Reviewed Books

Here’s a list of all the books I have reviewed so far, sorted alphabetically by title.


1913: The Year Before the Storm – Florian Illies

24 Hours in Ancient Rome – Philipp Matyszak


A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived – Adam Rutherford

A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess

A Court of Thorns and Roses – Sarah J. Maas

A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab

A History of Britain in 21 Women – Jenni Murray

A Little Princess – Frances Hodgson Burnett

A Mind of Its Own – Cordelia Fine

A Mortal Song – Megan Crewe

Adulthood is a Myth – Sarah Andersen

A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness

Amok: An Anthology of Asia-Pacific Speculative Fiction – Dominica Malcolm

A Princess of Mars – Edgar Rice Burroughs

A Wizard of Earthsea – Ursula K. Le Guin

All the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven

Altered Carbon – Richard Morgan

American Gods – Neil Gaiman

American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Ancillary Justice – Ann Leckie

Annihilation – Jeff VanderMeer

Artemis Fowl – Eoin Colfer

Austenland – Shannon Hale


The Bad Beginning – Lemony Snicket

The Beach – Alex Garland

Bel Ami – Guy de Maupassant

Beyond the Woods: Fairy Tales Retold – Paula Guran

Binti – Nnedi Okorafor

Bird Box – Josh Malerman

Black Dahlia, Red Rose – Piu Marie Eatwell

Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS – Joby Warrick

The Body in the Library – Agatha Christie

The Bone Season – Samantha Shannon

The Bullet-Catcher’s Daughter – Rod Duncan

Burned by Magic – Jasmine Walt


The Call of the Weird – Louis Theroux

The Captain’s Bluestocking Mistress – Erica Ridley

Carmilla – J Sheridan Le Fanu

Charlottes Web – E.B. White

Childhood’s End – Arthur C. Clarke

Cinder – Marissa Meyer

Cirque du Freak – Darren Shan

The City’s Son – Tom Pollock

Civil War – Peter Ackroyd

Coming in From the Cold – Sarina Bowen

Content Machine – Dan Norris

Cosa Nostra: A History of the Italian Mafia – John Dickie

The Courtesan – Alexandra Curry

Crocodile on the Sandbank – Elizabeth Peters

Cujo – Stephen King


Dangerous Girls – Abigail Haas

Dark Currents – Jacqueline Carey

In Darkling Wood – Emma Carroll

Daughter of Smoke & Bone – Laini Taylor

Dead Mountain  The Untold True Story of the Dyatlov Pass Incident – Donnie Eichar

Dead Spots – Melissa F. Olson

Disrupted – Dan Lyons

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? – Philipp K Dick

Dog With a Bone – Hailey Edwards

Dorothy Must Die – Danielle Page

Down and Out in Paris and London – George Orwell

The Drowning Eyes – Emily Foster

The Duff – Kody Keplinger


East of the Sun, West of the Moon

El Narco- Ioan Grillo

Emperor of Thorns – Mark Lawrence

Empress Dowager Cixi – Jung Chang

The Empty House and Other Stories – Algernon Blackwood

Evil Under the Sun – Agatha Christie


The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault – Charles Perrault

Fall of Giants – Ken Follett

Feed – Mira Grant

The Final Empire – Brandon Sanderson

Final Girls – Riley Sager

Flowers for Algernon – Daniel Keyes

Forensics: The Anatomy of Crime – Val McDermid

Foundation: The History of England – Peter Ackroyd

Full Dark, No Stars – Stephen King

Furiously Happy – Jenny Lawson


The Ghost Bride – Yangsze Choo

The Ghost of Molly Holt – Amy Cross

Ghost Stories of an Antiquary – M.R. James

The Glass Magician – Charlie N. Holmberg

Good Me, Bad Me – Ali Land

Goth Girl and the Ghost of a Mouse – Chris Riddell

Grave Witch – Kalayna Price

Grunt: The Curious Science of Humans at War – Mary Roach

Gulp: Adventures of the Alimentary Canal – Mary Roach


Hallowe’en Party – Agatha Christie

The Haunted Hotel – Wilkie Collins

Heart-Shaped Box – Joe Hill

Hotel K: The Shocking Story of Bali’s Most Notorious Jail – Kathryn Bonella

The House of Arden – E.Nesbit


I Was Here – Gayle Forman

It – Stephen King

Immortal Circus – A. R. Kahler

The Invisible Library – Genevieve Cogman

Into Thin Air – Jon Krakauer

Into The Wild – Jon Krakauer

Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? – Mindy Kaling

The Island of Dr Moreau – H G Wells


Journey to the Center of the World – Jules Verne

The Jungle Book – Rudyard Kipling

Justice Calling – Annie Bellet


Kabu Kabu – Nnedi Okorafor

Killing Pablo – Mark Bowden

Kindred – Octavia E. Butler

Kingmaker – Christian Cantrell

King of Thorns – Mark Lawrence


Lady Audley’s Secret – Elizabeth Braddon

The Lady of the Camellias – Alexandre Dumas

The Last Wish – Andrzej Sapkowski

The Legend of Ellie Quinn – Alex Scarrow

Let’s Pretend This Never Happened – Jenny Lawson

Leviathan Wakes – James S.A. Corey

The Liar’s Key – Mark Larence

The Lies of Locke Lamora – Scott Lynch

The Lie Tree – Frances Hardinge

Lirael – Garth Nix

The Little Stranger – Sarah Waters

Lock In – John Scalzi

The Long Way Down – Craig Schaefer

The Lost City of the Monkey God – Douglas Preston

The Lost King of France – Deborah Cadbury

The Lost Twin – Sophie Cleverly

The Lost World – Arthur Conan Doyle


Madame Tussauds – Michelle Moran

Maggie for Hire – Kate Danley

The Man in the High Castle – Philipp K. Dick

The Martian – Andy Weir

Master Magician – Charlie N Holmberg

Maya’s Notebook – Isabel Allende

The Masked City – Genevieve Cogman

Mister Monday – Garth Nix

Modern Romance – Aziz Ansari

Moon Called – Patricia Briggs

Moon Over Soho – Ben Aaronovitch

Mortal Engines – Philipp Reeve

Mrs Hemingway – Naomi Wood

Mr Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan

The Mystery of the Blue Train – Agatha Christie

My Single Friend – Jane Costello


Nicholas and Alexandra – Robert K Massie

Nimona – Noelle Stevenson

Nine Lives. In Search of the Sacred in Modern India – William Dalrymple

Nocturnes – John Connolly


Old Man’s War – John Scalzi

One – Sarah Crossan

One Of Us is Lying – Karen M McManus

One Summer: America 1927 – Bill Bryson

Orphan X – Gregg Hurwitz

The Other Boleyn Girl – Philippa Gregory

Our Man in Havana – Graham Greene


Packing for Mars – Mary Roach

The Painted Man – Peter V. Brett

The Paper Magician – Charlie N. Holmberg

Paper Towns – John Green

The Palace of Curiosities – Rosie Garland

The Phantom of the Opera – Gaston Leroux

The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster

Pollyanna – Eleanor H. Porter

Poor Man’s Fight – Elliott Kay

Priceless – Shannon Mayer

Prince of Fools – Mark Lawrence

Prince of Thorns – Mark Lawrence

Princess: A True Story of Life Behind the Veil in Saudi Arabia – Jean Sasson

Princesses Behaving Badly – Linda Rodriguez McRobbie

The Prisoner of Zenda – Anthony Hope

The Psychopath Test – Jon Ronson


The Queen’s Man – Sharon Kay Penman


Red Glove – Holly Black

Red Seas under Red Skies – Scott Lynch

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

Revolution – Peter Ackroyd

Rivers of London – Ben Aaronovitch

The Road to Wigan Pier – George Orwell

Rogues – George R.R.Martin & Gardner Dozois

The Rook – Daniel O’Malley


Sabriel – Garth Nix

Sandman Slim – Richard Kadrey

Scarlet – Marissa Meyer

The Scarlet Letter – Nathaniel Hawthorne

The Scorpio Races – Maggie Stiefvater

The Screaming Staircase – Jonathan Stroud

Seed – Ania Ahlborn

Sea of Rust – C. Robert Cargill

The Sea Sisters – Lucy Clarke

The Sea Queen – Jovee Winters

Shades of Milk and Honey – Mary Robinette Kowal

The Shock of the Fall – Nathan Filer

The Sinister Mr. Corpse – Jeff Strand

Snapshot – Brandon Sanderson

Some of the Best of 2016 Edition

The Soong Dynasty – Sterling Seagrave

Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan – Shrabani Basu

Starship Troopers – Robert A. Heinlein

Storm Front – Jim Butcher

Strange Star – Emma Carroll

Sunbolt – Intisar Khanani


Tarzan of the Apes – Edgar Rice Burroughs

The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

The Thirteen Problems – Agatha Christie

Thirteen Reasons Why – Jay Asher

Throne of Glass – Sarah J Maas

The Time in Between – Nancy Tucker

Treasure Island – Robert Louis Stevenson

Tudors – Peter Ackroyd

Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Seas – Jules Verne


Unexpected Stories – Octavia E. Butler

The Unicorn Anthology – Peter S. Beagle

Unfettered: Tales by Masters of Fantasy

Unnatural Creatures – Neil Gaiman

Uprooted – Naomi Novik


The Virgin Cure – Ami McKay

The Viscount’s Christmas Temptation – Erica Ridley


War Horse – Michael Morpurgo

Warrior Women – Paula Guran

The Wasp Factory – Iain Banks

We Have Always Lived in the Castle – Shirley Jackson

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit – Judith Kerr

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? – Maria Semple

Whiskey Rebellion – Liliana Hart

Whispers Under Ground – Ben Aaronovitch

White Cat – Holly Black

The White Queen – Philippa Gregory

The Wicked Boy: The Mystery of a Victorian Child Murderer – Kate Summerscale

Wild – Cheryl Strayed

The Wild Robot – Peter Brown

The Wind in the Willows – Kenneth Grahame

Winterkill – Kate A. Boorman

Wiseguy – Nicholas Pileggi

The Witches – Roald Dahl

Witch Hunt – S.M. Reine

Witches: Wicked, Wild and Wonderful – Paula Guran

Wonder – R.J. Palacio

World of Lore Volume 1 – Aaron Mahnke

Word Puppets – Mary Robinette Kowal

World War Z – Max Brooks

The Wrong Knickers – Bryony Gordon



The Year We Fell Down – Sarina Bowen

The Young Elites – Marie Lu

Young Stalin – Simon Sebag Montefiore


Z 2134 – Sean Platt & David Wright

Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth – Reza Aslan


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