Book Reviews

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1st to Die by James Patterson
2nd Chance by James Patterson
3rd Degree by James Patterson
30 Days of Night by Steve Niles
300 by Frank Miller
4th of July by James Patterson
5th Horseman by James Patterson​
6th Target by James Patterson
7th Heaven by James Patterson
7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey
8th Confession by James Patterson​
9th Judgment by James Patterson​
10th Anniversary by James Patterson
12th of Never by James Patterson
1984 by George Orwell​​
The 1996 What Color is Your Parachute? by Richard Nelson Bolles
2001 A Space Odyssey by Arthur C. Clarke
20,000 Days and Counting by Robert D. Smith
365 Thank Yous by John Kralik

A-C
A is for Alibi by Sue Grafton​
A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens
A Darkness More Than Night by Michael Connelly
A Drink Before the War by Dennis Lehane
Adventures of Harold & the Purple Crayon by Crockett Johnson
Adventures of Huck Finn by Mark Twain
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain
Aesop’s Fables by Aesopus
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton
Agnes Grey by Anne Bronte
Alex Cross’s Trial by James Patterson
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
All Together Dead by Charlaine Harris
All Together Now: Volume 1 by Alan Ball​
A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier by Ishmael Beah
A Modest Proposal by Jonathan Swift
The Anah’jari File by Douglas Armentrout
The Angel Experiment by James Patterson
Angels Flight by Michael Connelly
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
The Apprentice by Tess Gerritsen
Are These My Basoomas I See Before Me? by Louise Rennison
A River Runs Through It and Other Stories by Norman Maclean
The Art of Non-Conformity by Chris Guillebeau
A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Bad Beginning by Lemony Snicket
As Man Thinketh by James Allen
At First Sight by Nicholas Sparks​​
A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley
Atonement by Ian McEwan
A Touch of Dead by Charlaine Harris
The Audacity of Hope by Barack Obama
Away Laughing on a Fast Camel by Louise Rennison
B is for Burglar by Sue Grafton
Badass by Shannen Doherty
Bang Ditto by Amber Tamblyn
Bared to You by Sylvia Day
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns by Frank Miller
Batman: Year One by Frank Miller
Between Here and April by Deborah Copaken Kogan
Big Bad Wolf by James Patterson
The Bone Collector by Jeffery Deaver
Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote
Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
The Bungalow Mystery by Carolyn Keene
C is for Corpse by Sue Grafton
The Case for Christ by Leo Strobel
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Cat and Mouse by James Patterson
Catcher in the Rye by J.D. Sallinger
Cavedweller by Dorothy Allison
Ceremony in Death by J.D. Robb
Chelsea Chelsea Bang Bang by Chelsea Handler
The Choice by Nicholas Sparks
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Magician’s Nephew by C.S. Lewis
City of Bones by Michael Connelly
Club Dead by Charlaine Harris
Clue of the Black Keys by Carolyn Keene​
Clue of the Broken Locket by Carolyn Keene
Clue of the Tapping Heels by Carolyn Keene
Clue in the Crumbling Wall by Carolyn Keene
Clue in the Diary by Carolyn Keene
The Clue in the Jewel Box by Carolyn Keene
The Clue in the Leaning Chimney by Carolyn Keene​
The Clue in the Old Album by Carolyn Keene
The Clue of the Velvet Mask by Carolyn Keene​​
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
Committed by Elizabeth Gilbert
Complete Me by J. Kenner
Conspiracy in Death by J.D. Robb
Cougar Club by Susan McBridge
Creative Inc by Meg Mateo Ilasco
Cross by James Patterson
Cross Country by James Patterson
Cross Fire by James Patterson
Crush It! by Gary Vaynerchuk​
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Curious Incident of Dog in the Nighttime by Mark Haddon

D-F
D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton
Dancing in My Nuddy Pants by Louise Rennison
Dangerous Days of Daniel X by James Patterson
Daniel X: Alien Hunter by James Patterson
Daniel X: Watch the Skies by James Patterson
The Daring Book For Girls by Andrea Buchanan
David Copperfield by Charles Dickens
The Day I Shot Cupid by Jennifer Love Hewitt
Dead and Gone by Charlaine Harris
Dead as a Doornail by Charlaine Harris
Dead Reckoning by Charlaine Harris​
Dead in the Family by Charlaine Harris
Dead to the World by Charlaine Harris
Dead Until Dark by Charlaine Harris
Dear Jane Austen by Patrice Hannon
Dear John by Nicholas Sparks​
Decked by Carol Higgins Clark
Definitely Dead by Charlaine Harris
Deja Dead by Kathy Reichs​
Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
The Dirty Secrets Club by Meg Gardiner
Don’t Blink by James Patterson​
Dorothy and the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Double Cross by James Patterson
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Drive by Daniel Pink
E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton​
East of Eden by John Steinbeck
Eat, Move, Sleep by Tom Rath
Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eclipse by Stephanie Meyer
Eight Tales of Terror by Edgar Allan Poe
Eleven On Top by Janet Evanovich
Ellen Foster by Kaye Gibbons
Emerald City of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Emma by Jane Austen
Enchantment by Guy Kawasaki
The English Patient by Michael Ondaatje
Entwined With You by Sylvia Day
Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
Everyone is Beautiful by Katherine Center
Everything Counts by Gary Ryan Blair
Evil at Heart by Chelsea Cain
Exploiting Chaos by Jeremy Gutsche
Extras by Scott Westerfeld
F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton​
Fearless Fourteen by Janet Evanovich
Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
Finish by Jon Acuff
Finger Lickin Fifteen by Janet Evanovich
Fish! by Stephen Lundin
Five Days in Paris by Danielle Steel
Five Love Languages by Gary Chapman
Flowers for Algernon by Daniel Keyes
Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
Fool by Christopher Moore
Four Blind Mice by James Patterson
Four Past Midnight by Stephen King
Four to Score by Janet Evanovich
Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
Free Stallion by Amber Tamblyn
Friday Night Knitting Club by Kate Jacobs
Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Frannie Flagg
From a Buick 8 by Stephen King
From Dead to Worse by Charlaine Harris

G-I
Generation Kill by Evan Wright
The Ghost of Blackwood Hall by Carolyn Keene
The Girlfriend’s Guide to Understanding Men by Bo Sebastian
The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon by Stephen King
The Girl Who Played With Fire by Stieg Larsson
The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson
Glory in Death by J.D. Robb
The Godfather by Mario Puzo
The Go Giver by Bob Burg & John David Mann
Gone With the Wind by Margaret Mitchell
The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald​
Gulliver’s Travels by Jonathan Swift
The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin
Hard Eight by Janet Evanovich
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter & the Half-Blood Prince by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix by J.K. Rowling
The Haunted Bridge by Carolyn Keene
Have You Seen…? by David Thomson
Heart Mender by Andy Andrews
Heartsick by Chelsea Cain
Heat Wave by Richard Castle​
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Hidden Staircase by Carolyn Keene
High Five by Janet Evanovich
Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Holiday in Death by J.D. Robb
Hot Six by Janet Evanovich
The Hound of Baskervilles by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Horse and His Boy by C.S. Lewis
The Host by Stephenie Meyer
The Hours by Michael Cunningham
How Full is Your Bucket by Tom Rath & Donald Clifton
How to Kill a Vampire by Lisa Ladoucear
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins
I, Alex Cross by James Patterson
If You Want to Write by Brenda Ueland
Immortal in Death by J.D. Robb
In Cold Blood by Truman Capote
Influence by Mary-Kate Olsen and Ashley Olsen
In Odd We Trust by Dean Koontz
Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice

J-L
Jack and Jill by James Patterson
James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl
The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fower
Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Journals by Kurt Cobain
Journey to the Center of the Earth by Jules Verne
The Killing Circle by Andrew Pyper
The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
King Henry IV, Part 1 by William Shakespeare
King Henry IV, Part 2 by William Shakespeare
Knit Two by Kate Jacobs
Knocked Out By My Nunga Nungas by Louise Rennison
Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence
The Lake House by James Patterson
The Last Battle by C.S. Lewis
Last of the Mohicans by James Fenimore Cooper
Late, Late at Night by Rick Springfield
Lean Mean Thirteen by Janet Evanovich
Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke
Life by Keith Richards
Life of Pi by Yann Martel
Linchpin by Seth Godin
The Little Black Book of SEO Secrets by Jim Adams
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Live to Tell by Lisa Gardner
Living Dead in Dallas by Charlaine Harris
London Bridges by James Patterson
Lost Light by Michael Connelly
Love Deception by Jennifer St. George
The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold
Love, Lust & Faking It by Jenny McCarthy​
Love is a Many Trousered Thing by Louise Rennison
Love Letters of Great Men Vol. 1 by John C. Kirkland
Loverboy by Victoria Redel
Love Works by Joel Manby
Loyalty in Death by J.D. Robb

M-O
Macbeth by William Shakespeare
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert
The Maltese Falcon by Dashiell Hammett
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Marley and Me by John Grogan
Mary Mary by James Patterson
Matchless by Gregory Maguire
Matilda by Roald Dahl
Maus by Art Spiegelman
Maus II by Art Spiegelman
Maximum Ride: Saving the World by James Patterson
Maximum Ride: School’s Out Forever by James Patterson
Maximum Ride: The Final Warning by James Patterson
​Me by Ricky Martin
Memoir of Jane Austen by James Edward Austen-Leigh
Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden
The Message in the Hollow Oak by Carolyn Keene
Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides
Midnight Club by James Patterson
Midnight in Death by J.D. Robb
Miles to Go by Richard Paul Evans​
Moby Dick by Herman Melville
Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe
Mommywood by Tori Spelling
Mr. Darcy’s Diary by Amanda Grange
Murder of King Tut by James Patterson
My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
The Mysteries of Udolpho by Ann Radcliffe
Mystery at Lilac Inn by Carolyn Keene
The Mystery at the Ski Jump by Carolyn Keene​
The Mystery of the Brass Bound Trunk by Carolyn Keene
The Mystery of the Ivory Charm by Carolyn Keene
The Mystery of the Moss Covered Mansion by Carolyn Keene
The Mystery of the Tolling Bell by Carolyn Keene
Mystic River by Dennis Lehane
Naked Heat by Richard Castle
Naked in Death by J.D. Robb
Nancy’s Mysterious Letter by Carolyn Keene
The Narrows by Michael Connelly
New Moon by Stephanie Meyer
Nights in Rodanthe by Nicholas Sparks
Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen
The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks
Notes From the Underground by Dostoevsky
The Noticer by Andy Andrews
Notorious Nineteen by Janet Evanovich
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
One Fifth Avenue by Candance Bushnell
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
One Word Answer by Charlaine Harris
On the Bright Side, I’m Now the Girlfriend of a Sex God by Louise Rennison
Onward by Howard Schultz
On Writing by Stephen King
Orlando by Virginia Woolf
Othello by William Shakespeare

P-R
Paradise Lost by John Milton
Password to Larkspur Lane by Carolyn Keene
The Patchwork Girl of Oz by L. Frank Baum
Persepolis I by Marjane Satrapi
Persepolis 2 by Marjane Satrapi
Phantoms on the Bookshelves by Jacques Bonnet
Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
Plum Lovin by Janet Evanovich
Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich
Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich
The Pocket Muse: Endless Inspiration by Monica Wood
Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
Pop Goes the Weasel by James Patterson
Power Ambition Glory by Steve Forbes
Power of Positive Leadership by Jon Gordon
Precious by Sapphire
The Present by Spencer Johnson
Pretties by Scott Westerfeld
Pride & Prejudice: the Wild & Wanton Edition by Annabella Bloom & Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Jane Austen and Seth Grahame-Smith
Pride & Prejudice & Zombies: Graphic Novel adapted by Tony Lee​
Pride and Promiscuity by Arielle Eckstut and Dennis Ashton
Prince Caspian by C.S. Lewis
The Principle of the Path by Andy Stanley
​Postcard Killers by James Patterson
The Purpose Driven Life by Rick Warren
Queen of Babble by Meg Cabot
Queen of Babble in the Big City by Meg Cabot​
The Quest of the Missing Map by Carolyn Keene
The Quickie by James Patterson
Rainwater by Sandra Brown
Rapture in Death by J.D. Robb
Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia by Samuel Johnson
The Reader by Bernhard Schlink
Reading People by Anne Bogel
Real Artists Don’t Starve by Jeff Goins
Reflected in You by Sylvia Day
Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates
Rich Again by Anna Maxted
The Richest Man in Babylon by George Clason
Ringmaster’s Secret by Carolyn Keene
The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Roses are Red by James Patterson
Roxana by Daniel Defoe
The Rum Diary by Hunter S. Thompson
Run For Your Life by James Patterson

S-U
Sail by James Patterson
santaKid by James Patterson
Say Goodbye by Lisa Gardner
Scarecrow of Oz by L. Frank Baum
The Scarlett Slipper Mystery by Carolyn Keene
The Seagull by Anton Chekhov
The Secret by Rhonda Byrne
Secret Diary of a Call Girl by Anonymous​
The Secret in the Old Attic by Carolyn Keene
The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd
Secret of the Old Clock by Carolyn Keene
The Secret of Red Gate Farm by Carolyn Keene
The Secret of Shadow Ranch by Carolyn Keene
The Secret of the Wooden Lady by Carolyn Keene
The Seed by Jon Gordon
Sense & Sensibility & Sea Monsters by Jane Austen and Ben Winters
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Seven Up by Janet Evanovich
Sex and the City: The Movie by Amy Sohn
Ssex and the City by Candace Bushnell
The Shack by William P. Young
The Sherlockian by Graham Moore​​
The Short Second Life of Bree Tanner by Stephenie Meyer
Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
Sign of the Twisted Candles by Carolyn Keene
The Silver Chair by C.S. Lewis
Sin City: The Hard Goodbye (Vol. 1) by Frank Miller
Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (Vol. 2) by Frank Miller
Sin City: The Big Fat Kill (Vol. 3) by Frank Miller​
Sin City: That Yellow Bastard (Vol. 4) by Frank Miller
Sin City: Family Values (Vol. 5) by Frank Miller​
Sin City: Booze, Broads and Bullets (Vol. 6) by Frank Miller​
Sin City: Hell and Back (Vol. 7) by Frank Miller​
The Sinner by Tess Gerritsen
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants by Ann Brashares
Size 12 is Not Fat by Meg Cabot
Smash Cut by Sandra Brown
Smile and Move by Sam Parker
Smoke Screen by Sandra Brown
Social Media Guide to Real Estate by Mike Lyon
Socialnomics by Erik Qualman
The Sookie Stackhouse Companion by Charlaine Harris
Sorry Right Number by Stephen King
Spanish Billionaire, Innocent Wife by Kate Walker
Specials by Scott Westerfeld
Spiderwick Chronicles: Lucinda’s Secret by Holly Black
Spiderwick Chronicles: The Field Guide by Holly Black and Tony Diterlizzi
Spiderwick Chronicles: The Ironwood Tree by Holly Black
Spiderwick Chronicles: The Seeing Stone by Holly Black
Spiderwick Chronicles: The Wrath of Mulgarath by Holly Black
Spook by Mary Roach
Startled by His Furry Shorts by Louise Rennison
Stationary Bike by Stephen King
Step on a Crack by James Patterson
Stiff by Mary Roach
Stop in the Name of Pants by Louise Rennison
Stori Telling by Tori Spelling
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde by Robert Louis Stevenson
Strengths Finder by Tom Rath
Stuff White People Like by Christian Lander
Sundays at Tiffany’s by James Patterson
The Surgeon by Tess Gerritsen
Suzanne’s Diary for Nicholas by James Patterson
Sweetheart by Chelsea Cain
Swimsuit by James Patterson
Take Your Shirt Off and Cry by Nancy Balbirer
Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare
Tangible Kingdom by Hugh Halter
Tarantula by Bob Dylan
Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
Ten Stupid Things Women Do to Mess Up Their Lives by Laura Schlessinger
Tess of the D’Urbervilles by Thomas Hardy
Thank You for Smoking by Christopher Buckley
Then He Ate My Boy Entrancers by Louise Rennison
Therese Raquin by Emile Zola
Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
ThxThxThx: Thanks for Everything by Leah Dieterich​
Tik Tok of Oz by L. Frank Baum
The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
The Time of My Life by Patrick Swayze and Lisa Niemi
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
To the Nines by Janet Evanovich
Toys by James Patterson​
Transforming Grace by Jerry Bridges
The Traveler’s Gift by Andy Andrews
Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson
Troublemaker Volume 1 by Janet Evanovich
Trouble Maker 2 by Janet Evanovich​
Truly, Madly, Deadly by Becca Wilcott
Trunk Music by Michael Connelly
Turn of the Screw by Henry James
Twelve Sharp by Janet Evanovich
Twilight: Graphic Novel Volume 2 by Stephanie Meyer
Twilight: The Graphic Novel Volume 1 by Stephenie Meyer
Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
Twilight Director’s Notebook by Catherine Hardwicke
Twitter Power by Joel Comm
Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Unbearable Lightness by Portia de Rossi
Unmarketing by Scott Stratten​

V-Z
Vengeance in Death by J.D. Robb
Violets are Blue by James Patterson
Visions of Sugar Plums by Janet Evanovich​
Voyage of the Dawn Treader by C.S. Lewis
The Walk by Richard Paul Evans
Walking Dead: Days Gone Bye by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 2 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 3 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 4 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 5 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 6 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 7 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 8 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 9 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 10 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 11 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 12 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 13 by Robert Kirkman
The Walking Dead: Volume 14 by Robert Kirkman​
Wallbanger by Alice Clayton
War of the Worlds by H.G. Wells
Watchmen by Alan Moore
Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen
The Wedding by Nicholas Sparks
The Wednesday Sisters by Meg Waite Clayton
What My Cat Has Taught Me About Life by Niki Anderson​
When God Winks on Love by Squire Rushnell​
The Whispering Statue by Carolyn Keene
Who Moved My Cheese by Spencer Johnson
Wicked by Gregory Maguire
Wicked Appetite by Janet Evanovich
Winning With Money by Aaron Coleman​
Witches of Eastwick by John Updike
The Wishing Year by Noelle Oxenhandler
The Witches by Roald Dahl
The Witch Tree Symbol by Carolyn Keene
With Our Good Will by Doug Copsey
The Writer’s Idea Book by Jack Heffron
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum​
Worst Case by James Patterson
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
You Don’t Need a Title to Be a Leader by Mark Sanborn​
You Know You’re a Writer When by Adair Lara
You Suck by Christopher Moore
You’ve Been Warned by James Patterson
The Zen of Social Media Marketing by Shama Hyder Kabani