List of Reviews by Title – 2018

This is a listing of all my 2018 reviews roughly grouped by type (fiction or non-fiction and picture or chapter book) and then alphabetically.  Board books are listed separately.  Please keep in mind that this is NOT a recommendation list, I review many books that I either do not like, or do not recommend to others.  If you are looking to browse reviews by other characteristics, I have a more comprehensive listing of my commonly used tags broken down by category.

Picture Book Fiction

Circles of Hope by Karen Lynn Williams, illustrated by Linda Saport.

JoJo’s Flying Side Kick by Brian Pinkney.

Chapter Book Fiction

American Panda by Gloria Chao.

Emiko Superstar by Mariko Tamaki, illustrated by Steve Rolston.

Erotic Stories for Punjabi Widows by Balli Kaur Jaswal.

Everything She Lost by Alessandra Harris.

Fried Green Tomatoes at the Whistle Stop Cafe by Fannie Flagg.

Good As Lily by Derek Kirk Kim, illustrated by Jesse Hamm.

A Mango-Shaped Space by Wendy Mass.

Monster: A Graphic Novel by Walter Dean Myers, adapted by Guy A. Sims and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile.

Only One Year by Andrea Cheng, illustrations by Nicole Wong.

JoJo’s Flying Side Kick by Brian Pinkney.

Secret Keeper by Mitali Perkins.

Seedfolks by Paul Fleischman, illustrated by Judy Pedersen.

A Single Shard by Linda Sue Park.

Suee and the Shadow by Ginger Ly, illustrated by Molly Park.

The Stories Julian Tells by Ann Cameron, illustrated by Ann Strugnell.

Tiger Boy by Mitali Perkins, illustrated by Jamie Hogan.

The Year of the Dog by Grace Lin.

You’re Welcome, Universe by Whitney Gardner.

Picture Book Non-Fiction

Chef Roy Choi and the Street Food Remix by Jacqueline Briggs Martin and June Jo Lee, illustrated by Man One.

Celebrate Chinese New Year by Carolyn Otto and Haiwang Yuan.

Chapter Book Non-Fiction

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime that Changed Their Lives by Dashka Slater.

Acts of Faith: The Story of an American Muslim, the Struggle for the Soul of a Generation by Eboo Patel.

Coretta Scott King (History Maker Bios) by Laura Hamilton Waxman, illustrations by Tad Butler.

A Country Called Amreeka: U.S. History Retold Through Arab-American Lives by Alia Malek.

Dalai Lama, My Son: A Mother’s Story by Diki Tsering, edited and introduced by Khedroob Thonup.

Dreamland: The True Tale of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones.

Everyone Here Spoke Sign Language: Hereditary Deafness on Martha’s Vineyard by Nora Ellen Groce, foreward by John W. M. Whiting.

First in the Family: Advice about College from First-Generation Students – Your High School Years by Kathleen Cushman. (Also a free ebook, but I read a paper copy.)

I Can Hear You Whisper: An Intimate Journey through the Science of Sound and Language by Lydia Denworth.

Keeping the Dream Alive: The Cases and Causes of the Southern Poverty Law Center by Booth Gunter.

Kisses from Katie: A Story of Relentless Love and Redemption by Katie Davis with Beth Clark.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: the Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo.

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell.

Same Family, Different Colors: Confronting Colorism in America’s Diverse Families by Lori L. Tharps.

Singin’ and Swingin’ and Gettin’ Merry Like Christmas by Maya Angelou.

A Special Fate: Chiune Sugihara: Hero of the Holocaust by Alison Leslie Gold.

Tears of the Desert: A Memoir of Survival in Darfur by Halima Bashir, with Damien Lewis.

Yes, My Accent is Real: and Some Other Things I Haven’t Told You by Kunal Nayyar.

Diverse Board Books can be found on their page.

After the end of the year I’ll add a list of the board books I reviewed in 2018 here.

Last updated June 15th with Secret Keeper.

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