– Book Reviews by Genre

Keep in mind that books often cross over 3, 4, 5+ genres and sub-genres. I am placing them in the one category I think is best. In rare occasions, I may place them in more than one. If you are looking for a specific type of book to read, I suggest you look in several categories that may be close.

ANGELS

Fitzpatrick, Becca- Hush, Hush #1: Hush, Hush, Hush, Hush #2: Crescendo, Hush, Hush #3: Silence, Hush, Hush #4: Finale

Kate, Lauren- Fallen #4: Rapture

APOCALYPTIC

Aguirre, Ann- Razorland #1: Enclave

Ahern, Jerry- Survivalist #1: Total War

Bacigalupi, Paolo- Windup Girl #1: Calorie Man (The), Windup Girl #2: Yellow Card Man, Windup Girl #3: Windup Girl (The)

Block, Francesca Lia- Love in the Time of Global Warming

Carey, Anna- Eve #1: Eve, Eve #2: Once

Charbonneau, Joelle – The Testing #1: The Testing

Columbus, Nocomus- Red Flood

Dashner, James- Maze Runner #1: The Maze Runner

Druga, Jacqueline- Beginnings #1: The Silent Victor

Eighty Six- Cathartes #1: Cathartes Aura and the Apocalypse Zoo, Cathartes #2: Cathartes Aura on the Road to Nowhere

Godwin, Pam- Trilogy of Eve #1: Dead of Eve

Heller, Peter- Dog Stars (The)

Holley, David- Eden

Howey, Hugh- Silo #1: Wool, Silo #1-5: Wool

Itäranta, Emmi – Memory of Water

Kunstler, James Howard- World Made by Hand #1: World Made by Hand

Lundy, W.J.- Darkness (The)

Mandel, Emily St. John- Station Eleven

McEachern, S.M.- Sunset Rising

McGinnis, Mindy- Not a Drop to Drink #1: Not a Drop to Drink

Pfeffer, Susan Beth- Last Survivors #4: The Shade of the Moon

Pierce, Monica Enderle- Girl Under Glass

Platt, Sean, & David Wright- Yesterday’s Gone: Season 1, Episode 1

Redling, S.G.- Flowertown

Sinclair, Matt- The Fall: Tales from the Apocalypse (edited)

Smith, Nicholas Sansbury- Tisaian Chronicles #0.1: Squad 19, Tisaian Chronicles #0.2: A Royal Knight

Willemin, Rena- Children of Grace #1: End of Faith: A Novel

Wright, Iain Rob- Ravage

BIOGRAPHY/ MEMOIR

Burpo, Todd- Heaven is for Real

Hitchens, Christopher- Mortality

Kaling, Mindy- Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Kurson, Robert- Shadow Divers

CHILDREN

Adams, Richard- Watership Down

Cosmo, A.J.- Monsters A to Z

Danziger, Paula- Amber Brown #10: Amber Brown is Tickled Pink

Hargreaves, Roger- Little Miss #1: Little Miss Bossy

Howe, James- Bunnicula #1: Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery, Bunnicula #2: Howliday Inn, Bunnicula #3: The Celery Stalks at Midnight, Bunnicula #4: Nighty Nightmare, Bunnicula #5: Return to Howliday Inn, Bunnicula #6: Bunnicula Strikes Again!, Bunnicula #7: Bunnicula Meets Edgar Allan Crow

Jonell, Lynne- Emmy #1: Emmy and the Incredible Shrinking Rat, Emmy #2: Emmy and the Home for Troubled Girls

O’Brien, Robert C.- Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH

Pilkey, Dav- Captain Underpants 1: The Adventures of Captain Underpants

Scieszka, Jon- Time Warp Trio #1: Knights of the Kitchen Table, Time Warp Trio #2: The Not-So-Jolly Roger, Time Warp Trio #3: The Good, the Bad, and the Goofy, Time Warp Trio #4: Your Mother Was a Neanderthal, Time Warp Trio #5: 2095, Time Warp Trio #6: Tut Tut, Time Warp Trio #7: Summer Reading is Killing Me!, Time Warp #8: It’s All Greek to Me

Willems, Mo- Elephant & Piggie 2: My Friend is Sad, Elephant & Piggie 4: There Is a Bird on Your Head!, Elephant & Piggie 5: I Love My New Toy!, Elephant & Piggie 7: Are You Ready to Play Outside?, Elephant & Piggie 13: We Are in a Book!

CLASSICS

Adams, Richard- Watership Down

Bradbury, Ray- Fahrenheit 451

Fitzgerald, F. Scott- Great Gatsby (The)

Salinger, J.D.- Catcher in the Rye (The)

Wells, H.G.- World Set Free (The)

DON’T WANT TO RUIN THE SURPRISE

Carey, M.R.- Girl With All the Gifts (The)

DYSTOPIAN

Beck, Glenn (with Harriet Parke)- Agenda 21

Bradbury, Ray- Fahrenheit 451

Chaney, Ben- Son of Sedonia

Charbonneau, Joelle – The Testing #1: The Testing

Cline, Ernest- Ready Player One

Collins, Suzanne- Hunger Games #2: Catching Fire, Hunger Games #3: Mockingjay

Condie, Ally- Matched #3: Reached

Dashner, James- Maze Runner #1: The Maze Runner

Hill, Travis- Departure

Howey, Hugh- Silo #1: Wool

Jordan, Hillary- When She Woke

Joyce, Sean- Project Hope

Roth, Veronica- Divergent #1: Divergent, Divergent #2: Insurgent, Divergent #3: Allegiant

Shusterman, Neal- Unwind #1: Unwind, Unwind 1.5: UnStrung (short story), Unwind #2: UnWholly, Unwind #3: UnSouled

Smith, Nicholas Sansbury- Tisaian Chronicles #0.1: Squad 19, Tisaian Chronicles #0.2: A Royal Knight

Westerfeld, Scott- Uglies #1: Uglies, Uglies #2: Pretties, Uglies #3: Specials, Uglies #4: Extras

EROTICA

DuChamp, Melinda- Fifty Shades of Alice #1: Fifty Shades of Alice in Wonderland

Eros, Marata- Druid 1-3: Reapers, Bled & Harvest

Godwin, Pam- Trilogy of Eve #1: Dead of Eve

James, E. L.- Fifty Shades #1: Fifty Shades of Grey

Rice, Anne- Sleeping Beauty 1: The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty, Sleeping Beauty #2: Beauty’s Punishment, Sleeping Beauty #3: Beauty’s ReleaseSleeping Beauty #4: Beauty’s Kingdom

FANTASY

Brackston, Paula- Witch’s Daughter (The)

Falor, Janeal- You are Mine

Fitzpatrick, Becca- Hush, Hush #1: Hush, Hush, Hush, Hush #2: Crescendo, Hush, Hush #3: Silence, Hush, Hush #4: Finale

Gaiman, Neil- American Gods

Katsu, Alma- Taker #1: The Taker, Taker #2: The Reckoning, Taker #3: The Descent

Maguire, Gregory- Wicked Years #1: Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West

Moers, Walter- Zamonia #1: The 13 1/2 Lives of Captain Bluebear

Morgenstern, Erin- Night Circus (The)

Paige, Danielle- Dorothy Must Die #0.1: No Place Like OzDorothy Must Die #0.2: The Witch Must BurnDorothy Must Die #0.3: The Wizard Returns

Riggs, Ransom- Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Schwab, Victoria- Vicious 0.5: Warm Up

GENERAL FICTION

Anaya, Rudolfo- Bless Me, Ultima

Andersen, Kurt- True Believers

Andrews, V.C.- Dollanganger #1: Flowers in the Attic, Dollanganger #2: Petals on the Wind

Donoghue, Emma- Room

Erskine, Kathryn- Mockingbird

Fernando, Roshi- Homesick

Foer, Jonathan Safran- Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close

Fouqué, Friedrich de la Motte- Undine

Gaiman, Neil- Fortunately the Milk

Green, John- Fault in Our Stars (The)

Harrington, Rebecca- Penelope

Hawkins, Paula- Girl on the Train (The)

Koch, Herman- Dinner (The)

Márquez, Gabriel García- One Hundred Years of Solitude

Palacio, R.J.- Wonder

Palahniuk, Chuck- Beautiful You (WARNING), Invisible Monsters

Reese, Joe- TAAS: A Novel of the Standardized Examination by Joe Reese

Rowling, J.K.- Casual Vacancy (The)

Shriver, Lionel- We Need to Talk about Kevin

Spinelli, Jerry- Stargirl #1: Stargirl, Stargirl #2: Love, Stargirl

Suzuma, Tabitha- Forbidden

Urrea, Luis Alberto- Hummingbird’s Daughter (The)

Zusak, Markus- Book Thief (The)

GRAPHIC NOVELS

Kirkman, Robert- Walking Dead (The), Volume 1: Days Gone By, Walking Dead (The), Volume 2: Miles Behind Us, Walking Dead (The), Volume 15: We Find Ourselves, Walking Dead (The), Volume 16: A Larger World, Walking Dead (The), Volume 17: Something to Fear, Walking Dead (The), Volume 20: All Out War

Riley, Andy- Books of Bunny Suicides #1: The Book of Bunny Suicides, Books of Bunny Suicides #2: Return of the Bunny Suicides

Shanower, Eric- Oz #1: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (Marvel Illustrated)

HISTORICAL FICTION

Diamant, Anita- Red Tent (The)

Gardner, Sally- French Revolution #1: The Red Necklace

Gregory, Philippa- Order of Darkness #1: Changeling

Haddix, Margaret Peterson- Missing #5: Caught, Missing #6: Risked

Hoffman, Alice- Dovekeepers (The)

Plaidy, Jean- Lucrezia Borgia 1: Madonna of the Seven Hills, Lucrezia Borgia #2: Light on Lucrezia

Simons, Paullina- Tatiana & Alexander #1: The Bronze Horseman, Tatiana & Alexander #2: Tatiana and Alexander

Werfel, Franz- The Song of Bernadette

Zusak, Markus- Book Thief (The)

HISTORY

Schanzer, Rosalyn- Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

HORROR

Blake, Kendare- Anna #1: Anna Dressed in Blood

Del Toro, Guillermo- Strain #1: The Strain, Strain #2: The Fall, Strain #3: The Night Eternal

Gaiman, Neil- Click Clack the Rattlebag

Maberry, Jonathan- V-Wars

Yovanoff, Brenna- Replacement (The)

HUMOR

Castro, Adam-Troy- Z is for Zombie

Davidson, Mary Janice- Undead #1: Undead and Unwed, Undead #2: Undead and Unemployed, Undead #3: Undead and Unappreciated, Undead #4: Undead and Unreturnable, Undead #5: Undead and Unpopular, Undead #6: Undead and Uneasy, Undead  #7: Undead and Unworthy, Undead #8: Undead and Unwelcome, Undead #9: Undead and Unfinished, Undead #10: Undead and Undermined, Undead #11: Undead and UnstableUndead #15: Undead and Done

Kaling, Mindy- Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns)

Troost, J. Maarten- Sex Lives of Cannibals (The)

MYSTERY

Hawkins, Paula- Girl on the Train (The)

Maberry, Jonathan- Joe Ledger #1: Patient Zero

Pötzsch, Oliver- Hangman’s Daughter #1: The Hangman’s Daughter

NON-FICTION/ SELF-HELP

Creekside, Brian- Meeting Women’s (Low) Expectations

Fox, Mem- Reading Magic

Gay, Roxane- Bad Feminist

Schanzer, Rosalyn- Witches: The Absolutely True Tale of Disaster in Salem

PARANORMAL ROMANCE

POETRY/ VERSE

Eighty Six- Cathartes #1: Cathartes Aura and the Apocalypse Zoo, Cathartes #2: Cathartes Aura on the Road to Nowhere

Eliot, T.S.- Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats

RELIGIOUS CRITICISM/ SKEPTICISM

Christina, Greta- Why Are You Atheists So Angry? 99 Things that Piss Off the Godless

RELIGIOUS FICTION

Diamant, Anita- Red Tent (The)

ROMANCE

Simons, Paullina- Tatiana & Alexander #1: The Bronze Horseman, Tatiana & Alexander #2: Tatiana and Alexander

SCIENCE FICTION

Card, Orson Scott- Ender’s Saga #1: Ender’s Game, First Formic War #1: Earth Unaware, First Formic War #2: Earth Afire

Chaney, Ben- Son of Sedonia

Dick, Philip K.- Man in the High Castle (The)

Hill, Travis- Departure

Hogarth, M.C.A.- Stories of the Jokka: Freedom, Spiced and Drunk

Kaufman, Amie – The Illuminae Files #1: Illuminae

Meyer, Marissa- Lunar Chronicles #0.5: Glitches (short story), Lunar Chronicles #1: Cinder, Lunar Chronicles #1.5: The Queen’s Army (short story)

Russell, Mary Doria- The Sparrow #1: The Sparrow, The Sparrow #2: Children of God

Scalzi, John- Old Man’s War #1: Old Man’s War

Schwab, Victoria- Vicious 0.5: Warm Up

Wilson, Daniel H.- Robopocalypse

SPECULATIVE

Brooks, Albert- 2030: The Real Story of What Happens to America

Grahame-Smith, Seth- Unholy Night

Haddix, Margaret Peterson- Missing #5: Caught, Missing #6: Risked

Roberts, Tyler- Truth’s Blood

STEAMPUNK

THRILLER

VAMPIRES

Davidson, Mary Janice- Undead #1: Undead and Unwed, Undead #2: Undead and Unemployed, Undead #3: Undead and Unappreciated, Undead #4: Undead and Unreturnable, Undead #5: Undead and Unpopular, Undead #6: Undead and Uneasy, Undead  #7: Undead and Unworthy, Undead #8: Undead and Unwelcome, Undead #9: Undead and Unfinished, Undead #10: Undead and Undermined, Undead #11: Undead and UnstableUndead #12: Undead and UnsureUndead #15: Undead and Done

Del Toro, Guillermo- Strain #1: The Strain, Strain #2: The Fall, Strain #3: The Night Eternal

Drake, Jocelynn- Dark Days #1: Nightwalker, Dark Days #2: Dayhunter, Dark Days #3: Dawnbreaker, Dark Days #4: Pray for Dawn

Harris, Charlaine- Sookie Stackhouse #13: Dead Ever After

Maberry, Jonathan- V-Wars

Matheson, Richard- I am Legend

Mead, Richelle- Bloodlines #2: The Golden Lily, Bloodlines #3: The Indigo Spell, Bloodlines #4: The Fiery Heart

Sherman, Beck- Revamp

WEREWOLVES

Stiefvater, Maggie- Wolves of Mercy Falls #3: Forever

WITCHES/ WARLOCKS

Brackston, Paula- Witch’s Daughter (The)

Garcia, Kami & Margaret Stohl- Caster Chronicles #1: Beautiful Creatures

ZOMBIES

Brooks, Max- World War Z

Castro, Adam-Troy- Z is for Zombie

Clothier, Bruce- Darkness Shattered (A)

Fleming, Sarah Lyons- Until the End of the World #1: Until the End of the World

Kirkman, Robert- Walking Dead (The), Volume 1: Days Gone By, Walking Dead (The), Volume 2: Miles Behind Us, Walking Dead (The), Volume 15: We Find Ourselves, Walking Dead (The), Volume 16: A Larger World, Walking Dead (The), Volume 17: Something to Fear, Walking Dead (The), Volume 19: March to War, Walking Dead (The), Volume 20: All Out War

Maberry, Jonathan- Benny Imura #1: Rot & Ruin, Benny Imura #2: Dust & Decay, Benny Imura #3: Flesh & Bone, Benny Imura #4: Fire & AshJoe Ledger #1: Patient Zero

Marion, Isaac- Warm Bodies #1: Warm Bodies

Moore, Christopher- Stupidest Angel (The)

Schubert, Sean- Alaskan Undead Apocalypse #2: Containment

Shan, Darren- Zom-B #1: Zom-B, Zom-B #2: Underground, Zom-B #3: City, Zom-B #4: Angels, Zom-B #5: Baby, Zom-B #6: GladiatorZom-B #7: Mission

Wright, Iain Rob- Ravage

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