julianna Baggott

The Pure and the Unpure by Colette
Pure Vanilla by Shauna Sever
Purgatory Ridge by William Kent Krueger

Q
The Quantum League: Spell Robbers by Matthew J. Kirby

Quarantine by Rahul Mehta
Queen Betsy / Undead series by MaryJance Davidson
Queen Lucia by E. F. Benson
Queen of America by Luis Alberto Urrea
Queste by Angie Sage
Quick Fix India by Ruta Kahate
Quilt or Innocence by Elizabeth Craig 
The Quilt Walk by Sandra Dallas
Quinoa Revolution by Patricia Green and Carolyn Hemming 

R
The Rabbi's Cat by Joann Sfar
The Rabbi's Cat 2 by Joann Sfar
The Rabbits by John Marsden and Shuan Tan
Rapture in Death by J. D. Robb
Reading Jackie by William Kuhn
Reasons for and Advantages of Breathing by Lydia Peelle
Rebel by Bernard Cornwell
The Recipe Club by Andrea Israel and Nancy Garfinkel
The Reincarnationist Series by M. J. Rose
The Reconstructionist by Nick Arvin
Reign of Madness by Lynn Cullen
Remedies by Kate Ledger
Relish by Lucy Knisley
Rescue by Anita Shreve
The Return of the King by J. R. R. Tolkien (discussion post #1, #2, #3)
Reunion at Red Paint Bay by George Harrar 
Revenge by Yoko Ogawa
The Revised Fundamentals of Caregiving by Jonathan Evison
The Right Hand by Derek Haas 
A River in the Sky by Elizabeth Peters
River Road by Suzanne Johnson
Le Road Trip by Vivian Swift
The Rock and the River by Kekla Magoon
Rock Jaw by Jeff Smith
Rolling Thunder by Chris Grabenstein
Rose by Jeff Smith
The Rosie's Bakery All-Butter, Cream-Filled, Sugar-Packed Baking Book by Judy Rosenberg
The Rossetti Letter by Christi Phillips
A Royal Pain by Megan Mulry (spotlight)
Rumors by Anna Godbersen
Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron
The Russian Hill Murders by Shirley Tallman
Russian Winter by Daphne Kalotay (spotlight)

S
Sacrilege by S. J. Parris
Saga #1 by Brian K. Vaughan
Safe from the Sea by Peter Geye
Sailor Twain by Mark Siegel
Salt by Mark Kurlansky
The Sandburg Connection by Mark de Castrique
The Sandalwood Tree by Elle Newmark
The Savage Fortress by Sarwat Chadda (mention)
Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt by Caroline Preston
Sea Escape by Lynne Griffin (spotlight)
Season to Taste by Molly Birnbaum
Seconds Away by Harlan Coben
The Secret of Magic by Deborah Johnson 
Secrets of Mary Bowser by Lois Leveen 
The Secret Tree by Natalie Standiford
Secrets to Happiness by Sarah Dunn
See Mix Drink by Brian D. Murphy
Seeing a Large Cat by Elizabeth Peters
Septimus Heap books by Angie Sage
Seizure by Kathy Reichs
Shades of Hope: A Program to Stop Dieting and Start Living by Tennie McCarty
Shadow of Night by Deborah Harkness 
Shadow Tag by Louise Erdrich (spotlight; full review)
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
Shelter by Harlan Coben
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani
Sideways by Rex Pickett
The Silver Boat by Luanne Rice
The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause
The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian
Skinny by Diana Spechler
Skipping a Beat by Sarah Pekkanen
A Small Fortune: A Novel by Rosie Dastgir
The Smartest Woman I know by Irene Beckerman
Smile by Raina Telgemeier
The Smitten Kitchen by Deb Perelman
So Easy by Ellie Krieger
So Far Away by Meg Mitchell Moore
The Solitude of Prime Numbers by Paolo Giordano
Some of My Lives: A Scrapbook Memoir by Rosamond Bernier
Something for Nothing by David Anthony
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
Sons of Empire (Fables 9) by Bill Willingham
The Sopranos Family Cookbook, compiled by Artie Bucco
SOS! The Six O'Clock Scramble to the Rescue by Aviva Goldfarb
The Soul of a Chef by Michael Ruhlman
Soup Day by Melissa Iwai
Soup Meals by Lee Bailey
The Space between Us by Thrity Umrigar
The Spirit of the West by Beverly Cox and Martin Jacobs
SprinkleBakes by Heather Baird 
Starfinder by John Marco
Stay Me, Oh Comfort Me by M. F. K. Fisher
The Steamy Kitchen Cookbook by Jaden Hair
A Stew or a Story by M. F. K. Fisher (review #1)
Stiff by Mary Roach
Stiltsville by Susanna Daniel
The Stockholm Octavo by Karen Engelmann
The Stonekeeper (Amulet 1) by Kazu Kibuishi 
Stonekeeper's Curse (Amulet 2) by Kazu Kibuishi
A Storm of Swords by George R. R. Martin
Storybook Love (Fables 3) by Bill Willingham
The Strangers on Montagu Street by Karen White
The Stranger You Seek by Amanda Kyle Williams
Street Food by Carla Diamanti and Fabrizio Esposito
The Street Sweeper by Elliot Perlman
Stretch by Neal Pollack
A Sudden Country by Karen Fisher
Summerland by Elin Hilderbrand 
Sunday Dinners by Diane Cowen
Sweeping up Glass by Carolyn Wall
The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
Swallows and Amazons by Arthur Ransome
Sword of Fire and Ice by John Matthews

T
The Table Comes First: Family, France, and the Meaning of Food by Adam Gopnik
Take Me Home by Brian Leung (spotlight)
The Tales of Beedle the Bard by J. K. Rowling
Tales of the Otori by Lian Hearn
Tale of Two Biddies by Kylie Logan (spotlight)
Tall Tales by Jeff Smith
The Taste of Salt by Martha Southgate
The Taste of Tomorrow by Josh Schonwald
Taroko Gorge by Jacob Ritari
Tartine Bread by Chad Robertson
The Tavern on Maple Street by Sharon Owens
The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer
Tea Wisdom by Aaron Fisher
Teen Cuisine New Vegetarian by Matthew Locricchio
Tell Me Something True by Leila Cobo
Ten Degrees of Reckoning by Hester Romberg (spotlight)
Ten Thousand Saints by Eleanor Henderson
The Testament of Jessie Lamb by Jane Rogers
Testimony by Anita Shreve
These Girls by Sarah Pekkanen 
These Things Happen by Richard Kramer (spotlight)
The Threadbare Heart by Jennie Nash
Time for Dinner by Pilar Buman, Jenny Rosenstrach, and Alanna Stang
The Time in Between by Maria Duenas
The Tin Horse by Janice Steinberg (for AudioFile magazine; on blog)
Tiny Sunbirds, Far Away by Christie Watson
The Third Gate by Lincoln Child
Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher
13 Rue Thérèse by Elena Mauli Shapiro
31 Hours by Masha Hamilton
This Dark Road to Mercy by Wiley Cash
This Is Not the Story You Think It Is by Laura Munson
This One Is Mine by Maria Semple
This Rock by Robert Morgan
Thomas Jefferson's Cook Book by Marie Kimball 
Thoroughly Modern Milkshakes by Adam Ried
A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini 
Threaded for Trouble by Janet Bolin
Three Men in a Boat (To Say Nothing of the Dog) by Jerome K. Jerome
Three Shadows by Cyril Pedrosa
Three Weeks in December by Audrey Schulman
The Three Weissmanns of Westport by Cathleen Schine
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Tiger Lily's Orchards by Ruth Rendell
Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson
To Darkness and to Death by Julia Spencer-Fleming
To Have and to Kill by Mary Jane Clark
Tommy Taylor and the Bogus Identity (The Unwritten 1) by Mike Carey and Peter Gross
To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis
A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris
Town in Lobster Stew by B. B. Hayward
Travels by Paul Bowles
Treasure Hunters by Jeff Smith
Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine
The Trial of Fallen Angels by James Kimmel
Trickster's Point by William Kent Krueger
The Truck Food Cookbook by John. T. Edge
The Truth about Delilah Blue by Trish Cohen
Try This: A Modern Guide to Global Eating by Danyelle Freeman
Turning Pages (Jack of Fables 5) by Bill Willingham
The Turning: What Curiosity Killed by Helen Ellis
Twilight at Monticello by Alan Pell Crawford
Two Graves by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child (spotlight)
The Two Towers by J. R. R. Tolkien (discussion post #1, #2, #3)

U
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
The Underwater Window by Dan Stephenson
Underwire by Jennifer Hayden 
The Unexpected Miss Bennet by Patrice Sarath
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier (spotlight)
The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones 
The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook by Dianah Bucholz
The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook by Emily Ansara Baines
The Unofficial Mad Men Cookbook: Inside the Kitchens, Bars, and Restaurants of Mad Men by Judy Gelman and Peter Zheutlin
Until the Next Time by Kevin Fox
Up All Night by Carol Miller 

V
Vanishing and Other Stories by Deborah Willis
Very Bad Men by Harry Dolan (spotlight)
The Vicious Deep by Zoraida Cordova
Viola in Reel Life by Adriana Trigiani
Virals by Kathy Reichs
The Virgin of Small Plains by Nancy Pickard
Voices of Dragons by Carrie Vaughn
Voyagers of the Titanic by Richard Davenport-Hines

W
Waiting for Snow in Havana by Carlos Eire
War and Pieces (Fables 11) by Bill Willingham
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (spotlight)
The Watery Part of the World by Michael Parker
The Way to Cook by Julia Child
A Wedding in Haiti by Julia Alvarez
The Wedding Shawl by Sally Goldenbaum
Weedflower by Cynthia Kadohata
Weeds by Richard Mabey
The Weird Sisters by Eleanor Brown (spotlight)
We Live in Water by Jess Walter (also for AudioFile magazine)
We Only Know So Much by Elizabeth Crane
West of Here by Jonathan Evison (spotlight)
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
Whatever After: Fairest of Them All by Sarah Mylnowski (spotlight)
What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
What He's Poised to Do by Ben Greenman
What to Cook . . . by Arthur Schwartz
What We Lost in the Dark by Jacquelyn Mitchard
What We Saw in the Dark by Jacquelyn Mitchard
What You See in the Dark by Manuel Muñoz
When She Was Gone by Gwendolen Gross
When She Woke by Hillary Jordan
Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
Where Is Catkin? by Janet Lord
Where Is My Wand? by Eric Poole
Whiplash River by Lou Berney
White Horse by Alex Adams
Who Done It? Compiled by Jon Scieszka
Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr
Wife of the Gods by Kwei Quartey
The Wife's Tale by Lori Lansens (for The Book Studio)
Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr
Winter of the World by Ken Follett
Witch of Babylon by D. J. McIntosh (spotlight)
What Alice Forgot by Liane Moriarty
When Captain Flint Was Still a Good Man, by Nick Dybek
While I Live by John Marsden
Wicked Bugs: The Louse That Conquered Napoleon's Army & Other Diabolical Insects by Amy Stewart
The Wife, the Maid, and the Mistress by Ariel Lawhon
Willow by Julia Hoban
The Winemaker Cooks by Christine Hanna
The Wine Trials edited by Robin Goldstein, Alex Hershkowitsch, and Tyce Walters
Wintergirls by Laura Halse Anderson
The Winter Palace by Eva Stachniak
The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon
With Malice Toward None: A Biography of Abraham Lincoln by Stephen B. Oates
Wives and Daughters by Elizabeth Gaskell
White Cat by Holly Black
Wolf at the Door by MaryJanice Davidson
Wolves (Fables 8) by Bill Willingham
The Wolves of Andover by Kathleen Kent
The Woman Who Died a Lot by Jasper Fforde (spotlight)
The World Atlas of Beer by Tim Webb and Stephen Beaumont
The World Famous Miles City Bucking Horse Sale by Sneed B. Collard III
A World I Never Made by James LePore
World Vegetarian by Madur Jaffrey 
The World We Found by Thrity Umrigar
World without Fish by Mark Kurlansky
Writing at the Kitchen Table by Artemis Cooper

Y
A Year in a Vegetarian Kitchen by Jack Bishop
You by Joanna Briscoe
You Are My Only by Beth Kephart
You Be You by Linda Kranz
You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
You Know When the Men Are Gone by Siobhan Fallon
You Shall Know Our Velocity by Dave Eggers

Z
Zamora's Ultimate Challenge by M. K. Scott
Zig-Zagging by Tom Wilson
Zoo 3D by David E. Klutho
Zorgamazoo by Robert Paul Weston

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