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(Alphabetical by book title)

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1984 – George Orwell
1Q84 – Haruki Murakami

A

The Absolutist — John Boyne
The Age of Innocence — Edith Wharton (informal non-review)
All Her Father’s Guns — James Warner
The Alley of Love and Yellow Jasmines — Shohreh Aghdashloo
Although Of Course You End Up Becoming Yourself — David Lipsky
An American Childhood – Annie Dillard
American Psycho – Bret Easton Ellis
American Transcendentalism — Philip F. Gura
Amity & Sorrow — Peggy Riley
And When She Was Good — Laura Lippman
The Autobiography of an Execution – David R. Dow

B

The Becoming: Outbreak – Jessica Meigs
The Becoming: Safe House – Jessica Meigs
The Bee-Loud Glade — Steve Himmer
Before the Rain — Luisita López Torregrosa
Behind the Beautiful Forevers – Katherine Boo
Black Chalk — Christopher J. Yates
The Black Country — Alex Grecian
The Bookie’s Son — Andrew Goldstein
Brand New Human Being — Emily Jeanne Miller
Brave New World – Aldous Huxley
Breed — Chase Novak
Bull Canyon — Lin Pardey
Bullied — Carrie Goldman

C

The Campaign of the Century — Greg Mitchell
Carry the One – Carol Anshaw
Clever Girl — Tessa Hadley
Cloyne Court — Dodie Katague
The Crucible — Arthur Miller

D

Dare Me — Megan Abbott
Deadly Harvest — Michael Stanley
Devotion: A Memoir – Dani Shapiro
The Dinner — Herman Koch
Doctor Zhivago – Boris Pasternak
The Double – José Saramago
Drift — Jon McGoran

E

Elegant Complexity – Greg Carlisle
The End of Your Life Book Club — Will Schwalbe
The Essential Margaret Fuller – Jeffrey Steele, editor

F

Faitheist — Chris Stedman
Falling Together — Narisa de los Santos
The Falls — Joyce Carol Oates
Famous Drownings in Literary History — Kevin Haworth
Fight Song — Joshua Mohr
The Firebird — Susanna Kearsley
Forgotten Country — Catherine Chung
The Free — Willy Vlautin
Frozen in Time — Mitchell Zuckoff
Full Frontal Feminism — Jessica Valenti

G

A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing — Eimear McBride
The Girl You Left Behind — Jojo Moyes
The Gods of Gotham — Lyndsay Faye
A Golden Age — Tahmima Anam
The Good Muslim — Tahmima Anam
Graceling — Kristin Cashore
The Great Gatsby – F. Scott Fitzgerald

H

História, História — Eleanor Stanford
Home — Toni Morrison

I

The Illusion of Separateness — Simon Van Booy
Immortal Bird — Doron Weber
In One Person — John Irving
In Other Worlds — Margaret Atwood
In the Land of the Living — Austin Ratner
Infinite Jest – David Foster Wallace
Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

K

Kindred — Octavia Butler

L

Less Than Zero – Bret Easton Ellis
Let’s Pretend This Never Happened — Jenny Lawson
The Little Red Guard — Wenguang Huang
Lizz Free or Die — Lizz Winstead

M

The Magicians — Lev Grossman
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention – Manning Marable
The Marriage Plot – Jeffrey Eugenides
Melmoth the Wanderer — Charles Robert Maturin
The Midwife of Hope River — Patricia Harman
The Minds of Billy Milligan – Daniel Keyes
The Missing File — D.A. Mishani
Moonwalking With Einstein — Joshua Foer
Mother, Mother — Koren Zailckas
Mystery Girl — David Gordon

N

The Name of the Wind – Patrick Rothfuss
Naples Declared — Benjamin Taylor
Native Son – Richard Wright
Neverwhere – Neil Gaiman
Ninth Ward — Jewell Parker Rhodes
No Mark Upon Her — Deborah Crombie

O

Once We Were Brothers — Ronald H. Balson
One Day It’ll All Make Sense — Common
One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest — Ken Kesey
The Orchardist — Amanda Coplin
Out of True — Amy Durant
Overseas — Beatriz Williams

P

The Panopticon — Jenni Fagan
The Perfume Collector — Kathleen Tessaro
Pride and Prejudice – Jane Austen
The Promise of Stardust — Priscille Sibley
Proof of Guilt — Charles Todd

R

Race Across the Sky — Derek Sherman
The Returned — Jason Mott
Ripper — Isabel Allende
The Roving Tree — Elsie Augustave
Running the Rift — Naomi Benaron

S

The Science of Kissing — Sheril Kirshenbaum
The Sense of an Ending — Julian Barnes
A Sense of Direction — Gideon Lewis-Kraus
Shadow Show — Sam Weller and Mort Castle (editors)
Shaq Uncut: My Story — Shaquille O’Neal
Sharp — David Fitzpatrick
Sight Reading — Daphne Kalotay
Sister Citizen — Melissa Harris-Perry
Skeleton Women — Mingmei Yip
Someone Else’s Love Story — Joshilyn Jackson
The Sword of Shannara – Terry Brooks

T

The Tale of Lucia Grandi — Susan Speranza
The Taste of Salt – Martha Southgate
The Tell — Hester Kaplan
The Testament of Jessie Lamb — Jane Rogers
Their Eyes Were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston
Those Guys Have All the Fun — James Andrew Miller & Tom Shales
The Tiger’s Wife – Téa Obreht
A Train in Winter — Caroline Moorehead
True You — Janet Jackson

V

Vanity Fair — William Makepeace Thackeray
A Virtual Love — Andrew Blackman
Volcano — Shusaku Endo

W

The Warmth of Other Suns — Isabel Wilkerson
The Western Lit Survival Kit — Sandra Newman
What the Night Knows – Dean Koontz
When I Whistle — Shusaku Endo
When She Woke — Hillary Jordan
When Skateboards Will Be Free – Saïd Sayrafiezadeh
While Mortals Sleep – Kurt Vonnegut
White Out — Michael W. Clune
The Wise Man’s Fear – Patrick Rothfuss
With My Body — Nikki Gemmell
The Woman Warrior — Maxine Hong Kingston
The Word — Marita Golden, editor
The World According to Garp – John Irving

Y

The Yard — Alex Grecian

Z

Zazen — Vanessa Veselka