Steph’s Book Reviews

By author
By category
By rating
By title:

A

The Absolutely  True Diary of a Part-Time Indian by Sherman Alexie ★★★★☆
The Accidental Empress
by Allison Pataki ★★★☆☆
An Arrow’s Flight by Mark Merlis ★★★★★


B

The Bells by Richard Harvell ★★★★1/2
Beneath Wandering Stars by Ashlee Cowles ★★★☆☆
Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys ★★★★★
Blue Lily, Lily Blue
by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #3) ★★★★★
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby ★★★★★
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon ★1/2☆☆☆
The Book Thief
by Markus Zusak ★★★★★
The Brief and Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz ★★★★★
Burial Rites by Hannah Kent ★★★★★


C

Carry On by Rainbow Rowell ★★★ 1/2
Cinder by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #1) ★★★★☆
City of Thieves by David Benioff ★★★★★
A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #3) ★★★★☆
Cress by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #3) ★★★★★ 
Crooked Kingdom
by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows Duology #2) ★★★★★
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #2) ★★ 1/2


D

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #1) ★★★★☆
The Darkest Part of the Forest
by Holly Black ★★★☆☆
Dracula
by Bram Stoker  ★★★★☆
The Dream Thieves
by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #2) ★★★★★


E

Eliza and Her Monsters by Francesca Zappia ★★★ 1/2
An Ember in the Ashes
by Sabaa Tahir (Ember in the Ashes #1) ★★★★☆


F

Feel Me Fall by James Morris ★★★☆☆
The Foxhole Court by Nora Sakavic (All for the Game #1)★★★★☆
Front Lines by Michael Grant (Front Lines #1) ★★☆☆☆


G

A Gathering of Shadows by V.E. Schwab (Shades of Magic #2) ★★★★☆
The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue by Mackenzi Lee ★★★★☆
The Gilded Years
by Karin Tanabe ★★★☆☆
The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins ★★★ 1/2


H

Heartless by Marissa Meyer ★★★★1/2
His Bloody Project by Graeme Macrae Burnet ★★★★☆


I

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson ★★★★★
The Inexplicable Logic of My Life by Benjamin Alire Sáenz ★★★★☆


J

Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta ★★★★★


K

Kasper Mützenmacher’s Cursed Hat by Keith Fentonmiller 
Kids of Appetite by David Arnold ★★★☆☆
The King’s Men by Nora Sakavic (All for the Game #3) ★★★★☆
Know Not Why by Hannah Johnson ★★★☆☆


L

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara ★★★★★
A List of Cages by Robin Roe ★★★★☆


M

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #2) ★★★★★
Magnus Chase and the Sword of Summer
by Rick Riordan (Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard #1) ★★★★★


N

Names on a Map by Benjamin Alire Sáenz ★★★★☆
The Nightingale
by Kristin Hannah ★★★★★


O

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman ★★★★☆


P

Pale Highway by Nicholas Conley ★1/2☆☆☆
Paris
by Edward Rutherfurd ★★★★☆
Passenger by Alexandra Bracken (Passenger #1) ★★☆☆☆
Prince of Shadows by Rachel Caine ★★★ 1/2
Proxy by Alex London (Proxy #1) ★★☆☆☆


Q


R

The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater (The Raven Cycle #1) ★★★★★
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 ★★★★☆
Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #3) ★★★★ 1/2


S

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys★★★★☆
Saving Hamlet by Molly Booth ★★★ 1/2
Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #2) ★★★★★ 
The School for Good and Evil
by Soman Chainani ★★☆☆☆
Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #1) ★★★★☆
The Secret History by Donna Tartt ★★★★★
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater (Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) ★★☆☆☆
Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo (The Grisha Trilogy #2) ★★★★☆
Silence by Shūsaku Endō ★★★★☆
Simon vs. the Homos Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli ★★★★★
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo (Six of Crows Duology #1) ★★★★★
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel ★★★★★
Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor (Strange the Dreamer #1) ★★★★☆


T

Timekeeper by Tara Sim (Timekeeper #1) ★★☆☆☆
A Torch Against the Night
by Sabaa Tahir (Ember in the Ashes #2) ★★★★1/2
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas (Throne of Glass #1) ★1/2☆☆☆


U


V


W

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon★★★☆☆
Winter
by Marissa Meyer (The Lunar Chronicles #4) ★★★★★
The Wonder by Emma Donoghue ★★★★☆


X


Y


Z