book reviews by genre

Fantasy

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
Witchmark by C.L. Polk
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
Circe by Madeline Miller
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
Sabriel by Garth Nix
The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
The Grisha Trilogy (series review) by Leigh Bardugo
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

 

Science Fiction

Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
The Disasters by M.K. England
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken

 

Historical Fiction

Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
All Out: the No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages, edited by Saundra Mitchell
The Diviners by Libba Bray

Contemporary

This Winter by Alice Oseman
Nick & Charlie by Alice Oseman
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
You Asked For Perfect by Laura Silverman
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Bloom by Kevin Panetta, illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Nothing Happened by Molly Booth
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich
I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman
Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore