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Books Reviewed in 2024:

Books reviewed by the year published.


  1. Ako and Bambi Volume 1 by Hero
  2. A Bean to Die For by Tara Lush and Kae Marie Denino (Narrator)
  3. Break by Kayla Miller
  4. Deadendia: The Broken Halo by Hamish Steele
  5. Five Furry Familiars by Lynn Cahoon and Angie Hickman (Narrator)
  6. Haunted Holiday by Kiersten White
  7. Just Shy of Ordinary by A.J. Sass
  8. The Lantern's Dance by Laurie R. King
  9. The Last Word by Gerri Lewis and Alex Raby (Narrator)
  10. Love Is My Favorite Color by Nina Laden and Melissa Castrillón (Illustrator)
  11. Mislaid in Parts Half-Known by Seanan McGuire
  12. Not Quite a Ghost by Anne Ursu
  13. A Pie to Die For by Gretchen Rue and Callie Beaulieu (Narrator)
  14. A Quantum Love Story by Mike Chen
  15. The Road to Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (2024 review)
  16. The Sign of Four Spirits by Vicki Delany and Kim Hicks (Narrator)
  17. Therapy Chickens: Let the Wisdom of the Flock Bring You Joy by Tedra Hamel
  18. What Feasts at Night by T. Kingfisher
  19. You're Breaking My Heart by Olugbemisola Rhuday-Perkovich


  1. Bulletproof Barista by Cleo Coyle and Rebecca Gibel (Narrator)
  2. Coconut Drop Dead by Olivia Matthews and Janina Edwards (Narrator)
  3. Death by a Thousand Sips by Gretchen Rue and Kristin Price (Narrator)
  4. The Dog Knight by Jeremy Whitley and Bre Indigo (Illustrator)
  5. Four Leaf Cleaver by Maddie Day and Laural Merlington (Narrator)
  6. In the Lives of Puppets by T.J. Klune
  7. Lore Olympus: Volume Four by Rachel Smythe
  8. Mexikid by Pedro Martín
  9. Miles Morales Suspended by Jason Reynolds
  10. Murder Checks Out by Victoria Gilbert and Coleen Marlo (Narrator)
  11. What an Owl Knows by Jennifer Ackerman
  12. Witches in the Kitchen by Danielle Garrett and Amanda Ronconi (Narrator)


  1. Ducks: Two Years in the Oil Sands by Kate Beaton
  2. Festergrimm by Thomas Taylor
  3. My Aunt Is a Monster by Reimena Yee
  4. The Paper Caper by Kate Carlisle
  5. Six Feet Deep Dish by Mindy Quigley and Holly Adams (Narrator)
  6. Spy x Family, Volume 10 by Tatsuya Endo, Casey Loe (Translator)


  1. A Capitol Crime by Carolyn Keene
  2. Julia's House Goes Home by Ben Hatke
  3. Layers by Pénélope Bagieu and Montana Kane (Translator)
  4. Lost Lad London, Volume 3 by Shima Shinya


  1. A Call for Kelp by Bree Baker and Thérèse Plummer (Narrator)
  2. Delicious in Dungeon, Volume 9 by Ryoko Kui and Taylor Engel (Translator) (2020)
  3. Keep Your Hands Off Eizouken! Volume 5 by Sumito Oowara and Kumar Sivasubramanian (translator)
  4. A Man and His Cat, Volume 4 by Umi Sakurai
  5. Pumpkin Spice Peril by Jenn McKinlay and Susan Boyce (narrator)
  6. Wear the Damn Mask by Izzy the Frenchie, Rick Hendrix, and Shane Jordan


  1. Deadendia: The Broken Halo by Hamish Steele (2019)
  2. A Night's Tail by Sofie Kelly and Cassandra Campbell (Narrator) (2019)
  3. The Secret Starling by Judith Eagle and Kim Geyer (Illustrator) (2019)
  4. The Black Holes by Borja González (2018)
  5. Hummus and Homicide by Tina Kashian and Rachel Dulude (2018)
  6. A Man and His Cat, Volume 2 by Umi Sakurai
  7. Sheets by Brenna Thummler (2018)
  8. Dog Dish of Doom by E.J. Copperman and Christy Romano (narrator) (2017)
  9. Komi Can't Communicate, Volume 6 by Tomohito Oda (2017)
  10. Mycroft Holmes and the Apocalypse Handbook by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Josh Cassara (Illustrator) (2017)
  11. All You Need is Fudge by Nancy CoCo (2016)
  12. Better Late Than Never by Jenn McKinlay and Allyson Ryan (Narrator) (2016)
  13. The Bookshop on the Corner by Jenny Colgan (2016)
  14. Iced Under by Barbara Ross and Dara Rosenberg (Narrator) (2016)
  15. Murder with Ganache by Lucy Burdette and Laura Jennings (Narrator) (2014)
  16. Night of the Living Deed by E.J. Copperman and Amanda Ronconi (Narrator) (2010)


  1. Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt and Dan Yaccarino (Illustrator) (2008)
  2. Saving Juliet by Suzanne Selfors (2008)
  3. Last Writes by Laura Levine and Brittany Pressley (Narrator) (2003)




  1. The Hoboken Chicken Emergency by Daniel Pinkwater (1977)
  2. How the Rooster Saved the Day by Arnold Lobel and Anita Lobel (Illustrator) (1977)
  3. Blue Moose by Daniel Pinkwater (1975)


  1. Alexander and the Magic Mouse by Martha Sanders and Philippe Fix (Illustrator) (1969)
  2. Basic Color Terms: Their Universality and Evolution by Brent Berlin and Paul Kay (1969)
  3. Andrew Henry's Meadow by Doris Burn (1965)
  4. The Removers by Donald Hamilton (1961)


  1. Little Boy with a Big Horn by Jack Bechdolt and Aurelius Battaglia (Illustrator) (1953)


  1. Ficciones by Jorge Luis Borges (1944)





  1. Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1908)
  2. Ozma of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1907)
  3. The Marvelous Land of Oz by L. Frank Baum and John R. Neill (1904)

2023 Reviews by year published

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