Below is a list of the books I have read as an adult. Click on the book title to read the review.

Author Title
Anne Frank The Diary of a Young Girl
Anne O’Brien The King’s Concubine
Antonia Fraser Marie Antoinette
Henry VIII
Brian McGilloway Little Girl Lost
Colm Tóibín Brooklyn
Dan Brown The Da Vinci Code

Angels and Demons

Digital Fortress

Deception Point

The Lost Symbol


David Nicholls One Day
Elizabeth Kostova The Historian
Elizabeth Little Dear Daughter
Emma Donoghue Room
Evan Grace Starting Over
F Scott Fitzgerald The Great Gatsby
Felice Cohen What Papa Told Me
Francesca Segal The Innocents
Frederick Douglass The Narrative of Frederick Douglass
Frederick Parker Failures of Leadership: History’s Worst Rulers and How Their People Suffered For It
Gayle O’Brien Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine
Geoff Woodland Ice King
George Orwell 1984

Down and out in Paris

Gillian Flynn Gone Girl
Graham Greene The End of the Affair

Our Man in Havana

Gustave Flaubert Madame Bovary
Heather Morris The Tattooist of Auschwitz
Howard Marks Mr. Nice
Ian McEwan Atonement

On Chesil Beach

J.M Barrie Peter Pan
JP Delaney The Girl Before
Jane Schmilt Daughter
Joe Lycett Parsnips buttered
Jonas Jonasson The 100 Year Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared
John Green The Fault in our Stars
John Grisham Sycamore Row

A Time to Kill

The Confession

Gray Mountain

The Innocent Man

The Whistler

The Partner

Camino Island

The Rooster Bar

The Reckoning

John Sweeney Elephant Moon
Karin Slaughter Fractured
Kathryn Stockett The Help
Liz Moore Heft
Madeline Miller The Song of Achilles


Margaret Atwood The Handmaid’s Tale

Oryx and Crake

Margaret George The Memoirs of Cleopatra
Mark Edwards Follow You Home
Mark Mathabane Kaffir Boy
Martin Sixsmith Philomena
Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society
Mary Shelley Frankenstein
Michael Magorian Just Henry
Michael Morpurgo Warhorse
Michelle Moran Nefertiti

The Heretic Queen

Cleopatra’s Daughter

Nick Louth Bite: the most gripping thriller you will ever read
Oscar Wilde The Picture of Dorian Gray
Pam Weaver Better Days Will Come
Paula Hawkins Girl on the Train
Paulo Coelho The Alchemist
Phillipa Gregory A Respectable Trade

The Red Queen

The Constant Princess

The White Queen

The Virgin’s Lover

The Boleyn Inheritance

The Queen’s Fool

Philip Pullman Northern Lights

The Subtle Knife

The Amber Spyglass

Piper Kerman Orange is the New Black
Poppy Adams The Behavior of Moths
Rachel Abbot Only the Innocent
Roald Dahl My Uncle Oswald
Robert Harris An Officer and a Spy
Robyn Davidson Tracks
Rosamund Young The Secret Life of Cows
Sarah Forsyth Slave Girl
Sebastian Faulks Birdsong
Sharon Bolton Little Black Lies
Solomon Northup 12 Years a Slave
Stephen Chbosky The Perks of Being a Wallflower
Susan Nagel Marie-Thérèse, Child of Terror: The Fate of Marie Antoinette’s Daughter
Suzanne Collins The Hunger Games

Catching Fire

Mocking Jay

Suzannah Dunn The Confessions of Katherine Howard
Terry Hayes I am Pilgrim
Thomas Hardy Far from the Madding Crowd

The Mayor Casterbridge

Return of the Native

Tess of the Dubervilles

Jude the Obscure

Tim Ecott Stealing Water
Toni Morrison God Help the Child


Tracey Engelbrecht The Girl Who Couldn’t Say No
Tracey Garvis Graves On the Island



Veronica Roth Divergent



William Shakespeare
Yann Martel Life of Pi

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