Review Index


Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, The by Sherman Alexie

American Born Chinese by Gene Luan Yang

Appointment, The by Herta Müller 

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

Art of Being Normal, The by Lisa Williamson


Barracuda by Christos Tsiolkas

Beach, The by Alex Garland

Bees, The by Laline Paull

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak out edited by Susan Kuklin

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Bone Sparrow, The by Zana Fraillon

Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote

Bridget Jones’s Diary (Bridget Jones #1) by Helen Fielding

Brisbane by Matthew Condon


Call, The (The Call #1) by Peadar Ó Guilín

Camera My Mother Gave Me, The by Susanna Kaysen

Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman

Chocolate War, The by Robert Cormier

Clockwork Orange, A by Anthony Burgess

Coming of Age: Growing Up Muslim in Australia edited by Amra Pajalic & Demra Divaroren


Diving Bell and the Butterfly, The by Jean-Dominque Bauby

Don’t Try This At Home by Angela Readman


Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

El Deafo by Cece Bell

Eleven Hours by Pamela Erens

Elizabeth and Zenobia by Jessica Miller

Everything Leads to You by Nina LaCour

Eyes Too Dry: A Graphic Memoir About Heavy Feelings by Alice Chipkin & Jessica Tavassoli


Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

Festival of Insignificance, The by Milan Kundera

Fictional Woman, The by Tara Moss

For Today I Am A Boy by Kim Fu

Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison Bechdel


Gaysia: Adventures in the Queer East by Benjamin Law

Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation edited by Kate Bornstein & S. Bear Bergman

George by Alex Gino

Ghosts by Rain Telgemeier

Girl, Interrupted by Susanna Kaysen

Girls, The by Emma Cline

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Grownup, The by Gillian Flynn


Hazel Wood, The by Melissa Albert

Heart Goes Last, The by Margaret Atwood

Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt

Hidden by Mirranda Burton

History is All You Left Me by Adam Silvera

Hold Still by Nina LaCour

How to be Both by Ali Smith


Ida by Alison Evans

If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo

Into the Water by Paula Hawkins

It Ends with Us by Colleen Hoover


Kabuki series by David W. Mack


Last Magician, The by Janette Turner Hospital

Leviathan (Leviathan #1) by Scott Westerfeld

Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov 


Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me by Ellen Forney

Marriage Plot, The by Jeffrey Eugenides

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children (Peculiar Children #1) by Ransom Riggs

More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

My Hundred Lovers by Susan Johnson


Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow (Nevermoor #1) by Jessica Townsend

Not If I See You First by Eric Lindstrom


On Beauty by Zadie Smith

Outsiders, The by S.E. Hinton


Paperboy by Vince Vawter

Pause, The by John Larkin

Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi

Plain Janes, The by Cecil Castellucci & Jim Rugg


Ready Player One by Ernest Cline

Road, The by Cormac McCarthy


Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Sea (The Huntress #1) by Sarah Driver

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (Creekwood #1) by Becky Albertalli

Single Stone, A by Meg McKinlay

Slade House by David Mitchell

Shadowbahn by Steve Erickson

Smiling Mind: Mindfulness for Everyone, Everyday by Jane Martino and James Tutton

Speaking Out: A 21st-Century Handbook for Women and Girls by Tara Moss

Springtime: A Ghost Story by Michelle de Kretser

Sofia Khan is Not Obliged (Sofia Khan #1) by Ayisha Malik

Solar by Ian McEwan

Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin


Take Three Girls by Cath Crowley, Fiona Wood & Simmone Howell

This Census-Taker by China Miéville

This is Shyness (This is Shyness #1)  by Leanne Hall

Time to Dance, A by Padma Venkatraman


Vernon God Little by DBC Pierre 

Virgins, The by Pamela Erens


Walking Towards Ourselves: Indian Women Tell Their Stories edited by Catriona Mitchell

Wasp Factory, The by Iain Banks

We Are Okay by Nina LaCour

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson

We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

When Dimple Met Rishi by Sandhya Menon

When Marnie Was There by Joan G. Robinson

White Space (Dark Passages #1) by Ilsa J. Bick

Withering-By-Sea (A Stella Montgomery Intrigue #1) by Judith Rossell

Wormwood Mire (A Stella Montgomery Intrigue #2) by Judith Rossell