I now blog over at The Eyre Guide! This blog is an archive of my past posts.


Since moving my blog domain to a different host, the link URL below may need to have ".blogspot" added after "bookishwhimsy" to direct to the appropriate page.  Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for checking out this page!


~Classic Literature~


Anne Eyre by Summer Day
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Austenland by Shannon Hale
The Bronte Plot by Katherine Reay
The Casual Vacancy by J.K. Rowling
Chocolate Roses by Joan Sowards
Descended - Jett by Dana Pratola
Fairytale Beginnings by Holly Martin
Finding Mr. Rochester by Trisha Ashley
The Flight of Gemma Hardy by Margot Livesey
Incorrigibility by Rayme Michaels
Jane by Marielena Zuniga
Jane Eyre Austen by Doyle McBrayne
Jane Eyre, Beware by Anthony Auriemma and Carolyn Chambers Clark
Jillian Dare by Melanie M. Jeschke
Landline by Rainbow Rowell
Me Before You by JoJo Moyes
Midnight in Austenland by Shannon Hale
The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
One Plus One by Jojo Moyes
Pursuing the Times by Lauren Baratz-Logsted
Re Jane by Patricia Park
Someone Else's Fairytale by Emily Mah Tippetts


Amongst the Ruins by Saewod Tice
Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning
A Conspiracy of Kings by Megan Whalen Turner
The Crock of Gold by James Stephens
Dark Descendant by Jenna Black
Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning
A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFever
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
Deadlocked by Charlaine Harris
A Death Displaced by Andrew Butcher
Detecting Magic with Dick Hunter by A. Jarrell Hayes
Dreamfever by Karen Marie Moning
Faefever by Karen Marie Moning
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North
Glamour in Glass by Mary Robinette Kowal
The Greyfriar by Clay and Susan Griffith
Hyperion by Dan Simmons
The King of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Knight's Shadow by Sebastien de Castell
The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch
The Magicians and Mrs. Quent by Galen Beckett
Morlock Night by K.W. Jeter
Never After by Jason Robert Macumber
Of Noble Family by Mary Robinette Kowal
The Seven Gifts by John Mellor
Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning
Soulless by Gail Carriger
Traitor's Blade by Sebastien de Castell
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Valour and Vanity by Mary Robinette Kowal
Without a Summer by Mary Robinette Kowal


Adele: Jane Eyre's Hidden Story by Emma Tennant
Blood Eye by Giles Kristian
The Color of Light by Helen Maryles Shankman
The Course of Love by Alain de Botton
Interview With the Vampire by Anne Rice
The Madwoman Upstairs by Catherine Lowell
Mr. Fox by Helen Oyeyemi
My Love, My Love or The Peasant Girl by Rosa Guy
The Nine Fold Heaven by Mingmei Yip
Not to Disturb by Muriel Spark
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
The Quick by Lauren Owen
The Robber Bridegroom by Eudora Welty
Skeleton Women by Mingmei Yip

~Gothic Fiction~

Halton Cray by N.B. Roberts
The House on Blackstone Moor by Carole Gill
Touch Not the Cat by Mary Stewart
Winds of Graystone Manor by B.J. Hoff

~Historical Fiction~

The Chalice by Nancy Bilyeau
The Crown by Nancy Bilyeau
The Master of Verona by David Blixt
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye
The Tapestry by Nancy Bilyeau
Thornfield Hall by Jane Stubbs
Wake of the Bloody Angel by Alex Bledsoe

~Historical Romance~

~Middle Grade~



~Science Fiction~

The Angel's Kiss: A Melody Malone Mystery by Justin Richards
The Day of the Triffids by John Wyndham
Doctor Who: Beautiful Chaos by Gary Russell
Doctor Who: The Bog Warrior by Cecelia Ahern
Doctor Who: The Death Pit by A.L. Kennedy
Doctor Who: Festival of Death by Jonathan Morris
Doctor Who: Magic of the Angels by Jacqueline Rayner
Doctor Who: Nothing O'Clock by Neil Gaiman
Doctor Who: Players by Terrance Dicks
Doctor Who: The Silent Stars Go By by Dan Abnett
Doctor Who: Touched By An Angel by Jonathan Morris
Doctor Who: The Wheel of Ice by Stephen Baxter
Jane_e, Friendless Orphan: A Memoir by Erin McCole-Cupp
Perfect Betrayal by Jade Kerrion
Perfection Unleashed by Jade Kerrion
Phantom by Gabriel Common
Star Trek: Spock Must Die by James Blish
Star Trek The Next Generation: Imzadi by Peter David
Star Trek The Next Generation: The Persistence of Memory by David Mack
Star Trek The Next Generation: Silent Weapons by David Mack
Summer Falls by Amelia Williams
The Time Ships by Stephen Baxter


The After House by Michael Phillip Cash
Click-Clack the Rattlebag by Neil Gaiman
Filipino Ghost Stories by Alex G. Paman
The Haunting of Maddy Clare by Simone St. James


Blood of the Lamb by Sam Cabot
Casino Royale by Ian Fleming
Flesh Worn Stone by John A. Burks
Live and Let Die by Ian Fleming
On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Ian Fleming
Reel Horror by Ernie Garrett
Uberlord by Mark Anderson Esquire
The Vesuvius Club by Mark Gatiss

~Young Adult Contemporary~

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
A Breath of Eyre by Eve Marie Mont
Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson
Eyre House by Caitlin Greer
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
Flowers in the Attic by V.C. Andrews
Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins
On the Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
The Rise and Fall of a Theater Geek by Seth Rudetsky
Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta
Struck By Lightning by Chris Colfer
When the World Was Flat (And We Were in Love) by Ingrid Jonach

~Young Adult Fantasy~

Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake
The Artisans by Julie Reece
Ashes on the Waves by Mary Lindsey

Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Between Two Thorns by Emma Newman
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
Birthright by Willow Cross
Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
Broken by A. E. Rought
Book of Remembrance by Tania Johansson
The Burning Sky by Sherry Thomas

Camelot Burning by Kathryn Rose
The Choosing by Jeremy Laszlo
City of Dark Magic by Magnus Flyte
The Conduit by Stacey Rourke
A Conspiracy of Alchemists by Liesel Schwarz
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas
Cruel Beauty by Rosamond Hodge
Curtsies and Conspiracies by Gail Carriger

Dark Companion by Marta Acosta
The Dark Days Club by Alison Goodman
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
The Dark Unwinding by Sharon Cameron
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Demonglass by Rachel Hawkins
Die For Me by Amy Plum
Doon by Carey Corp and Lorie Langdon

Elfhunter by C.S. Marks
Embrace by Stacey Rourke
The Enchanted Truth by Kym Petrie
Entwined by Heather Dixon

The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen
Ferragost by Melina Marchetta
Finnikin of the Rock by Melina Marchetta
First Frost by Liz DeJesus
Florence by Ciye Cho
Froi of the Exiles by Melina Marchetta

Girl of Nightmares by Kendare Blake
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFever

Half a King by Joe Abercrombie
Harbinger by Sara Wilson Etienne
Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas
Hidden Huntress by Danielle L. Jensen
His Black Wings by Astrid Yrigollen
Hollow Earth by John and Carole E. Barrowman
Humanless by Teodora Kostova

Into the Dim by Janet B. Taylor
Ironskin by Tina Connolly

Light & Dark: The Awakening of the Mageknight by Daniel Fife
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Masque of the Red Death by Bethany Griffin
The Mist on Brontë Moor by Aviva Orr
Morrigan by Laura DeLuca

Nandana's Mark by Heidi Garrett
The Night Itself by Zoë Marriott
The Nightmare Affair by Mindee Arnett

Obsidian by Jennifer Armentrout
Of Beast and Beauty by Stacey Jay
Of Folly and Fear by Tania Johansson
The Orphan, the SoulCatcher, and the Black Blizzard by Kimberlee Ann Bastian
The Orphan Queen by Jodi Meadows

The Paladin Prophecy by Mark Frost
Palace of Stone by Shannon Hale
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
The Perilous Gard by Elizabeth Marie Pope
Princess of the Silver Woods by Jessica Day George

A Quarter of Magic by Zoe Tyson
The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater
Riders by Veronica Rossi
The Ring and the Crown by Melissa de la Cruz
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Sapphire Blue by Kerstin Gier
Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton
The Scarecrow and His Servant by Philip Pullman
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Shadows on the Moon by Zoe Herriott
The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielsen
A Shimmer of Angels by Lisa M. Basso
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Silver in the Blood by Jessica Day George
Something Strange and Deadly by Susan Dennard
Stolen Songbird by Danielle L. Jensen
Stormdancer by Jay Kristoff
Storm of Arranon by R.E. Sheahan

~Young Adult Mystery~

~Young Adult Science Fiction~

~Young Adult Thriller~

Killer Instinct by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Locked in Time by Lois Duncan