Book Reviews

I’m hoping to do book reviews every week. May be children’s. May be adult. May be whatever I am reading at the time!

Old book reviews will be archived here.

40953926 Holy Sister by Mark Lawrence

37825422 The House With Chicken Legs by Sophie Anderson

35657511 Warlight by Michael Ondaatje

30688435 Exit West by Mohsin Hamid

29751398 The Power by Naomi Alderman

33098837 The Lost Letter by Jillian Cantor

29774026 The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon

41940388 The Test by Sylvain Neuvel

38822407 Flip the Sliver Switch by Jackie Yeager

39863277 Bloodwitch by Susan Dennard

40440 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

7894370 Magic Hour by Kristin Hannah

43226543 The Earth Keeper’s Gift by Tara Langella & Maria Langella Sorgie

35330516 Spin the Golden Light Bulb by Jackie Yeager

36621586 The Winter of the Witch by Katherine Arden

39855052 Kingdom of Copper by S.A. Chakraborty

38244358 In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire

39863498 The Gilded Wolves by Roshani Chokshi

37587394 Explorer Academy: The Nebula Secret by Trudi Trueit

34433755 Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan

35844482 Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet by Jamie Ford

33843251 The Afterlife of Holly Chase by Cynthia Hand

31690153 The Mortal Word by Genevieve Cogman

38126338 Christmas on the Island by Jenny Colgan

31420696 The End of the Wild by Nicole Helget

40130093 Once Upon A River by Diane Setterfield

516pDnZAsrL._SX334_BO1,204,203,200_ Archenemies by Marissa Meyer

Blanca&Roja_ARE_CVR_020218.indd Blanca & Roja by Anna-Marie McLemore

38355098 Dry by Neal & Jarrod Shusterman

27875545 Fury by Rachel Vincent

35888422 Boy Bites Bug by Rebecca Petruck

35750305 The Iron Flower by Laurie Forest

33590260 Kingdom of Ash by Sarah J. Maas

8269662 The Virgin Blue by Tracy Chevalier

25446343 Muse of Nightmares by Laini Taylor

33282947 See You In The Cosmos by Jack Cheng

26856502 Vengeful by V.E. Schwab

262545 The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig

38255342 The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kirsten White

17345277 Nick and Tesla’s High-Voltage Danger Lab by “Science Bob” Pflugfelder”

39508596 Wildcard by Marie Lu

36840376 The Jamie Drake Equation by Christopher Edge

37486213 Two Dark Reigns by Kendare Blake

32768520 Mirage by Somaiya Daud

35403058 City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab

36300733 Endless Beach by Jenny Colgan

35068705 The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang

36595619 Smoke and Iron by Rachel Caine

36639508 Bright We Burn by Kiersten White

28449207 Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor

36896898 Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik

34499221 To Kill a Kingdom by Alexandra Christo

33965619 Death and Night by Roshani Chokshi

36739557 The Bookshop of Yesterdays by Amy Meyerson

35167703 Eternal Life by Dara Horn

36047286 Smoke in the Sun by Renee Ahdieh

33645809 Legendary by Stephanie Garber

30809786 A Reaper at the Gates by Sabaa Tahir

36059512 Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel

27188596 War Storm by Victoria Aveyard


35068563 Winter Glass by Lexa Hillyer

34275231  Sometimes I Lie by Alice Feeney

33123849 Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

34948440 The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

33257757 Red Rising by Pierce Brown

31076583 A Court of Frost and Starlight by Sarah J. Maas

37936921 Deranged Angels and Cannibal Hearts by Martina McAtee

35555251 Traitor Born by Amy A. Bartol

34728667 Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

35425577 Hero At The Fall by Alwyn Hamilton

35530652 Grey Sister by Mark Lawrence

33555224 Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman

34219841 The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown

34275232 The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

34912895 The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah

30288282 The Immortalist by Chloe Benjamin

34037113 The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman

33413892 Ever the Brave by Erin Summerill

34688608 The Lost Plot by Genevieve Cogman

34128219 La Belle Sauvage (The Book Of Dust 1) by Philip Pullman

27366528 Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire

34389079 Renegades by Marissa Meyer

7445 The Glass Castle by Jeannette Walls

34050917 The Girl In The Tower by Katherine Arden

31226744 Mr. Lemoncello’s Great Library Race by Chris Grabenstein

25985241 Before The Devil Breaks You by Libba Bray

34629699 All The Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

35097545 Artemis by Andy Weir

34814099 The City of Brass by S.A. Chakraborty

32980740 The Life She Was Given by Ellen Marie Wiseman

33621787 The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld

33958230 Forest of a Thousand Lanterns by Julie C. Dao

34738741 Wild Beauty by Anna-Marie McLemore

34076952 The Language of Thorns by Leigh Bardugo

33629245 A Poison Dark and Drowning by Jessica Cluess

32620349 Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore by Matthew Sullivan

29385546 Warcross by Marie Lu

30312855 The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

32283133 Origin by Dan Brown

29923707 One Dark Throne by Kendare Blake

31450852 Tower of Dawn by Sarah J. Maas

32670125 The Clockwork Dynasty by Daniel H. Wilson

30312547 Amina’s Voice by Hena Khan

18774964 A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

29960675 Mask of Shadows by Linsey Miller

31950751 The Crown’s Fate by Evelyn Skye

29939048 Roar by Cora Carmack

19086439 Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

32497580 The Cafe by the Sea by Jenny Colgan

32972153 Secondborn by Amy A. Bartol

26232292 The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

28954126 Ghost by Jason Reynolds

32075662 Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab

32766747 The Library of Fates by Aditi Khorana

23299512 This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

30956356 Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine

29775375 Word of Mouse by James Patterson & Chris Grabenstein

22693182 Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight

30831912 Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

26026063 Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk

26030734 The Wild Robot by Peter Brown

25740412 The Black Witch by Laurie Forest

22817331 Now I Rise by Kiersten White

32075663 Midnight at the Electric by Jodi Lynn Anderson

29983711 Pachinko by Min Jin Lee

31450908 Down Among the Sticks and Bones by Seanan McGuire

23308087 Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh

6837103 The Kitchen House by Kathleen Grissom

32491115 Hopatcong Vision Quest by Steve Lindahl

30109999 The Roses of May by Dot Hutchison

26806765 Spectacle by Rachel Vincent

Ultraxenopia Front Ultraxenopia by M.A. Phipps -Cover Reveal

29939390 Windwitch by Susan Dennard

22544764 Uprooted by Naomi Novik

22098550 Pax by Sara Pennypacker

34627205 Womb: a novel in utero by Emric D. Goodan

25895524 Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

30163661 Spindle Fire by Lexa Hillyer

23766634 A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J Maas

29939047 A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Ghokshi

28960100 A Million Worlds With You by Claudia Gray

28375641 Spindle by E.K. Johnston

17234659 Ten Thousand Skies Above You by Claudia Gray

30134847 Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel

31020402 Blood Rose Rebellion by Rosalyn Eves

27840858 The Motion of Puppets by Keith Donohue

22698569 The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

29739361 Traitor to the Throne by Alwyn Hamilton

23308084 The Rose & The Dagger by Renee Ahdieh

28260402 The Song Rising by Samantha Shannon

18798983 The Wrath & The Dawn by Renee Ahdieh

25893693 Lilac Girls by Martha Hall Kelly

30095464 The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco

30258320 Gilded Cage by Vic James

29939230 A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab

30201327 The Lonely Hearts Hotel by Heather O’Neill

29391251 Dark Dreams and Dead Things by Martina McAtee

26114135 All the Ugly and Wonderful Things by Bryan Greenwood

30269126 Empress of a Thousand Skies by Rhoda Belleza

17234658 A Thousand Pieces of You by Claudia Gray

25203675 The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

13206900 Winter by Marissa Meyer

30226723 King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

25986688 Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things by Martina McAtee

13206828 Cress by Marissa Meyer

21414439 Truthwitch by Susan Dennard

13206760 Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

27883214 Caraval by Stephanie Garber

11235712 Cinder by Marissa Meyer

28114396 Ever the Hunted by Erin Summerill

22698568 The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

21524446 A Thousand Nights by E.K. Johnston

27213253 The Lost Girls by Heather Young

18712886 The Queen of Tearling by Erika Johansen

25489134 The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

28588061 A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness

29345916 The Burning Page by Genevieve Cogman

23278537 The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George

25774395 School for Sidekicks by Kelly McCullough

25733990 Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel

28220826 When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

20734002 The Weight of Feathers by Anna-Marie McLemore

25776221 Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

27240779 The Crimson Skew by S.E. Grove

28954189 Scythe by Neal Shusterman

29981261 The Butterfly Garden by Dot Hutchison

28251377 The Best Man by Richard Peck

13538873 Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan

28109644 Full of Beans by Jennifer L. Holm

23207027 Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake

25488299 The Secret Horses of Briar Hill by Meghan Shepherd

21535271 The Slow Regard of Silent Things by Patrick Rothfuss

18584855 Heartless by Marissa Meyer

1215032 The Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss

22671541 The Golden Specific by S.E. Grove

27210365 School of the Dead by Avi

25695756 Stiletto by Daniel O’Malley

51iiwylu-al-_sx327_bo1204203200_ The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

29868610 Scrappy Little Nobody  by Anna Kendrick

18668056 The Glass Sentence by S.E. Grove

22546584 Story Thieves by James Riley

24157391 The Memory Wall by Lev AC Rosen

26797014 The Ballroom by Anna Hope

28220892 Vassa in the Night by Sarah Porter

18350798 Menagerie by Rachel Vincent

18213783 Little Beach Street Bakery by Jenny Colgan

28588459 Still Life with Tornado by A.S. King

26409580 The Swan Riders by Erin Bow

10836728 The Rook by Daniel O’Malley

11516221 The Scorpion Rules by Erin Bow

22477286 Listen, Slowly by Thanhha Lai

27833670 Dark Matter by Blake Crouch

29364480 The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan

29979164 The Muse by Jessie Burton

27284765 A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess

22299763 Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

27190613 And I Darken by Kiersten White

186074 The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss

25387393 Mr. Lemoncello’s Library Olympics by Chris Grabenstein

22544764 The Desert Island Book Tag

25526296 Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

25890355 Paper and Fire by Rachel Caine

25667444 Paper Wishes by Lois Sepahban

25558608 A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir

28260587 Empire of Storm by Sarah J. Maas

511psksm9ql-_sx347_bo1204203200_ All Rise for the Honorable Perry T. Cook by Leslie Conner

51dcpd4tnbl-_sx324_bo1204203200_ The Flame Never Dies by Rachel Vincent

51tqapupy0l-_sx333_bo1204203200_ Circling the Sun by Paula McLain

6123fl5yu1l-_sx330_bo1204203200_ Fuzzy Mud by Louis Sachar

51wwrdz4ikl-_sx326_bo1204203200_ Neverwhere: The Author’s Preferred Text by Neil Gaiman

61wwywitobl-_sx339_bo1204203200_ Girl at War by Sara Nović 

51ymndpubwl-_sx328_bo1204203200_ The Masked City by Genevieve Cogman

61jyj7aynol-_sx331_bo1204203200_ An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir

30626391 Type X by M.A. Phipps

51ll86pmwfl-_sx332_bo1204203200_ A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab

51n-k-bofol-_sx332_bo1204203200_ Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig

41llhj91h5l-_sx353_bo1204203200_ Baker’s Magic by Diane Zahler

61l1dy8c2bwl-_sx322_bo1204203200_ Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein

615qd7ete4l-_sy346_ Ink and Bone by Rachel Caine

515exaum1gl-_sx328_bo1204203200_ The Stars Never Rise by Rachel Vincent

51bzcbhms2bl-_sx329_bo1204203200_ The Silver Witch by Paula Brackston

51ryevqlj9l-_sx331_bo1204203200_ A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

61eipzf7ihl-_sx328_bo1204203200_ The Invisible Library by Genevieve Gogman

61jura6wsfl-_sx377_bo1204203200_ The Story of Diva and Flea by Mo Willems & Tony DiTerlizzi

51rzc7gcb6l-_sx405_bo1204203200_ Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae & Guy Parker-Rees

511kr0dphal-_sx329_bo1204203200_ The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielsen.