Book Reviews

book reviews
by author 

a.
Accardo, Jus – The Infinity Division #1: Infinity YA, Science Fiction
Accardo, Jus – The Infinity Division #2: Omega YA, Science Fiction
Accardo, Jus – The Eternal Balance #1: Ruined New Adult, Paranormal
Ahdieh, Renee – Flame in the Mist YA, Fantasy
Ahmed, Samira – Love, Hate & Other Filters YA, Contemporary, #ownvoices
Albert, Annabeth – Out of Uniform #1: Off Base Romance, LGBTQIA+
Albert, Annabeth – Out of Uniform #2: At Attention Romance, LGBTQIA+
Albert, Annabeth – Out of Uniform #4: Wheels Up Romance, LGBTQIA+
Albert, Annabeth – Out of Uniform #5: Squared Away Romance, LGBTQIA+Albert, Annabeth – Out of Uniform #6: Tight Quarters Romance, LGBTQIA+
Amerii – Because You Love to Hate Me  YA, Short Story Anthology
Andrews, Jesse – Munmun YA, Speculative Fiction
Andrews, Tarrah – Stripped Adult, Romance, Novella
Angleberger, Tom – Art2-D2’s Guide to Folding and Doodling {Youtube} Kids, Craft
Aveyard, Victoria – Red Queen #0.1-0.2: Cruel Crown YA, Fantasy
Aveyard, Victoria – Red Queen #1: Red Queen YA, Fantasy
Aveyard, Victoria – Red Queen #2: Glass Sword YA, Fantasy
Ayres, Eddie – Sonam and the Silence Kids
b.

Bailey, Em – The Special Ones {Youtube} #loveozya, Thriller
Bailey, Sarah – The Dark Lake CrimeBailey, Sarah – Into the Night Crime
Balchin, Lance – Mechanica: a Beginner’s Field Guide Picturebook, Steampunk
Bardugo, Leigh – The Grisha Trilogy #1: Shadow and Bone YA, Fantasy
Bardugo, Leigh – The Grisha Trilogy #2: Siege and Storm YA, Fantasy
Bardugo, Leigh – The Grisha Trilogy #3: Ruin and Rising YA, Fantasy
Bardugo, Leigh – Six of Crows YA, Fantasy
Bardugo, Leugh – DC Icons #1: Wonder Woman Warbringer YA, Fantasy
Beale, Fleur – Lyla-Through My Eyes Middle-Grade, #loveozkids
Begler, Pete – The Fearless Traveler’s Guide to Wicked Places Middle-Grade, Fantasy
Ben-Barak, Idan – Do Not Lick This Book Picturebook, Science
Bennett, Jenn – Starry Eyes Young Adult, Contemporary
Bigelow, Lisa – We That Are Left Historical Fiction, Australian
Black, Holly – The Folk of the Air #1: The Cruel Prince YA, Fantasy
Blake, Kendare – Three Dark Crowns YA, Fantasy
Brazier, D.J. – Alone {Youtube} Middle-Grade, Survivalist
Butterworth, Jess – Running on the Roof of the World {Youtube} Middle-Grade, Historical Fiction

c.

Callaway, Joyce – The Fifth Avenue Artist’s Society Historical Fiction
Carey, Lisa – The Stolen Child Magical Realism
Carlon, Sophie – BURN Short Story, Magical Realism
Carroll, Lewis – Through the Looking Glass Classic
Chambers, Becky – Wayfarer #1 The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet Science-Fiction
Chambers, Becky – Wayfarer #2 A Closed and Common Orbit Science-Fiction
Chambers, Becky – Wayfarer #3 Record of a Spaceborn Few Science-Fiction
Christo, Alexandra – To Kill a KingdomYoung Adult, FantasyClare, Cassandra – The Mortal Instruments 1: City of Bones YA, Fantasy
Clark, Jane – Neon Leon Children’s
Cline, Ernst – Ready Player One Science Fiction
Colin, Beatrice – To Capture What We Cannot Keep Historical Fiction
Collins, Orlagh – No Filter YA, Contemporary
Connelly, Michael – Renèe Ballard #1: The Late Show Crime
Corbett, Claire – Watch Over Me Thriller
Corey, James S.A. – The Expanse #3: Abaddon’s Gate Science-Fiction
Crane, Julia – Down the Rabbit Hole Young Adult, Fantasy
Croatto, Dave – Goodnight Batman Humour
Cronin, Justin – The Passage Paranormal-Dystopian
Cronin, Justin – The City of Mirrors Paranormal-Dystopian
Crowley, Cath – Words in Deep Blue YA, Contemporary, #loveozya

d.
Dahl, Roald – The BFG Children’s Fiction, Middle-Grade
Daniel, Zoe – Angel-Through My Eyes: Natural Disaster Zones Kids
Daniels, Anna – Girl In Between Author Guest Post Fiction
Daniels, April – Nemesis 1: Dreadnought Young Adult, LGBTQIA+, Science Fiction
Davis, Lisa Selin – Lost Stars or What Lou Reed Taught Me About Love YA, Contemporary
de Castell, Sebastien – Spellslinger #1: Spellslinger YA, Fantasy
de Castell, Sebastien – Spellslinger #2: ShadowblackYA, Fantasy
de Castell, Sebastien – Spellslinger #3: CharmcasterYA, Fantasy
de Saint-Exupery, Antoine – The Little Prince {Youtube} Kids, Classic
Donaldson, Julia – Poems to Perform Childrens, Poetry

e.
Ee, Susan – Penryn and the End of Days 1: Angelfall YA, Dystopian
Ee, Susan – Penryn and the End of Days 2: World After YA, Dystopian
Ee, Susan – Penryn and the End of Days 3: End of Days YA, Dystopian
Eve, Laure – The Graces Young Adult, Magical Realism, Fantasy

f.
Ferris, Fleur – Wreck {YouTube} YA, Thriller, #loveozya
Fields, Stella – Lazy Crafternoon Craft
Fienberg, Anna – Monsters Kids, Picturebook
Fisher, Carrie – The Princess Diarist Memoir, EntertainmentFoody, Amanda – Ace of Shades Young Adult, Fantasy
Fox, Laura L. – Initiate YA, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Fraillon, Zana – The Bone Sparrow YA, Australian
Frank, M.C. – Lose Me. New Adult, Romance
Frank, M.C. – No Ordinary Star #1: No Ordinary Star YA, Science-Fiction
Frank, M.C. – No Ordinary Star #2: No Plain Rebel YA, Science-Fiction
Frank, M.C. – No Ordinary Star #3: No Vain Loss YA, Science-Fiction

g.
Garber, Stephanie – Caraval Science Fiction & Fantasy)
Gigl, Colin – The Ferryman Institute Science Fiction & FantasyGiles, Jeff – The Edge of Everything YA, Fantasy
Goodman, Alison – Eon and Eona Duology YA, Fantasy
Gracias, Luke – The Devil’s Prayer Historical Fiction, Horror, Thriller
Grant, Stan – Talking to My Country Non-fiction, Indigenous Australia
Gray, Claudia – Constellation #1: Defy the Stars YA, Science-FictionGray, Claudia – Constellation #2 Defy the Worlds  YA, Science-Fiction
Grey, Audrey – Shadow Fall 1: Shadow Fall (Release Promo Post) YA, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Grossman, Lev – The Magicians Fantasy
h.
Harkins, M.K. – The Reader YA, Fantasy
Harris, Charlaine – Harper Connelly #2: Grave Surprise Comics & Graphic NovelsHarris, Phillip – The Girl in the City (Good ReadsNovella, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Harvey, Jaqueline – Alice-Miranda at School Middle Grade
Hayes, Nicole – A Shadow’s Breath YA, Contemporary, #loveozya
Heath, Jack – Hangman Thriller
Higgins, Fiona – Fearless FictionHobbs, Nicola Jane – Thrive Through Yoga Health & Wellbeing
Hirsch, Paddy – The Devil’s Half Mile Historical Fiction, Crime
Holford, Jody – Deadly News Cozy Mystery
Howard, A.G. – RoseBlood Young Adult, Fantasy, Paranormal
Howard, A.G. – Splintered #3.5: Untamed YA, Fantasy
Hurley-Moore, Nicole – Country Roads Fiction, Australia
Hurley-Moore, Nicole – White Gum Creek Fiction, Australia
i.
j.
Jeffers, Oliver – A Child of Books Picturebook
k.
Kaufmann, Amie & Kristoff, Jay – Illuminae Files_01: Illuminae (Good ReadsYA, Science-Fiction, #loveozya
Kaufmann, Amie & Kristoff, Jay – Illuminae Files_02: Gemina YA, Science-Fiction, #loveozya
Keil, Melissa – The Secret Science of Magic {Youtube} YA, Contemporary, #loveozya
Kristoff, Jay – The Nevernight Chronicle #1: Nevernight Fantasy
Kristoff, Jay – The Nevernight Chronicle #2: Godsgrave (Good Reads) Fantasy
Krul, J.T. – Battlestar Galactica: Six Science Fiction, Graphic Novel
Kwaymullina, Amberlin – The Tribe 1: The Interrogation of Ashala Wolf (Good Reads) OzYA, Science-Fiction, #loveozya
l.
La Plante, Lynda – Tennison #3: Good Friday British Crime
LaCour, Nina & Levithan, David  – You Know Me Well YA, Contemporary
Lane, Karly – If Wishes Were Horses Fiction, Australian
Lane, Karly – Third Time Lucky (Author Guest Post) Fiction, AustralianLane, Karly – Someone Like You Australian Fiction
Lee, Andy – Do Not Open This Book Picturebook (Children’s)
Levithan, David – Two Boys Kissing Young Adult, LGBTQIA+
Logan, T.M. – Lies Psychological Thriller
Lu, Marie – Warcross #1: Warcross Young Adult, Science-Fiction
Luceno, James – Star Wars: Catalyst Film Tie-In, Science-Fiction

 

m.

Maclean, Heather – Toward a Secret Sky YA, Paranormal
Maniscalco, Kerri – Stalking Jack the Ripper YA, Crime
Marney, Ellie – No Limits #loveozya, Crime
Marney, Ellie – White Night #loveozya, mystery
Mathieu, Jennifer – Moxie Young Adult, Contemporary
Matson, Morgan – Save the Date Young Adult, Contemporary
McDonald, Fleur – Suddenly One Summer Crime, Australian
McGuire, Seanan – Every Heart a Doorway YA, Fantasy, Short Fiction
McGuire, Seanan – Beneath a Sugar Sky (Wayward Children #3) Magical Realism/Fantasy
McLemore, Anna-Marie – Wild Beauty (Good Reads) YA, Magical Realism
McLoud, Carol – Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Children’s Books
Menon, Sandhya – When Dimple Met Rishi {Youtube} YA, Contemporary
Meyer, Marissa – Heartless YA, Fantasy
Meyer, Marissa – The Lunar Chronicles: Fairest YA, Sci-Fi & Fantasy
Meyer, Stephanie – The Chemist Mystery, Thriller
Milan, Maura – Ignite the Stars Young Adult, Science-Fiction
Millard, Glenda – The Naming of Tishkin Silk Kids, Australian
Moloney, James – The Beauty Is In The Walking {Youtube} #loveozya
Morden, S.J. – One Way Science-Fiction
Moriarty, Jaclyn – The Extremely Inconvenient Adventures of Bronte Mettlestone Kids, Australian

 

n.
Ness, Patrick – Release YA, Contemporary, LGBTQIA+
Niven, Jennifer – Holding Up the Universe YA, Contemporary
Noni, Lynette – The Medoran Chronicles #1-3 – Akarnae, Raelia, Draekora #loveozya, Fantasy
North, Anna – The Life and Death of Sophie Stark Fiction

 

o.
O’Guilin, Peadar – The Call YA, Fantasy
Oliver, Lauren – Replica YA, Science-Fiction & Fantasy (Author Q&A)

p.
Paige, Danielle – Stealing Snow YA, Fantasy
Patric, A.S. – Black Rock White City Fiction
Patterson, James – Zoo Ecological Thriller
Plozza, Shivaun – Frankie {Youtube} YA, Contemporary, #loveozya
Pohler, Eva – The Purgatorium YA, Psychological Thriller
Polish, Jenn – Lost Boy, Found Boy Science-Fiction, Short Story
Pryor, Michael – Gap Year in Ghost Town YA, Paranormal #loveozya
Pullman, Philip – The Book of Dust Vol.1: La Belle Sauvage YA, Fantasy

q.

r.
Raabe, Marc – Cut Crime, Thriller
Raasch, Sara – Snow Like Ashes {Youtube} Young Adult, Fantasy
Rance, Alex – Tiger’s Roar Kids, Picturebook
Reid, Kimberly – #Prettyboy Must Die YA, Action
Reilly, Matthew – Jack West Jr 4: The Four Legendary Kingdoms Thriller
Riggs, Ransom – Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children YA, Fantasy
Russ, Aimee Jessica – Collide Science Fiction
Russon, Penni – The Endsister Middle Grade, Magical Realism

s.
Selznick, Brian – The Invention of Hugo Cabret {Youtube} Middle-Grade, Historical-Fiction
Seuss, Dr. – How the Grinch Stole Christmas Children’s Books
Smith, Caighlan – Children of Icarus YA, Fantasy
Schwab, Victoria – Monsters of Verity #1: This Savage Song YA, Fantasy
Schwab, Victoria – Monsters of Verity #2: Out Dark Duet {Youtube} YA, Fantasy
Schwab, V.E. – Shades of Magic 1: A Darker Shade of Magic Fantasy
Schwab, V.E. – Shades of Magic 2: A Gathering of Shadows Fantasy
Shaffer, Mary Ann – The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Fiction
Shannon, Samantha – The Bone Season #2: The Mime Order Paranormal
Showalter, Gena – Firstlife YA, Science Fiction
Singh, Nalini – The Guild Hunter Series #1-10 Paranormal/Urban Fantasy
Slayton, Shonna – Spindle Fantasy
Smith, Ronald L – The Mesmerist Middle-Grade, Paranormal
Snow, Alan – How Santa Really Works Children’s Books
Sowden, Emily – Trapped In Silver Young Adult, Fantasy
Spiers, Hilary – Love, Lies & Linguine Fiction
Spotswood, Jessica (Ed.) – The Radical Element YA, Short Story Collection
Stackpole, Michael A – Star Wars X-Wing 1: Rogue Squadron Science-Fiction, Film Tie-In
Stanton, Beck & Stanton, Matt – Did You Take the B From My _ook? Children’s Picturebook
Stone, Catherine – Fireseed One YA, Science-Fiction & Fantasy
Stradling, Rita – Ensnared New Adult, Science-Fiction
Stroud, Gabbie – Teacher Memoir
Swanson, Peter – Her Every Fear Thriller, Suspense

t.
Tahir, Sabaa – An Ember In the Ashes {Youtube} Young Adult, Fantasy
Tait, Vanessa – The Pharmacist’s Wife Historical
Thomson, Rupert – Divided Kingdom Speculative Science-Fiction
Todd, Hannah & Anonymous – Hello Me, It’s You YA
Townsend, Jessica – Nevermore #1: The Trials of Morrigan Crow #loveozkids, middle grade, fantasy
Turner, Rebekah – Threader YA, Science-Fiction
Turton, Stuart – The Seven 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle Adult, Speculative Fiction/Crime

u.

v.
Valente, Catherynne M – Radiance Science-Fiction
van Hooft, Kate – We See the Stars Fiction
Vargos Llosa, Mario – The Neighborhood Political Thriller

 

w.
Walters, Minette – The Last Hours Historical Fiction
Ward, Penelope & Keeland, Vi – Playboy Pilot Romance
Weir, Andy – Artemis Science Fiction
Weir, Andy – The Martian Science Fiction 
Wendig, Chuck – Star Wars: Aftermath Science-Fiction, Film Tie-In
Wendig, Chuck – Star Wars: Aftermath – Life Debt Science-Fiction, Film Tie-In
White, Kiersten – And I Darken YA, Fantasy
Wilde, Jen – Queens of Geek #loveOzYA, LGBTQIA+
Wilkinson, Lili – After the Lights Go Out #loveozya
Wilkinson, Lili – That Christmas Feeling {Youtube} Kids, Christmas
Winter, Hanna – Sacrifice Crime, Thriller
Wright, Anna – Magnificent Creatures: Animals on the Move! Children’s, Nonfiction

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y.
Yoon, Nicola – The Sun Is Also a Star YA, Contemporary

z.