Book Reviews

By Title

A comprehensive list of all reviews for middle grade up to adult.

Juvenile/middle grade books are also listed separately on the "Kid Books" page, along with board books, picture books, and easy readers. "Teen Books" have a page of their own as well.

Book titles beginning with a, an, the, or a number are filed under the second word. Nonfiction titles are starred.

A

Absolutely Almost, by Lisa Graff
* Actual Size, by Steve Jenkins
The Adventures of Miss Petitfour, by Anne Michaels
Airborn, by Kenneth Oppel
All I Hold Dear, by Jennie Hansen
The Aloha Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts #16), by Jennifer Chavierini
Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea, by L.M. Montgomery
* Annapurna, by Maurice Herzog
Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery
Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables #5), by L.M. Montgomery
As You Are (The Jonquil Brothers #3), by Sarah M. Eden
* As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride, by Cary Elwes
* The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt, by Parley P. Pratt

B

* The Backyard Bird Lover's Field Guide, by Sally Roth
* The Backyard Chicken Bible: The Complete Guide to Raising Chickens, by Eric Lofgren
* Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving, by Ball Corporation
The Battle for the Castle, by Elizabeth Winthrop
* Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, by Katherine Boo
* 175 Best Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, & Other Spreads, by Linda J. Amendt
* Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives, by Gretchen Rubin
Between the Lines, by Erin Klingler
Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
The Birthday Ball, by Lois Lowry
Blackmoore, by Julianne Donaldson
* A Blessing of Toads, by Sharon Lovejoy
The Blue Castle, by L.M. Montgomery
The Blood Guard, by Roy Carter
* Bones: Skeletons and How They Work, by Steve Jenkins
Bone Gap, by Laura Ruby
The Book of Speculation, by Erica Swyler
The Boundless, by Kenneth Oppel
* The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope, by William Kamkwamba
A Brief History of Montmaray (The Montmaray Journals, #1), by Michelle Cooper
The Bronze Bow, by Elizabeth George Speare
Bunnicula, by Deborah and James Howe

C

Calico Captive, by Elizabeth George Speare
Calli Be Gold, by Michele Weber Hurwitz
Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #3), by Patricia Wrede
The Castle in the Attic, by Elizabeth Winthrop
Caught in Crystal (Lyra #4), by Patricia Wrede
The Centurion's Wife, by Davis Bunn and Janette Oke
The Cerulean's Secret, by Dennis Meredith
Chalice, by Robin McKinley
Chaos, by Jeff Downs
* 84, Charing Cross Road, by Helene Hanff
Chariots to Jordan, by E. James Harrison
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, by Roald Dahl
Charlie's Raven, by Jean Craighead George
Charlotte's Web, by E. B. White
* Chasing Lincoln's Killer, by James L. Swanson
* 50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany, by Steven Pressman
Chocolat by Joanne Harris
A Christmas Adventure (Tumtum and Nutmeg #4), by Emily Bearn
Church of Marvels, by Leslie Parry
A Circus Adventure (Tumtum and Nutmeg #6), by Emily Bearn
Circus Mirandus, by Cassie Beasley
8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel / 1 Dog = Chaos! by Vivian Vande Velde
Cloaked, by Alex Flinn
Code Word, by Traci Hunter Abramson
The Counterfeit, by Robison E. Wells
Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2), by Leigh Bardugo
Crossed (Matched #2), by Ally Condie
Crossing to Safety, by Wallace Stegner
Curtsies & Conspiracies (Finishing School #2), by Gail Carriger
*The Cutting Garden: Growing and Arranging Garden Flowers, by Sarah Raven

D

Dark Wave (Waterfire Saga #3), by Jennifer Donnelly
Daughter of Witches (Lyra #2), by Patricia Wrede
* The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse, by Piu Marie Eatwell
Dealing With Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1), by Patricia C. Wrede
Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga #1), by Jennifer Donnelly
Dominic, by William Steig
The Door by the Staircase, by Katherine Marsh
* Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea, by Steve Jenkins
Dragon Slippers, by Jessica Day George
The Dragons of Blueland (My Father's Dragon #3), by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Dragon's Jaw (Latter-day Spies #2), by Michele Ashman Bell
Drops of Gold (The Jonquil Brothers #2), by Sarah M. Eden
* Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery, by Paul Collins


E

* Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time, by Brian Tracy
Edenbrooke, by Julianne Donaldson
* The Egg and I, by Betty MacDonald
* Elena Vanishing, by Elena Dunkle & Clare B. Dunkle
Elmer and the Dragon (My Father's Dragon #2), by Ruth Stiles Gannett
Emma: A Latter-day Tale, by Rebecca H. Jamison
* Emma and Joseph: Their Divine Mission, by Gracia Jones
Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree, by Lauren Tarshis
* The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, by Siddhartha Mukherjee
* The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars, by Joel Glenn Brenner
Enchantment, by Orson Scott Card
* Escape, by Carolyn Jessup
Escape to Zion, by Jean Holbrook Matthews
Etiquette & Espionage (Finishing School #1), by Gail Carriger
* An Eye on the Sparrow, by Sally Roth
* Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World, by Steve Jenkins

F

* Falling Free: Rescued from the Life I Always Wanted, by Shannon Martin
* The Family Butterfly Book, by Rick Mikula
The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester, by Barbara O'Connor
* Fearless, by Eric Blehm
* Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer, by David Roberts
Fish in a Tree, by Linda Mullaly Hunt
Five Enchanted Roses, (edited by) Anne Elisabeth Stengl
* Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms, by Erin Benzakein with Julie Chai
* The Flower Recipe Book, by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo
* Flowers, Flowers! Inspired Arrangements for All Occasions, by Paula Pryke
* Follow the River, by James Alexander Thom
Followed by Frost, by Charlie Holmsberg
For Elise, by Sarah M. Eden
* Forgiven: The Amish School Shooting, A Mother's Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace, by Terri Roberts, with Jeanette Windle
The Forgotten Sisters (Princess Academy #3), by Shannon Hale
* Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World, by Anthony Doerr
The Four-Story Mistake (Melendy Quartet #2), by Elizabeth Enright
Freckles, by Gene Stratton Porter
Freddy the Detective (Freddy the Pig #3), by Walter R. Brooks
Fridays With the Wizards (Castle Glower #4), by Jessica Day George
Friends and Foes (The Jonquil Brothers #1), by Sarah M. Eden
4:50 From Paddington (Miss Marple #8), by Agatha Christie

G

* Gardens of Awe and Folly, by Vivian Swift
* The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World, by Steven Johnson
The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Tupelo Landing #2), by Sheila Turnage
The Girl from Felony Bay (Felony Bay Mysteries #1), by J. E. Thompson
A Girl of the Limberlost, by Gene Stratton Porter
Girl on a Wire, by Gwenda Bond
The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden, by Jonas Jonasson
* The Girl with Seven Names: Escape from North Korea, by Hyeonseo Lee
Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story, by Carolyn Turgeon
Gooseberry Park, by Cynthia Rylant
Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan, by Cynthia Rylant
The Grasshopper Trap, by Patrick F. McManus
Grayling's Song, by Karen Cushman
The Great Divorce, by C.S. Lewis
The Great Escape (Tumtum and Nutmeg #2), by Emily Bearn
Green Rider (Green Rider #1), by Kristen Britain
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows

H

The Hainan Incident, by D. M. Coffman
Half Upon a Time (Half Upon a Time #1), by James Riley
The Harp of Imach Thyssel (Lyra #3), by Patricia Wrede
A Heart Revealed, by Josi S. Kilpack
Hearts in Hiding, by Betsy Brannon Green
Heartstone, by Elle Katherine White
Heir Apparent (Rasmussem Corporation #2), by Vivian Vande Velde
Heir to Edenbrooke, by Julianne Donaldson
Here Comes McBroom! by Sid Fleischman
The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (League of Princes #1), by Christopher Healy
* Homes Around the World, by Max Moore
Hope Springs (Longing for Home #2), by Sarah Eden
Horizon, by Scott Westerfield
* Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest, by Steve Jenkins
The House That Love Built, by Beth Wiseman
* How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly? by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
How To Catch a Bogle (City of Orphans #1), by Catherine Jinks
* How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships, by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
* How to Swallow a Pig, by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
The Hunchback of Notre Dame, by Victor Hugo

I

I Capture the Castle, by Dodie Smith
* If a Pirate I Must Be: The True Story of Black Bart, "King of the Caribbean Pirates," by Richard Sanders
* The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, by Rebecca Skloot
* In and Out of the Garden, by Sara Midda
* In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom, by Qanta A. Ahmed
* Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone, by Martin Dugard
The Islands at the End of the World (The Islands at the End of the World #1), by Austin Aslan
Ivy + Bean (series), by Annie Barrows

J

Jack: The True Story of Jack and the Beanstalk, by Liesl Shurtliff
Jacob Have I Loved, by Katherine Paterson
Jane of Lantern Hill, by L.M. Montgomery
Jed and the Junkyard War, by Steve Bohls
* The Jewel Garden: A Story of Despair and Redemption, by Monty and Sarah Don
* Just a Second: A Different Way to Look at Time, by Steve Jenkins

K

Katherine of Aragon, The True Queen, by Alison Weir
Keeping the Castle, by Patrice Kindl

L

* The Last Season, by Eric Blehm
The Last Treasure, by Janet S. Anderson
* Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life, by Queen Noor
Letters From Skye, by Jessica Brockmole
The London Eye Mystery, by Siobhan Dowd
Lord Fenton's Folly, by Josie S. Kilpack
* The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans, by John Bailey
* Life in Motion: an unlikely ballerina, by Misty Copeland
* Life with Father, by Clarence Day
* The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, by Marie Kondo
* Living Long Ago: Homes and Houses, by Helen Edom
* The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World's Greatest Reptile Smugglers, by Bryan Christy
Loser, by Jerry Spinelli
* The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon, by David Grann
* The Lost Cyclist, by David V. Herlihy
The Lost Quilter (Elm Creek Quilts #14), by Jennifer Chavierini
* The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century, by Claire Prentice
* The 5 Love Languages of Children, by Gary Chapman and Ross Campbell

M

Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet, by Charlie Holmsberg
The Magic Half, by Annie Barrows
Maisie Dobbs, by Jacqueline Winspear
*Make the Bread, Buy the Butter, by Jennifer Reese
A Man Called Ove, by Fredrik Backman
Mandy, by Julie Andrews Edwards
*Manhunt: the 12-Day Chase for Lincoln's Killer, by James L. Swanson
Manners & Mutiny (Finishing School #4), by Gail Carriger
Matched (Matched #1), by Ally Condie
McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm: Three Tall Tales, by Sid Flesichman
Mechanica, by Betsy Cornwell
* The Medical Detectives, by Berton Roueche
The Merchant's Daughter (Hagenheim #2), by Melanie Dickerson
Merrow, by Ananda Braxton-Smith
*The 50 Mile Bouquet: Discovering the World of Local, Sustainable, Seasonable Flowers, by Debra Prinzing
The Miniaturist, by Jessie Burton
Miss Grimsley's Oxford Career, by Carla Kelly
The Monster in the Hollows (Wingfeather Saga #3), by Andrew Peterson
A Mouse Called Wolf, by Dick King-Smith
Moving Target, by Christina Diaz Gonzalez
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4), by Agatha Christie
Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10), by Agatha Christie
Murder with Peacocks (Meg Langslow #1), by Donna Andrews
My Father's Dragon (My Father's Dragon #1), by Ruth Stiles Gannett

N

Nancy and Plum, by Betty Macdonald
The Nest, by Kenneth Oppel
Never Sniff a Gift Fish, by Patrick F. McManus
Nickel Bay Nick, by Dean Pitchford
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern
The Night Gardener, by Jonathan Auxier
No Nest for the Wicket (Meg Langslow #7), by Donna Andrews
North! Or Be Eaten (Wingfeather Saga #2), by Andrew Peterson
Not a Drop to Drink (Not a Drop to Drink #1), by Mindy McGinnis

O

Obsession, by Traci Hunter Abramson
* Of Beetles and Angels: A Boys' Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard, by Mawi Asgedom
Of Things Gone Astray, by Janina Matthewson
On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (Wingfeather Saga #1), by Andrew Peterson
One Crazy Summer, by Rita Garcia-Williams
One Second After, by William R. Forstchen
One Square Inch, by Claudia Mills
* Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy, by Eric Hansen
Orphan Train, by Kristina Baker Kline
* The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates, by Wes Moore
Princess Academy (Princess Academy #1), by Shannon Hale
Princess of the Midnight Ball, by Jessica Day George

Q


R

Rain Reign, by Ann M. Martin
The Raven Ring (Lyra #5), by Patricia Wrede
Reached (Matched #3), by Ally Condie
Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline
Rebekah (Women of Genesis #2), by Orson Scott Card
* Remembering Wholeness, by Carol Tuttle
Rescue (Latter-day Spies #3), by Michele Ashman Bell
Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingos (Meg Langslow #3), by Donna Andrews
The Road, by Cormac McCarthy
Rogue Wave (Waterfire Saga #2), by Jennifer Donnelly
Rook, by Sharon Cameron
* Roots, Shoots, Buckets, and Boots: Gardening Together with Children, by Sharon Lovejoy
Rose Daughter, by Robin McKinley
The Royal Babysitters, by Clementine Beauvais
Rubber Legs and White Tail Hairs, by Patrick F. McManus
Rules, by Cynthia Lord
Run for Your Life, by Jean Holbrook Matthews

S

* Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science, by D. Jeffrey Meldrum
The Saturdays (Melendy Quartet #1), by Elizabeth Enright
Savvy (Savvy #1), by Ingrid Law
Scent of Magic (Healer #2), by Maria V. Snyder
* Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog, by Susannah Charleson
* The Screwtape Letters, by C.S. Lewis
Sea Spell (Waterfire Saga #4), by Jennifer Donnelly
Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2), by Patricia C. Wrede
A Seaside Adventure (Tumtum and Nutmeg #5), by Emily Bearn
The Secret Keeper, by Kate Morton
The Secret of Blueberries, Brothers, Moose and Me, by Sara Nickerson
* The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France, by Tyler Hamilton and Daniel Coyle
Seeking Persephone (The Lancaster Family #1), by Sarah M. Eden
Seraphina, by Rachel Hartman
Shadow Magic (Lyra #1), by Patricia Wrede
Shadow Scale, by Rachel Hartman
Sherlock Academy (Sherlock Academy #1), by F. C. Shaw
The Sign of the Beaver, by Elizabeth George Speare
Silver in the Blood, by Jessica Day George
Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1), by Leigh Bardugo
The Sixty-Eight Rooms (Sixty-Eight Rooms #1), by Marianne Malone
* Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World, by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page
Sorcery & Cecilia, or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot, by Patricia Wrede & Caroline Stevermeyer
The Spindlers, by Lauren Oliver
Spyhunt (Latter-day Spies #1), by Michele Ashman Bell
* Stolen World: A Tale of Reptiles, Smugglers, and Skulduggery, by Jennie Erin Smith
Stone's Fall, by Iaian Pears
The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts #7), by Jennifer Chavierini
Sun Tunnels and Secrets, by Carol Thayne Warburton
* Sunflower Houses: Inspiration from the Garden, by Sharon Lovejoy
Swan for the Money (Meg Langslow #11), by Donna Andrews
The Sweetest Spell, by Suzanne Selfors

T

Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4), by Patricia Wrede
Taste of Darkness (Healer #3), by Maria V. Snyder
They Shoot Canoes, Don't They? by Patrick F. McManus
Thornspell, by Helen Lowe
Thunder from the Sea, by Joan Hiatt Harlow
Ticker, by Lisa Mantchev
* Toad Cottages and Shooting Stars: Grandma's Bag of Tricks, by Sharon Lovejoy
* Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation, by Dan Fagin
Touch of Power (Healer #1), by Maria V. Snyder
* The Tree Book, by Jeff Meyer
* Triumph, by Carolyn Jessup
Trouble at Rose Cottage (Tumtum and Nutmeg #7), by Emily Bearn
The Truth According to Us, by Annie Barrows
Tumtum and Nutmeg: The First Adventure, by Emily Bearn

U

Undercurrents (Undercurrents #1), by Traci Hunter Abramson
Understood Betsy, by Dorothy Canfield Fisher
Unison Spark, by Andy Marino
Uprooted, by Naomi Novik

V

Vanished: True Tales of Mysterious Disappearances, by Elizabeth MacLeod

W

Waistcoats & Weaponry (Finishing School #3), by Gail Carriger
Wake Me When It's Over, by Robison E. Wells
The War That Saved My Life, by Kimberly Brubaker Bradley
The Warden and the Wolf King (Wingfeather Saga #4), by Andrew Peterson
Watership Down, by Richard Adams
* A Way to Garden: A Hands-On Primer for Every Season, by Margaret Roach
The Wednesday Wars, by Gary D. Schmidt
* When Wanderers Cease to Roam: A Traveler's Journal of Staying Put, by Vivian Swift
Where Dead Men Meet, by Mark Mills
Which Witch? by Eva Ibbotson
Wicked, by Gregory Maguire
* The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary, by Jeff Kinney
The Wind in the Willows, by Kenneth Grahame
* Winged Obsession: The Pursuit of the World's Most Notorious Butterfly Smuggler, by Jessica Speart
The Witch of Blackbird Pond, by Elizabeth George Speare
* Wonderful Houses Around the World, by Yoshio Komatsu
Wrong Number, by Rachelle J. Christensen


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Reviews By Author


A

Abramson, Traci Hunter: Code Word, ObsessionUndercurrents (Undercurrents #1)
Adams, Richard: Watership Down
Ahmed, Qanta A.: *In the Land of Invisible Women: A Female Doctor's Journey in the Saudi Kingdom
Amendt, Linda J.: *175 Best Jams, Jellies, Marmalades, & Other Spreads
Anderson, Janet S.: The Last Treasure
Andrews, Donna: the Meg Langslow series: Murder with Peacocks (#1), Revenge of the Wrought-Iron Flamingos (#3) , No Nest for the Wicket (#7)The Penguin Who Knew Too Much (#8) , Swan for the Money (#11) 
Asgedom, Mawi:* Of Beetles and Angels: A Boys' Remarkable Journey from a Refugee Camp to Harvard
Aslan, Austin: The Islands at the End of the World (The Islands at the End of the World #1)
Auxier, Jonathan: The Night Gardener

B

Backman, Fredrik: A Man Called Ove
Bailey, John: *The Lost German Slave Girl: The Extraordinary True Story of Sally Miller and Her Fight for Freedom in Old New Orleans
Ball Corporation: * Ball Blue Book Guide to Preserving
Bardugo, Leigh: Six of Crows (Six of Crows #1), Crooked Kingdom (Six of Crows #2)
Barrows, Annie:(with Mary Ann Shaffer) The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society, Ivy and Bean (series)The Magic Half, The Truth According to Us
Bearn, Emily: TumTum and Nutmeg (series)
Beasley, Cassie: Circus Mirandus
Beauvais, Clementine: The Royal Babysitters
Bell, Michele Ashman: Spyhunt (Latter-day Spies #1), Dragon's Jaw (Latter-day Spies #2), Rescue (Latter-day Spies #3)
Benzakein, Erin (with Julie Chai): *Floret Farm's Cut Flower Garden: Grow, Harvest, and Arrange Stunning Seasonal Blooms
Blehm, Eric: * Fearless, * The Last Season
Bohls, Steve: Jed and the Junkyard War
Bond, Gwenda: Girl on a Wire
Boo, Katherine: *Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Bradley, Kimberly Brubaker: The War That Saved My Life
Braxton-Smith, Ananda: Merrow
Brenner, Joel Glenn: * The Emperors of Chocolate: Inside the Secret World of Hershey and Mars
Britain, Kristen: Green Rider (Green Rider #1)
Brockmole, Jessica: Letters From Skye
Brooks, Walter R.: Freddy the Detective (Freddy the Pig #3)
Bunn, Davis (with Janette Oke): The Centurion's Wife
Burton, Jessie: The Miniaturist

C

Cameron, Sharon: Rook
Card, Orson Scott: Enchantment, Rebekah (Women of Genesis #2)
Carriger, Gail: Finishing School (series)
Carter, Roy: The Blood Guard
Chapman, Gary (with Ross Campbell):The 5 Love Languages of Children
Charleson, Susannah: *Scent of the Missing: Love and Partnership with a Search-and-Rescue Dog
Chavierini, Jennifer: The Sugar Camp Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts #7), The Aloha Quilt (Elm Creek Quilts #16), The Lost Quilter (Elm Creek Quilts #14),
Christensen, Rachelle J.: Wrong Number
Christie, Agatha: The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (Hercule Poirot #4), Murder on the Orient Express (Hercule Poirot #10), 4:50 From Paddington (Miss Marple #8)
Christy, Brian: *The Lizard King: The True Crimes and Passions of the World's Greatest Reptile Smugglers
Cline, Ernest: Ready Player One
Coates, Ta-Nehisi: Between the World and Me
Coffman, D. M.: The Hainan Incident
Collins, Paul: *Duel with the Devil: The True Story of How Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr Teamed Up to Take on America's First Sensational Murder Mystery
Condie, Ally: Matched (trilogy)
Cooper, Michelle: A Brief History of Montmaray (The Montmaray Journals, #1)
Copeland, Misty: *Life in Motion: an unlikely ballerina
Cornwell, Betsy: Mechanica
Coyle, Daniel (with Tyler Hamilton):*The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
Cushman, Karen: Grayling's Song

D

Dahl, Roald: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
Day, Clarence: *Life with Father
Dickerson, Melanie: The Merchant's Daughter (Hagenheim #2)
Doerr, Anthony: *Four Seasons in Rome: On Twins, Insomnia, and the Biggest Funeral in the History of the World
Don, Monty and Sarah: *The Jewel Garden: A Story of Despair and Redemption
Donaldson, Julianne: Blackmoore, Edenbrooke, Heir to Edenbrooke
Donnelly, Jennifer: the Waterfire Series: Deep Blue, Rogue Wave, Dark Tide. Sea Spell
Dowd, Siobhan: The London Eye Mystery
Downs, Jeff: Chaos
Dugard, Martin: *Into Africa: The Epic Adventures of Stanley and Livingstone
Dunkle, Elena (with Clare B. Dunkle): *Elena Vanishing

E

Eatwell, Piu Marie: *The Dead Duke, His Secret Wife, and the Missing Corpse
Eden, Sarah M.: Hope Springs (Longing for Home #2), Friends and Foes (The Jonquil Brothers #1), Drops of Gold (The Jonquil Brothers #2), As You Are (The Jonquil Brothers #3), For Elise, Seeking Persephone (The Lancaster Family #1)
Edom, Helen: *Living Long Ago: Homes and Houses
Edwards, Julie Andrews: Mandy
Elwes, Cary: *As You Wish: Inconceivable Tales from the Making of The Princess Bride
Enright, Elizabeth: Melendy Quartet

F

Fagin, Dan: *Tom's River: A Story of Science and Salvation
Fisher, Dorothy Canfield: Understood Betsy
Fleischman, Sid: McBroom's Wonderful One-Acre Farm: Three Tall Tales, Here Comes McBroom!
Flinn, Alex: Cloaked
Fortschen, William R.: One Second After

G

Gannett, Ruth Stiles: My Father's Dragon (trilogy)
Garcia-Williams, Rita: One Crazy Summer
George, Jean Craighead: Charlie's Raven
George, Jessica Day: Dragon SlippersFridays With the Wizards (Castle Glower #4), Princess of the Midnight BallSilver in the Blood
Gonzalez, Christina Diaz: Moving Target
Graff, Lisa: Absolutely Almost
Grahame, Kenneth: The Wind in the Willows
Grann, David: *The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon
Green, Betsy Brannon: Hearts in Hiding

H

Hale, Shannon: Princess Academy series
Hamilton, Tyler (with Daniel Coyle): *The Secret Race: Inside the Hidden World of the Tour de France
Hanff, Helene: *84, Charing Cross Road
Hansen, Eric: *Orchid Fever: A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy
Hansen, Jennie: All I Hold Dear
Harampolis, Alethea (with Jill Rizzo): *The Flower Recipe Book
Harlow, Joan Hiatt: Thunder from the Sea
Harris, Joanne: Chocolat
Harrison, E. James: Chariots to Jordan
Hartman, Rachel: SeraphinaShadow Scale
Healy, Christopher: The Hero's Guide to Saving Your Kingdom (League of Princes #1),
Herlihy, David V.: *The Lost Cyclist
Herzog, Maurice: *Annapurna
Holmsberg, Charlie: Followed by Frost, Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet
Howe, Deborah and James: Bunnicula
Hugo, Victor: The Hunchback of Notre Dame
Hunt, Linda Mullaly: Fish in a Tree
Hurwitz, Michele Weber: Calli Be Gold
Hyeonseo, Lee: *The Girl with Seven Names: Escape from North Korea

I

Ibbotson, Eva: Which Witch?

J

Jamison, Rebecca H: Emma: A Latter-day Tale
Jenkins, Steve: *Actual Size, *Bones: Skeletons and How They Work, *Down, Down, Down: A Journey to the Bottom of the Sea, *Eye to Eye: How Animals See the World, *Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest, *Just a Second: A Different Way to Look at Time,
Jenkins, Steve (with Robin Page): *How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly?, *How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships, *How to Swallow a Pig, *Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World,
Jessup, Carolyn: *Escape, *Triumph
Jinks, Catherine: How To Catch a Bogle (City of Orphans #1)
Johnson, Steven: *The Ghost Map: The Story of London's Most Terrifying Epidemic--and How It Changed Science, Cities, and the Modern World
Jonasson, Jonas: The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden
Jones, Gracia: * Emma and Joseph: Their Divine Mission

K

Kamkwamba, William: *The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Kelly, Carla: Miss Grimsley's Oxford Career
Kilpack, Josie S.: A Heart Revealed, Lord Fenton's Folly
Kindl, Patrice: Keeping the Castle
King-Smith, Dick: A Mouse Called Wolf
Kinney, Jeff: *The Wimpy Kid Movie Diary
Kline, Kristina Baker: Orphan Train
Klingler, Erin: Between the Lines
Knipper, Stephanie: The Peculiar Miracles of Antoinette Martin
Komatsu, Yoshio: *Wonderful Houses Around the World
Kondo, Marie: *The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

L

Lowry, Lois: The Birthday Ball


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Macdonald, Betty: Nancy and Plum, * The Egg and I
Macleod, Elizabeth: *Vanished: True Tales of Mysterious Disappearances
Maguire, Gregory: Wicked
Malone, Marianne: The Sixty-Eight Rooms (Sixty-Eight Rooms #1)
Mantchev, Lisa: Ticker
Marino, Andy: Unison Spark
Marsh, Katherine: The Door by the Staircase
Martin, Ann M.: Rain Reign
Martin, Shannon: *Falling Free: Rescue from the Life I Always Wanted
Matthews, Jean Holbrook: Escape to Zion, Run for Your Life
Matthewson, Janina: Of Things Gone Astray
McCarthy, Cormac: The Road 
McGinnis, Mindy: Not a Drop to Drink (Not a Drop to Drink #1)
McKinley, Robin: Chalice, Rose Daughter
McManus, Patrick F.: The Grasshopper Trap, Never Sniff a Gift Fish, Rubber Legs and White Tail Hairs, They Shoot Canoes, Don't They?
Meldrum, D. Jeffrey: *Sasquatch: Legend Meets Science
Meredith, Dennis: The Cerulean's Secret
Meyer, Jeff: *The Tree Book
Michaels, Anne: The Adventures of Miss Petitfour
Midda, Sara: *In and Out of the Garden
Mikula, Rick: *The Family Butterfly Book 
Mills, Claudi: One Square Inch 
Mills, Mark: Where Dead Men Meet
Montgomery, L. M.: Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea, Anne of Green Gables, Anne's House of Dreams (Anne of Green Gables #5), The Blue Castle,  Jane of Lantern Hill,
Moore, Max: *Homes Around the World
Moore, Wes: *The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates
Morgenstern, Erin: The Night Circus
Morton, Kate: The Secret Keeper
Mukherjee, Siddhartha: *The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer

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Nickerson, Sara: The Secret of Blueberries, Brothers, Moose and Me 
Novik, Naomi: Uprooted

O

O'Connor, Barbara: The Fantastic Secret of Owen Jester
Oliver, Lauren: The Spindlers
Oppel, Kenneth: Airborn, The Boundless, The Nest
Otfinoski, Steven: * Pilots in Peril! The Untold Story of Pilots Who Braved "The Hump" in World War II

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Page, Robin (with Steve Jenkins): *How Many Ways Can You Catch a Fly?, *How to Clean a Hippopotamus: A Look at Unusual Animal Partnerships, *How to Swallow a Pig,*Sisters and Brothers: Sibling Relationships in the Animal World
Parry, Leslie: Church of Marvels
Paterson, Katherine: Jacob Have I Loved
Pears, Iaian: Stone's Fall
Peterson, Andrew: Wingfeather Saga (series)
Pitchford, Dean: Nickel Bay Nick
Porter, Gene Stratton: FrecklesA Girl of the Limberlost
Pratt, Parley P.: *The Autobiography of Parley P. Pratt
Prentice, Claire: *The Lost Tribe of Coney Island: Headhunters, Luna Park, and the Man Who Pulled Off the Spectacle of the Century
Pressman, Steven: *50 Children: One Ordinary American Couple's Extraordinary Rescue Mission into the Heart of Nazi Germany
Prinzing, Debra: *The 50 Mile Bouquet: Discovering the World of Local, Sustainable, Seasonable Flowers
Pryke, Paula: *Flowers, Flowers! Inspired Arrangements for All Occasions

Q

Queen Noor: *Leap of Faith: Memoirs of an Unexpected Life

R

Raven, Sarah: *The Cutting Garden: Growing and Arranging Garden Flowers
Reese, Jennifer: *Make the Bread, Buy the Butter
Riley, James: Half Upon a Time (Half Upon a Time #1)
Rizzo, Jill (with Alethea Harampolis): *The Flower Recipe Book
Roach, Margaret: *A Way to Garden: A Hands-On Primer for Every Season
Roberts, David: *Finding Everett Ruess: The Life and Unsolved Disappearance of a Legendary Wilderness Explorer
Roberts, Terri (with Jeanette Windle): *Forgiven: The Amish School Shooting, A Mother's Love, and a Story of Remarkable Grace
Roth, Sally: *An Eye on the Sparrow, *The Backyard Bird Lover's Field Guide
Rouche, Berton: *The Medical Detectives
Rubin, Gretchen: *Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of our Everyday Lives
Ruby, Laura: Bone Gap
Rylant, Cynthia: Gooseberry Park, Gooseberry Park and the Master Plan

S

Steig, William: Dominic
Stengl, Anne Elisabeth (editor): Five Enchanted Roses
Stevermeyer, Caroline (with Patricia Wrede): Sorcery & Cecilia, or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

T

Tapscott, Shari L.: Pippa of Laramore
Tarshis, Lauren: Emma Jean Lazarus Fell Out of a Tree
Thom, James Alexander: *Follow the River
Thompson, J. E.: The Girl from Felony Bay (Felony Bay Mysteries #1)
Tracy, Brian: *Eat That Frog!: 21 Great Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get More Done in Less Time
Turgeon, Carolyn: Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story
Turnage, Sheila: The Ghosts of Tupelo Landing (Tupelo Landing #2)
Tuttle, Carol: *Remembering Wholeness

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V

Vande Velde, Vivian: 8 Class Pets + 1 Squirrel / 1 Dog = Chaos!, Heir Apparent (Rasmussem Corporation #2)


W

Warburton, Carol Thayne: Sun Tunnels and Secrets
Weir, Alison: Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen
Wells, Robison E.: Wake Me When It's Over, The Counterfeit
Westerfield, Scott: Horizon
White, E. B.: Charlotte's Web
White, Elle Katherine: Heartstone
Winspear, Jacqueline: Maisie Dobbs
Winthrop, Elizabeth: The Castle in the Attic,The Battle for the Castle
Wiseman, Beth: The House That Love Built
Wrede, Patricia C.: Dealing With Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #1), Searching for Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #2), Calling on Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #3), Talking to Dragons (Enchanted Forest Chronicles #4), The Lyra Novels (series)
Wrede, Patricia (with Caroline Stevermeyer): Sorcery & Cecilia, or The Enchanted Chocolate Pot

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