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Rating System

5 stars: Completely enjoyable or compelling
4 stars: Good but flawed
3 stars: Average
2 stars: OK
1 star: Did not finish

Books Reviewed in 2018:

Books reviewed by the year published.


  1. American Panda by Gloria Chao
  2. Bat and the Waiting Game by Elana K. Arnold
  3. The Belles by Dhonielle Clayton
  4. Black Hammer Volume 2: The Event by Jeff Lemire
  5. The Case for Jamie by Brittany Cavallaro
  6. Cave of Bones by Anne Hillerman
  7. A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano
  8. Dear Mrs Bird by A.J. Pearce
  9. Don't Cosplay with My Heart by Cecil Castellucci
  10. Dragon Overnight by Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, and, Emily Jenkins
  11. Fenway and Hattie Up to New Tricks by Victoria J. Coe
  12. Flo by Kyo Maclear and Jay Fleck
  13. A Friendly Town That's Almost Always by the Ocean! by Kir Fox and M. Shelley Coats
  14. Front Desk by Kelly Yang
  15. Giant Days, Volume 7 by John Allison
  16. The Grave's a Fine and Private Place by Alan Bradley
  17. Hamster Princess: Whiskerella
  18. Herding Cats by Sarah Andersen
  19. Let's Talk About Love by Claire Kann
  20. Love, Hate & Other Filters by Samira Ahmed
  21. Monsters Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
  22. The Mushroom Fan Club by Elise Gravel
  23. Paper Girls, Volume 4 by Brian K. Vaughan
  24. The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo
  25. The Prince and the Dressmaker by Jen Wang
  26. The Problim Children by Natalie Lloyd
  27. Puerto Rico Strong edited by Hazel Newlevant
  28. A Side of Sabotage by C.M. Surrisi
  29. Space Opera by Catherynne M. Valente
  30. Stanley Will Probably Be Fine by Sally J. Pla
  31. Sunny by Jason Reynolds
  32. The Terrible Two Go Wild by Mac Barnett, Jory John, and Kevin Cornell
  33. Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartmen
  34. This Fallen Prey by Kelley Armstrong
  35. Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles
  36. Voltron Legendary Defender Volume 2: The Pilgrimage by Tim Hedrick
  37. The Wild Robot Escapes by Peter Brown
  38. Winterhouse by Ben Guterson


  1. A Darkness Absolute by Kelley Armstrong
  2. Ghostbusters 101: Everyone Answers the Call by Erik Burnham and Dan Schoening
  3. Ghosts of Greenglass House by Kate Milford
  4. Giant Days, Volume 6 by John Allison
  5. How Dare the Sun Rise: Memoirs of a War Child by Sandra Uwiringiyimana and Abigail Pesta
  6. Internet Famous by Danika Stone
  7. The Night Garden by Polly Horvath
  8. Not a Sound by Heather Gudenkauf
  9. Now That You Mention It by Kristan Higgins
  10. Patina by Jason Reynolds
  11. The Refrigerator Monologues by Catherynne M. Valente
  12. Slider by Pete Hautman
  13. The Someday Birds by Sally J. Pla
  14. Soupy Leaves Home by Cecil Castellucci
  15. Sovereign by April Daniels
  16. Star-Crossed by Barbara Dee
  17. Three Years with the Rat by Jay Hosking
  18. The Way to Bea by Kat Yeh


  1. Adventure on Whalebone Island by M.A. Wilson
  2. The Bicycle Spy by Yona Zeldis McDonough
  3. The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon
  4. A Buss from Lafayette by Dorothea Jensen
  5. The Dastardly Deed by Holly Grant
  6. Every Hidden Thing by Kenneth Oppel
  7. A Family Is a Family Is a Family by Sara O'Leary
  8. The Final Kingdom by Michael Northrop
  9. Juana and Lucas by Juana Medina
  10. The Left-Handed Fate by Kate Milford
  11. The Other Boy by M.G. Hennessey
  12. Out of Tune by Gail Nall
  13. Ruby Lee and Me by Shannon Hitchcock
  14. Spy on History: Mary Bowser and the Civil War Spy Ring by Enigma Alberti
  15. Things Too Huge to Fix by Saying Sorry by Susan Vaught
  16. Zack Delacruz: Me and My Big Mouth by Jeff Anderson


  1. Catch You Later, Traitor by Avi
  2. Cold War on Maplewood Street by Gayle Rosengren
  3. Dragons Beware! by Jorge Aguirre
  4. A Fatal Chapter by Lorna Barrett
  5. Finding Audrey by Sophie Kinsella
  6. The Good Little Book by Kyo Maclear
  7. If You Find This by Matthew Baker
  8. The League of Beastly Dreadfuls by Holly Grant
  9. Lost in the Sun by Lisa Graff
  10. The Mad Apprentice by Django Wexler
  11. The Magician's Secret by Carolyn Keene
  12. Monstrous by MarcyKate Connolly
  13. My Life in Dioramas by Tara Altebrando
  14. The Nest by Kenneth Oppel
  15. A Night Divided by Jennifer A. Nielsen
  16. The Penderwicks in Spring by Jeanne Birdsall
  17. Ratscalibur by Josh Lieb
  18. Rhymoceros by Janik Coat
  19. Smashie McPerter and the Mystery of Room 11 by N. Griffin
  20. Sweet Tooth: Deluxe Edition, Book One by Jeff Lemire
  21. Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker by Molly B. Burnham
  22. Title Wave by Lorna Barrett
  23. Waiting for Unicorns by Beth Hautala
  24. The Worst Class Trip Ever by Dave Barry


  1. An Age of License: A Travelogue by Lucy Knisley
  2. Alienated by Melissa Landers
  3. Bo at Iditarod Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill
  4. Book Clubbed by Lorna Barret
  5. Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige
  6. Mr. Pants: It's Go Time! by Scott McCormick
  7. Noragami: Stray God Volume 4 by Adachitoka
  8. Not the Killing Type by Lorna Barrett
  9. Otis and the Scarecrow by Loren Long
  10. Pierre the Maze Detective: The Search for the Stolen Maze Stone by Hiro Kamigaki
  11. Sabotage at Willow Woods by Carolyn Keene


  1. The Cathedral of Fear by Irene Adler
  2. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #1: Twilight Sparkle by Thomas Zahler
  3. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #2: Rainbow Dash by Ryan K. Lindsay
  4. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #5: Pinkie Pie by Ted Anderson


  1. The Kairos Mechanism by Kate Milford
  2. Noragami Volume 05 by Adachitoka
  3. Sweet Shadows by Tera Lynn Childs
  4. Welcome to the Real World by Angela Melick


  1. The Dark Lady by Irene Adler
  2. Habibi by Craig Thompson
  3. A Pug's Tale by Alison Pace


  1. Koko Be Good by Jen Wang
  2. Locke & Key, Volume 3: Crown of Shadows by Joe Hill


  1. Haunting Jordan by P.J. Alderman (2009)
  2. Locke & Key, Volume 2: Head Games by Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez (2009)
  3. Peeny Butter Fudge by Toni Morrison and Slade Morrison (2009)
  4. The Vanishing of Katharina Linden by Helen Grant (2009)
  5. The War at Ellsmere by Faith Erin Hicks (2008)
  6. Murder Most Frothy by Cleo Coyle (2006)
  7. When the Silliest Cat Was Small by Gilles Bachelet (2006)
  8. Latte Trouble by Cleo Coyle (2005)


  1. Fax Me a Bagel by Sharon Kahn (1998)
  2. Rueful Death by Susan Wittig Albert (1997)
  3. Sunflower House by Eve Bunting (1996)


  1. The Maze in the Mind and the World: Labyrinths in Modern Literature by Donald Gutierrez (1985)



  1. Miss Pickerell Harvests the Sea by Ellen MacGregor and Dora Pantell (1968)
  2. Topsy-Turvies: Pictures to Stretch the Imagination by Mitsumasa Anno (1968)


  1. This is Paris by Miroslav Sasek (1959)
  2. Player Piano by Kurt Vonnegut Jr. (1952)



  1. Speedy in Oz by Ruth Plumly Thompson (1934)




  1. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum (1907)
  2. Marvelous Land of Oz (1904)


  1. Canada and the Canadian Question by Goldwin Smith (1891)

2017 Reviews by year published