Book Reviews by Rating

Reviews By Rating

Bookmarks are used in lieu of stars


While I’ve read many 5 bookmark books in my day, I haven’t reviewed any yet…


A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson

Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys

Precious by Sandra Novack


Alfred Hitchcock and the Making of Psycho by Stephen Rebello (reviewed by my husband)

Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver

Black Milk by Elif Shafak

Collector, The by John Fowles (Guest post and review on Pattinase’s blog)

Deep Down True by Juliette Fay

I Suck at Girls by Justin Halpern

It Could Be Worse, You Could Be Me by Ariel Leve

Knit the Season by Kate Jacobs

Man Who Loved Books Too Much, The by Allison Hoover Bartlett

Murderer’s Daughters, The by Randy Susan Meyers

Queen of Palmyra, The by Minrose Gwin

Perfect Fifths by Megan McCafferty

Pretty in Plaid by Jen Lancaster

Red Hook Road by Ayelet Waldman

Shanghai Girls by Lisa See

Spin by Robert Rave

Under the Dome by Stephen King

Wilder Life, The by Wendy McClure


Admit One by Emmett James

Best Intentions by Emily Listfield

Bungalow, The by Sarah Jio

Captain, The by Ian O’Connor

Cutting Loose by Nadine Dajani

Drinking Closer to Home by Jessica Blau

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel

In Stitches by Anthony Youn, MD

In the Wake of the Boatman by Jonathon Scott Fuqua

Lost Lustre by Josh Karlen

Little Gale Gumbo by Erika Marks

Mudbound by Hillary Jordan

My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares

On Folly Beach by Karen White

Patron Saint of Used Cars and Second Chances, The by Mark Millhone

Plight of the Darcy Brothers, The by Marsha Altman

Reunion by Therese Fowler

Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman

Spoiled by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan

Stay by Allie Larkin

Summer House by Nancy Thayer

These Things Hidden by Heather Gudenkauf

U is for Undertow by Sue Grafton

Up For Renewal by Cathy Alter

Violets of March, The by Sarah Jio

Weight of Silence, The by Heather Gudenkauf


Fiction Ruined My Family by Jeanne Darst

Girls from Ames, The by Jeffrey Zaslow

Good Enough To Eat by Stacey Ballis

In the Bag by Kate Klise

Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

My Fair Lazy by Jen Lancaster

Last Call at the 7-Eleven by Kevin Cowherd

Texicans, The by Nina Vida

Then Came You by Jennifer Weiner

Two Years, No Rain by Shawn Klomparens


Between Friends by Kristy Kiernan

Dead End Gene Pool by Wendy Burden

Don’t Call Me a Crook! by Bob Moore

Last Night at Chateau Marmont by Lauren Weisberger

On Maggie’s Watch by Ann Wertz Garvin

Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake, The by Aimee Bender

Pillow Book of Lotus Lowenstein, The by Libby Schmais

Seamstress of Hollywood Boulevard, The by Erin McGraw

Signs of Life: A Memoir by Natalie Taylor

Simply from Scratch by Alicia Bessette

Sitting Swing, The by Irene Watson

Wish Maker, The by Ali Sethi

Wishful Drinking by Carrie Fisher


American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld

Between You and Me by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Bone by Bone by Carol O’Connell

Bumped by Megan McCafferty

Miss Julia Renews Her Vows by Ann B. Davis

On the Outside Looking Indian by Rupinder Gill

The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner


Confessions of a Rebel Debutante by Anna Fields

Here’s The Story by Maureen McCormick

Life After Genius by M. Ann Jacoby

Mia the Magnificent by Eileen Boggess

Time of My Life by Allison Winn Scotch

You Better Not Cry by Augusten Burroughs

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Citizen Dick by Richard Arneson

Pretty: A Novel by Jillian Lauren

Sweet Valley Confidential by Francine Pascal

You’re (Not) the One by Alexandra Potter

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