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Book Reviews By Author (Last Name)


Abela, Deborah

The Stupendously Spectacular Spelling Bee (NetGalley review)

Ahmadi, Arvin

Down and Across

Andersen, Sarah

Herding Cats (Sarah’s Scribbles, book 3) (ARC review)

Andrews, Andy

Henry Hodges Needs a Friend – Illustrated by Colleen Madden (NetGalley review)

Applegate, Katherine

The One and Only Ivan – Illustrated by Patricia Castelao

Aveyard, Victoria

Red Queen (Red Queen, book 1)


Black, Holly

The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air, book 1) (DNF)

Bouchet, Amanda

A Promise of Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles, book 1)

Breath of Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles, book 2)

Heart on Fire (The Kingmaker Chronicles, book 3)

Brant, Wendy

Zenn Diagram

Briggs, Patricia

Dead Heat (Alpha & Omega, book 4)

Burn Bright (Alpha & Omega, book 5)

Brown, Jeffrey

Darth Vader and Son (Star Wars: Darth Vader and Kids, book 1)

Vader’s Little Princess (Star Wars: Darth Vader and Kids, book 2)

Brown, Shelly and Chad Morris

Mustaches for Maddie (ARC review)

Bucchin, Hannah

Paintbrush (ARC review)

Bybee, Catherine

Not Quite Mine (Not Quite, book 2)

Taken by Tuesday (The Weekday Brides, book 5)

Treasured by Thursday (The Weekday Brides, book 7)


Cast, P.C. and Kristin

Redeemed (A House of Night Novel, book 12)

Cho, Zen

Sorcerer to the Crown

Cole, Kresley

Poison Princess (The Arcana Chronicles, book 1)

Crowley, Cath

Words in Deep Blue


Day, Julia

Fade to Us (ARC review)

Daywalt, Drew

The Day the Crayons Quit – Pictures by Oliver Jeffers

Dennard, Susan

Truthwitch (A Witchlands Novel, book 1)

Dessen, Sarah

Once and for All

DiCamillo, Kate

Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures – Illustrated by K. G. Campbell

Dragt, Tonke

The Song of Seven – English Translation by Laura Watkinson (ARC review)

Dunklee, Annika

Me, Me, Me – Illustrated by Lori Joy Smith (ARC review)


Ellis, Sarah

Waiting for Sophie – Illustrated by Carmen Mok (NetGalley review)

Erickson, Megan

Blood Guard (A Mission Novel, book 1) (ARC review)

Blood Veil (A Mission Novel, book 2) (ARC review)


Flanagan, John

Scorpion Mountain (Brotherband Chronicles, book 5)

Slaves of Socorro (Brotherband Chronicles, book 4)

The Battle of Hackham Heath (Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years, book 2)

The Caldera (Brotherband Chronicles, book 7)

The Ghostfaces (Brotherband Chronicles, book 6)

The Hunters (Brotherband Chronicles, book 3)

The Invaders (Brotherband Chronicles, book 2)

The Outcasts (Brotherband Chronicles, book 1)

The Tournament at Gorlan (Ranger’s Apprentice: The Early Years, book 1)

Friend, Natasha

How We Roll (ARC review)



Hartman, Rachel

Tess of the Road (ARC review)

Hatori, Bisco

Ouran High School Host Club (Volumes 1-18)

Henkes, Kevin

Kitten’s First Full Moon

Lilly’s Big Day

Sheila Rae, The Brave

Hoover, Colleen

Slammed (Slammed, book 1)




Kraulis, Julie

A Pattern for Pepper (ARC review)

Kurland, Lynn

A Dance Through Time (MacLeod, book 1) (2nd Read)

Dreams of Lilacs (de Piaget Family, book 16)

Ever My Love (MacLeod, book 10)

From This Moment On (de Piaget Family, book 9) (2nd Read)

Stars In Your Eyes (de Piaget Family, book 17)


Lockhart, E.

We Were Liars

Long, Heather

Bitten Under Fire (Bravo Team WOLF, book 2) (ARC review)


Maclear, Kyo

Yak and Dove – Pictures by Esmé Shapiro

Martin, Emily Winfield

The Wonderful Things You Will Be

Menon, Sandhya

From Twinkle, with Love

Miller, Lauren

All Things New (ARC review)

Morris, Chad and Shelly Brown

Mustaches for Maddie (ARC review)

Mudiganti, Shilpa

Startup Fiancé (NetGalley review)


Niven, Jennifer

Holding Up the Universe

Numeroff, Laura

If You Give A Mouse A Brownie – Illustrated by Felicia Bond



Pierce, Tamora

Lady Knight (Protector of the Small, book 4) (2nd Read)

Magic Steps (The Circle Opens, book 1) (2nd Read)

Mastiff (Beka Cooper, book 3) (2nd Read)

Tempests and Slaughter (The Numair Chronicles, book 1)

Tortall: A Spy’s Guide – with Julie Holderman, Timothy Liebe, Megan Messinger



Raasch, Sara

Frost Like Night (Snow Like Ashes, book 3)

Ice Like Fire (Snow Like Ashes, book 2)

Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes, book 1)

Raughley, Sarah

Fate of Flames (Effigies, book 1)

Reagan, Jean

How to Babysit a Grandma – Illustrated by Lee Wildish

Rowell, Rainbow

Eleanor & Park

Russell, Romina

Black Moon (Zodiac, book 3)

Wandering Star (Zodiac, book 2)

Zodiac (Zodiac, book 1)


Sachar, Louis

Holes (Holes, book 1)

Sands, Lynsay

Immortal Ever After (Argeneau, book 18)

Seidler, Tor

Mean Margaret – Pictures by Jon Agee

Sloan, Tamar

Prophecy Awakened (Prime Prophecy Series, book 1) (NetGalley review)

Snyder, Maria V.

Dawn Study (Study, book 6)

Night Study (Study, book 5)

Scent of Magic (Healer, book 2)

Shadow Study (Study, book 4)

Taste of Darkness (Healer, book 3)

Spires, Ashley

The Most Magnificent Thing

Stiefvater, Maggie

Forever (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, book 3)

Linger (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, book 2)

Shiver (The Wolves of Mercy Falls, book 1)


Takaya, Natsuki

Fruits Basket – Translated by Alethea Nibley & Athena Nibley (Volumes 1-5) (combined review)

Toboso, Yana

Black Butler – Translated by Tomo Kimura (Black Butler, Volume 1)


Uhl, Xina Marie

The King’s Champion (The King’s Champion, book 1) (ARC review)



Warren, Christine

Baby, I’m Howling For You (Alphaville, book 1) (ARC review)

White, E. B.

Charlotte’s Web – Pictures by Garth Williams

Willems, Mo

The Pigeon Wants A Puppy!

Williams-Garcia, Rita

One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters, book 1)

Wilson, C. L.

The Winter King (Weathermages of Mystral, book 1)



Yamazaki, Kore

The Ancient Magnus’ Bride – Translated by Adrienne Beck (Volume 1)