Book Reviews

Looking for a list of the books I’ve reviewed? You’ve found it! Sorted alphabetically, by genre, and then by sub-genre.

Alphabetical

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Circe by Madeline Miller

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reed

Doctor Who: Combat Magicks (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #69) by Steve Cole

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #67) by Juno Dawson

Fever Dream/ Distancia de rescate by Samanta Schweblin (Translated by Megan McDowell)

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass by Jes Baker

Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner by Michael Hebb

My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Queerstories edited by Maeve Marsden

Severance by Ling Ma

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo

Sorted by Jackson Bird

Stalking God by Anjali Kumar

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

Talk on the Wild Side: Why Language Can’t Be Tamed by Lane Greene

Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca by John Whorter

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race edited by Jesmyn Ward

The Great Passage by Shion Miura (Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter)

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The House of Broken Angels by Luís Alberto Urrea

The Kindness of Enemies by Leila Aboulela’

The Municipalists by Seth Fried

The Next Loves by Stéphane Bouquet (translated by Lindsay Turner)

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Trans Like Me by CN Lester

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison by Camille T. Dungy

When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollée

Fiction

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Circe by Madeline Miller

Daisy Jones & The Six by Taylor Jenkins Reed

Doctor Who: Combat Magicks (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #69) by Steve Cole

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #67) by Juno Dawson

Fever Dream/ Distancia de rescate by Samanta Schweblin (Translated by Megan McDowell)

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

Severance by Ling Ma

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

The Dinner List by Rebecca Serle

The Great Passage by Shion Miura (Translated by Juliet Winters Carpenter)

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The House of Broken Angels by Luís Alberto Urrea

The Kindness of Enemies by Leila Aboulela

The Municipalists by Seth Fried

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri

Nonfiction

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass by Jes Baker

Let’s Talk About Death Over Dinner by Michael Hebb

Queerstories edited by Maeve Marsden

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo

Sorted by Jackson Bird

Stalking God by Anjali Kumar

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

Talk on the Wild Side: Why Language Can’t Be Tamed by Lane Greene

Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca by John Whorter

Trans Like Me by CN Lester

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Witches, Sluts, Feminists: Conjuring the Sex Positive by Kristen J. Sollée

Poetry

The Next Loves by Stéphane Bouquet (translated by Lindsay Turner)

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison by Camille T. Dungy

Short Stories

How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

Fiction & Nonfiction That Centers Black & Brown Folx

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

How to Be an Antiracist by Ibram X. Kendi

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

So you want to talk about race by Ijeoma Oluo

Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi

Talking Back, Talking Black: Truths About America’s Lingua Franca by John Whorter

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks about Race edited by Jesmyn Ward

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison by Camille T. Dungy

Fantasy

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Circe by Madeline Miller

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

LGBTQIA+

My Ex-Life by Stephen McCauley

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Queerstories edited by Maeve Marsden

Sorted by Jackson Bird

The Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

Trans Like Me by CN Lester

When Katie Met Cassidy by Camille Perri

Memoir/Biography

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood by Trevor Noah

Landwhale: On Turning Insults Into Nicknames, Why Body Image is Hard, and How Diets Can Kiss My Ass by Jes Baker

Sorted by Jackson Bird

Stalking God by Anjali Kumar

Trans Like Me by CN Lester

Well, That Escalated Quickly: Memoirs and Mistakes of an Accidental Activist by Franchesca Ramsey

Myth

Circe by Madeline Miller

Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

The Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

Science Fiction

An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green

Doctor Who: Combat Magicks (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #69) by Steve Cole

Doctor Who: The Good Doctor (Doctor Who: New Series Adventures #67) by Juno Dawson

How Long ’til Black Future Month? by N.K. Jemisin

This Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone

Young Adult

A Blade So Black by L.L. McKinney

Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Children of Virtue and Vengeance by Tomi Adeyemi

Noteworthy by Riley Redgate

Pride by Ibi Zoboi

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

This is Kind of an Epic Love Story by Kacen Callender

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