Book Reviews by Title

Please find here a list of all book reviews alphabetical by title for your searching convenience. If a book is listed, but doesn’t have a link to a review, it has been read and a review will be posted in the upcoming weeks.

A Lot Like Adiós by Alexis Daria
Ace by Angela Chen
Act Your Age, Eve Brown by Talia Hibbert
Akata Warrior by Nnedi Okorafor
Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor
Akata Woman by Nnedi Okorafor
All Boys Aren’t Blue by George M. Johnson
All Out edited by Saundra Mitchell
All That Glitters by Gita Trelease
All That’s Left in the World by Erik J. Brown
All the Feels by Olivia Dade
All the Wandering Light by Heather Fawcett
All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry
Almond by Won-pyung Sohn
Almond Blossoms and Beyond by Mahmoud Darwish
American Betiya by Anuradha D. Rajurkar
Ancestor Approved by Cynthia Leitich Smith
Antelope Woman by Louise Erdrich
Any Way the Wind Blows by Rainbow Rowell
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Arrow to the Moon, An by Emily X.R. Pan
Arsenic and Adobo by Mia P. Manansala
Art of Taxidermy, The by Sharon Kernot
Aru Shah and the End of Time by Roshani Chokshi
Aru Shah and the Song of Death by Roshani Chokshi

Balzac and the Little Chinese Seamstress – Dai Sijie
Bear and the Nightingale, The by Katherine Arden
Beasts of a Little Land by Junhea Kim
Beholder, The by Anna Bright
Bestiary by K-Ming Chang
Betrothed, The by Kiera Cass
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Bird King, The by G. Willow Wilson
Black Flamingo by Dean Atta
Black Kids, The by Christina Hammonds Reed
Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
Black Water Sister by Zen Cho
Blackfish City by Sam J. Miller
Blackout edited by Dhonielle Clayton
Blue Fox, The by Sjón
Bonds of Brass by Emily Skrutskie
Bone Orchard, The by Sara A. Mueller
Boneless Mercies, The by April Genevieve Tucholke
Bones of a Saint by Grant Farley
Bookish and the Beast by Ashley Poston
Braised Pork by An Yu
Brightstorm by Vashti Hardy
Broken Wings by Jia Pingwa
Bromance Book Club, The by Lyssa Kay Adams
Burning Girls and Other Stories by Veronica Schanoes
Burning Gods, The by R.F. Kuang

Café con Lychee by Emery Lee
Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman
Camelot Betrayal, The by Kiersten White
Captive Prince by C.S.Pacat
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Castle in Romagna, A by Igor Štiks
Cat Who Saved Books, The by Sosuke Natsukawa
Cazadora by Romina Garber
Cemetery Boys by Aiden Thomas
Certain Dark Things by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Cherry by Nico Walker
China in Ten Words by Yu Hua
Chorus Rises, A by Bethany C. Morrow
Chosen and the Beautiful, The by Nghi Vo
City Inside, The by Samit Basu
City of Brass, The by S.A. Chakraborty
Coasting by Elise Downing
Cold the Night, Fast the Wolves by Meg Long
Colonial Spirits by Steven Grasse
Color of the Sky is the Shape of the Heart, The by Chesil
Colorful by Eto Mori
Coming Back by Jessi Zabarsky
Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers, A by Xiaolu Guo
Conjuring of Light, A by V.E. Schwab
Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata
Crazy Stupid Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams
Crossing the Farak River by Michelle Aung Thin
Crow Rider, The by Kalyn Josephson
Crown of Coral and Pearl by Mara Rutherford
Cruel Prince, The by Holly Black
Curse So Dark and Lonely, A by Brigid Kemmerer

Dangers of Smoking in Bed, The by Mariana Enriquez
Darius the Great Deserves Better by Adib Khorram
Darius the Great is Not Okay by Adib Khorram
Dark Mother Earth by Kristian Novak
Dark Rise by C.S. Pacat
Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
Darker Shade of Magic, A by V.E. Schwab
Darkness Outside Us, The by Eliot Schrefer
Daughter of the Moon Goddess by Sue Lynn Tan
Daughter of the Salt King by A.S. Thornton
Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor
David Mogo, Godhunter by Suyi Davies Okungbowa
Days of Blood & Starlight by Laini Taylor
Dead Djinn in Cairo, A by P. Djèlí Clark
Dear Justyce by Nic Stone
Dear Martin by Nic Stone
Death of Vivek Oji, The by Akwaeke Emezi
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips
Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
Dragon Republic, The by R.F. Kuang
Dragon’s Promise, The by Elizabeth Lim
Dreams of Gods & Monsters by Laini Taylor

Earthlings by Sayaka Murata
Easy Life in Kamusari, The by Shion Miura
Eating Wild Japan by Winifred Bird
Echo North by Joanna Ruth Meyer
Elatsoe by Darcie Little Badger
Empire of Gold, The by S.A. Chakraborty
Empress of Salt and Fortune, The by Nghi Vo
Enchantée by Gita Trelease
Escaping Exodus by Nicky Drayden
Euphoria by Lily King
Even the Darkest Stars by Heather Fawcett
Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire
Excalibur Curse, The by Kiersten White
Extraordinaries, The by T.J. Klune
Eyes Bottle Dark with a Mouthful of Flowers by Jake Skeets

Far Field, The by Madhuri Vijay
Felix Ever After by Kacen Callender
Fevered Star by Rebecca Roanhorse
Fireheart Tiger by Aliette de Bodard
Firekeeper’s Daughter, The by Angeline Boulley
First They Killed My Father by Loung Ung
Fishermen, The by Chigozie Obioma
Fix Her Up by Tessa Bailey
Flash Fire by T.J. Klune
Food Explorer, The by Daniel Stone
Forbidden City by Vanessa Hua
Forest God, The by Jamie Lackey
Forest of the Stolen Girls, The by June Hur
Fountains of Silence, The by Ruta Sepetys
Friday Black by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Furia by Yamile Saied Méndez

Gathering of Shadows, A by V.E. Schwab
Geekerella by Ashley Poston
Genesis of Misery, The by Neon Yang
Get a Life, Chloe Brown by Talia Hibbert
Gideon the Ninth by Tamsyn Muir
Gilded Ones, The by Namina Forna
Girl from the Other Side, The by Nagabe
Girl from the Sea, The by Molly Knox Ostertag
Girl in the Tower, The by Katherine Arden
Girl of Fire and Thorns, The by Rae Carson
Girl of Hawthorn and Glass, The by Adan Jerreat-Poole
Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea, The by Axie Oh
Girls Burn Brighter by Shobha Rao
Girls of Fate and Fury by Natasha Ngan
Girls of Paper and Fire by Natasha Ngan
Girls of Storm and Shadow by Natasha Ngan
Go by Kazuki Kaneshiro
Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Grace Year, The by Kim Liggett
Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim
Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Great Gatsby, The by F. Scott Fitzgerald
Green Chili and Other Imposters by Nina Mukerjee Furstenau
Green Witch, The by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Green Witch’s Garden, The by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Green Witch’s Grimoire, The by Arin Murphy-Hiscock
Guinevere Deception, The by Kiersten White

Handmaid’s Tale, The by Margaret Atwood
Hani and Ishu’s Guide to Fake Dating by Adiba Jaigirdar
Haunting of Tram Car 015, The by P. Djèlí Clark
Heart So Fierce and Broken, A by Brigid Kemmerer
Heartstopper Vol. 1 by Alice Oseman
Hedgewitch’s Little Book of Spells, Charms, and Brews, The by Tudorbeth
Here the Whole Time by Vitor Martins
Himawari House by Harmony Becker
Home Remedies by Xuan Juliana Wang
Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi
Homicide and Halo-Halo by Mia P. Manansala
Hood Feminism by Mikki Kendall
House in the Cerulean Sea, The by T.J. Klune
How High We Go In The Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu
How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate Stories by Holly Black
How to Hide an Empire by Daniel Immerwahr
How We Disappeared by Jing-Jing Lee
Human Acts by Han Kang
Hungry Hearts edited by Elise Chapman and Caroline Tung Richmond
Hunted by Meagan Spooner

I Do Not Come to You by Chance by Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki by Baek Sehee
I Wish You All the Best by Mason Deaver
If They Come For Us by Fatimah Asghar
If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzalez and Cale Dietrich
Illusionary by Zoraida Córdova
Impossible Fairy Tale, The by Han Yujoo
In a Garden Burning Gold by Rory Power
In Deeper Waters by F.T. Lukens
In Defense of Witches by Mona Chollet
In the Night of Memory by Linda LeGarde Grover
In the Watchful City by S. Qiouyu Lu
Incendiary by Zoraida Córdova
Indivisible by Daniel Aleman
Ink & Sigil by Kevin Hearne
Into the Bright Unknown by Rae Carson
Invisible Life of Addie LaRue, The by V.E. Schwab
Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao
Isn’t It Bromantic? by Lyssa Kay Adams

Jubilee by Jennifer Givhan

Kamusari Tales Told at Night by Shion Miura
Keeper of Night, The by Kylie Lee Baker
Kindred, The by Alechia Dow
Kingdom of Copper, The by S.A. Chakraborty
King and the Dragonflies by Kacen Callender
King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo
Kings Rising by C.S. Pacat
Kiss & Tell by Adib Khorram
Kitchen by Banana Yoshimoto
Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal

Lager Queen of Minnesota, The by J. Ryan Stradal
Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore
Last True Poets of the Sea, The by Julia Drake
Life by Lu Yao
Light From Uncommon Stars by Ryka Aoki
Like a River Glorious by Rae Carson
Lives of Saints, The by Leigh Bardugo
Lobizona by Romina Garber
Long Way From Douala, A by Max Lobe
Loveboat, Taipei by Abigail Hing Wen
Love in the Big City by Sang Young Park
Lover’s Discourse, A by Xiaolu Guo

Magic Fish, The by Trung Le Nyugen
Magic Steeped in Poison, A by Judy I. Lin
Mama Hissa’s Mice by Saud Al-Sanousi
Master of Djinn, A by P. Djèlí Clark
Merciless Ones, The by Namina Forna
Mermaid’s Voice Returns in this One, The by Amanda Lovelace
Midnight at the Tuscany Hotel by James Markert
Mindful Astrology – Monte Farber and Amy Zerner
Minor Feelings – Cathy Park Hong
Minutes of Glory: And other Stories by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
Mirror Season, The by Anna-Marie McLemore
Miss Iceland by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir
Moon of the Crusted Snow by Waubgeshig Rice
Moonlight Rests on My Left Palm by Yu Xiuhua
Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
Mrs Death Misses Death by Salena Godden
My True Love Gave To Me edited by Stephanie Perkins

Nectar by Upile Chisala
Night Tiger, The by Yangsze Choo
Nocturnal by Lindsay O’Connell
North of Happy by Adi Alsaid

Oaths of Legacy by Emily Skrutskie
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong
Once & Future by A.R. Capetta and Cori McCarthy
Once Upon a K-Prom by Kat Cho
Once Upon an Eid edited by S.K. Ali and Aisha Saeed
One Hundred Shadows by Hwang Jungeun
Ones We’re Meant to Find, The by Joan He
Only on the Weekends by Dean Atta
Oracle of Cumae, The by Melissa Hardy
Order of the Pure Moon Reflected in Water, The by Zen Cho
Our Violent Ends by Chloe Gong
Out Now edited by Saundra Mitchell

Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Patron Saints of Nothing by Randy Ribay
Peach Blossom Spring by Melissa Fu
Perfect Nine, The by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o
Persephone Station by Stina Leicht
Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
Phoenix Extravagant by Yoon Ha Lee
Phoenix First Must Burn, A edited by Patrice Caldwell
Poet X, The by Elizabeth Acevedo
Poppy War, The by R.F. Kuang
Pride, Prejudice, and Other Flavors by Sonali Dev
Prince’s Gambit by C.S. Pacat
Princess and the Fangirl, The by Ashley Poston
Princess Diarist, The by Carrie Fisher
Psalm For The Wild-Built, A by Becky Chambers
Pumpkin Heads by Rainbow Rowell and Faith Erin Hicks

Queen of the Conquered by Kacen Callender
Queen of Nothing, The by Holly Black

Race to the Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse
Rainbirds by Clarissa Goenawan
Raven’s Tale, The by Cat Winters
Raybearer by Jordan Ifueko
Reason I Jump, The by Naoki Higashida
Reclaim the Stars edited by Zoraida Córdova
Red Palace, The by June Hur
Red, White, and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston
Ring Shout by P. Djèlí Clark
Romanov by Nadine Brandes
Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake by Alexis Hall
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
Rule of Wolves by Leigh Bardugo
Running with Lions by Julian Winters

Sad Birds Still Sing by Faraway Poetry
Salt Path, The by Raynor Winn
Sankofa by Chibundu Onuzo
Séance Tea Party by Reimena Yee
Seven Endless Forests by April Genevieve Tucholke
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
Shadow King, The by Maaza Mengiste
She Would Be King by Wayétu Moore
Show for Two, A by Tashie Bhuiyan
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
Silence of Bones, The by June Hur
Silence of the Girls, The by Pat Barker
Silent Winds, Dry Seas by Vinod Busjeet
Silver Under Nightfall by Rin Chupeco
Siren Queen by Nghi Vo
Sisters of the Vast Black by Lina Rather
Six Crimson Cranes by Elizabeth Lim
Smoke & Summons by Charlie N. Holmberg
So This Is Ever After by F.T. Lukens
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
Soft Magic by Upile Chisala
Song Below Water, A by Bethany C. Morrow
Song of Achilles, The by Madeline Miller
Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser
Sourdough by Robin Sloan
Southern Lady Code by Helen Ellis
Speak No Evil by Uzodinma Iweala
Spin the Dawn by Elizabeth Lim
Spoiler Alert by Olivia Dade
Star Daughter by Shveta Thakrar
Stationery Shop, The by Marjan Kamali
Stay with Me by Ayobami Adebayo
Storm Crow, The by Kalyn Josephson
Storm of Locusts by Rebecca Roanhorse
Strange Beasts of China by Yan Ge
Sweetbitter by Stephanie Danler
Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller

Take a Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert
Take the Mic: Fictional Stories of Everyday Resistance edited by Bethany C. Morrow
Taproot by Keezy Young
Testaments, The by Margaret Atwood
That Way Madness Lies by Dahlia Adler
There There by Tommy Orange
These Feathered Flames by Alexandra Overy
These Violent Delights by Chloe Gong
Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe
Things We Lost in the Fire by Mariana Enriquez
Thousand Beginnings and Endings, A edited by Ellen Oh and Elsie Chapman
Tiger Honor by Yoon Ha Lee
Tigers, Not Daughters by Samantha Mabry
Time is a Mother by Ocean Vuong
To Night Owl from Dogfish by Holly Goldberg Sloan and Meg Wolitzer
Together We Burn by Isabel Ibañez
Tradition, The by Jericho Brown
Trail of Lightning by Rebecca Roanhorse
Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youth by Xiaolu Guo

Under the Whispering Door by T.J. Klune
Undercover Bromance by Lyssa Kay Adams
Underground Railroad, The
by Colson Whitehead
Universe of Wishes, A by Dhonielle Clayton
Unpassing, The by Chia-Chia Lin
Unravel the Dusk by Elizabeth Lim
Unwanted, The by Don Brown
Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey

Vampires Never Get Old edited by Zoraida Córdova and Natalie C. Parker
Vanished Birds, The by Simon Jimenez
Vegetarian, The by Han Kang
Velorio by Xavier Navarro Aquino
Velvet Was the Night by Silvia Moreno-Garcia
Vengeful by V.E. Schwab
Vicious by V.E. Schwab
Vow So Bold and Deadly, A by Brigid Kemmerer

Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson
Water Magic by Lilith Dorsey
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell
We Hunt the Flame by Hafsah Faizal
We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo
When the Tiger Came Down the Mountain by Nghi Vo
When We Were Birds by Ayanna Lloyd Banwo
Whisper of the Tide by Sarah Tolcser
White Book, The by Han Kang
Wicked King, The by Holly Black
Wicked Saints by Emily A. Duncan
Wilder Girls by Rory Power
Winter of the Witch, The by Katherine Arden
Winter’s Orbit by Everina Maxwell
Wish in the Dark, A by Christina Soontornvat
Witch King, The by H.E. Edgmon
Witch’s Heart, The by Genevieve Gornichec
WitchCraft Cocktail by Julia Halina Hadas
Witchlight by Jessi Zabarsky
Within These Wicked Walls by Lauren Blackwood
Wolf and the Woodsman, The by Ava Reid
Women Talking by Miriam Toews
Woven in Moonlight by Isabel Ibañez

XOXO by Axie Oh

Year of the Rabbit by Tian Veasna
Yellow Jessamine by Caitlin Starling
You Had Me at Hola by Alexis Daria
You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty by Akwaeke Emezi

Zoo at the Edge of the World, The by Eric Kahn Gale