Book Reviews

Book Reviews ButtonFollowing is an archive of all my book reviews by age level broken down by fiction or non-fiction.  Further down the page are book reviews alpha by author as well as upcoming reviews.





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Young Adult

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Middle Readers

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Picture Books

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Picture Books

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Book Reviews Alpha by Author

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Watch for these Upcoming Book Reviews

(in other words, my read but not yet reviewed list)


  1. A Circle of Souls by Preetham Grandhi
  2. Recovering Charles by Jason Wright
  3. Every Last Cuckoo by Kate Maloy
  4. Into the Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea
  5. Torn by God by Zoe Murdock
  6. Searching for Eternity by Elizabeth Musser
  7. Silver Shoes by Paul Miles Schneider
  8. My Sister’s Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  9. The Last Will of Moriah Leahy by Therese Walsh
  10. I Am Not a Serial Killer by Dan Wells
  11. Room by Emma Donoghue
  12. Unformed Landscape by Peter Stamm
  13. Love Begins in Winter by Simon Van Booy
  14. How Dolly Parton Saved My Life by Charlotte Connors
  15. In the Woods by Tana French
  16. The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
  17. The Things they Carried by Tim O’Brien

Young Adult Fiction

  1. Uglies by Scott Westerfield
  2. Pretties by Scott Westerfield
  3. Specials by Scott Westerfield
  4. The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
  5. Liar by Justine Larbalestier
  6. The Teashop Girls by Laura Schaefer
  7. Love, Lies, and Texas Dips by Susan McBride
  8. Love You, Hate You, Miss You by Elizabeth Scott
  9. Keesha’s House by Helen Frost
  10. The Dark Divine by Bree Despain
  11. The Maze Runner by James Dashner
  12. Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials by Rosalind Wiseman
  13. Jumping Off Swings by Jo Knowles
  14. Nothing but Ghosts by Beth Kephart
  15. A Loser’s Guide to Life and Love by A.E Cannon
  16. Slob by Ellen Potter
  17. The Surrender Tree, Poems of Cuba’s Struggle for Freedom by Margarita Engle
  18. Mare’s War by Tanita S. Davis
  19. Artichoke’s Heart by Suzanne Supplee
  20. Keep Sweet by Michelle Dominguez Green
  21. The Ring by Bobbie Pyron
  22. Split by Swati Avasthi
  23. Three Rivers Rising by Jame Richards
  24. Matched by Ally Condie
  25. Bamboo People by Mitali Perkins
  26. Beautiful by Amy Reed
  27. The Blonde of the Joke by Bennett Madison
  28. Three Quarters Dead by Richard Peck
  29. Yummy by G. Neri
  30. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins
  31. The Scorch Trials by James Dashner
  32. Glimpse by Carol Lynch Williams
  33. Dangerous Neighbors by Beth Kephart
  34. Scars by Cheryl Rainfield

Middle Grade Fiction

  1. Operation Yes by Sara Holmes
  2. The Battle of the Red Hot Pepper Weenies and Other Warped and Creepy Tales by David Lubar
  3. Captain Nobody by Dean Pitchford
  4. Brendan Buckley’s Universe and Everything in It by Sundee Tucker Frazier
  5. My Teacher is an Alien by Bruce Coville
  6. The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin
  7. The View from Saturday by E.L. Konigsburg
  8. My Brother the Dog by Kim Williams-Justesen
  9. The Door in the Wall by Marguerite De Angeli
  10. When Zachary Beaver Comes to Town by Kimberly Willis Holt
  11. The Summer of the Swans by Betsy Byars
  12. In Grandpa’s House by Philip Sendak
  13. Frankie Pickle and the Closet of Doom by Frank Wright
  14. Romana Quimby, Age 8 by Beverly Clearly
  15. A Fine White Dust by Cynthia Rylant
  16. Clementine, Friend of the Week by Sara Pennypacker
  17. Trackers by Patrick Carmen
  18. Boom by Mark Haddon
  19. Tales from a Not So Popular Party Girl by Rachel Renee Russell
  20. Cracker, The Best Dog in Vietnam by Cynthia Kadohata
  21. Bink and Gollie by Kate DiCamillo
  22. Forge by Laurie Halse Anderson
  23. The Healing Spells by Kimberly Griffiths Little
  24. My Brother the Dog by Kim Williams Justensen


  1. Shattered Silence: An Untold Story of a Serial Killer’s Daughter by Melissa G. Moore.
  2. My Bridges of Hope: Searching for Life and Love After Auschwitz by by Livia Bitton-Jackson
  3. A Place to Hide: True Stories of Holocaust Rescues by Jayne Pettit (juvenile)
  4. Tone Deaf in Bangkok and Other Places by Janet Brown
  5. Cult Insanity: A Memoir of Polygamy, Prophets, and Blood Atonement by Irene Spencer
  6. Tone Deaf in Bangkok and Other Places by Janet Brown, Photographs by Nana Chen
  7. Surviving the Angel of Death: The Story of a Mengele Twin in Auschwitz by Eva Mozes Kor
  8. Expecting Adam: A True Story of Birth, Rebirth and Everyday Magic by Martha Beck
  9. Church of Lies by Flora Jessop

Picture Books

Basically, any or all of the Cybils nominated fiction titles.

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