Book Reviews A-Z & Book Lists

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An alphabetical list of books reviewed or mentioned on this blog:

(to find a complete list of books I’ve read and reviewed visit me on Goodreads.)

(scroll to the end to find posts with multiple books listed)


A Better Man by Louise Penny
A Brighter Flame by Christine Nolfi
A Brilliant Night of Stars and Ice by Rebecca Connolly
A Dress of Violet Taffeta by Tessa Arlen
A Fall of Marigolds by Susan Meissner
A Heart For the Homeless by Annie M. Ballard
A Hundred Crickets Singing by Cathy Gohlke
A Place For Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza
A Place Like Home: Short Story Collection by Rosamunde Pilcher
A Place to Hang the Moon by Kate Albus
A Rover’s Story by Jasmine Warga
A Summer Wedding For the Cornish Midwife by Jo Bartlett
A Vicarage Christmas by Kate Hewitt (series overview here)
A Way Out: A Memoir of Conquering Depression and Social Anxiety by Michelle Balge
A Wedding at Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland

Adult Assembly Required by Abbi Waxman
Alice Network, The by Kate Quinn
All I Want For Christmas is the Girl Next Door by Chelsea Bobulski
All the Devils Are Here by Louise Penny
Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins
America’s First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
Amish Newcomer, The by Patrice Lewis
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield
An Autumn Kiss (3 novellas) by Laura Rollins, Annette Lyon, and Lisa H. Catmull
And Every Morning the Way Home Gets Longer and Longer by Fredrik Backman
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham
And They Called it Camelot by Stephanie Marie Thorton
An Enemy Like Me by Teri M. Brown
Answer Is…Reflections On My Life, The by Alex Trebek
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Arborview by Karen Guzman
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
Art of Gathering, The by Priya Parker
As Bright As Heaven by Susan Meissner
Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane
Atomic Habits by James Clear


Ballynoon Friendship Circle, The by Pauline Morgan
Beantown Girls, The by Jane Healey
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
Beautiful Strangers, The by Camille Di Miao
Becoming Mrs. Lewis by Patti Callahan
Beekeeper of Aleppo, The by Christy Lefteri
Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate
Belle of Belgrave Square, The by Mimi Matthews
Beth & Amy by Virginia Kantra
Big Lies in a Small Town by Diane Chamberlain
Black Butterflies by Priscilla Morris
Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson
Bloomsbury Girls by Natalie Jenner
Boat People, The by Sharon Bala
Bodyguard, The by Katherine Center
Bomb Shelter by Mary Laura Philpott
Book Lovers by Emily Henry
Book of CarolSue, The by Lynne Hugo
Book of Lost Friends, The by Lisa Wingate
Book of Lost Names, The by Kristin Harmel
Bookseller’s Promise, The by Beth Wiseman
Bookseller’s Secret, The (excerpt) by Michelle Gabel
Book Thief, The by Markus Zusak   (scroll down page)
Book Woman of Troublesome Creek, The by Kim Michele Richardson
Born a Crime by Trevor Noah
Brilliant Life of Eudora Honeysett, The by Annie Lyons
Brood by Jackie Polzin
Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson


Cactus, The by Sarah Haywood
Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, The by Anissa Gray
Castle of Water by Dane Hucklebridge
Chanel Sisters, The by Judithe Little
Chasing Dreams at Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland
Cheerfully Yours by A.J. Pearce
Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, The by Jennifer Ryan
Choice, The by Dr. Edith Eva Eger
Christmas at the Borrow a Bookshop by Kiley Dunbar
Christmas Castle in Scotland, The by Julie Caplin
Christmas in Briarwood by MK McClintock
Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Clock Dance by Anne Tyler
Clockmaker’s Daughter, The by Kate Morton
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr
Codebreaker’s Secret, The by Sara Ackerman
Code Name Helene by Ariel Lawhon
Code Name Sapphire by Pam Jenoff
Colors of All the Cattle, The by Alexander McCall Smith
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
Crenshaw by Katherine Applegate   (scroll down page)
Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
Curious Heart of Ailsa Rae, The by Stephanie Butland


Dakota: A Spiritual Geography by Kathleen Norris
Daughters of War by Dinah Jefferies
Day the World Came to Town, The by Jim Defede
Deal of a Lifetime, The by Fredrik Backman
Dearly Beloved, The by Cara Wall
Dear Mrs. Bird by A J Pearce
Devine Doughnut Shop, The by Carolyn Brown
Dolly Parton, Songteller: My Life in Lyrics by Dolly Parton
Downstairs Girl, The by Stacey Lee
Dream Daughter, The by Diane Chamberlain
Dreamers, The by Karen Thompson Walker
Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham
Dry, The by Jane Harper
Dutch House, The by Ann Patchett


Eden by Jeanne McWilliams Blasberg
Educated by Tara Westover
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman (and rereading books)
Enchanted April, The by Elizabeth von Arnim
Ensemble, The by Aja Gabel
Ever Rest by Roz Morris
Exiles by Jane Harper


Family in Six Tones by Lan Cao
Family Secrets at Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway
Finding Chika by Mitch Albom
Finding Me by Viola Davis
Finding Wonders by Jeannine Atkins  (scroll down page)
Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
Flying Solo by Linda Holmes
Force of Nature by Jane Harper
Forest of Vanishing Stars, The by Kristin Harmel
Forgotten Cottage, The by Courtney Ellis
Foster by Claire Keegan
Fountains of Silence, The by Ruta Sepetys
From Sand and Ash by Amy Harmon
Funny Thing About Norman Foreman, The by Julietta Henderson


German Wife, The by Kelly Rimmer
Ghost by Jason Reynolds (and my fav MG recs)
Ghost Boys by Jewell Parker Rhodes
Gilded Years, The by Karin Tanabe
Ginny Moon by Benjamin Ludwig
Gilead by Marilynne Robinson
Girl From Guernica, The by Karen Robards
Girl From the Channel Islands, The by Jenny Lecoat
Girl in White Gloves, The by Kerri Maher
Girl With Seven Names, The by Hyeonseo Lee
Girl With the Louding Voice, The by Abi Daré
Glass Castle, The by Jeannette Walls (review of book and film)
Glass Houses (& Inspector Gamache Series) by Louise Penny
Glory Over Everything: Beyond the Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom
Glory Road by Lauren K. Denton
Godmersham Park by Gill Hornby
Golden Girls’ Getaway, The by Judy Leigh
Good Sister, The by Sally Hepworth
Good For You by Camille Pagán
Gown, The by Jennifer Robson
Great Alone, The by Kristen Hannah
Great Escape From Woodlands Nursing Home, The by Joanna Nell


Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell
Hana Khan Carries On by Uzma Jalaluddin
Hard Cider by Barbara Stark-Nemon
Hate U Give, The by Angie Thomas
Haven Point by Virginia Hume
Hey, Kiddo by Jarrett J. Krosoczka
Hillbilly Elegy by J. D. Vance
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi  (scroll down page)
Honeybee Emeralds, The by Amy Tector
House of Dreams: The Life of L.M. Montgomery by Liz Rosenberg
House of Unexpected Sisters, The (No. 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency #18) by Alexander McCall Smith
House Swap, The by Jo Lovett
How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry
Hum If You Don’t Know the Words by Bianca Marais
Huntress, The by Kate Quinn


I Guess Haven’t Learned That Yet by Shauna Niequist
If the Creek Don’t Rise by Leah Weiss  (scroll down page)
If You Want to Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais
I Must Betray You by Ruta Sepetys (and a few favorite YA titles)
In a Holidaze by Christina Lauren
Inheritance: A Memoir of Genealogy, Paternity, and Love by Dani Shapiro
In Pieces by Sally Field
Inside Out and Back Again by Thanhha Lai  (scroll down page)
In the Shadow of a Queen by Heather B. Moore
Invention of Wings, The by Sue Monk Kidd
Invisible Husband of Frick Island, The, by Colleen Oakley
Invisible Woman, The by Erika Robuck
Isaiah Dunn Is My Hero by Kelly J. Baptist
Isaiah Dunn Saves the Day by Kelly J. Baptist
Island of Sea Women, The by Lisa See
Island of Sweet Pies and Soldiers by Sara Ackerman
I Was Anastasia by Ariel Lawhon


Jane Austen Society, The by Natalie Jenner
Joyful by Ingrid Fetell Lee
Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson


Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI  by David Grann
Kingdom of the Blind by Louise Penny
Kitchen Front, The by Jennifer Ryan
Kitchen House, The Kathleen Grissom  (scroll down page)
Kit McBride Gets a Wife by Amy Barry


Ladies of the House by Lauren Edmondson
Lady Clementine by Marie Benedict
Last Bookshop in London, The by Madeline Martin
Last Chance Library, The by Freya Sampson
Last Christmas in Paris by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
Last Dress From Paris, The by Jade Beer
Last Grand Duchess, The by Bryn Turnbull
Last List of Miss Judith Kratt, The by Andrea Bobotis
Last Summer on State Street by Toya Wolfe
Last Train to Key West, The by Chanel Cleeton
Last Train to London, The by Meg Waite Clayton
Last Year of the War, The by Susan Meissner
Late Bloomers’ Club, The by Louise Miller (scroll down the page)
Leadership in Turbulent Times by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Learning to See by Elise Hooper
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Lemons by Melissa Savage
Librarian of Auschwitz, The by Antonio Iturbe
Librarian Spy, The by Madeline Martin
Library of Lost and Found, The by Phaedra Patrick
Lieutenant’s Nurse, The by Sara Ackerman
Lighthouse Keeper’s Daughter, The by Hazel Gaynor
Lions of Fifth Avenue by Fiona Davis
Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
Little Wing by Freya North
Lost For Words Bookshop, The by Stephanie Butland
Lost, Found, & Forever by Victoria Schade
Lost and Found Bookshop, The by Susan Wiggs
Lost Girls of Paris, The by Pam Jenoff
Lost Roses by Martha Hall Kelly
Lost Ticket, The by Freya Sampson
Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DeCamillo  (scroll down page)
Love and Lavender by Josi S. Kilpack
Love Is A Revolution by Renée Watson
Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy, The by Rachel Joyce
Lovely War by Julie Berry
Lucy by the Sea by Elizabeth Strout


Madness of Crowds, The by Louise Penney
Magic Strings of Frankie Presto, The by Mitch Albom
Maid of Ballymacool, The by Jennifer Deibel
Many Sparrows by Lori Benton (guest reviewer)
Map of Salt and Stars, The by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar
Maureen by Rachel Joyce
Maybe You Should Talk to Someone by Lori Gottlieb
Medallion, The by Cathy Gohlke
Meet Me at the Museum by Anne Youngson
Meet Me in Monaco by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
Meg & Jo by Virginia Kantra
Messy Lives of Book People, The by Phaedra Patrick
Miracle Creek by Angie Kim
Miss Benson’s Beetle by Rachel Joyce
Miss Cecily’s Recipes For Exceptional Ladies by Vicky Zimmerman
Mistletoe and Magic for the Cornish Midwife by Jo Bartlett
Most Beautiful Girl in Cuba, The by Chanel Cleeton
Mountains Sing, The by Nguyen Phan Que Mai
Mrs. England by Stacey Halls
Music Shop, The by Rachel Joyce
My Dear Hamilton by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie


Neighbor Favor, The by Kristina Forest
Nature of Fragile Things, The by Susan Meissner
Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story by Jewel
New Arrivals at Hedgehog Hollow by Jessica Redland
News of the World by Paulette Jiles
Next Ship Home, The by Heather Webb
Night of Many Endings, The by Melissa Payne
No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency Series by Alexander McCall Smith
Nora Goes Off Script by Annabel Monaghan


Of Literature and Lattees by Katherine Reay
One-in-a-Million Boy, The by Monica Wood
Once Upon a December by Amy E. Reichert
Only Plane in the Sky, The by Garrett M. Graff
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Open by Andre Agassi
Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger
Orphan’s Tale, The by Pam Jenoff
Other Alcott, The by Elise Hooper
Other Words For Home by Jasmine Warga
Our Italian Summer by Jennifer Probst
Our Last Days in Barcelona by Chanel Cleeton
Out of the Dust by Karen Hesse  (scroll down page)
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys


Paper Hearts by Meg Wiviott
Paris Library, The by Janet Skeslien Charles
Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman
Pearl That Broke Its Shell, The by Nadia Hashimi
People We Meet On Vacation by Emily Henry
Personal Librarian, The by Marie Benedict and Victoria Murray
Portraitist, The by Susanne Dunlap
Postmistress of Paris, The by Meg Waite Clayton
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline Fraser
Printed Letter Bookshop, The by Katherine Reay
Project Hail Mary (audio) by Andy Weir
Promises to Keep by Nan Rossiter


Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain


Radar Girls by Sara Ackerman
Rash: A Memoir by Lisa Kusel
Reading List, The by Sara Nisha Adams (and other books about books)
Red Sky Over Hawaii by Sarah Ackerman
Refugee by Alan Gratz
Repositioning by Jeanine Lauren
Resistance Women by Jennifer Chiaverini
Ribbons of Scarlet by Kate Quinn et al.
Ride of a Lifetime, The by Robert Iger
River, The by Peter Heller
Room on Rue Amelie, The by Kristin Harmel  (scroll down page)
Rose Code, The by Kate Quinn
Ruby Spencer’s Whisky Year by Rochelle Bilow
Rust: A Memoir of Steel and Grit by Eliese Colette Goldbach


Salt Path, The by Raynor Winn
Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
Scent Keeper, The by Erica Bauermeister
Sea Wife by Amity Gaige
Searching For Sylvie Lee by Jean Kwok
Secret Daughter, The by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
Secret of Clouds, The by Alyson Richman
She Come By It Natural by Sarah Smarsh
Signal Moon by Kate Quinn
Simon the Fiddler by Paulette Jiles
Sisters of Night and Fog by Erika Robuck
Sisters of Sea View, The by Julie Klassen
Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult
Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan
Snowflakes Over the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland
Social Graces, The by Renée Rosen
Sold on a Monday by Kristina Mcmorris
South of the Buttonwood Tree by Heather Webb
Sparks Like Stars by Nadia Hashimi
Spring Tides at the Starfish Cafe by Jessica Redland
Stationery Shop, The by Marjan Kamali
Stella by Starlight by Sharon M. Draper  (scroll down page)
Storied Life of A.J. Fikry, The by Gabrielle Zevin
Story of Arthur Truluv, The by Elizabeth Berg
Stranger in the Lifeboat, The by Mitch Albom
Sugar and Salt by Susan Wiggs
Summer House, The by Lauren K Denton
Sunflower Sisters, The by Martha Hall Kelly
Sunset On Moonlight Beach by Sheila Roberts
Surviving Savannah by Patti Callahan
Survivors, The by Jane Harper
Switch, The by Beth O’Leary


Talk Bookish To Me by Kate Bromley
Tattooist of Auschwitz, The by Heather Morris
Tell Me More by Kelly Corrigan
Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane, The by Lisa See
That Summer in Berlin by Lecia Cornwall
These Precious Days by Ann Patchett
Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman
Things We Cannot Say, The by Kelly Rimmer
This Must Be the Place by Maggie O’Farrell
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
This Won’t End Well by Camille Pagán
Thread Collectors, The by Shaunna Edwards and Alyson Richman
Three Words For Goodbye by Hazel Gaynor and Heather Webb
Thursday Murder Club, The by Richard Osman
Tomorrow Will Be Better by Betty Smith
Transcendent Kingdom by Yaa Gyasi
Turtles All the Way Down by John Green  (scroll down page)
Tweet Cute by Emma Lord


Under the Magnolias by T.I. Lowe
Unlikely Adventures of the Shergill Sisters, The by Balli Kaur Jaswal
Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, The by Rachel Joyce
Unlikely Yarn of the Dragon Lady, The by Sharon J. Mondragón
Us Against You by Fredrik Backman


Vanished Bride, The by Bella Ellis
Vanishing Half, The by Brit Bennett
Very Sincerely Yours by Kerry Winfrey
Violin Conspiracy, The by Brendan Slocumb
Virgil Wander by Leif Enger


Wait For It by Jenn McKinlay
Wait Till Next Year by Doris Kearns Goodwin
Warmth of Other Suns, The by Isabel Wilkerson  (scroll down page)
Warsaw Orphan, The by Kelly Rimmer
Wartime Sisters, The by Lynda Cohen Loigman
Water Dancer, The by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Way of Beauty, The by Camille Di Maio
Wedding Dress Sewing Circle, The by Jennifer Ryan
Wedding Veil, The by Kristy Woodson
We Hope For Better Things by Erin Bartels
West With Giraffes by Lynda Rutledge
We Were The Lucky Ones by Georgia Hunter
What You Wish For by Katherine Center
When You Get the Chance by Emma Lord
When We Had Wings by Ariel Lawhon, Kristina McMorris, Susan Meissner
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Where the Lost Wander by Amy Harmon
White Rose, Black Forest by Eoin Dempsey  (scroll down page)
Widows of Malabar Hill, The by Sujata Massey
Windsor Knot, The by S.J. Bennett
Winemaker’s Wife, The by Kristin Harmel
Winners, The by Fredrik Backman
Winter Orphans, The by Kristin Beck
With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo
Woman 99 by Greer Mcallister
Woman They Could Not Silence, The by Kate Moore
Woman With the Blue Star, The by Pam Jenoff
Woman With the Cure, The by Lynn Cullen
Women of Chateau Lafayette, The by Stephanie Dray
Women of the Copper Country, The by Mary Doria Russell



You Have a Match by Emma Lord
Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin (scroll to 2nd review on page)


Posts With Book Lists

February 2023 Reading Wrap Up

10 Favorite Young Book Heroines

Books by Black Authors on my Bookshelf

Best of the Best 2015-2022

January 2023 Reading Wrap Up

The Literary Book Party 2022

Favorite Self-Improvement Books on my Bookshelf

Most Memorable Reads of 2022

December 2022 Reading Wrap Up

Especially Satisfying Reads of 2022

Winter 2022/23 TBR

Books as Gifts 2022

November Reading Wrap Up

10 Discussable Lists For Your Book Club

Stories With Christmas Settings

10 Books With Aww Endings

Nonfiction/Fiction Book Pairings 2022

October 2022 Reading Wrap Up

TTT 10 Women’s Fiction Books to Read on Vacation

My Year in Nonfiction 2022

Book Blogger Memory Challenge

Fall 2022 TBR

September 2022 Reading Wrap Up

August 2022 Reading Wrap Up

July 2022 Reading Wrap Up

Favorite Memorable Menoirs

TTT: 10 Zany, Dynamic, Memorable, Eccentric, or One-Of-A-Kind Characters

Summer’s One #MustReadBook 2022

June 2022 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Summer 2022 TBR

6 Favorite Historical Fiction in 6 Months

Recommendations For Historical Fiction With a Side of Thriller

Do You Love a Book Series?

TTT: 10 Memorable Bookish Characters

One Word Reviews of Five Star Reads

March 2022 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Books About Libraries

Novels in Free Verse

Book About Sisters (National Siblings Day)

10 Women Authors and Their Debuts

Spring 2022 TBR

Ghost Review and My Favorite Middle Grade Recs

TTT 10 Women Authors and Their Debuts

February 2022 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: 10 Favorite Dynamic Duos in Literature

TTT 10 Books Too Good to Review Properly

TTT 10 Favorite Light Romance

10 Favorite Books With Character Names in the Title

January 2022 Reading Wrap Up

Books About Books

Top 5 Books That Changed My Reading Life

Best of the Best: 2015-2021

Top 5 Most Anticipated Reads of Q1 2022

#6Degrees of Separation: From Rules of Civility to A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

December 2021 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Most Memorable Reads of 2021

Top 5 Tuesday: Top 5 New-To-Me Authors

“Uplit” Recommendations

TTT: Winter 2021 TBR

Book Ideas For Gift Giving 2021

#6Degrees of Separation: From Ethan Frome to The Deal of a Lifetime

November 2021 Reading Wrap Up

New Titles For My Nonfiction TBR 2021

Novellas in November 2021 (wrap up)

Dear Author, An Update On These Characters Please

Nonfiction That Reads Like Fiction

TTT: If you Like That, Read This

15 Favorite Memoir/Biography

Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings

My Year in Nonfiction 2021

October 2021 Reading Wrap Up

September 2021 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Ten Books that Live Up To Their Hype

Top 5 Stand Alone Books of Summer 2021

Fall 2021 TBR

TTT: 10 Books That Put a Smile On Your Face

August 2021 Reading Wrap UP

12 Favorite Books

TTT: 10 Books I Wish I Could Read Again For the First Time

July 2021 Reading Wrap Up

Summer’s ONE “Must-Read” Book 2021

June 2021 Reading Wrap Up

6 Favorite Historical Fiction in 6 Months

Summer 2021 TBR

TTT: More Books Like These Please!

TTT: 10 Books Set In Or Near New York City

May 2021 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: 10 Books Set Near Water

National Independent Bookstore Day

5 Favorite Histfic Recs for Mothers

March 2021 Reading Wrap Up

Women’s History Month

In support of Stand Up For AAPI

Spring 2021 TBR

10 Awesome and Diverse Reads for Middle Grade Readers

February 2021 Reading Wrap Up

Black History Month: 10 Reading Ideas

10 Books That Made Me Smile

World War 11 Reads

New-To-Me Authors in 2020

January 2021 Reading Wrap Up

Most Memorable Reads of 2020

December 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Winter 2020 TBR

Gift Ideas: Everyone Gets a Book (2020)

November 2020 Reading Wrap Up

My Year in Nonfiction 2020

Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings 2020

Favorite Memoirs and Biographies

New Titles For My Nonfiction TBR

TTT: Thankful for Family Themes in Literature

TTT: Book Titles and Songs

Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings 2020

October 2020 Reading Wrap Up

5 Books With Music Themes

TTT: 10 Mildly Suspenseful Books

10 Popular Books With Mature Characters

September 2020 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: 10 Books on my Fall 2020 TBR

Books With Grandparents as Important Characters

TTT: Books For My Younger Middle-Grade Self

August 2020 Reading Wrap Up

5 Light Women’s Fiction Reads

July 2020 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Most Read Authors

6 Best in 6 Months 2020

TTT: 10 Books That Make Me Smile

Find Your ONE “Must Read” Book of the Summer 2020

June 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Highly Rated and Favorite WW1 and WW11 Reads

Book Recs For Dad 2020

Nonfiction/Fiction Books: Racial Injustice

Summer 2020 TBR

May 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Books That Feature Librarians or Libraries

Seven Favorite MG and YA Free Verse Titles

April 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Book Titles For Teacher Appreciation Week

Ten Books Your Mom Might Enjoy

Lighter Reads During Stressful Times

March 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Spring 2020 TBR

10 Inspirational Reads for Middle-Grade March

Top Ten Favorite Books About Books

10 Inspirational Reads For Women’s History Month 2020

February 2020 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: Last Ten Books That Gave Me a Book Hangover

Celebrate Friendship on Galentine’s Day

Book Gifts for a Galentine or Valentine

Black History Month: 10 Memorable Reads

January 2020 Reading Wrap Up

Most Memorable Reads of 2019

December 2019 Reading Wrap Up

10 Favorite Historical Fiction Reads of the Decade

Winter 2019 TBR

Gift Ideas For Giving: Everyone Gets a Book

Popular Books Worth the Hype

November 2019 Reading Wrap Up

TTT: 10 Reasons I’m Thankful For a Favorite Author (Fredrik Backman)

Nonfiction November: 2020 TBR

Nonfiction November: Memoirs

Nonfiction November and Racial Injustice

Nonfiction November: Fiction/Nonfiction Book Pairings

October 2019 Reading Wrap Up

My Year in Nonnfiction #nonficnov 2019

TTT: 10 Irresistible Book Titles

TTT: 10 Traits That Help Me Fall in Love With Characters

September 2019 Reading Wrap Up

Fall 2019 TBR

Seven Best Reads of Summer 2019

August Reading Wrap Up (2019)

TTT: My Favorite Literary Tropes

TTT: Books Characters That I’d Like as Best Friends

TTT: Favorite Literary Friendships

If You Like That, Read This

July Reading Wrap Up

Summer’s ONE “Must Read” Book

Favorite Quirky Characters

Best of Year So Far (June 2019)

June Reading Wrap Up

Summer 2019 TBR

(U.S.) Flag Day

10 Favorite Historical Fiction Reads

May Reading Wrap Up

10 Years of Favorite Historical Fiction Reads

Book Recommendations for Book Club

Book Recs for Mom

April Reading Wrap Up

March Reading Wrap Up

Spring TBR

10 Books That Need a Sequel

10 Inspirational Reads For Women’s History Month

10 Reads For Middle Grades

February Reading Wrap Up

Book Gifts for a Galentine/Valentine

10 Reading Ideas For Black History Month

Holocaust Remembrance Day

January Wrap Up

Most Memorable Reads of 2018 (Best of 2018)

December Wrap Up

2018 Reading Stats & 2019 Goals

Winter Reading Season (TBR)

Books For Holiday Giving

November Wrap Up

Top Ten Tuesday: Thankful For Ten Contemporary Authors

October Wrap Up

September Wrap Up

Fall Reading Season (TBR)

August Wrap Up

July Wrap Up

Top Ten Favorite Books So Far in 2018

Music and Reading: 4 Recommendations

June Wrap Up

Ten Books To Read By the Pool, Lake, Or Ocean This Summer

Book Recommendations for Dad

Summer Reading For Children (focus on MG diverse reads)

May Wrap Up

Summer Reading TBR

Bookish Gifts For Mom

April Wrap Up

Author Spotlight  (review of an author event)

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Highly Rated WW1 and WW11 Reads

Spring TBR (& Winter Update)

Top Ten Tuesday: Books That Take Place in Another Country

Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Books That Surprised Me (in a good or bad way)

Romantic Reads For My Galentines

African-American History Month Recommended Reading

Top Ten Tuesday: New to Me Authors in 2017 

Most Memorable, Inspiring, and Unforgettable Characters in 2017

2017 Really Recommendable Reads (best of 2017)

2018 TBR (looking ahead)

Top Ten Tuesday: Top Ten Books I Want My Grandchildren to Read

Favorite Reads: January-June 2017