Book Index

This is the complete list of book reviews featured on The Hungry Bookworm. Books with an asterisk (*) are mini-reviews within longer book lists only. Books without have their own dedicated post.


*The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton

*11/22/63 by Stephen King

*99 Percent Mine by Sally Thorne

1984 by George Orwell

*1Q84 by Haruki Murakami


An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

The Adults by Caroline Hulse

*After the Flood by Kassandra Montag

The Afterlife of Walter Augustus by Hannah Lynn

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

The Alice Network by Kate Quinn

All Grown Up by Jami Attenberg

*All the Names They Used for God by Anjali Sachdeva

All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryn Greenwood

*America for Beginners by Leah Franqui

American Gods by Neil Gaiman

An American Marriage by Tayari Jones

*Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

*Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

Artemis by Andy Weir

The Art of Racing in the Rain by Garth Stein

*Ask Again, Yes by Mary Beth Keane

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


*Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup by John Carreyrou

*Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

*Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Beasts of Extraordinary Circumstance by Ruth Emmie Lang

Becoming by Michelle Obama

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

*Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough

Behold the Dreamers by Imbolo Mbue

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett

*Beyond the Point by Claire Gibson

*Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty

Bird Box by Josh Malerman

*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 Essie by Meghan MacLean Weir

The Book of M by Peng Shepherd

The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez

The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

*Born a Crime by Trevor Noah

The Boston Girl by Anita Diamant

*Brave New World by Aldous Huxley

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

*Burial Rites by Hannah Kent


The Cast by Amy Blumenfeld

Castle of Water by Dane Huckelbridge

*Charlotte Walsh Likes to Win by Jo Piazza

Chronicles of a Radical Hag by Lorna Landvik

*Circe by Madeline Miller

The City Baker’s Guide to Country Living by Louise Miller

The Clockmaker’s Daughter by Kate Morton

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell

The Coincidence Makers by Yoav Blum

Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

*Crux: A Cross-Border Memoir by Jean Guerrero


*Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

*Dear Edward by Ann Napolitano

*Defending Jacob by William Landay

Delancey:A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage by Molly Wizenberg

Delicious! by Ruth Reichl

The Devil Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger

The Dream Daughter by Diane Chamberlain (and here)

The Dreamers by Karen Thomson Walker

*The Dressmaker of Khair Khana by Gayle Tzemach Lemmon


*East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Educated by Tara Westover (and here)

Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

*The End We Start From by Megan Hunter

Everything Here Is Beautiful by Mira T. Lee

Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

*Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond

*Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

*Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom is Wrong – and What You Really Need to Know by Emily Oster


*Family Trust by Kathy Wang

The Farm by Joanne Ramos

*The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

The Female Persuasion by Meg Wolitzer

Fierce Kingdom by Gin Phillips

*Florida by Lauren Groff

*Forward Collection curated by Blake Crouch
including: Summer Frost by Blake Crouch; Emergency Skin by N.K. Jemisin; You Have Arrived at Your Destination by Amor Towles; The Last Conversation by Paul Tremblay; Ark by Veronica Roth; and Randomize by Andy Weir

Friendship Bread by Darien Gee

Fruit of the Drunken Tree by Ingrid Rojas Contreras

*The Future of Another Timeline by Annalee Newitz


Geek Love by Katherine Dunn

*Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

*Girl in Translation by Jean Kwok

*The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Dare

The Girls by Emma Cline

*The Girls at 17 Swann Street by Yara Zgheib

*Give Me Your Hand by Megan Abbott

Golden State by Ben H. Winters

Goodbye, Paris by Anstey Harris

Goodbye, Vitamin by Rachel Khong

Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton

*Good Neighbors by Joanne Serling

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

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


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 Hating Game by Sally Thorne

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

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

*The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

Housekeeping by Marilynne Robinson

*How to Behave in a Crowd by Camille Bordas

How to Find Love in a Bookshop by Veronica Henry

How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

*Hunger by Roxane Gay


*I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

*I Loved, I Lost, I Made Spaghetti by Giulia Melucci (and here)

*If, Then by Kate Hope Day

*If You Want To Make God Laugh by Bianca Marais

*I’ll Be Gone in the Dark: One Woman’s Obsessive Search for the Golden State Killer by Michelle McNamara

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin

*The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

*Internment by Samira Ahmed

In the Midst of Winter by Isabel Allende

*Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? by Mindy Kaling

The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

*The Islanders by Meg Mitchell Moore


*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

Jell-O Girls: A Family History by Allie Rowbottom

The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan (and here)

Julie & Julia: My Year of Cooking Dangerously by Julia Powell


The Keeper of Lost Things by Ruth Hogan

*Kid Gloves by Lucy Knisley

*Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann (and here)

The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal  


Land of Love and Drowning by Tiphanie Yanique

The Late Bloomers’ Club by Louise Miller

The Library of Lost and Found by Phaedra Patrick

Life of Pi by Yann Martel

Life on the Leash by Victoria Schade

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)

*The Line That Held Us by David Joy

A Literary Tea Party (Cookbook) by Alison Walsh

*Little by Edward Carey

Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng

*Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

*Long Live the Tribe of Fatherless Girls by T Kira Madden

*Lost and Wanted by Nell Freudenberger

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

Love & Gelato by Jenna Evans Welch


*Mad Girl by Bryony Gordon

*The Magician’s Assistant by Ann Patchett

*Maid by Stephanie Land

*Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Making Arrangements by Ferris Robinson

*Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan

The Map of Salt and Stars by Jennifer Zeynab Joukhadar

Marilla of Green Gables by Sarah McCoy

The Martian by Andy Weir (and here) (and here)

*Matilda by Roald Dahl

*MAUS I & II by Art Spiegelman

Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew J. Sullivan

The Milk Lady of Bangalore by Shoba Narayan

*Miracle Creek by Angie Kim

*Mother of Invention by Caeli Wolfson Widger

Mother, Mother by Koren Zailckas

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)


*The Nest by Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney

*News of the World by Paulette Jiles

*Night Film by Marisha Pessl

The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah

The Nix by Nathan Hill

*No Time to Spare by Ursula K LeGuin

Nothing to See Here by Kevin Wilson


*The Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan (and here

*On Writing by Stephen King (and here)

Once Upon a River by Bonnie Jo Campbell

*Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield

The One by John Marrs

One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus

The Optimistic Decade by Heather Abel

The Oracle Year by Charles Soule

The Other Einstein by Marie Benedict

Our Life in the Forest by Marie Darrieussecq


Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

Peas, Carrots and an Aston Martin by Hannah Lynn

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson

A Place for Us by Fatima Farheen Mirza (and here)

The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver

The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

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


Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams


Rabbit Cake by Annie Harnett

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) (and here)

Recursion by Blake Crouch

Red Clocks by Leni Zumas

The Red Tent by Anita Diamant

Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley

*The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (and here) (and here)

*The Rosie Result 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


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) (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

*A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult

Standard Deviation by Katherine Heiny

*Station Eleven by Emily St. John

*The Stationary Shop by Marjan Kamali

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

*Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid

*Sugar Run by Mesha Maren

The Summer of Impossible Things by Rowan Coleman

Summer Sisters by Judy Blume


A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Talking As Fast As I Can by Lauren Graham

The Taster by V.S. Alexander

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt

Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris

There There by Tommy Orange (and here)

They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

*Things My Son Needs to Know About the World by Fredrik Backman

Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center

*The Third Daughter by Talia Carner

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel

*This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett

*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 Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti

*The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman


The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera

The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

*Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay


Valencia and Valentine by Suzy Krause

Virgil Wander by Leif Enger

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

*Vox by Christina Dalcher


*Waisted by Randy Susan Meyers

*A Walk to Remember by Nicholas Sparks

The Wangs vs. the World by Jade Chang

*The Water Cure by Sophie Mackintosh

*We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (and here)

*We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (and here)

We Were the Mulvaneys by Joyce Carol Oates

The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory

Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson

What She Ate: Six Remarkable Women and the Food That Tells Their Stories by Laura Shapiro (blog series)

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

*When the English Fall by David Williams

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens (and here)

*Where’d You Go Bernadette? by Maria Semple

*White Houses by Amy Bloom

The Woman in the White Kimono by Ana Johns

A Woman Is No Man by Etaf Rum

Women Talking by Miriam Toews

*The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

The Word Exchange by Alena Graedon (and here)

A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle


*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

Regular Contributor at Literary Quicksand

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

The Stationary Shop + Zulbia – written by Elizabeth of Dessert and a Novel

Blogger Spotlight

Interview with Megan featured on Ginger Mom Reads (April 8, 2018)