Book Reviews

Books that I’ve read and blogged about
(in alphabetical order by author)

A
Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, adapted by Lucia Monfried
Swipe by Evan Angler
Sneak (Swipe #2) by Evan Angler
Storm (Swipe #3) by Evan Angler
Poppy Redfern and the Midnight Murders by Tessa Arlen

B
Hope is a Dangerous Place by Jim Baton
Catching Christmas by Terri Blackstock
Smoke Screen by Terri Blackstock (ARC)
Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
The Cat Who Could Read Backwards
(TCW #1) by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who Ate Danish Modern (TCW #2) by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Cat Who Turned on and Off (TCW #2) by Lilian Jackson Braun
The Trials of Lance Eliot by M.L. Brown

C
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card
Lost and Found by Orson Scott Card (ARC)
#NotReadyToDie by Cate Carlyle (ARC)
The End of the Magi by Patrick W. Carr (ARC)
Things You Save in a Fire by Katherine Center (ARC)
What You Wish For by Katherine Center (ARC)
Armada by Ernest Cline
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
A Plain and Simple Christmas by Amy Clipston
Strands of Truth by Colleen Coble (ARC)

D
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
The Scorch Trials (The Maze Runner #2) by James Dashner
The Death Cure (The Maze Runner #3) by James Dashner
The Saturday Night Ghost Club by Craig Davidson
Obsessed by Ted Dekker
Thr3e by Ted Dekker
The Yellow Lantern by Angie Dicken (ARC)

E
The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

F

Paris Never Leaves You by Ellen Feldman (ARC)
Loving a Rebel by Linda Ford
This Light Between Us by Andrew Fukuda (ARC)

G
Dad Is Fat by Jim Gaffigan
North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell
Don’t Keep Silent by Elizabeth Goddard (ARC)
Escape from Mr. Lemoncello’s Library by Chris Grabenstein
12 Days at Bleakly Manor (One Upon a Dickens Christmas #1) by Michelle Griep
A Tale of Two Hearts (One Upon a Dickens Christmas #2) by Michelle Griep
The Old Lace Shop (One Upon a Dickens Christmas #3) by Michelle Griep
The House at the End of the Moor by Michelle Griep (ARC)
Skipping Christmas by John Grisham

H
Landry Park by Bethany Hagen
Jubilee Manor (Landry Park #2) by Bethany Hagen
Blessed are the Misfits by Brant Hansen

Unoffendable by Brant Hansen
The Cabinets of Barnaby Mayne by Elsa Hart (ARC)
This Little Dark Place by A.S. Hatch (ARC)
Time and Again (History Mystery #1) by Deborah Heal
Unclaimed Legacy (History Mystery #2) by Deborah Heal
The Butterfly Recluse by Therese Heckenkamp (ARC)
A Bride of Convenience by Jody Hedlund (ARC)
The Treasure Map by Tyler Scott Hess
Cupcakes for Christmas by Kate Hewitt
The Gray Chamber by Grace Hitchcock (ARC)
Daughter of Cana by Angela Hunt (ARC)
The Shepherd’s Wife by Angela Elwell Hunt (ARC)
A Lady of Esteem by Kristi Ann Hunter
A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter

J
Synapse by Steven James (ARC)
All Through the Night by Tara Johnson (ARC)

K
Stealthy Steps (Nanostealth #1) by Vikki Kestell
Stealth Power (Nanostealth #2) by Vikki Kestell
Stealth Retribution (Nanostealth #3) by Vikki Kestell
Deep State Stealth (Nanostealth #4) by Vikki Kestell
Cape Light by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
Home Song (Cape Light #2) by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
A Gathering Place (Cape Light #3) by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
A New Leaf (Cape Light #4) by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
A Christmas Star (Cape Light #9) by Thomas Kinkade & Katherine Spencer
A Castaway in Cornwall by Julie Klassen
An Ivy Hill Christmas by Julie Klassen
Pawnee: The Greatest Town in America by Leslie Knope

L
Shoelaces and Brussels Sprouts (Alex series #1) by Nancy S. Levene
Peanut Butter and Jelly Secrets (Alex series #3) by Nancy S. Levene
Grapefruit Basket Upset (Alex series #10) by Nancy S. Levene
The Dandelion Killer by Wanda Luttrell
I Want to Punch You in the Face But I Love Jesus by Sherri Lynn

M
Weave a Circle Round by Kari Maaren
The Passengers by John Marrs (ARC)
His Name Was Zach by Peter Martuneac
The Outcast (Summoner Trilogy prequel) by Taran Matharu
The Novice (Summoner Trilogy #1) by Taran Matharu
The Inquisition (Summoner Trilogy #2) by Taran Matharu
The Battlemage (Summoner Trilogy #3) by Taran Matharu
The Blue Cloak by Shannon McNear (ARC)
The Lost Causes of Bleak Creek by Rhett McLaughlin & Link Neal
Joy to the World by Carolyn Miller, Amanda Barratt, & Erica Vetsch (ARC)
Fatal Strike by DiAnn Mills (ARC)
Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Avonlea (AoGG series #2) by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of the Island (AoGG series #3) by L.M. Montgomery
Anne of Windy Poplars (AoGG series #4) by L.M. Montgomery
Anne’s House of Dreams (AoGG series #5) by L.M. Montgomery
Cilka’s Journey by Heather Morris (ARC)
The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris

P
The Dinner Party by R.J. Parker (ARC)
Heaven’s Open Book by Sheldon Peart
Mother Knows Best by Kira Peikoff (ARC)
The Door in the Dragon’s Throat (The Cooper Kids Adventure Series #1) by Frank E. Peretti
Escape from the Island of Aquarius (The Cooper Kids Adventure Series #2) by Frank E. Peretti
The Tombs of Anak (The Cooper Kids Adventure Series #3) by Frank E. Peretti
Illusion by Frank E. Peretti
The Oath by Frank E. Peretti
Prophet by Frank E. Peretti
Tilly by Frank E. Peretti
The Wounded Spirit by Frank E. Peretti
Adorning the Dark by Andrew Peterson (ARC)
On the Edge of the Dark Sea of Darkness (The Wingfeather Saga #1) by Andrew Peterson (ARC)
North! or Be Eaten (The Wingfeather Saga #2) by Andrew Peterson (ARC)
The Monster in the Hollows (The Wingfeather Saga #3) by Andrew Peterson (ARC)
The Warden and the Wolf King (The Wingfeather Saga #4) by Andrew Peterson (ARC)

R
The Tech by Mark Ravine
Final Chance by E.B. Roshan
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (HP #1) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (HP #2) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (HP #3) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (HP #4) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (HP #5) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (HP #6) by J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (HP #7) by J.K. Rowling

S
Holes by Louis Sachar
The Librarian of Boone’s Hollow by Kim Vogel Sawyer (ARC)
Lock In by John Scalzi
Head On (Lock In #2) by John Scalzi
Redshirts by John Scalzi
Healing Her Heart (Crystal Lake #1) by Laura Scott
A Soldier’s Promise (Crystal Lake #2) by Laura Scott
The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows
Seconds to Live by Susan Sleeman (ARC)
Priceless by Joel & Luke Smallbone
Star of Persia by Jill Eileen Smith (ARC)
Light from Distant Stars by Shawn Smucker (ARC)
Maus by Art Spiegelman
When You Reach Me by Rebecca Stead
before i knew you by Beth Steury
Eye of the Storm by Ryan Stevenson (ARC)
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard
Sadie by Courtney Summers
The Sea Before Us (Sunrise at Normandy #1) by Sarah Sundin
The Sky Above Us (Sunrise at Normandy #2) by Sarah Sundin
The Land Beneath Us (Sunrise at Normandy #3) by Sarah Sundin (ARC)

T
The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line by Rob Thomas & Jennifer Graham
The Fellowship of the Ring
(LoTR #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Two Towers (LoTR #2) by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Return of the King (LoTR #3) by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
The Green Dress by Liz Tolsma (ARC)
Forsaking All Others by Kari Trumbo
To Steal a Heart by Jen Turano (ARC)
The 7 1/2 Deaths of Evelyn Hardcastle by Stuart Turton
4 Years Trapped in My Mind Palace by Johan Twiss (ARC)

V
The Lost Lieutenant (Serendipity & Secrets #1) by

W
The Dead Girls Club by Damien Angelica Walters (ARC)
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Curious Conspiracy on Gamma Ceti by Nemo West (ARC)
The Haunting at Bonaventure Circus by Jaime Jo Wright (ARC)

Y
Time Benders: The Machine by J.B. Yanni
The Black Midnight by Kathleen Y’Barbo (ARC)