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Black & white bookshelf (erinreads.com)This list of books I’ve talked about on Erin Reads, either in full or mini reviews, is alphabetical by author.

Titles I’ve read from my Classics Club list are here as well as on their own page.

I’ve also highlighted overall favorites in end-of-year posts:

Reviews on Erin Reads:

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Alcott, Louisa May: Little Women (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Alexie, Sherman: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (audiobook)
Alexie, Sherman: Flight (audiobook)
Anderson, Laurie Halse: Speak
Anderson, M.T.: Feed
Atwood, Margaret:The Blind Assassin (audiobook)
Atwood, Margaret: Oryx and Crake (audiobook)
Atwood, Margaret: The Year of the Flood (audiobook)
Austen, Jane: Northanger Abbey
Avery, Ellis: The Last Nude
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Bakewell, Liza: Madre: Perilous Journeys with a Spanish Noun
Barbery, Muriel: The Elegance of the Hedgehog (audiobook)
Barry, Dave & Ridley Pearson: Peter and the Starcatchers (audiobook)
Belfer, Lauren: City of Light
Benioff, David: City of Thieves (audiobook)
Bennett, Alan: The Uncommon Reader (audiobook)
Benson, Brian: Going Somewhere
Bonosky, Phillip: Burning Valley
Bradbury, Ray: Fahrenheit 451 (audiobook)
Bray, Libba: Going Bovine
Bronte, Charlotte: Jane Eyre
Brooks, Geraldine: Year of Wonders (Part 1 | Part 2)
Brown, Brené: Daring Greatly (audiobook)
Brown, Eleanor: The Weird Sisters (audiobook)
Bryson, Bill: A Walk in the Woods (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Burgis, Stephanie: A Most Improper Magick
Byatt, A.S.: Possession (Part 1 | Part 2)
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Carroll, Lewis: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland (audiobook)
Carroll, Lewis: Through the Looking-Glass (audiobook)
Carson, Rae: The Fire and Thorns trilogy (audiobooks)
Cashore, Kristin: Fire
Cashore, Kristin: Graceling
Castrovilla, Selene: The Girl Next Door
Chayil, Eishes: Hush
Chiaverini, Jennifer: Mrs. Lincoln’s Rival (audiobook)
Choldenko, Gennifer: Al Capone Shines My Shoes (audiobook)
Chopin, Kate: The Awakening
Cohn, Rachel & David Levithan: Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares
Cole, Joni B.: Another Bad-Dog Book
Collins, Wilkie: The Woman in White (Part 1 | Part 2)
Connelly, John: The Gates (audiobook)
Creech, Sharon: Walk Two Moons (audiobook)
Cunningham, Peter: The Sea and the Silence
Currey-Wilson, Ellen: The Big Turnoff
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Dahl, Roald: The Witches (audiobook)
Davies, Robertson: The Cunning Man
De Goldi, Kate: The ACB with Honora Lee
DeVallance, Russell: The Absent Traveler
Dickens, Charles: A Christmas Carol (audiobook)
Dicks, Matthew: Something Missing
Dicks, Matthew: Unexpectedly, Milo
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee: One Amazing Thing
Divakaruni, Chitra Banerjee: The Palace of Illusions
Donnelly, Jennifer: A Northern Light (audiobook)
Donnelly, Jennifer: Revolution
Donoghue, Emma: Frog Music (audiobook)
Dunn, Mark: Ella Minnow Pea
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Ebershoff, David: The 19th Wife (audiobook)
Edmunds, Lindsay: Cel & Anna
Eggers, Dave: Zeitoun (audiobook)
Esquivel, Laura: Like Water for Chocolate
Eugenides, Jeffrey: Middlesex (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Evaristo, Bernardine: Blonde Roots
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Farish, Terry: The Good Braider (audiobook)
Farooki, Roopa: Half Life
Farquharson, Vanessa: Sleeping Naked is Green
Fforde, Jasper: The Big Over Easy (audiobook)
Fforde, Jasper: The Eyre Affair
Fisher, Catherine: Incarceron
Fitzgerald, F. Scott: The Great Gatsby (audiobook)
Foer, Jonathan Safran: Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close (Part 1 | Part 2)
Forster, E.M.: The Hill of Devi (Part 1 | Part 2)
Forster, E.M.: A Passage to India (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Forster, E.M.: A Room with a View (Part 1 | Part 2)
Franklin, Ariana: Grave Goods
Franklin, Ariana: Mistress of the Art of Death
Franklin, Ariana: A Murderous Procession
Franklin, Ariana: The Serpent’s Tale
Franzen, Jonathan: The Corrections (Part 1 | Part 2)
Freitas, Donna: The Possibilities of Sainthood
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Gaiman, Neil: The Graveyard Book (audiobook)
Gaiman, Neil: Neverwhere (audiobook)
Garden, Nancy: Annie on My Mind (audiobook)
George, Margaret: Helen of Troy (audiobook)
Ghosh, Amitav: Sea of Poppies (Part 1 | Part 2)
Goodman, Eric: Tracks
Goolrick, Robert: A Reliable Wife (audiobook)
Green, John & David Levithan: Will Grayson, Will Grayson
Greenlaw, Linda: The Lobster Chronicles
Gregory, Philippa with David Baldwin and Michael Jones: The Women of the Cousins’ War
Gruen, Sara: Water for Elephants (audiobook)
Gulland, Sandra: The Last Great Dance on Earth
Gulland, Sandra: The Many Lives and Secret Sorrows of Josephine B
Gulland, Sandra: Tales of Passion, Tales of Woe
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Haines, Lise: Girl in the Arena
Haji, Nafisa: The Sweetness of Tears
Hall, Barbara: The Music Teacher
Hawthorne, Nathaniel: The Scarlet Letter (Part 1 | Part 2)
Heaney, Seamus (Sophocles): The Burial at Thebes (Antigone)
Hepler, Heather: The Cupcake Queen
Himmer, Steve: The Bee-Loud Glade
Hinnefeld, Joyce: Stranger Here Below
Homer: The Odyssey (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4)
Hornby, Nick: Juliet, Naked (audiobook)
Hornby, Nick: The Polysyllabic Spree
Hosseini, Khaled: A Thousand Splendid Suns
Hunt, Rebecca: Mr. Chartwell
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Ibsen, Henrik: A Doll’s House
Irving, John: The World According to Garp (audiobook)
Ishiguro, Kazuo: Never Let Me Go (Part 1 | Part 2)
Ishiguro, Kazuo: The Remains of the Day
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Jerome, Jerome K.: Three Men in a Boat (audiobook)
Jordan, Hillary: When She Woke
Juster, Norton: The Phantom Tollbooth
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Kafka, Franz: The Metamorphosis
Kane, Jessica Franics: The Report
Katz, Jon: Rose in a Storm
Kent, Kathleen: The Heretic’s Daughter (audiobook)
Kessler, Brad: Goat Song
King, Susan Fraser: Queen Hereafter
Kingman, Peg: Original Sins
Kingsolver, Barbara: Animal, Vegetable, Miracle
Kingsolver, Barbara: The Poisonwood Bible (Part 1 | Part 2)
Kingsolver, Barbara: Prodigal Summer
Klein, Daivd: Stash
Kluger, Steve: My Most Excellent Year
Kundera, Milan: The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Kushner, Tony: Angels in America
Kwok, Jean: Girl in Translation (audiobook)
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Lahiri, Jhumpa: Interpreter of Maladies
Lamb, Wally: I Know This Much Is True
Lancaster, Jen: My Fair Lazy
Langer, Adam: The Thieves of Manhattan
Larson, Erik: The Devil in the White City (audiobook)
Law, Ingrid: Savvy (audiobook)
Le Carré, John: The Spy Who Came In from the Cold
Lee, Harper: To Kill a Mockingbird (audiobook)
Lee, Y.S.: The Agency: The Body at the Tower
Lee, Y.S.: The Agency: A Spy in the House
Leegant, Joan: Wherever You Go
Lehane, Dennis: Moonlight Mile
Lewicka, Marina: A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian
Lewycka, Marina: Strawberry Fields
Lewis, C.S.: The Chronicles of Narnia (Part 1 | Part 2)
Lockhart, E.: The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks
Logan, Kirsty: The Gracekeepers
Lovecraft, H.P.: The Call of Cthulhu
Lortz, Rosanne: Road from the West
Luper, Eric: Seth Baumgartner’s Love Manifesto
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Machen, Craig: Still Life With Brass Pole
Maguire, Gregory: Confessions of an Ugly Stepsister (audiobook)
Maguire, Gregory: The Wicked Years series (audiobook)
Makkai, Rebecca: The Borrower (audiobook)
Mangla, Ravi: Understudies
Mantel, Hilary: Bring Up the Bodies (audiobook)
Mantel, Hilary: Wolf Hall (audiobook)
Maugham, W. Somerset: The Painted Veil
Maugham, W. Somerset: The Razor’s Edge (Part 1 | Part 2)
Maugham, W. Somerset: The Trembling of a Leaf
Mayes, Frances: Under Magnolia
McCann, Colum: Let the Great World Spin (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
McLaughlin, Emma and Nicola Kraus: The Nanny Diaries
Merullo, Roland: Lunch with Buddha
Miller Jr., Walter M.: A Canticle for Leibowitz
Minichillo, John: The Snow Whale
Mitchell, David: Black Swan Green
Mitchell, David: Cloud Atlas
Moffitt, Letitia: Sidewalk Dancing
Morton, Kate: The Distant Hours
Mukherjee, Bharati: Miss New India
Mullen, Thomas: The Revisionists
Müller, Herta: The Appointment (Part 1 | Part 2)
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Nafisi, Azar: Reading Lolita in Tehran
Nair, Kamala: The Girl in the Garden
Nemirovsky, Irene: Suite Francaise (audiobook)
Ness, Patrick: The Knife of Never Letting Go (Part 1 | Part 2)
Ness, Patrick: A Monster Calls
Newmark, Elle: The Sandalwood Tree
Niffenegger, Audrey: Her Fearful Symmetry
Novik, Naomi: His Majesty’s Dragon (audiobook)
Novik, Naomi: The Temeraire series (audiobook)
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O’Faolain, Nuala: Are You Somebody?
Ogawa, Yoko: The Housekeeper and the Professor
Oliveira, Robin: My Name is Mary Sutter
Oliver, Lauren: Delirium
Ondaatje, Michael: The English Patient (audiobook)
Orringer, Julie: The Invisible Bridge (audiobook)
Orwell, George: 1984
Orwell, George: Animal Farm (Part 1 | Part 2)
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Pamuk, Orhan: The Black Book
Patchett, Ann: Bel Canto (Part 1 | Part 2)
Patchett, Ann: The Magician’s Apprentice (audiobook)
Patchett, Ann: State of Wonder (audiobook)
Pennac, Daniel: The Rights of the Reader
Pfeffer, Susan Beth: The Dead and the Gone (audiobook)
Pfeffer, Susan Beth: Life as We Knew It (audiobook)
Pfeffer, Susan Beth: This World We Live In (audiobook)
Pollan, Michael: In Defense of Food
Pollan, Michael: The Omnivore’s Dilemma
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Rees, Celia: Sovay (audiobook)
Rilke, Rainer Maria: The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge (Part 1 | Part 2)
Roach, Mary: Packing for Mars
Roberts, Gregory David: Shantaram (audiobook)
Rodriguez, Deborah: A Cup of Friendship
Rouse, Wade: At Least in the City Someone Would Hear Me Scream
Rowell, Rainbow: Eleanor & Park (audiobook)
Rowell, Rainbow: Fangirl (audiobook)
Rubin, Gretchen: The Happiness Project
Russell, Mary Doria: The Sparrow
Russo, Richard: Bridge of Sighs (audiobook)
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Salinger, J.D.: The Catcher in the Rye
Saramago, José: Blindness
Saramago, José: Death with Interruptions
Satrapi, Marjane: The Complete Persepolis
Schlink, Bernhard: The Reader
Schlosser, Eric: Fast Food Nation (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Scott, Laura Ellen: Death Wishing
Sedaris, David: When You Are Engulfed in Flames (audiobook)
Shetterly, Caitlin: Made for You and Me
Shusterman, Neal: The Schwa was Here (audiobook)
Sijie, Dai: Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress
Simon, Rachel: The Story of Beautiful Girl (audiobook)
Skloot, Rebecca: The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks (audiobook)
Smith, Alisa and J.B. Mackinnon: Plenty
Smith, Betty: A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Part 1 | Part 2)
Smith, Dodie: I Capture the Castle (Part 1 | Part 2)
Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr: One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (audiobook)
Stead, Rebecca: When You Reach Me
Stefaniak, Mary Helen: The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia
Stevenson, Robert Louis: The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (audiobook)
Stoker, Bram: Dracula (audiobook)
Stork, Francisco X.: Marcelo in the Real World (audiobook)
Stringer, Helen: Spellbinder
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Tamm, Jayanti: Cartwheels in a Sari
Tanner, Haley: Vaclav and Lena
Thornton, Rosy: The Tapestry of Love
Toews, Miriam: Swing Low
Tohline, JM: The Great Lenore
Tóibín, Colm: Brooklyn (audiobook)
Troost, J. Maarten: Lost on Planet China (audiobook)
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Unknown: Beowulf (audiobook) (translated by Seamus Heaney)
Unknown: Gilgamesh (audiobook) (translated by Stephen Mitchell)
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Valente, Catherynne: The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making
Van Booy, Simon: Everything Beautiful Began After
Van Why, Artie: That Day in September
Verghese, Abraham: Cutting for Stone (Part 1 | Part 2)
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Walls, Jeannette: The Glass Castle (audiobook)
Webb, Heather: Becoming Josephine
Webb, Wendy: The Tale of Halcyon Crane
Wells, H.G.: The Island of Doctor Moreau
Westerfeld, Scott: Behemoth (audiobook)
Westerfeld, Scott: Leviathan (audiobook)
Wharton, Edith: The House of Mirth (audiobook) (Part 1 | Part 2)
Wilde, Oscar: The Picture of Dorian Gray
Wiles, Deborah: Countdown
Williamson, Kate T.: At A Crossroads
Winchester, Simon: The Professor and the Madman (audiobook)
Woginrich, Jenna: Made from Scratch
Woodson, Jacqueline: Peace, Locomotion (audiobook)
Woolf, Virginia: Moments of Being (Part 1 | Part 2)
Woolf, Virginia: To the Lighthouse (audiobook)
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Yovanoff, Brenna: The Replacement (audiobook)
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Zeppetello, Joseph: Daring to Eat a Peach
Zink, Michelle: Prophecy of the Sisters
Zurhellen, Tommy: Nazareth, North Dakota
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