BOOK REVIEWS

BOOK REVIEWS

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Book Reviews by Title: 2018

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin 
The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel 
The Sky Is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith
Woman No. 17 by Edan Lepucki 

Follow along with Apple iTune’s 2018 Hello Yellow Room Reviews playlist 

Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge presented by Libby, 2018:

A book published posthumously: The Vanishing Princess by Jenny Diski
A book of true crime: I’ll Be Gone In The Dark by Michelle McNamara
A classic of genre fiction (i.e. mystery, sci fi/fantasy, romance): Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? By Philip K. Dick.
A comic written and illustrated by the same person: Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
A book set in or about one of the five BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China, or South Africa):
A book about nature:
A western:
A comic written or illustrated by a person of color: Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
A book of colonial or postcolonial literature:
A romance novel by or about a person of color:
A children’s classic published before 1980:
A celebrity memoir:
An Oprah Book Club selection:
A book of social science:
A one-sitting book: Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
The first book in a new-to-you YA or middle grade series:
A sci fi novel with a female protagonist by a female author: The Sky Is Yours by Chandler Klang Smith
A comic that isn’t published by Marvel, DC, or Image: Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
A book of genre fiction in translation: Norwegian Wood by Haruki Murakami
A book with a cover you hate:
A mystery by a person of color or LGBTQ+ author:
An essay anthology:
A book with a female protagonist over the age of 60:
An assigned book you never finished: Animal Farm by George Orwell

Book Reviews by Title: 2017

Click Here for Apple iTunes 2017 Hello Yellow Room Playlist

Borne by Jeff Vandermeer 
Bonfire by Krysten Ritter
Final Girls by Riley Sager
Fractured by Catherine McKenzie
The Ghost Notebooks by Ben Dolnick 
The Gloaming by Melanie Finn 
The Girls by Emma Cline
The Grip Of It by Jac Jemc
History of Wolves by Emily Fridlund
Hot Milk by Deborah Levy
How To Behave In A Crowd by Camille Bordas
Into the Water by Paula Hawkins 
Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders 
Long Black Veil by Jennifer Finney Boylan
Marlena by Julie Buntin
Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami 
Otherworld by Jason Segel/Kirsten Miller 
Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett 
Swimming Lessons by Claire Fuller 
What Happened by Hilary Clinton (TBD)

Book Reviews by Title: Guest Writers

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood (Reviewed by Savvy Bee of Savvy & Life After College)
Th1rteen R3asons Why by Jay Asher (Reviewed by Jeselyn Sara Pan from MillennaLibrarian)
We All Looked Up by Tommy Wallach  (Reviewed by Jeselyn Sara Pan from MillennaLibrarian)