Review Index

Books featured are indexed by author surname. The links will take you directly to the review or article associated with it. Key to Abbreviations:

  • RC = Review Copy, O = Own copy, L = Library *= on my shelves from a previous year
  • F = Fiction, NF = Non-fiction, Tr = Translated, YA = Young Adult, Ch = Children’s, Gr = Graphic novel, P = Poetry, SNB = Review for Shiny New Books.
  • The year is the year read, not year of publication.
  • Updated to end of Sept-19.

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Authors  A

AARONOVITCH, Ben
Rivers of London – O F (9/10) 2011
Moon Over Soho – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
ABBOTT, Megan
Dare Me – RC F (7.5/10) 2013
The Fever – RC F (9/10) 2014
ABRAHAM, ThomasPolio: The Odyssey of Eradication – RC NF (7/10) 2019
ACIOLI, SocorroThe Head of the Saint – RC YATr 2014 SNB
ACKROYD, Peter
Hawksmoor – O* F (10/10) 2018 re-read
The Death of King Arthur – RC F (6.5/10) 2010
ADAMS, DouglasThe Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – RC F (9/10) 2017 re-read SNB
ADEBAYO, Ayọ̀bámiStay With Me – O F (8/10) 2018
ADICHIE, Chimamanda NgoziHalf of a Yellow Sun – O F 2011
AICKMAN, Robert
Dark Entries – RC F 2016 SNB
Cold Hand in Mine – RC F 2016 SNB
Five Fascinating Facts – Article for SNB
AKERSTROM, Lola ALagom – RC NF (5/10) 2017
ALBERTINE, VivTo Throw Away Unopened – RC NF (10/10) 2018 SNB
ALLINGHAM, MargeryLook to the Lady – RC F (9/10) 2015
ALMOND, DavidThe True Tale of the Monster Billy Dean – RC F (6.5/10) 2011
ALVAREZ, JuliaHow the Garcia Girls Lost their Accents – O* F (7/10) 2017
AMBLER, Eric
The Mask of Dimitrios – O F 2009
Cause for Alarm – O* F (8.5/10) 2016
The Light of Day – O* F (9.5/10) 2016 SNB
AMES, Jonathan
Wake Up, Sir – RC F 2015
You Were Never Really Here – O F (10/10) 2018
AMIS, KingsleyLucky Jim – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
AMIS, MartinMoney – O* F (9/10) 2015
ANDERS, Charlie Jane
All the Birds in the Trees – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
The City in the Middle of the Night – RC F (7/10) 2019
ANDREWS, JulieHome – O NF 2008
ARANGO, Sacha – The Truth and Other Lies – RC F (8/10) 2015
ARCHER, Jodie and JOCKER, Matthew LThe Bestseller Code – O NF (9/10) 2017 SNB
ARDEN, KatherineThe Bear and the Nightingale – O F (9/10) 2017 SNB
ARMSTRONG, KarenA Short History of Myth – O NF (8/10) 2010
ARNOTT, Jake
The Long Firm – O* F (10/10) 2015
The Fatal Tree – RC F (8/10) 2016 SNB
ATKINSON, Kate
Life After Life – O F (10/10) 2014
Transcription – O F (10/10) 2019
ATWOOD, MargaretThe Penelopiad – O F (8/10) 2010
AUSTEN, Jane and GRAHAME-SMITH, SethPride and Prejudice and Zombies – O F (6.5/10) 2009
AUSTER, Paul
The New York Trilogy – O F (10/10)-2009
The Red Notebook – O NF 2009
Travels in the Scriptorium – O* F (7.5/10) 2018
Invisible – RC F (9/10) 2009
Winter Journal – RC NF (9.5/10) 2012
4 3 2 1 – RC F (10/10) 2017
AZZOPARDI, TrezzaThe Tip of My Tongue – O* F (8/10) 2019
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Authors  B

BAGLEY, DesmondRunning Blind – RC F (9/10) 2017 re-read SNB
BAINBRIDGE, Beryl
A Weekend with Claude – O* F (8/10) 2016
Another Part of the Wood – O* F (7.5/10) 2016
Harriet Said – O*F (8/10) 2012
A Quiet Life – O*F (7/10) 2012
The Bottle Factory Outing – O* F (10/10) 2012
Sweet William – O*F (9/10) 2012
Injury Time – O*F (8.5/10) 2012
The Birthday Boys – O*F (10/10) 2011
Every Man For Himself – O*F (10/10) 2016 re-read
Nights at the Theatre – O NF (8.10) 2012
Winter Garden – O* F (8/10) 2016
Every Man For Himself – O* F (10/10) 2016
Master Georgie – O* F (8/10) 2018
BAKER, FrankMiss Hargreaves – O F 2009
BAKER, TimFever City – RC F (10/10) 2016 SNB
BAKER, TomThe Boy Who Kicked Pigs – O F 2009
BAKKER, GerbrandThe Twin – O* F (9/10) 2015
BALLARD, JG
The Drowned World – O* F (9/10) 2015
The Drought – O* F (9.5/10) 2019
Concrete Island – O* F (9/10) 2018
Running Wild – O* F (10/10) 2018
BANKOVSKIS, Paul18 – RC FTr (7/10) 2018
BANKS, Iain
The Wasp Factory – O*F (10/10) 2013
Stonemouth – O*F (9/10) 2013
The Quarry – O*F 2014 SNB
BANKS, Lynne ReidTiger, Tiger – O FCh (8/10) 2009
BANNAN, SarahWeightless – O* F (10/10) 2018
BARBA, AndresSuch Small Hands – RC FTr (9/10) 2017
BARBAL, MariaStone in a Landslide – RC FTr (9/10) 2010
BARBERY, Muriel
The Elegance of the Hedgehog – O FTr 2008
The Life of Elves – O FTr (8.5/10) 2016 SNB
BARBER, Lynn
An Education – O NF (8/10) 2010
A Curious Career – RC NF 2014 SNB
BARKER, Nicola
Burley Cross Postbox Theft – RC F (7.5/10) 2010
BARLOW, Toby
Sharp Teeth – O F 2008
Babayaga – O F (9.5/10) 2013
BARNES, JulianThe Only Story – O* F (9/10) 2019
BARNETT, LauraThe Versions of Us – O F (9/10) 2015
BARREAU, NicolasThe Secret Paris Cinema Club – RC F (7.5/10) 2014
BARRY, KevinBeatlebone – O* F (7.5/10) 2017
BARKER, Nicola
Burley Cross Postbox Theft – RC F (7.5/10) 2010
BARTLETT, Neil
Skin Lane – O F (9/10) 2010
The Disappearance Boy – RC F 2014 SNB
BATES, HE
Fair Stood The Wind For France – O* F (10/10) 2018 re-read
The Darling Buds of May – O*F (10/10) 2012
BAUME, SaraSpill Simmer Falter Wither – O F (8/10) 2016
BEALE, SusanThe Good Guy – RC F (9/10) 2016
BEARD, RichardThe Day That Went Missing – O NF (10/10) 2017
BEATON, MC
Death of a Gossip (Hamish Macbeth 1) – O* F (7.5/10) 2010
Death of a Cad (Hamish Macbeth 2) – O*F (8.5/10) 2011
BEAUMONT, SebastianThe Juggler – RC F (10/10)
BEAUVAIS, ClementineIn Paris With You – RC YA (9/10) 2018
BECK, Ian
The Secret History of Tom Trueheart Boy Adventurer – RC Ch (9/10) 2014
Pastworld – O YA (9/10) 2009
BECKETT, AndyWhen the Lights Went Out: Britain in the Seventies – RC NF 2009
BELLOS, DavidThe Novel of the Century – RC NF (8/10) 2016 SNB
BENJAMIN, ChloeThe Immortalists – RC F (8.5/10)
BENSON, PeterIsabel’s Skin – RC F (8/10) 2013
BERG, MattiasThe Carrier – RC FTr (6.5/10) 2019
BERGEN, Andrez – Small Change – RC FTr (8/10) 2015
BERGIN, VirginiaThe Rain – RC YA (9/10) 2014
BERNERS-LEE, MikeHow Bad Are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything – RC NF (8/10) 2010
BERNHARD, ThomasWoodcutters – O FTr (6.5/10) 2013
BERKMAN, MarcusSet Phasers to Stun – O NF (8.5/10) 2016
BERTHON, SimonWoman of State – RC F (7.5/10) 2018
BIBLE, MichaelSophia – RC F 2015 SNB
BILSTON, BrianYou Took the Last Bus Home – O P (10/10) 2016
BINDING, TimThe Champion – RC F (9/10) 2011
BINET, LaurentHHhH – RC F (6.5/10) 2012
BINGHAM, CharlotteMI5 and Me – O NF (10/10) 2019
BIRCH, CarolJamrach’s Menagerie – O F (8.5/10) 2011
BISSELL, NormanBarnhill – L F (7.5/10) 2019
BLACK, Cara Murder in Pigalle – RC F (7/10) 2014
BLACK, SueAll That Remains – RC NF (8.5/10) 2018
BLACKMAN, AndrewA Virtual Love – RC F (8/10) 2013
BLACKMAN, MalorieCkoud Busting – O FCh (10/10) 2009
BLANC, RaymondA Taste of My Life – O F 2009
BLOCK LawrenceBurglars Can’t Be Choosers (Bernie Rhodenbarr 1) – O*F (7/10) 2013
BLUME, JudyForever – O* YA (7/10) 2017
BOAST, WillDaphne – RC F (9/10) 2018 SNB
BOLANO, Roberto
Amulet – RC FTr 2009
Third Reich – O* FTr (7/10) 2016
BOLLEN, Christopher
Orient – RC F (9/10) 2015
The Destroyers – RC F (7.5/10) 2017
BOLT, RanjitA Lion was Learning to Ski – RC P 2015 SNB
BONFIGLIOLI, Kyril
Don’t Point That Thing At Me – RC F (10/10) 2014 SNB
After Your With the Pistol – O F (9.5/10) 2014
Something Nasty in the Woodshed – O* F (7/10) 2015
The Great Mordecai Moustache Mystery – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
BORJLIND, Cilla and Rolf
Spring Tide (Ronning and Stilton 1)– RC FTr (10/10) 2015
Third Voice (Ronning and Stilton 2)- RC F (9/10) 2015
BORODIN, LeonidThe Year of Miracle and Grief – RC FTr (8/10) 2013
BOULLE, Pierre Desperate Games – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2014 SNB
BOURDOUXHE, Madeleine
La Femme de Gilles – O* FTr (9/10) 2018
Marie – O FTr (9/10) 2016
BOYCE, Frank CottrellChitty Chitty Bang Bang Flies Again – RC Ch (6.5/10) 2011
BOYD, WilliamWaiting for Sunrise – RC F (8.5/10) 2013
BOYLE, FrankieMy S**t Life So Far – NF (3/10) 2010
BOYNE, JohnBoy in the Striped Pyjamas – O F 2008
BOYTCHEV, OggyThe Unbeliever – RC F (9/10) 2018 SNB
BRAND, Russell Trickster’s Tales: The Pied Piper of Hamelin – O Ch (10/10) 2014
BRANDRETH, GylesBreaking the Code: Westminster Diaries – O*NF 2015
BRAUTIGAN, Richard
Sombrero Fallout – O F (7.5/10) 2014
The Revenge of the Lawn – O* F (8.5/10) 2018
BRETT, Harry aka William Sutton – Time to Win – RC F (8/10) 2017
BROOK, RhidianThe Aftermath – RC F (8/10) 2014 SNB
BROOKMYRE, Chris(topher)
Quite Ugly One Morning – O F 2006
Fallen Angel – RC F (8.5/10) 2019
BROOKNER, AnitaThe Rules of Engagement – O*F (6.5/10) 2011
BROOKS, Kevin
The Bunker Diary – O YA 2014
Born Scared – RC YA (7/10) 2016
BROOMFIELD, MarkEvery Breath You Take – RC NF (6.5/10) 2019
BRUCE, AlastairWall of Days – RC F (8/10) 2011
BUCHAN, JohnThe 39 Steps – O* F (7.5/10) 2012
BUKOWSKI, CharlesPost Office – O* F (7.5/10) 2018
BULGAKOV, MikhailThe Fatal Eggs – O FTr 2011
BULLOUGH, TomKonstantin – RC F (9/10) 2012
BURGESS, AnthonyA Clockwork Orange – O* F 2018 re-read
Five Fascinating Facts – Article for SNB 2017
BURTON, JessieThe Miniaturist – O 2015
BUSH, PenelopeAlice in Time – O YA (6.5/10) 2010
BUTCHER, Jim
Storm Front (Dresden Files 1) – O* F (8/10) 2010
Fool Moon (Dresden Files 2) – O* F (8.5/10) 2010
BUTLER, Octavia EFledgling – O* F (6.5/10) 2010
BYATT, ASRagnarok – O F (8.5/10) 2014
BYRNE, BenFire Flowers – RC F (9/10) 2015 SNB
BYRNE, DavidHow Music Works – O NF (10/10) 2016
BYTHELL, Shaun
The Diary of a Bookseller – O NF (8.5/10) 2018
Confessions of a Bookseller – RC NF (9.5/10) 2019
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Authors C

CAIN, James M
Double Indemnity – O* F (10/10) 2010
The Postman Always Rings Twice – O* (9.5/10) 2018
CALDWELL, IanThe Fifth Gospel – RC F (6.5/10) 2015
CALLAGHAN, HelenDear Amy – RC F (6/10) 2016
CALVINO, ItaloIf on a Winter’s Night a Traveller – O*F (DNF) 2015
CAMILLERI, AndreaAugust Heat – RC F (8/10) 2010
CAMUS, AlbertThe Plague – O* FTr (6/10) 2016
CANNON, Joanna
Three Things About Elsie – RC F (10/10) 2018 SNB
Breaking and Mending – RC NF (7/10) 2019
CANTER, Jon
A Short Gentleman – O F (8.5/10) 2015
The Rev. Diaries – RC F (10/10) 2014
CANTOR, Rachel A Highly Unlikely Scenario – RC F (7/10) 2014
CAPUS, Alex – A Price to Pay  RC FTr 2015 SNB
CAREW, MarkThe Book of Alexander – RC F 2018 SNB
CAREY, PeterOscar and Lucinda – O*F (9/10) 2012
CARILLO, Charles – My Ride With Gus – O F (10/10) 2007
CARLOTTO, MassimoThe Goodbye Kiss – O* FTr (8.5/10) 2018
CARRIGER, GailSoulless – O* F (8/10) 2015
CARROLL, Dr A and VREEMAN, Dr RDon’t Swallow Your Gum: and Other Medical Myths Debunked – O NF (6.5/10) 2009
CARROLL, LeavisAlice in Brexitland – RC F (7/10) 2017
CARROLL, LewisAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland – O*Ch 2011
CARTER, AngelaThe Bloody Chamber – O* F (8.5/10) 2010
CARTWRIGHT, JustinLion Heart – RC F (6/10) 2013
CASARES, Adolfo Bioy and OCAMPO SilvinaWhere There’s Love, There’s Hate – O* FTr (7.5/10) 2015
CAST, PC and KristinMarked – O YA 2009
CHABON, MichaelThe Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay – O* F (7.5.10) 2019
CHAMBERS, Becky
The Long Way to A Small, Angry Planet – O F (10/10) 2016
A Closed and Common Orbit – RC F (9.5/10) 2016 SNB
Record of a Spaceborn Few – RC F (9.5/10) 2018 SNB
To Be Taught, If Fortunate – RC F (8.5/10) 2019 SNB
CHANDLER, RaymondThe High Window – O F (8.5/10) 2017
CHATFIELD, TomThis is Gomorrah – RC F (7.5/10) 2019
CHBOSKY, StephenThe Perks of Being a Wallflower – O YA (10/10)
CHEEK, MavisDog Days – PS F (9/10) 2016
CHEKHOV, Anton
The Seagull – O F 2014 – The Cherry Orchard – O F 2014
CHEVALIER, Tracy
The Virgin Blue – O* (6.5/10) 2018
Remarkable Creatures – RC F 2009
CHILD, LeeKilling Floor (Jack Reacher 1) – O F (8.5/10) 2012
CHOWN, Marcus
We Need to Talk About Kelvin – RC NF 2009
What A Wonderful World: One Man’s Attempt to Explain the Big Stuff – RC NF 2013
CHRISTOPHER, JohnThe Death of Grass – O F (10/10) 2010
CHURCH, Elizabeth JThe Atomic Weight of Love – RC F (8.5/10) 2016 SNB
CIMENT, JillHeroic Measures – RC F (8/10) 2015
CLANCHY, Kate
Antigona and Me – RC F (8/10) 2009
Meeting the English O F 2014 SNB
Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me – O NF 2019
CLARKE, Arthur CChildhood’s End – RC F (8/10) 2017
CLAUDEL, Philippe – Parfums  RC NFTr 2014 SNB
CLEEVES, Ann Raven Black (Shetland 1) – O F (9/10) 2012
CLINE, EmmaThe Girls RC F (8/10) 2016 SNB
COE, Jonathan
Expo 58 – RC F (9/10) 2013 SNB
Number 11 – RC F (9/10) 2014 SNB
Middle England – RC F 2018 SNB
COLEMAN, NickThe Train in the Night – RC NF (10/10) 2019
COLLINS, HarryAre We All Scientific Experts Now? – RC NF (6/10) 2014
COLLINS, StephenThe Gigantic Beard That Was Evil – O* FGr (10/10) 2014
COLLINS, WarwickThe Sonnets – RC F 2008
COLLINS, WilkieThe Moonstone – O F (8/10) 2010
COMPTON-BURNETT, IvyPastors and Masters – RC F (6.5/10) 2010
COMYNS, BarbaraThe Vet’s Daughter – O F (9/10) 2014
CONNELL, DJSherry Cracker Gets Normal – RC F (6.5/10) 2011
CONNELL, Evan S
Mrs Bridge – RC F (10/10) 2013
Mr Bridge – O F 2013
CONNELLY, MichaelLost Light – O F 2008
CONNOLLY, JohnHe – RC F (9/10) 2018 SNB
CONRAN, TerenceMy Life in Design – RC NF (9.5/10) 2016
COOK, RobinOutbreak – O F (7/10) 2017
COOPER, Jilly
Riders – O*F (8/10) 2012
– Polo – O*F (8/10) 2015
COOVER, RobertBriar Rose and Spanking the Maid – RC F (7.5/10) 2011
COPELAND. StewartStrange Things Happen – RC NF 2009
COPPERWAITE, PaulPop Charts – O NF 2010
COREN, Alan69 for 1 – O NF 2008
COX, TomHelp the Witch – L F (9/10) 2019
CRACE, Jim
All That Follows – RC F (6.5/10) 2010
Harvest – RC F (10/10) 2013
CRACKNELL, LindaCall of the Undertow – RC F (9/10) 2014
CRAIG, AmandaThe Lie of the Land – RC F (9/10) 2017 SNB
Q and A with Amanda Craig – 2017
CRASKE, DarrenThe Equivoque Principle – RC F 2009
CRAYTHORNE, SEHow You See Me – RC F (8/10) 2015
CREWS. Harry A Feast of Snakes – O*F (9/10) 2008
CROWLEY, JohnLittle Big – O*F (DNF) re-read 2015
CROWLEY, KieranHack – RC F (10/10) 2015
CULLEN, HelenThe Lost Letter of William Woolf – O* F (9/10)
CUMMING, CharlesThe Trinity Six – RC F (8.5/10) 2011
CURRIE, RonGod is Dead – O F 2008
CUSK, Rachel – The Bradshaw Variations – RC F (6.5/10) 2009
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Authors  D


DABOS, Christelle
A Winter’s Promise – RC YATr (10/10) 2018
The Missing of Clairdelune (Mirror Visitor 2) – RC FTr (10/10) 2019
DAHLQUIST, GWThe Glass Books Trilogy – O* F (8/10) 2012
D’ANDREA, LucaSanctuary – RC FTr (8/10) 2019
DARD, Frédéric
The Wicked Go to Hell – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2016
Bird in a Cage – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2018
2015
DARTNELL, Lewis – The Knowledge: How to rebuild our world after an apocalypse O NF 2015 SNB
DASGUPTA, RanaSolo – RC F 2009
DAVIDSDOTTIR, VilborgOn the Cold Coasts – RC FTr (8/10) 2012
DAVIES, CarysWest – O F (10/10) 2019
DAVIES, Deborah Kay
Reasons She Goes to the Woods – RC F (8.5/10) 2014
True Things About Me – RC F (7.5/10) 2010
DAVIS-GOFF, SarahLast Ones Left Alive – RC F (6.5/10) 2019
DAWSON, JillLucky Bunny – RC F (8/10) 2011
The Tell-Tale Heart – RC F 2014
DEAVER, JeffreyCarte Blanche (James Bond) – O F (7.5/10) 2011
De BODARD, Aliette – House of Shattered Wings – O F (8.5/10) 2015
De BOTTON, AlainThe Course of Love – RC F (10/10) 2016
DEFOE, Gideon
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists – O*F (9.5/10) 2012
The Pirates! In an Adventure with Whaling – O*F (8.5/10) 2012
De KERANGAL, MaylisMend the Living – RC FTr (9/10) 2016
DELACOURT, GregoireThe List of My Desires – O* FTr (8.5/10) 2015
DELAFIELD, EM The Diary of a Provincial Lady – O*F (10/10) 2013
DELANEY, JP
The Girl Before – O* F (10/10) 2019
The Perfect Wife – RC F (9/10) 2019
DeLILLO, DonZero K – RC F (6.5/10) 2016
DELIUS, Friedrich ChristianPortrait of the Mother as a Young Woman – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2010
DELL, ChristopherMythology – RC NF (7/10) 2015 SNB
DELLA FEMINA, JerryFrom Those Wonderful Folks Who Gave You Pearl Harbor – RC NF
DEPP, DanielLower’s Town – RC F 2009
DESPENTES, Virginie
Vernon Subutex 1 – RC FTr (10/10) 2017
Vernon Subutex 2 – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2018
De VIGAN, DelphineNo and Me – O* FTr (9.5/10) 2016
DEVON, JosephProbability Angels – RC F 2009
DeWITT, HelenLightning Rods – RC F (10/10) 2012
DEWITT, Patrick
Ablutions – O* F (8/10) 2017
The Sisters Brothers – O F (10/10) 2011
French Exit – O F (8/10) 2018
DIDIERLAURENT, Jean-Paul The Reader on the 6.27 – O FTr (9.5/10) 2016
DINSHAW, MinooOutlandish Knight – RC NF 2017
DOCTOROW, CoryMakers – RC F (8/10) 2009
DOCX, EdwardThe Devil’s Garden – RC F (8.5/10) 2012
DOGAR, SharonAnnexed – RC YA (6.5/10) 2011
DOMINGUEZ, Carlos Maria The Paper House – O*F (7/10) 2012
DONLEAVY, JPThe Woman Who Liked Clean Rest Rooms – O* F (6/10) 2015
DONOGHUE, EmmaFrog Music – RC F (6.5/10) 2014
DONWOOD, StanleyHumor – RC F (6/10) 2015
DOUGHTY, LouiseApple Tree Yard – O* F (9/10) 2017
DOWNING, DavidJack of Spies – RC F (6.5/10) 2014
DOYLE, Arthur Conan The Lost World – RC F (9/10) 2017
DOYLE, Roddy
The Commitments – O* F (8.5/10) 2016
Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha – O F (7.5/10) 2018
A Greyhound of a Girl – RC YA (8.5/10) 2011
Brilliant – RC Ch (7/5/10) 2014
Dead Man Talking – RC F 2015
DUGUID, SarahLook at Me – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
DRURY, TomThe End of Vandalism – O* F (10/10) 2015
DUNMORE, HelenInside the Wave – L P (9/10) 2019
DUNANT, Sarah
The Birth of Venus – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
In the Name of the Family – RC F (9/10) 2017
DUNN, NellPoor Cow – O* F (10/10) 2018
DUNN, MarkElla Minnow Pea – O*F (8/10) 2010 re-read
DUNNETT, DorothyThe Game of Kings (Lymond 1) – O*F (9/10) 2013
DUNSANY, Lord – The King of Elfland’s Daughter – O* F (DNF) 2015
DUNTHORNE, Joe
The Adulterants – O F (9/10) 2019
O Positive – RC P (9/10) 2019
DYER, GeoffBroadsword Calling Danny Boy On Where Eagles Dare – O NF (9.5/10) 2018 SNB
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Authors  E

EAVES, WillMurmur – L F (9/10) 2019
ECLAIR, JennyMoving – O F (9/10) 2016
ECO, UmbertoThe Name of the Rose – O* F 2019 re-read
EDELSTEIN, Jean HannahThis Really Isn’t About You – L NF (9.5/10) 2019
EDRIC, RobertThe Devil’s Beat – RC F (7.5/10) 2012
EDUGYAN, EsiWashington Black – RC F (9/10) 2018 SNB
ELSIR, Amir TagTelepathy – O FTr (7/10) 2018
ELLMANN, LucyMimi – O* F (9/10) 2019
EMMICH, ValThe Reminders – RC F (9/10) 2017
EMRE, MerveWhat’s Your Type – RC NF (6.5/10) 2018
ENDERS, GuiliaGut – O NF (8/10) 2015
ERPENBECK, Jenny – The End of Days – O FTr (6.5/10) 2015
ESPOSITO, Chloe
Mad – RC F (8.5/10) 2017
Bad – RC F (6.5/10) 2018
EUGENIDES, JeffreyThe Virgin Suicides – O* F (8.5/10) 2015
EVARISTO, BernardineMr Loverman – RC F (10/10) 2013
EXTENCE, Gavin
The Universe Versus Alex Woods – RC F (9/10) 2013
The Empathy Problem – RC F (9/10) 2016 SNB
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Authors F

FAGEN, DonaldEminent Hipsters – O* NF (8.5/10) 2018
FAIRFAX, JohnSummary Justice – RC F (9/10) 2018
FALCONER, IanOlivia (in Latin) – O Ch? 2014
FALLADA, HansAlone in Berlin – RC FTr (6.5/10) 2011
FANNING, Arnold Thomas Mind on Fire – L NF (8/10) 2019
FARJEON, Eleanor Martin Pippin in the Daisy-Field – O*Ch (2014)
FARNDALE, NigelThe Blasphemer – RC F (9/10) 2010
FAULKS, SebastianPistache – O*NF 2013
FENOLLERA, Natalie SanmartinThe Awakening of Miss Prim – O FTr (8.5/10) 2015
FERGUSON, RachelThe Brontes Went to Woolworths – O* F (6/10) 2018
FERRANTE, Elena
My Brilliant Friend – O*FTr (9/10) 2014
Troubling Love – O FTr (5/10) 2009
FERRARIS, ZoeCity of Veils O F (9/10) 2012
FERRIS, JoshuaTo Rise Again at a Decent Hour – RC F (DNF) 2014
FFORDE, JasperThe Last Dragonslayer – O YA (9/10) 2010
FIELDING, Karen American Sycamore – RC F (10/10) 2014 SNB
FILER, NathanThe Shock of the Fall – O* NF (7.5/10) 2016
FIORATO, Marina
The Glassblower of Murano – RC F 2008
The Madonna of the Almonds – RC F (8/10)
Beatrice and Benedick – RC F 2014 SNB
Crimson and Bone – RC F 2017
FISHER, Carrie
Wishful Drinking – O F 2009
Shockaholic – O* NF (8/10) 2015
The Princess Diarist – O NF (7.5/10) 2016
FISHER, ClareAll the Good Things – RC F (8.5/10) 2017
FISHWICK, MichaelThe White Hare – RC YA (9/10) 2017
FITZGERALD, F ScottThe Great Gatsby – O*F (10/10) 2013
FITZGERALD, Penelope
The Bookshop – O* F (10/10) 2017
At Freddies – O*F (8/10) 2014
FITZHARRIS, LindseyThe Butchering Art – O NF (8.5/10) 2018
FLANERY, PatrickFallen Land – RC F (9/10) 2013
FLETCHER, Carrie Hope –All I Know Now – RC NF (8/10) 2015 SNB
FLETCHER, SusanCorrag – RC F (7/10) 2010
FLINTOFF, John-Paul – What if the Queen Should Die? – RC F (8.5/10) 2015
FLYNN, GillianGone Girl – O F 2013
FODEN, GilesTurbulence – RC F 2009
FORBES, MichelleEdith and Oliver – RC F (8/10) 2017
FORD, Ford MadoxThe Good Soldier – O*F (8/10) 2012
FORMAN, Gayle
If I Stay – O FYA 2009
I Was Here – RC YA 2015 SNB
FORSTER, JuliaWhat a Way To Go – O* F (7/10) 2018
FORSTER, MargaretGeorgy Girl – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
FORTES, SusannaWaiting for Robert Capa – RC FTr (9/10) 2012
FOWLER, ChristopherThe Book of Forgotten Authors – O NF (8/10) 2017 SNB
FOWLER, Karen JoyWe Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – O F (7.5/10) 2014
FOX, ChloeVogue Essentials: The Little Black Dress – RC NF 2018
FREDERICKS, LRFarundell – RC F (6.5/10) 2011
FREEDLAND, JonathanThe 3rd Woman – RC F (8/10) 2016
FREEMAN, LauraThe Reading Cure – RC NF (9/10) 2018
FRENCH, DawnOh Dear Silvia – RC F (8/10) 2013
FRENCH, TanaIn the Woods – O* F (10/10) 2018
FREW, PeggyHope Farm – RC F (8/10) 2016 SNB
FUCHS, Thomas – Digby’s Hollywood Adventure – RC F (8.5/10)
FUENTES, EugenioThe Pianist’s Hands – O FTr 2009
FUKUDA, Andrew XiaCrossing – O YA (9/10) 2017
FULLER, Claire
Our Endless Numbered Days RC F (10/10) 2015 Author article (BB5) SNB
Swimming Lessons RC F 2017 SNB
Bitter Orange RC F 2019 SNB
FUNDER, AnnaStasiland: Stories from Behind the Berlin Wall – O NF (7/10) 2012
FUNKE, CorneliaThe Thief Lord – O Ch 2009
FURNISS, ClareThe Year of the Rat – RC F 2014 SNB
FURST, Alan – A Hero in France – RC, F (8/10) 2016 SNB
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Authors  G

GAIMAN, Neil
Coraline – O YA 2009
The Graveyard Book – O YA (9/10) 2011
The Sleeper and the Spindle – O YA (10/10) 2014
GALE, Patrick
A Place Called Winter – O* F (9.5/10) 2019
Take Nothing With You – PS F (10/10) 2018 SNB
GALLAGHER, WinifredIt’s in the Bag: What Purses Reveal and Conceal – O NF (6.5/10) 2011
GALLENZI, AlessandroBestseller – RC F (6/10) 2010
GALLICO, PaulThe Small Miracle – O F 2012
GALLOWAY, Steven The Confabulist – RC F 2014 SNB
GANGEMI, KennethOlt – O* F (9/10) 2019
GARDNER, JohnGrendel – O*F (8/10) 2008
GARDNER, Sally
The Red Necklace – O FCh (10/10)
The Double Shadow – RC YA (10/10) 2011
Tinder – O* YA (10/10) 2018
The Door That Went to Where – RC YA (8/10) 2015 SNB
GARNER, Alan
The Weirdstone of Brisingamen – O FCh 2013
The Moon of Gomrath – O FCh 2013
Boneland – O*F (8/10) 2013
Where Shall We Run To? – O NF 2018
GARNER, HelenThe Spare Room – RC F 2009
GARNETT, DavidA Man in the Zoo and Lady Into Fox – O F 2013
GARNIER, Pascal
The A26 – O*FTr (9/10)) 2014
The Islanders – RC FTr 2014 SNB
Too Close to the Edge – RC FTr (10/10) 2016
GATISS, MarkDr Who: The Last of the Gadarene – O*F (6/10) 2013
GAULD, TomMooncop – O FGr (10/10) 2017
GAVALDA, AnnaBillie – O* FTr (8.5/10) 2018
GIBSON, JasperA Bright Moon for Fools – RC F 2014 SNB
GILBERT, ZoeFolk – RC F (9/10) 2019
GIORDANO, Mario
Auntie Poldi and the Sicilian Lions – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2016 SNB
Auntie Poldi and the Fruits of the Lord – RC FTr (8/10) 2018
GLADWELL, MalcolmThe Tipping Point – O NF (9/10)2009
GLANCY, Robert – Terms and Conditions – RC F (8/10) 2014
GOLDACRE, BenBad Science – O NF 2009
GOLDING, William
Lord of the Flies – O*F (10/10) 2011
Rites of Passage – O* F (10/10) 2018 re-read
GOLDMAN, William The Princess Bride – O*F 2017
GOLDSWORTHY, VesnaGorsky – O* F (9/10) 2016
Monsieur Ka – O* F (9.5/10) 2019
GOMPERTZ, Will
What Are You Looking At? 150 Years of Modern Art… – RC NF (8.5/10) 2012
Think Like an Artist – O NF (8/10) 2015 SNB
GOODMAN, David AThe Autobiography of James T Kirk – RC F (8/10) 2015 SNB
GORNALL, LouiseUnder Rose-Tainted Skies – RC YA (9/10) 2016
GOSLING, SamSnoop: What Your Stuff Says About You – O NF (6.5/10) 2012
GOUDGE, ElizabethThe Little White Horse – O* Ch (6/10) 2015
GRAHAM, Winston
Ross Poldark – O F (9/10) 2015 SNB
Five Fascinating Facts – Article for SNB
GREEN, HenryParty Going – O F (8.5/10) 2012
GREEN, JohnPaper Towns – O* YA (8/10) 2015
GREEN, LindaThe Last Thing She Told Me – RC F (7.75/10) 2018
GREEN, Sally
Half Bad – RC YA (9/10)) 2014
Half Wild – O YA (8.5/10) 2015 SNB
Half Lost – RC YA (9/10) 2016
GREENE, Graham
The End of the Affair – O* F (7.5/10) 2017
England Made Me – O* F (7/10) 2013
Doctor Fischer of Geneva or The Bomb Party – O*F (9/10) 2013
GREENGRASS, JessieSight – RC F (7/10) 2018
GREENLAW, LaviniaThe Importance of Music to Girls – O NF (10/10) 2017
The Casual Perfect – L P (8/10) 2019
GREER, Andrew SeanLess – O* F (9/10) 2019
GREMILLON, HeleneThe Confidant – RC FTr (8/10) 2013
GREY, ZaneRiders of the Purple Sage – RC F (10/10) 2010
GRIFFITHS, NeilSaving Caravaggio – O F 2008
GRIFFITHS, NiallThe Dreams of Max and Ronnie – O F (7/10) 2010
GRIMBERT, PhilippeSecret – O FTr (9/10) 2014
GRIMWOOD, JohnMoskva – O* (9/10) 2017
GRINDROD, JohnOutskirts – RC NF (9/10) 2018
GROSSI, PietroFists – RC F 2009
GRUEN, SaraWater for Elephants – O F 2006
GRUSHIN, OlgaThe Concert Ticket (aka The Line) – O* F (9.5/10) 2010
GUEVARA, Canek Sanchez33 Revolutions – PS FTr (10/10) 2016
GUNARATNE, GuyIn Our Mad and Furious City – RC F (9.5/10) 2018
GUO, Xiaolu
Once Upon a Time in the East – RC NF (8.5/10) 2018
GUTCHEON, BethGossip – O*F 2013 SNB
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Authors H

HAGHENBECKBitter Drink – RC F (6.5/10) 2013
HAIG, Matt
The Radleys – RC F (9/10) 2010
The Humans O F (10/10) 2013
HALE, ShannonAustenland – O F (7/10) 2017
HALL, AramintaEverything and Nothing – RC F (6.5/10) 2011
HALL, LouisaTrinity – L F (9/10) 2019
HALL, SarahHow to Paint a Dead Man – RC F 2009
HAMID, MohsinExit West – RC (7.5/10) 2018
HAMILTON, Laurell KGuilty Pleasures – O*F (6.5/10) 2013
HAMILTON, Patrick Hangover Square – O*F (10/10) 2014
HAMMETT, DashiellThe Maltese Falcon – O* F (8/10) 2016
HAMPTON-HALL, HollisComes the Night – RC F (10/10) 2011
HANDLER, Daniel
Adverbs – O*F (8/10) 2011
Why We Broke Up – O* YA (8/10) 2915
All the Dirty Bits – O F (8/10) 2018
HANNAH, Sophie
The Point of Rescue – O*F (8.5/10) 2010
Lasting Damage – O*F (7.5/10) 2011
The Orphan Choir – O F (6.5/10) 2013
Pictures or it Didn’t Happen – RC F 2015
HARDING, GeorginaThe Spy Game – O F (8/10) 2009
HARDY, ThomasTess of the D’Urbervilles – O F 2008
Jude the Obscure – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
HARFORD, TimMessy – O NF (9/10) 2016
HARDING, MikeStrange Lights Over Bexleyheath – L P (8.5/10) 2019
HARKAWAY, NickTigerman – RC F 2014 SNB
HARPER, Jane
The Dry – O* F (10/10) 2019
The Lost Man RC F (9/10) 2018
HARPER, NickMarshall: The Book of Loud – RC NF (5/10) 2016
HARRIS, Charlaine
Dead Until Dark – O F (10/10) 2009
Living Dead in Dallas – O*F (8.5/10) 2010
HARRIS, Joanne
Gentlemen and Players – O* F (9/10) 2010
The Gospel of Loki – RC F 2014 SNB
The Testament of Loki – RC DNF 2018
HARRISON, MichelleThe Thirteen Treasures – O FYA (7/10) 2009
HARSTAD, JohanBuzz Aldrin, What Happened to You in All the Confusion? – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2011
HART-DAVIS, Adam – Pavlov’s Dog and 49 Other Experiments that Revolutionised Psychology – RC NF (7.5/10) 2018
HARUF, KentOur Souls at Night – O* F (10/10) 2018
HASLETT, AdamUnion Atlantic – RC F (7/10) 2010
HATOUM, MiltonOrphans of Eldorado – RC FTr (7/10) 2010
HAWKING, JaneTravelling to Infinity – RC NF (7.5/10) 2015
HAWKINS, PaulaThe Girl on the Train – O F (6/10) 2016
HAWKSLEY, Lucinda> – Lizzie Siddal: The Tragedy of a Pre-Raphaelite Supermodel – O NF 2009
HAYES, AlfredMy Face for the World to See – O* F (9/10) 2018
HAYNES, Natalie
The Amber Fury – RC F (9/10) 2014
The Children of Jocasta RC F (10/10) 2017 SNB
HAYSOM, MarkLove, Love Me Do – RC F (8.5/10) 2014
HAZEN, Robert MSymphony in C – RC NF (6.5/10) 2019
HEABERLIN, JuliaBlack Eyed Susans – RC F 2015
HEANEY, Seamus Beowulf – O*F (7/10) 2008
HEARN, LianAcross the Nightingale Floor – O FYA (9/10) 2009
HEILIG, HeidiThe Girl from Everywhere – RC F (9/10) 2016
HELLER, ZoeNotes on a Scandal – O* F (8.5/10) 2019 re-read
HENDERSON, EmmaThe Valentine House – RC F 2017 SNB
HENDERSON, Paul JThe Last of the Bowmans – RC F (8/10) 2016 SNB
HENDRIX, Grady
Horrostor – O F (9/10) 2014
My Best Friend’s Exorcism – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
HERON, LizThe Hourglass – RC F (8.5/10) 2019
HERRON, Mick
Slow Horses – O F (10/10)
Real Tigers – RC F (9/10) 2016 SNB
Spook Street – RC F (10/10) 2017
This is What Happened – O F (8/10) 2018
HESSE, Herman
Steppenwolf – O FTr (6/10) 2016
Siddhartha – O* FTr (7/10) 2018
HESSE, MonicaStray – RC YA (9/10) 2013
HIATT, BrianA Portrait of Bowie – RC NF (8/10) 2016
HIGGERSON, JamesThe Almost Lizard – RC F (8/10) 2013
HIGSON, Charlie
Silverfin (Young Bond 1) – O Ch (8.5) 2011
Blood Fever (Young Bond 2) – O Ch (9/10) 2011
The Enemy (The Enemy 1) – O YA 2011
The Dead (The Enemy 2) – O YA 2011
King of the Ants – O*F (7/10) 2013
HILL, AntonioThe Summer of Dead Toys – RC FTr (6.5/10) 2012
HILL, Susan
The Beacon – O F 2009
Howard’s End is on the Landing – O NF 2009
The Small Hand – O F (8.5/10) 2010
HILL, WillAfter the Fire – O YA (8/10) 2019
HITCHENS, Christopher Mortality – O NF (9/10) 2014
HOBAN, Russell
The Mouse and His Child – O FCh (7/10) 2009
Riddley Walker – O F (7/10) 2009
My Tango With Barbara Strozzi – O F 2009
Linger Awhile – O F (6.5/10) 2012
Soonchild – O YA (9/10) 2014
HOCKING, IanDéjà vu – RC F (6/10) 2015
HOFFMAN, Alice
The Ice Queen – O F (10/10)
The Story Sisters – RC F (8/10) 2010
Turtle Moon – O F (9/10) 2019
The Museum of Extraordinary Things – RC F 2014 SNB
HOFFMAN, ETA
The Sandman – RC FTr (9.5/10) 2013
The Nutcracker and The Strange Child – O FTr 2014
HOGAN, RuthThe Keeper of Lost Things – RC F (6.5/10) 2016
HOLT, Anne1222 – O* FTr (6.5/10) 2016
HONEYMAN, GailEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine – O* (6.5/10) 2018
HONEYWELL, AntoniaThe Ship – O F (8.5/10) 2015
HOOPER, EmmaEtta and Otto and Russell and James – RC F (9/10) 2015 SNB
HORN, DaraThe World to Come – O* F (6.5/10) 2014
HORNBY, GillThe Hive O F (6.5/10) 2014
HORNBY, Nick
Juliet, Naked – O F (8.5/10) 2011
The Complete Polysyllabic Spree – O NF (9/10) 2013
Stuff I’ve Been Reading – RC F (9/10) 2013
Funny Girl – RC F 2014 SNB
State of the Union – O F (7/10) 2019
HORNUNG, EWRaffles: The Amateur Cracksman – O*F 2013
HOROWITZ, AnthonyThe House of Silk – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
HORWOOD, WilliamHyddenworld – RC F (7.5/10) 2010
HOUM, NicolaiThe Gradual Disappearance of Jane Ashland – RC FTr (7/10) 2018
HRBEK, GregNot on Fire, But Burning – RC F (8.5/10) 2015 SNB
HUDSON, KerryTony Hogan Bought Me and Ice-Cream Float Before He Stole My Ma – O F (9/10) 2019
HUGHES, Michael
The Countenance Divine – RC F (8/10) 2016
Country – L F (DNF) 2019
HUGHES, PsicheBeryl Bainbridge: Artist, Writer, Friend – RC NF (10/10) 2012
HUNT, SamanthaThe Invention of Everything Else – O F (9/10) 2009
HUNTER, CaraClose to Home – O F (9/10) 2019
HUNTER, MeganThe End We Start From – O* F (10/10) 2018
HUSTVEDT, SiriThe Blindfold – O* F (8.5/10) 2019
HUTCHINSON, DaveEurope in Autumn – O F (10/10) 2016
HUXLEY, AldousBrave New World – O*F (9/10) 2011
HWANG, Sun-MiThe Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly – O FTr (9/10) 2016
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Authors I J K

IDLE, EricAlways Look on the Bright Side of Life – RC NF (8/10) 2018
IGNATIUS, DavidThe Director – RC F (6.5/10) 2014
INCE, Robin and MAINS, JohnnyDead Funny – RC F (8.5/10) 2018
INGE, DeniseA Tour of Bones – RC NF (9/10) 2016
INGELMAN-SUNDBERG, Catharina The Little Old Woman Who Broke All the Rules – RC FTr (8/10) 2014
IRONMONGER, JohnThe Coincidence Authority – O F (7.5/10) 2013
ISHIGURO, Kazuo
The Buried Giant – RC F (8/10) 2015
My Twentieth Century Evening and Other Small Breakthroughs (Nobel lecture) – O NF 2018
The Buried Giant (F5; A)
IVEY, Eowyn
The Snow Child – RC F (10/10) 2012
To the Bright Edge of the World – RC F (10/10) 2016

JACKSON, MickThe Widow’s Tale – RC F (8/10) 2014
JACKSON, Shirley
We Have Always Lived in the Castle – O* F (10/10) 2018 re-read
The Sundial – O F (9.5/10) 2015
JAKUBOWSKI, MaximFollowing the Detectives: Real Locations in Crime Fiction – RC NF (6.5/10) 2010
JAMES, Clive
Latest Readings – RC NF (10/10) 2015
Play All – O NF (9/10) 2016
JAMES, PDDeath Comes to Pemberley – RC F (9/10) 2011
JAMESON, HannaThe Last – RC F (7.5/10) 2019
JANSSON, Tove – Finn Family Moomintroll – RC FCh 2017
JAPRISOT, SebastienThe Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun – RC FTr 2019
JARVIS, DC (MD)Folk Medicine – O* NF 2017
JAUHAR, SandeepHeart: A History – O NF (7/10) 2019
JENNINGS, LukeCodename Villanelle – O F (8/10) 2019
JENSEN, Liz
War Crimes for the Home – O F 2008
My Dirty Little Book of Stolen Time – O* F (9/10) 2011
JOHN DBStar of the North – RC F (10/10) 2018
JOHNCOCK, BenjaminThe Last Pilot – The Last Pilot – PS F (10/10) 2015
JOHNSON, AlanThis Boy – O NF (10/10) 2014
JOHNSON, CatherineBlade and Bone – O YA (8/10) 2016
JOHNSON, ChristineClaire de Lune – RC YA (6.5/10) 2010
JOHNSON, DenisTrain Dreams – O F (9/10) 2013
JOHNSON, RachelWinter Games – RC F (7.5/10) 2012
JOHNSTON, Jennifer
Truth or Fiction – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
The Illusionist – O F (9/10) 2010
JOINSON, SuzanneA Lady Cyclist’s Guide to Kashgar – RC F (8/10) 2013
JONASSON, JonasThe 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out of the Window and Disappeared – O FTr (8.5/10) 2013
JONES, JamesFrom Here to Eternity – RC F (DNF) 2013
JONES, LloydMister Pip – O* F (7.5/10) 2011
JONES, Russell CelynThe Ninth Wave – O F 2010
JOPSON, MartyThe Science of Food – RC NF (8/10) 2017
JORDAN, ToniAddition – RC F 2009
Fall Girl – RC F (8/10) 2011
JOSEPH, ManuMiss Laila, Armed and Dangerous – RC F (9/10) 2018
JOYCE, Rachel
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry – RC F (9/10) 2012
The Music Shop – RC F (9/10) 2017

KALANITHI, PaulWhen Breath Becomes Air – O* NF (10/10) 2018
KALFUS, KenEquilateral – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
KASTNER, Erich – The Parent Trap – O FTr (9.5/10) 2015
KATE, LaurenFallen – RC YA (5.5/10) 2010
KAUFMAN, AndrewThe Tiny Wife – RC F (9/10) 2011
KAVANAGH, Dan aka Julian Barnes – Duffy – O* F (9/10) 2019
KAWAGUCHI, ToshikazuBefore the Coffee Gets Cold – NG FTr (6.5/10) 2019
KAWAKAMI, HiromiThe Nakano Thrift Shop – RC FTr (10/10) 2016
KAWAMURA, GenkiIf Cats Disappeared From the World – RC FTr (10/10) 2018
KAY, Adam This is Going to Hurt – O NF (9/10) 2017
KAY, Francesca The Translation of the Bones – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
KAYE, LauraEnglish Animals – RC F (8.5/10) 2017
KEHLMANN, DanielYou Should Have Left – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2017
KENEALLY, ThomasThe Widow and Her Hero – O*F 2013
KENT, JasperTwelve (Danilov Quintet 1) – RC F (7.5/10) 2011
KENT, KathleenThe Heretic’s Daughter – RC F (7/10) 2009
KEYES, Daniel Flowers for Algernon – O* F (10/10) 2017 re-read
KIELY, OrlaA Life in Pattern – RC NF 2018
KING, Laurie RThe Beekeeper’s Apprentice (Mary Russell 1) – O F (9/10) 2012
KING, Stephen
The Shining – O* F (7.75/10) 2018
The Gunslinger – O F (8.5/10) 2011
The Drawing of the Three – O F (7.5/10) 2011
The Waste Lands – O F (9/10) 2011
Wizard and Glass – O F (9/10) 2011
Wolves of the Calla – O F (8.5/10) 2012
Song of Susannah – O F 2013
The Dark Tower – O F (8.5/10) 2014
KIRINO, NatsuoThe Goddess Chronicle – O FTr (9/10) 2014
KLAUSSMANN, LizaTigers in Red Weather – RC F (10/10) 2013
KLEIN, StefanWe Are All Stardust – O NF (7.5/10) 2016
KNAUSGAARD, Linda BostrumThe Helios Disaster – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2015
KNOX, Joseph
Sirens – RC F (10/10) 2016
The Smiling Man – RC F (10/10) 2018
– The Sleepwalker – RC F (9/10) 2019
KOCH, HermanThe Dinner – O FTr (7.5/10) 2013
KONDO, MarieThe Life-changing Magic of Tidying – O NF (6/10) 2016
KRAMER, Richard These Things Happen – RC F (9/10) 2014
KRASNOSTEIN, SarahThe Trauma Cleaner – O NF (9/10) 2019
KUNIAL, ZaffirUs – L P (8.5/10) 2019
KUNZRU, Hari
Transmission – O F 2008
Gods Without Men – RC F (9/10) 2012
White Tears – RC F (8.5/10) 2017
KURKOV, AndreyThe Gardener from Ochakov – O* FTr (9/10) 2019
KWANG, Sun-Mi The Hen Who Dreamed She Could Fly – O FTr (9/10) 2016
KWOK, JeanGirl in Translation – RC F (7.5/10) 2011
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Authors  L

LA FARGE, PaulLuminous Airplanes – RC F (7.5/10) 2012
LAGERLOF, SelmaThe Wonderful Adventure of Nils Holgersson – RC Ch (9/10) 2016
LAIRD, NickModern Gods – L F (7/10) 2019
LAKE, NickThe Secret Ministry of Frost – O YA (8/10) 2009
LARSEN, ReifThe Selected Works of TS Spivet – O F (10/10) 2009
LARSON, ErikThe Devil in the White City – O NF (8/10) 2018
LASKI, MarganitaLittle Boy Lost – O* F (8/10) 2010
LAURAIN, Antoine
The President’s Hat – O* FTr (10/10) 2016
The Red Notebook – O FTr (10/10) 2018
French Rhapsody RC FTr (10/10) 2016
The Portrait RC FTr 2017
Smoking Kills – O FTr (7.5/10) 2018
Vintage 1954 – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2019
LAUTNER, Robert The Road to Reckoning (F1; A)
LAWRENSON, DeborahSongs of Blue and Gold – RC F (9/10)
Le CARRE, John
The Spy Who Came in from the Cold – O*F (10/10) 2010
The Night Manager – O* F (10/10) 2016
LEHMANN, RosamondInvitation to the Waltz – O*F (8.5/10) 2012
LEIGH, MikeAbigail’s Party – RC Pl 2017
LELIC, SimonRupture – RC F (8/10) 2010
The Facility – RC F (8/10) 2011
The Child Who – RC F (8.5/10) 2012
LELORD, FrancisHector and the Search for Happiness – O FTr (8/10) 2010
LEMAITRE, Pierre
Irene – O* FTr (10/10) 2015
Alex – O F (10/10) 2013
Camille – RC FTr 2015
The Great Swindle RC FTr (10/10) 2016
Blood Wedding RC FTr (9.5/10) 2016
Three Days and a Life – RC FTr (7/10) 2017
LENAHAN, JohnShadowmagic – RC Ch 2009
LEONARD, ElmoreGlitz – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
LESLIE, VHBodies of Water – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
LESSER, FrankSad Monsters: Growling on the Outside, Crying on the Inside – RC F (7.5/10) 2013
LETTS, ElizabethFinding Dorothy – RC F (8/10) 2019
LEVER, JamesMe Cheeta – O F 2009
LEVY, Deborah
Swimming Home – O* F (9/10) 2017
Hot Milk – O F (7.5/10) 2016
Things I Don’t Want to Know – O NF (9/10) 2018
An Amorous Discourse in the Suburbs of Hell – O P (9/10) 2019
The Man Who Saw Everything – RC F (9/10) 2019
LEWIS BeeLiminal – RC F 2018
LEWIS, Gwynneth
The Meat Tree – O F (7/10) 2010
Advantages of the Older Man – RC F (9/10) 2014
LEYSHON, NellThe Colour of Milk – RC F (9/10) 2012
LI, LilianNumber One Chinese Restaurant – RC F (9/10) 2019
LIA, SimoneFluffy – O FGr (9/10) 2017
LICHTAROWICZ, PaulaThe First Book of Calamity Leek – RC F (8.5/10) 2013
LINDQVIST, John Ajvide Let the Right One In – O F (10/10) 2009
LITTLER, Richard Discovering Scarfolk – O F (10/10) 2014
LIVELY, Penelope – Family Album – O* F (6.5/10) 2015
LOE, Erlend Lazy Days – O FTr (7/10) 2014
LOGAN, MichaelApocalypse Cow – RC F (7/10) 2012
LONDON, JoanThe Good Parents – RC F (8/10) 2010
LOTTO, BeauDeviate – O NF (7.5/10) 2017
LOUATAH, Sabri
Savages: The Wedding – RC FTr (8/10) 2018
LOVECRAFT, HPThe Colour Out of Space – RC F (8.5/10) 2011
LOWRY, Elizabeth The Bellini Madonna – O F 2009
LUCARELLI, Carlo
Almost Blue – O FTr (7/10) 2010

LUCKHURST, Roger (Ed)
Science Fiction: A Literary History – RC NF 2017
LUKAS, Michael DavidThe Oracle of Stamboul – RC F (6.5/10) 2011
LUKAVIC, AmyDaughters Unto Demons – RC YA (9/10) 2015
LYNCH, PKArmadillo – RC F (9/10) 2016
LYNDSEY, AnnaGirl in the Dark – O NF (8.5/10) 2016
LYON, AnnabelThe Golden Mean – O* F (9/10) 2018
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Authors  M

MAAS, JaneMad Women – RC NF (7.5/10) 2013
MACALLISTER, GreerThe Magician’s Lie – RC F (9/10) 2017
MACFARLANE, Seth A Million Ways to Die in the West – O F (6.5/10) 2014
MACGABHANN, TimeCall Him Mine – RC F (8/10) 2019
MACINNES, ColinAbsolute Beginners – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
MACKINTOSH, ClareI See You – O F (10/10) 2016
MADELEY, RichardSome Day I’ll Find You – RC F (7.5/10) 2013
MAGNAN, PierreDeath in the Truffle Wood – O FTr (8.5/10) 2018
MAGRS, Paul
To the Devil – A Diva! – O*F (6.5/10) 2010
Never the Bride – O F (10/10) 2012
MAINE, DavidThe Flood – O*F (9/10) 2018
MAITLAND, BarrySpider Trap – O F 2009
MAKINE, AndreiA Life’s Music – O FTr 2009
MANDEL, Emily St John
The Singer’s Gun – O* F (9/10) 2018
The Lola Quartet – L F (DNF) 2019
Station Eleven – RC F (10/10) 2014
MANGAN, Lucy Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading – O NF 2019
MANGAN, ChristineTangerine – RC F (7.5/10) 2018
MANGUEL, AlbertoStevenson Under the Palm Trees – O FTr (6/10)
MANKELL, Henning When the Snow Fell – RC FYA 2009
MANNIX, KathrynWith the End In Mind – O NF (9/10) 2018
MARCUS, BenThe Flame Alphabet – O F (6/10) 2012
MARCUS, Greil
The History of Rock ‘n’ Roll in Ten Songs – RC NF (9/10) 2015
Real Life Rock – RC NF (8/10) 2015
MARIANI, Scott The Nemesis Program – RC F (5/10) 2014
MARKHAM, Robert (aka Kingsley Amis) – Colonel Sun – O* F (6.5/10) 2017
MARSH, Henry Do No Harm – O NF (10/10) 2014
MARSHALL, Michael The Intruders – O F (7/10) 2014
MARTELL, OwenIntermission – RC F (6/10) 2013
MARTIN, Steve
Shopgirl – O* F (10/10) 2016
Born Standing Up – O* NF (9.5/10) 2013
An Object of Beauty – RC F (8/10) 2010
MARTINEZ, AugustinVillage of the Lost Girls – RC FTr (DNF) 2019
MASCARENHAS, KateThe Psychology of Time Travel – RC F (9/10) 2018
MASON, NickInside Out: A Personal History of Pink Floyd O NF 2008
MATAR, HishamIn the Country of Men – OF (8.5/10) 2011
MATHESON, RichardI am Legend – O*F (9/10) 2011
MAY, StephenWake Up Happy Every Day – O* F (9.5/10) 2017
MAYFIELD, KateThe Undertaker’s Daughter – RC NF (9/10) 2014
MAYO, JonathanThe Assassination of JFK: Minute by Minute – RC NF 2013
MAZETTI, KatarinaBenny and Shrimp – RC F (10/10) 2009
MCBAIN, Ed
Cut Me In – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
Cop Hater (87th Precinct 1) – O* F (8.5/10) 2011
Driving Lessons – O* F (7.5/10) 2018
McBEE, Thomas PageAmateur – L NF (8/10) 2019
McCANN, Colum Thirteen Ways of Looking – O F (9/10) 2016
McCARTHY, Cormac The Road – O F (10/10) 2009
McCAUGHREAN, GeraldineThe Death Defying Pepper Roux – RC YA (9/10)
McCLEEN, GraceThe Land of Decoration – RC F (8/10) 2012
McCOOK, SophieThinkless – RC F (7.5/10) 2014
McCREIGHT, KimberleyReconstructing Amelia – RC F (7/10) 2013
McDONAGH, Martine
I Have Waited, and You Have Come – RC F (8.5/10) 2012
After Phoenix – RC F 2013
Narcissism for Beginners O F (10/10) 2017
McEWAN, Ian
The Children Act (F3; A)
Nutshell – O* F (9/10) 2018
My Purple Scented Novel – O F 2018
McINERNY, Lisa
The Glorious Heresies – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
The Blood Miracles – RC F (7/10) 2017
McKEOWN, JCA Cabinet of Ancient Medical Curiosities – RC NF (8/10) 2017
McNISH, CliffSavannah Grey – O YA (8.5/10) 2010
McNISH, HolliePlum – L P (9/10) 2019
McPHERSON, ConorThe Weir – O F 2013
McVEIGH, JenniferThe Fever Tree – RC F (9/10) 2012
MEDVEI, CorneliusCaroline: A Mystery – RC F (9/10) 2012
MEEK, JoeThe Heart Broke In – RC F (9/10) 2012
MELAMED, Jennie Gather the Daughters – RC F (8/10) 2017
MELVILLE, Herman Moby Dick – O F (7/10) 2011
MENO, JoeThe Great Perhaps – O F (7.5/10) 2010
MERLE, RobertThe Brethren – RC F (DNF) 2014
METALIOUS, GracePeyton Place – O*F (10/10) 2010
METZL, JamieHacking Darwin – RC NF (10/10) 2019
MEYER, StephanieTwilight – O YA 2009
MIDDLETON, StanleyHoliday – O* F (6.5/10) 2018
MILLAR, LouiseAccidents Happen – O F (8.5/10) 2014
MILLAR, MartinThe Good Fairies of New York – O F (8/10) 2011
MILLER, ADSnowdrops – O*F (7.5/10) 2011
MILLER, AndrewPure – RC F (9/10) 2011
MILLER, AndyThe Year of Reading Dangerously – O* NG (8/10) 2015
MILLER, WilliamGloucester Crescent – O* NF 2019
MILLS, Magnus
All Quiet on the Orient Express – O F (10/10) 2010
Explorers of the New Century – O*F (9/10) 2013
The Maintenance of Headway – O*F (6.5/10) 2011
A Cruel Bird Came to the Nest and Looked in – O F (10/10) 2011
The Field of the Cloth of Gold – O F (8/5.10) 2015
The Forensic Records Society – O F (6.5/10) 2017
MILNE, AAThe Red House Mystery – O* F (6.75/10) 2018
MINIER, BernardDon’t Turn Out the Light – PS FTr (8.5/10) 2016
MIODOWNIK, Mark
Stuff Matters – O NF (10/10) 2014
Liquid – RC NF (9/10) 2018
MIRALLES, FrancescWabi-Sabi – O* FTr (8.5/10) 2018
MITFORD, Nancy
The Pursuit of Love – O F 2014
Love in a Cold Climate O F 2008
MOORE, ChristopherFool – RC F (7.5/10) 2010
MORAN, CaitlinHow to Build a Girl – O F (6.5/10) 2014
MORAN, JoeArmchair Nation – O* NF (9/10) 2014
MORGAN, AnnBeside Myself – O F (9.5/10) 2016
MORLEY, PaulThe Age of Bowie – O NF (8.5/10) 2016
MORPURGO, Michael The Mozart Question – O*Ch (9/10) 2010
MORRIS, DesmondThe Lives of the Surrealists – O NF (9/10) 2018
MORRIS Katharine FawYoung God – O F (10/10) 2015
MORRISON, BlakeShingle Street – L P (10/10) 2019
MORRISSEY
Autobiography – O F (7/10) 2013
List of the Lost – O F (DNF) 2015
MORTIMER, PenelopeThe Pumpkin Eater – O*F (7/10) 2013
MORTIMER, Roger and CharlieDear Lupin: Letters to a Wayward Son – O* F (9/10) 2015
MOSHFEGH, OtessaMy Year of Rest and Relaxation – L F (7/10) 2019
MOSLEY, MichaelThe Fast Diet (with Mimi Spencer) – O NF 2013
MOSLEY, WalterAlways Outnumbered, Always Outgunned – O F (10/10) 2008
MOSS, SarahCold Earth – RC F (9/10) 2009
MOUNT, HarryAmo, Amas, Amat… and All That – O NF (7/10) 2010
MOZLEY, FionaElmet – RC F (10/10) 2018
MULHAUSER, ThomasSweetgirl – RC F (9.5/10) 2016
MULLEN, ThomasThe Many Deaths of the Firefly Brothers – RC F (8/10) 2010
MURAKAMI, HarukiThe Strange Library – O F (9/10) 2014
Birthday Girl – O F 2019
MURATA, SayakaConvenience Store Woman – O FTr (9/10) 2018
MURDOCH, Iris
The Black Prince – O F (6/10) 2018
The Italian Girl – O* F (8/10) 2018
MYERS, Benjamin Under the Rock – RC NF 2019
MYERSON, JulieThen – L F (7.5/10) 2019

Authors  N

NABB, MagdalenDeath in Springtime – O F (7/10) 2010
NADEL, JenniferPretty Thing – RC F (7.5/10) 2015
NEMIROVSKY, IreneThe Courilof Affair – O FTr (8/10) 2009
NESBIT, TaraShea – The Wives of Los Alamos – RC F (8.5/10) 2014
NESBO, JoThe Snowman – O FTr (7.5/10) 2011
NESS, Patrick
The Knife of Letting Go – O FYA (10/10) 2009
The Ask and the Answer – O YA (10/10) 2009
A Monster Calls – O F (10/10) 2012
The Crane Wife O F (9/10) 2013
The Rest of Us Just Live Here – O F (7.5/10) 2015
Release O YA (9/10) 2017
NEWBY, EricA Short Walk in the Hindu Kush – O NF (8/10) 2016
NEWLEY, AlexanderUnaccompanied Minor – RC NF 2017
NICHOLLS, DavidOne Day – O F (9/10) 2014
NICHOLLS, Sally
Ways to Live Forever – O*Ch (10/10) 2011
All Fall Down – RC F (8.5/10) 2012
NICHOLS, Beverley Crazy Pavements – O* F (8/10) 2017
NIFFENEGGER, AudreyHer Fearful Symmetry – O F (7.5/10) 2010
NOBBS, DavidObstacles to Young Love – RC F (7/10) 2010
NOEL, AlysonEvermore – RC YA (5.5/10) 2010
NOON, JeffSlow Motion Ghosts – RC F (10/10) 2019
NORFOLK, LawrenceJohn Saturnall’s Feast – O* F (9/10) 2016 re-read
NORS, Dorthe Mirror, Shoulder, Signal – O FTr (9/10) 2017
NORTH, ClaireThe End of the Day – RC F 2017
NORTON, GrahamA Keeper – RC F (8.5/10) 2018
NORWICH, WilliamLearning to Drive – O* F (10/10) 2017
NOTHUMB, Amelie
The Book of Proper Names – O FTr (8/10) 2008
Fear and Trembling – O* F (6.5/10) 2015
Strike Your Heart – RC FTr
NUGENT, LizLying in Wait – RC F (9.5/10) 2016
NUNEZ, SigridThe Friend – L F (10/10) 2019
NUTT, JoeThe Point of Poetry – RC NF (8.5/10) 2019Back to Top

Authors  O

O’BARR, JamesThe Crow – RC Gr (8.5/10) 2011
O’BRIEN, DarcyA Way of Life, Like Any Other – O* F (9/10) 2016
O’BRIEN, Edna
The Country Girls – O* F (8.5/10) 2016
August is a Wicked Month – O*F (9/10) 2012
O’CONNELL, MarkTo Be A Machine – RC NF (10/10) 2018
O’DONNELL, Peter
Modesty Blaise – O* F (10/10) 2019
Modesty Blaise: Ripper Jax – RC Gr (8.5/10) 2016
O’FARRELL, MaggieI am, I am, I am – O* NF (10/10) 2018
OFFILL, JennyDept of Speculation – O* F (10/10) 2017
OGAWA, Yoko
Hotel Iris – O FTr (6.5/10) 2014
The Housekeeper and the Professor – O FTr (10/10) 2010
OLAFSSON, BragiThe Pets – RC F 2008
OLIVER, LaurenPanic – RC F 2014
OLMI, VeroniqueBeside the Sea – RC FTr (8/10) 2010
O’NAN, StewartLast Night at the Lobster – O* F (9.5/10) 2017
O’NEILL, Louise
Only Ever Yours – O* YA (10/10) 2016
Asking For It – O* YA (10/10) 2016
Almost Love – RC F (8.5/10) 2018
O’PORTER, DawnThe Cows – RC F (8/10) 2017
ORANGE, TommyThere There – RC F (10/10) 2019
ORWELL, George1984 – O F 2008
OSBORNE, JohnLook Back in Anger – RC Pl 2015
OSWALD, AliceFalling Awake – L P (DNF) 2019
OWEN, Paul Tudor – The Weighing of the Heart – RC F 2019
OYEYEMI, HelenWhite is for Witching – RC F 2009
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Authors P Q

PACHICO, JulianneThe Lucky Ones – RC F (10/10) 2017
PALACIO, RJWonder – RC Ch (8/10) 2012
PALING, ChrisNewton’s Swing – O*F (9.5/10) 2012
PARETSKY, SarahIndemnity Only – O F (7/10) 2010
PARKS, TimWhere I’m Reading From – RC NF 2015
PARR, MartinBoring Postcards – O NF (10/10) 2009
PATTERSON, GlennGull – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
PAULL, Laline
The Bees – O F (8/10) 2015
The Ice – RC F (8.5/10) 2017
PAVER, Michelle
Dark Matter – O* F (9/10) 2016
Thin Air – PS F (10/10) 2016
Wakenhyrst – RC F (8.5/10) 2019
PAVONE, ChrisThe Travelers – RC F (9/10) 2016
PEAKE, MervynMr Pye – O* F (6.5/10) 2017
PEARSON, Allison
How Hard Can it Be? – RC F (9/10) 2017
I Think I Love You – O F (9.5/10) 2010
PEARSON, LauraMissing Pieces – RC F (7/10) 2018
PEMBERTON, MaxTrust Me, I’m a (Junior) Doctor – O NF 2009
PENNEY, StefUnder a Pole Star – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
PERCY, BenjaminRed Moon – O F (7.5/10) 2013
PERKINS, SueSpectacles – O NF (9/10) 2015
PERRY, Grayson Playing to the Gallery – O NF 2014
PHILLIPS, Marie
The Table of Less Valued Knights – RC F (7.5/10) 2014
Oh, I Do Like To Be… – O F 2018
PHILPOTT, Derek and DaveDear Mr Pop Star – RC NF (8/10) 2018
PINBOROUGH, SarahBehind Her Eyes – RC F (7.5/10) 2017
PINOL, Albert SanchezCold Skin – O* FTr (9.5/10) 2019
PITCHER, AnnabelSilence is Goldfish – O YA (6.5/10) 2016
PLAMPIN, MatthewIllumination – RC F (7.5/10) 2013
PLATH, SylviaThe Bell Jar – O F (9/10) 2014
PLENZDORF, UlrichThe New Sorrows of Young Werther – O FTr (8/10) 2017
POE, Edgar AllanThe Raven (Pop-up – engineered by David Pelham and Christopher Wormell) – O P (10/10) 2016
POPE, DudleyRamage – O F (8.5/10) 2017
PORTAS, MaryShopgirl – O* NF (9/10) 2016
PORTER, Henry
A Spy’s Life – O F (8.5/10) 2014
Firefly – RC F (9/10) 2018
PORTER, MaxGrief is the Thing With Feathers – RC F (9/10) 2017
PORTIS, CharlesTrue Grit – O* F (10/10) 2011
POWELL, Anthony
A Question of Upbringing – O* F (8/10) 2014
A Buyer’s Market (Dance 2) – O* F (9/10) 2015
The Acceptance World (Dance 3) – O* F (7.5/10) 2015
At Lady Molly’s (Dance 4) – O* F 2015
POWELL, JimTrading Futures – RC F (8/10) 2016
POWELL, JulieJulie and Julia – O NF (6.5/10) 2010
PRATT, NonUnboxed – O YA (8/10) 2016
PRESTON, JohnThe Dig – O F (10/10) 2008
PREVIN, AndreNo Minor Chords – O* NF (10/10) 2019 Re-read
PRIEST, Christopher
The Adjacent (F1; SF&F; A)
PRIESTLEY, ChrisThe Dead of Winter – O Ch (8.5/10) 2010
PROFIJT, JuttaMorgue Drawer Next Door – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2012
PROULX, (E) AnnieThe Shipping News – O F (10/10) 2008
PROUST, MarcelSwann’s Way (adapted by Stephane Heuet) – RC GrTr (6.5/10) 2016
PULLEY, Natasha
The Watchmaker of Filigree Street (F6; A)
The Bedlam Stacks (Sept-17; A)
PULLMAN, Philip
Clockwork – O Ch (10/10) 2017
The Good Man Jesus and the Scoundrel Christ – O F (10/10) 2010
Imaginary Friends – O NF 2017
The Book of Dust Vol One: La Belle Sauvage – O YA 2017

PUNKE, MichaelThe Revenant – O* F (9/10) 2016
PUNTI, JordiLost Luggage – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2013
PYM, BarbaraQuartet in Autumn – O*F (8.5/10) 2013

QUEENAN, JoeClosing Time – O F 2009
QUENEAU, RaymondZazie in the Metro – O FTr (7/10) 2011
QUICK, MatthewThe Silver Linings Playbook – O* F (10/10) 2017

Quizzes
The Shiny Advent Quiz (Dec-14)
The Return of the Shiny Advent Quiz (Dec-16)
Back to School
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Authors  R

RACHMAN, Tom
The Rise and Fall of Great Powers – RC F (7.5/10) 2016
The Italian Teacher – RC F (9/10) 2018
RAISIN, RossGod’s Own Country – O F (9/10) 2011
RANFURLY, Countess ofTo War with Whitaker – O* NF (8.5/10) 2017
RANKIN, IanHide and Seek – O F 2008
RANKIN-GEE, RosaThe Last Kings of Sark – RC F (6/10) 2013
RANSOME, ArthurOld Peter’s Russian Tales – O FCh 2009
RASH, RonThe Cove – RC F (9/10) 2012
RASKIN, Ellen – The Westing Game – O* Ch (7/10) 2015
RATTLE, Alison
The Madness – F YA 2014
V for Violet – RC YA (8/10) 2016
RAUSING, SigridMayhem – O NF (6/10) 2018
RAYMOND, MidgeMy Last Continent – RC F (10/10) 2016
REASON, Peter and GILLESPIE, SarahOn Presence – RC NF 2019
REED, KirstenThe Ice Age – O F (7.5/10) 2011
REES, CeliaWitch Child – O FYA (10/10) 2009
REEVE, PhilipHere Lies Arthur – O FYA (10/10) 2009
REGER, Rob and GRUNER, JessicaEmily the Strange: Lost Days – O YA (9/10) 2010
REID, Taylor JenkinsDaisy Jones and The Six – RC F (10/10) 2019
REMARQUE, Erich MariaAll Quiet on the Western Front – O FTr (10/10) 2014
RENTZENBRINK, CathyThe Last Act of Love – RC F (10/10) 2016
REPILA, IvanThe Boy Who Stole Attila’s Horse – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2015
RHODES, Dan
Timoleon Vieta Come Home – O*F (7.5/10) 2011
Gold – O F 2008
RHODES, JamesInstrumental – O NF (10/10) 2015 SNB
RICE, EvaThe Misinterpretation of Tara Jupp – RC F (8/10) 2012
RICHARDS, JustinDoctor Who: Dreams of Empire – O*F 2013
RIDGWAY, KeithHawthorn and Child – O F (8.5/10) 2013
ROBB, JDNaked in Death – O* F (5.5/10) 2015
ROBERTS, Adam
I am Scrooge: A Zombie Story for Christmas – O F (6/10) 2010
Yellow Blue Tibia – O* F (10/10) 2010
ROBERTS, Bethan
My Policeman – RC F (10/10) 2012
Mother Island RC F 2014 SNB  Author Q&A
Graceland – RC F (10/10) 2019
ROBINSON, Ray
Electricity – O F (10/10) 2008
The Man Without – O F 2008
Forgetting Zoe – O* F (8/10) 2017
ROGERS, JaneThe Testament of Jessie Lamb – O F (6/10) 2011
ROHMER, Sax – Emperor Fu Manchu – RC F (8.5/10) 2015
ROONEY, JennieRed Joan – O* F (8.5/10) 2019
ROONEY, SallyConversations With Friends – RC F 2017
ROSOFF, Meg
Picture Me Gone – O YA 2014 SNB
Jonathan Unleashed – RC F (10/10) 2016 SNB
ROSS, IanBeached in Calabria – RC NF (7.5/10) 2019
ROWLING, JKThe Casual Vacancy – O F (6/10) 2012
ROYLE, NicholasOrnithology – RC F (9/10) 2017 SNB
ROYLE, Nicholas (Prof)An English Guide to Birdwatching – RC F (10/10) 2017 SNB
RUFFLES, LydiaThe Taste of Blue Light – RC YA (8/10) 2017
RUNDELL, KatherineWhy You Should Read Children’s Books… – O NF (10/10) 2019
RUSHDIE, SalmanTwo Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights – RC F (8.5/10) 2015
RUSSELL, HelenThe Year of Living Danishly – O* NF (9/10) 2016
RYAN, Donal
All We Shall Know – RC F (10/10) 2016
From a Low and Quiet Sea – RC F (8.5/10) 2018
RYCROFT, WilliamAll Quiet on the West End Front – O NF 2018

Reading Lists
Austenish – A reading list of Austen-inspired fiction (July-17) SNB
Never Mind the World Cup, Let’s Read Around Brazil! (July-14) SNB
South of the River: A Reading List (June-16) SNB
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Authors S

SABATO, ErnestoThe Tunnel – RC FTr (6.5/10) 2011
SACKVILLE, AmyThe Still Point – O* F (9/10) 2010
SAFIER, David Apocalypse Next Tuesday – RC FTr (7/10) 2014
SAKIComplete Short Stories – O F 2014
SALIH, TayebSeason of Migration to the North – O F (6/10) 2015
SALTER, JamesAll That Is – RC F (7/10) 2013
SALWAY, SarahSomething Beginning With – O F 2009
SANCHEZ GUEVARA, Canek – 33 Revolutions – RC FTr 10/10 2016 SNB
SARAMAGO, JoseBlindness – O FTr 2008
SARRAZIN, AlbertineAstragal – O* FTr (7/10) 2019
SAUNDERS, GeorgeThe Very Persistent Gappers of Frip – O Ch (8/10) 2012
SAVAGE, SamThe Cry of the Sloth – O F (8/10) 2010
SAVAGE, ThomasThe Power of the Dog – RC F (9/10) 2016 SNB
SCALES, Helen
Spirals in Time: The Secret Life and Curious Afterlife of Seashells – RC NF (9/10) 2015
Eye of the Shoal – RC NF (8.5/10) 2018
SCHALANSKY, JudithThe Giraffe’s Neck – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2014
SCHIMMELPFENNIG, RolandOne Clear Ice-cold January Morning at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2018
SCHONBERG, Harold CThe Great Conductors – O F 2013
SCHUMACHER, JulieDear Committee Members – RC F (8/10) 2014
SEARLE, NicholasA Fatal Game – RC F (8.5/10) 2019
SEDARIS, DavidMe Talk Pretty One Day – O F (6.5/10) 2013
SEDGWICK, Marcus
The Kiss of Death – O FYA (9/10)
Blood Red Snow White – RC FYA (10/10) 2009
Revolver – O YA (10/10) 2010
Midwinterblood – O YA (9/10) 2013
Dark Satanic Mills (with J.Sedgwick, J.Higgins, M.Olivent) – O F (8/10) 2013
Mister Memory – RC F (9/10) 2016
Snow – RC NF (10/10) 2016 SNB
The Ghosts of Heaven – O YA (9.5/10) 2015 SNB
SEGNIT, NatPub Walks in Underhill Country – RC F (9/10) 2014
SELZNICK, BrianThe Invention of Hugo Cabret – O FCh (9/10)
SEMPEL, SandraThe Atlas of Disease – RC NF 2018
SEMPLE, MariaToday Will Be Different – RC F (7.5/10) 2016
SETIAWAN, ErickOf Bees and Mist – RC F (7/10) 2010
SEYMOUR, GeraldHarry’s Game – O F (9/10) 2014
SHAPTON, Leanne Important Artifacts and Personal Property… – O* F (6.5/10) 2010
SHARMA, AkhilFamily Life – O* F (9/10) 2016
SHATNER, WilliamUp Till Now: The Autobiography (with David Fisher) – O NF (8.5/10) 2012
SHAW, Ali
The Girl With Glass Feet – O F (10/10) 2009
The Man Who Rained – O F (9/10) 2012
The Trees – RC F (9/10) 2016 SNB
SHAW, William
Salt Lane – RC F (8.5/10) 2018
Deadland – RC F (9/10) 2019
SHEERS, Owen
White Ravens – OF 2010
I Saw a Man – RC F (8.5/10) 2015 SNB
SHERIFF, RCThe Hopkins Manuscript – O* F (10/10) 2011
SHIEL, MPThe Purple Cloud – O F (7/10) 2018
SIMENON, Georges
Pietr the Latvian – O* FTr (7.5/10) 2015
The Yellow Dog – O* FTr (9/10) 2015
The Late Mr Gallet – O* FTr (6.5/10)
The Carter of La Providence – RC FTr (8/10) 2015
– The Hanged Man of Saint-Pholien – O FTr 2015
Night at the Crossroads – O FTr (8.5/10) 2015
A Crime in Holland – O* FTr (7.5/10) 2016
The Grand Banks Café – O* FTr (8.5/10) 2017
A Man’s Head – O* (9/10) 2018
The Bar on the Seine – O FTr 2008
Dirty Snow – O*FTr (10/10) 2011
Three Bedrooms in Manhattan – O F (8.5/10) 2015
The Pitards – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2017 SNB
SIMMONDS, Kathryn Love and Fallout – RC F (8.5/10) 2014
SIMSION, GraemeThe Rosie Project – RC F (9/10) 2013
SINGH, SunnyHotel Arcadia – RC F (10/10) 2015 SNB
SIODMAK, CurtDonovan’s Brain – O* F (10/10) 2010
SJÖWALL, Maj and WAHLÖÖ, PerRoseanna (Martin Beck 1) – O* FTr (7.5/10) 2011
SLIMANI, Leila
Lullaby – O FTr (6.5/10) 2018
Adèle – O Ftr 2019 SNB
SMAILES, CarolineLike Bees to Honey – O F (10/10) 2011
SMITH, Alexis MGlaciers – O*F (10/10) 2013
SMITH, AndrewGrasshopper Jungle – O* F (10/10) 2015
SMITH LJVampire Diaries – O YA 2009
SMITH, Paul RobertUp a Tree in the Park at Night with a Hedgehog – O F (4.5/10) 2008
SMITH, Tom RobChild 44 – O F (6/10) 2009
SMITH, ZadieN-W – RC F (8/10) 2012
SMYTHE, James
The Explorer – RC F (10/10) 2013
The Echo – O F (9.5/10) 2014
SOLOMONS, NatashaThe Novel in the Viola – RC F (9/10) 2011
SOLSTAD, DagProfessor Andersen’s Night – RC FTr (6/10) 2012
SPAIN, Jo Dirty Little Secrets – RC F 2018
SPARK, Muriel
Memento Mori – O* F (8/10) 2018
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie – O*F (9.5/10) 2014
The Ballad of Peckham Rye – O F (10/10) 2008
The Girls of Slender Means – (7.5/10) 2012
The Driver’s Seat – O* F (10/10) 2017
The Abbess of Crewe – O* F (7/10) 2018
Symposium – O* F (9/10) 2018 re-read
SPECTOR, TimThe Diet Myth – O NF (10/10) 2016
SPUFFORD, FrancisGolden Hill RC F (10/10) 2016 SNB
STEPHENSON, NeilSnow Crash – O F (8.5/10) 2018
STEVENSON, Noelle et al Lumberjanes I and II – O YAGr (7.5/10) 2016
STEVENSON, Robert Louis
Treasure Island – RC Ch 2015 re-read SNB
The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde – RC F (8/10) 2010
STEWART, Paul and RIDDELL, Chris – Hugo Pepper – O* Ch (9/10) 2010
STIASTNY, Terry
Acts of Omission – RC F (7.5/10) 2015
Conflicts of Interest – RC F (9/10) 2017
STIBBE, Nina
Love, Nina – RC NF (9/10) 2013
Man at the Helm – RC F 2014 SNB
Paradise Lodge – O F (8/10) 2016 SNB
ST JOHN, LaurenDead Man’s Cove – O*Ch 2010
STOCK, Francine Man-Made Fibre – O F (8.5/10) 2014
STOKER, Dacre (with Ian Holt)Dracula – the Undead – O F (4/10) 2009
STORR, CatherineMarianne Dreams – O* Ch (10/10) 2012 re-read
STRAUB, EmmaLaura Lamont’s Life in Pictures – RC F (7.5/10) 2012
STUART, Julia
Balthazar Jones and the Tower of London Zoo – RC F (8/10) 2010
The Last Pearl Fisher of Scotland – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
SUGGSThat Close – O* NF (9/10) 2017
SUSANN, JacquelineValley of the Dolls – O*F (8/10) 2011
SUTCLIFFE, WilliamThe Wall – O* YA (10/10) 2017
SUTHERLAND, Krystal Our Chemical Hearts – RC YA (8/10) 2016 SNB
SUTTON, Henry
Gorleston – O F 2006
-Get Me Out of Here – O* F (9.5/10) 2015
SWALLOW, JamesNomad – RC F (8/10) 2017
SWIFT, GrahamMothering Sunday – O* F (9/10) 2018
SZERB, AntalThe Pendragon Legend – O FTr 2014
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Authors T

TASCHEN – 1000 Extraordinary Objects – O F 2013
TARTT, Donna The Goldfinch – O F (9/10) 2014
TAYLOR, DJAt the Chime of a City Clock – RC F (7/10) 2010
TAYLOR, Elizabeth
In a Summer Season – O F (9/10) 2009
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont – O*F (9.5/10) 2013
TAYLOR, SamThe Island at the End of the World – RC F 2008
TAYLOR, SaraThe Lauras – RC F 2017
TEARNE, Roma
Brixton Beach – RC F (10/10) 2010
The Swimmer – RC F (9/10) 2010
TELLER, AstroExegesis – O*F (5.5/10) 2011
TERRIN, PeterMonte Carlo – O FTr (10/10) 2017
TEULE, JeanThe Suicide Shop – O FTr (8.5/10) 2014
TEY, JosephineDaughter of Time – O F 2009
THACKER, WilliamLingua Franca – RC F (9/10) 2016
THERIAULT, Denis
The Peculiar Life of a Lonely Postman – O* FTr (9/10) 2015
The Postman’s Fiancée – O* (9/10)
THEROUX, MarcelFar North – RC F 2009
THIEN, Madeleine – Do Not Say We Have Nothing – O FTr (DNF) 2019
THIRLWELL, AdamLurid and Cute – RC F (DNF) 2015
THOMAS, Joe
Paradise City (F 2/17; A) and article by the author RC F 2017 SNB
Gringa – RC F (9/10) 2018
THOMAS, Trevor MarkThe Bothy – RC F (10/10) 2019
THOMPSON, DerekHit Makers – RC NF (8/10) 2017
THOMPSON, Jim – The Killer Inside Me – O*F (10/10) 2012
THORN, BeckySchool Dinners – O NF 2008
THORN, Tracey
Bedsit Disco Queen – RC NF 2014
Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing – RC NF (8.5/10) 2015
THORNTON, NickiThe Last Chance Hotel – O FCh (9/10) 2018
THORNTON, RosyHearts and Minds – RC F 2008
THURBER, JamesMy Life and Hard Times – O F 2012
THUY, KimMan – O* FTr (9/10) 2016
THYNNE, Jane
Black Roses – RC F (9/10) 2013
The Winter Garden – RC F (9/10) 2014
Interview at SNB 2015
A War of Flowers (Clara Vine 3) – RC F (9/10) 2015
Faith and Beauty (Clara Vine 4) – O* F (9/10) 2016
TIDHAR, LavieThe Bookman – RC F (6.5/10) 2010
TOLKIEN, JRR
The Hobbit – O* F (7/10) 2010
The Fellowship of the Ring – O* F 2010
The Two Towers – O* F 2010
The Return of the King – O* F 2010
TOMASZEWSKI, Tom The Eleventh Letter – RC F (7.5/10) 2016
TOMINE, AdrianKilling and Dying – O Gr (7.5/10) 2018
TOOLE, John KennedyA Confederacy of Dunces – O F 2008
TORDAY, Paul
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – O*F (9/10) 2011
The Death of an Owl (with Piers Torday) – O* F (9/10) 2019
TOWLES, Amor
Rules of Civility – RC F (9/10) 2011
A Gentleman in Moscow RC F (10/10) 2017 SNB
TOWNSEND, Sue
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole aged 13 ¾ – RC F (10/10) 2012
The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole – RC F (10/10) 2012
The True Confessions of Adrian Albert Mole– RC F (7.5/10) 2012
Adrian Mole: The Wilderness Years – RC F (8/10) 2012
TOYNE, SimonSolomon Creed – RC F (9/10) 2016
TREMAIN, RoseThe Gustav Sonata – O F (9/10) 2018
TREMAYNE, SK – The Ice Twins – RC F (9/10) 2015 SNB
TRILLIN, Calvin
Tepper Isn’t Going Out – O F (10/10) 2008
About Alice – O* NF (8.5/10) 2019
TROLLOPE, JoanaFriday Nights – O F (6/10) 2009
TSUSHIMA, YukoTerritory of Light – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2018 SNB
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Authors U V

UNSWORTH, Emma JaneAnimals – O F (8/10) 2015

VAN de LAAR, ArnoldUnder the Knife – RC NFTr (6.5/10) 2018
VANDERMEER, Jeff
Annihilation – O* F 2015
Authority – O* F (8/10) 2015
Acceptance – O* F (7.5/10) 2015
Borne – O* F (10/10) 2018
VAN MEERSBERGEN, Jan – Tomorrow Pamplona – RC FTr (8/10) 2011
VARGAS, FredSeeking Whom He May Devour – O* FTr (9/10) 2015
The Three Evangelists – O*F (8/10) 2013
VARIOUS – The Ladybird Expert Books, Vols 1-3  SNB
VARVELLO, ElenaCan You Hear Me? – RC FTr (10/10) 2017 SNB
VAUGHAN, SarahAnatomy of a Scandal – O F (9/10) 2018
VERDAY, JessicaThe Hollow – RC YA (6/10) 2010
VERHULST, Dimitri
Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill – RC FTr (9/10) 2010
The Latecomer – RC FTr (9/10) 2016
VICK, Frances Chinaski RC F 2015 SNB  Author Q&A
VICKERS, SalleyThe Cleaner of Chartres – O*F (10/10) 2013
VICHI, MarcoDeath and the Olive Grove – RC F (8/10) 2012
VILLANI, CedricBirth of a Theorem – RC F (8/10) 2015
VINTEN, AliceOn the Line – RC NF (9/10) 2019
VISKIC, EmmaResurrection Bay – RC F (7/10) 2017
VIZZINI, Ned It’s Kind of Funny Story – O YA 2014
VLAUTIN, WillyDon’t Skip Out On Me – RC F (9/10) 2018
VOLTAIRECandide – O*F 2011
VON DROSTE-HULSHOFF, AnnetteThe Jew’s Beech – O FTr 2013
VONNEGUT, KurtSlaughterhouse 5 – O*F (8.5/10) 2013
VON SCHIRACH, FerdinandThe Collini Case – RC FTr (8.5/10) 2012
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Authors  W

WADHAMS, PeterA Farewell to Ice – RC NF (7/10) 2016
WADMAN, MeredithThe Vaccine Race – O NF (7/10) 2018
WAITE, UrbanThe Terror of Living – RC F (9/10) 2011
WALDO, Jen
Old Buildings in North Texas – RC F (10/10) 2016 SNB
Why Stuff Matters – RC F
WALLACH, TommyWe All Liked Up – RC YA (7.5/10) 2015
WALLIAMS, DavidMr Stink – F Ch (8/10) 2013
WALSH, HelenOnce Upon a Time in England – RC F 2009
WALLIS, RupertAll Sorts of Possible – RC YA (8/10) 2015 SNB
WALTER, NatashaA Quiet Life – RC F (7/10) 2016
WANG, WeikeChemistry – O* F (8/10) 2018
WARD, RachelNumbers – O YA (9/10) 2009
WARE, RuthThe Woman in Cabin 10 – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
WARNER, MarinaOnce Upon a Time – O* NF (10/10) 2018
WASSERMANN, JakobThe First Wife – RC FTr (7.5/10) 2012
WATERS, Sarah
The Little Stranger – O F (8.5/10) 2011
The Paying Guests – O* F (9/10) 2015
WATKINS, Claire VayeGold Fame Citrus – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
WATSON, Christie The Language of Kindness – O NF 2018
WATSON, Winfred – Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day – O* F (10/10) 2008
WATSON, SJBefore I Go to Sleep – O F (9/10) 2011
WAUGH, EvelynVile Bodies – O* F (6.5/10) 2018
WEINER, MatthewHeather, the Totality – O F (9/10) 2017
WEIR, Andy
The Martian – O F (8/10) 2015
Artemis – RC F (8/10) 2017
WELBY, VenetiaMother of Darkness – RC F (7.5/10) 2017 SNB
WELLS, HGThe Time Machine – RC F (7/10) 2017 re-read
WELSH, Louise
A Lovely Way to Burn – RC F (8.5/10) 2015
Death is a Welcome Guest – RC F (9/10) 2016 SNB
No Dominion – RC F (9.5/10) 2017 SNB
WENER, LouiseDifferent for Girls: My True-Life Adventures in Pop – RC NF (9/10) 2010
WESTABY, StephenFragile Lives – RC NF (8.5/10) 2017
WESTON, Gabriel
Dirty Work – O F 2014
Direct Red – O NF (9/10) 2010
WESTOVER, TaraEducated – RC NF (8.5/10) 2018
WESTWOOD, ChrisMinistry of Pandemonium – RC YA (8.5/10) 2011
WEYMOUTH, AdamKings of the Yukon – RC NF 2018
WHEATLEY, DennisThe Forbidden Territory – RC F (7.5/10) 2016
WHIPPLE, DorothyGreenbanks – RC F (9/10) 2011
WHITAKER, Chris
Tall Oaks – RC F (8.5/10) 2016
All the Wicked Girls – RC F (9/10) 2017
WHITE, THDarkness in Pemberley – O F (6.5/10) 2017
WHYMAN, Matt 
The Savages – RC YA (9/10) 2013
American Savage – RC F 2014
WILCKEN, HugoThe Reflection – RC F (8/10) 2015 SNB
WILES, Will
Care of Wooden Floors – RC F (8.5/10) 2013
The Way Inn – RC F 2014 SNB
WILLIAMS, IanThe Lady Doctor – RC GR (9/10) 2019
WILLIAMS, Robert – Into the Trees – RC F 2014 SNB
WILLIAMSON, HeidiThe Print Museum – L P (8.5/10) 2019
WILSON, EdwardThe Envoy – O F (8/10) 2011
WILSON, KevinThe Family Fang – RC F (9/10) 2011
WINMAN, Sarah
When God Was a Rabbit – RC F 2013
– Tin Man – RC F 2017
WINTERSON, Jeanette
Oranges are Not the Only Fruit – O* F (10/10) 2018
Weight – O* F (8.5/10) 2017
Tanglewreck – O FYA (9/10) 2009
Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal? – O F (10/10) 2012
WINTON, TimThat Eye The Sky – O F 2014
WISEMAN, Dr RichardThe Luck Factor – O* NF (6.5/10) 2011
WOLITZER, MegBelzhar – RC YA 2014
WOOD, Maryrose The Poison Diaries – O F 2010
WOOD, Ramsey – Kalila and Dimna : Fables of Friendship and Betrayal – RC F 2013
WOODRELL, Daniel
The Death of Sweet Mister – O* F (9.5./10) 2010
Winter’s Bone – O F (10/10) 2010
WOODWARD, Bob Wired – O NF –
WOOLF, VirginiaMrs Dalloway – O* F (7.5/10) 2017
WYNDHAM, JohnChocky – O F (9/10) 2017
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Authors  X Y Z

YANIGIHARA, HanyaA Little Life – O F (7/10) 2015
YATES, AlexanderThe Winter Place – RC YA (8/10) 2015 SNB
YOON, NicolaEverything, Everything – O* YA (8/10) 2017
YOUNG, Natalie Season to Taste or How to Eat Your Husband – RC F (8/10) 2014
YOUNG, RustyMarching Powder – O NF 2009
YOUNGSON, AnneMeet Me At the Museum – RC F (9/10) 2018

ZAID, GabrielSo Many Books – O F 2011
ZAMBRA, AlejandroMultiple Choice – O FTr (6/10) 2016
ZAMYATIN, YevgenyWe – O*F 2013
ZAPPA, FrankThe Real Frank Zappa Book – O*F (9/10) 2012
ZIERVOGEL, Meike
Magda – O F (10/10) 2013
Clara’s Daughter – RC F 2014
Kauthar – RC F (8/10) 2015 SNB
ZIMMERMAN, Carla –Lonely Planet – The USA Book: A Journey Through America – RC NF (8/10) 2010
ZINK, NellThe Wallcreeper – O* F (6.5/10) 2017
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