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


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 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 the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven

Almost Midnight – Rainbow Rowell

An Education in Ruin – Alexis Bass

And Then There Were None – Agatha Christie

Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins

Attachments – Rainbow Rowell

Avalanche – Melinda Braun


Before the Coffee Gets Cold – Toshikazu Kawaguchi

Blackout – Dhonielle Clayton

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


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

The Christian Atheist – Craig Groeschel

Click’d – Tamara Ireland Stone

Clue Mysteries – Diana Peterfreund

  1. In the Hall With the Knife
  2. In the Study With the Wrench

The Code for Love and Heartbreak – Jillian Cantor

Code of Silence – Tim Shoemaker

Columbine – Dave Cullen

The Cousins – Karen M. McManus


Daphne and Velma series – Josephine Ruby & Morgan Baden

  1. The Vanishing Girl – Josephine Ruby
  2. The Dark Deception – 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

The Day Before (Riverdale #1) – Micol Ostow

Destination Anywhere – Sara Barnard

The Distance Between Us – Kasie West


Eliza and Her Monsters – Francesca Zappia

Escape From the Isle of the Lost – Melissa de la Cruz

Every Moment After – Joseph Moldover


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

Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell

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


Gone With the Wind – Margaret Mitchell

Goodbye Days – Jeff Zentner

Goodbye, Perfect – Sara Barnard


Hearts, Strings, and Other Breakable Things – Jacqueline Firkins

Heist Society – Ally Carter

His Hideous Heart – edited by Dahlia Adler

The Holiday Switch – Tif Marcelo

Hope in the Mail – Wendelin Van Draanen

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 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 – Melissa de la Cruz

The Ivy – Lauren Kunze


Jek/Hyde – Amy Ross

The Juvie Three – Gordon Korman


Keep Holding On – Susane Colasanti


The Last Best Story – Maggie Lehrman

The Last Time We Were Us – Leah Konen

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

Let Them Eat Pancakes – Craig Carlson

The Liar – Ayelet Gundar-Goshen

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 in Focus – Yoko Nogiri (manga series)


Mirror, Mirror: a Twisted Tale – Jen Calonita

The Mistletoe Inn – Richard Paul Evans

The Mistletoe Secret – Richard Paul Evans

My Life With the Walter Boys – Ali Novak


No Known Address – Steven Barwin

Noel Street – Richard Paul Evans

Not Like the Movies – Kerry Winfrey


Once and For All – Sarah Dessen

One of Us is Next – Karen M. McManus

One Way or Another – Kara McDowell

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

Playing Nice – J.P. Delaney

The Plot – Jean Hanff Korelitz

Pride and Premeditation – Tirzah Price

The Printed Letter Bookshop – Katherine Reay

Pure – Terra Elan McVoy


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


The Rembrandt Conspiracy – Deron Hicks

The Replacement Crush – Lisa Brown Roberts

Reputation – Sara Shepard

Restart – Gordon Korman

Return to the Isle of the Lost – Melissa de la Cruz

Rise of the Isle of the Lost – Melissa de la Cruz

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

The Secret Recipe for Moving On – Karen Bisher

Shattering Glass – Gail Giles

The Silence of Six duology – E.C. Myers

  1. The Silence of Six
  2. Against All Silence

Since We Last Spoke – Brenda Rufener

Someday, Somewhere – Lindsay Champion

Someone Like You – Sarah Dessen

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

That Weekend – Kara Thomas

Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer – John Grisham

The Third Twin – C.J. Omolulu

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

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

Where it All Lands – Jennie Wexler

Windfall – Jennifer E. Smith