Book Reviews by Title

Book Reviews by Title in Alphabetical Order

Titles starting with The or A will be categorized under the letter of the second word in the title. For example, The Giver by Lois Lowry will be found under G as Giver (The) and A Handful of Time by Kit Pearson will be found under H as Handful of Time (A).

13 Gifts by Wendy Mass24 Hours London by Marsha Moore
31 Dates in 31 Days by Tamara Duricka Johnson
39 Clues - Book One: The Maze of Bones by Rick Riordan (Middle-Grade)
39 Clues Book Two: One False Note by Gordon Kormon (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book Three: The Sword Thief by Peter Lerangis (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book 4: Beyond the Grave by Jude Watson (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book 5: The Black Circle by Patrick Carman (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book 6: In Too Deep by Jude Watson (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book 7: The Viper's Nest by Peter Lerangis (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book Eight: The Emperor's Code by Gordon Korman (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book Nine: Storm Warning by Linda Sue Park (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book Ten: Into the Gauntlet by Margaret Peterson Haddix (Middle Grade)
39 Clues Book 11: Vespers Rising by Rick Riordan, Peter Lerangis, Gordon Korman and Jude Watson
39 Clues Cahill vs Vespers Book 1: The Medusa Plot by Gordon Korman


-A-

Abe's Lucky Day by Jill Warren
Adventures of Princess the Pony (The) by Margaret Merry (Children)
After All, You're Callie Boone by Winnie Mack (Middle Grade)
All the Flowers in Shanghai by Duncan Jepson
Alternative Medicine Cabinet: Hundreds of Ways to Take Charge of Your Health Naturally, The by Kathy Gruver (Self-Help)
Another Man's Treasure by James V. O'Connor
At The Edge: Daring Acts in Desperate Times by Larry Verstraete (YA Non-Fiction)
Attack of the Tyrannosaurus: Dinosaur Cove Series #1 by Rex Stone (Middle Grade)
Authors Access: 30 Success Secrets for Authors and Publishers by Irene Watson, Tyler R. Tichelaar, and Victor R. Volkman
Author's Guide to Planning Book Events, The by Carol Hoenig


-B-

Baby-Sitters Club: The Summer Before by Ann M. Martin (Middle Grade)
Baby-Sitters Club Book 1: Kristy's Great Idea by Ann M. Martin (Middle-Grade)
Badhat: A Wild Western Legend by Harry McLaughlin (Middle Grade, Teen)
Be a Writing Superstar by Joel A. Sutherland (Middle Grade)
Bel Canto by Ann Patchett (Contemporary)
Ben Behind His Voices: One Family's Journey From the Chaos of Schizophrenia to Hope by Randye Kaye
Beware Pirates! Canadian Flyer Adventures Book 1 by Frieda Wishinsky (Middle-Grade)
Beyond Myself: Reclaiming Your Life After Sexual Abuse by Yvonne Rousseau
Big Nate on a Roll by Lincoln Peirce
Billy Had to Move: A Foster Care Story by Theresa Ann Fraser (Children)
Bobby the Brave (Sometimes) by Lisa Yee (Middle Grade)
Book About Tony Chestnut (The) by Laurie Monopoli (Children)
Boredom Blasters: Brain Bogglers, Awesome Activities, Cool Comics, Tasty Treats and More by Helaine Becker (Non-fiction, Middle Grade)
Born Mad by Robyn Wheeler
Bride Most Begrudging (A) by Deeanne Gist (Christian historical romance)
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson (Middle Grade)
Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear by Carrie Goldman


Butt Book (The) by Artie Bennett (Children)
By the King's Design by Christine Trent

-C-


Calling All Authors: How to Publish with Your Eyes Wide Open by Valerie Connelly
Cardboard: A Woman Left for Dead by Fiona Place (Contemporary Fiction)
Casey and Kyle: I'm Saving Up For a Big Brother!!! by Will Robertson
Cassandra and Jane by Jill Kitpeathley (Historical Fiction)
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (YA Fiction)
Chique Secrets of Dolce Vita by Barbara Conelli (Memoir)
Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
Circuits of the Wind by Michael Stutz
Claude and Camille: A Novel of Monet by Stephanie Cowell
Come and Find Me by Hallie Ephron
Common Denominators for Success: 7 Universal Formulas to Get the Results You Want by Kenny J. Anderson
Companion of Lady Holmeshire (The) by Debra Brown
Confessions of Catherine de Medici (The) by C.W. Gortner
Contest (The) by Caroline Stellings (Middle Grade)
Countdown by Deborah Wiles (Middle Grade)
Crow Call by Lois Lowry (Children)
Crown of Anavrea (The) by Rachel Rossano


-D-

Dancing on the Inside by Glen C. Strathy
Danger, Dinosaurs! Canadian Flyer Adventures Book 2 by Frieda Wishinsky (Children)
Dead Running by Cami Checketts
Dear Canada: Exiles From the War by Jean Little (Historical fiction middle-grade)
Dear Canada: That Fatal Night: The Titanic Diary of Dorothy Wilton by Sarah Ellis
Désirée: The Bestselling Story of Napoleon's First Love by Annemarie Selinko (Historical Fiction)
Dino-Why? The Question and Answer Book by Sylvia Funston (Non-Fiction)
Discovery (The) by Dan Walsh
Dreamer (The) by Pam Munoz Ryan (Middle Grade)
Dreaming of Mr. Darcy by Victoria Connelly

-E-

Eight Days: A Story of Haiti by Edwidge Danticat
Elvis and Olive: Super Detectives by Stephanie Watson (Middle Grade)

-F-

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Ferninand Uses the Potty by Jay Tucker (Children)
Finally by Wendy Mass (Middle Grade)
First Day: Appleville Elementary Series #1 by Nancy Krulik (Children)
First Draft in 30 Days by  Karen S. Wiesner (Non-fiction)
Floors by Patrick Carman
For the King's Favor by Elizabeth Chadwick (Historical fiction)
Forest of Gold (A) by Courtney Maika
Fostergirls by Liane Shaw
Franny and the Music Girl by Emily Hearn, illustrated by Mark Thurman
Frankincense Trail (The) by Jody Kihara
Frederico, the Mouse Violinist by Mayra Calvani
Full Moon Bride (The) by Shobhan Bantwal

-G-

Garden Intrigue (The) by Lauren Willig
Gathering Blue by Lois Lowry 
Georgette Heyer's Regency World by Jennifer Kloester (Historical Non-fiction)
Gift From the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Gillespie and I by Jane Harris
Girl Who Hated Books (The) by Manjusha Pawagi, illustrated by Leanne Franson
Giver, The by Lois Lowry
Glass Menagerie (The) by Tennessee Williams
Golden's Rule by C.E. Edmonson (YA Fiction)
Got An Angry Kid? Parenting Spike: A Seriously Difficult Child by Andrew D. Gibson (Parenting Self-Help)
Great Wall of Lucy Wu (The) by Wendy Wan-Long ShangGreatest Knight, The by Elizabeth Chadwick
Green Bronze Mirror (The) by Lynne Ellison (YA Fiction)
Grief of Others (The) by Leah Hager Cohen
Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (The) by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows
Guitar Zero: The New Musician and the Science of Learning by Gary Marcus

-H-

Handful of Time (A) by Kit Pearson (Middle-Grade)
Help (The) by Kathryn Stockett
Hockey Trailblazers by Nicole Mortillaro
Hollywood Stories: Short Entertaining Anecdotes About the Stars and Legends of the Movies! by Stephen Schochet (Non-fiction)
Home Free by Sharon Jennings (Middle Grade)
Homeschooling for the Rest of Us by Sonya Haskins (Non-Fiction)
Honeymoon in Purdah: An Iranian Journey by Alison Wearing (Non-fiction)
House at Riverton (The) by Kate Morton
How Much Does your Head Weigh?: The Big Fat Book of Facts by Marg Meikle (Non-Fiction)
How to Love an American Man by Kristine Gasbarre
How to Make a Bird by Martine Murray (YA)
Human Body (The): Lift the Flap and Learn by Pascale Hédelin
Hunger Games (The) by Suzanne Collins

-I-

I Am Canada: Blood and Iron: Building the Railway by Paul Lee (Middle Grade)
I Am the Chosen King by Helen Hollick (Historical Fiction)
Illuminations of the Heart by Joyce DiPastena
In Every Heartbeat by Kim Vogel Sawyer
In the Company of Others by Jan Karon
Invisible Ones (The) by Stef Penny
-J-

Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
Jewel of St. Petersburg (The) by Kate Furnivall (Historical fiction)
Journey Takers (The) by Leslie Albrecht Huber (Historical Non-fiction)
Joy For Beginners by Erica Bauermeister
Juliet by Anne Fortier
Justin Fisher Declares War! by (Middle-Grade Fiction)

-K-

Kids' (and Parents' Too!) Book of Good Sportsmanship (The) by Leslie A. Susskind
Kindred by Octavia Butler 

-L-

Lacey and the African Grandmothers by Sue Farrell Holler (Middle-Grade)
Lady of Quality by Georgette Heyer
Lady of the English by Elizabeth Chadwick
Landing (The) by John Ibbitson
Last Day of Kindergarten (The) by Nancy Loewen
Last Storyteller (The) by Frank Delaney
Last Queen (The) by C.W. Gortner (Historical Fiction)
Last Whale (The) by Chris Pash
Lasting Impression (A) by Tamera Alexander
Left Neglected by Lisa Genova
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld
Life of Shouty: Food and Fitness by Neonseon
Life of Shouty: Good Habits by Neonseon
Little Black Dress by Susan McBride
Little Princes: One Man's Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal by Conor Grennan
Little House on the Prairie by Laura Ingalls Wilder (Children)
Lonely Digger (The) by Margaret Merry (Children)
Loser List (The) by H.N. Kowitt
Lost Hours (The) by Karen White (Contemporary Fiction)
Lost in the Wild: A Choose Your Path Book by Ryan Jacobson (Middle Grade)
Lost Memoirs of Jane Austen (The) by Syrie James
Lovely Shoes (The) by Susan Shreve
Love's First Bloom by Delia Parr (Historical Romance)
Luminist (The) by David Rocklin

-M-
Magic Up Your Sleeve by Helaine Becker (Middle Grade Non-Fiction)
Masquerade by Nancy Moser
Matchmaker of Kenmare (The) by Frank Delaney
Max Finder: Mystery Collected Casebook Volume 5 by Craig Battle and Ramon Pérez
Max Spaniel: Dinosaur Hunt by David Catrow (Children)
Mercenary's Marriage (The) Rachel Rossano
Midnight Tunnel (The): A Suzanna Snow Mystery by Angie Frazier
Mighty Tim Horton (The) by Mike Leonetti (Children)
Mine (The) by John A. Heldt
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (YA Fiction)
Momnificent Life: Healthy and Balanced Living for Busy Moms (The) by Lori Radun (Self-Help)
Month of Zephram Mondays (The) by Leslie A. SusskindMore Than Words Can Say by Robert Barclay
Mr Darcy Broke my Heart by Beth Pattillo
My Beastly Book of Hilarious Heroes: 150 Ways to Doodle, Scribble, Color and Draw, illustrated by Vincent Boudgourd
My Beastly Book of Twisted Tales: 150 Ways to Doodle, Scribble, Color and Draw, illustrated by Bérengère Delaporte
My Marquette: Explore the Queen City of the North--Its History, People and Places with Native Son Tyler R. Tichelaar by Tyler R. Tichelaar (Non-fiction)
My Mom Loves Me More Than Sushi by Filomena Gomes, illustrated by Ashley Spires (Children)
My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira (Historical Fiction)
Mysterious Four #1: Hauntings and Heists (The) by Dan Poblocki
My Story: Bloody Tower by Valerie Wilding (YA Fiction)

-N-

Narrow Lives by Tyler R. Tichelaar (Historical Fiction, Short Stories)
Never Mind Yaar by K.Mathur (Contemporary Fiction)
Next to Love by Ellen Feldman
Nighttime Novelist: Finish Your Novel in Your Spare Time (The) by Joseph Bates (Non-fiction)
Nine Lives by Russel Whitehouse
Nothing's Fair in Fifth Grade by Barthe DeClements (Middle Grade)

-O-

One Hockey Night by David Ward (Children)
One-Week Job Project (The) by Sean Aiken (Non-Fiction)
Only Thing That Lasts (The) by Tyler R. Tichelaar (Historical Fiction)
Only Way to Paradise (The) by G.G. Vandagriff
Orphan Rescue (The) by Anne Dublin (Middle-Grade)
Oscar by Jordan Troutt and Sarah Preston
Other Elizabeth (The) by Karleen Bradford
Our Earth: How Kids Are Saving the Planet by Janet Wilson (Middle Grade Non-Fiction)

-P-

Passionate Brood (The) by Margaret Campbell Barnes (Historical Fiction)
Patrick's Wish by Karen Mitchell
Pearls of the Stone Man (The) by Edward Mooney Jr. (Contemporary fiction)
Pemberley Ranch by Jack Caldwell (Historical Fiction)
Perfect Snow by Barbara Reid (Children)
Pictures of the Past by Deby Eisenberg
Pirate and the Puritan (The) by Mary Clayton
Place Beyond Courage (A) by Elizabeth Chadwick
Please Explain "Anxiety" to Me! Simple Biology and Solutions for Children and Parents by Laurie Zelinger and Jordan Zelinger (Children and Parents)
Promises to Keep by Jane Green (Contemporary fiction)

-Q-

Queen City (The): Book Two of the Marquette Trilogy by Tyler R. Tichelaar (Historical Fiction)
Queen's Dollmaker (The) by Christina Trent (Historical Fiction)
Queen of Last Hopes: The Story of Margaret of Anjou by Susan Higginbotham
Queen of New Beginnings (The) by Erica James (Contemporary Fiction)
Queen of the Summer Stars by Persia Woolley

-R-

Rankin Inlet by Mara Feeney
Read, Remember, Recommend: A Reading Journal for Book Lovers by Rachelle Rogers Knight      (Non-fiction)
Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings by Hélène Boudreau
Reasons to Be Happy by Katrina Kittle
Red Hot Internet Publicity: An Insider's Guide to Marketing Your Book on the Internet by Penny C. Sansevieri
Remarkable Creatures by Tracy Chevalier
Repairing Rainbows: A True Story of Family, Tragedy and Choices by Linda Fishman (Memoir)
River to Cross (A) by Yvonne Harris
Road From the West by Rosanne E. Lortz
Rocket (The) by Mike Leonetti (Children)
Romeo and Juliet Code (The) by Phoebe Stone (Middle-Grade)
Rose Garden (The) by Susanna Kearsley
Royal Likeness (A) by Christine Trent (Historical Fiction)
Ruins of Us (The) by Keija Parssinen

-S-

Saffron Dreams by Shaila Abdullah
Sanctuary Line by Jane Urquhart (Contemporary Fiction)
Sandalwood Tree (The) by Elle Newmark
Sandy's Incredible Shrinking Footprint by Femida Handy and Carole Carpenter (Children)

Saving Madeline by Rachel Ann Nunes
Scarlet Lion (The) by Elizabeth Chadwick
Scary Science: 25 Creepy Experiments by Shar Levine and Leslie Johnstone
Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt (The) by Caroline Preston
Season of Second Chances (The) by Diane Meyer (Contemporary Fiction)
Secret Agent Y.O.U.: The Official Guide to Secret Codes, Disguises, Surveillance and MORE! by Helaine Becker (Middle-Grade Non-fiction)
Sewing a Friendship by Natalie Tinti (Middle Grade)
Sherlockian (The) by Graham Moore
Silent Governess (The) by Julie Klassen (Historical Fiction)
Simply Scandinavian: Travelling in Time with Finnish Cuisine and Nature by Tero Kallio and Kimmo Saira (Non-fiction, Cookbook)
Sisters From Hardscrabble Bay (The) by Beverly Jensen (Historical fiction)
Smart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential by Eileen Kennedy-Moore and Mark S. Lowenthal
Smile by Raina Telgemeier (Middle Grade)
Sophie the Awesome by Lara Bergen (Middle Grade)
South of Superior by Ellen Airgood (Contemporary)
So You Want an Online Book Tour: An Author's Guide to Online Book Tours by Jaime McDougall
So You Want to Write a Guest Post: An Author's Guide to Promoting with Guest Blogging by Jaime McDougall
Spaghetti Detectives (The) by Andreas Steinhofel (Middle Grade)
Speed of Light (The) by Lee Baker
Splish, Splat! by Alexis Domney, illustrated by Alice Crawford (Children)
State of Wonder by Ann Patchett (Contemporary)
Still Alice by Lisa Genova
Stolen Child by Marsha Forchuk Skrypuch (Middle Grade)
Story of My Life (The) by Helen Keller (Autobiography)
Stranger She Married (The) by Donna Hatch
Summer Fit: Exercises for the Brain and Body While Away from School by Kelly Terril and Portia Marin (Middle-grade non-fiction)
Superior Heritage: The Marquette Trilogy Book Three by Tyler R. Tichelaar (Contemporary)
Survivors Club (The) by Ben Sherwood (Non-Fiction)
Swahili for Beginners by Lisa Joyal (YA Fiction)
Sweetest Thing (The) by Elizabeth Musser (YA historical fiction)

-T-


Tale of Time Warp Tuesday (The) by Leslie A. Susskind
Terry Fox: A Story of Hope by Maxine Trottier (Children Non-Fiction)
Testing The Ice: A True Story About Jackie Robinson by Sharon Robinson (Children)
That Day in September: A Personal Remembrance of 9/11 by Artie Van Why
Things Your Dog Doesn't Want You to Know by Hy Conrad and Jeff Johnson
This Can't Be Happening at Macdonald Hall! By Gordon Korman
Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin
Tiger Eyes by Judy Blume (YA Fiction)
Time Machine (The) by H.G. Wells
Time Time Stopped (The) by Don Gillmor
Time Travelers (The): Book One in the Gideon Trilogy by Linda Buckley Archer (Middle Grade)
To Defy a King by Elizabeth Chadwick (Historical Fiction)
Tomorrow Girls #1: Behind the Gates by Eva Gray
Trackers (Book One) by Patrick Carman
Trophy by Paul M. Schofield


-V-

Venetia Kelly's Traveling Show by Frank Delaney
Very Valentine by Adriana Trigiani (Contemporary Fiction)
Vigilante's Bride (The) by Yvonne Harris (Historical Romance)
Violet, written by Tanya Duprey Stehlik, illustrated by Vanja Vuleta Jovanovic (Children)
Vole Brothers (The) by Roslyn Schwartz

-W-

Walter's Muse by Jean Davies Okimoto
Wedding Invitation (A) by Alice J. Wisler
Western Lit Survival Kit: An Irreverent Guide to the Classics, from Homer to Faulkner (The) by Sandra Newman
Woman's Agenda 2011 (A) : Celebrating Movers and Shakers by Karen Helm (Non-fiction)
What do You Use to Help Your Body by Jewel Kats
What Happened to Hannah by Mary Kay McComas
Who Wants Pizza? The Kids' Guide to the History, Science and Culture of Food by Jan Thornhill
Whole Truth (The) by Kit Pearson
Winter Sea (The) by Susanna Kearsley
Wise Old Boar (The) by Margaret Merry (Childen)
Within My Heart by Tamera Alexander (Historical Romance)
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick (Middle-Grade)
Words That Start With B by Vikki VanSickle (Middle-Grade)
World's Easiest Astronomy Book (The) by Hitoshi Nakagawa
Worlds Unseen by Rachel Starr Thomson

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-Y-

Year We Were Famous (The) by Carole Estby Dagg (YA Historical Fiction)
You're Mean, Lily Jean by Frieda Wishinsky (Children)

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