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Book Author Rating


David Plante two-and-half-stars

An Arsonist's Guide to Writers' Homes in New England

Brock Clarke three-and-half-stars

An Ocean of Air

Gabrielle Walker four-stars


Amy Bloom four-and-half-stars

Bad Monkeys

Matt Ruff three-and-half-stars

Bloodletting & Miraculous Cures

Vincent Lam four-stars

Brother, I'm Dying

Edwidge Danticat four-stars

Circling My Mother

Mary Gordon four-stars

Crooked Little Vein

Warren Ellis two-and-half-stars

Down the Nile

Rosemary Mahoney three-and-half-stars

Eden's Outcasts

John Matteson four-stars


Mark Levine three-and-half-stars

First Among Sequels

Jasper Fforde four-stars

Five Skies

Ron Carlson three-and-half-stars

Forgive Me

Amanda Eyre Ward four-stars


Michael Korda three-and-half-stars

India After Gandhi

Ramachandra Guha four-stars

Loving Frank

Nancy Horan four-stars

Mister Pip

Lloyd Jones three-and-half-stars

Mr. Sebastian and the Negro Magician

Daniel Wallace three-and-half-stars

No One Belongs Here More Than You

Miranda July three-and-half-stars

Once Upon a Quinceanera

Julia Alvarez three-and-half-stars

Power Play

Joseph Finder three-and-half-stars


Ann Patchett four-stars

Sacco and Vanzetti

Bruce Watson three-and-half-stars

Seizing Destiny

Richard Kluger three-and-half-stars


Thomas Perry four-stars

Songs Without Words

Ann Packer three-stars

Spook Country

William Gibson three-and-half-stars

The Bestiary

Nicholas Christopher three-and-half-stars

The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

Junot Diaz four-stars

The Coldest Winter

David Halberstam three-and-half-stars

The Dark River

John Twelve Hawks three-stars

The End of the Alphabet

C. S. Richardson three-and-half-stars

The House That George Built

Wilfrid Sheed three-and-half-stars

The Indian Clerk

David Leavitt three-stars

The Intruders

Michael Marshall three-and-half-stars

The Name of the Wind

Patrick Rothfuss four-stars

The Nine

Jeffrey Toobin three-stars

The Queen of Candesce

Karl Schroeder three-and-half-stars

The Rest of Her Life

Laura Moriarty four-stars

The Scandal of the Season

Sophie Gee three-and-half-stars

The Secret Servant

Daniel Silva three-and-half-stars

The Septembers of Shiraz

Dalia Sofer four-stars

The Tenderness of Wolves

Stef Penney three-and-half-stars

The Tin Roof Blowdown

James Lee Burke four-stars

The World Without Us

Alan Weisman three-stars

Three Cups of Tea

Greg Mortenson three-and-half-stars

Three Cups of Tea

David Oliver Relin three-and-half-stars


Graham Swift one-and-half-stars

Tree of Smoke

Denis Johnson four-stars