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★★★★★ I LOVED IT!!!
★★★★☆ I loved it!
★★★☆☆ It was okay.
★★☆☆☆ I didn’t like it.
★☆☆☆☆ I really didn’t like it.

5 stars

★★★★★ The Absolutist by John Boyne
★★★★★ An Arrow’s Flight by Mark Merlis
★★★★★ The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden (The Winternight Trilogy #1)
★★★★★ Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys
★★★★★ Bird Box by Josh Malerman
★★★★★ Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #3)
★★★★★ Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
★★★★★ The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
★★★★★ The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz
★★★★★ Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
★★★★★ Call Down the Hawk by Maggie Stiefvater (Dreamer Trilogy #1)
★★★★★ City of Thieves by David Benioff
★★★★★ Cress by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #3)
★★★★★ Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows Duology #2)
★★★★★ The Dream Thieves by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #2)
★★★★★ Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
★★★★★ I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
★★★★★ The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
★★★★★ The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
★★★★★ Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones
★★★★★ Human Acts by Han Kang
★★★★★ The Idiot by Elif Batuman
★★★★★ Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta
★★★★★ The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase #2)
★★★★★ A Little Life by Hanya Yanagiharaa
★★★★★ The Monstrumologist by Rick Yancy (The Monstrumologist #1)
★★★★★ The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
★★★★★ Normal People by Sally Rooney
★★★★★ Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
★★★★★ The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #1)
★★★★★ The Remains of the Day by Kazuo Ishiguro
★★★★★ Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #2)
★★★★★ The Secret History by Donna Tartt
★★★★★ The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
★★★★★ The Ship of the Dead by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase #3)
★★★★★ Simon vs. the Homos Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli (Creekwood #1)
★★★★★ Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows Duology #1)
★★★★★ Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel
★★★★★ The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
★★★★★ The Sword of Summer by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase #1)
★★★★★ Tin Man by Sarah Winman
★★★★★ The Vegetarian by Han Kang
★★★★★ Winter by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #4)

4 1/2 stars

★★★★ 1/2 The Bells by Richard Harvell
★★★★ 1/2 The Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis
★★★★ 1/2 Heartless by Marissa Meyer
★★★★ 1/2 Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #3)
★★★★ 1/2 A Torch Against the Night by Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes #2)

4 Stars

★★★★☆ The Absolutely  True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie
★★★★☆ The Accident Season by Moira Fowley-Doyle
★★★★☆ Before She Ignites by Jodi Meadows (Fallen Isles Trilogy #1)
★★★★☆ The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
★★★★☆ Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #1)
★★★★☆ A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #1)
★★★★☆ A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #1)
★★★★☆ Dracula by Bram Stoker
★★★★☆ Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
★★★★☆ An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (An Ember in the Ashes #1)
★★★★☆ Foolish Hearts by Emma Mills
★★★★☆ The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic (All for the Game #1)
★★★★☆ A Fugitive in Grass Valley by I.M. Flippy
★★★★☆ A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #2)
★★★★☆ Geekerella by Ashley Poston
★★★★☆ The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee
★★★★☆ The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden (Winternight Trilogy #2)
★★★★☆ Gone Rogue by Marissa Meyer & Stephen Gilpin (Wires and Nerve #2)
★★★★☆ Girl, Woman, Other by Bernardine Evaristo
★★★★☆ The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
★★★★☆ His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet
★★★★☆ If We Were Villains by M.L. Rio
★★★★☆ The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
★★★★☆ The King’s Men by Nora Sakavic  (All for the Game #3)
★★★★☆ Leah on the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli (Creekwood #2)
★★★★☆ A List of Cages by Robin Roe
★★★★☆ Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
★★★★☆ More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera
★★★★☆ Names on a Map by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
★★★★☆ The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
★★★★☆ One of Us Is Lying by Karen M. McManus
★★★★☆ Paris by Edward Rutherfurd
★★★★☆ The Poppy War by R.F. Kuang
★★★★☆ The Raven King by Nora Sakavic (All for the Game #2)
★★★★☆ The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #4)
★★★★☆ The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness
★★★★☆ Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys
★★★★☆ The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater
★★★★☆ Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #1)
★★★★☆ Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #2)
★★★★☆ Silence by Shūsaku Endō
★★★★☆ Social Creature by Tara Isabella Burton
★★★★☆ Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer #1)
★★★★☆ Wires and Nerve by Marissa Meyer & Douglas Holgate (Wires and Nerve #1)
★★★★☆ The Wonder by Emma Donoghue
★★★★☆ You Bring the Distant Near by Mitali Perkins

3 1/2 stars

★★★ 1/2 Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
★★★ 1/2 Circe by Madeline Miller
★★★ 1/2 Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia
★★★ 1/2 The English Wife by Lauren Willig
★★★ 1/2 The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins
★★★ 1/2 King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo (King of Scars #1)
★★★ 1/2 Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine
★★★ 1/2 Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth
★★★ 1/2 This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab (Monsters of Verity #1)
★★★ 1/2 Warcross by Marie Lu
★★★ 1/2 Words in Deep Blue by Cath Crowley
★★★ 1/2 Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant

3 stars

★★★☆☆ The Accidental Empress by Allison Pataki
★★★☆☆ All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
★★★☆☆ Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles
★★★☆☆ The Curse of the Wendigo by Rick Yancey (The Monstrumologist #2)
★★★☆☆ The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black
★★★☆☆ Feel Me Fall by James Morris
★★★☆☆ The Gilded Years by Karin Tanabe
★★★☆☆ The Hearts We Sold by Emily Lloyd-Jones
★★★☆☆ Kids of Appetite by David Arnold
★★★☆☆ Know Not Why by Hannah Johnson
★★★☆☆ Out of the Silent Planet by C.S. Lewis
★★★☆☆ The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi
★★★☆☆ When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

2 1/2 stars

★★ 1/2 Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #2)
★★ 1/2 The Power by Naomi Alderman

2 stars

★★☆☆☆ Front Lines by Michael Grant (Front Lines #1)
★★☆☆☆ Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (Passenger #1)
★★☆☆☆ Proxy by Alex London (Proxy #1)
★★☆☆☆ Renegades by Marissa Meyer (Renegades #1)
★★☆☆☆ Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (Wolves of Mercy Falls #1)
★★☆☆☆ Timekeeper by Tara Sim (Timekeeper #1)

1 1/2 stars

★1/2 ☆☆☆ The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon (The Bone Season #1)
★1/2 ☆☆☆ Pale Highway by Nicholas Conley
★1/2☆☆☆ Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #1)

1 star

★☆☆☆☆ Kasper Mützenmacher’s Cursed Hat by Keith Fentonmiller