A quick list of book reviews by SPasciuti. Ordered alphabetically by author’s last name.


Tom Adams
All Aboard the Voyage of Discovery

Luvvie Ajayi
I’m Judging You (The Do Better Manual)

Emily Albright
Perfect Harmony

Émilie Alibert

Hans Christian Andersen
Little Ida’s Flowers
The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid x2
The Saucy Boy
The Steadfast Tin Soldier
The Traveling Companion

Ted Anderson
Moth & Whisper

Mariah Ankenman
The Best Friend Problem

Jill Apperson Manly
Ahmed’s Journey

Hiromu Arakawa
Fullmetal Alchemist; Fullmetal Edition Volume 1

Sarah Asper-Smith
You Are Home With Me

Jillian Aversa
Your Light: A Musical Storybook

Justine Avery
The One Apart

Vita Ayala


Mette Bach

Pam Bachorz

Floor Bal
It Started with a Big Bang

Mike Barfield
The Element in the Room
The Mischief-Maker’s Handbook

Daniel Barnes
The Black Mage

Mac Barnett


Hannah Batsel
A is for Another Rabbit

Giles Baum
The Red Suitcase

Sarah Baxter
Literary Places

Kalynn Bayron
Cinderella is Dead

Karl Beckstrand
It Came From Under the High Chair

Samed Behrangi
The Little Black Fish

Rachel Beider
Press Here! Massage for Beginners

Catherine Belknap
Cat and Nat’s Mom Truths

Karen Benke
Rip All the Pages!

Jay Bennett
My Brother’s Keeper

Sara Bennett Wealer
Now & When

Julie Berry
Don’t Let the Beasties Escape This Book

Shane Birley
The Vlogger’s Handbook

Maria Birmingham
Acting Wild

Archie Bongiovanni
Grease Bats

Catel and Claire Bouilhac
The Princess of Clèves

Hubert Boulard

Simon Boulerice
My Bright Friend

L. A. Bowen
One Too Many Lies

Liz Braswell
A Whole New World
Part of Your World

Michael Bright
When We Became Humans

Steven Brown
The Wendy

Peter Bunzl

Julie Buxbaum
Tell Me Three Things


Meg Cabot
The Princess Diaries

Sean Callahan
Voting With a Porpoise

Jen Calonita

Breath of Flowers

The Music Box

Christine Carlson Asselin
Falling for Wonder Boy

Gail Carson Levine
Ogre Enchanted

Kiera Cass
The Epilogue

Center for Book Arts

Ingrid Chabbert

Erica Chapman
Teach Me to Forget

Joelle Charbonneau
Graduation Day

Paolo Chikiamco
A Sparrow’s Roar

Nyasha M. Chikowore
Giraffe Asks for Help

Kate Chopin
The Story of an Hour

Christina Rose Chua
A Sparrow’s Roar

Cassandra Clare
City of Bones
A Long Conversation
Lord of Shadows

Wook-Jin Clark
Gudatema: Love for the Lazy

Anna Claybourne
The Mermaid Atlas

Dhonielle Clayton
The Belles
The Everlasting Rose

Lena Coakley
Wicked Nix

Christina Collins
After Zero

Katie Cook
Nothing Special (S1)
Nothing Special (S2)

Éric Corbeyran

Healther Corinna
Wait, What?

Katherine Coville
Briar and Rose and Jack

Julia Crane
Freak of Nature

Alexandra Cristo
To Kill a Kingdom


Kaitlyn Davis
Gathering Frost

Michael Dahl
Periods Say Stop.

Delilah S. Dawson

Jean-Luc Deglin

Stephanie Demasse-Pottier
My Island

Evangeline Denmark
The Ice Child (A Winter Fairy Tale)

Madame De La Fayette

Ellen DeLange
A Warm Friendship

Suzanne del Rizzo
Golden Threads

Lucille de Pesloüan
What Makes Girls Sick and Tired

India Desjardins
A Story About Cancer (with a Happy Ending)

Sarah Dessen
What Happened to Goodbye

Alexander de Wit
Trini’s Big Leap

Junot Diaz
This is How You Lose Her

R. D. Dikstra
Tigeropolis: Caught in the Trap

Carrie Ann DiRisio
Brooding YA Hero: Becoming a Main Character (Almost) as Awesome as Me

Heather Dixon Wallwork
The Enchanted Sonata

Jessica Duchen

Children of the Resistance

Emily A. Duncan
Wicked Saints


Bob Eckstein
The Ultimate Cartoon Book of Book Cartoons

Jenny Elder Moke

Abi Elphinstone
Casper Tock and the Everdark Wings

Abbie Emmons
100 Days of Sunlight

Daniel Errico
The Bravest Knight Who Ever Lived

Suzie Esterhas
Panda Opposites

Chana Ginelle Ewing
An ABC of Equality


Cary Fagan
King Mouse

What Are You Doing, Benny?

Huda Fahmy
Yes, I’m Hot in This: The Hilarious Truth about Life in a Hijab

The Fan Brothers
The Barnabus Project

Jim Fanning
The Disney Book

John Farndon
Bird’s Eye View

B. C. R. Fegan
Don’t Drink the Pink

Chris Ferrie
There Was a Black Hole that Swallowed the Universe

Karen Finley
Grabbing Pussy

Ben Fisher
The Underfoot

Amanda Foody
Ace of Shades
King of Fools

Katrina S. Forest
My Best Friend Runs Venus

Kim Foster
Game of Secrets

Evelyne Fournier
Mama Bird Lost an Egg

Foxfire Fund Inc
Foxfire Story: Oral Tradition in Southern Appalachia

Donna Freitas

Kit Frick
All Eyes On Us

Stephen Fry


Anita Ganeri
Fairy Tales for Fearless Girls

Stephanie Garber

Julia Garstecki
Science in a Jar

Margo Gates
Maya Likes the Beach

Mauro Gatti
A is for Apricat

Andres Genolet
Sweet Valley High: Academic All-Star

Andrew Gibbs
Baby Bird

Thomas Gilbert
The Daughters of Salem

Tara Gilboy

Kiron Gillen
Once & Future

Russell Glass
Voting With a Porpoise

Julia Golding
The Curious Crime

Sophie Gonzales
Only Mostly Devastated

Dannah K. Gresh
Lies Girls Believe

Deborah Guarino
If the Shoe Fits

Gaia Blues

Jessica Gunderson
Beauty and the Beast


Jared Haibon
Lucy and Clark

Sydney Hanson
I Love You Like No Otter

J. P. Harker

Norm Harper

Emily Hawkins
All Aboard the Voyage of Discovery

Mat Heagerty
Unplugged and Unpopular

Carl Hiaasen

Alex Hiam
Silent Lee and the Adventure of the Side Door Key

Lexa Hillyer
Frozen Beauty

Gareth Hinds
The Iliad

Rob Hodgson
The Cave
The Woods

Elise Holland
The Thorn Queen

Sarah Holland

Anthony Horowitz
The White Carnation
Raven’s Gate

A. G. Howard
Roseblood ***Romanticizes Abuse***


Ashley Iaconetti
Lucy and Clark

Jordan Ifueko

Paula Ikuutaq Rumbolt
The Origin of Day and Night


E. L. James
Fifty Shades of Grey ***Romanticizes Abuse***

Martin Jenkins
The Animal Awards

Tiffany Jewell
This Book is Anti-Racist

S. Jae-Jones

Maureen Johnson
13 Little Blue Envelopes

KT Johnston
Railway Jack

Louie Joyce


Julie Kagawa
The Shadow of the Fox

Lisbeth Kaiser
Rosa Parks (Little People, Big Dreams)

Sleeping Beauty

Jason Adam Katzenstein
Everything is an Emergency

Debra Kauffman Yaun
Drawing Animals in Colored Pencil

Misti Kenison
The Vanishing Baseball Cap

Beth Kephart
Trini’s Big Leap

Mia Kerick
Love Spell
The Princess of Baker Street

Samuel Kidstar
Samuel: My Life Story

Heather Kindt
The Weaver

Scott King
Wrath of Dragons

Jim Knipfel
These Children Who Come at You With Knives

Torben Kuhlmann
Edison: The Mystery of the Missing Mouse Treasure

Sarah Kuhn
Shadow of the Batgirl

Susan Kuklin
We Are Here to Stay

Edanur Kuntman
Tales from Behind the Window

Ray Kurzweil
Danielle: Chronicles of a Superheroine


Sophie Labelle
My Dad Thinks I’m A Boy?!

Bruce Lansky
100,000 Baby Names

Denis Lapière

Christina Lauren

Ervin Lázár
Arnica the Duck Princess

Dion Leonard
Finding Gobi (Young Reader’s Edition)

Marc Levy
P. S. From Paris
If Only it Were True

Tricia Levenseller
Daughter of the Pirate King

Sean Lewis

Wendy Lian Martin
Castle Swimmer

Kim Liggett
The Grace Year

Elizabeth Lim
Spin the Dawn

Jonathan Litton
STEAM Stories: The Picnic Problem

Tanya Lloyd Kyi
Under Pressure

Lost the Plot

Emma Lord
Tweet Cute

M. F. Lorson
Stage Kiss

Amanda Lovelace
The Princess Saves Herself in This One

Gina Loveless
Diary of a 5th Grade Outlaw

Frank Lowe
Some People Do

Zoa Lumsden
The Great Grizzly Race

Cameron Lund
The Best Laid Plans

Wilfrid Lupano
The Wolf in Underpants


Sarah J. Maas
A Court of Thorns and Roses

Catwoman: Soulstealer

Katelyn Mabry
Hi, It’s Me! I have ADHD

George MacDonald
The Light Princess

Louise MacGregor
Rape Jokes

Tahreh Mafi
Shatter Me Series ***Romanticizes Abuse***

Halim Mahmouidi
Little Mama

Christina Mandelski
Stuck With You

Melanie Mannarino
The Best Gender-Neutral Baby Name Book

Wilkie J. Martin
All in the Same Boat

Maureen Marzi Wilson
The Little Book of Big Feelings

Tash McAdam
I Am the Storm

Michael McCreary
Funny, You Don’t Look Autistic

Kara McDowell
Just for Clicks

Kate McLaughlin
What Unbreakable Looks Like

John McNamee
Book Learnin’

Janet McNulty
Solaris Seethes

Greg McVicer
At Least He Wasn’t Hitting You

Roger Mello
Charcoal Boys

Pato Mena
Wonder Mole’s Scent Costume Party

Sandhya Menon
Of Curses and Kisses
There’s Something About Sweetie

Danielle Metcalfe-Chenail
Alis the Aviator

Marissa Meyer
Cinder x2
Carswell’s Guide to Being Lucky
The Little Android

Wires and Nerve: Gone Rogue

B. R. Myers
Rogue Princess

Lauren Miller
All Things New

Sushree Mishra
The Night Monster

J. N. Monk

Heather L. Montgomery
Little Monsters of the Ocean

Scott Mooney

Rochelle Morgan
The Trouble With Flying

Jean-David Morvan
Irena: Wartime Ghetto
Irena: Children of the Ghetto

Caroline Moss
J. K. Rowling

Aya and Papaya Learn to Imagine

Morgan J. Muir
Paw Prints

Lyra Mullady
Red, Yellow, Blue

Robert Munsch
The Paper Bag Princess

Monica Murphy
More Than Friends ***Romanticizes Abuse***

Diana Murray
Unicorn Day


Sue Nicholson
The Big Book of Twisted Fairy Tales

B. J. Novak
The Book With No Pictures


Kelly Oram
Cinder and Ella

Frances O’Roark Dowell
The Class

Anne Osterlund
Academy 7

Myriam Ouyessad
The Wolf Will Not Come


Danielle Paige
Before the Snow
Mera Tidebreaker

Emily Paster
Epic Air Fryer Cookbook

Katherine Paterson
Bridge to Terabithia

Alan J. Paul
Confuchsia: An Early Bird’s Tale

Pamela Paul
How to Raise a Reader

Bryony Pearce
Windrunner’s Daughter

Adriana Pernetz
Once in a Forest

Camille Perri
When Katie Met Cassidy

Katie Peters
We Like the Summer

Valerie Picard
The Invisible Garden

Monique Polak
I Am a Feminist

Ashley Poston
The Princess and the Fangirl
Bookish and the Beast
Among the Beasts and Briars

Amanda Prowse
The Idea of You

Laura Purdie Salas
Snack, Snooze, Skedaddle

Chrissy Pushkin
Kawaii Origami


K. J. Quint
Foreverafter: An Odd Adventure


Chez Rafter
Otto the Otter’s Muddy Puddle

Yapper the Unhappy Snapper

Emma Rattray
The Rug Bear

C. J. Redwine
The Blood Spell

Katy Rex
Sweet Valley High: Academic All-Star

Morgan Rhodes
Crystal Storm

Jason R. Richter
L.I.F.E. in the 23rd Century

Scot Ritchie
Join the No-Plastic Challenge

Kiley Roache
The Dating Game

Jillian Roberts
Under Our Clothes

David Robertson
Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time

Elaine Robertson North
I Can’t Tell You Why

Phoebe Robinson
Everything’s Trash, But it’s Okay

Chauncey Rogers

K.L. Romo
Life Before

Victor Rose
End of the Last Great Kingdom

Reagan Rothe
I Like to Eat Children

Jennifer Rothschild
Me, Myself, and Lies for Young Women

Isabella Rotman
A Quick & Easy Guide to Consent

J. K. Rowling
Harry Potter: The Prequel

Sylvian Runberg
La Isabela; Jakob Kayne

Katherine Rundell
The Good Thieves

Anna Russell
What If?

Maria Russo
How to Raise a Reader

Meredith Russo


Isabel Sanchez Vegara
Stephen Hawking (Little People, Big Dreams)

Amélie Sarn

Samuel Sattin

Chris Saunders

Mary Savig
Artful Cats

Kristine Scarrow
The Gamer’s Guide to Getting the Girl

Terry Schott
The Game

Ella Schwartz
Can You Crack the Code?

Brenda Scott Royce
Chance’s Choice

Nick Seluk
The Awkward Yetti Presents Heart and Brain: Body Language
How I Broke Up with My Colon

William Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet

Alyssa Sheinmel
A Danger to Herself and Others

James Shepherd
Classical Mythology

Knights Club: The Bands of Bravery

Sophie Siers
Dear Mr. President

Frank J. Sileo
Snitchy Witch

Adam Silvera
They Both Die at the End

Dana Simpson
Ozy and Millie

Marilyn Singer
Who Are You Calling Weird?

Erin Michelle Sky
The Wendy

Ariel Slamet Ries

Steve Smallman
The Not-So-Brave Penguin
Kind Mr. Bear

Amber Smith
Something Like Gravity

Bryan Smith
Diversity is Key

Jackie Smith

C. K. Smouha
Iced Out

Rachel Smythe
Lore Olympus

Jane Solomon
The Dictionary of Difficult Words

Rachel Lynn Solomon
Our Year of Maybe

Son of Alan
Stop Looking at Your Phone

Seng Soun Ratanavanh
My Island

Meagan Spooner

Janet Squires
Gracie Jane

Heidi E. Y. Stemple
Eek, You Reek!

Emma Steinkellner
The Okay Witch

Robin Stevenson
My Body, My Choice

Erin Stewart
Scars Like Wings

Allie Beth Stuckey
You’re Not Enough (and that’s okay)

J. M. Sullivan
Second Star

Courtney Summers
Cracked Up To Be

Janet Sumner Johnson
Help Wanted: Must Love Books

Kyra Sundance
Kyra’s Canine Conditioning

Elizabeth Suneby
No Room for a Pup

Pamela Sutter
May the Farce be With You


Naoko Takeuchi
Sailor Moon Volume 1
Sailor Moon Volume 2

Olivier Tallec
How Rude

Nicholas Tana
Monsters are Afraid of Babies

Miquel Tanco
Count on Me

Sarvenaz Tash
Virtually Yours

Nikki Tate
Choosing to Live, Choosing to Die

Nandi Taylor

Nicole L. Taylor
Piercing the Veil

Natalie Telfer
Cat and Nat’s Mom Truths

Muon Thi Van
One is a Lot (Except When it’s Not)

Iain S. Thomas
I Wrote This for You (republished)

Betty Thomas Patterson
What’s College About Anyway?

Karen Treisman
Cleo the Crocodile

Severine Trefouel
Irena: Wartime Ghetto
Irena: Children of the Ghetto

Debbie Tung
Book Love [Debbie Tung]
Happily Ever After & Everything in Between

Jill Twiss
A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo


Caroline Upcher
The Boathouse


Yoleen Valai
The Rebirth of Francesca

Richard Van Camp
Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time

Various Authors
Nordic Tales
This Place; 150 Years Retold

Katie Vaz
The Escape Manual for Introverts

Beth Vrabel
Caleb and Kit


Suzanne Walker

Adam Wallace
How to Catch a Dragon

T.M. Wallace
Under a Fairy Moon

Jen Wang
The Prince and the Dressmaker

Patricia Weaver
Stuff You Need to Know; A Guide for Young Adults with Autism

Mary Weber
To Best the Boys

Christy Webster
Cinderella Rex
Sleeping Bronty

Clare Hellen Welsh
How Rude

Kasie West
By Your Side

Scott Westerfeld
The Manual of Aeronautics

Thomas Wheeler

Kiersten White
The Guinevere Deception

Emily S. Whitten
The Underfoot

Emily Williams
Rafferty Lincoln Loves

Erin Williams

Janet Wilson
Our Future

Rob White
And Then I Met Margaret

Nicola Winstanley
How to Give Your Cat a Bath in Five Easy Steps
Mel and Mo’s Marvelous Balancing Act

Brian Wray
Max’s Box



Rick Yancey
The 5th Wave
The Infinite Sea

Firat Yasa
Striped Pajamas

Shing Yin Khor
The American Dream?

Jane Yolen
Eek, You Reek!
How to Fracture a Fairy Tale

Leslie C. Youngblood
Love Like Sky

Timothy Young

Eliezer Yudkowsky
Harry Potter and the Methods of Rationality


Ben Zaehringer
Sorry I Ruined Your Childhood

Diana Zourelias
My Merry Christmas Journal

Danny Zuker
He Started It!: My Twitter War with Trump