book reviews by title


An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (Carls #1)
Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert (Brown Sisters #3)
All the Bad Apples by Moïra Fowley-Doyle
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
Ana on the Edge by A.J. Sass
Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro
Are You Listening? by Tillie Walden
Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Promise by Gene Luen Yang


A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor by Hank Green (Carls #2)
Before the Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray (Diviners #3)
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
The Bird King by G. Willow Wilson
Bitterblue by Kristin Cashore
The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta
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)
Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
Brightly Burning by Alexa Donne
Bruised by Tanya Boteju


Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater (Dreamer Trilogy #1)
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan Farrow
Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games #2)
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
Check, Please! Book 1: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu
Check, Please! Book 2: Sticks and Scones by Ngozi Ukazu
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
Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo
Crier’s War by Nina Varela
The Cruel Prince by Holly Black


Daisy Jones & the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Damsel by Elana K. Arnold
Darius the Great Is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken
The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
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)


Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir
An Enchantment of Ravens by Margaret Rogerson
The Epic Crush of Genie Lo by F.C. Yee


The Fascinators by Andrew Eliopulos
The Fifth Season by N.K. Jemisin
Fire by Kristin Cashore
Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
The Forgotten Sisters by Shannon Hale


Geekerella by Ashley Poston
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert (Brown Sisters #1)
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
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
The Great Unknowable End by Kathryn Ormsbee
The Grief Keeper by Alexandra Villasante
The Grisha Trilogy (series review) by Leigh Bardugo


The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert
Heartstopper Vol. 2 by Alice Oseman
Her Royal Highness by Rachel Hawkins
The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune
How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin
The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games #1)
Hurricane Season by Nicole Melleby


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
If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio
Imposters by Scott Westerfeld
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan
The Infinite Noise by Lauren Shippen (The Bright Sessions #1)
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the World by Ashley Herring Blake


Jane, Unlimited by Kristin Cashore


Kind of a Big Deal by Shannon Hale
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo


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)
The Language of Spells by Garret Weyr
The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell
Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
Legendborn by Tracy Deonn
The Library Book by Susan Orlean
Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott
The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet by Becky Chambers
Love, Creekwood by Becky Albertalli
Loveless by Alice Oseman
Lovely War by Julie Berry


The Merciful Crow by Margaret Owen
The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth
Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins (Hunger Games #3)
My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows
My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, & Jodi Meadows


A Neon Darkness by Lauren Shippen (The Bright Sessions #2)
Nick & Charlie by Alice Oseman
Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo
Nothing Happened by Molly Booth


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
The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow
“Opal” by Maggie Stiefvater
Orpheus Girl by Brynne Rebele-Henry
Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab
Out Now: Queer We Go Again, edited by Saundra Mitchell


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
Peter Darling by Austin Chant
Plain Bad Heroines by Emily M. Danforth
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
Pride by Ibi Zoboi
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev (The Rajes #1)
The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon
Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks


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)
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
Real Queer America: LGBT Stories from Red States by Samantha Allen
Recipe for Persuasion by Sonali Dev (The Rajes #2)
Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Rough Magic: Riding the World’s Loneliest Horse Race by Lara Prior-Palmer


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)
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Solitaire by Alice Oseman
Something to Talk About by Meryl Wilsner
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


Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert (Brown Sisters #2)
The Tea Dragon Society by Katie O’Neill
Technically, You Started It by Lana Wood Johnson
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 Adventure Ends by Emma Mills
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
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab
Tweet Cute by Emma Lord


Unmarriageable by Soniah Kamal
Uprooted by Naomi Novik


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


Watch Over Me by Nina LaCour
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
Why Fish Don’t Exist: A Story of Loss, Love, and the Hidden Order of Life by Lulu Miller
The Wicker King by K. Ancrum
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Winterkeep by Kristin Cashore (Graceling #4)
Witchmark by C.L. Polk
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Written in the Stars by Alexandria Bellefleur


The Year Shakespeare Ruined My Life by Dani Jansen
Yes No Maybe So by Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed
You Asked For Perfect by Laura Silverman
You Know Me Well by Nina LaCour & David Levithan
You Should See Me in a Crown by Leah Johnson