Book Reviews

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In alphabetical order, by title:

The 8th Circle by (Danny Ryan Thriller #1) by Sarah Cain
40 Things I Want to Tell You by Alice Kuipers


Adventures with Barefoot Critters by Teagan White
All the Truth That’s in Me by Julie Berry
The Anatomist’s Wife (Lady Darby Mystery #1) by Anna Lee Huber
Asp of Ascension (Nefertari Hughes Mystery) by BR Myers
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Ava XOX (Ava and Pip #3) by Carol Weston
Avenging the Owl by Melissa Hart


The Bear Ate Your Sandwich by Julia Sarcone-Roach
Before Morning by Joyce Sidman, illus. Beth Krommes
Before I Leave by Jessixa Bagley
Bera the One-Headed Troll by Eric Orchard
The Best Kind of People by Zoe Whittall
Big Bad Bubble by Adam Rubin, illus. Daniel Salmieri
The Blackthorn Key by Kevin Sands
A Blind Guide to Normal by Beth Vrabel
A Blind Guide to Stinkville by Beth Vrabel
Booked by Kwame Alexander
The Book You’re Not Supposed to Have (Timmy Failure #5) by Stephan Pastis
Boy Erased: A Memoir by Garrard Conley
A Boy Named Queen by Sara Cassidy
Boys Don’t Knit series (Boys Don’t Knit and An English Boy in New York) by Tom Easton
Bug in a Vacuum by Mélanie Watt 
Bunnies!!! by Kevan Atteberry
Bunny Slopes by Claudia Rueda
Burning Blue by Paul Griffin


The Cabin by Natasha Preston
Cadillac Couches by Sophie B. Watson
Camp Dork (Pack of Dorks #2) by Beth Vrabel
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls by Claire Legrand, illus. Sarah Watts
A Child of Books by Oliver Jeffers & Sam Winston
Completely Cassidy series (Accidental Genius, Star Reporter and Drama Queen) by Tamsyn Murray
A Complicated Kindness by Miriam Toews
Conviction by Kelly Loy Gilbert


Dance! Dance! Underpants! (Ballet Cat series) by Bob Shea
Dear Yeti by James Kwan
Dream On, Amber by Emma Shevah
Du Iz Tak? by Carson Ellis


Eight Hundred Grapes by Laura Dave
Eligible by Curtis Sittenfeld
Emily’s Balloon by Komako Sakai
Everton Miles is Stranger Than Me (Night Flyers #2) by Philippa Dowding
Every Word (Every #2) by Ellie Marney


The Fair Fight by Anna Freeman
A Family Is a Family Is a Family by Sara O’Leary, illus. Qin Leng
The Farmer and the Clown by Marla Frazee
Fiendish by Brenna Yovanoff
First Snow by Bomi Park
The Fixer (The Fixer #1) by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Flashlight by Lizi Boyd
Flora and the Penguin by Molly Idle
Follow the Moon Home: A Tale of One Idea, Twenty Kids, and a Hundred Sea Turtles by Philippe Cousteau and Deborah Hopkinson, illus. Meilo So 
Friend or Foe? by John Sobol, illus. Dasha Tolstikova


Gertie’s Leap to Greatness by Kate Beasley
The Girl in the Park by Mariah Fredericks
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn
The Good Little Book by Kyo Maclear, illus. Marion Arbona
Goodnight Already! by Jory John, illus. Benji Davies


Hex Hall (Hex Hall #1) by Rachel Hawkins
The Hired Girl by Laura Amy Schlitz
Hooray for Halloween, Curious George! by H.A. Rey
The House Between Tides by Sarah Maine
How to be a Hero by Florence Parry Heide, illus. Chuck Groenink
How to Be Brave by E. Katherine Kottaras
How to Write a Novel by Melanie Sumner



If I Had a Gryphon by Vikki VanSickle, illus. Cale Atkinson
The Inn Between by Marina Cohen
It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas
I’ve Got Your Number by Sophie Kinsella


Jewel of the Thames (Portia Adams Adventure #1) by Angela Misri
Julia Vanishes (The Witch’s Child #1) by Catherine Egan


Kabungo by Rolli
Killing Trail (A Timber Creek K-9 Mystery) by Margaret Mizushima
The Kneebone Boy by Ellen Potter


The Lake House by Kate Morton
Land Shark by Beth Ferry, illus. Ben Mantle
Lenny & Lucy by Philip C. Stead, illus. Erin E. Stead
The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman
Lily and the Octopus by Steven Rowley
Little Bird’s Bad Word by Jacob Grant
Little Elliot, Big Family by Mike Curato
Little Master Conan Doyle: Sherlock Holmes in the Hound of the Baskervilles by Jennifer Adams, illus. Alison Oliver
Little Miss Evil by Bryce Leung & Kristy Shen
Little Robot by Ben Hatke
The Little World of Liz Climo by Liz Climo
Lost. Found. by Marsha Diane Arnold, illus. Matthew Cordell
Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff


A Mad, Wicked Folly by Sharon Biggs Waller
Maid of Secrets (Maids of Honor #1) by Jennifer McGowan
Mamasaurus by Stephan Lomp
Max the Brave by Ed Vere
The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton
The Ministry of Ghosts by Alex Shearer
Miss Emily by Nuala O’Connor
Mo and Beau by Vanya Nastanlieva
Molly and the Bear by Bob Scott
A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness
The Moon Inside by Sandra V. Feder, illus. Aimée Sicuro
Mother Bruce by Ryan T. Higgins
My Last Continent by Midge Raymond


The Night Sister by Jennifer McMahon
Nine Lives (A Lily Dale Mystery) by Wendi Corsi Staub
Ninja Baby by David Zeltser, illus. Diane Goode
Nobody Likes a Goblin by Ben Hatke
No Virgin Island (A Sabrina Salter Mystery #1) by C. Michele Dorsey


Once Was a Time by Leila Sales
Ooko by Esme Shapiro
The Other Daughter by Lauren Willig
Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
Out of the Woods by Rebecca Bond


Papillon: The Very Fluffy Kitty by A.N. Kang
The Paris Key by Juliet Blackwell
Peggy by Anna Walker
Peppa Pig and the Little Train by Neville Astley & Mark Baker
The Perfect Comeback of Caroline Jacobs by Matthew Dicks
Pigloo by Anne Marie Pace, illus. Lorna Hussey
Pippa Morgan’s Diary by Annie Kelsey 
Please Ignore Vera Dietz by A.S. King


Raymie Nightingale by Kate DiCamillo
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight
Roller Girl by Victoria Jamieson
The Royal We by Heather Cocks & Jessica Morgan
Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan



Saffy and Ollie by Paola Opal
Saint Anything by Sarah Dessen
A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin
The Scorpion Rules (Prisoners of Peace #1) by Erin Bow
Secrets in the Snow by Michaela MacColl
Shine by Lauren Myracle
Silent City (A Claire Codella Mystery) by Carrie Smith
Silver in the Blood (Silver in the Blood #1) by Jessica Day George
Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
Sing a Season Song by Jane Yolen, illus. Lisel Jane Ashlock
The Specific Ocean by Kyo Maclear, illus. Katty Maurey
The Speed of Life by J.M. Kelly
Stanley at School by Linda Bailey, illus. Bill Slavin
Starring Shapes! by Tania Howells
Stella Brings the Family by Miriam B. Schiffer, illus. Holly Clifton-Brown
The Storybook Knight by Helen Docherty, illus. Thomas Docherty
Summer Days, Starry Nights by Vikki VanSickle
The Summer We Saved the Bees by Robin Stevenson
Swan: The Life and Dance of Anna Pavlova by Laurel Snyder, illus. Julie Morstad
The Swing by Robert Louis Stevenson, illus. Julie Morstad


The Tea Party in the Woods by Akiko Miyakoshi
Tell Me a Tattoo Story by Alison McGhee, illus. Eliza Wheeler
The Terrible Two by Mac Barnett & Jory John, illus. Kevin Cornell
They All Saw a Cat by Brendan Wenzel
This Is Sadie by Sara O’Leary, illus. Julie Morstad
Three Wishes by Liane Moriarty
Thrice Burned (Portia Adams Adventure #2) by Angela Misri
Timmy Failure (Books 1, 2 & 3) by Stephan Pastis
Toby by Hazel Mitchell
Tonight the Streets Are Ours by Leila Sales
The Truth Commission by Susan Juby
Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes (Rose Gardner Mystery #1) by Denise Grover Swank
Twenty-Nine and a Half Reasons (Rose Gardner Mystery #2) by Denise Grover Swank 



Unicorn on a Roll (Heavenly Nostrils #2) by Dana Simpson


Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman


Waiting for Snow by Marsha Diane Arnold, illus. Renata Liwska
Watching Traffic by Jane Ozkowski
We Are All Made of Molecules by Susin Nielsen
We Found a Hat by Jon Klassen
We’re All in This Together by Amy Jones
What We Become by Arturo Perez-Reverte
When Santa Was a Baby by Linda Bailey, illus. Genevieve Godbout
Where They Found Her by Kimberly McCreight
Who Do You Love by Jennifer Weiner
The Widow by Fiona Barton
Wild by Emily Hughes
The Wish Tree by Kyo Maclear, illus. Chris Turnham
The Wolf Keepers by Elise Broach
Wonder by R.J. Palacio
Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick
The Worrier’s Guide to Life by Gemma Correll


Y by Marjorie Celona


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