Book Reviews – by Genre

YA Fiction:


Paper Towns by John Green

The Sacred Lies of Minnow Bly by Stephanie Oakes


Illuminae (The Illuminae Files I) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Gemina (The Illuminae Files II) by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

Only Ever Yours by Evie O’Neill


Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass II) by Sarah J. Maas

Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass III) by Sarah J. Maas

Queen of Shadows (Throne of Glass IV) by Sarah J. Maas

Empire of Storms (Throne of Glass V) by Sarah J. Maas

The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman

Red Queen (Red Queen I) by Victoria Aveyard 

Sabriel (The Old Kingdom I) by Garth Nix

Lirael (The Old Kingdom II) by Garth Nix

Silvermay (Silvermay I) by James Moloney

Six of Crows (Six of Crows I) by Leigh Bardugo

Snow Like Ashes (Snow Like Ashes I) by Sarah Raasch

Lair of Dreams (The Diviners II) by Libba Bray

The Wrath and the Dawn (The Wrath and the Dawn I) by Renee Ahdieh


The Hallowed Ones (The Hallowed Ones I) by Laura Bickle


The May Queen Murders by Sarah Jude

Historical Fiction

And I Darken (And I Darken I) by Kiersten White

The Wolf Wilder by Katherine Rundell

Marina by Carlos Ruiz Zafon

New Adult Fiction:


A Court of Thorns and Roses (A Court of Thorns and Roses I) by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Mist and Fury (A Court of Thorns and Roses II) by Sarah J. Maas

Adult Fiction:


Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel 


Annihilation (The Southern Reach Trilogy I) by Jeff Vandermeer

Cypulchre by Joe McKinnon 

Red Rising (Red Rising I) by Pierce Brown

Morning Star (Red Rising III) by Pierce Brown

The Martian by Andy Weir

Railsea by China Mieville


A Darker Shade of Magic (A Darker Shade of Magic I) by V. E. Schwab

A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire I) by George R. R. Martin

The Last Wish (The Witcher I) by Andrzej Sapkowski

The Library at Mount Char by Scott Hawkins

The Mime Order (The Bone Season II) by Samantha Shannon

Nevernight (Nevernight I) by Jay Kristoff

Prince of Thorns (The Broken Empire I) by Mark Lawrence

The Rook (The Checquy Files I) by Daniel O’Malley

Thief’s Magic (Millenium’s Rule I) by Trudi Canavan

The Queen of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling I) by Erika Johansen

The Invasion of the Tearling (The Queen of the Tearling II) by Erika Johansen


Birdbox by Josh Malerman

Horrorstor by Grady Hendrix

John Dies at the End (John Dies at the End I) by David Wong

This Book is Full of Spiders; Seriously, Dude, Don’t Touch it (John Dies at the End II) by David Wong

The Lesser Dead by Christopher Buehlman


Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

You by Caroline Kepnes

Historical Fiction

The Looking Glass House by Vanessa Tait