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Below are 181 book reviews in alphabetical order by author. Where there is a series by the same author, they then go in the order the series was released in. Where the author released multiple books but they’re not in the same series, these are ordered alphabetically by the first letter of the book. I hope this list helps you find your next favourite read. Do check back regularly to see new book reviews added weekly!


Rivers of London by Ben Aaronovitch

The Blade Itself by Joe Abercrombie

Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie

Hester by Laurie Lico Albanese

The Assassin of Malcoze by Bryan Asher

Foundation by Isaac Asimov

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen


A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

Beartown by Fredrik Backman

Us Against You by Fredrik Backman

Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

The Atlas Six by Olivie Blake

The Pact by Sharon Bolton

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Angels and Demons by Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code by Dan Brown

The Rise and Fall of the Dinosaurs by Steve Brusatte

The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton

Storm Front by Jim Butcher


The Fall by Ryan Cahill

Of Blood and Fire by Ryan Cahill

The Outsider by Albert Camus

The Alienist by Caleb Carr

The Terminal List by Jack Carr

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

The Killing Floor by Lee Child

Jonathan Strange and Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

Piranesi by Susanna Clarke

Atomic Habits by James Clear

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Ready Player Two by Ernest Cline

The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

Leviathan Wakes by James S.A. Corey

The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell

The Pale Horseman by Bernard Cornwell

American Dirt by Jeanine Cummins

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton

The Lost World by Michael Crichton


Girl A by Abigail Dean

The Last Thing To Burn by Will Dean

The Girl Before by J.P. Delaney

The Man in the High Castle by Philip K. Dick

The Way It Is Now by Garry Disher

All The Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

The Couple at No. 9 by Claire Douglas


The Retreat by Mark Edwards

A Change of Seasons by Khurram Elahi

Gardens of the Moon by Steven Erikson


The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

American Assassin by Vince Flynn

The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley

The Guest List by Lucy Foley

The Paris Apartment by Lucy Foley


Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Chasing Graves by Ben Galley

Lessons in Chemistry by Bonnie Garmus

Metro 2033 by Dmitry Glukhovsky

Lord of the Flies by William Golding

The Gray Man by Mark Greaney

Malice by John Gwynne

The Shadow of the Gods by John Gwynne


The Midnight Library by Matt Haig

The Familiars by Stacey Hall

The Appeal by Janice Hallett

The Christmas Appeal by Janice Hallett

The Twyford Code by Janice Hallett

The Mysterious Case of the Alperton Angels by Janice Hallett

The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah

Act of Oblivion by Robert Harris

Conclave by Robert Harris

Spare by Prince Harry

The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller

The Fatal Crossing by Tom Hindle

Assassin’s Apprentice by Robin Hobb

It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover

It Starts With Us by Colleen Hoover

Verity by Colleen Hoover

A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini

Wool by Hugh Howey

Orphan X by Gregg Hurwitz



Illborn by Daniel T. Jackson

Aiduel’s Sin by Daniel T. Jackson

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson

Helle & Death by Oskar Jensen

The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell

The Family Remains by Lisa Jewell

Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell

The Night She Disappeared by Lisa Jewell

The Eye of the World by Robert Jordan


The Perfect Couple by Jackie Kabler

This Is Going To Hurt by Adam Kay

The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

The Dragon Republic by R.F. Kuang

The Burning God by R.F. Kuang

Babel by R.F. Kuang


The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Jade City by Fonda Lee

Jade War by Fonda Lee

To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee

The Catch by T.M. Logan

The Curfew by T.M. Logan

I Am Number Four by Pittacus Lore

The Bourne Identity by Robert Ludlum


A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

How To Kill Your Family by Bella Mackie

Hostage by Clare Mackintosh

High Wire by Kam Majd

Fire and Blood by George R.R. Martin

A Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

A Clash of Kings by George R.R. Martin

The Jigsaw Man by Nadine Matheson

Atonium: A Thread of Existence by J G Maughan

Lockdown by Peter May

Breathless by Amy McCulloch

1979 by Val McDermid

One Of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus

The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan

Snowed in for Christmas by Sarah Morgan

The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

The Giver of Stars by JoJo Moyes

The Sanctuary by Andrew Hunter Murray



Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell

1984 by George Orwell

Animal Farm by George Orwell

The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman

The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman

The Bullet That Missed by Richard Osman

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens


Along Came a Spider by James Patterson

The Sanatorium by Sarah Pearse

Friends, Lovers and The Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry

An Idiot Abroad by Karl Pilkington

The Northern Lights by Philip Pullman

The Amber Spyglass by Philip Pullman



The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

Carrie Soto is Back by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Servant by Maggie Richell-Davies

The Atlantis Genre by A.G. Riddle

Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Year One by Nora Roberts

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Someone’s Watching Me by Zoe Rosi

Battle Song by Ian Ross

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent by Veronica Roth

The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling


Skyward by Brandon Sanderson

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Dissolution by C.J. Sansom

Revelation by C.J. Sansom

The Last Wish by Andrzej Sapkowski

Old Man’s War by John Scalzi

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab

Scythe by Neal Shusterman

Atlas and the Multiverse by Chandon Siman

Freeze by Kate Simants

Sweetpea by C.J. Skuse

In Bloom by C.J. Skuse

Dead Head by C.J. Skuse

Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith

River God by Wilbur Smith

East of Eden by John Steinbeck

Tribe of the Accord by Shaun Michael Stone

ReInception by Sarena Straus

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart

Nomad by James Swallow


Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Liani Taylor

The Lions of Lucerne by Brad Thor

The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien

Eats, Shoots & Leaves by Lynne Truss

Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce



Only The Lonely by Tamara von Werthern


Supersize Island by J.J. Walsh

The Spirit Engineer by A.J. West

Death on the Pier by Jamie West

We Begin At The End by Chris Whitaker

Still Life by Sarah Winman

The Ember Blade by Chris Wooding




The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

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