book reviews by rating

5

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #3)
Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater (Dreamer Trilogy #1)
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell (Simon Snow #1)
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #1)
Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #2)
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman
I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan
Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
Radio Silence by Alice Oseman
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #1)
The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #4)
Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera

 

4.5

Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi
Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen
The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O’Meara
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson
To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer
Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab (Cassidy Blake #2)
Vicious by V.E. Schwab (Villains #1)
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell (Simon Snow #2)
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan

 

4

All Out: the No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages, edited by Saundra Mitchell
The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clarke
Bloom by Kevin Panetta, illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau
Circe by Madeline Miller
Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Disasters by M.K. England
The Diviners by Libba Bray
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth Trilogy #1)
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale (Princess Academy #3)
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Lovely War by Julie Berry
Nothing Happened by Molly Booth
The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth Trilogy #2)
Persephone by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks
Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab (Monsters of Verity #2)
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth Trilogy #3)
Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno
The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (Monsters of Verity #1)
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black by Marcus Sedgwick, Julian Sedgwick, and Alexis Deacon
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab (Villains #2)
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
You Asked For Perfect by Laura Silverman

 

3.5

The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe
Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Well Met by Jen DeLuca

 

3

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray (Diviners #3)
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman
The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
The Grisha Trilogy (series review) by Leigh Bardugo
The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray (Diviners #2)
The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
Rough Magic: Riding the World’s Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
Uprooted by Naomi Novik
Witchmark by C.L. Polk

 

2.5

Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson
Sabriel by Garth Nix
Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison

 

2

The Blacksmith Queen by G.A. Aiken
If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker
Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy

 

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Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal