Review Index

All books indexed alphabetically by author’s last name, then chronologically by publishing date. “E” indicates that the book has been read by Emera, “K” indicates that it has been read by Kakaner, and a link indicates that a review is available. Author’s pages include brief profiles, links of interest, and a full list of both short stories and books that have been read and/or reviewed by us.


Abnett, Dan.

The New Deadwardians (2012) Art by I. N. J. Culbard. [E]

Albom, Mitch.

Tuesdays with Morrie (1994) [K]
The Five People You Meet in Heaven (2004) [K]

Asimov, Isaac.

Robot Dreams (1986) [K]


Baker, Kage.

The Women of Nell Gwynne’s (2009) [E]

Beagle, Peter S.

The Innkeeper’s Song (1993) [E]
The Unicorn Sonata (1996) [E]
The Last Unicorn comic #1 (2010) Art by Renae de Liz and Ray Dillon. [E]
The Last Unicorn comic #2 (2010) Art by Renae de Liz and Ray Dillon. [E]

Billingsley, Franny.

The Folk Keeper (1999) [K|E]

Bishop, K. J.

The Etched City (2003) [K|E]

Black, Holly.

White Cat (2010) [E]

Bock, Charles.

Beautiful Children (2008) [K]

Brooks, Max.

World War Z (2006) [E]

Brosgol, Vera.

Anya’s Ghost (2011) [E]

Butcher, Jim.

Welcome to the Jungle (2003) Art by Ardian Syaf. [E]
Changes (2010) [E]


Card, Orson Scott.

Shadow Puppets (2002) [K|E]
Shadow of the Giant (2005) [K|E]
Ender in Exile (2008) [K]

Carey, Jacqueline.

Kushiel’s Dart (2001) [E]

Carter, Angela.

Wayward Girls and Wicked Women (1986) (ed.) [E]

Chevalier, Tracy.

The Virgin Blue (1997) [K|E]
Girl with a Pearl Earring (1999) [K|E]
Falling Angels (2001) [K]
The Lady and the Unicorn ( 2003) [K|E]
Burning Bright (2007) [K]
Remarkable Creatures (2009) [K]

Clarke, Arthur C.

Childhood’s End (1953) [K|E]
Rendezvous with Rama (1972) [K]

Coelho, Paulo.

The Alchemist (1988) [E]

Constantine, Storm.

Stalking Tender Prey (1995) [K]

Cushman, Karen.

The Midwife’s Apprentice (1995) [K|E]


Dart-Thornton, Cecilia.

The Ill-Made Mute (2002) [E]

Datlow, Ellen (ed.).

The Faery Reel (2004) Ed. with Terri Windling. [E]

DeFilippis, Nunzio.

New X-Men: Hellions (2005). With Christina Weir. [E]

DeLano, Jamie.

Hellblazer vol. 1: Original Sins (1987-8). Art by John Ridgway and Alfredo Alcala. [E]

Dini, Paul.

Harley and Ivy (2007). With Judd Winick, art by Bruce Timms, Joe Chiodo, Shane Glines. [K|E]

Du Maurier, Daphne.

Rebecca (1938) [E]

Dubner, Stephen & Levitt, Steven.

Freakonomics (2005) [K]

Dunant, Sarah.

In the Company of the Courtesan (2006) [K]

Duncan, Glen.

I, Lucifer (2002) [E]

DuPrau, Jeanne.

The City of Ember (2003) [K|E]


Ellis, Warren.

FreakAngels (2008-200*). Art by Paul Duffield, et al. [E]

Ennis, Garth.

Just a Pilgrim: Garden of Eden (2001). Art by Carlos Ezquerra. [E]
The Boys (2006-200*). Art by Darick Robertson. [E]


Feiffer, Jules.

The Man In the Ceiling (1995) [K]

Fletcher, Susan.

Flight of the Dragon Kyn (1993) [E]

Fitzgerald, F. Scott.

The Curious Case of Benjamin Button (1921) [K]


Gaiman, Neil.

Violent Cases (1987) [K|E]
Black Orchid (1988) [K|E]
Sandman (1989 – 1996) [K|E]
Signal to Noise (1992) [K]
Death: The High Cost of Living (1994) [K|E]
The Last Temptation (1994) [K]
The Tragical Comedy or Comical Tragedy of Mr. Punch (1994) [K|E]
Good Omens (1990) [K|E]
Neverwhere (1996) [K|E]
Death: The Time of Your Life (1997) [K|E]
Sandman: The Dream Hunters (1999) [K|E]
Stardust (1999) [K|E]
Smoke and Mirrors (2000) [K|E]
American Gods (2001) [K|E]
Coraline (2002) [K|E]
Murder Mysteries (2002) [K|E]
The Wolves in the Walls (2003) [K|E]
Marvel 1602 (2003) [K|E]
Endless Nights (2003) [K|E]
Anansi Boys (2005) [K|E]
Eternals (2006) [K]
Fragile Things (2007) [K]
M is for Magic (2007) [K]
InterWorld (2008) [K]
The Graveyard Book (2008) [K|E]
Batman: Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader (2009) [K]
Odd and the Frost Giants (2009) [E]

Gee, Sophie.

The Scandal of the Season (2007) [E]

Gladwell, Malcolm.

The Tipping Point (2000) [K]

Green, Simon R.

The Man with the Golden Torc (2008) [E]

Gruen, Sara.

Water for Elephants (2006) [K|E]

Gullo, Lawrence.

Vampire Deluxe! (2009) With David Ryder Prangley. [E]


Harris, Robert.

Pompeii (2003) [E]

Hill, Joe.

20th Century Ghosts (2005) [E]
Locke & Key Volume 1 (2009) Art by Gabriel Rodriguez. [K|E]

Hill, Susan.

The Woman in Black (1983) [E]

Hobb, Robin.

Assassin’s Apprentice (1995) [E]

Hornby, Nick.

Slam (2008) [K]


Ishiguro, Kazuo.

The Remains of the Day (1989) [E]


Jackson, Shirley.

The Haunting of Hill House (1959) [E]
We Have Always Lived in the Castle (1962) [E]
The Magic of Shirley Jackson (1966) ed. Stanley Hyman [E]

Jones, Stephen (ed.)

Vampire Stories by Women (2001) [E]
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 15 (2004) [E]
The Mammoth Book of Best New Horror 16 (2005) [E]


Kiernan, Caitlín R.

Alabaster (2006) [K|E]
A is for Alien (2009) [E]
The Red Tree (2009) [K|E]
The Ammonite Violin (2010) [E]
The Drowning Girl: A Memoir (2012) [E]

As Kathleen Tierney:

Blood Oranges (2013) [E]

Kincaid, Jamaica.

Lucy (1990) [K]

Kindl, Patrice.

The Woman in the Wall (1998) [K|E]

King, Stephen.

Everything’s Eventual (2002) [E]

Koike, Mariko.

The Cat in the Coffin (2009) [K]

Kostova, Elizabeth.

The Historian (2005) [E]

Kyogoku, Natsuhiko.

The Summer of the Ubume (1994) Trans. Alexander O. Smith & Elye J. Alexander [E]


Layman, John.

Chew vols. 1-3 (2009-10) Art by Rob Guillory. [K|E]

Lee, Tanith.

Night’s Master (1978) [K|E]
Electric Forest (1979) [E]
Sabella (1980) [E]
The Silver Metal Lover (1981) [K|E]
Red as Blood (1983) [E]
The Book of the Damned (1988) [K|E]
The Book of the Beast (1988) [K|E]
Madame Two Swords (1988) [E]
The Book of the Dead (1991) [K|E]
The Book of the Mad (1993) [E]
Metallic Love (2005) [K|E]

Levitt, Steven & Dubner, Stephen.

Freakonomics (2005) [K]

Ligotti, Thomas.

Songs of a Dead Dreamer (1986, definitive edition 2010) [E]

Lin, Grace.

Where the Mountain Meets the Moon (2009) [K|E]
The Year of the Dog (2005) [E]

Lindqvist, John Ajvide.

Let the Right One In (2004) Trans. Ebba Segerberg. [E]

Lindsay, Jeff.

Darkly Dreaming Dexter (2004) [K|E]

Lorenz, Konrad.

King Solomon’s Ring (1949) [E]


MacDonald, George.

The Golden Key (1867) [E]

Marion, Isaac.

Anna (2008) [K|E]
The Inside (2008) [K|E]
Warm Bodies (2009) [K|E]

McCaffrey, Anne.

Crystal Singer (1982) [K|E]

McCarthy, Cormac.

The Road (2006) [K]

McKillip, Patricia A.

The Bell at Sealey Head (2008) [E]

McKinley, Robin.

Beauty (1976) [E]
Deerskin (1993) [K|E]
Chalice (2008) [E]

Miéville, China.

King Rat (1998) [K|E]
Perdido Street Station (2000) [K|E]
The Scar (2002) [K|E]
Iron Council (2004) [K|E]
Looking for Jake (2005)[K|E]
Un Lun Dun(2007) [K|E]
The City & The City(2009) [K|E]

Mignola, Mike.

Hellboy, Vol. 1: Seed of Destruction (1994) [E]
B.P.R.D.: Hollow Earth & Other Stories (1998-2003) [E]
The Amazing Screw-on Head (2002) [K]


Niffenegger, Audrey.

The Time Traveler’s Wife (2003) [K|E]


O’Neill, Katie.

Princess Princess (2012) [E]

Oyeyemi, Helen.

The Icarus Girl (2006) [K|E]
White is for Witching (2009) [E]


Palahniuk, Chuck.

Fight Club (1996) [K]
Survivor (1999) [K]
Choke (2001) [K]
Lullaby(2002) [K]
Diary (2003) [K|E]
Haunted (2005) [K]

Patchett, Ann.

Bel Canto (2001) [E]

Petersen, David.

Mouse Guard: Fall 1152 (2007) [K|E]
Mouse Guard: Winter 1152 (2009) [K|E]

Pierce, Meredith Ann.

The Woman Who Loved Reindeer (1985) [E]



Rogers, Cameron.

The Music of Razors (2007) [K|E]


See, Lisa.

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (2005) [K]

Selby, Hubert.

Requiem for a Dream (1978) [K|E]

Shinn, Sharon.

The Shape-Changer’s Wife (1995) [E]
Archangel (1997) [E]
Jovah’s Angel (1998) [E]
The Alleluia Files (1999) [E]

Sierra, Javier.

The Secret Supper (2004) [K]

Sinclair, Upton.

The Millenium (1924) [K]

Skal, David J.

Antibodies (1988) [K]

Spinelli, Jerry.

Wringer (1997) [E]

Stevermer, Caroline.

Sorcery and Cecelia (1988) With Patricia C. Wrede. [E]
The Grand Tour (2004) With Patricia C. Wrede. [E]

Stewart, Trenton Lee.

The Mysterious Benedict Society (2007) [K]

Stone, Robert.

Bear and His Daughter (1997) [E]


Tezuka, Osamu.

Princess Knight (1953-6) [E]
MW (1976-1978) [E]



Valente, Catherynne M.

The Orphan’s Tales: In the Night Garden (2006) [K|E]

Vaughan, Brian K.

Saga, vol. 1 (2012) Art by Fiona Stapes. [K|E]

Verne, Jules.

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1870) [K|E]

Vernon, Ursula.

Nurk(2008) [K|E]


Waters, Sarah.

Tipping the Velvet (1998) [K|E]
Affinity (1999) [K|E]
Fingersmith (2002) [K|E]
The Night Watch (2006) [K|E]
The Little Stranger (2009) [K]

Way, Gerard and Gabriel Bá.

The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: Apocalypse Suite (2008) [K|E]
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 2: Dallas (2009) [K|E]

Weinberg, Robert (ed.).

100 Vicious Little Vampire Stories (1995) Ed. with Stefan Dziemianowicz & Martin Greenberg. [E]

Weeks, Brent.

The Way of Shadows (2008)[E]

Weir, Christina.

New X-Men: Hellions (2005). With Nunzio deFilippis. [E]

Wheeler, Thomas.

The Arcanum (2004) [E]

WHIRR WHIRR WHIRR (comics collective)

Mythology Anthology: Katabasis/Anabsis (2010) [K|E]

Wrede, Patricia C.

Talking to Dragons (1985) [K|E]
Dealing with Dragons (1990) [K|E]
Sorcery and Cecelia (1988) With Caroline Stevermer. [E]
The Grand Tour (2004) With Caroline Stevermer. [E]
Thirteenth Child (2009) [K]