All Book Reviews & Commentary

All Book Reviews & Commentary

I read a lot.



  • Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen
  • Valerian & Laureline Comics by Pierre Christin and Jean-Claude Mézières
  • Deep Work by Cal Newport
  • Gallery of Unfinished Girls by Lauren Karcz
  • Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory
  • A Wild Sheep Chase by Haruki Murakami
  • Running with the Mind of Meditation by Sakyong Mipham
  • Save Me, Kurt Cobain by Jenny Manzer
  • The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • Exit West by Mohsin Hamid
  • Wherever You Go There You Are by Jon Kabat-Zinn
  • The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley by Hannah Tinti
  • Crying for the Moon by Mary Walsh
  • Wonder by Raquel J. Palacio
  • The Marshlands by Matthew Olshan
  • My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  • We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson
  • Panic in a Suitcase by Yelena Akhtiorskaya
  • The Letter Writer by Dan Fesperman
  • The Adjacent by Christopher Priest

Reading Challenge

Started 1.1.15; Updated 12.05.15; Completed 51/74 (Excluding duplicates)


Yearly Book Recaps



  • The Time Machine by H.G. Wells
  • Bird Box by Josh Malerman
  • Brooklyn by Colm Toibin
  • Hatchet by Gary Paulsen
  • Here is New York by E. B. White
  • The Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman
  • Let The Northern Lights Erase Your Name by Vendela Vida
  • A Tree Grows in Brooklyn Betty Smith
  • What is Tao? by Alan Watts
  • The Tao of Pooh by Ben Hoff
  • Tea with the Black Dragon by R. A. MacAvoy
  • The Three Body Problem by Catherine Shaw
  • The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
  • Lumberjanes by by Noelle Stevenson (Author), Brooke A Allen (Illustrator), Shannon Watters (Contributor)
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
  • Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
  • Seven HP Lovecraft Storeis by HP Lovecraft
  • A Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon
  • Art of Memoir by Mary Karr
  • Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman
  • Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier
  • All We Had by Annie Weatherwax
  • Of Dice and Men by David M. Ewalt
  • Born Standing Up by Steve Martin
  • Men Explain Things To Me by Rebecca Solnit
  • When God Was a Rabbit by Sarah Winman
  • The Fireman by Joe Hill
  • The Isle of the Lost by Melissa de la Cruz
  • The Snarkout Boys and the Avocado of Death by Daniel Pinkwater
  • I’m Thinking of Ending Things by Iain Reid
  • History of God by Karen Armstrong
  • What I Talk About When I Talk About Running by Haruki Murakami
  • The Queen of the Night by Alexander Chee
  • Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel
  • How to Fail at Almost Everything and Still Win Big by Scott Adams
  • Room by Emma Donoghue
  • The Fever by Megan Abbott
  • Dietland by Sarai Walker
  • Party of One by Dave Holmes
  • Better Than Before by Gretchen Rubin
  • I Am No One by Patrick Flannery
  • In the Dark Dark Wood by Ruth Ware
  • The Girls by Emma Cline