Reviewed Books: L to R

The following list contains all the books we have reviewed since we started Library of Cats on May 22, 2014. The list is in alpha order by author’s name. The key to the abbreviations will help you find a specific type/genre of book. To read the review type the book title into “Search” and off you go!! (Book list is updated monthly.)

Key:
AF = Adult Fiction
BAN = Banned and/or Challenged Book
BIO = Biography/Autobiography
CAT = Cat Book (of course!)
CF = Children’s Fiction (Late elementary to middle grades)
FA = Fantasy
DY = Dystopian
HC = Holiday, Christmas
HE = Holiday, Easter
HK = Holiday, Kwanzaa
HCH = Holiday, Hanukkah
HH = Holiday, Halloween
HT = Holiday, Thanksgiving
HV = Holiday, Valentines
HIS = History
INSP = Inspirational
MY = Mystery
NF = Non-Fiction
PB = Picture Book
PH = Photograph Book
SF = Science Fiction
YA = Young Adult (Late middle grades to high school)

 

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L’AMOUR, The Key-Lock Man by Louis L’Amour (AF)
L’ENGLE, A Wrinkle in Time Quintet: Book 1, A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L’Engle (YA-FA)
L’ENGLE, The Joys of Love by Madeleine L’Engle (YA)
Le GUIN, Cat Dreams by Ursula K. Le Guin and S. D. Schindler, (PB-CAT)
LACKEY, Elemental Masters: Book 5, Reserved for the Cat by Mercedes Lackey (AF-FA-CAT)
LAMOTT, Traveling Mercies by Anne Lamott (INSP)
LANE, Young Sherlock Holmes: Book 1, Death Cloud by Andrew Lane (YA)
LANE, Young Sherlock Holmes: Book 2, Rebel Fire by Andrew Lane (YA)
LARSEN, The Imaginary Garden by Andrew Larsen (PB)
LEAVITT, Commander in Cheese: Oval Office Escape by Lindsey Leavitt (CF)
LEE, Go Set a Watchman by Harper Lee (AF)
LEE, To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee (AF-BAN)
LESTER, Sam and the Tigers by Julius Lester (PB)
LEVINE, Jaine Austen: Book 14, Murder has Nine Lives by Laura Levine (AF-MY-CAT)
LEVIN, Oogy by Larry Levin (NF-BIO)
LEWIS, First Dog by J. Patrick Lewis and Beth Zappitello (PB)
LINDBERGH, Gift from the Sea by Anne Morrow Lindbergh (INSP)
LITCHFIELD, The Bear and the Piano by David Litchfield (PB)
LOTEMPIO, Cat Rescue Mystery: Book 1, Purr M for Murder by T. C. LoTempio (AF-MY)
LOTEMPIO, Nick & Nora Mystery: Book 1, Meow if its Murder by T. C. LoTempio (AF-MY)
LOTEMPIO, Nick & Nora Mystery: Book 2, Claws for Alarm by T. C. LoTempio (AF-MY)
LOTEMPIO, Nick & Nora Mystery: Book 3, Crime and Catnip by T. C. LoTempio (AF-MY)
LOUCH, The True Tails of Baker and Taylor by Jan Louch (NF-CAT)
LOW, This First Christmas Night by Laura Godwin and William Low (PB-HC)
LOWELL, The Three Little Javelinas by Susan Lowell (PB)

 

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MABIRE, The Wolf Who Fell Out of a Book by Thierry Robberecht and Gregoire Mabire (PB)
MACKALL, The Fantastic Gifts of Fall by Dandi Daley Mackall and Katherine Blackmore (PB-HT)
MADER, Lost Cat by C. Roger Mader (PB-CAT)
MADER, Stowaway in a Sleigh by C. Roger Mader (PB-HC-CAT)
MADER, Stowaway in a Sleigh, C. Roger Mader (PB-CAT-HC)
MADER, Tiptop Cat by C. Roger Mader (PB-CAT)
MAENO, Papa Piccolo by Carol Talley and Itoko Maeno (PB-CAT)
MAGUIRE, After Alice by Gregory Maguire (AF)
MAGUIRE, Egg & Spoon by Gregory Maguire (AF)
MAGUIRE, Oasis by Gregory Maguire (CF)
MALBROUGH, Marigold Bakes a Cake by Mike Malbrough (PB-CAT)
MALONE, The 125 Most Asked Questions About Cats by John Malone (NF-CAT)
MARCIULIANO, I Could Pee on This by Francesco Marciuliano (NF-CAT)
MARKES, Thanks for Thanksgiving by Julie Markes and Doris Barrette (PB-HT)
MARR, Seven Diamonds: Book 1, Seven Black Diamonds by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Seven Diamonds: Book 2, One Blood Ruby by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, The Blackwell Pages: Book 1, Loki’s Wolves by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, The Blackwell Pages: Book 2, Odin’s Ravens by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, The Blackwell Pages: Book 3, Thor’s Serpents by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 1, Wicked Lovely by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 2, Ink Exchange by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 3, Fragile Eternity by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 4, Radiant Shadows by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 5, Darkest Mercy by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MARR, Wicked Lovely: Book 6, Desert Tales by Melissa Marr (YA-FA)
MASS, A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass (CF)
MAYER, Just a Special Thanksgiving by Mercer Mayer (PB-HT)
MAYER, The Unicorn and The Lake by Marianna Mayer (PB)
McANULTY, Mr. Fuzzbuster Knows He’s the Favorite by Stacy McAnulty and Edward Hemingway (PB-CAT)
McEWEN, The Cat Who Got Carried Away, Allan Ahlberg and Katharine McEwen (CF-CAT)
MCGHEE, Star Bright: A Christmas Story, BY Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds (PB-INSP-HC)
McGHEE, The Sweetest Witch Around by Alison McGhee and Harry Bliss (PB-HH)
McGINNIS, A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis (YA)
McMCLOSKEY, Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCloskey (PB)
McPHAIL, Crash the Cat by David McPhail (PB-CAT)
McQUINN, Lola Gets a Cat by Anna McQuinn and Rosalind Beardshaw (PB-CAT)
MEDEARIS, Seven Spools of Thread, A Kwanzaa Story by Angela Shelf Medearis (PB-HK)
MEE, We Bought a Zoo, A Memoir by Benjamin Mee (NF)
MEYER, Doomed Queen Anne by Carolyn Meyer (CF-HIS)
MEYERS, Kittens! Kittens! Kittens! by Susan Meyers (PB-CAT)
MILICH, Miz Fannie Mae’s Fine New Easter Hat by Melissa Milich and Yong Chen (PB-HE)
MILLER, Three More Stories You Can Read to Your Cat by Sara Swan Miller and True Kelley (CF-CAT)
MORRILL, The Celery Stalks at Midnight by James Howe and Leslie Morrill, (CF-CAT)
MORTIMER, Bunny’s Easter Egg by Anne Mortimer (PB-HE)
MORTIMER, Christmas Mouse by Anne Mortimer (PB-HC)
MORTIMER, Kittycat Lullaby by Eileen Spinelli and Anne Mortimer (PB-CAT)
MORTIMER, Pumpkin Cat by Anne Mortimer (PB-HH-CAT)
MORTON, The No. 2 Feline Detective Agency by Mandy Morton (AF-MY-CAT)
MOUW, Praying at Burger King by Richard J. Mouw (INSP)
MULDROW, Everything I Need to Know I Learned from a Little Golden Book by Diane Muldrow (PB)
MULL, The Candy Shop War: Book 1, The Candy Shop War by Brandon Mull (CF-FA)
MULL, The Candy Shop War: Book 2, Arcade Catastrophe by Brandon Mull (CF-FA)
MUNCASTER, I Am a Witch’s Cat by Harriet Muncaster (PB-HH)
MYRON, Dewey: The Small-Town Library Cat Who Touched the World by Vicki Myron (NF-CAT)
MYRON, Dewey’s Christmas at the Library by Vicki Myron, Bret Witter and Steve James (PB-CAT-HC)

 

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NAHSON, The Snowy Day and the Art of Ezra Jack Keats by Claudia J. Nahson and Maurice Berger (NF)
NEWMAN, Runaway Dreidel by Leslea Newman (PB-HCH)
NIXON, The Thanksgiving Mystery by Joan Lowery Nixon (CF-HT-CAT)
NO AUTHOR CREDITED, Willy the Wandering Kitten by (no author credited) (PB-CAT)
NORRIS, Becoming Bread by Gunilla Norris (INSP)
NOURMAND, Hitchcock Poster Art edited by Tony Nourmand and Mark H. Wolff (NF)
NUMEROFF, If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff (PB-CAT)
NUMEROFF, If You Take a Mouse to the Movies by Laura Numeroff (PB-HC)

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O’BRIEN, Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien (YA-DY)
O’HEARN, Valkyrie: Book 1, Valkyrie by Kate O’Hearn (CF-FA)
OAKES, Queen of Hearts Saga: Book 1, Queen of Hearts by Colleen Oakes (YA-FA)
ORAL, The Message of the Birds by Kate Westerlund and Feridun Oral (PB- INSP-HC)
ORWELL, 1984 by George Orwell (AF-DY-BAN)
OWEN, Thanksgiving Origami by Ruth Owen (PB-NF-CRAFT)

 

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PAPP, M is for Meow by Helen L. Wilbur & Robert Papp (PB-CAT)
PARK, Junie B. Jones and the Stinky Smelly Bus by Barbara Park and Denise Brukus (CF-BAN))
PARNELL, And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, and Henry Cole (PB-BAN)
PAUL, Lost Cat by Caroline Paul (NF-CAT)
PENNAC, Dog by Daniel Pennac (AF)
PERENYI, Caveat Emptor by Ken Perenyi (NF-BIO)
PERRY, Witch City: Book 1, Caught Dead Handed by Carol J. Perry, (AF-MY)
PERRY, Witch City: Book 2, Look Both Ways by Carol J. Perry (AF-MY)
PERRY, Witch City: Book 3, Tails You Lose by Carol J. Perry, (AF-MY)
PERRY, Witch City: Book 4, Murder Go Round by Carol J. Perry, (AF-MY)
PHELAN, Snow White, A Graphic Novel by Matt Phelen (YA-CF-FA)
PILKEY, Kat Kong by Dav Pilkey (PB-CAT)
PINKNEY, Bird in a Box by Andrea Davis Pinkney (CF)
PINKNEY, Seven Candles for Kwanzaa by Andrea Davis Pinkney (PB-HK)
PIZZOLI, North, South, East, West by Margaret Wise Brown and Greg Pizzoli (PB)
POLACCO, Rechenka’s Eggs by Patricia Polacco (PB-HE)
PRATT, By Spaceship to the Moon by Jack Coggins and Fletcher Pratt (NF)
PRESTON-GANNON, Pepper & Poe by Frann Preston-Gannon (PB-CAT)
PRICE, No Pat Answers by Eugenia Price (INSP)
PRIMAVERA, Auntie Claus by Elise Primavera (PB-HC)

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RADZINSKI, What Cats Want for Christmas by Kandy Radzinski (PB-HC-CAT)
REIBSTEIN, Wabi Sabi by Mark Reibstein (PB-CAT)
REICH, Minette’s Feast by Susanna Reich (PB-CAT)
REYNOLDS, Star Bright: A Christmas Story, BY Alison McGhee and Peter H. Reynolds (PB-INSP-HC)
RICCI, The Halloween Cat by Christine Ricci (PB-HH-CAT)
RICHARDSON, And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson, Peter Parnell, and Henry Cole (PB-BAN)
RIDDELL, The Sleeper and the Spindle by Neil Gaiman and Charles Riddell (YA-CF-PB)
RIORDAN, Demigods and Magicians by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 1, The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 1, The Lost Hero Graphic Novel by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 2, The Son of Neptune by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 3, The Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 4, The House of Hades by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Heroes of Olympus: Book 5, The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Magnus Chase: Book 1, The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Magnus Chase: Book 2, Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Magnus Chase: Book 3, Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Book 1, The Lightening Thief by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Book 2, The Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Book 3, The Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Book 4, The Battle of the Labyrinth by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Percy Jackson & the Olympians: Book 5, The Last Olympian by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Trials of Apollo: Book 1, The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
RIORDAN, Trials of Apollo: Book 2, The Dark Prophecy by Rick Riordan (YA-FA)
ROBBERECHT, The Wolf Who Fell Out of a Book by Thierry Robberecht and Gregoire Mabire (PB)
ROBERTS, Thanksgiving Mice! by Bethany Roberts (PB-HT)
ROBERTSON, The Baker Street Translation by Michael Robertson (AF-MY)
ROBINSON, Lawyer for the Cat by Lee Robinson (AF-MY)
ROLFE, The Photographed Cat by Arnold Arluke & Lauren Rolfe (NF-PH-CAT)
ROMP, The Cat Who Came Back for Christmas by Julia Romp (NF-HC-CAT)
ROSE, Merry Christmas, Squirrels! by Nancy Rose (PB-HC)
ROSE, The Secret Life of Squirrels – A Love Story by Nancy Rose (PB-PH)
ROWLING, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child by J. K. Rowling (YA-FA)
RUBEL, Rotten Ralph’s Trick or Treat! By Ralph Gantos and Nicole Rubel (PB-CAT-HH)
RUBIN, The Happiness Project by Gretchen Rubin (INSP)
RUEDA, Here Comes Santa Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-CAT-HC)
RUEDA, Here Comes the Easter Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-HE-CAT)
RUEDA, Here Comes the Tooth Fairy Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia Rueda (PB-CAT)
RUEDA, Here Comes Valentine Cat by Deborah Underwood and Claudia (PB-CAT-HV)
RUEDA, Huff & Puff by Claudia Rueda (PB)
RUIZ, The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz (INSP)
RYLANT, Moonlight the Halloween Cat by Cynthia Rylant and Melissa Sweet (PC-CAT-HH)
RYLANT, Mr. Putter & Tabby Write the Book by Cynthia Rylant (CF-CAT)

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