LITERATURE

FICTION

City in Ruins by Don Winslow –– Winslow homer.
The Waters by Bonnie Jo Campbell –– Hydro foiled.
Prophet Song
by Paul Lynch –– Irish stakes.


Distant Sons by Tim Johnson –– Like farther.
Let Us Descend
by Jesmyn Ward –– You just did.
Nineteen Steps
by Millie Bobbie Brown –– Baby ones.
Holly by Stephen King –– Hock.
The Fraud by Zadie Smith –– Faux shizzel.
Tom Lake by Ann Patchett –– Lake woebegone.
None of This Is True by Lisa Jewell –– Or interesting.
The Heaven & Earth Grocery Store by James McBride –– Shelf abuse.
The Girl in the Eagle’s Talons
by Karen Smirnoff –– Gets carried away.
Masters of Death
by Olivia Blake –– Off kill tour.


The Breakaway by Jennifer Weiner –– Break off.
The Five-Star Weekend
by Elin Hilderbrand –– Yelp!
The Covenant of Water by Abraham Verghese –– Jam pact.
Happy Place by Emily Henry –– Woo who?
Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano –– SOB sisters.
Yellowface by R.F. Huang –– Down East.
Lady Tan’s Circle of Women by Lisa See –– Tan trick sucks.
All the Sinners Bleed
by S.A. Crosby –– Bloody awful.
The Ferryman
by Justin Cronin –– Exit poling.
Victory City
by Salman Rushdie –– Which way the win blows.

This Bird Has Flown by Susanna Hoffs –– Wing nuts.
Double or Nothing
by Kim Sherwood –– Nothing.
Fairy Tale by Stephen King –– King of harsh.
The Boys from Biloxi by John Grisham –– Biloxi bruise.
Mad Honey by Jodi Picoult –– Beecalmed.
Babel by R.F. Kuang –– Babel yarn.
The Marriage Portrait by Maggie O’Farrell –– Bride eyed.
A World of Curiosities by Louise Penny –– Penny anti.
Going Rogue
by Janet Evanovich –– Rogue hazard.
Dreamland
by Nicholas Sparks –– Snooze festers.


Demon Copperhead by Barbara Kingsolver –– Snake shack.
Our Missing Hearts
by Celeste Ng –– Sump pump.
All Good People Here
by Ashley Flowers –– Ends swell.
Wrong Place, Wrong Time
by Gillian McCallister –– Wrong book.
The Challenge by Danielle Steele –– Finishing this.
Overkill
by Sandra Brown –– Die later.
The It Girl by Ruth Ware –– No Ware man.
Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin –– Creeps in its petty pace.
Heat 2
by Michael Mann –– Reheat.
Sparring Partners
by John Grisham –– Punching brags.
Meant to Be by Emily Griffin –– Blue in the Fates.
The Summer Place by Jennifer Weiner –– Cape Codpiece.
This Time Tomorrow by Emma Straub –– Daily beast.
Run, Rose, Run by Dolly Parton & James Patterson –– But wear a sports bra.
Boom Town by Garrison Keillor –– Rat.
Remarkably Bright Creatures
by Shelby Van Pelt –– Will avoid.
The Homewreckers
by Mary Kay Andrews –– Domestic blitz.
Sea of Tranquility
by Emily St. John Mandel –– Moon baseless.
The Paris Apartment
by Lucy Foley –– Nothing flat.
Book of Night by Holly Black –– Bedside lump.
The Investigator by John Sandford –– Sandford and scum.
Lessons in Chemistry
by Bonnie Garmus –– Test tube booby.
One Italian Summer
by Rebecca Searle –– Giugno awards.
City on Fire
by Don Winslow –– Spark notes.
The Candy House
by Jennifer Egan –– Candy con.
The School for Good Mothers
by Jessamine Chan –– Maternal combustion.
State of Terror
by Hillary Rodham Clinton & Louise Penny –– Hill hath no fury.
Call Us What We Carry: Poems by Amanda Gorman –– Totes adorbs.
The Judge’s List by John Grisham –– Not docket science.
The Stranger in the Lifeboat by Mitch Albom –– Either/oar.

The Lincoln Highway by Amor Towles –– Wet Towles.
Go Tell the Bees That I Am Gone by Diana Gabaldon –– Honey don’t.
Wish You Were Here
by Jodi Picoult –– Sorry I am.
Project Hail Mary
by Andy Weir –– A bomb.
The Wish
by Nicholas Sparks –– He washy.
Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead –– Drags its feet.
Apples Never Fall by Liane Moriarity –– Apple jack.
Cloud Cuckooland by Anthony Doerr –– Cumulo numb us.
The Last Graduate by Nomi Novik –– Grad pits.
The Jailhouse Lawyer by James Patterson & Nancy Allen –– Writs cracker.
Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney –– Mucky Rooney.
Bewilderment
by Richard Powers –– Confusers the issue.
The Man Who Died Twice
by Richard Osman –– Double down.
The Santa Suit
by Mary Kay Andrews –– Santa crudes.
A Slow Fire Burning
by Paula Hawkins –– Forever ember.
Billy Summers
by Stephen King –– Silly bummers.
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave –– ‘The ending stinks.’
We Were Never Here by Andrea Bartz –– Referring to my bookshelf.
The Paper Palace by Miranda Cowley Heller –– Cape clod.
Black Ice by Brad Thor –– Not too slick.
Blind Tiger by Sandra Brown –– Striped bastard.
The Cellist
by Daniel Silva –– Bow laggard.
Malibu Rising
by Taylor Jenkins Reid –– Coast protocol.
Not a Happy Family
by Shari Lapena –– Are they ever?
We Are the Brennans
by Tracey Lange –– Wall-to-wall Brennan.
Once There Were Wolves
by Charlotte McConaghy –– Howly shit.
The Turnout
by Megan Abbott –– The turnoff.
Afterparties: Stories
by Anthony Veasna So –– So not worth it.
The Bench
by Meghan Markle –– Bench depress.
Sooley
by John Grisham –– Soo-ey!
The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman –– Could be verse.
A Gambling Man by David Baldacci –- Craps out.
The Four Winds by Kristin Hannah –– Really blows.
Whereabouts by Jhumpa Lahiri –– Nowhere, man.
Ocean Prey by John Sandford –– Old chum.
Distant Shore
by Karen Kingsbury –– Not so shore.
Klara and the Sun
by Kazuo Ishiguro –– Klara bull.
Trio
by William Boyd –– Three squares.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab –– Lash LaRue.
The Push by Ashley Audrain –– Give.

Before She Disappeared by Lisa Gardner –– Vanishing scream.
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig –– Unlit crit.
The Scorpion’s Tale by Douglas Preston & Lee Childs –– Stings getting you down?
The Return
by Nicholas Sparks –– Not you again!
Ready Player Two
by Ernest Cline –– Virtual signaling.
A Time For Mercy
by John Grisham –– So no more books?
Troubled Blood
by Robert Galbraith –– Strike’s sour note.
The Searcher by Tana French –– Lost and founders.
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett –– Visibly slacken.
The Evening and the Morning by Ken Follett –– Mid-daze.


One by One by Ruth Wares –– Wares you out.
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman –– Nervous nullities.
Transcendent Kingdom
by Yaa Gyasi –– Ghana girl.
Fifty Words for Rain
by Asha Lemmie –– Lemmie outta here!
Piranesi
by Susanna Clarke –– Spell dreck.
The Guest List
by Lucy Foley –– Disinvite yourself.
All the Devils Are Here
by Louise Penny –– Kids in the Hell.
To Sleep in a Sea of Stars
by Christopher Paolini –– Wet dream.
Dear Child
by Romy Hausmann –– Child pouf.
Memoirs and Misinformation
by Jim Carrey –– Carreyed away.

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NON-FICTION

The Anxious Generation by Jonathan Haidt ––Antsy climax.
The Black Box
by Louis Gates Jr. –– Rusty Gates.
Life: My Story Through History
by Pope Francis –– Papal bull.
White Rural Rage
by Tom Schaller & Paul Waldman –– Crossing the rube's con.
RADIANT: The Life and Line of Keith Haring
by Brad Gooch –– Haring boned.
Housewife by Lisa Selin Davis –– Home wrecker.
Reading the Constitution: Why I Chose Pragmatism, Not Textualism by Stephen Breyer.
–– Breyer commitments.

One Way Back
by Christine Blasey Ford –– Ford knocks.
3 Shades of Blue: Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Bill Evans and the Lost Empire of Cool
by James Kaplan –– Kind of blew.
Cocktails With George and Martha: Movies, Marriage and the Making of ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?
by Philip Gefter –– Woolf trap.
Hits, Flops and Other Illusions
by Ed Zwick –– Zwick dry.
The Lede
by Calvin Trillin –– Lede astray.
Scattershot: Life, Music, Elton, and Me
by Bernie Taupin –– Torpid.
Be Useful: Seven Tools for Life
by Arnold Schwarzenegger –– Glean and jerk.
Only Say Good Things: Surviving Playboy and Finding Myself by Crystal Hefner –– Bunny slop.

Oath and Honor by Liz Cheney –– Oath: the pain!
Doppelganger: a Trip into the Mirror World by Naomi Klein –– Cries Wolff.
Everywhere an Oink Oink by David Mamet –– Pig headed.
Tupac Shakur: The Authorized Biography by Staci Robinson –– Shakur booty.
American Classicist: The Life and Loves of Edith Hamilton by Victoria Houseman –– Myth universe.
Opposable Thumbs: How Siskel and Ebert Changed Movies Forever
by Matt Singer –– Thumb thing strange.
Network of Lies: The Epic Saga of Fox News, Donald Trump, and the Battle for American Democracy by Brian Stelter –– For Fox sake.
The Fall: The End of Fox News and the Murdoch Dynasty by Michael Wolff –– Rupert bare-faced.
Tired of Winning by Jonathan Karl –– Trump role, please.
Prequel: An American Fight Against Fascism by Rachel Maddow –– All righty then.

The Times by Adam Nagourney –– Newspaper of wretched.
Enough by Cassidy Hutchinson –– Not good Enough.
The Masters by Jann Wenner –– Wenner or loser?
Elon Musk by Walter Isaacson –– Elongate.
Wifedom: Mrs. Orwell's Invisible Life by Anna Funder –– Orwell arguments.
Vax-Unvax: Let the Science Speak by Robert F. Kennedy Jr., Brian Hooker PhD –– Kennedy center for the performing arse.
The In-Between: Unforgettable Encounters During Life's Final Moments by Hadley Vlahos R.N. –– Dead, daft and Beyond.
Tucker by Chadwick Moore –– The man and his scheme.
Beyond the Story: 10-Year Record of BTS by BTS, Myeongseok Kang –– BTS D.
Adversity for Sale: Ya Gotta Believe by Jeezy –– Jeezy whiz.

Gambler : Secrets for a Life at Risk by Billy Walters –– Dice: a thousand deaths.
The Art Thief
by Michael Finkel –– Hits the canvas.
The Wager: A Tale of Shipwreck, Mutiny and Murder
by David Grann –– Plank check.
1964: Eyes of the Storm
by Paul McCartney –– Squall McCartney.
The Daddy Diaries
by Andy Cohen –– Pop Cohen.
Outlive: The Science & Art of Longevity by Peter Attia, MD –– Long live rot.
Pageboy by Elliott Page –– Ellen degenerates.
Better Living Through Birding by Christian Cooper –– Black birds.
The In-Between
by Hadley Vlahos, RN –– Near deaf experience.
The Book of Charlie
by David Von Drehle –– Charlie, hearse.

My Friend Anne Frank by Hannah Pick-Goslar –– Frankophile.
The Puppeteer
by Jason Chaffetz –– Jerk string.
What an Owl Knows
by Jennifer Ackerman –– Hoot cares.
Look for Me There
by Luke Russert –– Tiny Tim.
100 Places to See After You Die
by Ken Jennings –– Dumbbell jeopardy.
150 Bookstores You Need to Visit Before you Die
by Elizabeth Stamp –– Stamp of approval.
Humanly Possible
by Sarah Bakewell –– Half-baked.
Poverty, By America
by Matthew Desmond –– Poor excuses.
The Courage to Be Free by Ron DeSantis –– Free rage chicken.
It's OK to Be Angry About Capitalism by Bernie Sanders –– Slow Bernie.


Never Give an Inch by Mike Pompeo –– The last days of Pompeo.
Love, Pamela by Pamela Anderson –– Pamalot.
Spare by Prince Harry –– Spare me.
And There Was Light: Abraham Lincoln and the American Struggle by Jon Meacham –– Lincoln blinkin’ and nod.
The Song of the Cell by Siddhartha Mukherjee –– Cell at a loss.
An Immense World by Ed Yong –– Greatest show on dearth.
Cinema Speculation
by Quentin Tarantino –– Q tips.
Starry Messenger by Neil DeGrasse Tyson –– Sorry not Starry.
The Myth of Normal
by Gabor Maté MD –– Myth diagnosis.
The Philosophy of Modern Song
by Bob Dylan –– Composed heap.

The Light We Carry: Overcoming in Uncertain Times by Michelle Obama –– Illumine knotty.
Rest Is Resistance: A Manifesto
by Tricia Hersey –– Lazy writing.
Killing the Legends: The Lethal Danger of Celebrity
by Bill O’Reilly & Martin Dugard –– Legends of the fool.

The Revolutionary: Samuel Adams
by Stacy Schiff –– Pale ail.
Hold the Line: The Insurrection and One Cop's Battle for America's Soul
by Michael Fanone –– Rough rioters.
Dinners with Ruth
by Nina Totenberg –– Or Impartial, Shmimpartial!
Eliot After The Wasteland
by Robert Crawford –– Eliot nests.
Vacuuming in the Nude: And Other Ways to Get Attention
by Peggy Rowe –– Lust in the dust?
Life on the Mississippi
by Rinker Buck –– Rinker dinky doo.
Aurora: The Psychiatrist Who Treated the Movie Theater Killer Tells Her Story
by Dr. Lynne Fenton –– Aurora: boring all us.

Path Lit By Lightning: The Life of Jim Thorpe by David Maraniss –– Thorpe love and blunder.
America, a Redemption Story
by Senator Tim Scott –– Uncle Tom's gabbin'.
The Destructionists: The Twenty-Five Year Crack-Up of the Republican Party
by Dana Milbank –– Nihil harm strong.
What We Owe the Future
by William MacAskill ––Debt on arrival.
Diana, William, and Harry
by James Patterson –– Diana rigged.
Scenes From My Life
by Michael K. Williams –– Dead reckoning.
Breaking History: A White House Memoir
by Jared Kushner –– Breaking winded.
I’m Glad My Mom Died
by Jennette McCurdy –– Dead parent joke.
Speaking of Harpo
by Susan Fleming Marx –– Silent but dully.
Hollywood Ending: Harvey Weinstein and the Culture of Silence
by Ken Auletta –– Rape expectations.
Think Again by Adam Grant –– Babbling ideate.
Why We Did It by Tim Miller –– Toots one's own Trumpist.
Battle For the American Mind
by Pete Hegseth –– Pin heads.
Happy-Go-Lucky
by David Sedaris –– Carefreak.
The Office BFFs
by Jenna Fischer & Angela Kinsey –– Re: tired.
River of the Gods
by Candice Millard –– Nile in the coffin.
Secret City: The Hidden History of Gay Washington
by James Kirchick –– AC/DC?
Created Equal: The Painful Past, Confusing Present, and Hopeful Future of Race in America
by Ben Carson –– A confusing present.
The Man Who Broke Capitalism
by David Gelles –– Welch is on the deal.
Phil: The Rip-Roaring (and Unauthorized) Biography of Golf’s Most Colorful Superstar
by Alan Shipnuck –– Distracted driving.
The Palace Papers by Tina Brown –– Windsor snots.
Out of the Corner by Jennifer Grey –– Baby schleps.
Finding Me
by Viola David –– Lost me.
Comedy Comedy Comedy Drama
by Bob Odenkirk –– Unfunny unfunny unfunny sad.
Unmasked: My Life Solving America's Cold Cases
by Paul Holes –– Plot Holes.
This Will Not Pass: Trump, Biden, and the Battle for America's Future
by Jonathan Martin & Alexander Burns –– Like a gallstone.
Hello, Molly!
by Molly Shannon –– Molly twaddle.
The War on the West
by Douglas Murray –– All rightie.
Anna
by Amy Odell –– Wintour of our discontent.
I’ll Show Myself Out: Essays on Midlife and Motherhood
by Jessi Klein –– Let the door hit you.
Tough by Terry Crews –– Noogies.
Killing the Killers by O’Reilly & Martin Dugard –– Kill swish.
Serenity at 70, Gaiety at 80: Why You Should Keep On Getting Older
by Garrison Keillor –– Makes one consider alternative.
Liberalism and Its Discontents
by Francis Fukuyama –– Lib tardy.
A Sacred Oath: Memoirs of a Secretary of Defense During Extraordinary Times
by Mark T. Esper –– Oath creepers.
Ten Steps to Nanette
by Hannah Gadsby –– In clodhoppers.
Truly, Madly
by Stephen Galloway –– Mad Leigh.
One Damn Thing After Another: Memoirs of an Attorney General
by Bill Barr –– Sets a low Barr.
Blood, Sweat & Chrome: The Wild and True Story of ‘Mad Max: Fury Road'
by Kyle Buchanan –– Hardy knocks.
Watergate
by Garrett M. Graff –– Break-in wind.

Putting the Rabbit in the Hat by Brian Cox –– In your hat!
Free: A Child and a Country at the End of History
by Lea Ypi –– Ypi ki yay?
Here’s the Deal
by Kellyanne Conway –– Con away.
Enough Already
by Valerie Bertinelli –– One duh at a time.
Renegades Born in the USA
by Barack Obama & Bruce Springsteen –– Mic and icon.
The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story
by Nikole Hannah-Jones –– Bondage pawn.
The Beatles: Get Back
by The Beatles –– Let it be.
The Real Anthony Fauci
by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. –– Can’t keep its vaxx straight.
The President and the Freedom Fighter
by Brian Kilmeade –– Quirk Douglass.
These Precious Days: Essays
by Ann Patchett –– Patchett crazy.
The Dawn of Everything: A New History of Humanity by David Graeber & David Wengrow –– Onsettling.
The Book of Hope: A Survival Guide for Trying Times
by Jane Goodall–– Goodall Jane!
Robert E. Lee: A Life
by Allen C. Guelzo –– General so chicken.
The Chief's Chief
by Mark Meadows –– Chief sifting bull.
Republican Rescue
by Chris Christie –– Ass, O ass.
Both/And: A Life in Many Worlds
by Huma Abedin –– Neither/nor.
I'll Take Your Questions Now: What I Saw at the Trump White House
by Stephanie Grisham –– Depress corps.
Rationality
by Steve Pinker –– Rule of dumb.
There Is Nothing For You Here
by Fiona Hill–– Hill bullies.
No Cure For Being Human by Kate Bowler –– Wee the people.

Peril by Bob Woodward & Robert Costa –– Before swine.
The Baseball 100 by Joe Posnanski –– Lucky strikes.
Here, Right Matters by Alexander Vindman –– Vindmancation?
American Marxism by Mark Levin –– Levin on a shoestring.
The Authoritarian Moment by Ben Shapiro –– Hang a lefty.
Killing the Mob by Bill O’Reilly –– Bill of frights.
How I Saved the World by Jesse Watters –– Muddy Watters.
Putting It Together: How Stephen Sondheim and I Created "Sunday in the Park with George” by James Lapine –– Que Seurat, Seurat.
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler by Rebecca Donner –– Frausy.
This Is Your Mind on Plants by Michael Pollan –– In a vegetative state.


I Alone Can Fix It by Carol Leonnig & Philip Rucker –– Spays their own way.
Frankly, We Did Win This Election’: The Inside Story of How Trump Lost
by Michael Bender –– Winning BigLie.
Perversion of Justice: The Jeffrey Epstein Story
by Julie K. Brown –– Mud and Jeff.
Rememberings
by Sinead O’Connor –– Forgetits.
Notes on Grief
by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie –– Lamentable.
Yearbook
by Seth Rogen –– Most likely to suck seed.
Persist
by Elizabeth Warren –– More Pester.
What Happened to You?
by Oprah Winfrey & Bruce D. Perry –– Blunt farce trauma.
The Bomber Mafia
by Malcolm Gladwell –– Drops a load.
How Y’All Doing?
by Leslie Jordan –– The ribber Jordan.
Antitrust by Amy Klobuchar –– Suits to a tee.
Crying in H Mart
by Michelle Zauner –– Smart as a wimp.
The Code Breaker
by Walter Isaacson –– Gene foray.
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty
by Patrick Radden Keefe –– Sackler shit.
Out of Many One
by George W. Bush –– One bad portrait.
On the House: A Washington Memoir
by John Boehner –– Boehner: their existence.
Madame Speaker: Nancy Pelosi and the Lessons of Power
by Susan Page –– Nancy rue.
Philip Roth: The Biography
by Blake Bailey –– Part noise complaint.
Beautiful Things
by Hunter Biden –– Crack jokes.
Firebrand: Dispatches from the Front Lines of the MAGA Revolution
by Matt Gaetz –– Purely Gaetz.
The Beauty of Living Twice by Sharon Stone –– Sly and the familiar Stone.
Places of Mind by Edward Said
–– His Said of the story.
Consent by Vanessa Springora –– Rape and spillage.
Animal, Vegetable, Junk
by Mark Bittman –– Bit, man.
Just As I Am
by Cicely Tyson –– Was.
Greenlights by Matthew McConaughey –– Going, going, ganja.
Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times
by Katherine May –– May December romance.
The Premonition: A Pandemic Story by Michael Lewis –– The foresight saga.
Let Me Tell You What I Mean
by Joan Didion –– Sense and senseless ability.
You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey by Amber Ruffin & Lacey Lamar –– Shoo Lacey.