Reviewed Books: A to F

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.)

AF = Adult Fiction
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
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)


ADAM, X and the City by John A. Adam (NF)
ADKINS, Cats, An Owner’s Guide by Carla Adkins (NF-CAT)
ALLBRITTEN, Chihuahua of the Baskervilles by Esri Allbritten (AF-MY)
ALLEGRA, Sarah Gives Thanks by Mike Allegra (PB-BIO)
ANDERSON, What My Cat Has Taught Me About Life by Nikki Anderson (NF-CAT)
ARLUKE, The Photographed Cat, Arnold Arluke & Lauren Rolfe (NF-PH-CAT)
ARMSTRONG, Loki’s Wolves by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
ARMSTRONG, Odin’s Ravens by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
ARMSTRONG, Thor’s Serpents by K. L. Armstrong & M. A. Marr (YA-FA)
ARMSTRONG, Whittington by Alan Armstrong (CF-CAT)
ARYAL, Bo: America’s Commander in Leash by Naran Aryal (PB)
ATWOOD, MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood (AF-DY)
ATWOOD, Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood (AF-DY)
ATWOOD, Stone Mattress by Margaret Atwood (AF)
ATWOOD, The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (AF-DY)
ATWOOD, The Year of the Flood by Margaret Atwood (AF-DY)
ATWOOD, Up in the Tree by Margaret Atwood (PB)
ATWOOD, Wilderness Tips by Margaret Atwood (AF)
AUSTEN, Pride and Prejudice and Kitties, Jane Austen, Pamela Jane & Deborah Guyol (AF-PH-CAT)



BAKER, How to Live with a Neurotic Cat by Stephen Baker (NF-CAT)
BAN BREATHNACH, Romancing the Ordinary by Sarah Ban Breathnach (INSP)
BANKS, Parlor Cats, Cynthia Hart, John Grossman, & Josephine Banks (NF-CAT)
BAREY, Julia’s Cats by Patricia Barey and Therese Burson (NF-BIO-CAT)
BAXTER, Right from the Gecko, Cynthia Baxter (AF-MY)
BECK, Malcolm at Midnight by W. H. Beck (CF)
BECKER, Meow Wow by Marty Becker, D.V.M and Gina Spadafort (NF-CAT)
BENEDIS-GRAB, Clementine for Christmas by Daphne Benedis-Grab (CF-HC)
BENJAMIN, Catify to Satisfy by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin (NF-CAT)
BENOIT, Where Are They Buried? How Did They Die? By Tod Benoit (NF)
BERGER, Boo-La-La Witch Spa by Samantha Berger (PB-HH)
BIJSTERBOSCH, Whose Hat is That? by Anita Bijsterbosch (PB)
BLACK, The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black (YA-FA)
BOMBECK, The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck (NF)
BRADBURY, Dandelion Wine by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury (AF-DY)
BRADBURY, Farewell to Summer by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, I Sing the Body Electric by Ray Bradbury (AF-SF)
BRADBURY, Medicine for Melancholy by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, Now and Forever by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, The Cat’s Pajamas by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, The Golden Apples of the Sun by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, The Halloween Tree by Ray Bradbury (CF-HH)
BRADBURY, The Illustrated Man by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADBURY, The Martian Chronicles by Ray Bradbury (AF-SF)
BRADBURY, The October Country by Ray Bradbury (AF)
BRADLEY, A Red Herring Without Mustard by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, I Am Half-Sick of Shadows by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, Speaking from Among the Bones by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Brady (CF-MY)
BRADLEY, The Weed That Strings the Hangman’s Bag by Alan Bradley (CF-MY)
BRANDON, Double Booked for Death by Ali Brandon (AF-MY)
BRETT, Animal’s Santa by Jan Brett (PB-HC)
BROACH, The Wolf Keepers, Elise Broach (CF)
BROWN, A Pussycat’s Christmas by Margaret Wise Brown (PB-HC-CAT)
BROWN, Cleo, The Cat Who Mended a Family by Helen Brown (NF-CAT)
BUNTING, A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting (PB-HT)
BURT, A Legend of Starfire, Marissa Burt (YA-FA)
BURT, A Sliver of Stardust, Marissa Burt (YA-FA)
BURNHAM, Angel Letters by Sophy Burnham (INSP)
BURSON, Julia’s Cats by Patricia Barey and Therese Burson (NF-BIO-CAT)
BUTLER, If You See a Kitten by John Butler (PB-CAT)


CAINE, Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine (YA-FA)
CHAMBERLAIN, Please Don’t Tease Tootsie by Margaret Chamberlain (PB)
CHOI, L.A. Son by Roy Choi (NF)
CLEARY, Socks by Beverly Cleary (CF-CAT)
CLELAND, Blood Rubies by Jane K. Cleland (AF-MY)
CLINTON, Dear Socks, Dear Buddy by Hillary Rodham Clinton (NF-PH-CAT)
COGGINS, By Spaceship to the Moon by Jack Coggins and Fletcher Pratt (NF)
COLLINS, Relic by Renee Collins (YA)
COOPER, Green by Susan Cooper (YA)
COOPER, Victory by Susan Cooper (YA)
CORNWALL, Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell YA-FA)


DAHL, James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl (CF)
DALEY, Great Speeches by American Women edited by James Daley (NF-HIS)
DAVIDSON, Shake Cats by Darli Davidson (NF-PH-CAT)
DAVIDSON, The Secrets of Lost Cats by Dr. Nancy Davidson (NF-CAT)
DAVIS, Wackiest White House Pets by Gibbs Davis (PB-HIS)
DAY, A Kitten’s Year by Nancy Raines Day (PB-CAT)
DE ROSSET, The Confessions of St. Augustine edited by Rosalie De Rosset (INSP)
DEAN, Pete the Cat, The First Thanksgiving by Kimberly & James Dean (PB-HT-CAT)
DEAN, Pete the Cat’s Groovy Guide to Life by Kimberly & James Dean (PB-CAT)
DICAMILLO, Flora & Ulysses by Kate DiCamillo (CF)
DICAMILLO, The Tale of Despereaux by Kate DiCamillo (CF)
DOLAMORE, Between the Sea and the Sky by Jaclyn Dolamore (YA-FA)
DOSA, Making Rounds with Oscar by David Dosa, M.D. (NF-CAT)
DRYWELL, The Day the Crayons Came Home by Drew Drywell (PB)
DRYWELL, The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Drywell (PB)
DUPRAU, The City of Ember by Jeanne DuPrau (CF-DY)
DUPRAU, The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau (CF-DY)
DUPRAU, The People of Sparks by Jeanne DuPrau (CF-DY)
DUPRAU, The Prophet of Yonwood by Jeanne DuPrau (CF-DY)


EDWARDS, Mixed Beasts by Wallace Edwards (PB)
EDWARDS, The Extinct Files: My Science Project by Wallace Edwards (PB)
EDWARDS, Uncle Wally’s Old Brown Shoe by Wallace Edwards(PB)
ELTING, Q is for Duck by Mary Elting & Michael Folsom (PB)
EVERT, The Christmas Wish by Lori Evert (PB-HC-CAT)


FARLEY, The Black Stallion by Walter Farley (CF)
FASILK, The Cat Who Liked Potato Soup by Terry Fasilk (PB-CAT)
FEIG, How My Cat Made Me a Better Man by Jeremy Feig (NF-CAT)
FFORDE, The Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde (YA-FA)
FFORDE, The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde (YA-FA)
FFORDE, The Song of the Quarkbeast by Jasper Fforde (YA-FA)
FISHER, How to Cook a Wolf by M.F.K. Fisher (NF)
FISCHER, Latke, the Lucky Dog, Ellen Fischer (PB-HCH)
FITZGERALD, The Gallery by Laura Marx Fitzgerald (CF-MY)
FITZGERALD, The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald (AF)
FLAGG, Fried Green Tomatoes as the Whistle Stop Café by Fannie Flagg (AF)
FLAGG, I Still Dream About You by Fannie Flagg (AF)
FLAGG, Standing in the Rainbow by Fannie Flagg (AF)
FLAGG, The All-Girl Filling Station’s Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg (AF)
FLAGG, Welcome to the World, Baby Girl! By Fannie Flagg (AF)
FOLSOM, Q is for Duck by Mary Elting & Michael Folsom (PB)
FORD, Together for Kwanzaa, Juwanda Ford (PB-HK)
FOREMAN, Cat in the Manger, Michael Foreman (PB-HC-CAT)
FRAZIER, The New Natural Cat by Anitra Frazier (NF-CAT)
FUNKE, Dragon Rider by Cornelia Funke (CF-FA)
FUNKE, Igraine the Brave by Cornelia Funke (CF)
FUNKE, The Golden Yarn by Cornelia Funke (YA-FA)
FUNKE, When Santa Fell to Earth by Cornelia Funke (CF-HC)
FURSTINGER, Mercy: The Incredible Story of Henry Bergh by Nancy Furstinger (CF-BIO)