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Books reviewed in: 2009 - 2008 - 2007 - 2006 - 2005 - 2004 - 2003 - 2002 - 2001 - 2000 - 1999 -1998

The 119 Books Reviewed (so far) in 2009

Killing Castro by Lawrence Block (4-30-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

All the Living by C. E. Morgan (4-29-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Writing on My Forehead by Nafisa Haji (4-29-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley (4-28-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

Look Again by Lisa Scottoline (4-27-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

A Date You Can't Refuse by Harley Jane Kozak (4-26-09) INTERVIEW

My Little Red Book by Rachel Kauder Nalebuff (4-23-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

The Rain Before It Falls by Jonathan Coe (4-23-09) (reviewed by Danielle Bullen)

The Winter Vault by Anne Michaels (4-21-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

A Quiet Flame by Philip Kerr (4-21-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Rhyming Life and Death by Amos Oz (4-19-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

My Michael by Amos Oz (4-19-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Cabal of the Westford Knight by David S. Brody (4-18-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

Flipping Out by Marshall Karp (4-17-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Revelation by C.J. Sansom (4-17-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Amazing Adventure of Dietgirl by Shauna Reid (4-17-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Singer by Ira Sher (4-15-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Lethal Legacy by Linda Fairstein (4-14-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage) INTERVIEW

Darling Jim by Christian Moerk (4-11-09)(reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne Duprau (4-10-09) (reviewed by Ann Wilkes)

The Sound of Building Coffins by Louis Maistros (4-9-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

In Hovering Flight by Joyce Hinnefeld (4-7-09) (reviewed by Debbie Lee Wesselmann)

Etta by Gerald Kolpan (4-6-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Selling Your Father's Bones by Brian Schofield (4-5-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Long Lost by Harlan Coben (4-4-09) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

Savage Season by Joe R. Lansdale (4-2-09) (reviewed by Daniel Luft)

Mucho Mojo by Joe R. Lansdale (4-2-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Out of My Skin by John Haskell (3-31-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Commoner by John Burnham Schwartz (3-30-09) (reviewed by Mike Frechette )

The Dead Man's Brother by Roger Zelazny (3-29-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

The Birthday Present by Barbara Vine (3-29-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Bone by Bone by Carol O'Connell (3-29-09) (reviewed by Dean Murphy)

A Reliable Wife by Robert Goolrick (3-28-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

Beat the Reaper by John Bazell (3-28-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer (3-27-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Humpty Dumpty Was Pushed by Marc Blatte (3-26-09) (reviewed by Hagen Baye )

Tahoe Avalanche by Todd Borg (3-26-09) (reviewed by Ann Wilkes)

American Rust by Philipp Meyer (3-24-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Figures in Silk by Vanora Bennett (3-23-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Shatter by Michael Robotham (3-22-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Matala by Craig Holden (3-22-09)(reviewed by Guy Savage) INTERVIEW

The Kommandant's Girl by Pam Jenoff (3-20-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

The Diplomat's Wife by Pam Jenoff (3-20-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Almost Home by Pam Jenoff (3-20-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

The Manual of Detection by Jedediah Berry (3-19-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

The Accordionist's Son by Bernardo Atxaga (3-18-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenddin (3-17-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

The Temptation of the Night Jasmine by Lauren Willig (3-15-09) (reviewed by Lori Lamothe)

A Man of No Moon by Jenny McPhee (3-14-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Deepest Cut by Diane Emley (3-13-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Ruins by Achy Obejas (3-11-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Fault Line by Barry Eisler (3-10-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

The Dawn Patrol by Don Winslow (3-9-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Among the Mad by Jacqueline Winspear (3-9-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Little Giant of Aberdeen by Tiffany Baker (3-9-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Havana Lunar by Robert Arellano (3-7-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

San Francsico Noir 2: The Classics edited by Peter Maravelis (3-7-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Risk of Darkness by Susan Hill (3-6-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

First Execution by Domenico Starnone (3-4-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton (3-3-09) (reviewed by Terez Rose)

The Sorrows of an American by Siri Hustvedt (3-2-09) (reviewed by Beth Chariton )

Run For Your Life James Patterson (3-1-09) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

A Grave in Gaza by Matt Benyon Rees (3-1-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Ship of Magic by Robin Hobb (2-28-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Mad Ship by Robin Hobb (2-28-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Ship of Destiny by Robin Hobb (2-28-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Sum: Forty Tales from the Afterlives by David Eagleman (2-26-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

The Isle of Dogs by Daniel Davies (2-25-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Awesome by Jack Pendarvis (2-25-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Women by T.C. Boyle (2-24-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)


Caravaggio’s Angel by Ruth Brandon (2-22-09) (reviewed by Katherine Petersen)

Portrait of Unknown Woman by Vanora Bennett (2-23-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Bad Traffic by Simon Lewis (2-21-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

The Max by Ken Bruen & Jason Starr (2-20-09) (reviewed by Hagen Baye )

Drood by Dan Simmons (2-18-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck (2-17-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

August by Gerard Woodward (2-17-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Way Through Doors by Jesse Ball (2-16-09) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Defiance by Nechama Tec (2-15-09) (reviewed by Jana Perskie)

Terminal by Andrew Vachs (2-14-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Spade & Archer by Joe Gores (2-14-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

The Renegades by T. Jefferson Parker (2-11-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage) INTERVIEW

L.A. Outlaws by T. Jefferson Parker (2-11-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Fool by Christopher Moore (2-09-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Fifth Floor by Michael Harvey (2-8-09) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

Esther's Inheritance by Sándor Márai (2-7-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Reader by Bernhard Schlink (2-7-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

The Samaritan's Secret by Matt Benyon Rees (2-5-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Security by Steve Amidon (2-3-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese (2-2-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Buried Strangers by Leighton Gage (1-31-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage) INTERVIEW

Dirty Water: A Red Sox Mystery by Mary-Ann Tirone Smith & Jere Smith (1-30-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Chat by Archer Mayor (1-29-09) (reviewed by Chuck Barksdale)

Black Flies by Shannon Burke (1-29-09) (reviewed by CT Terry)

A Darker Domain by Val McDermid (1-27-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

The Bible Salesman by Clyde Edgerton (1-25-09) (reviewed by Mike Frechette )

Lark & Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips (1-24-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

A Beautiful Place to Die by Malla Nunn (1-22-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

The Turnaround by George Pelecanos (1-20-09) (reviewed by Tony Ross)

Home: Social Essays by Amiri Bakara (1-19-09) (reviewed by Daniel Luft)

Promise of the Wolves by Dorothy Hearst (1-18-09) (reviewed by Ann Wilkes)

Young Che by Ernesto Guevara Lynch (1-17-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Rumpole Misbehaves by John Mortimer (1-16-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Dream City by Brendan Short (1-15-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Tokyo Fiancée by Amelie Nothomb (1-14-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Isabella Moon by Laura Benedict (1-13-09) (reviewed by Danielle Bullen)

Abbeville by Jack Fuller (1-12-09) (reviewed by Kirstin Merrihew)

Occupational Hazards by Jonathan Segura (1-11-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage) INTERVIEW

The Heretic's Daughter by Kathleen Kent (1-9-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Runner by Thomas Perry (1-8-09) (reviewed by Eleanor Bukowsky)

Nemesis by Jo Nesbo (1-6-09) (reviewed by Poornima Apte)

Land of Marvels by Barry Unsworth (1-4-09) (reviewed by Mary Whipple)

Gun Work by David J. Schow (1-3-09) (reviewed by Daniel Luft)

Somebody Owes Me Money by Donald E. Westlake (1-3-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Mosquito by Roma Tearne (1-2-09) (reviewed by Guy Savage)

Not Yet Drown'd by Peg Kingman (1-1-09) (reviewed by Lori Lamothe)

Go East, Young Man by Harrison Lebowitz (1-1-09) (reviewed by Clint Hunter)


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