Thursday, April 1, 2010 |
Alphabetical list (by title) of my 'official' book reviews:


Above by Leah Bobet
Above the Dreamless Dead edited by Chris Duffy
Above World by Jenn Reese
Across a Field of Starlight by Blue Delliquanti
Across a Star-Swept Sea by Diana Peterfreund
Adventures of a South Pole Pig: A novel of snow and courage, The by Chris Kurtz
Almost a Full Moon by Hawksley Workman, illustrated by Jensine Eckwall
Alphabet of Thorn by Patricia McKillip
Alte Zachen / Old Things by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Benjamin Phillips
Am I Yours? by Alex Latimer
Antigoddess by Kendare Blake
Archangel by Sharon Shinn
Archangel's Kiss by Nalini Singh
As the Crow Flies by Melanie Gillman
Ask Me by Kimberly Pauley


Bards of Bone Plain, The by Patricia McKillip
Be Prepared by Vera Brosgol
Beastkeeper by Cat Hellisen
Beastly Bride, The by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (eds.)
Beetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne
Bell at Sealey Head, The by Patricia McKillip
Big Box, Little Box by Caryl Hart, illustrated by Edward Underwood
Big Mooncake for Little Star, A by Grace Lin
Binti by Nnedi Okorafor
Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier
Black Dog by Levi Pinfold
Black God's Drums, The by P. Djèlí Clark
Black Widow: Forever Red by Margaret Stohl
Blackfin Sky by Kat Ellis
Bloom by Kevin Panetta, illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau
Bo the Brave by Bethan Woollvin
Box Office Poison by Phillipa Bornikova
Briar Rose by Jane Yolen
Brides of Rollrock Island, The by Margo Lanagan 
Brightly Woven by Alexandra Bracken
Brilliant by Roddy Doyle
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
B.T.C. Old-Fashioned Grocery Cookbook: Recipes and Stories from a Southern Revival, The by Alexe van Beuren and Dixie Grimes


Calico Captive by Elizabeth George Speare
Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange
Capture the Flag by Kate Messner
Carry On by Rainbow Rowell
Castle Behind Thorns, The by Merrie Haskell
Cats of Tanglewood Forest, The by Charles de Lint, illustrated by Charles Vess
Catwad: It's Me. by Jim Benton
Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls, The by Claire Legrand
Cece Loves Science by Kimberly Derting and Shelli R. Johannes, illustrated by Vashti Harrison
Cenzontle by Marcelo Hernandez Castillo
Chalice by Robin McKinley
Changeling by Delia Sherman
Check, Please!: #Hockey by Ngozi Ukazu
Chef's Kiss by Jarrett Melendez, Danica Brine, Hank Jones, and Hassan Ostmane-Elhaou
Chimes, The by Anna Smaill
Chopsticks by Jessica Anthony and Rodrigo Corral
Christmas Eve Tree, The by Delia Huddy, illustrated by Emily Sutton
Cinder by Marissa Meyer
Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love by Chris Roberson, Shawn McManus and Chrissie Zullo
City on the Other Side, The by Mairghread Scott, illustrated by Robin Robinson
City Under the City by Dan Yaccarino
Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
Cold Magic by Kate Elliott
Color of Earth, The by Kim Dong Hwa
Confusion of Princes, A by Garth Nix
Cookiesaurus Rex by Amy Fellner Dominy and Nate Evans, illustrated by A.G. Ford
Corsets & Clockwork by Trisha Telep (editor)
Cosmic by Frank Cottrell Boyce
Creature Department, The by Robert Paul Weston
Croak by Gina Damico
Cruel Beauty by Rosamund Hodge
Crumbs by Danie Sterling
Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey
Cucumber Quest: The Doughnut Kingdom by Gigi D.G.


D'Aulaires' Book of Greek Myths by Edgar Parin D'Aulaire and Ingri D'Aulaire
Dangerous Neighbors by Beth Kephart
Darcy and Anne by Judith Brocklehurst
Dark Lord of Derkholm, The by Diana Wynne Jones
Darkest Fear by Cate Tiernan
Darkest Part of the Forest, The by Holly Black
Daughter of the Centaurs by Kate Klimo
Day You Begin, The by Jacqueline Woodson, illustrated by Rafael López
Deadly Education, A by Naomi Novik
Dealing with Dragons by Patricia C. Wrede
Death & Sparkles by Rob Justus
Death Sworn by Leah Cypess
Decked with Holly by Marni Bates
Delirium by Lauren Oliver
Don't Stop Now by Julie Halpern
Down the Mysterly River by Bill Willingham
Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey
Dreamers by Yuyi Morales 
Dune by Frank Herbert


Eight Cousins by Louisa May Alcott
Eight Days of Luke by Diana Wynne Jones
Enchanted Glass by Diana Wynne Jones
Enchantment of Ravens, An by Margaret Rogerson
Epic Fail by Claire LaZebnik
Etiqutte & Espionage by Gail Carriger
Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev


Fables: Legends in Exile by Bill Willingham, Lan Medina, Steve Leialoha and Craig Hamilton
Fairest: Wide Awake by Bill Willingham, Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning, Matthew Sturges and Shawn McManus
Fangsgiving by Ethan Long
Fantastic Flying Books of Mr. Morris Lessmore, The by William Joyce
Fever Crumb by Philip Reeve
Field Guide, The (The Spiderwick Chronicles) by Holly Black and Tony DiTerlizzi
Fifth Wave, The by Rick Yancey
Fika: The Art of the Swedish Coffee Break, with Recipes for Pastries, Breads, and Other Treats by Anna Brones and Johanna Kindvall
Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones
Fire Never Goes Out, The: A Memoir in Pictures by Noelle Stevenson
Flora & Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo, illustrated by K.G. Campbell
For Darkness Shows the Stars by Diana Peterfreund
Frankie and the Creepy Cute Critters by Caitlin Rose Boyle 
Full Moon by Camilla Pintonato


Galahad Legacy, The by Dom Testa
Generation Dead by Daniel Waters
Geography of Bliss, The by Eric Weiner
Gift from Abuela, A by Cecilia Ruiz
Gilded Ashes by Rosamund Hodge
Gingerbread for Liberty!: How a German Baker Helped Win the American Revolution by Mara Rockliff, illustrated by Vincent X. Kirsch
Girl in the Clockwork Collar, The by Kady Cross
Girl of the Limberlost, A by Gene Stratton Porter 
Good Girls Don't Make History by Elizabeth Kiehner, Kara Coyle, and Keith Olwell, illustrated by Michaela Dawn and Mary Sanchez
Good Morning, Neighbor by Davide Cali, illustrated by Maria Dek
Graffiti Moon by Cath Crowley
Green by Jay Lake
Greyhound of a Girl, A by Roddy Doyle
Groundhug Day by Anna Marie Pace, illustrated by Christopher Denise


Heart of Iron by Bec McMaster
Heartstone by Elle Katharine White
Heir Apparent by Vivian Vande Velde
Here and Now, The by Ann Brashares
Himawari House by Harmony Becker
Hobbit, The by J.R.R. Tolkien
Home Baked by Yvette van Boven, photography by Oof Verschuren
Home Front Girl: A Diary of Love, Literature, and Growing Up in Wartime America by Joan Wehlen Morrison, edited by Susan Signe Morrison
H.O.R.S.E.: A Game of Basketball and Imagination by Christopher Myers
House in the Cerulean Sea, The by TJ Klune
House of Ivy & Sorrow by Natalie Whipple
House of Many Ways by Diana Wynne Jones
House of the Four Winds, The by Mercedes Lakcey and James Mallory
How High We Go in the Dark by Sequoia Nagamatsu
How to Catch a Bogle by Catherine Jinks
How to Make Friends with a Ghost by Rebecca Green
How to Steal A Car by Pete Hautman
How to Trick the Tooth Fairy by Erin Danielle Russell, illustrated by Jennifer Hansen Rolli
Humming Room, The by Ellen Potter


I Am the Messenger by Markus Zusak
Icebreaker by A.L. Graziadei
Ice Wolves by Amie Kaufman
Illusive by Emily Lloyd-Jones
In Other Lands by Sarah Rees Brennan
Inheritance of Ashes, An by Leah Bobet
Inside Cat by Brendan Wenzel
Instructions by Neil Gaiman and Charles Vess
Interstellar Cinderella by Deborah Underwood, illustrated by Meg Hunt
Into the Wild Nerd Yonder by Julie Halpern
Iron Duke, The by Meljean Brook
Iron Hearted Violet by Kelly Barnhill
Iron Wyrm Affair, The by Lilith Saintcrow
Izzy Gizmo by Pip Jones, illustrated by Sara Ogilvie


Jenna & Jonah's Fauxmance by Brendan Halpin and Emily Franklin
Jenna Starborn by Sharon Shinn


Kahlo's Koalas by Grace Helmer
Keep Holding On by Susane Colasanti
Kid Table, The by Andrea Seigel
Kill Me Softly by Sarah Cross
Kiss of Steel by Bec McMaster


Lakelore by Anna-Marie McLemore
Language of Spells, The by Garret Weyr, illustrated by Katie Harnett
Larklight by Philip Reeve
Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me by Mariko Tamaki and Rosemary Valero-O'Connell
Legacies by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edgehill
Liesl & Po by Lauren Oliver
Long Way Down: The Graphic Novel by Jason Reynolds and Danica Novgorodoff
Look, It's Raining by Mathieu Pierloot, illustrated by Maria Dek
Lost Sun, The by Tessa Gratton
Love in the Time of Global Warming by Francesca Lia Block


Madness of Angels, A by Kate Griffin
Magic Fish, The by Trung Le Nguyen
Magic for Marigold by L. M. Montgomery
Mansfield Park by Jane Austen
Manu by Kelly Fernández
Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Married with Zombies by Jesse Petersen
Marshmallow & Jordan by Alina Chau 
Marvellous Light, A by Freya Marske
Matter of Magic, A by Patricia C. Wrede
Merlin Conspiracy, The by Diana Wynne Jones
Midnight Queen, The by Sylvia Izzo Hunter
Mina by Matthew Forsythe
Mirrorscape by Mike Wilks
Mister Monday by Garth Nix
Model Bakery Cookbook, The by Karen Mitchell, Sarah Mitchell Hansen and Rick Rodgers, photographs by Frankie Frankeny
Monster Calls, A by Patrick Ness
Moorchild, The by Eloise Jarvis McGraw
Mortal Fire by Elizabeth Knox
Moth Keeper, The by K. O'Neill
My Aunt is a Monster by Reimena Yee
My Bed is an Air Balloon by Julia Copus, illustrated by Alison Jay
My Island by Stéphanie Demasse-Pottier, illustrated by Seng Soun Ratanavanh


Name of the Star, The by Maureen Johnson
Nameless by Lili St. Crow
Nasla's Dream by Cécile Roumiguière, illustrated by Simone Rea 
Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman
Newt's Emerald by Garth Nix
Night Box, The by Louise Greig, illustrated by Ashling Lindsay
Noah Barleywater Runs Away by John Boyne
Nobody by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Notes from the Blender by Trish Cook and Brendan Halpin


Odd and the Frost Giants by Neil Gaiman
Of Monsters and Madness by Jessica Verday
Once and Future King, The by T.H. White
Once Upon a Snowstorm by Richard Johnson
One White Crane by Vickie Lee, illustrated by Joey Chou
Only Alien on the Planet, The by Kristen D. Randle
Only Milo by Barry Smith
Only the Trees Know by Jane Whittingham, illustrated by Cinyee Chiu
Our Dining Table by Mita Ori
Outcast by Adrienne Kress
Over and Under the Snow by Kate Messner, illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal


Paranormalcy by Kiersten White
Pegasus by Robin McKinley
Peter and Max by Bill Willingham
Pills and Starships by Lydia Millet
Plain Kate by Erin Bow
Prayer for the Crown-Shy, A by Becky Chambers
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies by Seth Grahame-Smith and Jane Austen
Prime of Miss Jean Brodie, The by Muriel Spark
Prince and the Dressmaker, The by Jen Wang
Princess and the Warrior, The by Duncan Tonatiuh
Princess Hyacinth by Florence Parry Heide and Lane Smith
Princess of Glass by Jessica Day George
Promise of Shadows by Justina Ireland
Psalm for the Wild-Built, A by Becky Chambers


Queen's Hat, The by Steve Antony
Quiet Crocodile Goes to the Beach, The by Natacha Andriamirado, illustrated by Delphine Renon


Real Boy, The by Anne Ursu
Red Glove by Holly Black
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
Relish: My Life in the Kitchen by Lucy Knisley
Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor
Rithmatist, The by Brandon Sanderson
Riveted by Meljean Brook
Rose by Holly Webb
Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott
Rot & Ruin by Jonathan Maberry


Sabriel by Garth Nix
Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan, illustrated by Fiona Staples
Saturday by Oge Mora
Saved by Cake by Marian Keyes
Scarlett Hart: Monster Hunter by Marcus Sedgwick, illustrated by Thomas Taylor
Scary School by Derek the Ghost
Scorpio Races, The by Maggie Stiefvater
Sea Change by S.M. Wheeler
Sean Griswold's Head by Lindsey Leavitt
Séance Tea Party by Reimena Yee
Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters by Ben H. Winters and Jane Austen
Seraphina by Rachel Hartman
Serpent's Shadow, The by Mercedes Lackey
Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
Shadow Magic by Patricia C. Wrede
Shadow Society, The by Marie Rutkoski
Shadows by Robin McKinley
Shape of Desire, The by Sharon Shinn
Shards of Honor by Lois McMaster Bujold
Shattered Warrior by Sharon Shinn, illustrated by Molly Knox Ostertag
Shifting Earth by Cecil Castellucci, illustrated by Flavia Biondi and Fabiana Mascolo
Ship of Souls by Zetta Elliott
Sidekicked by John David Anderson
Silence by Michelle Sagara
Silver Phoenix by Cindy Pon
Silvered, The by Tanya Huff
Skinned by Robin Wasserman
Sleeping Beauty, The by Mercedes Lackey
Sleepless by Cyn Balog
Slip by Marika McCoola, illustrated by Aatmaja Pandya
Snapdragon by Kat Leyh
Snow Lion, The by Jim Helmore, illustrated by Richard Jones
Snow White by Matt Phelan
Soulless by Gail Carriger
Special Delivery by Philip C. Stead, illustrated by Matthew Cordell
Spill Zone by Scott Westerfeld, illustrated by Alex Puvilland, colors by Hilary Sycamore
Spindlers, The by Lauren Oliver
Spinning by Tillie Walden
Sprite and the Gardener, The by Rii Abrego and Joe Whitt
Star Scouts by Mike Lawrence
Steam & Sorcery by Cindy Spencer Pape
Stir It Up! by Ramin Ganeshram
Stitching Snow by R.C. Lewis
Study in Charlotte, A by Brittany Cavallaro
Stupid Fast by Geoff Herbach
Sunshine by Robin McKinley
Supernatural Noir by Ellen Datlow (editor)
Survival Kit, The by Donna Freitas
Sweetest Dark, The by Shana Abé


Talli: Daughter of the Moon by Sourya, translated by François Vigneault
Tangle of Knots, A by Lisa Graff
Tea Dragon Society, The by K. O'Neill
Templeton Twins Have an Idea, The by Ellis Weiner and Jeremy Holmes
Terminal World by Alastair Reynolds
Thank You Book, The by Mary Lyn Ray, illustrated by Stephanie Graegin
Thank You, Omu! by Oge Mora
These Broken Stars by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Things That I Love About Trees, The by Chris Butterworth, illustrated by Charlotte Voake
Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic, The by Emily Croy Barker
This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith
This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki
This Was Our Pact by Ryan Andrews
Tidesong by Wendy Xu
Tiger Days by M.H. Clark, illustrated by Anna Hurley
Tin Star by Cecil Castellucci
Tiny, Perfect Things by M.H. Clark, illustrated by Madeline Kloepper
Tooth and Claw by Jo Walton
Touch of Frost by Jennifer Estep
Troll's-Eye View by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (eds.)
True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp, The by Kathi Appelt
Truth About Twinkie Pie, The by Kat Yeh
Turtle in Paradise: The Graphic Novel by Jennifer L. Holm, illustrated by Savanna Ganucheau, colored by Lark Pien
Tyger Tyger by Kersten Hamilton


Unbreak My Heart by Melissa Walker
Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron by Jonathan Strahan (editor)
Undertaking of Lily Chen, The by Danica Novgorodoff
Unspoken by Sarah Rees Brennan
Unwind by Neal Shusterman
Uprooted by Naomi Novik


Vessel by Sarah Beth Durst
Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice by Tommie Smith, Derrick Barnes, illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile
Virals by Kathy Reichs


Wake: The Hidden History of Women-Led Slave Revolts by Rebecca Hall, illustrated by Hugo Martínez
War of the Flowers, The by Tad Williams
Water Song by Suzanne Weyn
Waves by Ingrid Chabbert, illustrated by Carole Maurel
Way We Fall, The by Megan Crewe
What Happened to Goodbye by Sarah Dessen
What Is Love? by Mac Barnett, illustrated by Carson Ellis
What We Don't Talk About by Charlot Kristensen
When Stars Are Scattered by Victoria Jamieson and Omar Mohamed
Where's Halmoni? by Julie Kim
Wild Hunt, The by Emma Seckel
Wildefire by Karsten Knight
Winner's Curse, The by Marie Rutkoski
Winterling by Sarah Prineas
Witch King by Martha Wells
Witches of Eileanan, The by Kate Forsyth
Witchlanders by Lena Coakley
Witchlight by Jessi Zabarsky
Wolf Suit, The by Sid Sharp
Woman in the Woods and Other North American Stories, The edited by Kel McDonald, Kate Ashwin, & Alina Pete
Wondrous Wonders, The by Camille Jourdy
Written in Red by Anne Bishop

XOXO by Axie Oh


York: The Shadow Cipher by Laura Ruby
Your Alien by Tammi Sauer, illustrated by Goro Fujita


Zathura by Chris Van Allsburg
Zita the Spacegirl by Ben Hatke
Zombies vs. Unicorns by Holly Black and Justine Larbalestier (eds.)
Z: Zombie Stories by J.M. Lassen (editor)

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