Book Reviews by Title

*Anything listed without a link is an upcoming review.


Adulthood Is a Myth (Sarah’s Scribbles #1) – Sarah Andersen
After the Kiss (Sex, Love & Stiletto #1) – Lauren Layne
America’s First Daughter – Stephanie Dray & Laura Kamoie
And Then He Kissed Her (Girl Bachelors #1) – Laura Lee Guhrke
Anne of the Island (Anne of Green Gables #3) – L.M. Montgomery
Any Duchess Will Do (Spindle Cove #4) – Tessa Dare
Art Matters: Because Your Imagination Can Change the World – Neil Gaiman


Bad Bachelor (Bad Bachelors #1) – Stefanie London
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations – David Ferry
Big Mushy Happy Lump (Sarah’s Scribbles #2) – Sarah Andersen
Bound Woman Is a Dangerous Thing, A – DaMaris B. Hill
Blue Horses – Mary Oliver
Blurred Lines – Lauren Layne
Brown – Kevin Young


Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude – Ross Gay
Colonel’s Lady, The – Laura Frantz
Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata


Dangerous Books for Girls – Maya Rodale
Dark Lover (Black Dagger Brotherhood #1) – J.R. Ward
Dating-ish (Knitting in the City #6) – Penny Reid
Daughter of the Forest (Sevenwaters #1) – Juliet Marillier
Deal, The (Off-Campus #1) – Elle Kennedy
Dear Fahrenheit 451 – Annie Spence
Dear George, Dear Mary – Mary Calvi
Dear Ijeawele – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Dog Songs – Mary Oliver
Don’t Call Us Dead – Danez Smith
Dragon Bound (Elder Races #1) – Thea Harrison
Dragonfly in Amber (Outlander #2) – Diana Gabaldon
Dreaming of You (The Gamblers of Craven’s #2) – Lisa Kleypas
Duchess Deal, The (Girl Meets Duke #1) – Tessa Dare
Duke and I, The (The Bridgertons #1) – Julia Quinn
Duke’s Guide to Correct Behavior, The (Dukes Behaving Badly #1) – Megan Frampton


Electric Arches – Eve L. Ewing
Ex for Christmas, An (Love Unexpectedly #5) – Lauren Layne
Extraordinary Union, An (The Loyal League #1) – Alyssa Cole


Falling Up – Shel Silverstein
Feminism Is for Everybody: Passionate Politics – bell hooks
Fix Her Up (Hot & Hammered #1) – Tessa Bailey
Forever Your Earl (The Wicked Quills of London #1) – Eva Leigh
Fun Home – Alison Bechdel
Furies – Eve Lacey


Game of Boxes, The – Catherine Barnett
Gmorning, Gnight! – Lin-Manuel Miranda
Good Cry, A – Nikki Giovanni
Governess Affair, The (Brothers Sinister #0.5) – Courtney Milan


Halfway to the Grave – Jeaniene Frost
Hark! A Vagrant (Hark! A Vagrant #1) – Kate Beaton
Hating Game, The – Sally Thorne
Heart of Iron (London Steampunk #2) – Bec McMaster
Hot Asset (21 Wall Street #1) – Lauren Layne
How Not to Be Wrong: The Power of Mathematical Thinking – Jordan Ellenberg
How to Be a Bawse – Lilly Singh
How to Be Drawn – Terrance Hayes
How to Love a Country – Richard Blanco


I Work at a Public Library: A Collection of Crazy Stories from the Stacks – Gina Sheridan
If I Only Had a Duke (The Disgraceful Dukes #2) – Lenora Bell
If They Come for Us – Fatimah Asghar
In Bed with the Devil (Scoundrels of St. James #1) – Lorraine Heath
In Skates Trouble (Chicago Rebels #0.5) – Kate Meader
Irresistible You (Chicago Rebels #1) – Kate Meader
Irresistibly Yours (Oxford #1) – Lauren Layne


Jackaby (Jackaby #1) – William Ritter
Joy of X, The: A Guided Tour of Math from One to Infinity – Steven Strogatz
Just One Night (Sex, Love & Stiletto #3) – Lauren Layne


Kiss Quotient, The (The Kiss Quotient #1) – Helen Hoang
Kiss of Steel – Bec McMaster


Lacemaker, The – Laura Frantz
Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1) – Cassandra Clare
Little Anodynes: Poems – Jon Pineda
Little Book of Feminist Saints, The – Julia Pierpont
Little Book of Life Hacks, The – Yumi Sakugawa
Lord of the Fading Lands (Tairen Soul #1) – C.L. Wilson
Love Is Blind – Lynsay Sands
Love the One You’re With (Sex, Love & Stiletto #2) – Lauren Layne
Love, Sincerely, Yours – Sara Ney & Meghan Quinn
Lovely War – Julie Berry


Magical Negro – Morgan Parker
Mark of the King, The – Jocelyn Green
Matter of Class, A – Mary Balogh
Midnight Blue – L.J. Shen
Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur
Miracle on 5th Avenue (From Manhattan with Love #3) – Sarah Morgan
My Ariel – Sina Queyras
My Lady Quicksilver (London Steampunk #3) – Bec McMaster


Never Seduce a Scot (The Montgomerys and Armstrongs #1) – Maya Banks
New York, Actually (From Manhattan with Love #4) – Sarah Morgan
Night Sky with Exit Wounds – Ocean Vuong
Nightchaser (Endeavor #1) – Amanda Bouchet
Nimona – Noelle Stevenson
Nine Rules to Break When Romancing a Rake (Love by Numbers #1) – Sarah MacLean
No Coward Soul Is Mine – Emily Brontë
No Matter the Wreckage – Sarah Kay
Not Here  – Hieu Minh Nguyen
Notorious Pleasures (Maiden Lane #2) – Elizabeth Hoyt


Offer from a Gentleman, An (The Bridgertons #3) – Julia Quinn
On Tyranny: Twenty Lessons from the Twentieth Century – Timothy Snyder
Once Upon a Winter’s Eve (Spindle Cove #1.5) – Tessa Dare
Opposite of Loneliness, The: Essays and Stories – Marina Keegan


Passion on Park Avenue (Central Park Pact #1) – Lauren Layne
Perfect Rake, The (The Merridew Sisters #1) – Anne Gracie
Perfect Waltz, The (The Merridew Sisters #2) – Anne Gracie
Plantagenets: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England, The – Dan Jones
Poetics – Aristotle
Politics and the English Language – George Orwell
Prince and the Dressmaker, The – Jen Wang
Prince Who Loved Me, The (The Oxenburg Princes #1) – Karen Hawkins
Princeless, Vol. 1: Save Yourself – Jeremy Whitley
Princeless, Vol. 2: Get over Yourself – Jeremy Whitley
Princess Saves Herself in This One, The (Women Are Some Kind of Magic #1) – Amanda Lovelace


Queer Eye: Love Yourself. Love Your Life. – Antoni Porowski, et al.


Raven Prince, The (The Princes Trilogy #1) – Elizabeth Hoyt
Ravished by a Highlander (Children of the Mist #1) – Paula Quinn
Ready to Run (I Do, I Don’t #1) – Lauren Layne
Right Where I Want You – Jessica Hawkins
Romancing the Duke (Castles Ever After #1) – Tessa Dare
Romancing Mister Bridgerton (The Bridgertons #4) – Julia Quinn
Ru – Kim Thúy
Rubaiyat – Omar Khayyám
Running Like a Girl – Alexandra Heminsley


Saga, Vol. 1 – Brian K. Vaughan
Sally Heathcote: Suffragette – Mary M. and Bryan Talbot
Say Yes to The Marquess (Castles Ever After #2) – Tessa Dare
Scandalous Desires (Maiden Lane #3) – Elizabeth Hoyt
Scattered at Sea – Amy Gerstler
Scriptorium: Poems – Melissa Range
Sea Prayer – Khaled Hosseini
Secrets of a Summer Night (Wallflowers #1) – Lisa Kleypas
Selected Poetry of Edna St. Vincent Millay, The
Shaker, Why Don’t You Sing? – Maya Angelou
SLAM!, Vol. 1 – Pamela Ribon
Sleepless in Manhattan (From Manhattan with Love #1) – Sarah Morgan
Slightly Scandalous (Bedwyn Saga #3) – Mary Balogh
So Over You (Chicago Rebels #2) – Kate Meader
Sông I Sing – Bao Phi
Step Aside, Pops (Hark! A Vagrant #2) – Kate Beaton
Story of Hong Gildong, The – Unknown
Sun and Her Flowers, The – Rupi Kaur
Sunset in Central Park (From Manhattan with Love #2) – Sarah Morgan


Ten Days with the Highlander – Hayson Manning
Ten Ways to Be Adored when Landing a Lord (Love by Numbers #2) – Sarah MacLean
There Are Girls Like Lions – Cole Swensen (Ed.)
Thief of Shadows (Maiden Lane #4) – Elizabeth Hoyt
This Is Water – David Foster Wallace
Thousand Mornings, A – Mary Oliver
Tiny Journalist, The – Naomi Shihab Nye
Tokaido Road, The – Lucia St. Clair Robson
Trouble with Love, The (Sex, Love & Stiletto #4) – Lauren Layne
Truro Bear and Other Adventures, The – Mary Oliver
Turncoat, The (Renegades of the Revolution #1) – Donna Thorland
Twenty-Ninth Year, The – Hala Alyan


Undressing, The – Li-Young Lee
Unicorn – Angela Carter


Victoria – Daisy Goodwin
Virgin – Analicia Sotelo
Virginia State Colony for Epileptics and Feebleminded, The – Molly McCully Brown


Wade in the Water – Tracy K. Smith
Walk of Shame (Love Unexpectedly #4) – Lauren Layne
Week to Be Wicked, A (Spindle Cove #2) – Tessa Dare
West Wind – Mary Oliver
When Good Earls Go Bad (Dukes Behaving Badly #1.5) – Megan Frampton
When a Scot Ties the Knot (Castles Ever After #3) – Tessa Dare
White Princess, The (The Cousins’ War #5) – Philippa Gregory
White Queen, The (Cousins’ War #1) – Philippa Gregory
Wicked Intentions (Maiden Lane #1) – Elizabeth Hoyt
Winter King, The (Weathermages of Mystral #1)  – C.L. Wilson
Witch Doesn’t Burn in This One, The (Women Are Some Kind of Magic #2) – Amanda Lovelace
With This Pledge (Carnton #1) – Tamera Alexander
Women & Power: A Manifesto – Mary Beard


99 Percent Mine – Sally Thorne
1066: The Year of the Conquest – David Howarth