Book Review Index

Here is an index of all my reviews.  This is updated regularly as I post new reviews, and the list is sorted alphabetically by title. I have now grouped books that are in a series, categorized alphabetically by the series’ name.

Book Reviews


1985: Stories From SOS – E.C. Myers

The 9:09 Project – Mark H. Parsons


A Batch Made in Heaven – Suzanne Nelson

A Cuban Girl’s Guide to Tea and Tomorrow – Laura Taylor Namey

A Quiet Kind of Thunder – Sara Barnard

A Thousand Beginnings and Endings – Ellen Oh & Elsie Chapman (editors)

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful – Eric Lindstrom

A Work in Progress – Connor Franta

Afterimage – Naomi Hughes

Aftermath – Terri Blackstock

Aftermath – Clara Kensie

Again, but Better – Christine Riccio

Alex and Eliza – Melissa de la Cruz

Ali Cross – James Patterson

Aliens From Arapholanx Archive – Adam D. Sipperly

  1. The Birth of a Rebellion
  2. The Burn of Magic
  3. The Hero’s Price

All I Want For Christmas – Wendy Loggia

All the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven

Almost Midnight – Rainbow Rowell

Along For the Ride – Sarah Dessen

American Royals series – Katharine McGee

  1. American Royals
  2. Majesty
  3. Rivals
  4. Inheritance (prequel novella)

An Education in Ruin – Alexis Bass

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins

The Art of Insanity – Christine Webb

As If On Cue – Marisa Kanter

Ash Princess Trilogy – Laura Sebastian

  1. Ash Princess
  2. Lady Smoke
  3. Ember Queen

Attachments – Rainbow Rowell

Avalanche – Melinda Braun


Back Before Dark – Tim Shoemaker

Before the Coffee Gets Cold – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Begin Again – Emma Lord

Beyond the Wand: The Magic and Mayhem of Growing Up a Wizard – Tom Felton

Blackout – Dhonielle Clayton

Blame it on the Mistletoe – Beth Garrod

The Bookshop on the Corner – Jenny Colgan

The Bookworm Crush – Lisa Brown Roberts

The Bridge – Karen Kingsbury

By the Book – Julia Sonneborn

By Your Side – Kasie West


Called to Serve – Stefan Gulyas

Catching Christmas – Terri Blackstock

The Cellar – Natasha Preston

Chain Reaction – Simone Elkeles

Charlotte Holmes series – Brittany Cavallaro

  1. A Study in Charlotte
  2. The Last of August
  3. The Case for Jamie
  4. A Question of Holmes

Chasing Lucky – Jenn Bennett

Chemistry Lessons – Meredith Goldstein

The Christian Atheist – Craig Groeschel

The Christmas Bookshop – Jenny Colgan

Christmas by the Book – Anne Marie Ryan

Click’d – Tamara Ireland Stone

Clue Mysteries – Diana Peterfreund

  1. In the Hall With the Knife
  2. In the Study With the Wrench
  3. In the Ballroom With the Candlestick

The Code for Love and Heartbreak – Jillian Cantor

Code of Silence – Tim Shoemaker

Columbine – Dave Cullen

Confess – Colleen Hoover

The Cousins – Karen M. McManus

The Crown Heist – Deron R. Hicks

Curvy Girls Can Rule – Michelle MacQueen


Daphne and Velma series – Josephine Ruby & Morgan Baden

  1. The Vanishing Girl – Josephine Ruby
  2. The Dark Deception – Morgan Baden
  3. Buried Secrets – Morgan Baden

Dash & Lily – Rachel Cohn & David Levithan

  1. Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares
  2. Twelve Days of Dash & Lily
  3. Mind the Gap, Dash & Lily

Daughter of the Moon Goddess – Sue Lynn Tan

The Day Before (Riverdale #1) – Micol Ostow

Destination Anywhere – Sara Barnard

The Distance Between Us – Kasie West

Don’t Breathe a Word – Jordyn Taylor

The Donut Trap – Julie Tieu


Eliza and Her Monsters – Francesca Zappia

Every Moment After – Joseph Moldover


Fairest of All: A Tale of the Wicked Queen – Serena Valentino

Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell

Far From the Tree – Robin Benway

The Field Guide to the North American Teenager – Ben Phillipe

Finding Jake – Brian Reardon

The Folk of the Air series – Holly Black

  1. The Cruel Prince
  2. The Wicked King
  3. The Queen of Nothing

For Love of Dying – Tiffany Smead

The Fort – Gordon Korman

French Kissing in New York – Anne-Sophie Jouhanneau

Full Flight – Ashley Schumacher


The Girl in the Headlines – Hannah Jayne

Glucose RevolutionJessie Inchauspé

Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell

Goodbye Days – Jeff Zentner

Goodbye, Perfect – Sara Barnard

Ground Zero – Alan Gratz


Happily Ever Afters – Elise Bryant

Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things – Jacqueline Firkins

Heist Society – Ally Carter

His Hideous Heart – edited by Dahlia Adler

The Holiday Switch – Tif Marcelo

Honestly Elliott – Gillian McDunn

Hope in the Mail – Wendelin Van Draanen

Hot British Boyfriend – Kristy Boyce

Hot Dutch Daydream – Kristy Boyce

How to Eat a Cupcake – Meg Donohue

How to Hack a Heartbreak – Kristin Rockaway

Hungry Hearts: 13 Tales of Food and Love – edited by Elsie Chapman


I Work at a Public Library – Gina Sheridan

I’d Rather Be Reading – Anne Bogel

If He Had Been With Me – Laura Nowlin

If I Stay duology – Gayle Forman

  1. If I Stay
  2. Where She Went

Impossible Music – Sean Williams

In Real Life: Love, Lies, and Identity in the Digital Age – Nev Schulman

The Invisible Library – Genevieve Cogman

The Isle of the Lost series – Melissa de la Cruz

  1. The Isle of the Lost
  2. Return to the Isle of the Lost
  3. Rise of the Isle of the Lost
  4. Escape From the Isle of the Lost

It Sounded Better in my Head – Nina Kenwood

The Ivy – Lauren Kunze


Jek/Hyde – Amy Ross

The Juvie Three – Gordon Korman


Keep Holding On – Susane Colasanti


The Last Best Story – Maggie Lehrman

Last Chance Books – Kelsey Rodkey

The Last Checkmate – Gabriella Saab

The Last Time We Were Us – Leah Konen

The Last Thing You Said – Sara Biren

Left Behind [series reivew] – Tim LaHaye & Jerry B. Jenkins

Let Them Eat Pancakes – Craig Carlson

The Library of Lost Things – Laura Taylor Namey

Librarian Tales – William Ottens

Listen to Your Heart – Kasie West

Lock & Key – Sarah Dessen

Lola and the Boy Next Door – Stephanie Perkins

The Longest New York Minute – Tracy Popolizio

The Lost Apothecary – Sarah Penner

Love à la Mode – Stephanie Kate Strohm

Love and Gelato – Jenna Evans Welch

Love and Luck – Jenna Evans Welch

Love and Olives – Jenna Evans Welch

Love and Other Great Expectations – Becky Dean

Love From Scratch – Kaitlyn Hill

Love in Focus – Yoko Nogiri (manga series)

Love on the Brain – Ali Hazelwood


Million Dollar Throw – Mike Lupica

Mirror, Mirror: a Twisted Tale – Jen Calonita

The Mistletoe Inn – Richard Paul Evans

The Mistletoe Secret – Richard Paul Evans

Much Ado About a Latte – Kathleen Fuller

My Life With the Walter Boys – Ali Novak


Never Never – Colleen Hoover

No Known Address – Steven Barwin

The Noel Diary – Richard Paul Evans

Noel Street – Richard Paul Evans

Not Here to be Liked – Michelle Quach

Not Like the Movies – Kerry Winfrey

Nothing More to Tell – Karen M. McManus

November 9 – Colleen Hoover


Once and For All – Sarah Dessen

One of Us is Next – Karen M. McManus

One True Loves – Elise Bryant

One Way or Another – Kara McDowell

The Opposite of Butterfly Hunting – Evanna Lynch

Our Chemical Hearts – Krystal Sutherland


Pancakes in Paris – Craig Carlson

The Paper Girl of Paris – Jordyn Taylor

Paris is Always a Good Idea – Jenn McKinlay

Perfect Chemistry – Simone Elkeles

Places We’ve Never Been – Kasie West

Playing Nice – J.P. Delaney

The Plot – Jean Hanff Korelitz

Postcards From Summer – Cynthia Platt

Pride and Premeditation – Tirzah Price

The Printed Letter Bookshop – Katherine Reay

The Program series – Suzanne Young

  1. The Program
  2. The Treatment
  3. The Remedy
  4. The Epidemic

Pure – Terra Elan McVoy


The Quantum Weirdness of the Almost-Kiss – Amy Noelle Parks


Reggie and Delilah’s Year of Falling – Elise Bryant

The Rembrandt Conspiracy – Deron Hicks

The Replacement Crush – Lisa Brown Roberts

Reputation – Sara Shepard

Restart – Gordon Korman

The Right Side of Reckless – Whitney D. Grandison

Roomies – Sara Zarr & Tara Altebrando

The Rooster Bar – John Grisham

Royals – Rachel Hawkins

Rules of Attraction – Simone Elkeles


Scarlett – Alexandra Ripley

The School for Good and Evil series – Soman Chainani

  1. The School for Good and Evil
  2. A World Without Princes
  3. The Last Ever After
  4. Quests for Glory
  5. A Crystal of Time
  6. One True King
  7. The Rise of the School for Good and Evil (prequel #1)

Searching for Normal – C.J. Darlington

The Secret Recipe for Moving On – Karen Bisher

Shattering Glass – Gail Giles

She’s Gone – David Bell

The Silence of Six duology – E.C. Myers

  1. The Silence of Six
  2. Against All Silence

Since We Last Spoke – Brenda Rufener

Six Months Later – Natalie D. Richards

Snitch – Allison Van Diepen

Someday, Somewhere – Lindsay Champion

Someone Like You – Sarah Dessen

Somewhere Only We Know – Maurene Goo

Sorry Not Sorry: Dreams, Mistakes, and Growing Up – Naya Rivera

Standing By – Tabitha G. Kelly

The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry – Gabrielle Zevin

The Supervillain and Me – Danielle Banas

Sweethearts – Sara Zarr


Taking Chances – Molly McAdams

Tales from the Café – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

That Weekend – Kara Thomas

That’s Not What Happened – Kody Keplinger

The Me You See – Jill Williamson

The Third Twin – C.J. Omolulu

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer – John Grisham

This is Where it Ends – Marieke Nijkamp

This Lullaby – Sarah Dessen

This Train is Being Held – Ismee Williams

Throw Like A Girl – Sarah Henning

Time Bomb – Joelle Charbonneau

Today Tonight Tomorrow – Rachel Lynn Solomon

The Tourist Attraction – Sarah Morgenthaler

Tradition – Brendan Kiely

Truly Devious series – Maureen Johnson

  1. Truly Devious
  2. The Vanishing Stair
  3. The Hand on the Wall

The Truth About Forever – Sarah Dessen

Two Can Keep a Secret – Karen M. McManus


Up All Night: 13 Stories Between Sunrise and Sunset – edited by Laura Silverman


The Van Gogh Deception – Deron Hicks

Vincent & Theo: the Van Gogh Brothers – Deborah Heiligman


Waiting for Tom Hanks – Kerry Winfrey

What I Like About You – Marisa Kanter

When We Collided – Emery Lord

When We Were Strangers – Alex Richards

Where it All Lands – Jennie Wexler

Windfall – Jennifer E. Smith

The Words We Keep – Erin Stewart

The Wrong Kind of Weird – James Ramos



You Are Here – Jennifer E. Smith

You Can Go Your Own Way – Eric Smith

You, Me, and Our Heartstrings – Melissa See

You’d Be Home Now – Kathleen Glasgow