Book Reviews

Don’t want to rummage through our archives? Here is a list of the books we’ve written reviews for. You may also be interested in what reviews are coming up by checking our schedule. If you are an author and would like us to review your book, please submit a request to You must put “Review request” and your genre in the subject line if you want a timely response. In the body of your e-mail please include a 1-3 paragraph description of your book, and word count. No attachments. If you specifically want Ermi or Elia, that must be indicated up front. If we have time and it fits our tastes, we’re excited to do them.

Update as of 11th of Feb 2013: Eliabeth is closed for reviews until further notice unless you have an audio book version.

Update as of 14th of Mar 2014: Ermisenda is closed to reviews due to time constraints.

Game reviews by Ermisenda are at the bottom of the list! Scroll down to find them.

Alex Cross, Run
by James Paterson
Amazon Queen by Lori Devoti
Angela of Troy by SJB Gilmour
Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
Another Fine Myth by Robert Asprin
An Arsonist’s Guide to Writers’ Homes in New England by Brock Clarke

Before I Go To Sleep by S. J. Watson
Blind Sight Through the Eyes of Aniela Dawson by Eliabeth Hawthorne
Blind Sight Through the Eyes of Leocardo Reyes by Ermisenda Alvarez
Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science and Sex by Mary Roach
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

The Caline Conspiracy by M. H. Mead
Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Ermisenda’s review)
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Eliabeth’s review)
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
City of Bones by Cassandra Clare
Confessions of a Shopaholic by Sophie Kinsella
Content Rules by Ann Handley and C. C. Chapman
Couple Therapy: Dramas of Love and Sex by Barbara Bloomfield and Chris Radley

Dancing Naked in Dixie by Lauren Clark
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
Dead Run by P. J. Tracy
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh
Dime quién soy by Julia Navarro
Divergent by Veronica Roth (Ermisenda’s review)
Divergent by Veronica Roth (Eliabeth’s review)
Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood by Rebecca Wells
Dracula by Bram Stoker
Drinking My Way Through 14 Online Dating Sites by Tiffany Peon

Eleven Scandals to Start to Win a Duke’s Heart by Sarah MacLean
Eolyn by Karin Rita Gastreich
Eric by Terry Pratchett

Fade by Lisa McMann
Farsighted by Emlyn Chand
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Ermisenda’s review)
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (Eliabeth’s review)
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Feminist Porn Book edited by Tristan Taormino and three others
Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James
Forbidden Mind by Kimberly Kindrade
The Fifth (5th) Wave by Rick Yancey

The Games We Play by Sean Hayden
The Girl in the Steel Corset by Kady Cross
Gone by Lisa McMann
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Good, The Bad, and the Uncanny by Simon R. Green
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Guards! Guards! by Terry Pratchett
Guilty Wives by James Patterson and David Ellis

Half Way Home by Hugh Howey
Handle with Care by Jodi Picoult
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Hexed by Kevin Hearne
The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova
Hounded by Kevin Hearne
How to be a Complete Jack Ass by Jeff Packer
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Ermisenda’s review)
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Eliabeth’s review)
Hush Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick

I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
Inferno by Dan Brown (Ermisenda’s Review)
Inferno by Dan Brown (Eliabeth’s Review)
In Leah’s Wake by Terri Giuliano Long
The Invisible Man by H. G. Wells
The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
The Iron King by Julie Kagawa
The Iron Knight by Julie Kagawa
The Iron Queen by Julie Kagawa

Jessamine by Barbara G. Tarn
John Dies at the End by David Wong
Just Like Heaven by Julia Quinn

Kate by Anne Schilde
The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness

The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Lord of the Flies by William Golding

Magical Entities Are Not For Sale by Chris Turner
Magic Bites by Ilona Andrews
Married by Morning by Lisa Kleypas
Matched by Ally Condie
The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Ermisenda’s review)
The Maze Runner by James Dashner (Eliabeth’s review)
Men, Women, and Children by Chad Kultgen
Misery by Stephen King
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett
Mount Dragon by Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The One by Kiera Cass
One for the Money by Janet Evanovich
One Day by David Nicholls
Open Heart by Emlyn Chand
Open Minds by Susan Kaye Quinn

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Perv by Jesse Bering
Plum Lucky by Janet Evanovich

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Ermisenda’s review)
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline (Eliabeth’s review)
Red Dragon
by Thomas Harris
The Right Address
 by Carrie Karasyov and Jill Kargman

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty by James Thurber
Secret Sex Lives by Suzy Spencer
Secrets of a Shoe Addict by Beth Harbison
The Selection by Kiera Cass
Serena by Ron Rash
Sex at Dawn by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá
Shadow on the Wall by Pavarti K. Tyler (sneak peak)
Sh-t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern
Single in Suburbia by Wendy Wax
Speculation by Edmund Jorgensen
Stardust by Neil Gaiman
Stay Tuned by Lauren Clark
Still Missing by Chevy Stevens
Storm Front by Jim Butcher
Sue’s Fingerprint by Andrew D. Carlson

A Tale of Two Castles by Gail Carson Levine
Temptation by Nora Roberts
Ten Big Ones by Janet Evanovich
The Thank You Economy by Gary Vaynerchuck
Thr3e by Ted Dekker
Three to Get Deadly by Janet Evanovich
The Timetraveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
A Total Waste of Makeup by Kim Gruenfelder
Tweet Right by Nicola Morgan
Two for the Dough by Janet Evanovich
Two Moons of Sera by Pavarti K. Tyler

Uglies by Scott Westerfield
The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella
The Unit by Ninni Holmqvist

Viral by James Lilliefors

Wake by Lisa McMann
The Walking Dead: The Road to Woodbury by Jay Bonansinga
Wallbanger by Alice Clayton
Warm Bodies by Isaac Marion
What If? by Randal Munroe
Whipping Girl by Julia Serano
Whodunnit? Murder in Mystery Manor by Anthony E. Zuiker
Whodunnit? Murder on Mystery Island by Anthony E. Zuiker
Wither by Lauren DeStefano
The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort
World War Z by Max Brooks

XO by Jeffery Deaver

Year of the Dog by Grace Lin

Zoo City by Lauren Beukes

Game Reviews by Ermisenda

Bioshock Infinite by Irrational Games and 2K games
Tomb Raider 2013 by Crystal Dynamics