Books Reviewed

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Biography
Around the World on Two Wheels, by Peter Zheutlin
The Bolter, by Frances Osborne
The Diary of a Young Girl, by Anne Frank
Fever, by Mary Beth Keane
Grace: A Memoir, by Grace Coddington
Heir Apparent, by Jane Ridley
Hershey, by Michael D'Antonio
John Otto: Trials and Trails, by Alan Kania
The King of Vodka, by Linda Himelstein
Let's Pretend This Never Happened, by Jenny Lawson
Love, Life, and Elephants, by Daphne Sheldrick
Mo' Meta Blues: The World According to Questlove, by Ahmir Thompson
Prague Winter, by Madeleine Albright
Queen of the Air, by Dean Jensen
Rose: My Life in Service to Lady Astor, by Rosina Harris
Servants' Hall, by Margaret Powell
The Sisters, by Mary S. Lovell
Upper Cut, by Carrie White
The Widow Clicquot, by Tilar Mazzeo

Cookbooks
The Back in the Day Bakery Cookbook, by Cheryl and Griff Day
The Brokeass Gourmet Cookbook, by Gabi Moskowitz
Cook's Illustrated Cookbook
The Dead Celebrity Cookbook, by Frank DeCaro
Fish Without a Doubt, by Rick Moonen
Food in Jars, by Marisa McClellan
Handheld Pies, by Sarah Billingsley and Rachel Wharton
Heirloom Baking with the Brass Sisters, by Marilyn Brass and Sheila Brass
Jamie's Food Revolution, by Jamie Oliver
Make the Bread, Buy the Butter, by Jennifer Reese
My Family Table, by John Besh
The Occasional Vegetarian, by Elaine Louie
Off the Eaten Path, by Morgan Murphy
On a Stick, by Matt Armendariz
One Big Table, by Molly O'Neill
Perfect Pies, by Michele Stuart
Quick Vegetarian Pleasures, by Jeanne Lemlin
Rustic Italian Food, by Marc Vetri
Tequila Mockingbird, by Tim Federle 
Top Chef: The Quickfire Cookbook
True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps, by Gianna Sobol and Alan Ball
The Unofficial Hunger Games Cookbook, by Emily Ansara Baines

Fiction
Age of Miracles, by Karen Thompson Walker
Blue Road to Atlantis, by Jay Nussbaum
Breakfast with Buddha, by Roland Merullo
Buddhaland Brooklyn, by Richard C. Morais
The Butterfly's Daughter, by Mary Alice Monroe
Chairman Mao Would Not Be Amused, a short story anthology
The Chaperone, by Laura Moriarty
A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens
The Cleaner of Chartres, by Salley Vickers
Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevin Kwan
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, by Mark Haddon
Death and the Penguin, by Andrey Kurkov
Dracula, by Bram Stoker
Dreams of Joy, by Lisa See
The Eight, by Katherine Neville
Empress, by Evelyn McCune
Eva Moves the Furniture, by Margot Livesey
The Execution of Noa P. Singleton, by Elizabeth L. Silver
The Exorcist, William Blatty
Fin & Lady, by Cathleen Schine
Ghost Story, Peter Straub
The Good Luck Girls of Shipwreck Lane, by Kelly Harms
The Handmaid's Tale, by Margaret Atwood
The Hive, by Gill Hornby
The Imperfectionists, by Tom Rachman
Joyland, by Stephen King
Lexicon, by Max Berry
Light in August, William Faulkner
London, by Edward Rutherfurd
Lookaway, Lookaway, by Wilton Barnhardt
Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs
New York, by Edward Rutherfurd
The Night Circus, by Erin Morgenstern
The Orphan Master's Son, by Adam Johnson
Paris, by Edward Rutherfurd
The Paris Wife, by Paula McLain
Pigeon English, by Stephen Kelman
The Plot Against America, by Philip Roth
The Postmistress, by Sarah Blake
The Rosie Project, by Graeme Simsion
Rules of Civility, by Amor Towles
Russka, by Edward Rutherfurd
Sarum, by Edward Rutherfurd
Shorecliff, by Ursula DeYoung
Skippy Dies, by Paul Murray
Snobs, by Julian Fellowes
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, by Lisa See
Some Kind of Fairy Tale, by Graham Joyce
The Stand, by Stephen King
Star Island, by Carl Hiaasen
Sutton, by J.R. Moehringer
The Thirteenth Tale, by Diane Setterfield
Those We Love Most, by Lee Woodruff
Tilted World, by Tom Franklin and Beth Ann Fennelly
The Uncommon Reader, by Alan Bennett
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, by Rachel Joyce
Vampires in the Lemon Grove, by Karen Russell
Where'd You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple
White Truffles in Winter, by N.M. Kelby
Wolf Hall, Hilary Mantel
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls, by Anton DiSclafani

Non-Fiction
After Visiting Friends, by Michael Hainey
Almost President, by Scott Farris
The Astronaut Wives Club, by Lily Koppel
Asylum, by Simon Doonan
The Big Show, by Steve Pond
Chocolate Wars, by Deborah Cadbury
Devil in the Grove, by Gilbert King
The Devil in the White City, by Erik Larson
The Disappearing Spoon, by Sam Kean
Extra Virginity, by Tom Mueller
Fifth Avenue, 5 a.m., by Sam Wasson
Founding Mothers, by Cokie Roberts
Garlic and Sapphires, by Ruth Reichl
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & The Prison of Belief
Grace: A Memoir, by Grace Coddington
A Grand Celebration, by Sam Roberts
Grayson, by Lynne Cox
The Great Silence, by Juliet Nicolson
Heat, by Bill Buford
Helter Skelter, by Vincent Bugliosi
A History of the World in 6 Glasses, by Tom Standage
How I Killed Pluto, and Why It Had It Coming, by Mike Brown
In the Garden of Beasts, by Erik Larson
Life Below Stairs, by Alison Maloney
Londoners, by Craig Taylor
The Lost King of France, by Deborah Cadbury
The Man Who Ate the World, by Jay Rayner
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling, by Ross King
Mr. China, by Tom Clissold
The Perfect Summer, by Juliet Nicolson
The Poisoner's Handbook, by Deborah Blum
The President and the Assassin, by Scott Miller
The President Is a Sick Man, by Matthew Algeo
Rome, by Robert Hughes
Sprezzatura: 50 Ways That Italian Genius Shaped the World, by Peter D'Epiro
Sutton, by J.R. Moehringer
Sweet Tooth, by Kate Hopkins
This Town, by Mark Leibovich
Thunderstruck, by Erik Larson
A Toast to Bargain Wines, by George Taber
Up and Down Stairs, by Jeremy Musson
The Wave, by Susan Casey

Mystery
Youth
Belle Prater's Boy, by Ruth White
The Bippolo Seed and Other Stories, by Dr. Seuss
Code Name Verity, by Elizabeth Wein
The Graveyard Book, by Neil Gaiman
Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
The Invention of Hugo Cabret, by Brian Selznick
Measly Middle Ages, by Terry Deary
Scorpio Races, by Maggie Stiefvater
Radioactive, by Lauren Redniss
Year of Wonders, by Geraldine Brooks