Book Reviews Archive

Here is where you’ll find all the books I’ve reviewed on this blog. They are sorted alphabetically by title.

Books with an asterisk (*) by their entry were supplied for free from various sources in exchange for honest reviews.



The 100, Kass Morgan


Aaru, David Meredith *

Ace of Shades, Amanda Foody*

A Court of Frost and Starlight, Sarah J Maas

Across the Darkling Sea, K. Ferrin  *

A Darkling Plain, Philip Reeve 

Alice: The Wanderland Chronicles, J.M. Sullivan *

All Rights Reserved, Gregory Scott Katsoulis*

All the Birds in the Sky, Charlie Jane Anders

All the Crooked Saints, Maggie Stiefvater

The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet, Becky Chambers

Anassa, Josh Martin *

Araidnis, Josh Martin

Ascension, Victor Dixen*

Ash Princess, Laura Sebastian*

Aurabell, Laura Dockrill *

Autonomous, Annalee Newitz *

Awoke, K. T. Conte *


Batman: Nightwalker, Marie Lu

The Bear and the Nightingale, Katherine Arden

The Beast’s Heart, Leife Shallcross*

Beasts Made of Night, Tochi Onyebuchi *

Between Before & After, Maureen Doyle McQuerry*

Between the Blade and the Heart, Amanda Hocking*

Beautiful Chaos, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl 

Beautiful Redemption, Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl

The Beautiful Ones, Silvia Moreno-Gracia *

The Beginning of the World in the Middle of the Night, Jen Campbell *

The Belles, Dhonielle Clayton

Beyond A Darkened Shore, Jessica Leake

Binary System, Eric Brown *

The Binding, Bridget Collins*

Blackberry & Wild Rose, Sonia Velton*

Blackbird N. D. Gomes*

Black Dawn, Mallory McCartney *

Blackwing, Ed McDonald

A Blade so Black, L L McKinney

Bloody Brilliant Women, Cathy Newman*

The Boneless Mercies, April Genevieve Tucholke*

The Book Jumper, Mechthild Gläser.

Book of Fire, Michelle Kennedy  *

The Book of M, Peng Shepherd *

The Boy is Back, Meg Cabot

Breakwater, Catherine Jones Payne *

Breath of Fire, Amanda Bouchet

Bridge of Clay, Markus Zusak*

Brightstorm, Vashti Hardy 


The Caged Queen, Kristen Ciccarelli*

Caraval, Stephanie Garber

The Carver, Jacob Devlin  *

Champion, Marie Lu

Charmcaster, Sebastien De Castell*

The Chilbury Ladies’ Choir, Jennifer Ryan*

Children of Blood and Bone, Tomi Adeyemi*

Children of Thorns, Children of Water, Aliette de Bodard *

The City of Brass, S. A. Chakraborty*

City of Circles, Jess Richards 

City of Fallen Angels, Cassandra Clare 

City of Ghosts, Victoria Schwab

City of Woven Streets, Emmi Itäranta 

Cogheart, Peter Bunzl*

Coldmaker, Daniel A. Cohen*

The Confectioner’s Guild, Claire Luana*

A Conjuring of Light, V. E. Schwab

Conspiracy, S.J. Parris 

Contagion, Terri Terry*

The Contrary Tale of the Butterfly Girl, Ishbelle Bee

The Coven, Chrissy Lessey *

Crazy House, James Patterson and Gabrielle Charbonnet *

Crooked Kingdom, Leigh Bardugo 

Cruel Prince, Holly Black*

Cuckoo Song, Frances Hardinge


Damsel, Elana K. Arnold *

Darien, C. F. Iggulden *

A Darker Shade of Magic, V. E. Schwab

The Dark Beloved, Helen Falconer

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, Kiersten White

The Dark Intercept, Julia Keller *

Dark Mind Rising, Julia Keller*

Daughter of the Burning City, Amanda Foody *

Daughter of the Pirate King, Tricia Levenseller 

Dear Evan Hansen*

Deception, Teri Terry *

Defy the Worlds, Claudia Gray*

Den of Shadows, Christopher Byford *

Den of Smoke, Christopher Byford*

Den of Stars, Christopher Byford*

Descendant of the Crane, Joan He*

The Diabolic, S.J. Kincaid *

Distortion, Victor Dixen*

Dragon Heart, Peter Higgins*

Dragon Redeemer, Amy Bearce *

Drakenfeld, Mark Charan Newton

Dreams and Shadows, C. Robert Cargill


The Electrical Venus, Julie Mayhew*

The Ember Blade, Chris Wooding*

The Emerald Circus, Jane Yolen *

Emperor Mage, Tamora Pierce*

The Empress, S.J. Kincaid*

Empress of All Seasons, Emiko Jean*

Enchantée, Gita Trelease*

The Epic Crush of Genie Lo, F.C. Yee *

Eve of Eridu, Alanah Andrews*

Eve of Man, Giovanna Fletcher and Tom Fletcher *

Everless, Sara Holland

Everything Under, Daisy Johnson*

Even the Darkest Stars*

Dark Matter: Evolution, Teri Terry*

Ewan Pendle and the White Wraith, Shaun Hume *

Expression, E.G. Wilson *

The Extinction Trials, S. M. Wilson


The Fandom, Anna Day *

The Fate of the Tearling, Erika Johansen 

Fierce like a Firestorm, Lana Popoviç

The Fifth Doll, Charlie N. Holmberg  *

The Fifth Season, N. K. Jemisin – Book Review

Firestorm, Lucy Hounsom (Blog Tour)*

Flame in the Mist, Renee Ahdieh *

Flight of a Starling, Lisa Heathfield *

Floored, Various Authors*

Fly by Night, Frances Hardinge 

From Here to Eternity, Caitlin Doughty

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns, Julie C. Dao

The Forever Ship, Francesca Haig *

The Forsaken Throne, Jeff Wheeler *

Frogkisser, Garth Nix

Frostblood and Fireblood *

Furyborn, Claire Legrand – Book Review*


A Gathering of Shadows, V.E. Schwab

Geekerella, Ashley Poston 

Gemina, Jak Kristoff and Amie Kauffman

Gilded Cage, Vic James

The Girl in the Tower, Katherine Arden  *

The Girl King, Mimi Yu*

Girls of Paper and Fire, Natasha Ngan – Book Review

Glass Sword, Victoria Aveyard

Gleam, Tom Fletcher *

The Goblins of Bellwater, Molly Ringle *

Godblind, Anna Stephens  *

Godsgrave, Jay Kristoff *

Golden, K.M. Robinson *

The Good Girl’s Guide to Being A D*ck, Alexandra Reinwarth*

The Gospel of Loki, Joanne Harris 

Grace and Fury, Tracy Banghart *

Grave Mercy, Robin LaFevers*

The Great Wave of Tamarind, Nadia Aguiar

Grey Sister, Mark Lawrence*

The Gutter Prayer, Gareth Hanrahan*


Hannah Green and Her Unfeasibly Mundane Existence, Michael Marshall Smith *

The Hate U Give, Angie Thomas 

Hath No Fury, An Anthology*

The Hawkweed Legacy, Irena Brignull *

The Hazel Wood, Melissa Albert*

Heartless, Marissa Meyer

Hero at the Fall, Alwyn Hamilton – Book Review

Heroine Complex, Sarah Kuhn 

Honeybee, Trista Mateer*

House of Ash, Hope Cook *

The House of Binding Thorns, Aliette De Bodard

How to Fracture a Fairytale, Jane Yolen*


I Hate Everyone But You, Allison Raskin and Gaby Dunn*

Illuminae, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

The Illusionists, Rosie Thomas

Infinity Wars, Book Review *

In the Labyrinth of Drakes, Marie Brennan

In the Pines, Erik Kriek *

In the Vanishers’ Palace, Aliette De Bodard*

Iron Garland, Jeff Wheeler*


Jack of Hearts (and Other Parts), Lev A. C. Rosen*

Just Off the Path, Weston Sullivan  *


Killer T, Robert Muchamore*

Killing It, Asia Mackay*

Kim Reaper (Vol. 1), Sarah Graley*

King’s Cage, Victoria Aveyard

The Knife of Never Letting Go, Patrick Ness


Lady Mary, Lucy Worsley*

The Language of Thorns, Leigh Bardugo

The Lantern’s Ember, Colleen Houck*

The Last Ever After, Soman Chainani

The Last Namsara, Kristen Ciccarelli  *

Legend, Marie Lu

Legendary, Stephanie Garber*

Legion (Talon #4), Julie Kagawa *

The Library of Fates, Aditi Khorana

The Lie Tree, Frances Hardinge

Light Years, Kass Morgan*

Lost Boy, Christina Henry 

Lucky Ghost, Matthew Blakstad Book Review *

The Lunar Chronicles, Marissa Meyer Series Review


A Madness of Angels, Kate Griffin

Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet, Charlie N. Holmberg

A Magical Tale with Geek Appeal, A. Philips*

The Magician’s Guild, Trudi Canavan

The Magpie King, M. J. Fahy*

Magpie’s Song, Allison Pang  *

Mammoth, Jill Baguchinsky*

Maresi, Maria Turtschaninoff 

Melokai, Rosalyn Kelly *

The Midnight Star, Marie Lu 

The Mime Order, Samantha Shannon

Mirage, Somaiya Daud*

Mirror Gate, Jeff Wheeler*

Monster, Michael Grant ARC Book Review*

Moroda, L. L. McNeil *

Mortal Engines, Philip Reeve

My Side of the Diamond, Sally Gardner *


The Name of the Wind, Patrick Rothfuss

Naondel, Maria Turtschaninoff 

A Natural History of Dragons (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #1), Marie Brennan

The Navigator’s Touch, Julia Ember*

Nevernight, Jay Kristoff

New Erotica for Feminists *

The New Voices of Fantasy *

Nightblade’s Honor, Ryan Kirk *

Nightblade’s Vengeance, Ryan Kirk *

Nightblood, Elly Blake*

The Night Brother, Rosie Garland *

Nimona, Noelle Stevenson

Norse Mythology, Neil Gaiman

Not So Stories, Edited by David Thomas Moore*

Now I Rise, Kiersten White 


The Obelisk Gate, N. K. Jemisin

Obsidio, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

 Odd & True, Cat Winters *

One Way, S. J. Morden*

Orphan Monster Spy, Matt Killeen

Otherearth, Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller*

Otherworld, Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller *

Our Dark Duet, Victoria Schwab

Our Memory Like Dust, Gavin Chaits *

The Overneath, Peter S. Beagle*


Palom, L. L. McNeil*

Paris Adrift, E. J. Swift 

Phantom, Leo Hunt*

Planetfall, Emma Newman*

The Planetsider, G. J. Ogden *

The Plastic Magician, Charlie N Homberg *

A Pocketful of Crows, Joanne M Harris *

The Poppy War, R. F. Kuang*

Prisoner of Ice and Snow, Ruth Lauren *

Predator’s Gold, Philip Reeve

Prodigy, Marie Lu – Book Review


The Quantum Magician, Derek Künsken*

Queen of the Dark Things, C. Robert Cargill

The Queens of Innis Lear, Tessa Gratton*

Quests for Glory, Soman Chainani *


The Ramshead Algorithm, KJ Kabza *

The Raven Boys, Maggie Stiefvater

Ravencry, Ed McDonald*

On Ready Player One and The Problem with Passion

The Realms of the Gods, Tamora Pierce

Rebel of the Sands, Alwyn Hamilton  *

Red Queen, Victoria Aveyard

Rejoice, A Knife to the Heart – Steven Erikson*

Renegades, Marissa Meyer*

Renegades, Thomas Locke *

Resurrection (Skulduggery Pleasant #10), Derek Landy *

Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovich

Roar, Cora Carmack 

The Rose Society, Marie Lu


Sabriel, Garth Nix

The Sacrifice Box, Martin Stewart *

Satellite, Nick Lake*

Sawkill Girls, Claire Legrand *

Scythe, Neal Shusterman

Sea (The Huntress Trilogy #1), Sarah Driver *

The Seafarer’s Kiss, Julia Ember – Book Review

Sea Witch, Sarah Henning*

The Selection, Keira Cass 

Seventh Decimate, Stephen R. Donaldson*

Shades Within Us – *

Shadow and Bone, Leigh Bardugo

Shadowblack, Sebastien de Castell*

The Shadowed Sun, N.K. Jemisin 

Shadow of the Fox, Julie Kagawa*

Shelter, Sarah Franklin *

Showstopper,Hayley Barker

The Silence of the Girls, Pat Barker*

Simon Vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda, Becky Albertalli

The Sin Eater’s Daughter, Melinda Salisbury

Sisters of the Winter Wood, Rena Rossner*

Six of Crows, Leigh Bardugo 

A Skinful of Shadows, Frances Hardinge

Sky *

Sky in the Deep, Adrienne Young*

Skyward, Brandon Sanderson*

The Sleeping Prince, Melinda Salisbury 

Smiler’s Fair, Rebecca Levene

Smoke in the Sun, Renée Ahdieh*

The Smoke Thieves, Sally Green*

Snowglobe, Amy Wilson*

The Space Between the Stars, Anne Corlett *

Spare and Found Parts, Sarah Maria Griffin

Spellslinger, Sebastien de Castell*

Spindle Fire, Lexa Hillyer

Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik*

Some Kind of Fairy Tale, Graham Joyce

Song of Blood and Stone, L. Penelope*

Soulbinder, Sebastien De Castell*

Spare and Found Parts, Sarah Maria Griffin

Spark, Alice Broadway

Spinning Silver, Naomi Novik*

STAGS, M A Bennet*

Starborn, Lucy Hounsom  *

The Starlight Barking, Dodie Smith

The Stars Now Unclaimed, Drew Williams*

State of Sorrow, Melinda Salisbury 

Storm Glass, Jeff Wheeler*

Strange Practice, Vivian Shaw

Strange the Dreamer, Laini Taylor

The Stone in the Skull, Elizabeth Bear*

The Surface Breaks, Louise O’Neill 

Sweet Dreams are Made of This, Tricia Sullivan *


Tarnished City, Vic James  *

Tangleweed and Brine, Deirdre Sullivan

Tempests and Slaughter, Tamora Pierce*

Tess of the Road, Rachel Hartman

The Testament of Loki, Joanne Harris*

There’s Someone Inside Your House, Stephanie Perkins*

This Cruel Design, Emily Suvada*

Those Above, Daniel Polansky

A Thousand Perfect Notes, C. G. Drews*

Three Dark Crowns, Kendare Blake

Throne of Glass, Sarah J. Maas

The Tiger’s Watch, Julia Ember  *

To Kill a Kingdom, Alexandra Christo*

Too Like the Lightning, Ada Palmer *

A Touch of Ice, Aleah Raynes and Mandy Caruso *

Traitor to the Throne, Alwyn Hamilton

The Trees, Ali Shaw

The Tropic of Serpents (The Memoirs of Lady Trent #2), Marie Brennan

Truthwitch, Susan Dennard*

This Mortal Coil, Emily Suvada 

This Savage Song, Victoria Schwab

Thunderhead, Neal Shusterman

The Twisted Tree, Rachel Burge*

Two Dark Reigns, Kendare Blake*


Undead Girl Gang, Lily Anderson

Undercover Princess, Connie Glynn

Under the Pendulum Sun, Jeannette NG *

The Unit, Ninni Holmqvist*

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry, Rachel Joyce


Valiant Dust, Richard Baker *

The Vanishing Sophia Tobin

Vassa in the Night, Sarah Porter – Book Review

Vicious, V E Schwab

Villain, Michael Grant *

Voiceless, E.G. Wilson *

Vox, Christina Dalcher *

The Voyage of the Basilisk, Marie Brennan


The Waking Land, Callie Bates*

The Warrior Maiden, Melanie Dickerson*

War Storm, Victoria Aveyard 

Weave a Circle Round, Kari Maaren*

Welcome to Nightvale

Where the Stars Rise*

The Whitby Witches, Robin Jarvis *

The Wicked Deep, Shea Ernshaw*

Wicked Like a Wildfire, Lana Popovic

Wild Beauty,Anne Marie McLemore

Wild Magic, Tamora Pierce*

Willow Born, Shanna Miles *

Windwitch, Susan Dennard*

The Winter of the Witch, Katherine Arden

Wintersong, S. Jae-Jones

The Witchfinder’s Sister, Beth Underdown

The Witch’s Kiss,Katharine and Elizabeth Corr

The Witch’s Kiss Trilogy, Katharine and Elizabeth Corr *

The Witch of Salt and Storm, Kendall Kulper

The Wolf, Leo Carew 

The Wolf in the Whale, Jordanna Max Brodsky – Book Review*

Wolf Speaker, Tamora Pierce*

Wonder Woman: Warbringer, Leigh Bardugo

The Wrath and the Dawn, Renée Ahdieh 

Wrecker, Noel O’Reilly*

The Wren Hunt, Mary Watson*


The Young Elites, Marie Lu 

The Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide, Volume 5, Sean and Corie Weaver, Editors*

The Young Queens, Kendare Blake

Your One & Only, Adrianne Finlay*


Zero Repeat Forever, G. S. Prendergast *











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