Book Index – Fiction

(In a vaguely alphabetical order by author surname.)


Firegirl – Tony Abbott (no blog post)

Marguerit Abouet and Clementin Oubrerie

Friday Black – Nana Kwame Adje-Brenyah

Alfrey, Phyllis Stand – The Orchid House

Chopsticks – Jessica Anthony/Rodrigo Corral (graphic novel)

Zahra’s Paradise – Amir and Khalil

Tirra Lirra by the River – Jessica Anderson

The Power – Naomi Alderman

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian – Sherman Alexie (post to come)

Whittington – Alan Armstrong

 Margaret Atwood

A Man Called Ove – Fredrik Bachman

Diary Without Dates – Edith Bagnold

The Bottle Shop Outing – Beryl Bainbridge

Go Tell it on the Mountain – James Bladwin

The Sea – John Banville

Blackass – A. Igoni Barrett

No Time for Goodbye – Linwood Barclay

Peter Pan – J. M. Barrie

Annie Dunne – Sebastian Barry

Fair Stood the Wind for France – H. E. Bates

Go Tell It on the Mountain – James Baldwin

Erica Bauermeister

A Woman of my Age – Nina Bawden

Arnold Bennett

Alan Bennett

Britt Bennett – The Mothers

E. F. Benson

  • Lucia’s Progress
  • Mapp and Lucia (no blog post of note)
  • Miss Mapp (no blog post)
  • Queen Lucia  (no blog post)
  • Trouble for Lucia (no blog post of any note)
  • Lucia in London
  • Mapp and Lucia

Horses of God – Mahi Binebine

The Paddington Bear books – Michael Bond

Oyinkan Braithwaite – My Sister, the Serial Killer

Hotel du Lac – Anita Brookner

Agnes Grey – Anne Bronte

Ray Bradbury

Lady Audley’s Secret – M. E. Braddon

Alan Bradley

Mrs. Parkington – Louis Brumfield

Pavilion of Women – Pearl S. Buck

John Buchan

Octavia E. Butler

Hostages to Fortune – Elizabeth Cambridge (post to come)

In the Stacks (short stories re: libraries) – ed. Michael Cart

The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Stephen Chbonsky (no blog post)

The Cherry Orchard – Anton Chekhov (play)

The Awakening – Kate Chopin

Agatha Christie

What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day – Pearl Cleage

Jonathan Coe

Suzanne Collins

London Belongs to Me – Norman Collins

Just William – Richmal Compton

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Song of the Lark – Willa Cather

Evan Connell

The Lizard Cage – Karen Connolly

Matilda – Roald Dahl

Nervous Conditions – Tsitsi Dangarembga

Lantana Lane – Elanor Dark

Consequences – E. M. Delafield

Diary of a Provincial Lady – E. M. Delafield

The War Workers – E. M. Delafield

Great American Short Stories – Corinne Demas (ed.)

Patsy – Nicole Dennis-Benn

Charles Dickens

The Shell Collector (short stories) – Anthony Doerr

Sister Carrie – Theodore Dreiser

My Cousin Rachel – Daphne du Maurier

Don’t Look Now: Selected Stories of Daphne du Maurier

Once We Were Warriors – Alan Duff

Invisible Man – Ralph Ellison

Bernardine Evaristo

Roast Beef, Medium – Edna Ferber

Waking – Edna Figes

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Seedfolks – Paul Fleischmann (no blog post)

Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn (no blog post)

The Good Soldier – Ford Madox Ford

E. M. Forster

Alas, Babylon – Pat Frank

My Brilliant Career – Miles Franklin

The Spare Room – Helen Garner

Mary Barton – Elizabeth Gaskell

All Involved – Ryan Gattis

Love Anthony – Lisa Genova

Giles, Paulette – News of the World

George Gissing

English Country House Murders (variety/anthology) – Thomas Godfrey (ed.) (no blog post)

Gone with the Windsors – Laurie Graham

Stately as a Galleon – Joyce Grenfell (no blog post)

The Diary of Hendrick Groen Aged 83 3/4 -Hendrick Groen

Homecoming – Yaa Gyazi

Rapunzel’s Revenge – Shannon Hale/Dean Hale (GN)

Roots – Alex Haley

A Raisin in the Sun – Lorraine Hansberry (1959)

Thomas Hardy

The Go-Between – L. P. Hartley

Of a Boy – Sonya Hartnett

The Book of Unknown Americans – Christina Hernandez

Famous Plays of the 1940s – (ed.) Henry Hewes

Carol – Patricia Highsmith

The Woman in Black – Susan Hill

The Talented Mr. Ripley – Patricia Highsmith

Turtle Diary – Russell Hoban

Hopkinson, Nalo –

Coventry – Helen Humphries

Their Eyes were Watching God – Zora Neale Hurston

The Doll’s House – Henrik Ibsen

Waiting – Ha Jin

Brightness – Elizabeth Jenkins

Patricia Brent, Spinster – Herbert Jenkins

The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster

Diary of a Pilgrimage – Jerome K. Jerome

The Stationery Shop – Marjan Kamali

Loving and Giving – Molly Keane

Devoted Ladies – Molly Keane

Comfort Women – Nora Okja Keller

The Ladies of Lyndon – Margaret Kennedy (no blog post)

Jamaica Kincaid

King, Stephen – Misery

The Woman Warrior – Maxine Hong Kingston

Skylark – Dezco Kosztolanyi

Passing – Nella Larson

The President’s Hat – Antoine Laurent

The Limit – Ada Leverson

 Doris Lessing

The Stepford Wives – Ira Levin

Station Eleven – Emily St. John Mandel

Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Marata

I Could Pee on This (Cat Poems) – Franco Mariulinao

Paule Marshall

I’ll Keep You Safe – Peter May

So Long, See You Tomorrow – William Maxwell

The Beautiful Things that Heaven Bears – Dinaw Mengestu

The Storm at the Door – Stefan Merrill Block

Nancy Mitford

The Stand-In – Deborah Moggach

L. M. Montgomery

Christopher Morley

Morrison, Toni

John Mortimer

Foreign Fruit – JoJo Moyes

Gloria Naylor

Americanah – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Her Fearful Symmetry – Audrey Niffenegger

The Phantom Tollbooth – Norton Juster

Bedknobs and Broomsticks – Mary Norton

The Things They Carried – Tim O’Brien

Stewart O’Nan

There, There – Tommy Orange

The Making of an American Quilt – Whitney Otto

Drinking Coffee Elsewhere – Z. Z. Packer (short stories)

The Street – Ann Petry

Cambridge – Carryl Phillips (no blog post)

The Vampyre – John Polidori

The Interrogative Mood: A Novel? – Padget Powell

True Grit – Charles Portis

Mixed (anthology/short stories) – (ed.) Chandra Prasad

Dangerous Corner – J. B. Priestley

The Scrapbook of Frankie Pratt – Caroline Preston

Heart Songs and Other Stories – Annie Proulx

Still Life with Bread Crumbs – Anna Quindlen

Swallows and Amazons – Arthur Ransome

Woman’s World (graphic novel) – Graham Rawle

Ruth Rendell

  • The Lake of Darkness (no blog post)
  • A Sight for Sore Eyes (no blog post)
  • A Sleeping Life  (no blog post)
  • The Girl Next Door (no blog post)

Lynne Reid Banks

The Light in the Forest – Conrad Richter

As For Me and My House – Sinclair Ross

A Sky Full of Kindness – Rob Ryan

The Hope Factory – Lavanya Sankaran

As We Are Now – May Sarton

Where’d You Go, Bernadette? – Maria Semple

Black Beauty – Anna Sewell

The Wind – Dorothy Scarbrough

Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asia – Shyam Selvadurai (ed.)

Important Artifacts – Leanne Shapton

Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw

Happenstance – Carol Shields

A Celibate Season – Carol Shields and Blanche Howard

Empire State: A Love Story (or not) – Jason Shiga (no blog post)

Pygmalion – George Bernard Shaw

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian – Sherman Alexie

Ms. Hempel’s Chronicles – Sarah Shun-Lien Bynum

A Town called Alice – Neville Shute

Ceremony – Leslie Marmon Silko

Alan Sillitoe

Tamara Drew – Posy Simmonds

The Rosie Project – Graeme Simsion

One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich – Alexander Solzhenitsyn

Some Experiences of an Irish R. M. – E. O. Somerville and Martin Ross

Celia’s House – D.E. Stephenson

The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde – Robert Louis Stevenson

Nina Stibbes –

Dracula – Bram Stoker

Mrs. Miniver – Jan Struther

Story-Wallah: Short Fiction from South Asian Writers – Shyam Selvadurai (ed.)

London and the South-East – David Szalay

The Best American Short Stories 1999 – (ed.) Amy Tan

Booth Tarkington

Vanity Fair – William Makepeace Thackeray

 Angela Thirkell

  • August Folly
  • Before Lunch  (no blog post)
  • Cheerfulness Breaks In  (no blog post)
  • The Demon in the House
  • High Rising (no substantial blog post)
  • Northbridge Rectory (no blog post)
  • Pomfret Towers  (no blog post)
  • Summer Half (no blog post)
  • Wild Strawberries  ( no blog post)
  • Marling Hall (no blog post)
  • Growing Up (no blog post)

The Hate U Give – Angie Thomas

A Child’s Christmas in Wales – Dylan Thomas

The Blackwater Lightship – Colm Toibin

Nora Webster – Colm Toibin

Letters from Father Christmas – J. R. R. Tolkien

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen – Paul Torday

Felicia’s Journey – William Trevor

– Jonathan Tropper

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant – Anne Tyler (no blog post of any note)

The Jaguar’s Children – John Vaillant

Wagemese, Richard

The Color Purple – Alice Walker

Winter Wheat – Mildred Walker

The Southwest Corner – Mildred Walker

Two Old Women: An Alaska Legend of Betrayal, Courage and Survival – Velma Wallis

The Long Afternoon – Giles Waterfield

Daddy Long-Legs – Jean Webster

Troubled Daughters, Twisted Wives – Sarah Weinman (ed.)

The Return of the Soldier – Rebecca West

Edith Wharton

Farewell Victoria – T. H. White

A Desirable Residence – Madeleine Wickham

Stoner – John Williams

P. G. Wodehouse

  • The Inimitable Jeeves (no blog post)
  • Gentleman of Leisure  (no blog post)
  • Young Men in Spats (no blog post of any note)
  • The Adventures of Sally (1923)

August – Gerard Woodward

Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson

Native Son – Richard Wright

The Ginger Tree – Oswald Wynd

The Day of the Triffids – John Wyndham

The Jaguar’s Children – John Vaillant

Fraulein Schmidt and Mr. Anstruther – Elizabeth von Arnim

The Misses Mallett – E. H. Young (no blog post)

My Dear, I Wanted to Tell You – Louisa Young

Zola, Emile –

(Updated: 02/22/2021.)

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