Book Reviews – Alphabetical by Author



Abbott, Megan
You Will Know Me

Albertalli, Becky
Yes No Maybe So [with Aisha Saeed]

Adams, Carolyn Lee

Akutagawa, Ryūnosuke 
Rashōmon and Seventeen Other Stories [Goodreads]

Alkaf, Hanna
The Weight of Our Sky

Allegri, Natasha
Bee and Puppycat [Vol. 1] [et al. ; Goodreads]

Diary of an Oxygen Thief
Chameleon in a Candy Store
J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World: Magical Film Projections: Creatures [Goodreads]
– Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections: Patronus Charm [Goodreads]
– Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections: Quidditch [Goodreads]

Argyle, Amber
Witch Song

Arsenault, Isabelle
Jane, the Fox, and Me [with Fanny Britt]


Baker, Nicholson
House of Holes

Barnard, Sara
– Beautiful Broken Things

Barthes, Roland
Mythologies [Goodreads]

Bashardoust, Melissa
Girls Made of Snow and Glass

Bates, Laura
The Burning

Bennett, Jenn
– Night Owls // The Anatomical Shape of a Heart

BigHit Entertainment
花樣年華 HYYH The Notes 1

Blake, Jillian

Blake, Kendare
Anna Dressed in Blood

Boughan, F.M.
– Cinderella, Necromancer

Braithwaite, Oyinkan
My Sister, the Serial Killer [Mini Review]

Britt, Fanny
Jane, the Fox, and Me [with Isabelle Arsenault]

Brodsky, Demetra
– Last Girls

Brooks, Kevin
Dogchild [DNF Review]

Broxton, Jimmy
– Vampirella (2017) #0 [with Paul Cornell ; Goodreads]

Burge, Rachel
The Twisted Tree

Burgess, Anthony
– A Clockwork Orange [Goodreads]


Carter, Angela
Wise Children [Goodreads]

Carter, Chris
The Crucifix Killer
The Executioner
One by One [Goodreads]
I Am Death

Chambers, Joanna

Chmakova, Svetlana
Nightschool: The Weirn Books [#1]

Choi, Won-Oh
– An Illustrated Guide to Korean Mythology [Goodreads]

Christ, Alexandra
– Into the Crooked Place

Clarke, Hannah Abigail
The Scapegracers

Cockcroft, Jason
We Were Wolves

Conaghan, Brian
The M Word

Connor, Steven
The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism [Goodreads]

Cook, Alicia
Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately

Córdova, Zoraida
Labyrinth Lost

Cornell, Paul
– Vampirella (2017) #0 [with Jimmy Broxton ; Goodreads]


Dao, Julie C.
Forest of a Thousand Lanterns

Deaver, Jefferey
XO [Goodreads]

DeBoard, Paula Treick
The Drowning Girls

Dellaira, Ava
Love Letters to the Dead

Demetrios, Heather
– Bad Romance

Demizu, Posuka
The Promised Neverland [Vol 1 – 20] [with Kaiu Shirai]

d’Errico, Camilla
– Nightmares & Fairy Tales: Dancing with the Ghosts of Whales [with Serena Valentino]

Desir, Christa
Fault Line

Donnelly, Jennifer

Dorfman, Ariel
– Death and the Maiden [Goodreads]

Douglas, Claire
The Text


Ebershoff, David
The Danish Girl

Elphinstone, Abi

Everson, Katie
– Drop


Faulkner, William
– A Rose for Emily [Goodreads]

Finn, A.J.
– The Woman in the Window

Fisher, Tarryn
Never Never [with Colleen Hoover]

Fitzgerald, Helen
The Donor

Flynn, Gillian
The Grownup [Goodreads]
Dark Places

Fox, Harper
Life After Joe

Furudate, Haruichi
Haikyu!! [Vol 1 – 45]


– “I Will Not Be Erased”: Our stories about growing up as people of colour

Galloway, Janice
– The Trick is to Keep Breathing

Garber, Marjorie
– Shakespeare After All [Goodreads]

Geraghty, Ciara
Now That I’ve Found You [Goodreads]

Grace, Amanda
But I Love Him

Grace, Elisabeth
Rumor Has It [DNFed, Mini Review]

Gray, Claudia
A Thousand Pieces of You [Goodreads]

Green, John
The Fault in Our Stars


Harp, Richard L.
The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson [with Stanley Stewart ; Goodreads]

Haynes, Elizabeth
– Into the Darkest Corner

He, Joan
Descendant of the Crane

Henning, Sarah
Sea Witch

Henry, Christina
Alice [DNF, Mini Review]

Hoover, Colleen
Never Never [with Tarryn Fisher]

Hosseini, Khaled
A Thousand Splendid Suns

Hung, Leslie
Snotgirl #1 – 11 [with Bryan Lee O’Malley]

Hutchinson, Shaun David
– Violent Ends [with Other Authors]


Ibsen, Henrik
A Doll’s House

Ichaso, Chelsea
Little Creeping Things

Ishiguro, Kazuo
– The Remains of the Day


Jacobson, Megan
– Yellow

Jameson, Fredric
Postmodernism, or, The Cultural Logic of Late Capitalism [Goodreads]

Jasinska, Alicia
– The Dark Tide

Jerreat-Poole, Adan
The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass

Jeffe, Michele

Jewell, Lisa
Then She Was Gone

Johnson, Katharine
Lies, Mistakes and Misunderstandings

Jones, Diana Wynne
– Howl’s Moving Castle

Jonson, Ben
– Volpone, or the Fox [Goodreads]

Journey, Anna
– Vulgar Remedies
– The Atheist Wore Goat Silk


Kafka, Franz
The Metamorphosis

Kang, Han
– The Vegetarian
The White Book
Human Acts

Kang, JC
Thorn of the Night Blossoms

Kaufman, Moisés
The Laramie Project [Goodreads]

Kawakami, Hiromi
Strange Weather in Tokyo
Record of a Night Too Brief

Kawakami, Mieko
– Ms Ice Sandwich

Kemmerer, Brigid
– A Curse So Dark and Lonely
A Heart So Fierce and Broken

Khanani, Intisar
– Thorn

King, Stephen
Sleeping Beauties [with Owen King]

King, Owen
Sleeping Beauties [with Stephen King]

Kova, Elise
– Air Awakens


LaCour, Nina
We Are Okay [Sneak Peek Version]

Lapena, Shari
The Couple Next Door

Le Carre, Georgia
– Dirty Aristocrat [Goodreads]

Le Guin, Ursula K.
The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas [Goodreads]

Leav, Lang
The Universe of Us

Lee, Min Jin

Lee, Stephan
K-Pop Confidential

Legrand, Claire
Sawkill Girls

Lim, Elizabeth
Spin the Dawn

Lord, Emma
– Tweet Cute

Lovelace, Amanda
– the princess saves herself in this one

Lupo, Kesia
We Are Bound by Stars


Mackintosh, Clare
– I See You

Mantchev, Lisa
– Eyes Like Stars

Wolverine: The Long Night [with Stitcher]

Matsuura, Daruma
Kasane [Mini Review]

McDonagh, Martin
– The Pillowman

McEvoy, Sean
Ben Jonson, Renaissance Dramatist [Goodreads]

McGregor, Jon
– Even the Dogs [DNFed, Mini Review]

McManus, Karen M.
– One of Us is Lying

McPherson, Conor 
This Lime Tree Bower [Goodreads]

Mead, Richelle
The Glittering Court

Minato, Kanae

Miranda, Megan
– All the Missing Girls

Morgan, Kenneth O.
– Twentieth-Century Britain: A Very Short Introduction [Goodreads]

Mouawad, Wajdi 
Wedding Day at the Cro-Magnons [Goodreads]

Munson, K.T.
– Unfathomable Chance

Murakami, Haruki
– Kafka on the Shore
Norwegian Wood [Goodreads]
– The Girl from Ipanema 1963/1982 [Goodreads]
– The Elephant Vanishes
– Samsa in Love
Sputnik Sweetheart

Murakami, Ryū
– Coin Locker Babies
Almost Transparent Blue

Murata, Sayaka
– Convenience Store Woman  [Mini Review]


– The Wize Wize Beasts of the Wizarding Wizdoms [Goodreads]

Narayan, R.K.
– The Ramayana: A Shortened Modern Prose Version of the Indian Epic

Ness, Patrick
– The Crane Wife [Goodreads]


O’Donoghue, Caroline
– All Our Hidden Gifts

O’Malley, Bryan Lee
Snotgirl #1 – 11 [with Leslie Hung]

– Goth


Perkins, Stephanie
There’s Someone Inside Your House

Philpot, Chelsey
– Even in Paradise

Power, Rory
Wilder Girls

Pratt, Non
Every Little Piece of My Heart

Price, Nora
– Zoe Letting Go



Rahman, Yasmin
All The Things We Never Said

Reid, Taylor Jenkins
Daisy Jones & The Six
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo

Reilly, Matthew
– The Secret Runners of New York

Rice, Morgan
A Throne for Sisters [DNF, Goodreads]

Roat, Sharon Huss
Between the Notes

Roberts, Moss
– Chinese Fairy Tales and Fantasies [Mini Review]

Rosoff, Meg
– The Great Godden

Ross, Shae
Lace Up [DNF, Mini Review]

Rowling, J.K.
– Harry Potter and The Cursed Child [with John Tiffany & Jack Thorne]

Ruth, Greg
– The Lost Boy


Saeed, Aisha
Yes No Maybe So [with Becky Albertalli]

Samura, Hiroaki
Wave, Listen to Me! [Vol 1] [Goodreads]

Schroeder, Lisa
Far From You

Shakespeare, William
As You Like It [Goodreads, Arden Shakespeare Edition]

Sharma, Haresh
Lizard [Goodreads]
Fundamentally Happy [Goodreads]

Shirai, Kaiu
The Promised Neverland [Vol 1 – 20] [with Posuka Demizu]

Silver, Anya Krugovoy
– I Watched You Disappear: Poems

Sim, Stuart
The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism [Goodreads]

Sirowy, Alexandra
The Telling

Smith, Amber
– The Way I Used to Be

Soontornvat, Christina
– A Wish in the Dark

Stevermer, Caroline
– The Glass Magician

Stewart, Erin
Scars Like Wings

Stewart, Stanley
The Cambridge Companion to Ben Jonson [with Richard L. Harp ; Goodreads]

Wolverine: The Long Night [with Marvel]

Stokes, Paula
This is How It Happened

Stone, Tamara Ireland
Every Last Word

Summers, Courtney
– Sadie
Cracked Up to Be [Goodreads]
Fall For Anything

Surovec, Yasmine
Cat vs Human Fairy Tails

Sutherland, Krystal
House of Hollow


Tarpley, Matt
– Cat’s Cafe [Mini Review]

Taylor, Thomas

Tempest, Kate
Everything Speaks in its Own Way

Thomas, Angie
Concrete Rose

Thompson, Craig
Good-Bye, Chunky Rice [Goodreads]

Thorne, Jack
– Harry Potter and The Cursed Child [with J.K. Rowling & John Tiffany]

Tiffany, John
– Harry Potter and The Cursed Child [with J.K. Rowling & Jack Thorne]

Tokuda-Hall, Maggie
The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea

Tolstoy, Leo
The Death of Ivan Ilyich and Master and Man

Toon, Paige
–  Thirteen Weddings

Torre, A.R.
The Girl in 6E

Tudor, C.J.
The Chalk Man [DNF, Mini Review]

Tucholke, April Genevieve
Wink Poppy Midnight

Tynion IV, James
Something is Killing the Children [Mini Review]

Tzu, Lao
– Tao Te Ching : A New English Version [Goodreads]



Valentino, Serena
– Nightmares & Fairy Tales: Dancing with the Ghosts of Whales [with Camilla d’Errico]


Waheed, Nayyirah

Warga, Jasmine
My Heart and Other Black Holes [Goodreads]

Weingarten, Lynn
Bad Girls with Perfect Faces

Wendig, Chuck

West, Carly Anne
The Murmurings

Wilson, Carter
– Mister Tender’s Girl



Yoshida, Shuichi
– Parade

Yun, Mi-Kyung
Bride of the Water God [Vol. 1-9] [Goodreads]


Zarr, Sara
The Lucy Variations

* ‘[Goodreads]’ indicates that the review has only been posted on Goodreads