Sunday, January 13, 2008

Book Reviews 2009

97 books reviewed in 2009

December 2009 (12)
The Flying Troutmans by Miriam Toews
The Crying Tree by Naseem Rakha
Beat the Reaper by Josh Bazell
Songs for the Missing by Stewart O'Nan
True Colors by Kristin Hannah
What the Dead Know by Laura Lippman
The Last Will of Moira Leahy by Therese Walsh
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
Saving Cee Cee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
The Sweetheart of Prosper County by Jill Alexander
The Wrong Mother by Sophie Hannah
Alice I Have Been by Melanie Benjamin

November 2009 (4)
After You by Julie Buxbaum
The Day the Falls Stood Still by Cathie Marie Buchanan
The Boy Who Couldn't Sleep and Never Had To by DC Pierson
The Imposter's Daughter by Laurie Sandell

October 2009 (6)
Everyone She Loved by Sheila Curran
William S and the Great Escape by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
Await Your Reply by Dan Chaon
The Weight of Silence by Heather Gudenkauf
The Promised World by Lisa Tucker
Secrets She Left Behind by Diane Chamberlain

September 2009 (7)
This One is Mine by Maria Semple
A Change in Altitude by Anita Shreve
The Day of the Pelican by Katherine Paterson
The Tory Widow by Christine Blevins
Unholy Business by Nina Burleigh
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
Spiced by Dalia Jurgensen

August 2009 (5)
The Private Papers of Eastern Jewel by Maureen Lindley
Summer of Two Wishes by Julia London
Trouble by Kate Christensen
Damas, Drama and Ana Ruiz by Belinda Acosta
Idea of Love by Louise Dean

July 2009 (7)
Ravens by George Dawes Green
I Can See You by Karen Rose
The Chocolate Lover's Club by Carole Matthews
The Castaways by Elin Hilderbrand
Moonlight in Odessa by Janet Skeslien Charles
Lucky Girl by Mei-Ling Hopgood
Knight of Desire by Margaret Mallory

June 2009 (7)
Gifts of War by Mackenzie Ford
Hollywood is Like High School with Money by Zoey Dean
The Lost Chalice by Vernon Silver
Escape Under the Forever Sky by Eve Yohalem
Secrets to Happiness by Sarah Dunn
Mercury in Retrograde by Paula Froelich
Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

May 2009 (14)
East of the Sun by Julia Gregson
Mating Rituals of the North American WASP by Lauren Lipton
Mrs. Perfect by Jane Porter
Bella by Anne & Edward Syfret
A Hint of Wicked by Jennifer Haymore
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
Perfection by Julie Metz
Palace Circle by Rebecca Dean
Neil Armstrong is My Uncle and Other Lies Muscle Man McGinty Told Me by Nan Marino
Soft Spots by Clint Van Winkle
The Glassblower of Murano by Marina Fiorato
The Chosen One by Carol Lynch Williams
Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah
One Deadly Sin by Annie Solomon

April 2009 (10)
The Devlin Diary by Christi Phillips
Flirting with Forty by Jane Porter
Darling Jim by Christian Moerk
The Believers by Zoe Heller
The Sweetness as the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
The Household Guide to Dying by Debra Adelaide
Harlot's Sauce by Patricia Volonakis Davis
Someday My Prince Will Come by Jerramy Fine
The Physick Book of Deliverance Dane by Katherine Howe
Deadlock by Iris Johansen

March 2009 (5)
How to Buy a Love of Reading by Tanya Egan Gibson
The Mischief Maker's Manual by Sir John Hargraves
The Towering World of Jimmy Choo by Laura Golstein Crowe and Sagra Maceira DeRosen
Pictures at an Exhibition by Sara Houghteling
King of the Screwups by K.L. Going

February 2009 (9)
All That I Have by Castle Freeman Jr.
A Fortunate Age by Joanna Smith-Rakoff
The Error World: An Affair with Stamps by Simon Garfield
Kitty and the Midnight Hour by Carrie Vaughn
The Lost City of Z by David Grann
Sima's Undergarments for Women by Ilana Stanger-Ross
Rock Bottom by Michael Shilling
Age Before Beauty by Virginia Smith
The Girl She Used to Be by David Cristofano

January 2009 (11)
The Leisure Seeker Michael Zadoorian
Gods Behaving Badly by Marie Phillips
The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
Mistress Shakespeare by Karen Harper
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford
The Laments by George Hagen
A Thousand Veils by D.J. Murphy
Going to See the Elephant by Rodes Fishburne
Never Tell a Lie by Hallie Ephron
Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth
The King's Rose by Alisa M. Libby

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