Book Reviews by PM


All By Myself, Alone by Mary Higgins Clark

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater

Ash and Quill by Rachel Caine

the Awakening by Kelley Armstrong


The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

Broadcast by Liam Brown


the Calling by Kelley Armstrong

Caraval by Stephanie Garber

Carve The Mark by Veronica Roth

Children of Blood and Bone excerpt by Tomi Adeyemi

Cinder by Marissa Meyer

City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare

City of Bones by Cassandra Clare

City of Fallen Angels by Cassandra Clare

City of Glass by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas

A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas

Court of Twilight by Mareth Griffith

A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas

Cress by Marissa Meyer

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

A Crown of Wishes by Roshani Chokshi

The Cruel Prince by Holly Black



The Dire King excerpt by William Ritter

A Discovery of Witches by Deborah Harkness

Divergent by Veronica Roth

Dog Gone Ghost

Doll Bones by Holly Black

Dorothy Must Die by Danielle Paige


The Elite by Kiera Cass

Eragon by Christopher Paolini


The False Prince by Jennifer A. Nielson

The Fate of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Flamecaster by Cinda Williams Chima


the Gathering by Kelley Armstrong

The Girl in the Tower by Katherine Arden

Glass Sword by Victoria Aveyard

Graceling by Kristin Cashore

Guilded Cage by Vic James


Heartless by Marissa Meyer

The Heir by Kiera Cass

Heir of Fire by Sarah J. Maas

Hunted by Meagan Spooner


I See London I See France by Sarah Mlynowski

The Innocents by C. A. Asbrey

The Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen

Invictus by Ryan Graudin



King’s Cage by Victoria Aveyard

Kitty Hawk and the Curse of the Yukon Gold by Iain Reading


The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell

Legendary by Stephanie Garber

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold


Mechanica by Betsy Cornwell

Missing by Kelley Armstrong

Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs

Murder on the Sugarland Express by Angie Fox


The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern


On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King

The One by Kiera Cass



The Queen of the Tearling by Erika Johansen


Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

the Reckoning by Kelley Armstrong

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

the Rising by Kelley Armstrong

Robyn Hood: Outlaw Princess by John Reynolds

The Runaway King by Jennifer A. Nielson


Scarlet by Marissa Meyer

Sea of Shadows by Kelley Armstrong

Search for Maylee by Didi Oviatt

The Selection by Kiera Cass

Shadowcaster by Cinda Williams Chima

The Shadow Throne by Jennifer A. Nielson

The Shadow Tribe (Books 1-3) by Jaffrey Clark

Shimmer and Burn by Mary Taranta

The Siren by Kiera Cass

Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King and Owen King

Song of the Current by Sarah Tolcser

Southern Spirits – The Southern Ghost Hunter Mysteries – Book 1 by Angie Fox

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco

Starter Zone by Chris Pavesic

The Star-Touched Queen by Roshani Chokshi

The Strange Case of the Alchemist’s Daughter by Theodora Goss

the Summoning by Kelley Armstrong


The Thinking Woman’s Guide to Real Magic by Emily Croy Barker

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas


Unquiet Dead by Chris Pavesic


Venturess by Betsy Cornwell


Warcross by Marie Lu

The Watchmaker’s Daughter by C.J. Archer

Wicked Like a Wildfire by Lana Popovic

Winter by Marissa Meyer

Wonder Woman Warbringer by Leigh Bardugo






Children’s Literature

Argyle Fox by Marie Letourneau

The Backup Bunny by Abigail Rayner

Birds of a Feather:  a book of idioms and silly pictures by Vanita Oelschlager

The Crazy Friend by Kim Kane

The Curse of the Cheese Pyramid by Geronimo Stilton

Diary of an Ogre by Valeria Dávila, Mónica López and Laura Aguerrebehere

Dino Dino Doing Homework by Claressa Swensen

Disney Manga: The Princess and the Frog by Nao Kodaka

Disney Manga: Fairies – Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue by Shiori Kanaki

Disney Pixar Manga: Wall-E by Shiro Shirai

Don’t Dangle Your Participle by Vanita Oelschlager

The Dream Dragon by Kathryn England

Fantastic Fearsome Beasts

Freckle Juice by Judy Blume

Fred Wants to Play by Janna de Lathouder and Anne Schneider

How to Catch a Mermaid by Adam Wallace

Is A Worry Worrying You? by Ferida Wolff and Harriet May Savitz

Ivy in Bloom by Vanita Oelschlager

The Legend of Jack Riddle by H. Easson

Little Bear and His Chair by Claressa Swensen

Little Tails on the Farm by Federico Bertolucci and Frédéric Brrémaud

Naptime with Harry by Claressa Swensen

Smile by Raina Telgemeier

Superhero Harry by Rachel Ruiz

Teensy the Littlest Fairy by Claressa Swensen

The Tooth That’s On The Loose! by Chris Robertson

Watermelon Madness by Taghreed Najjar