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Almond – Won-pyung Sohn

Almost Transparent Blue – Ryū Murakami

Bestiary – K-Ming Chang

Coin Locker Babies – Ryū Murakami

Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata [Mini Review]

Heaven – Mieko Kawakami

Human Acts – Han Kang

Kafka on the Shore – Haruki Murakami

Ms Ice Sandwich – Mieko Kawakami

Norwegian Wood – Haruki Murakami [Goodreads]

Pachinko – Min Jin Lee

Parade – Shuichi Yoshida

Rashōmon and Seventeen Other Stories – Ryūnosuke Akutagawa [Goodreads]

Record of a Night Too Brief – Hiromi Kawakami

Sputnik Sweetheart – Haruki Murakami

Strange Weather in Tokyo – Hiromi Kawakami

The Elephant Vanishes – Haruki Murakami

The End of the Moment We Had – Toshiki Okada

The Vegetarian – Han Kang

The White Book – Han Kang

The Woman in the Purple Skirt – Natsuko Imamura

Tokyo Ueno Station – Yū Miri

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Chameleon in a Candy Store – Anonymous

Diary of an Oxygen Thief – Anonymous

The Thorn Puller – Hiromi Ito

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All the Missing Girls – Megan Miranda

Confessions – Kanae Minato

Dark Places – Gillian Flynn

Death on Gokumon Island – Seishi Yokomizo

I Am Death – Chris Carter

I See You – Clare Mackintosh

Into the Darkest Corner – Elizabeth Haynes

Lemon – Kwon Yeo-Sun

Mister Tender’s Girl – Carter Wilson

One by One – Chris Carter [Goodreads]

Penance – Kanae Minato

The Butterfly Garden – Dot Hutchison

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

The Couple Next Door – Shari Lapena

The Crucifix Killer – Chris Carter

The Decagon House Murders – Yukito Ayatsuji

The Drowning Girls – Paula Treick DeBoard

The Executioner – Chris Carter

The Girl in 6E – A.R. Torre

The Good Daughter – Karin Slaughter

The Honjin Murders – Seishi Yokomizo

The Inugami Curse – Seishi Yokomizo

The Village of Eight Graves – Seishi Yokomizo

The Woman in the Window – A.J. Finn

Then She Was Gone – Lisa Jewell

There’s Someone Inside Your House – Stephanie Perkins

You Will Know Me – Megan Abbott

XO – Jefferey Deaver [Goodreads]

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Alice – Christina Henry [DNF, Mini Review]

Blackbirds – Chuck Wendig

Circe – Madeline Miller

Galatea – Madeline Miller

Into the Underwood: Maiden – J.L. Robertson

She Who Became the Sun – Shelley Parker-Chan

The Crane Wife – Patrick Ness [Goodreads]

The Glass Magician – Caroline Stevermer

The Last Tale of the Flower Bride – Roshani Chokshi

The Song of Achilles – Madeline Miller

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A Thousand Splendid Suns – Khaled Hosseini

Daisy Jones & The Six – Taylor Jenkins Reid

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

Forever, Interrupted – Taylor Jenkins Reid

House of Holes – Nicholson Baker

Kanazawa – David Joiner

MONKEY [Vol 2] – Ted Goossen and Motoyuki Shibata

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

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous – Ocean Vuong

The Artist Vanishes – Terry Westby-Nunn

The Danish Girl – David Ebershoff

The Donor – Helen Fitzgerald

The Harpy – Megan Hunter

The Midnight Library – Matt Haig

The Remains of the Day – Kazuo Ishiguro

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo – Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Snow Fell Three Graves Deep – Allan Wolf

The Trick is to Keep Breathing – Janice Galloway

Wise Children – Angela Carter [Goodreads]

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A Silent Voice [Vol 1 – 7] – Yoshitoki Ooima

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

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

Cat’s Cafe – Matt Tarpley [Mini Review]

Cat vs Human Fairy Tails – Yasmine Surovec

Devil on Her Shoulder [Vol 1] – Cédric Mayen and Sandra Cardona [Mini Review]

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

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

Jane, the Fox, and Me – Fanny Britt and Isabelle Arsenault

Kasane – Daruma Matsuura [Mini Review]

Kuroshitsuji [Volumes 1 to 30] – Yana Toboso

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

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

Orange [Vol 1 – 6] – Ichigo Takano

Snotgirl #1 – 11 – Bryan Lee O’Malley and Leslie Hung

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

Squad – Maggie Tokuda-Hall and Lisa Sterle

The Lost Boy – Greg Ruth

The Monstrous Dreams of Mr. Providence – Daria Schmitt [Mini review]

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

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

Vampirella (2017) #0 – Paul Cornell and Jimmy Broxton [Goodreads]

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

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Little Bird – Tiffany Meuret

Goth – Otsuichi

Sleeping Beauties – Stephen King and Owen King

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Belladonna – Adalyn Grace

Lace Up – Shae Ross [DNF, Mini Review]

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

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

Ben Jonson, Renaissance Dramatist – Sean McEvoy [Goodreads]

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

I Want to Die but I Want to Eat Tteokbokki – Baek Sehee

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

Mythologies – Roland Barthes [Goodreads]

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

Shakespeare After All – Marjorie Garber [Goodreads]

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

The Cambridge Companion to Postmodernism – Steven Connor [Goodreads]

The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism – Stuart Sim [Goodreads]

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

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A Doll’s House – Henrik Ibsen

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

Death and the Maiden – Ariel Dorfman [Goodreads]

Fundamentally Happy – Haresh Sharma [Goodreads]

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

Lizard – Haresh Sharma [Goodreads]

The Laramie Project – Moisés Kaufman [Goodreads]

The Pillowman – Martin McDonagh

This Lime Tree Bower – Conor McPherson [Goodreads]

Volpone, or the Fox – Ben Jonson [Goodreads]

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

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Wolverine: The Long Night – Marvel and Stitcher

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Ariel: The Restored Edition – Sylvia Plath

Coffin Honey – Todd Davis

Everything Speaks in its Own Way – Kate Tempest

I Watched You Disappear: Poems – Anya Krugovoy Silver

salt. – Nayyirah Waheed

Stuff I’ve Been Feeling Lately – Alicia Cook

The Atheist Wore Goat Silk – Anna Journey

The Door – Margaret Atwood

The Penguin Book of Haiku – Adam L Kern

the princess saves herself in this one – Amanda Lovelace

The Universe of Us – Lang Leav

Vulgar Remedies – Anna Journey

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Dirty Aristocrat – Georgia Le Carre [Goodreads]

Lies, Mistakes and Misunderstandings – Katharine Johnson

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

Thirteen Weddings – Paige Toon

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A Rose for Emily – William Faulkner [Goodreads]

Desire – Haruki Marukami

Humbug – Joanna Chambers

Life After Joe – Harper Fox

Samsa in Love – Haruki Murakami

The Girl from Ipanema 1963/1982 – Haruki Murakami [Goodreads]

The Grownup – Gillian Flynn [Goodreads]

The Text – Claire Douglas

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

Thorn of the Night Blossoms – JC Kang

True Loaf – Austen Johnson [Mini Review]

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Far From You – Lisa Schroeder

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A Curse So Dark and Lonely – Brigid Kemmerer

A Darker Shade of Magic – V.E. Schwab

A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder – Holly Jackson

A Heart So Fierce and Broken – Brigid Kemmerer

A Magic Steeped in Poison – Judy I Lin

A Thousand Pieces of You – Claudia Gray [Goodreads]

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

A Vow So Bold and Deadly – Brigid Kemmerer

Air Awakens – Elise Kova

All Our Hidden Gifts – Caroline O’Donoghue

All the Best Liars – Amelia Kahaney

All The Things We Never Said – Yasmin Rahman

All These Bodies – Kendare Blake

Anna Dressed in Blood – Kendare Blake

Antisocial – Jillian Blake

Bad Girls with Perfect Faces – Lynn Weingarten

Bad Romance – Heather Demetrios

Bad Things Happen Here – Rebecca Barrow

Beautiful Broken Things – Sara Barnard

Between the Notes – Sharon Huss Roat

Burn – Patrick Ness

But I Love Him – Amanda Grace

Cinderella, Necromancer – F.M. Boughan

Concrete Rose – Angie Thomas

Cracked Up to Be – Courtney Summers [Goodreads]

Dead Lucky – Andreina Cordani [Goodreads]

Defy the Night – Brigid Kemmerer

Descendant of the Crane – Joan He

Dogchild – Kevin Brooks [DNF Review]

Drop – Katie Everson

Even in Paradise – Chelsey Philpot

Every Last Word – Tamara Ireland Stone

Eyes Like Stars – Lisa Mantchev

Every Little Piece of My Heart – Non Pratt

Fall For Anything – Courtney Summers

Fault Line – Christa Desir

Finding Jupiter – Kelis Rowe

Forest of a Thousand Lanterns – Julie C. Dao

Forging Silver into Stars – Brigid Kemmerer

Friends Like These – Meg Rosoff

Girls Made of Snow and Glass – Melissa Bashardoust

Hide and Secrets Sophie McKenzie

Horrid – Katrina Leno

House of Hollow – Krystal Sutherland

Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones

Idol Gossip – Alexandra Leigh Young

Into the Crooked Place – Alexandra Christ

K-Pop Confidential – Stephan Lee

Labyrinth Lost – Zoraida Córdova

Last Girls – Demetra Brodsky

Little Creeping Things – Chelsea Ichaso

Lord of the Fly Fest – Goldy Moldavsky

Love Letters to the Dead – Ava Dellaira

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

Never Never – Colleen Hoover and Tarryn Fisher

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

Not Good for Maidens – Tori Bovalino

One of Us is Lying – Karen M. McManus

Poisoned – Jennifer Donnelly

Queen of Tiles – Hanna Alkaf

Rebel Skies – Ann Sei Lin

Rosebush – Michele Jeffe

Ruthless – Carolyn Lee Adams

Sadie – Courtney Summers

Sawkill Girls – Claire Legrand

Scars Like Wings – Erin Stewart

Shadow and Bone – Leigh Bardugo

Sea Witch – Sarah Henning

Spin the Dawn – Elizabeth Lim

Stepsister – Jennifer Donnelly

The Burning – Laura Bates

The Cruelty – Scott Bergstrom [DNF Review]

The Dark Tide – Alicia Jasinska

The Drowned Woods – Emily Lloyd-Jones

The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

The Forevers – Chris Whitaker

The Gifts That Bind Us – Caroline O’Donoghue

The Girl of Hawthorn and Glass – Adan Jerreat-Poole

The Girl Who Fell Beneath the Sea – Axie Oh

The Glittering Court – Richelle Mead

The Great Godden – Meg Rosoff

The Liars Beneath – Heather Van Fleet

The Lucy Variations – Sara Zarr

The M Word – Brian Conaghan

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

The Murmurings – Carly Anne West

The Ones We Burn – Rebecca Mix

The Project – Courtney Summers

The Scapegracers – Hannah Abigail Clarke

The Secret Runners of New York – Matthew Reilly

The Way I Used to Be – Amber Smith

The Weight of Our Sky – Hanna Alkaf

The Telling – Alexandra Sirowy

The Theft of Sunlight – Intisar Khanani

The Twisted Tree – Rachel Burge

This is How It Happened – Paula Stokes

This Woven Kingdom – Tahereh Mafi

Thorn – Intisar Khanani

Tokyo Ever After Emiko Jean

Tweet Cute – Emma Lord

Unfathomable Chance – K.T. Munson

Vespertine – Margaret Rogerson

Vicarious – Paula Stokes

Violent Ends – Shaun David Hutchinson and Other Authors

Violet Made of Thorns – Gina Chen

We Are Bound by Stars – Kesia Lupo

We Are Okay – Nina LaCour [Sneak Peek Version]

We Were Wolves – Jason Cockcroft

When Our Worlds Collided – Danielle Jawando

Wilder Girls – Rory Power

Wink Poppy Midnight – April Genevieve Tucholke

Witch Song – Amber Argyle

Yellow – Megan Jacobson

Yes No Maybe So – Becky Albertalli and Aisha Saeed

You Must Not Miss – Katrina Leno

Zoe Letting Go – Nora Price

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