My Bookshelf

tumblr_ml1mweRuZN1rw93m3o1_500This is the complete list of the books that I have read, reviewed, loved and or disliked on the blog, so please feel free to take a look through my list and see what could appeal to you !

15 Minute Gentle Yoga – Louise Grime

206 Bones – Kathy Reichs

8th Confession – James Patterson with Maxine Paetro

9 Dragons – Michael Connelly

A Change In Altitude – Anita Shreve

A Changed Man – Francine Prose

A Disobedient Girl – Ru Freeman

A Gate At The Stairs – Lorrie Moore

A Greener Christmas – Sheherazade Goldsmith

A Hard Witching and Other Stories – Jacqueline Baker (Canadian)

A Promise of Hope – Autumn Stringham (Canadian)

A Room Swept White – Spohie Hannah

A Slice of the Organic Life – DK Publishing

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn – Betty Smith

A Vindication of Love: Reclaiming Romance For The 21 Century – Cristina Nehring

A Vintage Affair – Isabel Wolff

Across The Endless River – Thad Carhart

Admission – Jean Hanff Korelitz

Advice For Italian Boys – Anne Giardini (Canadian)

Afraid – Jack Kilborn

After The Falls – Catherine Gildiner

After You – Julie Buxbaum

Alex Cross’ Trial – James Patterson and Richard DiLallo

Alibi – Terri Woods

Almost Home – Pam Jenoff

American Gods – Neil Gaiman

Anathem – Neal Stephenson

Angel Rock – Darren Williams

Annabel – Kathleen Winter ( Canadian)

Any Minute – Joyce Meyer with Deborah Bedford

Ape House – Sara Gruen

Apologize! Apologize! – Elizabeth Kelly (Canadian)

April and Oliver – Tess Callahan

Arranged – Catherine McKenzie (Canadian)

Ask Me Everything – DK Publishing

Attachment – Isabel Fonseca

Babuska’s Beauty Secrets – Raisa Ruder and Susan Campos

Baby:  The All Important First Year – Baby Center Canada / DK Publishing (Canadian Edition)

BabyCenter Pregnancy: From Preconception to Birth – BabyCenter Canada / DK Publishing (Canadian Edition)

Band of Angels – Julia Gregson

Behemoth – Scott Westerfield

Belong To Me – Marisa de los Santos

Bending Towards The Sun – Leslie Gilbert Lurie & Rita Lurie

Benny and Shrimp – Katarina Mazetti

Best Friends Forever – Jennifer Weiner

Beyond Belfast – Will Ferguson (Canadian)

Black Water Rising – Attica Locke

Bloody Mary – J.A. Konrath

Boneman’s Daughters – Ted Dekker

Breath – Tim Winton

Bright Shiny Morning – James Frey

Bringing Home The Birkin – Michael Tonello

Bruno, Chief of Police – Martin Walker

Can You Keep A Secret – Sophie Kinsella

Candy Everybody Wants – Josh Kilmer-Purcell

Cemetery Dance – Douglas Peterson and Lincoin Child

Chocolate: A Love Story – Max Brenner

Choke – Chuck Palahniuk

Circle of Friends II Sarah – L. Dianne Wolfe

Cloud Computing – DK Publishing

Concrete Operational: The Collection – Richard Gailbrath

Connected Parenting – Jennifer Kolari MSW, RSW (Canadian)

Coppermine – Keith Ross Leckie (Canadian)

Coventry – Helen Humphreys (Canadian)

Crazy For The Storm – Norman Ollestad

Crescendo – Becca Fitzpatrick

Cutting For Stone – Abraham Verghese

Dahanu Road – Anosh Irani

Daniel X: Watch The Skies – James Patterson and Ned Rust

Dark Slayer – Christine Feehan

Daughter of Kura – Debra Austin

Daughters of The Witching Hill – Mary Sharratt

Dinosaurs Eye To Eye – John Woodward

Direct Red: A Surgeon’s View of Her Life and Death Profession – Gabriel Weston

Do Not Open: An Encyclopedia of the World’s Best Kept Secrets – DK Publishing

Dracula In Love – Karen Essex

Dreaming Again – Edited by Jack Dann

Drood – Dan Simmons

Dune Road – Jane Green

Dying For Mercy – Mary Jane Clark

East of The Sun – Julia Gregson

Ecoholic – Your Guide To The Most Environmentally Friendly Information, Products, and Services – Adria Vasil (Canadian)

EON: Dragoneye Reborn – Alison Goodman

Eternal On The Water – Joseph Monninger

Even The Dogs – Jon McGreggor

Evenings At The Argentine Club – Julia Amante

Every Lost Country – Steven Heighton ( Canadian)

Everything Under The Sky -Matilde Asensi

Evidence of Murder – Lisa Black

Eyewitness Forensic Science – Chris Cooper

Eyewitness Oil – DK Publishing

Eyewitness Russia – Kathleen Berton Murrell

Eyewitness Soldier – Simon Adams

Eyewitness Spy – Richard Platt

Fall On Your Knees – Ann Marie MacDonald (Canadian)

Falling Apart in One Piece: An Optimist’s Journey Through The Hell of Divorce – Stacey Morrison

Family Happiness – Leo Tolstoy

Far To Go – Alison Pick (Canadian)

February – Lisa Moore (Canadian)

Flight Of The Dragonfly – Melissa Hawatch (Canadian)

Follow Me – Joanna Scott

Fool – Christopher Moore

Fragile Things: A Short Story Collection – Neil Gaiman

Freud: Inventor Of The Modern Mind – Peter D. Kramer

Friend or Frenemy – Andrea Lavinthal & Jessica Rozler

Fuzzy Navel – J. A. Konrath

Gardens of Water – Alan Drew

Girl In Translation – Jean Kwok

Girls In Trucks – Katie Crouch

Girls To The Front – The True Story of The Riot Grrrl Revolution – Sara Marcus

Goldengrove – Francine Prose  Canadian)

Gone – Lisa McMann

Good To A Fault – Marina Endicott (Canadian)

Got Your Back – Jane Fallon

Grow Herbs – Jekka McVicar

Guardian Of Lies – Steve Martini

Gun: A Visual History – Chris McNab / DK Publishing

Halo Encyclopedia- The Definitive Visual Guide – DK Publishing

Hannah’s Dream – Dianne Hammond

Heat Wave – Richard Castle

Help Me, Jacques Cousteau – Gil Adamson (Canadian)

Help Your Kids With Math – DK Publishing

Heresy – S.J. Parris

High Crimes – The Fate of Everest In An Age of Greed – Michael Kodas

Hollywood Moon – Joseph Wambaugh

Home – Marilynne Robinson

Hot House Flower and The Nine Plants of Desire – Margot Berwin

Houseworks How to Live Clean, Green, and Organizied – Cynthia Townley-Ewer

How Animals Work: Why and How Animals Do The Things They Do – DK Publishing

How Did You Get This Number – Sloane Crosley

How To Be A Genius – Your Brain And How To Train It – John Woodward

Hush Hush – Becca Fitzpatrick

I Can See You – Karen Rose

I, Alex Cross – James Patterson

Ice Cold – Tess Gerritsen

Ideas That Changed The World – DK Publishing

In The Company of Others – Jan Karon

In The Land Of Long Fingernails – Charles Wilkins (Canadian)

Inside Out Girl – Tish Cohen (Canadian)

Into The Beautiful North – Luis Alberto Urrea

Island Beneath The Sea – Isabel Allende

It Only Takes A Moment – Mary J. Clark

It Would Be Funny…If It Wasn’t My Life – Lisa Dow (Canadian)

Italian For Beginners – Kristen Harmel

Jessica Z – Shawn Klomparens

Juliet – Anne Fortier

Just After Sunset – Stephen King

Kill For Me – Karen Rose

Knit The Season – Kate Jacobs

Knives and Swords: A Visual History – Chris McNab / DK Publishing

Left Neglected – Lisa Genova

Let The Great World Spin – Colum McCann

Leviathan – Scott Westerfield

Lies My Mother Never Told Me – Kaylie Jones

Life In The Wild – DK Publishing

Life Sentences – Laura Lippman

Light Lifting – Alexander MacLeod (Canadian)

Little Bird of Heaven – Joyce Carol Oates

Live to Tell – Lisa Gardner

Locked In – Marcia Muller

Look Now: The World in Facts, Stats, and Graphics – DK Publishing

Lord Wraybourne’s Betrothed – Jo Beverly

Loser’s Town – Daniel Depp

Love Lies – Adele Parks

Love Struck – Chantel Simmons (Canadian)

Love Walked In – Marisa de los Santos

Love Your Body, Love Your Life – Sarah Maria

Lover MineJ. R. Ward

Making Toast – Roger Rosenblatt

Mary Berry and Lucy Young Cook Up a Feast – DK Publishing

Math Dictionary Canadian Edition – DK Publishing

Mission Accomplished: Stop The Clock – Muriel P. Engleman

Mistress Of The Sun – Sandra Gulland (Canadian)

Mona Lisa’s Pajamas – A. Craig Copetas

Ms. Taken Identity – Dan Begley

My Little Red Book – Edited By Rachel Kauder Nalebuff

My Name is Mary Sutter – Robin Oliveria

My Name is Memory – Ann Brashares

Nanny Returns – Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Napolean’s Pyramids – William Dietrich

New Tricks – Andy Rosenfelt

Nibble and Kuhn – David Schmahmann

Nikolski – Nicholas Dickner Translated by Lazar Lederhendler (Canadian)

No Survivors – Tom Cain

Passchendaele – Paul Gross (Canadian)

People of The Book – Geraldine Brooks

Peripheral View – Rita Kuehn

Planetwatch: The Young Persons Guide to Protecting our World – DK Publishing

Pre Historic Life – DK Publishing

Private Life – Jane Smiley

Promises To Keep – Jane Green

Q and A – Vikas Swarup

Red Snow – Michael Slade (Canadian)

Reef – Scubazoo, DK Publishing

Reference World Atlas 8th Edition – DK Publishing

Remarkable Creatures – Tracy Chevalier

Remembering The Bones – Francis Itani (Canadian)

Ritual – Mo Hayder

Room – Emma Donoghue (Canadian)

Roses – Leila Meacham

Rusty Nail – J.A. Konrath

Sand Sharks – Margaret Maron

Saving and Selling Online – DK Publishing

Science – Adam Davis

Sea of Poppies – Amitav Ghosh

Sew Step By Step – Alison Smith

Sex, Drugs, and Gefilte Fish – Shana Liebman, Editor

Shadow Of Power – Steve Martini

Shame – Karin Alvtegen

Sima’s Undergarments for Women – Ilanna Stangler Ross

Six Suspects – Vikas Swarup

Skin – Mo Hayder

Soccer: The Ultimate Guide – Various Authors

Sometimes Mine – Martha Moody

SOS! The Six O’clock Scramble – Aviva Goldfarb

Soup – Wholesome, Seasonal, Fresh – Eric Schlosser, Editor

SPIN – Catherine McKenzie (Canadian)

Spooner – Pete Dexter

Still Alice – Lisa Genova

Suddenly – Bonnie Burnard (Canadian)

Swimsuit – James Patterson

Takeover – Lisa Black

Tea Time For The Traditionally Built – Alexander McCall Smith

Testimony – Anita Shreve

The 13th Hour – Richard Doetsch

The 40 Rules of Love – Elif Shafak

The Almost Moon – Alice Sebold

The Angels Game – Carlos Ruiz Zafron

The Art of Racing In The Rain – Garth Stein

The Atlantis Revelation – Thomas Greanias

The Barbary Pirates – William Dietrich

The Beauty of The Humanity Movement – Camilla Gibb (Canadian)

The Best Art You’ve Never Seen – Julian Spalding

The Big Idea Science Book – DK Publishing

The Bitternest Chronicles – Alan Draven (Canadian)

The Black Tower – Louis Bayard

The Book of Fires – Jane Borodale

The Book of Human Skin – Michelle Lovric

The Book of Negroes – Lawrence Hill (Canadian) **also known as Someone Knows My Name in the US

The Bourne Deception – Eric Van Lustbader

The Boy Next Door – Irene Sabatini

The Breakwater House – Pascale Quivier (Canadian)

The Brightest Star In The Sky – Marian Keyes

The Carnivore – Mark Sinnett (Canadian)

The Complete Human Body – Definitive Visual Guide – DK Publishing

The Cook’s Herb Garden – Grow, Harvest, Cook – Jeff Cox and Marie Pierre Moine

The Cypress House – Michael Koryta

The Dakota Cipher – William Dietrich

The Day The Falls Stood Still – Cathy M. Buchanan (Canadian)

The Death of Bunny Munro – Nick Cave

The Debba – Avner Mandelman

The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos – Margaret Mascarenhas

The Disappeared – Kim Echlin (Canadian)

The Distant Hours – Kate Morton

The Diving Bell and The Butterfly ( Scaphandre et le Papillion, Le) – Jean Dominique-Bauby

The Doomsday Key – James Rollins

The Double Comfort Safari Club – Alexander McCall – Smith

The Dressmaker – Posie Graeme-Evans

The Flying Troutmans – Miriam Toews (Canadian)

The Girl Next Door – Elizabeth Noble

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest – Stieg Larrson

The Given Day – Dennis Lehane

The Guersney Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

The Help – Kathyrn Sockett

The Hidden – Tobias Hill

The History Book – A Trip Through History From The Stone Age To The Digital Age – DK Publishing

The Host – Stephenie Meyer

The Hour I First Believed – Wally Lamb

The House on Fortune Street – Margot Livesey

The Household Guide to Dying – Deborah Adelaide

The Hunted – Brian Haig

The Italian Lover – Robert Hellenga

The Jade Peony – Wayson Choy (Canadian)

The Janus Stone – Elly Griffiths

The Jewel of St. Petersburg – Kate Furnivall

The Kitchen House – Kathleen Grissom

The Lacuna – Barbara Kingslover

The Lake of Dreams – Kim Edwards

The Lie – Frederica Wagman

The Little Giant of Aberdeen County – Tiffany Baker

The Longshot – Katie Kitamura

The Lute Player – Norah Lofts

The Madonnas of Echo Park – Brando Skyhorse

The Makedown – Gitty Daneshvari

The Man Who Loved Books Too Much – Allison Hoover- Bartlett

The Matter With Morris – David Bergen ( Canadian)

The Messenger of Athens – Anne Zouroudi

The Murder of King Tut – James Patterson with Martin Dugard

The New Encyclopedia of The Cat – Dr. John Fogle

The Nine Lessons – Kevin Alan Milne

The Opposite of Love – Julie Buxbaum

The Passage – Justin Cronin

The Plague of Doves – Lousie Erdrich

The Poison Tree – Erin Kelly

The Post Birthday World – Lionel Shriver

The Postmistress – Sarah Blake

The Practical Astronomer – DK Publishing

The Practical Naturalist – DK Publishing

The Promised World – Lisa Tucker

The Raven’s Gift – Don Rearden

The Recipe Club – Andrea Isreal & Nancy Garfunkle

The Red Queen – Philippa Gregory

The Reversal – Michael Connelly

The Rosetta Key – William Dietrich

The Rough Guide to Brain Training – DK Publishing

The Scarecrow – Michael Connelly

The Sealed Letter – Emma Donoghue (Canadian)

The Secret Life of Bees– Sue Monk Kidd

The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe – J. Randy Taraborelli

The Sewing Book – Alison Smith

The Shack – William P. Young (Canadian)

The Shimmer – David Morrell

The Sixteen Pleasures – Robert Hellenga

The Slap – Christos Tsiolakis

The Soccer Book – The Sport, The Teams, The Tactics, The Cups – David Goldblatt

The Soloist – Steve Lopez

The Story of Edgar Sawtelle – David Wrobleski

The Stuff That Never Happened – Maddie Dawson

The Superstress Solution – Dr. Roberta Lee

The Surrendered – Chang-rae Lee

The Temptation of The Night Jasmine – Lauren Willig

The Tiger – A True Story of Vengeance and Survival – John Valliant (Canadian)

The Truth About Delilah Blue – Tish Cohen (Canadian)

The Truth About Love – Josephine Hart

The Turning – Tim Winton

The Twisted Heart – Rebecca Gowers

The Unnamed – Joshua Ferris

The Very Thought of You – Rosie Alison

The Water Rat of Wanchai – Ian Hamilton (Canadian)

The Way Home – George Pelecanos

The White Queen – Philippa Gregory

The White Woman on The Green Bicycle – Monique Roffey

The Winter Vault – Anne Michaels (Canadian)

The Wives Tale – Lori Lansens (Canadian)

The Women – T.C. Boyle

The Yellow House – Patrica Falvey

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer – John Grisham

This Cake is For The Party – Sarah Selecky (Canadian)

Through Black Spruce – Joseph Boyden (Canadian)

Tomato – A Guide to the Pleasures… – Gail Harland and Sofia Laurrina Craxton

Torn From Normal – Martin Bartloff

Trust Me – Peter Leonard

Truth – Peter Temple

Two Years, No Rain – Shawn Klomparens

UFC Undisputed 2010, Gears of War 2, COD MW 2. COD MW – Brady Games Guides

Union Atlantic – Adam Haslett

Vanishing And Other Stories – Deborah Willis

Wanting – Richard Flanagan

War: The Definitive Visual Guide – DK Books

Water For Elephants – Sara Gruen (Canadian)

We Are All Made of Glue – Marina Lewycka

We Know What You’re Thinking What Canadians Think and Why – Darrell Bricker and John Wright (Canadian)

When In Rome – Gemma Townley

Whiskey Gulf – Clyde Ford

Whiskey Sour – J.A. Konrath

Whispered Lies – Sherrilynn Kenyon and Dianna Love

White Cat – Holly Black

Wife Of The Gods – Kwei Quartey

Wolf Hall – Hilary Mantel

Women are Crazy, Men are Stupid: The Simple Truth To A Complicated Relationship – Howard Morris, Jenny Lee

Word War I – H. P. Wilmott

World War II – H. P. Wilmott, Robin Cross, Charles Messenger

Yellowknife – Steve Zipp (Canadian)

Yoga: Your Home Practice Companion – Sivanda Yoga Vendanta Centre



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