Sunday, March 29, 2009

In My Mailbox - 1

Yay! My first In My Mailbox post!
Below is a list of books acquired this past week. Can't wait to dip into them.

This post was inspired by The Story Siren and Pop Culture Junkie. You can find out more information on how to setup your own In My Mailbox here. Make sure and add yourself to The Story Siren's Mr. Linky to share the books you've recently received.

Bought:


The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan
-because it is part of my Debut challenge picks
-My book review

You Are So Undead To Me by Stacey Jay
-because it is part of my Debut challenge picks


The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King
-because it is part of my Debut challenge picks
-My book review

FADE by Lisa McMann
-because I fell in love with Janie and Caleb and want to know what happens next


Borrowed:

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
-because she's hot right now with her latest release of City of Glass
-My book review

Celeste by V.C. Andrews
-because it is part of my VCA challenge picks
-My book review

Scott Pilgrim's Precious Little Life v.1 by Bryan Lee O'Malley
-because I heard that this graphic novel series was a hit at this year's NY Comic Con at the USA Today's PopCandy blog
-My book review

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

WAKE by Lisa McMann


WAKE by Lisa McMann
Genre: Paranormal, Romance
Published: 2008
Hardback: 210 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: After reading all the buzz about the upcoming sequel Fade on the YA blogs


Description from author's site:
For seventeen-year-old Janie, getting sucked into other people's dreams is getting old. Especially the falling dreams, the naked-but-nobody-notices dreams, and the sex-crazed dreams. Janie's seen enough fantasy booty to last her a lifetime.She can't tell anybody about what she does -- they'd never believe her, or worse, they'd think she's a freak. So Janie lives on the fringe, cursed with an ability she doesn't want and can't control.Then she falls into a gruesome nightmare, one that chills her to the bone. For the first time, Janie is more than a witness to someone else's twisted psyche. She is a participant....

My thoughts:
In-a-word: Dreamcatcher
The book is a real page turner. I zipped through this book pretty fast. I want to go back and re-read it. I liked how the author treats the dream world. Pretty believable. In some dream sequences I got some flashes of Freddie from the Nightmare on Elm Street films or maybe it's Wolverine from the X-men films. Scary. Interesting twists occur with Janie and her abilities and with Caleb (Janie's love interest) and his true identity. Loved how Janie starts to come into her own in the end. Dream manipulation has got me thinking.

Series reviews:
WAKE
FADE
GONE (release: February 2010)


Sunday, March 22, 2009

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson


Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Genre: Emotional Problems
Published: 1999
Paperback: 240 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: The 10th Anniversary hype and the reviews on Reviewer X and Presenting Lenore led me to read this gem.

Melinda Sordino busted an end-of-summer party by calling the cops. Now her old friends won't talk to her, and people she doesn't even know hate her from a distance. The safest place to be is alone, inside her own head. But even that's not safe. Because there's something she's trying not to think about, something about the night of the party that, if she let it in, would blow her carefully constructed disguise to smithereens. And then she would have to speak the truth.

My thoughts:
In-a-word: Him!
Whoa! I can see how this book is becoming a classic. I love how this story unfolds until the very end where the main character, Melinda, finally breaks out of her self-induced prison to save her friend.

If you haven't already, go check out Laurie Halse Anderson reading of her poem, Listen, which is based on all the fan mail she received about Speak. The poem is just as touching as the book.

Read my movie review.

Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer


Breaking Dawn by Stephenie Meyer
Genre: Paranormal, Romance
Published: 2008
Hardback: 756 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: To celebrate the DVD release of Twilight, I'm going to post my thoughts on the Twilight series which I read last year.

To be irrevocably in love with a vampire is both fantasy and nightmare woven into a dangerously heightened reality for Bella Swan. Pulled in one direction by her intense passion for Edward Cullen, and in another by her profound connection to werewolf Jacob Black, a tumultuous year of temptation, loss, and strife have led her to the ultimate turning point. Her imminent choice to either join the dark but seductive world of immortals or to pursue a fully human life has become the thread from which the fates of two tribes hangs.

Now that Bella has made her decision, a startling chain of unprecedented events is about to unfold with potentially devastating, and unfathomable, consequences. Just when the frayed strands of Bella's life--first discovered in Twilight, then scattered and torn in New Moon and Eclipse--seem ready to heal and knit together, could they be destroyed... forever?

My thoughts:
In-a-word: Transformation
Wonderful way to end the series! Bella grows up in a non-typical way. Many things are revealed with plenty of twists and turns. Oh yeah, lots of vampire and werewolves involved.

Check out vlog brothers with Hank's song rendition of I'm Not Edward Cullen.

Twilight Series reviews:
Twilight
New Moon
Eclipse
Breaking Dawn
Midnight Sun (per author, this is on hold)




Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer


Eclipse by Stephenie Meyer
Genre: Paranormal, Romance
Published: 2007
Hardback: 629 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: To celebrate the DVD release of Twilight, I'm going to post my thoughts on the Twilight series which I read last year.

Description from amazon.com:
As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob --- knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death. But which is which?

My thoughts:
In-a-couple-words: Puppy Love
More action and descriptions of the worlds of vampires and werewolves. I liked the focus on Jacob and his storyline regarding the Native Americans and Werewolf lore. This was the book that asked everyone, Team Edward? Team Jacob? or Team Switzerland?

Go Team Edward!

Twilight Series reviews:
Twilight
New Moon
Eclipse
Breaking Dawn
Midnight Sun (per author, this is on hold)

New Moon by Stephenie Meyer


New Moon by Stephenie Meyer
Genre: Paranormal, Romance
Published: 2006
Hardback: 563 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: To celebrate the DVD release of Twilight, I'm going to post my thoughts on the Twilight series which I read last year.
Recovered from the vampire attack that hospitalized her in the conclusion of Twilight, Bella celebrates her birthday with her boyfriend Edward and his family, a unique clan of vampires that has sworn off human blood. But the celebration abruptly ends when the teen accidentally cuts her arm on broken glass. The sight and smell of her blood trickling away forces the Cullen family to retreat lest they be tempted to make a meal of her. After all is mended, Edward, realizing the danger that he and his family create for Bella, sees no option for her safety but to leave. Mourning his departure, she slips into a downward spiral of depression that penetrates and lingers over her every step. Vampire fans will appreciate the subsequently dour mood that permeates the novel, and it's not until Bella befriends Jacob, a sophomore from her school with a penchant for motorcycles, that both the pace and her disposition begin to take off. Their adventures are wild, dare-devilish, and teeter on the brink of romance, but memories of Edward pervade Bella's emotions, and soon their fun quickly morphs into danger, especially when she uncovers the true identities of Jacob and his pack of friends.

My thoughts:
In-a-word: Depression
Absence makes the heart grow fonder is the theme in this book. I liked watching the friendship between Bella and Jacob blossom.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer


Twilight by Stephenie Meyer
Genre: Paranormal, Romance
Published: 2005
Paperback: 498 pages
Rating: 5

Inspiration: To celebrate the DVD release of Twilight, I'm going to post my thoughts on the Twilight series which I read last year.
Bella Swan's move to Forks, a small, perpetually rainy town in Washington, could have been the most boring move she ever made. But once she meets the mysterious and alluring Edward Cullen, Bella's life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn. Up until now, Edward has managed to keep his vampire identity a secret in the small community he lives in, but now nobody is safe, especially Bella, the person Edward holds most dear. Deeply romantic and extraordinarily suspenseful, Twilight captures the struggle between defying our instincts and satisfying our desires. This is a love story with bite.

My thoughts:
In-a-word: Immortal
I enjoyed the series about a romance between a human and vampire. I also admit that Twilight was my favorite of the 4 books. I love the way Stephenie Meyer explains how her vampire world could co-exist with the human one - pretty believable. And, this was the first place I've heard of vegetarian vampires.

From this paranormal teenage romance, the question arises as to whether Bella's love for Edward is worth turning immortal for.

My favorite podcasts on the Twilight series:


Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Flowers in the Attic (1987) movie


Flowers in the Attic (1987)
Director: Jeffrey Bloom
Based on book: Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
Rating: 2
Tagline: Home Sweet Home Is Murder

Inspiration:
Out of curiousity, I picked up the 1987 movie version of Flowers in the Attic at the library to compare to the book. I don't remember watching it when it came out so that was another incentive for me.
Although it is not an Academy Award winner it was interesting to see in IMDB that this film got some recognition in the movie world.

Louise Fletcher (played Grandmother)nominated in 1988 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress

Kristy Swanson (played Cathy)won in 1989 Young Artist Award for Best Young Actress in a Horror or Mystery Motion Picture

And, the sweetest treat of the movie is that V.C. Andrews made a cameo as a window washing maid.

My thoughts:
Per usual, the book was better than the movie. The screenplay picked up most of the elements of the book. However, it barely touched on the incest part which is what made the book so intrigueing to fans. I didn't like the casting for the Grandmother and Cathy. Both actresses are great but I envisioned the Grandmother older with waaay less makeup. And, Cathy should have been younger. Cathy was looking about the same age or even older than Chris in some scenes. The other beef I have with casting is that the Grandmother and Momma had helpers in keeping the children hidden i.e. the butler and the caretaker, so this went away from the book which emphasized the secrecy of the children.

On the flip side, the movie comes off alright for those who haven't read the book. The horror of a mother locking her children up in pursuit of money comes across well.

News flash
: The Complete V.C. Andrews site (News page), states that there is deal in the works for the movie remake of Flowers in the Attic with a screenplay written by Andrew Neiderman aka VCA ghostwriter!

Fun fact: Also at The Complete V.C. Andrews site (Bio page), turns out that Flowers in the Attic was based on a true story after all!

Read my book review.



Sunday, March 15, 2009

2009 Debut Authors Challenge

~~ completed ~~

I decided to join another challenge for this year which is hosted by The Story Siren. Basically the goal is to read a set number of YA or MG novels from debut authors published this year.

I've read some Young Adult novels in the past but thought this challenge would be a good way to read more from this genre. Since I'm starting late with this challenge, I'll try to go for at least 10 books. Below is a list of titles I'm interested in reading after reading reviews on the YA blogs listed on my sidebar. I'll add on more later. Now I have to go out and get some of these to start reading!

1. The Forest of Hands and Teeth by Carrie Ryan

2. Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey

3. The Dust of 100 Dogs by A.S. King

4. Dull Boy by Sara Cross

5. Prada and Prejudice by Mandy Hubbard

6. Never Slow Dance With A Zombie by E. Van Lowe



10. The Agency by Y.S. Lee


Challenges

Book Reading Challenges
AND
Mini-challenges


~~2018:

Aspen Words Literary Prize: 2018

Blog All About It: 2018

BookSparks Reading Challenge:
Summer 2014, Fall 2014
Summer 2015, Fall 2015
Spring 2016, Summer 2016, Fall 2016
Summer 2017
Summer 2018

Bout of Books Read-a-thon 21, 22, 23

Dewey's 24 hour Readathon:
April 2009, October 2009
October 2015 pt1, October 2015 pt2
October 2018 -tba

Fall Film Challenge: 2017, 2018

Paris in July: 2018

R.I.P. reading challenge: 2009, 2015, 2018

Tournament of Books - Rooster Award: 2016, 2017, 2018

Tournament of Books - Summer Challenge: 2018

World Reads: 2018

~~2017:

Cloak & Dagger Challenge: 2017

Dystopia Reading Challenge: 2017

Fall Film Challenge Bonus Round: 2017

Foodies Read Challenge: 2017

FrightFall Readathon: 2017

Independent Bookstore Day Challenge: 2017

Read-along: IT by Stephen King

Man Booker Prize Reading Challenge: 2015, 2017

Take Control of Your TBR Pile Challenge: 2017

~~2016:

Audiobook Challenge: 2016

Clean Slate Read-A-Thon: 2015

Film series: James Bond

Korean Book Challenge: 2016

Power of the Matchmaker: 2016

PopSugar Ultimate Reading Challenge: 2016

Love-A-Thon: 2016

~~2015:

Bookish Bingo challenge:
April-June 2014, October-December 2014
January-March 2015, April-June 2015

BookSparks YA Reading Challenge: Summer 2015

Clocks, Cogs and Mechanisms Reading Challenge: 2015

vvb32 reads book club: 2015

~~2014:

Japanese Literature Challenge: 2010, 2014

Literary Wives: 2014

Poetry: 2014

Dystopia reading challenge: 2014

Sookie Stackhouse: 2010, 2014

~~2011:

A Year of Feminist Classics: 2011

Being a Jane Austen Mystery Reading Challenge: 2011

Fantasy Reading Challenge: 2011

Full Steampunk Ahead Challenge: 2011

Mad Men Reading Challenge: 2010, 2011

Men in Uniform Reading Challenge: 2011

Nautical Fiction Reading Challenge: 2011

The Women of Science Fiction Book Club: 2011

Zombies: 2011

~~2010

All About the Brontes: 2010

Bottoms Up Reading Challenge: 2010

Debut Author Challenge: 2009, 2010

French Historicals - Oh-La-La! 2010

Helluva Halloween: 2009, 2010

Hogwarts Reading Challenge: 2010

Everything Austen: 2009, 2010

Jane Austen: 2010

Jane in June: 2010

Hello Japan! mini-challenges: 2010

Iron Seas series: 2010

Newbery Award: 2010

The Outlander Reading challenge: 2010

Scandinavian Reading Challenge: 2010

Skullvines Press: 2010

L.J. Smith: 2010

Thriller and Suspense: 2010

Women Unbound: 2010

Women Writers: 2010

Year End Wrap Up: 2010

~~2009

Alice in Wonderland Week: 2009

Bibliofreak's Kindle II: 2009

Body Image challenge week: 2009
fyi: Winner of Jane in Bloom by Deborah Lytton

Jane Austen Mix Match couples mini-challenge: 2009

November Novella challenge: 2009

Once Upon a Week: 2009

Pirate Week: 2009

V.C. Andrews book challenge: 2009

YA-Dystopian reading challenge: 2009

Books read by Subject

Action

Africa

Aliens

Audio - CD/audio book

Biography

Book Prize - winner or on nomination list

Box of Tissues

Chick-lit

Coloring Books

Comedy

Coming of Age

Contemporary Fiction

Essays

Cozy Mystery

Crafts

Crime

Dating

Drama

Dystopia

Emotional Problems

Erotica

Espionage

Family

Fantasy

Filipino

France

Friendship

Ghosts

Graphic Novel

Historical

Holiday

Horror

Iceland

Illness

Italy

Jane Austen theme and retellings

Japanese

Korea

LGBTQ

Magical Realism

Man Booker Prize

Memoir

Metaphysical

Middle East

Middle Grade / Tween

Miniatures

Movies

Mystery

New Adult

Paranormal

Pirates

Poetry

Post-apocalypse

Reference

Reincarnation

Road Trip

Romance

Rooster Award

Scotland

Scandinavian

Steampunk

Supernatural

Urban Fantasy

Vampires

Velvet

Travel

TV

Werewolves

Western

Witches

Zombies


Books read by Author: S-Z

Books read by Author: S-Z

S
Sacchetto, Rob
Sands, Patricia
Saunders, George
Schiller, Sophie
Schindler, Holly
Schloegel, K.A.
Schnakenberg, Robert
Schnall, Susie Orman
Schnyder, PJ
Schulte, Liz
Schulze, Christine E.
Schwartz, J.G.
Schweblen, Samanta
Scott, Dylan
Scott, Jess C.
Seaburn, David B.
Sedaris, David
Seidemann, Erin
Selzer, Adam
Semple, Maria
Sestero, Greg
Setterfield, Diane
Shafer, Mary Ann
Shafrir, Doree
Shamsie, Kamila
Shannon, Samantha
Shapton, Leanne
Sharrat, Mary
Shavin, Dana Lise
Shen, Ann
Shepard, Jim
Shepherd, Megan
Sherl, Gregory
Shickman, Allan Richard
Shin, Kyung-Sook
Shine, Joe
Shinn, Sharon
Silver, Dina
Sims, Jelani
Sissel, Barbara Taylor
Shonagan, Sei
Shoop, Kathleen
Showalter, Gena
Sittenfield, Curtis
Skeate, Sarah
Slater, David Michael
Sloan, Robin
Smith, Ali
Smith, Jeff
Smith, L.J.
Smith, Philip
Smith, Zadie
Snow, Sheena
Soares, L.L.
Solheim, Tracy
Somper, Justin
Soren, Sasha
Sovern, Megan Jean
Spooner, Meagan
Spradlin, Michael P.
Sprague, Todd
St. John Mandel, Emily
Stack, Levi
Staehle, Will
Stall, Sam
Stansel, Ian
Stapley, Marissa
Starrling, A.D.
Stedman, M.L.
Stein, Garth
Steinke, Lisa
Stepakoff, Jeffrey
Stevens, E.J.
Stewart, Michael F.
Stites, Jan
Stoffer, Lisa
Stocker, Bram
Stout, Katie M.
Stratford, Sarah-Jane
Stratton, A.Y.
Straub, Emma
Strayed, Cheryl
Stringham, Jean
Strout, Elizabeth
Sundin, Sarah
Suzuki, Koji
Sweet, Pat

T
Tagame, Gengoroh
Tahir, Sabaa
Takano, Ichigo
Talkington, Amy
Talley, Robin
Tamaki, Mariko
Tan, Cheryl Lu-Lien
Tartt, Donna
Taylor, Billy
Taylor, Laini
Taylor, Tom
Tedman, Nicola
Teigen, Chrissy
Temperance, Ichabod
Thomas, Matthew
Thomas, Paul
Thornton, Gypsy
Tisdall, Laura
Toboso, Yana
Tod, M.K.
Tolles, T. Lynne
Tolstoy, Leo
Tomsovic
Trollope, Joanna
Trombley, Susan
Trout, Jenny
Tse, Po
Tubb, Kristin O'Donnell
Tucholke, April Genevieve
Tucker, K.A.
Tyler, Aisha
Tyler, Anne


U

Una

V
Valente, Catherynne M.
Valentino, Nick
Vance, Talia
Van Lowe, E.
Van Meter, Jen
Van Bokkem, Vianka
Vapnyar, Lara
Vasquez, Juan Gabriel
Vaughn, Carrie
Vayden, Kristin
Verday, Jessica
Vegara, Mª Isabel Sánchez
Vincent, Rachel
Von Bargen, Sarah
Von Booy, Simon
Vought, Tanya
Vyleta, Dan

W
Wacklawiak, Karolina
Wade, Christine
Walker, D.B.
Walker, Wendy
Wallace, Kathi
Wallace, Michael
Walter, Jess
Walter, Shells
Watson, S.J.
Watts, Stephanie Powell
Ward, David
Ware, Ruth
Wax, Wendy
Weber, Lenora Mattingly
Weiland, K.M.
Wertz, Julia
West, Kasie
West, Kyle
West, Stuart R.
Westerfeld, Scott
Wheaton, Kimber Leigh
Williams, Carol Lynch
Williams, Timothy
Whitaker, Kayla Rae
Winters, Ben H.
White, Karey
White, Skyler
Whitehead, Colson
Whitten, Zoe E.
Whytock, Cherry
Wicoff, Kamy
Wilde, Oscar
Williams, June
Williams, Timothy
Willingham, Bill
Willis, Katrina
Wilson, Andrew
Wilson, Anne
Wilson, Enid
Winfield, Ryan
Winfrey, Oprah
Winters, Ben H.
Wood, Jenny
Woodland, Lani
Wollstonecraft, Mary
Woolf, Jenny
Wouters, Sherrie
Wright, Julie
Wrighton, Karen
Wyler, Allen

X
Xi, Xu

Y
Yanagihara, Hanya
Yolen, Jane
Yoshimoto, Banana
Young, Samantha
Yukanavitch, Lidia

Z
Zarr, Sara
Zheutlin, Peter
Zindel, Paul

Books read by Author: M-R

Books read by Author: M-R

M
Maas, Sarah J.
Maberry, Jonathan
MacAlister, Katie
MacCallum, E.M.
Madden-Mills, Ilsa
Maggs, Sam
Manning, Lona
Matson, Morgan
MacColl, Michaela
Mackin, Jeanne
MacSweeney, Christina
Madden-Mills, Ilsa
Madigan, L.K.
Madison, Bennett
Malladi, Amula
Mallo, Ernesto
Maloney, Alison
Mancusi, Marianne
Maniscalco, Kerri
Marchetta, Melina
Marion, Isaac
Marks, Sara
Marlowe, Mary Ann
Marou, Suehiro
Marr, Melissa
Marra, Anthony
Marroh, Julie
Marx, Ed
Mas, Sophie
Massey, Sujata
Matson, Morgan
Matsumoto, Seicho
Matthews, Jason
Maum, Courtney
Maxwell, Robin
May, Elizabeth
Maya, Tara
Mazur, Cathy
Mazza, Michael
McCahan, Erin
McCann, Jim
McCarthy, Cormac
McCloud, Scott
McConnell, Lucy
McCullough, Joseph
McEntyre, Myra
McFarlane, Fiona
McGarry, Katie
McGill, Kevin
McGowan, Maureen
McGregor, Jon
McGuire, Jamie
McHugh, Jessica
McKay, Kirsty
McKenna, Elizabeth
McKenna, Kathleen
McLoughlin, Rosemary
McNab, Nan
McNamara, Michelle
Mead, Richelle
Meadows, Jodi
Mecum, Ryan
Metcalf, Karen
Meier, Nicole
Melnick, Lisa Suguitan
Menon, Sandhya
Meserve, Dete
Meyer, Stephenie
Meyers, J.
Michaels, Emma
Miéville, China
Millar, Martin
Miller, Elise
Miller, Madeline
Millet, Lydia
Mirza, Fatima Farheen
Moggach, Lotte
Moireau, Fabrice
Monette, Ginger
Moning, Karen Marie
Monroe-Cassel, Chelsea
Montes, Marisa
Montgomery, Anne
Montpetit, Kimberley
Moon, Jeannie
Moore, Heather B.
Moore, Marsha A.
Moore, Meg Mitchell
Morales, Yuyi
Moran, Caitlin
Moran, Michelle
Moriarty, Liane
Moshfegh, Ottessa
Moskowitz, Hannah
Motion, Andrew
Mott, Jason
Mowbray, Peter
Moyer, Geff
Moyes, Jojo
Murakami, Haruki

N
Nack, Leslie Johansen
Nalebuff, Rachel Kauder
Nasser, Nillu
Nazemian, Abdi
Neal, Bethany
Nicholls, David
Nichols, Lee
Nichols, Peter
Nicholson, Scott
Niffenegger, Audrey
Niven, Jennifer
Noelle, Jo
Nolan, Lea
Norrie, Christine
Nunez, Sigrid
Nutting, Alissa
Nyhan, Loretta

O
Obata, Fumio
O'Donnell, Lisa
O'Keefe, S. Alexander
Oakes, Colleen
Ogden, Skye
Oketani, Shogo
Okon, Michael
Oliver, Mary
Oliver, Tess
O'Malley, Bryan Lee
O'Neal, Eilis
Oppel, Kenneth
Oram, Kelly
O'Reilly, Sean
Ostow, David
Ostow, Micol
Ostryzniuk, Evan
Ozeki, Ruth

P
Paffenroth, Kim
Palmer, Amanda
Palmer, Dexter
Palmieri, Suzanne
Pamuk, Orhan
Paolini, Carlos
Pattillo, Beth
Pattou, Edith
Paul, Christophe
Pauley, Phil
Pavan, Ernesto
Pearl, Melissa
Pearson, Douglas K.
Peeler, Nicole
Pennebaker, Ruth
Perri, Camille
Perrotta, Tom
Pessl, Marisha
Peterson, Holly
Philips, Fleur
Phillips, Billy
Phillips, Jordan
Picoult, Jodi
Pike, Aprilynne
Pilkey, Dav
Pillsworth, Anne M.
Pingwa, Jia
Pliscou, Lisa
Poe, Edgar Allen
Poeppel, Amy
Porter, Jane
Porter, Sarah
Powers, Stephen
Pratt, James Michael
Preble, Joy
Preston, Caroline
Price, Richard
Prose, Francine
Prudhomme, David
Pruitt, Raechel

Q
Quinn, Brigitte
Quinn, Russell
Quintenz, Jennifer

R
Ramos, James
Rao, Simi K.
Raphael, Kate
Rash, Andy
Raybourn, Deanna
Reck, Jared
Redondo, Dolores
Reed, Angie L.
Reed, Philip
Rees, Celia
Reeve, Philip
Reichl, Ruth
Reid, Taylor Jenkins
Reilly, Andee
Revezzo, Juli D.
Reynolds, Luke
Rhodes, Nick
Richey, Kevin
Rigel, L.K.
Right, Emma
Rigler, Laura Viera
Riley, Regina
Rindell, Suzanne
Roberts, Jeyn
Robertson, Craig
Robuck, Erika
Roman, Robert C.
Romano, Nina
Rose, Camille
Rose, Helen
Rose, Joel
Rose, L.D.
Rose, M.J.
Rosenberg, Nancy Taylor
Roth, Veronica
Rothfuss, Pat
Rouda, Kaira
Roux, Madeleine
Rowland, Laura Joh
Rowling, J.K.
Ruskovich, Emily
Ruta, Domenica
Rutkoski, Marie
Ryan, Carrie
Ryan, Lisa Consiglio

Books read by Author: G-L

Books read by Author: G-L

G

Gaiman, Neil
Galenorne, Yasmine
Gardiner, Kat
Gardner, Kate
Garza, Alé
Gear, Kathleen O’Neal
Gear, W. Michael
Geddes, Meia
Gelman, Judy
Genova, Lisa
George, Caroline
George, Nina
Gerber, Linda
Giffin, Emily
Gillespie, Samantha
Gilman, Charles
Girard, Danielle
Girard, Geoffrey
Gleason, Colleen
Glines, Abbi
Goff, Christine
Goffigan, L.D.
Goldsher, Alan
Goodman, Alison
Goodman, Carol
Goodwin, Daisy
Gortner, C.W.
Gough, Erin
Goyer, Tricia
Graham, Winston
Grange, Amanda
Gray, Claudia
Gray, Nathalie
Green, Jane
Green, John
Green, Layton
Greenwood, Kerry
Grey, O.M.
Griffin, Adele
Griffith, Victoria
Griffiths, N.P.
Grinnell, Sheila
Grover, Lorie Ann
Gude, Paul
Gugunishvili, Nino
Gulland, Sandra
Gupta, Ruchira
Gyasi, Yaa

H
Habash, Gabe
Hahn, Mary Downing
Haines, Jess
Hale, Shannon
Hamdouchi, Abdelilah
Hamid, Mohsin
Hamilton, Laurell K.
Han, Jenny
Hanakuma, Yusaku
Hanazawa, Kengo
Hand, Cynthia
Handeland, Lori
Haran, Maeve
Harkness, Deborah
Harland, Richard
Harper, Jane
Harris, Carrie
Harris, Charlaine
Harrison, Mette Ivie
Hart, Melissa
Hartje, Shawn
Hartman, Rachel
Hartness, John G.
Haruf, Kent
Haston, Meg
Hatchel, Leslie
Hayes, Samantha
Hayes, Suzanne
Hawkins, Rachel
Hegarty, Kate
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