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The Bookette's reviews in alphabetical order by title. This page is updated on a weekly basis.

A
A Boy and A Bear in a Boat by Dave Shelton
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
An Ice Cold Grave (Harper Connelly Book 3) by Charlaine Harris
And the Mountains Echoed by Khalid Hosseini
Angel by L A Weatherly
Angel (Maximum Ride Book 7)by James Patterson
Almost True (sequel to When I Was Joe) by Keren David
All These Things I've Done by Gabrielle Zevin
Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada
Amazing Mind of Alice Makin, The by Alan Shea [reviewed by Irena]
Amy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz
Art of Fielding, The by Chad Harbach
Arthur and the Meanies by Jan Fearnley
Assassin's Apprentice by Robin Hobb
Attachments by Rainbow Rowell
Avenger, The by P.C. Cast [reviewed by Irena]

B

Bad Faith by Gillian Philip
Ballad by Maggie Stiefvater [reviewed by Irena]
Bartimaeus: The Ring of Solomon by Jonathan Stroud
Beasties, The by Jenny Nimmo
Beat the Band by Don Calame
Beautiful Americans by Lucy Silag
Beautiful Creatures by Maggie Stohl and Kami Garcia
Becoming Bindy MacKenzie (Ashbury High) by Jaclyn Moriarty
Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver
Betrayal of Natalie Hargrove, The by Lauren Kate [reviewed by Irena]
Betrayals (Strange Angels Book 2) by Lili St Crow
Better than Perfect (Wild Cards Book 1) by Simone Elkeles
Birthmarked by Caragh O'Brien
Black Hills by Nora Roberts
Blackhope Enigma, The by Teresa Flavin [reviewed by Irena]
Blood Red Road by Moira Young
Bloodline by Kate Cary [reviewed by Irena]
Bloodstone (Rebel Angels Book 2) by Gillian Philip
Body Finder, The by Kimberly Derting
Boy on the Porch, The by Sharon Creech
Booom! by Alan MacDonald
Bouncy Bouncy Bedtime by by David Bedford
Brewster by Mark Slouka
Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, The by Junot Diaz
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Vol 1 by John Vornholt, Arthur Byron Cover, Alice Henderson
Burning Secrets by Clare Chambers [reviewed by Irena]

C
Cabinet of Curiosities by Paul Dowsell [reviewed by Irena]
Calling and The Changeling, The by Cate Tiernan
Candor by Pam Bachorz
Captivate by Carrie Jones
Case of the Deadly Desperados, The (Western Mysteries Book 1) by Caroline Lawrence
Catch by Will Leitch
Catching Jordan by Miranda Kenneally
Chain Reaction (Perfect Chemistry Book 3) by Simone Elkeles
Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones
Chasing Fire by Nora Roberts
Chosen (House of Night Book 3) by P.C. and Kristin Cast
City of Masks by Mary Hoffman
Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare
Colossus Rises, The by Peter Lerangis
Comic Strip, The: Big Fat Book of Knowledge by Tracey Turner
Company of Angels by Lili Wilkinson [reviewed by Irena]
Corner of White, A by Jaclyn Moriarty
Court Painter's Apprentice, The by Richard Knight
Crash by Nicole Williams
Crash into You by Katie McGarry
Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
Cross My Heart by Sasha Gould
Crossing The Line by Gillian Philip
Crowfield Curse, The by Pat Walsh
Crusade, The by Linda Press Wulf [reviewed by Irena]
Cursed Ones, The (A Crusade Novel) by Nancy Holder and Debbie Vigue [reviewed by Irena]


D
Daisy Plays Hide and Seek by Ellie Sandall
Dangerous Girls by Abigail Haas
Dare You To by Katie McGarry
Dark Life by Kat Falls
Dark Secrets by Elizabeth Chandler
Darkness Falls (Immortal Beloved Book 2) by Cate Tiernan
Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
David by Mary Hoffman
Dead and the Gone, The (The Last Survivors) by Susan Pfeffer
Dead Boy Talking by Linda Strachan
Dead Girls' Dance (Morganville Vampires Book 2) by Rachel Caine
Dead of Night, The (Tomorrow Series Book 2) by John Marsden
Debutantes by Cora Harrison
Declaration, The by Gemma Malley
Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga Book 1) by Jennifer Donnelly
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Demon's Lexicon, The by Sarah Rees Brennan
Desires of the Dead by Kimberly Derting
Dido by Adèle Geras
Digging in the Dark by Hilda Offen
Disappeared, The by C J Harper
Divergent by Veronica Roth
Double Life of Cassiel Roadnight, The by Jenny Valentine
Dragonfly Pool, The by Eva Ibbotson
Drawing, Doodling and Colouring for Christmas by Fiona Watt et al.
Drawing with Light by Julia Green [ reviewed by Irena]
Dreaming of Amelia by Jaclyn Moriarty
Dresskeeper, The by Mary Naylus
Dust City by Robert Paul Weston


E
Easy by Tammara Webber
Eep! by Joke van Leeuwen
Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell
Eliza Boom: The Explosive Diary by Emily Gale
Emerald by Karen Wallace
Endless Summer by Jennifer Echols
Entangled by Cat Clarke
Eternal Ones, The by Kirsten Miller
Eternally Yours (Immortal Beloved Book 3) by Cate Tiernan
Everlost by Neal Shusterman
Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Everybody Jam by Ali Lewis
Execution of Noa P Singleton, The by Elizabeth Silver
Exodus by Julie Bertagna
Eye of the Wolf by Daniel Pennac
Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Manchev


F
Fade (Wake Trilogy Book 2) by Lisa McMann
Fallen by Lauren Kate
Fallen Grace by Mary Hooper
Fang (Maximum Ride Book 6) by James Patterson
Fearsome Beastie, The by Giles Paley-Phillips
Feast of Fools (Morganville Vampires Book 4) by Rachel Caine
Feeling Sorry for Celia by Jaclyn Moriarty
Final Empire, The (Mistborn Book 1) by Brandon Sanderson
Finding Sky by Joss Stirling
Finding Cassie Crazy (Ashbury Book 2) by Jaclyn Moriarty
Fire (Seven Kingdoms) by Kristin Cashore
Firebrand by Gillian Philip
Fool's Girl, The by Celia Rees
Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma
Forget You by Jennifer Echols
Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick
Fury by Elizabeth Miles


G
Girl, 16 Five Star Fiasco by Sue Limb
Girl with the Glass Feet, The by Ali Shaw
Girl who Fell from the Sky, The by Simon Mawer
Glass Houses (Morganville Vampires Book 1) by Rachel Caine
Going Too Far by Jennifer Echols
Gone (Wake Trilogy Book 3) by Lisa McMann
Grace by Morris Gleitzman
Graceling by Kristin Cashore
Grave Secret by Charlaine Harris
Grave Sight by Charlaine Harris
Grave Surprise by Charlaine Harris
Graveyard Book, The by Neil Gaiman
Great Gatsby, The by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Great Unexpected, The by Sharon Creech
Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle

H
Hacking Harvard by Robin Wasserman
He Forgot to Say Goodbye by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Hear the Dead Cry by Charlie Price [reviewed by Irena]
Help, The by Kathryn Stockett
Hidden by Miriam Halahmy
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen
Horrid Henry's Bodies by Francesca Simon
Hunger Games, The by Suzanne Collins
Hunted (House of Night Book 5) By P.C. and Kristin Cast
Hunting Lila by Sarah Alderson
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick


I
I Was Jane Austen's Best Friend by Cora Harrison
Ice Cream Con, The by Jimmy Docherty [reviewed by Irena]
I'd Tell You I Love You, But Then I'd Have to Kill You (Gallagher Girls Book 1) by Ally Carter
If I Could Fly by Jill Hucklesby
Ill Wind Weather Wardens Book 1 by Rachel Caine
I'll Be There by Holly Goldberg Sloan
Immortal Beloved by Cate Tiernan
Immortal War (Vampirates Book 6) by Justin Somper
Infinite Sky by C J Flood
Insatiable by Meg Cabot
Insurgent (Divergent #2) by Veronica Roth
In the Bag by Jim Carrington [reviewed by Irena]
In the Sea there are Crocodiles by Fabio Geda [reviewed by Irena]
Island, The by Sarah Singleton
Ithaka by Adèle Geras



J
Jane Austen Stole My Boyfriend by Cora Harrison
Just Send Me Word by Orlando Figes

K
Kenny and the Dragon By Tony DiTerlizzi
Knife by R. J Anderson


L
Lament by Maggie Stiefvater [reviewed by Irena]
Last Runaway, The by Tracy Chevalier
Legacy by Cayla Kluver
Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld [reviewed by Irena]
Lex Trent Versus The Gods by Alex Bell
Lia's Guide to Winning the Lottery by Keren David
Life after Life by Kate Atkinson
Life as we knew it by Susan  Pfeffer
Line Straight to My Heart, A by Bill Condon
Linger by Maggie Steifvater
Long Lankin by Lindsay Barraclough [reviewed by Irena]
Long Weekend, The by Savita Kalhan
Loon on the Moon, The by Chae Strathie
Lord Sunday by Garth Nix
Lost Hero, The by Rick Riordan
Low Red Moon by Ivy Devlin [reviewed by Irena]


M
Mad Love by Suzanne Selfors [reviewed by Irena]
Maggot Moon by Sally Gardner
Magic Under Glass by Jaclyn Dolamore
Magicians' Guild, The (Black Magician #1) by Trudi Canavan
Magician's Apprentice, The by Trudi Canavan
Manifest by Artist Arthur
Marcelo in the Real World by Francisco X. Stork [reviewed by Irena]
Matched by Ally Condie
Maze Runner, The by James Dashner
Midnight Alley (Morganville Vampires Book 3) by Rachel Caine
Mission Telemark by Amanda Mitchison
Montacute House by Lucy Jago
Moonstone Legacy, The by Diana de Gunzburg and Tony Wild
My Name is Memory by Ann Brashares
My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher
My So-Called Afterlife by Tamsyn Murray
My So-Called Haunting by Tamsyn Murray


N
Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson [reviewed by Irena]
Need by Carrie Jones
Nickolai of the North by Lucy Daniel Raby
Night Circus, The by Erin Morgenstern
Night Watch, The by Sergei Lukyanenko
No and Me by Delphine De Vigan
Nobel Genes by Rune Michaels
Numbers by Rachel Ward
NYPD Red by James Patterson
NYPD Red 2 by James Patterson


O
On the Broken Shore by James Macmanus
Ondine: The Summer of Shambles by Ebony McKenna
Ondine: The Autumn Palace by Ebony McKenna
One Dog and His Boy by Eva Ibbotson
Operation Bunny by Sally Gardner
Other Countess, The by Eve Edwards
Outsiders, The by S E Hinton

P
Pain Merchants, The (Healing Wars Book 1) by Janice Hardy
Paper Covers Rock by Jenny Hubbard
Paradise Barn by Victor Watson
Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Pastworld by Ian Beck [reviewed by Irena]
Pegasus by Robin McKinley
Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles
Poisoned House, The by Michael Ford [reviewed by Irena]
Possessing Rayne by Kate Cann
Prep by Curtis Sittenfeld
Priestess of the White  (Age of Five Book 1)by Trudi Canavan
Pushing the Limits by Katie McGarry
Puzzle Ring, The by Kate Forsyth

Q
Queen of the Tearling, The by Erica Johansen

R
Rain by Kate Le Vann
Random Magic by Sasha Sorenson
Ravenwood by Andrew Peters
Red Glove (Curse Workers Book 2) by Holly Black
Red Pyramid, The (The Kane Chronicles Book 1) by Rick Riordan
Replacement, The by Brenna Yovanoff
Restoring Harmony by Joëlle Anthony
Returners, The by Gemma Malley
Rithmatist, The by Brandon Sanderson
Rockoholic by C J Skuse [reviewed by Irena]
Ruins of Gorlan, The (Ranger's Apprentice #1) by John Flanagan
Rules of Attraction by Simone Elkeles


S
Scent of Magic (Avry of Kazan Book 2) by Maria V Snyder
School for Good and Evil, The by Soman Chainani
Set Up, The (The Medusa Project Book 1) by Sophie McKenzie
Sea Glass (Opal Cowan Book 2) by Maria V. Snyder
Search for Wondla, The by Tony DiTerlizzi
Second Chance Summer by Morgan Matson
Secret Kingdom, The by Jenny Nimmo
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Sewing Machine Basics by Jane Bolsover
Shadow Web by N. M. Browne
She's So Dead to Us by Kieran Scott [reviewed by Irena]
Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater
Sky is Everywhere, The by Jandy Nelson
Solace of the Road by Siobhan Dowd
Song Quest by Katherine Roberts
Spell Book of Listen Taylor, The by Jaclyn Moriarty
Spy for the Queen of Scots by Theresa Breslin
Spy Glass (Opal Cowan Book 3) by Maria V. Snyder
Spy Society by Robin Benway
Star Crossed (Sweet Hearts Book 1) by Jo Cotterill
Star of the Sea by Joseph O'Connor
Statisical Probability of Love at First Sight, The by Jennifer E Smith
Storm Glass by Maria V. Snyder
Strange Angels by Lili St. Crow
Stranger, The by Sarah Singleton
Stride's Summer by Jenni Overend
Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach
Summer I Turned Pretty, The by Jenny Han
Summer That Changed Everything, The by Ann Brashares
Suspicion (Private Book 11) by Kate Brian
Sweethearts by Sara Zarr
Swim the Fly by Don Calame
Swoon by Nina Malkin
Sword of Light (Pendragon Legacy Book 1) by Katherine Roberts
Syren (Septimus Heap Book 5) by Angie Sage

T
Tales of Terror from the Tunnel's Mouth by Chris Priestley [reviewed by Irena]
Taste of Darkness by Maria V Snyder
Tempest Rising by Tracy Deebs [reviewed by Irena]
Tempted (House of Night Book 6) by P.C. and Kristin Cast
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Theodore Boone (Young Lawyer) by John Grisham
Thief Taker's Apprentice, The by Stephen Deas
Things I Can't Forget by Miranda Kenneally
This is Not Forgiveness by Celia Rees [reviewed by Anne Cassidy]
This World We Live In (The Last Survivors Book 3) by Susan Pfeffer
Time Riders by Alex Scarrow
Time Riders 2: Day of the Predator by Alex Scarrow
Titanic: Death on the Water by Tom and Tony Bradman
Toby Alone by Timothee de Fombelle
Tomorrow When The War Began by John Marsden
Too Small to Fail by Morris Gleitzman
Torment by Lauren Kate
Touch of Power (Avry of Kazan Book 1) by Maria V Snyder
Trash by Andy Mulligan
Trick of the Dark, A by B. R. Collins [reviewed by Irena]
TroubleTwisters by Garth Nix and Sean Williams
Troy by Adèle Geras
Truth about Celia Frost, The by Paula Rawsthorne [reviewed by Irena]
Twenty Boy Summer by Sarah Ockler
Two Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
Tyme's End by B.R. Collins [reviewed by Irena]
13 Curses, The by Michelle Harrison
13 Secrets, The by Michelle Harrison
13 Treasures, The by Michelle Harrison
13 to Life by Shannon Delany

U
Uglies by Scott Westerfeld
Unearthly by Cynthia Hand
Unfinished Angel, The by Sharon Creech
Unit, The by Ninni Holmquist
Untamed (House of Night Book 4) by P.C. and Kristin Cast


V
Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Vanished Bind Up #1 by Meg Cabot
Very Thought of You, The by Rosie Alison


W
Wake by Lisa McMann
Warrior Heir, The by Cinda Williams Chima
Waves by Sharon Dogar
Weight of Water, The by Sarah Crossan
West of the Moon by Katherine Langrish
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
When God Was A Rabbit by Sarah Winman
When I Was Joe by Keren David
When It Happens by Susane Colasanti
Where'd You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple
White Cat (The Curse Workers Book 1) by Holly Black
White Crow by Marcus Sedgwick
Wintercraft by Jenna Burtenshaw
Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson [reviewed by Irena]
Witch and Wizard by James Patterson
Wolf Cry by Julia Golding
Wonder by R J Palacio
Wood Angel by Erin Bow [reviewed by Irena]
Worst of Me, The by Kate Le Vann


X

Y
You Against Me by Jenny Downham
You Deserve Nothing by Alexander Maksik
Young Sherlock: The Death Cloud by Andrew Lane


Z
Zelah Green by Vanessa Curtis [reviewed by Irena]
Zelah Green: One more little problem by Vanessa Curtis [reviewed by Irena]



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