Book Reviews

As I post more to this site, I will be updating and maintaining this master list of all my book reviews so there can be a quick and easy way to browse through them. Each book review includes a rating of 1 – 5 stars. If you would like to get an idea of what I mean by each rating, you can read this.

By Author:

Angelou, Maya

Auel, Jean

Campbell Barnes, Margaret

Carey, Alice

Carey, Jacqueline

Carey, Lisa

Chiaverini, Jennifer

Collins, Billy

Connolly, John

de Lint, Charles

Fitzgerald, F. Scott

Gaiman, Neil

Gregory, Philippa

Haeger, Diane

Hemingway, Ernest

Kaye, M. M.

Llywelyn, Morgan

Lydon, Susan

Masters, Edgar Lee

Maxwell, Robin

McKinley, Robin

McNally, Joe

Milford, Nancy

Murphy, Louise

Neruda, Pablo

Niffenegger, Audrey

Ozma, Alice

Parker, Dorothy

Pearl-McPhee, Stephanie

Riggs, Ransom

Seante, Melissa

Setterfield, Diane

Trevor, William

Walker, Alice

Weir, Alison

Windling, Terri

Yolen, Jane

By Title:

All Wound Up by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (5 Stars)

At Knit’s End: Meditations for Women Who Knit Too Much By Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (5 Stars)

Ballistics by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

The Book of Lost Things By John Connolly  (5 Stars)

Brendan by Morgan Llywelyn  (3 Stars)

Briar Rose by Jane Yolen (4 Stars)

The Constant Princess by Philippa Gregory (3 Stars)

Elm Creek Quilts Series by Jennifer Chiaverini

The Wedding Quilt by Jennifer Chiaverini (2 Stars)

Even the Stars Look Lonesome by Maya Angelou (4 Stars)

Free Range Knitter by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee (5 Stars)

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman (4 Stars)

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (4 Stars)

Hard Times Require Furious Dancing by Alice Walker (4 Stars)

Horoscopes for the Dead by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

I’ll Know It When I See It: A Daughter’s Search for Home in Ireland by Alice Carey (2 Stars)

In the Country of the Young by Lisa Carey (4 Stars)

Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir (3 Stars)

King’s Fool by Margaret Campbell Barnes (3 Stars)

Knitting Heaven and Earth: Healing the Heart with Craft by Susan Gordon Lydon (4 Stars)

The Knitting Sutra: Crafts as Spiritual Practice by Susan Gordon Lydon (3 Stars)

Kushiel’s Legacy Series by Jacquline Carey

Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

Kushiel’s Chosen by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

Kushiel’s Avatar by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

Kushiel’s Scion by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

Kushiel’s Justice by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

 Kushiel’s Mercy by Jacqueline Carey (5 Stars)

Naamah’s Kiss by Jacqueline Carey (3 Stars)

Naamah’s Curse by Jacqueline Carey (3 Stars)

Namaah’s Blessing by Jacqueline Carey (3 Stars)

The Land of Painted Caves by Jean Auel (2 Stars)

Letter to My Daughter by Maya Angelou  (5 Stars)

The Love Goddess’ Cooking School by Melissa Senate (3 Stars)

Mademoiselle Boleyn by Robin Maxwell (3 Stars)

The Mermaids Singing by Lisa Carey (4 Stars)

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (2 Stars)

The Moment It Clicks by Joe McNally (5 Stars)

A Moveable Feast by Ernest Hemingway (4 Stars)

Newford Series by Charles de Lint

Promises to Keep by Charles de Lint (4 Stars)

The Onion Girl by Charles de Lint (5 Stars)

Widdershins by Charles de Lint (5 Stars)

Someplace to Be Flying by Charles de Lint (5 Stars)

The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway (4 Stars)

The Ordinary Princess by M. M. Kaye (5 Stars)

The Outlaws of Sherwood by Robin McKinley (5 Stars)

Phenomenal Women by Maya Angelou  (4 Stars)

Picnic, Lightning by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

The Portable Dorothy Parker by Dorothy Parker (4 Stars)

Questions about Angels by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

The Reading Promise by Alice Ozma (4 Stars)

Sailing Alone Around the Room by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

Savage Beauty: The Life of Edna St. Vincent Millay by Nancy Milford (3 Stars)

The Secret Bride by Diane Haeger (3 Stars)

The Secret Life of a Knitter by Stephanie Pearl McPhee (5 Stars)

Spoon River Anthology by Edgar Lee Masters (5 Stars)

The Story of Lucy Gault by William Trevor (2 Stars)

Things I Learned From Knitting… Whether I Wanted To Or Not by Stephanie Pearl McPhee (5 Stars)

The Thirteenth Tale By Diane Setterfield (5 Stars)

The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger (5 Stars)

The Trouble with Poetry and Other Poems by Billy Collins (4 Stars)

The True Story of Hansel and Gretel by Louise Murphy (4 Stars)

Twenty Love Poems and a Song of Despair by Pablo Neruda (5 stars)

The Wood Wife by Terri Windling (5 Stars)


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