Book Index

Books with an asterisk (*) are mini-reviews within longer book lists only. Books without have their own dedicated post.

 

Numbers

*11/22/63 by Stephen King

1984 by George Orwell

*1Q84 by Haruki Murakami

 

A

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

*Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

The Astonishing Color of After by Emily X.R. Pan

 

B

*Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang

*Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of An American Family by Amy Ellis Nutt

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

*Black Beauty by Anna Sewell

Blood, Bones & Butter: The Inadvertent Education of a Reluctant Chef by Gabrielle Hamilton

*The Boat People by Sharon Bala (and here)

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

Bread & Wine: A Love Letter to Life Around the Table by Shauna Niequist

Bridge Daughter by Jim Nelson

Britt-Marie Was Here by Fredrik Backman

 

C

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

 

D

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

*The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon

 

E

*East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Educated by Tara Westover

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

*The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

*Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

 

F

*The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

Friendship Bread by Darien Gee

 

G

Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

The Girls by Emma Cline

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

*Good Neighbors by Joanne Serling

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shaffer

 

H

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

*Harry Potter 1-7 by J.K. Rowling (and here) (and here)

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J.K. Rowling

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

A Homemade Life: Stories and Recipes from My Kitchen Table by Molly Wizenberg 

The Hopefuls by Jennifer Close

The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

*How to Behave in a Crowd by Camille Bordas

How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

*Hunger by Roxane Gay

 

I

*I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti by Giulia Melucci

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

 

J

*The Jane Austen Book Club by Karen Joy Fowler (and here)

*Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte

Jane of Austin: A Novel of Sweet Tea and Sensibility by Hillary Manton Lodge

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (and here)

 

K

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal  

 

L

Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney (and here)

Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley (and here)

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

*Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

Lots of Candles, Plenty of Cake: A Memoir of a Woman’s Life by Anna Quindlen

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch

 

M

*Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon

Making Arrangements by Ferris Robinson

*Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

*The Martian by Andy Weir

*Matilda by Roald Dahl

*MAUS I & II by Art Spiegelman

The Mothers by Brit Bennett

The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

*My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

My Grandmother Asked Me to Tell You She’s Sorry by Fredrik Backman

*My Name is Venus Black by Heather Lloyd

My True Love Gave to Me: Twelve Holiday Stories (short story collection)

 

N

*The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Nix by Nathan Hill

*No Time to Spare by Ursula K LeGuin

 

O

*The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan 

*On Writing by Stephen King

Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

 

P

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

Pumpkin: The Curious History of an American Icon by Cindy Ott

 

R

Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan

*The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend by Katarina Bivald

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

*Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (and here)

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

The Round House by Louise Erdrich

The Royal We by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

 

S

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd (and here)

*Seven Days of Us by Francesca Hornak

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid (and here)

The Sisters Chase by Sarah Healy (and here)

Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult

Snow Falling on Cedars by David Guterson

*Sourdough by Robin Sloan

Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

The Summer of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman

 

T

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

The Taster by V.S. Alexander

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female and Feminist in (White) America* by Morgan Jenkins

*The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (and here)

The Thornbirds by Colleen McCullough

Today Will Be Different by Maria Semple

*To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Trespasser by Tana French

Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty

Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

*The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

 

U

The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

 

V

*Voracious: A Hungry Reader Cooks Her Way Through Great Books by Cara Nicoletti

 

W

*A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

*We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

*When the English Fall by David Williams

*White Houses by Amy Bloom

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon (and here)

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle

 

Y

*Yes Please by Amy Poehler

*Young Jane Young by Gabrielle Zevin

 

Hungry Bookworm Reviews Elsewhere

12 Eye-Opening Books That Make You Think – as featured on Tea and Ink Society

Sourdough by Robin Sloane – as featured on A Literary Feast

White Houses + Sherry-Spiked Mushroom Soup – as featured on Novels and Nonfiction

 

Reviews & Recommendations by Guest Bloggers

7 Book & Drink Pairings to Cozy Up With – written by Grace of A Literary Feast

12 Memoirs for Nonfiction Newcomers – written by Ottavia of Novels and Nonfiction

Jane of Lantern Hill + Old-Fashioned Potato Salad – written by Elsie of Tea and Ink Society

 

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