Books

Here are all of the books I have read in recent years sorted by genre.

Ancient Classics

Hippolytus – Euripedes ★★

Children’s

Little Leaders: Bold Women in Black History – Vashti Harrison ★★★★★
I Go Quiet – David Ouimet ★★★★★
On The Origin of Species – Sabina Radeva ★★★★★
Quinn’s Promise Rock: No Matter Where, God Is Always There – Christie Thomas ★★★

Contemporary

Stay with Me – Ayobami Adebayo ★★★★
Het leven is vurrukkulluk – Remco Campert ★★
Nooit meer slapen – Willem Frederik Hermans ★★★★
The Incendiaries – R.O. Kwon ★★★
Hot Milk – Deborah Levy ★★★
Ghost Wall – Sarah Moss ★★★
De aanslag – Harry Mulisch ★★★★
Birthday Girl – Haruki Murakami ★★★
Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage – Haruki Murakami ★★★
Convenience Store Woman – Sayaka Murata ★★★★
Turbulence – David Szalay ★★★★★
De dood van Murat Idrissi – Tommy Wieringa ★★★
Red at the Bone – Jacqueline Woodson ★★★★★

Fantasy

Elevation – Stephen King ★★★
Middlegame – Seanan McGuire ★★★★★
Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1) – Seanan McGuire ★★★★★
Down Among the Sticks and Bones (Wayward Children, #2) – Seanan McGuire ★★★★★

Graphic Novel

Contemporary
Giant Days #1 – John Allison ★
Anya’s Ghost – Vera Brosgol ★★★★
In Real Life – Cory Doctorow ★★★★★
Skim – Mariko Tamaki ★★

Fiction
She Could Fly Vol #1 – Christopher Cantwell ★★★★
Bingo Love – Tee Franklin ★★
Book Love – Debbie Tung ★★★★
The Invisible War: A Tale on Two Scales – Ailsa Wild ★★★

Fantasy
Magic to Brew (Moonstruck Vol #1) – Grace Ellis ★★★
Some Enchanted Evening (Moonstruck Vol #2) – Grace Ellis ★★★
Grim Beginnings (Kim Reaper Vol # 1) – Sarah Graley ★★★★
Avatar: Imbalance, Part Two (Imbalance, #2) – Faith Erin Hicks ★★★★
The Tea Dragon Society – Katie O’Neill ★★★
Beware the Kitten Holy (Lumberjanes  Vol #1) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★★
Friendship to the Max (Lumberjanes  Vol #2) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★
A Terrible Plan (Lumberjanes  Vol #3) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★
Out of Time (Lumberjanes  Vol #4) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★★
Band Together (Lumberjanes  Vol #5) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★★
Sink or Swim (Lumberjanes  Vol #6) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★★
A Bird’s-Eye View (Lumberjanes  Vol #7) – Noelle Stevenson ★★★★
The Umbrella Academy, Vol. 1: The Apocalypse Suite – Gerard Way ★★★

Historical Fiction
Red River Resistance (A Girl Called Echo #2) – Katherena Vermette ★★★

Horror
The Crucible (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, Vol #1) – Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ★★★
Escape from Riverdale (Afterlife with Archie Vol #1) – Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa ★★★★★
Reap What Was Sown (Farmhand Vol #1) – Rob Guillory ★★★
Welcome to Lovecraft (Lock and Key Vol #1) – Joe Hill ★★★★
Stranger Things: The Other Side – Jody Houser ★★
Kouishou Radio 1 (PTSD Radio Vol #1) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★★
Kouishou Radio 2 (PTSD Radio Vol #2) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★★
Kouishou Radio 3 (PTSD Radio Vol #3) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★★
Kouishou Radio 4 (PTSD Radio Vol #4) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★★
Kouishou Radio 5 (PTSD Radio Vol #5) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★★
Kouishou Radio 6 (PTSD Radio Vol #6) – Nakayama Masaaki ★★★
Gyo – Junji Ito ★★★
Smashed – Junji Ito ★★★★★
Tomie – Junji Ito ★★★★
Uzumaki – Junji Ito ★★★★
Hopscotch Melange (Ice Cream Man Vol #3) – Maxwell W. Prince ★★★★
Jughead (The Hunger Vol #1) – Frank Tieri ★★★

Non-ficion
Strange Fruit Volume II – Joel Christian Gill ★★★★
A Quick & Easy Guide to Queer & Trans Identities – Mady G., J.R. Zuckerberg ★★★
My Lesbian Experience with Loneliness – Kabi Nagata ★★★★

Superheroes
Riri Williams (Invincible Iron Man: Ironheart #1) – Brian Michael Bendis ★★★
Deadpool Kills the Marvel Universe Again – Cullen Bunn ★★★
Welcome to Gotham Academy (Gotham Academy Vol #1) – Becky Cloonan ★★★
Teen Titans: Raven – Kami Garcia ★★★★
Kicked in the Teeth (Suicide Squad Vol #1) – Adam Glass & Frederico Dallocchio ★★★★
Spider-Geddon (Spider-Gwen: Ghost-Spider Vol #1) – Seanan McGuire ★★★★
Mera: Tidebreaker – Danielle Paige ★★★
No Justice (Justice League Vol #1) – Scott Snyder, Joshua Williamson ★★

Science-Fiction
LaGuardia (LaGuardia #1) – Nnedi Okorafor ★★

Thriller/Murder Mystery
De geheime tegenstander – Emilio Van der Zuiden & Agatha Christie ★
Dead Weight: Murder at Camp Bloom – Terry Blas & Molly Muldoon ★★★★

Historical Fiction

Naamah – Sarah Blake ★★★
City of Girls – Elizabeth Gilbert ★★★★★
When My Name Was Keoko – Linda Sue Park ★★★★★
The Nickel Boys – Colson Whitehead ★★★★★

Horror

The Haunting of Tram Car 015 – P. Djèlí Clark ★★★★
The Grip of It – Jac Jemc ★★
Up From The Deep (Fantomah, #1) – Ray Fawkes & Soo Lee ★★
The Monster of Elendhaven – Jennifer Giesbrecht ★★★
A Cosmology of Monsters – Shaun Hamill ★★★★★
11.22.63 – Stephen King ★★★★★
Everything’s Eventual: 14 Dark Tales – Stephen King ★★★★
Gwendy’s Button Box – Stephen King ★★★★
Graveyard Shift – Stephen King ★★★★
Jerusalem’s Lot – Stephen King ★★★★
Night Shift – Stephen King ★★★★
The Outsider – Stephen King ★★★★
‘Salem’s Lot – Stephen King ★★★★
Uncle Otto’s Truck – Stephen King ★★★
Your Favorite Band Cannot Save You – Scotto Moore ★★★
The Murders of Molly Southbourne (Molly Southbourne #1) – Tade Thompson ★★★★
The Survival of Molly Southbourne (Molly Southbourne #2) – Tade Thompson ★★★★

Middle Grade

Contemporary
A Monster Calls – Patrick Ness ★★★★★

Fantasy
Winging It (Angels Unlimited #1) – Annie Dalton ★★★★★
The Storm Keeper’s Island (Storm Keeper, #1) – Catherine Doyle ★★★★★
The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Emily Windsnap #1) – Liz Kessler ★★★★★
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) – Rick Riordan ★★★★
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #2) – Rick Riordan ★★★
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone – J.K. Rowling ★★★★★
The Prequel (Harry Potter #0.5) – J.K. Rowling ★★★★
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them – Newt Scamander ★★
Malamander (Malamander #1) – Thomas Taylor ★★

History
The Frightful First World War – Terry Deary ★★★★

Horror
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark #1 –  Alvin Schwartz ★★★★
Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark #2  – Alvin Schwartz ★★★

Mystery
A Place Called Perfect (Perfect #1) – Helena Duggan ★★★★

Non Fiction

Memoir
“I Will Not Be Erased” – Gal-Dem ★★★★★
We Are Displaced – Malala Yousafzai ★★★★★

Philosophy

Aphorisms on Love and Hate –  Friedrich Nietzsche ★★★

Poetry

Milk and Honey – Rupi Kaur ★★★★

Romance

Queen of Babble (Queen of Babble #1) – Meg Cabot ★★★

Science-Fiction

Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) – Jeff VanderMeer ★★★★

Thrillers/Murder Mystery

My Sister, the Serial Killer – Oyinkan Braithwaite ★★★★
Das Versprechen – Friedrich Dürrenmatt ★★
The Colorado Kid – Stephen King ★★★
Mr. Mercedes (Bill Hodges Trilogy #1) – Stephen King ★★★★
End of Watch (Bill Hodges Trilogy #3) – Stephen King ★★★★
Märchenmord – Krystyna Kuhn ★
The Strings of Murder (Frey & McGray #1) – Oscar de Muriel ★★★★

Young Adult

Contemporary
Internment – Samira Ahmed ★★★★★
Looking for Alaska – John Green ★★★★
Will Grayson, Will Grayson – John Green & David Levithan ★★★
The Past and Other Things That Should Stay Buried – Shaun David Hutchinson ★★★
Five Feet Apart – Rachael Lippincott ★★★
When the Ground Is Hard – Malla Nunn ★★★★

Dystopian
The Hunger Games (The Hunger Games #1) – Suzanne Collins ★★★★★
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) – Suzanne Collins ★★★★

Fantasy
Kingdom of Souls – Rena Barron ★★★★★
The Cruel Prince (The Folk of the Air #1) – Holly Black ★★★★★
Love You to Death (The Mediator #1) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
High Stakes (The Mediator #2) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
Mean Spirits (The Mediator #3) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
Young Blood (The Mediator #4) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
Grave Doubts (The Mediator #5) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
Heaven Sent (The Mediator #6) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
Proposal (The Mediator #6.5) – Meg Cabot ★★★
Remembrance (The Mediator #7) – Meg Cabot ★★★★
The Gilded Wolves (The Gilded Wolves, #1) – Roshani Chokshi ★★★★
A Winter’s Promise (The Mirror Visitor #1) – Christelle Dabos ★★★★★
The Missing of Clairedelune (The Mirror Visitor #2) – Christelle Dabos ★★★★★
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children #1 – Ransom Riggs ★★★★
Tales of the Peculiar – Ransom Riggs ★★★★★
The Lightning Thief (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) – Rick Riordan ★★★★
The Sea of Monsters (Percy Jackson and the Olympians, #1) – Rick Riordan ★★★

Historical Fiction
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas – John Boyne ★★★★
Dread Nation (Dread Nation Vol #1) – Justina Ireland ★★★

Science Fiction
Stronger, Faster, and More Beautiful – Arwen Elys Dayton ★★★★★
Valiant – Merrie Destefano ★
The New World (Chaos Walking #0.5) – Patrick Ness ★★★★★
Mortal Engines (Mortal Engines #1) – Philip Reeve ★★★★

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After – Anna Todd ★

Western Classics

Children’s books
Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland – Carroll, Lewis ★★★★★

Fiction
The Metamorphosis – Franz Kafka ★★
The Importance of Being Earnest – Oscar Wilde ★★
The Saga of Gunnlaug Serpent-tongue – Anonymous ★

Penguin Little Black Classics
#1 Mrs Rosie and the Priest – Giovanni Boccaccio ★★★

Poetry
As Kingfishers Catch Fire – Gerard Manley Hopkins ★

Politics
Common Sense – Thomas Paine ★★★