Adult Book Reviews

Looking at this list, I'm thinking. . . organization, coming soon to a book list near you!

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My reviews of books for adults:

General Fiction:
The Whistling Season (historical fiction, Montana), by Ivan Doig
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (historical fiction, WWII), by Mary Ann Shaffer
 The Bartender's Tale (historical fiction, Montana), by Ivan Doig
 Mansfield Park, by Jane Austen
Caleb's Crossing, by Geraldine Brooks

Science Fiction/Fantasy:

 Birdie Down (science fiction), by Jim Graham
 Sky Dragons (science fiction), by Anne and Todd McCaffrey (Dragonriders of Pern series)
 A Method to the Madness, collection of "essays" on being a villain; multiple authors
 The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle

Mort (Discworld Series), by Terry Pratchett
Men at Arms, by Terry Pratchett (Discworld)
Interesting Times, by Terry Pratchett (Discworld)
Small Gods (Discworld Series), by Terry Pratchett
Soul Music, by Terry Pratchett (Discworld)
Carpe Jugulum, by Terry Pratchett (Discworld)

Mysteries:
Death Without Company  by Craig Johnson
The Secret Adversary (mystery; actually more YA), by Agatha Christie
Dying on the Vine, by Aaron Elkins (Gideon Oliver/"Skeleton Detective" series)
Dorothy Gilman--series comments
Kerry Greenwood--series comments
Charlotte MacLeod--series comments
Ngaio Marsh--series comments
The Highly Effective Detective Goes to the Dogs, by Richard Yancey (Highly Effective Detective series)
The Twelve Clues of Christmas, by Rhys Bowen (Royal Spyness series)
I Am Half-Sick of Shadows, by Alan Bradley (Flavia du Luce series)
Bless the Bride, by Rhys Bowen (Molly Murphy series) Crocodile on the Sandbank, by Elizabeth Peters (Amelia Peabody series)
Aunt Dimity and the Lost Prince  by Nancy Atherton (Aunt Dimity series)
Speaking From Among the Bones  by Alan Bradley (Flavia du Luce series)
Buried in a Bog by Sheila Connolly (County Cork mysteries)
Heirs and Graces by Rhys Bowen
The Body in the Sleigh by Katherine Hall Page
Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder by Joanne Fluke
Away with the Fairies, by Kerry Greenwood
Fire and Ice, by Dana Stabenow (PBC analysis)
Murder on the Rocks, by Karen McInerney
Firestorm, by Nevada Barr

 Books on Writing:
Bird By Bird (writing advice), by Anne Lamott (not precisely a review but close enough) 
Save the Cat, by Blake Snyder (how to write a screenplay)
How to Write Good, by John Vorhaus (on writing)
The Kick-Ass Writer, by Chuck Wendig
How to Write Short, by Roy Peter Clark

Non-Fiction:
The Woman Behind Little Women (Biography of Louisa May Alcott)
Your Mileage May Vary (memoir of a bike ride across America), by Kristine Goad
Looking Back With a Smile (memoir), Edward Farber
Nothing Daunted (biography/history), by Dorothy Wickenden
1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up
House of Rain  (Natural history/essay) by Craig Childs
No Life for a Lady, memoir by Agnes Morely Cleaveland
I Promise Not to Suffer, by Gale Storey (long-distance hiking)
A Blistered Kind of Love, by Angela Ballard and Duffy Ballard (long-distance hiking)
Wonderful Life: The Burgess Shale and the Nature of History (Stephen Jay Gould)
Whatever You Do, Don't Run (memoir, African safari guide), by Peter Allison
Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls (humorous essays/memoir), by David Sedaris
Alone on the Ice (account of 1911 Antarctic Expedition), by David Roberts
Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail, by Cheryl Strayed


FTC Disclaimer/review policy:
I never accept books to review for any fee.  If given a review copy, I accept only under the understanding that I will give an honest review, with no guarantee of positivity.  I reserve the right if offered a book to review to decline to do so for any reason or no reason, including my personal generic preferences.  I source the majority of the books I review from the library.  The opinions expressed in my reviews are my own and those of no one else.