book reviews by title

A

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
All Out: the No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens Throughout the Ages, edited by Saundra Mitchell
American Street by Ibi Zoboi
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden

B

Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray (Diviners #3)
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
The Black God’s Drums by P. Djèlí Clarke
The Blacksmith Queen by G.A. Aiken
Bloom by Kevin Panetta, illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau
Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #3)
Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne

C

Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater (Dreamer Trilogy #1)
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi (Legacy of Orisha #1)
Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi (Legacy of Orisha #2)
Circe by Madeline Miller
City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
The City We Became by N.K. Jemisin
Crier’s War by Nina Varela
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

D

Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
Dear Evan Hansen by Val Emmich
Death Comes to Pemberley by P.D. James
Deathless Divide by Justina Ireland (Dread Nation #2)
The Deep by Rivers Solomon
The Devouring Gray by Christine Lynn Herman
The Disasters by M.K. England
The Diviners by Libba Bray
Dread Nation by Justina Ireland (Dread Nation #1)
The Dreadful Tale of Prosper Redding by Alexandra Bracken
The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #2)

E

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

F

The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale

G

Geekerella by Ashley Poston
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi
The Girl From Everywhere by Heidi Heilig
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
The Goose Girl by Shannon Hale
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Grisha Trilogy (series review) by Leigh Bardugo

H

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

I

I Hate Everyone But You by Gaby Dunn & Allison Raskin
I Was Born For This by Alice Oseman
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
If I Loved You Less by Tamsen Parker
Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan
The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen

J

Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore

K

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo

L

The Lady from the Black Lagoon: Hollywood Monsters and the Lost Legacy of Milicent Patrick by Mallory O’Meara
The Lady Rogue by Jenn Bennett
The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy by Mackenzi Lee
Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray (Diviners #2)
Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
Lovely War by Julie Berry

M

The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows

N

Nick & Charlie by Alice Oseman
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
Nothing Happened by Molly Booth

O

The Obelisk Gate by N.K. Jemisin
On a Sunbeam by Tillie Walden
On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
Once and Future by Amy Rose Capetta & Cori McCarthy
“Opal” by Maggie Stiefvater
Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry
Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

P

The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried by Shaun David Hutchinson
The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
Persephone by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

R

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
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
Rough Magic: Riding the World’s Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer

S

Sabriel by Garth Nix
Sawkill Girls by Claire Legrand
The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
Skyward by Brandon Sanderson (Skyward #1)
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller
The Sound of Stars by Alechia Dow
Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson
Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern
The Starlit Wood: New Fairy Tales edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe
Starsight by Brandon Sanderson (Skyward #2)
The Stone Sky by N.K. Jemisin (Broken Earth Trilogy #3)
Summer Bird Blue by Akemi Dawn Bowman
Summer of Salt by Katrina Leno

T

The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Tell Me How You Really Feel by Aminah Mae Safi
The Ten Thousand Doors of January by Alix E. Harrow
That’s Not What Happened by Kody Keplinger
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera
This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone
This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab
This Winter by Alice Oseman
Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake
To Night Owl From Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan & Meg Wolitzer
Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab
Tweet Cute by Emma Lord

U

Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Uprooted by Naomi Novik

V

Vengeful by V.E. Schwab
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Voyages in the Underworld of Orpheus Black by Marcus Sedgwick, Julian Sedgwick, and Alexis Deacon

W

Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
We Used To Be Friends by Amy Spalding
The Weight of the Stars by K. Ancrum
Well Met by Jen DeLuca
What If It’s Us by Becky Albertalli and Adam Silvera
When We Were Magic by Sarah Gailey
Whiskey When We’re Dry by John Larison
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Witchmark by C.L. Polk

Y

You Asked For Perfect by Laura Silverman
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan