Book Reviews 2018 – 2019

All reviews sorted by author –

Ackland, Jenny – Little Gods
Anstruther, Eleanor – A Perfect Explanation
Atkinson, Kate – Life After Life
Atkinson, Kate – A God in Ruins
Attenberg, Jami – All Grown Up
Atwood, Margaret – The Testaments
Awad, Mona – Bunny
Azar, Shokoofeh – The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

Bailey, Lily – Because We Are Bad
Barone, Tracy – Happy Family
Beagin, Jen – Vacuum in the Dark
Bennett, Alan – Smut
Benson, E. F. – Queen Lucia
Benson, E. F. – Miss Mapp
Bishop, Alice – A Constant Hum
Bishop, Stephanie – The Other Side of the World
Bishop, Stephanie – Man Out of Time
Blain, Georgia – The Museum of Words
Bloom, Amy – White Houses
Boyd, William – Sweet Caress
Boyne, John – The Heart’s Invisible Furies
Brandi, Mark – Wimmera
Brandon, Deb – But My Brain Had Other Ideas
Brook, Rhidian – The Aftermath
Brookner, Anita – A Family Romance
Brookner, Anita – The Rules of Engagement
Brookner, Anita – Undue Influence
Bulawayo, NoViolet – We Need New Names

Cadwallader, Robyn – Book of Colours
Capote, Truman – In Cold Blood
Castles, Belinda – Bluebottle
Cheng, Melanie – Australia Day
Clegg, Bill – Did You Ever Have A Family
Cole, Jessie – Staying
Coleman, Claire – Terra Nullius
Cronin, Justin – Mary & O’Neil
Crosley, Sloane – The Clasp
Crosley, Sloane – How Did You Get This Number

D’Agostino, Kris – The Sleepy Hollow Family Almanac
Dalton, Trent – Boy Swallows Universe
Danler, Stephanie – Sweetbitter
Day, Elizabeth – The Party
de Bernières, Louis – Blue Dog
de Kerangal, Maylis – The Cook
de Kretser, Michelle – The Life to Come
de Vigan, Delphine – Loyalties
Diehl, Heidi – Lifelines
Donoghue, Emma – Touchy Subjects
Dovey, Ceridwen – In the Garden of the Fugitives
Down, Jennifer – Pulse Points
Doyle, Roddy – Smile
Durrell, Gerald – A Zoo in My Luggage

Egan, Jennifer – Manhattan Beach
Ellis, Alice Thomas – The Birds of the Air
Eugenides, Jeffrey – Fresh Complaint
Eugenides, Jeffrey – Middlesex

Fagerholm, Monika – Wonderful Women by the Water
Ferrante, Elena – The Story of the Lost Child
Fisher, Clare – All the Good Things
Forrest, Emma – Royals
Frankl, Viktor E. – Man’s Search for Meaning
Fuller, Claire – Bitter Orange

Gadney, R.J. – Albert Einstein Speaking
Gandolfo, Enza – The Bridge
Gay, Roxane – Hunger
Gilbert, Elizabeth – City of Girls
Giolito, Malin Perrson – Quicksand
Glover, Richard – Flesh Wounds
Gottlieb, Lori – Maybe You Should Talk to Someone
Greathead, Kate – Laura & Emma
Greer, Andrew Sean – Less

Ham, Rosalie – The Year of the Farmer
Harper, Jane – The Dry
Harrington, Rebecca – I’ll Have What She’s Having
Hendricks, Greer – The Wife Between Us
Highsmith, Patricia – Carol
Hill, Nathan – The Nix
Honeyman, Gail – Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine
Hooper, Chloe – The Arsonist
Hope, Anna – Expectation

Irving, John – My Movie Business

Jones, Tayari – An American Marriage
Jordan, Toni – The Fragments
Joyce, Rachel – The Music Shop

Kalanithi, Paul -When Breath Becomes Air
Kang, Han – The Vegetarian
Keogh, Paula – The Green Bell
King, Lily – Euphoria
Kneen, Krissy – An Uncertain Grace
Knight, Sarah – Get Your Shit Together
Ko, Lisa – The Leavers
Kokoris, Jim – The Rich Part of Life
Konar, Affinity – Mischling

Lally, Caitriona – Eggshells
Laguna, Sofie – The Choke
Lau, Jamie Marina – Pink Mountain on Locust Island
Laveau-Harvie, Vicki – The Erratics
Lee, Bri – Eggshell Skull
Lee, Jessica J. – Turning
Lipman, Elinor – The View From Penthouse B
Lipstadt, Deborah – Denial
London, Joan – Gilgamesh

Macauley, Wayne – Some Tests
Mailhot, Terese Marie – Heart Berries: A Memoir
Mangan, Christine – Tangerine
Marchetta, Melina –The Place on Dalhousie
McEwan, Ian – My Purple Scented Novel
McEwan, Ian – Machines Like Me
McLean, Felicity – The Van Apfel Girls Are Gone
Mears, Gillian – The Mint Lawn
Mitford, Nancy – The Pursuit of Love
Moriarty, Liane – What Alice Forgot
Morris, Heather – The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Morrison, Toni – Beloved

Niederhoffer, Galt – Love and Happiness
Ng, Celeste – Little Fires Everywhere

O’Neill, Helen – Florence Broadhurst: Her Secret & Extraordinary Lives
O’Neill, Louise – Almost Love
Ørstavik, Hanne – The Blue Room

Parrett, Favel – There Was Still Love
Patal, Zoya – No Country Woman
Pearson, Allison – How Hard Can It Be?
Porter, Liz – Written on the Skin

Riley, Gwendoline – First Love
Riwoe, Mirandi – The Fish Girl
Ronson, Jon – The Psychopath Test
Rooney, Sally – Normal People
Rossmanith, Kate – Small Wrongs
Ryan, Donal – From a Low and Quiet Sea

Schmidt, Sarah – See What I Have Done
Sedaris, David – Lets Explore Diabetes with Owls
Shreve, Anita – Testimony
Simpson, Inga – Nest
Sittenfeld,Curtis – You Think It, I’ll Say It
Springsteen, Bruce – Born to Run
Szubanski, Magda – Reckoning

Theriault, Denis – The Postman’s Fiancée
Thomas, Helen – Murder on Easey Street
Throsby, Holly – Goodwood
Tiffany, Carrie – Exploded View
Tremain, Rose – The American Lover
Tremain, Rose – Music & Silence
Tumarkin, Maria – Axiomatic

Valentish, Jenny – Woman of Substances
Verhulst, Dimitri – Madame Verona Comes Down the Hill

Waldman, Ayelet – A Really Good Day
Walker, Sarai – Dietland
Ward, Biff – In My Mother’s Hands
Westover, Tara – Educated
White, Corey – The Prettiest Horse in the Glue Factory
Wilson, Mara – Where Am I Now?
Winman, Sarah – Tin Man
Winton, Tim – The Shepherd’s Hut
Wohlleben, Peter – The Hidden Life of Trees
Wolitzer, Meg – The Female Persuasion
Wood, James – Upstate
Wood, Stephanie – Fake
Wright, Clare – The Forgotten Rebels of Eureka
Wright, Jennifer – It Ended Badly

Yates, Richard – Young Hearts Crying
Yates, Richard – A Good School

Zinovieff, Sofka – Putney
Zgheib, Yara – The Girls at 17 Swann Street
Zusak, Markus – Bridge of Clay