Twitter Tumblr FlickrFacebookContact me
Now 2019 Previous Articles Road Essays Road Reviews Author Title Source Age Genre Series Format Inclusivity LGBTA Portfolio Artwork

Rating System

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

Reading Challenges

Canadian Book Challenge: 2018-2019

Beat the Backlist 2019

Privacy policy

This blog does not collect personal data. It doesn't set cookies. Email addresses are used to respond to comments or "contact us" messages and then deleted.

Books Reviewed in 2018:

Books reviewed by the year published.


  1. Bird & Squirrel All Tangled Up by James Burks
  2. Black Enough edited by Ibi Zoboi
  3. Black Hammer, Volume 3: Age of Doom Part One by Jeff Lemire and Dean Ormston
  4. Dragon Pearl by Yoon Ha Lee
  5. The Extremely High Tide! by Kir Fox and and M. Shelley Coats
  6. Fearless Mary by Tami Charles and Claire Almon
  7. Frazzled: Minor Incidents and Absolute Uncertainties by Booki Vivat
  8. Ghostbusters: Crossing Over by Erik Burnham Dan Schoening
  9. The Golden Tresses of the Dead by Alan Bradley
  10. Here and Now and Then by Mike Chen
  11. In an Absent Dream by Seanan McGuire
  12. On the Come Up by Angie Thomas
  13. The Remarkable Journey of Coyote Sunrise by Dan Gemeinhart
  14. The Similars by Rebecca Hanover
  15. Song for a Whale by Lynne Kelly
  16. Sweet Legacy by Tera Lynn Childs
  17. Voltron Legendary Defender Volume 3: Absolution by Mitch Iverson
  18. The Weight of Our Sky by Hanna Alkaf


  1. Al Capone Throws Me a Curve by Gennifer Choldenko
  2. Bellewether by Susanna Kearsley
  3. Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire
  4. Buried in Books by Kate Carlisle
  5. The Cat of the Baskervilles by Vicki Delany
  6. Dragons in a Bag by Zetta Elliott
  7. Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow
  8. The Ghost Road by Charis Cotter
  9. The Hollow under the Tree by Cary Fagan
  10. Hurricane Child by Kheryn Callender
  11. Memphis, Martin, and the Mountaintop by Alice Faye Duncan and R. Gregory Christie
  12. My Life as a Diamond by Jenny Manzer
  13. Rust: Soul in the Machine by Royden Lepp
  14. SOS at Night by M.A. Wilson
  15. Takedown by Laura Shovan


  1. Boat of Dreams by Rogério Coelho
  2. Body on Baker Street by Vicki Delany
  3. Captive Hearts of Oz Volume 1 by Ryo Maruya and Mamenosuke Fujimaru
  4. Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
  5. Disney Manga: Magical Dance Volume 1 by Nao Kodaka
  6. The Misfits Club by Kieran Mark Crowley
  7. Paradox Bound by Peter Clines


  1. Border Markers by Jenny Ferguson
  2. Crime and Poetry by Amanda Flower
  3. Mabel Jones and the Doomsday Book by Will Mabbitt and Ross Collins
  4. The Missing Magic by Kallie George
  5. Yellow Brick War by Danielle Paige


  1. Awkward by Svetlana Chmakova
  2. Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
  3. Charley Harper's Book of Colors by Zoe Burke
  4. A Script for Danger by Carolyn Keene
  5. Welcome to Night Vale by Joseph Fink


  1. Daring Do and the Eternal Flower by A.K. Yearling
  2. Edible Colors by Jennifer Vogel Bass


  1. Bo at Ballard Creek by Kirkpatrick Hill and LeUyen Pham
  2. My Little Pony Micro-Series: #7 Cutie Mark Crusaders by Ted Anderson
  3. My Little Pony: Micro-Series: #8: Princess Celestia by Georgia Ball
  4. FF6600: Orphans looking for home on the Interstate


  1. Clobbered by Camembert by Avery Aames
  2. I Date Dead People by Ann Kerns and Janina Görrissen
  3. Snake Bite by Andrew Lane


  1. Fire Storm by Andy Lane
  2. The Red Slippers by Carolyn Keene
  3. The Uncertain Places by Lisa Goldstein


  1. Chicks Dig Time Lords edited by Lynne M. Thomas
  2. The Neighbors Are Watching by Debra Ginsberg
  3. The Poisoned House by Michael Ford


  1. Old City Hall by Robert Rotenberg (2009)
  2. Does My Head Look Big in This? by Randa Abdel-Fattah (2008)
  3. Eggs in Purgatory by Laura Childs (2008)
  4. The Ghost in Love by Jonathan Carroll (2007)
  5. Under the Jolly Roger by L.A. Meyer (2005)
  6. Which Big Giver Stole the Chopped Liver? by Sharon Kahn (2004)
  7. Lost in the Labyrinth by Patrice Kindl (2002)
  8. The Ropemaker by Peter Dickinson (2001)


  1. Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens (1995)



  1. Wind/Pinball: Two Novels by Haruki Murakami (1979)
  2. Each Peach Pear Plum by Janet Ahlberg and Allan Ahlberg (1978)
  3. The Horse in Harry's Room by Syd Hoff (1970)


  1. Tintin in Tibet by Hergé (1960)







  1. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum (1908)

2018 Reviews by year published