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To make things a little easier to find certain books and their reviews, here is a complete list (sorted by author’s last name) of backlist books I’ve reviewed. In this case, backlist is identified as books published between 1985 and 2009. Ones without links are reviews to come.


The Zookeeper’s Wife by Diane Ackerman

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Daughters of the Dragon by William Andrew

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

Wild Ride by Ann Hagedorn Auerbach


Smart Women Finish Rich by David Bach

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume

The Poet of Tolstoy Park by Sonny Brewer


The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

Falling Angels by Tracy Chevalier

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

South of Broad by Pat Conroy

The Prince of Tides by Pat Conroy

The Diary of a South Beach Party Girl by Gwen Cooper


Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

Lock & Key by Sarah Dessen

Someone Like You by Sarah Dessen

This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen



If I Stay by Gayle Forman


Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Last American Man by Elizabeth Gilbert

The Hearts of Horses by Molly Gloss

Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus by John Gray

Paper Towns by John Green

The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory

Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen


Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah

Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill



The Lacuna by Barbara Kingsolver


She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb

Where the Heart Is by Billie Letts

Shoot the Moon by Billie Letts


Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy

Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt

The Host by Stephanie Meyer


Neither Wolf Nor Dog by Kent Nerburn

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger



Still Life by Louise Penny

Out Stealing Horses by Per Petterson

Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult


A Secret Kept by Tatiana de Rosnay

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay

The Tales of Beedle The Bard by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prizoner of Azkaban by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince by JK Rowling

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling (Part 1)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling (Part 2)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by JK Rowling/ Jack Thorne/ John Tiffany


Wild About Horses by Lawrence Scanlan

Ruffian: Burning from the Start by Jane Schwartz

The Pilot’s Wife by Anita Shreve

The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons

Tatiana and Alexander by Paullina Simons

The Summer Garden by Paullina Simons

The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer

North of Montana by April Smith

Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks

Safe Haven by Nicholas Sparks

The Guardian by Nicholas Sparks

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater

The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The No Asshole Rule by Robert Sutton



It’s Kind of a Funny Story by Ned Vizzini


The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

Girls Like Us by Sheila Weller

Little Altars Everywhere by Rebecca Wells

The Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells

Ya-Yas in Bloom by Rebecca Wells

Rolling Stone Interviews: Introduction by Jann S. Wenner


The End of California by Steve Yarbrough


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