2018 Reads

*Please note: Only picture books featured for review are on this list*

1. The Care and Feeding of a Pet Black Hole by Michelle Cuevas
2. Quiet Girl in a Noisy World: An Introvert’s Story by Debbie Tung
3. The Unlikely Story of a Pig in the City by Jodi Kendall
4. Flower Moon by Gina Linko
5. Soppy by Philippa Rice
6. Princess Cora and the Crocodile by Laura Amy Schlitz, illus. Brian Floca
7. Mighty Jack and the Goblin King (Mighty Jack #2) by Ben Hatke
8. Winterhouse (Winterhouse #1) by Ben Guterson
9. The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Pérez
10. A Boy, a Mouse, and a Spider: The Story of E. B. White by Barbara Herkert, illus. Lauren Castillo
11. No One Can Know (A Stillwater General Mystery #2) by Lucy Kerr
12. Cream Buns and Crime: A Murder Most Unladylike Collection by Robin Stevens
13. The Big Bed by Bunmi Laditan, illus. Tom Knight
15. Small Things by Mel Tregonning
16. Bringing Me Back by Beth Vrabel
17. A Grave Issue (A Funeral Parlor Mystery #1) by Lillian Bell
18. I Won’t Eat That by Christopher Silas Neal
19. What’s My Superpower? by Aviaq Johnston, illus. Tim Mack
20. The Strange and Deadly Portraits of Bryony Gray by E. Latimer
21. A Murder for the Books (A Blue Ridge Library Mystery #1) by Victoria Gilbert
22. Hello Hello by Brendan Wenzel
23. The Pink Umbrella by Amélie Callot
24. P.S. I Miss You by Jen Petro-Roy
25. The Crossover by Kwame Alexander
26. Speak: The Graphic Novel by Laurie Halse Anderson, illus. Emily Carroll
27. Rebound by Kwame Alexander
28. The Summer of Jordi Perez (And the Best Burger in Los Angeles) by Amy Spalding
29. Forever or a Day by Sarah Jacoby
30. The Boy and the Blue Moon by Sara O’Leary, illus. Ashley Crowley
31. A Case of Syrah, Syrah (A Wine Country Mystery #1) by Nancy J. Parra
32. A Spoonful of Murder (Murder Most Unladylike Mystery #6) by Robin Stevens
33. House Arrest by K.A. Holt
34. Unicorn of Many Hats (Heavenly Nostrils #7) by Dana Simpson
35. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: Future Author Extraordinaire by Susan Tan, illus. Dana Wulfekotte
36. Cilla Lee-Jenkins: This Book is a Classic by Susan Tan, illus. Dana Wulfekotte
37. Furyborn (The Empirium Trilogy #1) by Claire Legrand
38. Petra by Marianna Coppo
39. American Panda by Gloria Chao
40. Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol, color by Alec Longstreth
41. If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say by Leila Sales
42. Bloom: A Story of Fashion Designer Elsa Schiaparelli by Kyo Maclear & Julie Morstad
43. Knockout by K.A. Holt
44. Missing Mike by Shari Green
45. Peter & Ernesto: A Tale of Two Sloths by Graham Annable
46. The Brilliant Deep: Rebuilding the World’s Coral Reefs by Kate Messner, illus. Matthew Forsythe
47. Bob by Wendy Mass & Rebecca Stead, illus. Nicholas Gannon
48. Bonjour Girl by Isabelle Laflèche
49. Missing Mike by Shari Green
50. Royals (Royals #1) by Rachel Hawkins
51. White Rabbit by Caleb Roehrig
52. Julián Is a Mermaid by Jessica Love
53. Tell Me Three Things by Julie Buxbaum
54. The Triumphant Tale of the House Sparrow by Jan Thornhill
55. Running Girl (The Garvie Smith Mysteries #1) by Simon Mason
56. Breakout by Kate Messner
57. Moonrise by Sarah Crossan
58. Ordinary, Extraordinary Jane Austen by Deborah Hopkinson, illus. Qin Leng
59. Josephine: The Dazzling Life of Josephine Baker by Patricia Hruby Powell, illus. Christian Robinson
60. Sakura’s Cherry Blossoms by Robert Paul Weston, illus. Misa Saburi
61. When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon
62. Alma and How She Got Her Name by Juana Martinez-Neal
63. Sometimes You Fly by Katherine Applegate, illus. Jennifer Black Reinhardt
64. The Jumbies (The Jumbies #1) by Tracey Baptiste
65. The Other Dog by Madeleine L’Engle, illus. Christine Davenier
66. A Dog with Nice Ears by Lauren Child
67. One Crazy Summer (Gaither Sisters #1) by Rita Williams-Garcia
68. Just Under the Clouds by Melissa Sarno
69. Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas
70. The House That Lou Built by Mae Respico
71. Agatha Christie by Mª Isabel Sánchez Vegara, illus. Elisa Munsó, translated by Raquel Plitt
71. Other-Wordly: Words Both Strange and Lovely from Around the World
by Yee-Lum Mak, illus. Kelsey Garrity-Riley
72. Matchmaking for Beginners by Maddie Dawson
73. Sun Dog by Deborah Kerbel, illus. Suzanne Del Rizzo
74. The Ruinous Sweep by Tim Wynne-Jones
75. A House That Once Was by Julie Fogliano, illus. Lane Smith
76. Fox and Raccoon (Juniper Hollow) by Lesley-Anne Green
77. Shelved Under Murder (A Blue Ridge Library Mystery #2) by Victoria Gilbert
78. The Night Garden by Polly Horvath
79. Sadie by Courtney Summers
80. Girls Can’t Hit (Boys Don’t Knit #3) by T.S. Easton
81. Spurt by Chris Miles
82. Save Me a Seat by Sarah Weeks & Gita Varadarajan
83. Amal Unbound by Aisha Saeed
84. Gordon: Bark to the Future! by Ashley Spires
85. Lulu Is Getting a Sister: (Who WANTS Her? Who NEEDS Her?) (Lulu, #4) by Judith Viorst, illus. Kevin Cornell
86. Baking with Kafka by Tom Gauld
87. Big Words Small Stories: The Missing Donut by Judith Henderson, illus. T.L. McBeth
88. Nevertheless by Alec Baldwin [audiobook]
89. Little & Lion by Brandy Colbert
90. Goldilocks and the Infinite Bears: A Pie Comics Collection by John McNamee
91. The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey, art by Victoria Jamieson
92. Ta-Da! by Kathy Ellen Davis, illus. Kaylani Juanita
93. We’re Going on a Bear Hunt: Changing Picture Book by Michael Rosen, illus. Helen Oxenbury
94. Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller
95. Nightlights by Lorena Alvarez Gomez
96. The Coroner by Jennifer Graeser Dornbush
97. Royal Crown (From the Notebooks of a Middle School Princess, #4) by Meg Cabot
98. After the Shot Drops by Randy Ribay
99. P.S. Be Eleven (Gaither Sisters #2) by Rita Williams-Garcia
100. No Fixed Address by Susin Nielsen
101. The Day You Begin by Jacqueline Woodson, illus. by Rafael López
102. Adrian Simcox Does NOT Have a Horse by Marcy Campbell, illus. Corinna Luyken
103. A Room Away from the Wolves by Nova Ren Suma
104. Wonderland by Barbara O’Connor
105. Santa Bruce (Bruce #4) by Ryan T. Higgins
106. I Hate My Cats (A Love Story) by Davide Cali, illus. Anna Pirolli
107. Luis and Tabitha by Stephanie Campisi, illus. Hollie Mengert
108. Burning Ridge (Timber Creek K-9 Mystery #4) by Margaret Mizushima
109. If the Coffin Fits (Funeral Parlor Mystery #2) by Lillian Bell
110. Check, Please!: #Hockey, Vol. 1 by Ngozi Ukazu
111. Kristy’s Big Day (Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novels #6) by Gale Galligan
112. It’s the End When I Say It’s the End (Timmy Failure #7) by Stephan Pastis
113. The Mortification of Fovea Munson by Mary Winn Heider
114. French Exit by Patrick DeWitt
115. Fake Blood by Whitney Gardner
116. The Adventures of Superfish and His Superfishal Friends: The Twenty-Third Sherman’s Lagoon Collection by Jim Toomey
117. Adult Time: A Baby Blues Collection by Rick Kirkman & Jerry Scott
118. Ozy and Millie by Dana Simpson
120. The Flight of Swans by Sarah McGuire
121. Pinny in Fall by Joanne Schwartz, illus. Isabelle Malenfant
122. The Bunny Band by Bill Richardson, illus. Roxanna Bikadoroff
123. Megabat by Anna Humphrey, illus. Kass Reich
124. The Best Bear Ever!: A Little Year of Liz Climo by Liz Climo
125. Mary Who Wrote a Monster by Linda Bailey, illus. Júlia Sardà
126. Sir Simon: Super Scarer by Cale Atkinson
127. She Made a Monster: How Mary Shelley Created Frankenstein by Lynn Fulton, illus. Felicita Sala
128. Peppa Pig and the Halloween Costume
129. The Nameless City (The Nameless City #1) by Faith Erin Hicks
130. The Stone Heart (The Nameless City #2) by Faith Erin Hicks
131. The Divided Earth (The Nameless City #3) by Faith Erin Hicks
132. Snazzy Cat Capers (Snazzy Cat Capers #1) by Deanna Kent, illus. Neil Hooson
133. After Zero by Christina Collins
134. The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw
135. Louisiana’s Way Home by Kate DiCamillo
136. The Big Bad Fox by Benjamin Renner
137. The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter
138. Anne Arrives (Inspired by Anne of Green Gables) by Kallie George, illus. Abigail Halpin
139. The Infamous Ratsos (The Infamous Ratsos #1) by Kara LaReau, illus. Matt Myers
140. Unicorn Theater (Heavenly Nostril #8) by Dana Simpson
141. Short & Skinny by Mark Tatulli
142. Hey, Kiddo by Jarret J. Krosoczka
143. You Are the Everything by Karen Rivers
144. Krista Kim-Bap by Angela Ahn
145. Our Endless Numbered Days by Claire Fuller
146. Clara Voyant by Rachelle Delaney
147.Unclaimed Baggage by Jen Doll
148. 24 Hours in Nowhere by Dusti Bowling
149. SuperMutant Magic Academy by Jillian Tamaki
150. The Princess in Black and the Science Fair Scare (The Princess in Black #6) Shannon Hale & Dean Hale, illus. LeUyen Pham
151. King Alice by Matthew Cordell
152. Do You Believe in Unicorns? Bethanie Deeney Murguia
153. The Princess and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
154. The Incomplete Art of Why Things Are by Richard Thompson, ed. Michael G. Rhode
155. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
156. The Infamous Ratsos Are Not Afraid (The Infamous Ratsos #2) by Kara LaReau, illus. Matt Myers
157. The Infamous Ratsos: Project Fluffy (The Infamous Ratsos # 3) by Kara LaReau, illus. Matt Myers
158. The Whirlpool by Laurel Croza
159. The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory
160. Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee
161. The Royal Runaway by Lindsay Emory
162. Your Dad Stole My Rake: And Other Family Dilemmas by Tom Papa [audiobook]
163. Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise (Interrupting Chicken #2) by David Ezra Stein
164. Lyric McKerrigan, Secret Librarian by Jacob Sager Weinstein, illus. Vera Brosgol