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By Genre:


45 Pounds (More or Less) – K.A. Barson
An Abundance of Katherines – John Green
All the Bright Places – Jennifer Niven
Also Known As (Also Known As #1) – Robin Benway
Althea & Oliver – Cristina Moracho
Anatomy of a Boyfriend (Anatomy #1) – Daria Snadowsky
Anatomy of a Single Girl (Anatomy #2) – Daria Snadowsky
Anna and the French Kiss – Stephanie Perkins  [re-read review: Anna and the French Kiss]
Ask Again Later – Liz Czukas
Ba(n)d Romance (a short story) – Sarah Billington 
Beauty Queens – Libba Bray
The Beginning of Everything – Robyn Schneider
Behind the Scenes (Daylight Falls #1) – Dahlia Adler
Being Sloane Jacobs – Lauren Morrill
Belzhar – Meg Wolitzer (+ magical realism)
Better Off Friends – Elizabeth Eulberg
Blaze (Or Love in the Time of Super Villains) – Laurie Boyle Crompton
The Book of Broken Hearts – Sarah Ockler
The Break-Up Artist – Philip Siegel
The Chapel Wars – Lindsey Leavitt
Confessions of an Angry Girl (Confessions #1) – Louise Rozett
Confessions of an Almost Girlfriend (Confessions #2) – Louise Rozett
Dirty Little Secret – Jennifer Echols
The Distance Between Us – Kasie West
Eleanor & Park – Rainbow Rowell
The Elementals – Francesa Lia Block
The F-It List – Julie Halpern
Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell
The Fault In Our Stars – John Green
Fault Line – Christa Desir
Going Rogue (Also Known As #2) – Robin Benway
Going Vintage – Lindsey Leavitt
Golden – Jessi Kirby
Heist Society (Heist Society #1) – Ally Carter
I Was Here – Gayle Forman
If I Stay (If I Stay #1) – Gayle Forman [or click here for the re-read review: If I Stay]
The Infinite Moment of Us – Lauren Myracle
Isla and the Happily Ever After – Stephanie Perkins
Jellicoe Road – Melina Marchetta
Just Like Fate – Cat Patrick & Suzanne Young
Just One Day (Just One Day #1) – Gayle Forman [re-read review:Just One Day]
Just One Year (Just One Day #2) – Gayle Forman
Just One Night (Just One Day #2.5) – Gayle Forman
Kiss of Broken Glass – Madeleine Kuderick
The Last Best Kiss – Claire LaZebnik
Last Will and Testament – Dahlia Adler
A Little Something Different – Sandy Hall
Lola and the Boy Next Door – Stephanie Perkins
Loud Awake and Lost – Adele Griffin
Love Letters to the Dead – Ava Dellaira
Meant To Be – Lauren Morrill
My True Love Gave To Me – Various Authors (+ fantasy)
Nantucket Blue (Nantucket #1) – Leila Howland
Nantucket Red (Nantucket #2) – Leila Howland
Nobody But Us – Kristin Halbrook
On the Fence – Kasie West
One Moment – Kristina McBride
Open Road Summer – Emery Lord
Our Song – Jordanna Fraiberg
Past Perfect – Leila Sales
The Princess Diaries (The Princess Diaries #1) – Meg Cabot
The Princesses of Iowa – M. Molly Backes
Pushing the Limits – Katie McGarry
Rapunzel Untangled – Cindy C. Bennett (+ fantasy)
The Sea of Tranquility – Katja Millay
Sean Griswold’s Head – Lindsey Leavitt
Second Star – Alyssa B. Sheinmel (+ fantasy)
The Secret Ingredient – Stewart Lewis
Sisters In Sanity – Gayle Forman
The Sky Is Everywhere – Jandy Nelson
Something Like Normal – Trish Doller
The Start of Me and You – Emery Lord
The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight – Jennifer E Smith
The Stone Girl – Alyssa B. Scheinmel
The Summer I Became A Nerd – Leah Rae Miller
This Song Will Save Your Life – Leila Sales
Top Ten Clues You’re Clueless – Liz Czukas
Torched – Andrea Lynn Colt
The Trouble With Flirting – Claire LaZebnik
The Truth About Alice – Jennifer Mathieu
Uses for Boys – Erica Lorraine Scheidt
We Were Liars – E. Lockhart (+ mystery)
When Joss Met Matt – Ellie Cahill
Where She Went (If I Stay #2) – Gayle Forman [or click here for the re-read review: Where She Went]
Wild Awake – Hilary T. Smith


Altered (Crewel World #2) – Gennifer Albin
Annabel (Delirium #0.5) – Lauren Oliver
Brooke (Under the Never Sky #2.5) – Veronica Rossi
Catching Fire (The Hunger Games #2) – Suzanne Collins
Crewel (Crewel World #1) – Gennifer Albin 
Crossed (Matched #2) – Ally Condie
The Darkest Minds (The Darkest Minds #1) – Alexandra Bracken
The Death Cure (The Maze Runner #3) – James Dashner 
Defiance (Defiance #1) – C.J. Redwine
The Department of Alterations (Crewel World #0.5) – Gennifer Albin
Divergent (Divergent #1) – Veronica Roth
Dualed (Dualed #1) – Elsie Chapman
Enclave (Razorland #1) – Ann Aguirre
Eve (Eve #1) – Anna Carey
Fever (Chemical Garden #2) – Lauren DeStefano 
The Forsaken (The Forsaken #1) – Lisa M Stasse
Independent Study (The Testing #2) – Joelle Charbonneau
Insurgent (Divergent #2) – Veronica Roth
Into the Still Blue (Under the Never Sky #3) – Veronica Rossi
The Kill Order (The Maze Runner #0.5) – James Dashner
Legend (Legend #1) – Marie Lu
The Memory Coder (Unremembered Short Story) – Jessica Brody
Messenger (The Giver #3) – Lois Lowry
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games #3) – Suzanne Collins
Monument 14 (Monument 14 #1) – Emmy Laybourne 
Monument 14: Sky on Fire (Monument 14 #2) – Emmy Laybourne
Monument 14: Savage Drift (Monument #3) – Emmy Laybourne
The Other Life/The Weepers – Susanne Winnacker
Pawn (Blackcoat Rebellion #1) – Aimee Carter
The Program (The Program #1) – Suzanne Young
Reboot (Reboot #1) – Amy Tintera  (+ paranormal)
Requiem (Delirium #3) – Lauren Oliver
Roar and Liv (Under the Never Sky #0.5) – Veronica Rossi
The Rule of Three – Eric Walters
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner #2) – James Dashner
Sever (The Chemical Gardens #3) – Lauren DeStefano
Son (The Giver Quartet #4) – Lois Lowry
Shatter Me (Shatter Me #1) – Tahereh Mafi
Starters (Starters #1) – Lissa Price
Struck – Jennifer Bosworth
The Testing (The Testing #1) – Joelle Charbonneau
Through the Ever Night (Under the Never Sky #2) – Veronica Rossi
Under the Never Sky (Under the Never Sky #1) – Veronica Rossi
Wither (The Chemical Garden #1) – Lauren DeStefano


Antigoddess (Goddess War #1) – Kendare Blake (+mythology)
The Assassin’s Blade (Throne of Glass # 0.1 – 0.5) – Sarah J. Maas
Bridge of Snow (The Winner’s Curse #0.5) – Marie Rutkoski
Chantress (Chantress Trilogy #1) – Amy Butler Greenfield
Crown of Midnight (Throne of Glass #2) – Sarah J. Maas
Cruel Beauty – Rosamund Hodge
Daughter of Smoke and Bone (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #1) – Laini Taylor
Days of Blood and Starlight (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2) – Laini Taylor
Dreams of Gods and Monsters (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #3) – Laini Taylor
Fairytales for Wilde Girls – Allyse Near (+ magical realism + contemporary)
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (Hogwarts Library #1) – J.K. Rowling
The Goose Girl (Books of Bayern #1) – Shannon Hale
Graceling (Graceling Realm #1) – Kristin Cashore
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (Harry Potter #1) – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Harry Potter #2) – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Harry Potter #3) – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Harry Potter #4) – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Harry Potter #5) – J.K. Rowling
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Harry Potter #6) – J.K. Rowling
Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) – Sarah J. Maas
The Iron King (Iron Fey #1) – Julie Kagawa
The Kiss of Deception (The Remnant Chronicles #1) – Mary E. Pearson
Night of Cake and Puppets (Daughter of Smoke and Bone #2.5) – Laini Taylor
Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy #1) – Anna Banks (+ paranormal)
Of Triton (The Syrena Legacy #2) – Anna Banks (+ paranormal)
Prophecy (The Dragon King Chronicles #1) – Ellen Oh
Quidditch Through the Ages (Hogwarts Library #2) – J.K. Rowling
Rift (Nightshade Prequel #1) – Andrea Kremer (+ historical fiction)
Ruin and Rising (Grisha Trilogy #3) – Leigh Bardugo
The Scorpio Races – Maggie Steifvater (+ contemporary) [Re-read Review: The Scorpio Races]
Shadow and Bone (Grisha Trilogy #1) – Leigh Bardugo [Re-Read Review: Shadow and Bone]
Siege and Storm (The Grisha #2) – Leigh Bardugo [Re-Read Review: Siege and Storm]
Stardust – Neil Gaiman
The Swan Prince (The Wilderhark Tales #1) – Danielle E. Shipley
The Stranger (The Syrena Legacy #0.4) – Anna Banks (+ paranormal)
The Tales of Beedle the Bard (Hogwarts Library #3) – J.K. Rowling
The Taylor (The Grisha #1.5) – Leigh Bardugo
Throne of Glass (Throne of Glass #1) – Sarah J. Maas
Tiger Lily – Jodi Lynn Anderson
The Too-Clever Fox (The Grisha #2.5) – Leigh Bardugo
A Wicked Thing (A Wicked Thing #1) – Rhiannon Thomas
The Winner’s Crime (The Winner’s Curse #1) – Marie Rutkoski
The Winner’s Curse (The Winner’s Curse #1) – Marie Rutkoski
The Witch of Duva (The Grisha #0.5) – Leigh Bardugo


Code Name Verity – Elizabeth Wein
Dark Triumph (His Fair Assassin #2) – Robin LaFevers (+ mythology)
Grave Mercy (His Fair Assassin #1) – Robin LaFevers (+ mythology)
Her Dark Curiosity (The Madman’s Daughter #2) – Megan Shepherd (+ paranormal)
Mortal Heart (His Fair Assassin #3) – Robin LaFevers (+ mythology)
Rose Under Fire (Code Name Verity #2) – Elizabeth Wein
Starstruck – Rachel Shukert
Summerset Abbey (Summerset Abbey #1) – T.J. Brown
Wentworth Hall – Abby Grahame
What I Saw and How I Lied – Judy Blundell


Dangerous Boys – Abigail Haas
Dangerous Girls – Abigail Haas
Hereafter (Shadowlands #2) – Kate Brian
How To Lead a Life of Crime – Kirsten Miller
Hysteria – Megan Miranda
Killer Instinct – S.E. Green
No One Else Can Have You – Kathleen Hale
Paper Valentine – Brenna Yovanoff
The Rules for Disappearing (The Rules for Disappearing #1) – Ashley Elston
The Rules for Breaking (The Rules for Disappearing #2) – Ashley Elston
Shadowlands (Shadowlands #1) – Kate Brian
Ten – Gretchen McNeil
There Will Be Lies – Nick Lake (+ magical realism)


Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) – Richelle Mead
Bloodlines (Bloodlines #1) – Richelle Mead
Blue Lily, Lily Blue (The Raven Cycle #3) – Maggie Stiefvater
The Body Finder (The Body Finder #1) – Kimberly Derting
Born Wicked (The Cahill Witch Chronicles #1) – Jessica Spotswood (+ historical fiction)
City of Bones (Mortal Instruments #1) – Cassandra Clare
The Clockwork Scarab (Stoker & Holmes #1) – Colleen Gleason (+ historical fiction)
Dance of Shadows (Dance of Shadows #1) – Yelena Black
A Darkness Strange and Lovely (Something Strange and Deadly #2) – Susan Dennard
A Dawn Most Wicked (Something Strange and Deadly #0.5) – Susan Dennard
The Dream Thieves (The Raven Boys #2) – Maggie Stiefvater
Everneath (Everneath #1) – Brodie Ashton (+ mythology)
Everbound (Everneath #2) – Brodie Ashton (+ mythology)
The Fall – Bethany Griffin
Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) – Richelle Mead
Furious – Jill Wolfson (+ mythology)
The Golden Lily (Bloodlines #2) – Richelle Mead
The Indigo Spell (Bloodlines #3) – Richelle Mead
Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy #6) – Richelle Mead
Let the Sky Fall (Sky Fall #1) – Shannon Messenger
Lies Beneath (Lies Beneath #1) – Anne Greenwood Brown
Life After Theft – Aprilynne Pike
Mind Games (Mind Games #1) – Kiersten White
Mortal Danger (Immortal Game #1) – Ann Aguirre
The Murmurings – Carly Anne West
My Last Kiss – Bethany Neal (+ mystery + contemporary)
Numbers (Numbers #1) – Rachel Ward
Pivot Point (Pivot Point #1) – Kasie West
The Pledge (The Pledge #1) – Kimberly Derting
Possess – Gretchen McNeil
The Raven Boys (The Raven Cycle #1) – Maggie Stiefvater
Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) – Richelle Mead
Shiver (Wolves of Mercy Falls #1) – Maggie Stiefvater
Something Strange and Deadly (Something Strange and Deadly #1) – Susan Dennard
Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy #5) – Richelle Mead
Split Second (Pivot Point #2) – Kasie West
Sweet Evil (Sweet Trilogy #1) – Wendy Higgins
Sweet Peril (Sweet Trilogy #2) – Wendy Higgins
This Dark Endeavor (The Apprenticeship of Victor Frankenstein #1) – Kenneth Oppel (+ historical fiction)
Unspoken (The Lyburn Legacy #1) – Sarah Rees Brennan
White Cat (Curse Workers) – Holly Black


The 5th Wave – Rick Yancey (+ post-apocalpytic)
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Fox Chronicles #1) – Mary E. Pearson
All Our Yesterdays (All Our Yesterdays #1) – Cristin Terrill
Before I Fall – Lauren Oliver (+ contemporary)
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles #1) – Marissa Meyer (+ fantasy + dystopian)
Cress (The Lunar Chronicles #3) – Marissa Meyer (+ fantasy + dystopian)
Dissonance (Dissonance #1) – Erica O’Rourke
Fairest (The Lunar Chronicles #3.5) – Marissa Meyerc
False Memory (False Memory #1) – Dan Krokos
Firefight (Reckoners #2) – Brandon Sanderson
Forgotten – Cat Patrick
The Fox Inheritance (The Fox Chronicles #2) – Mary E. Pearson
Fox Forever (The Fox Chronicles #3) – Mary E. Pearson
Glitches (The Lunar Chronicles #0.5) – Marissa Meyer (+ fantasy + dystopian)
The Infinite Sea (The 5th Wave #2) – Rick Yancey
Insignia – S.J. Kincaid
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking Trilogy #1) – Patrick Ness
Level 2 (The Memory Chronicles #1) – Lenore Appelhans
The Little Android (The Lunar Chronicles #2.5) – Marissa Meyer (+ fantasy + dystopian)
The Madman’s Daughter (The Madman’s Daughter #1) – Megan Shepherd (+ historical fiction)
Midwinterblood – Marcus Sedgwick (+ fantasy)
Mitosis (Reckoners #1.5) – Brandon Sanderson
Nil – Lynne Matson
Origin – Jessica Khoury
Ready Player One – Ernest Cline (+ dystopian)
Scarlet (The Lunar Chronicles #2) – Marissa Meyer (+ fantasy + dystopian)
Steelheart (Reckoners #1) – Brandon Sanderson
Tandem (Many-Worlds #1) – Anna Jarzab
Time Between Us – Tamara Ireland Stone (+ contemporary)
Undercurrent – Paul Blackwell
Unforgotten (Unremembered #2) – Jessica Brody
Unremembered (Unremembered #1) – Jessica Brody
The Vault of Dreamers (The Vault of Dreamers #1) – Caragh M. O’Brien


By Genre: 


The Boy on the Porch – Sharon Creech
Walk Two Moons – Sharon Creech


Fortunately, The Milk – Neil Gaiman
The Red Pyramid (Kane Chronicles #1) – Rick Riordan (+ mythology)


The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls – Claire LeGrand
The Graveyard Book – Neil Gaiman

By Genre:


Attachments – Rainbow Rowell
Chain Gang Elementary – Jonathan Grant
Degrees of Wrong – Anna Scarlett
Landline – Rainbow Rowell
Naturally, Charlie – S.L. Scott
Nutcase (Kate Holly #2) – Charlotte Hughes
The Rock Star in Seat 3A – Jill Kargman
Slightly Settled (Slightly #2) – Wendy Markham
What Looks Like Crazy (Kate Holly #1) – Charlotte Hughes 


The Alloy of Law (Mistborn #4) – Brandon Sanderson
A Clash of Kings (A Song of Ice and Fire #2) – George R.R. Martin
A Dance With Dragons (A Song of Ice and Fire #5) – George R.R. Martin
The Enchanted Truth – Kym Petrie
A Feast for Crows (A Song of Ice and Fire #4) – George R.R. Martin
A Game of Thrones (A Song of Ice and Fire #1) – George R.R. Martin
The Hero of Ages (Mistborn #3) – Brandon Sanderson
The Lies of Locke Lamora (Gentleman Bastard #1) – Scott Lynch
Man In the Dark – Paul Aster
Mistborn: The Final Empire (Mistborn #1) – Brandon Sanderson
Moth and Spark – Anne Leonard
The Night Circus – Erin Morgenstern
The Princess Bride – William Goldman
Red Seas Under Red Skies (Gentleman Bastard #2) – Scott Lynch
A Storm of Swords (A Song of Ice and Fire #3) – George R.R. Martin
The Well of Ascension (Mistborn #2) – Brandon Sanderson


Burial Rites – Hannah Kent


1st to Die (Women’s Murder Club #1) – James Patterson
B is for Burglar (Kinsey Millhone #2) – Sue Grafton
Body Movers (Body Movers #1) – Stephanie Bond
The Bride Wore Size 12 (Heather Wells #5) – Meg Cabot
Buying Time (Aspen Moore #1) – Kelly Cochran
A Cold Day For Murder (Kate Shugak #1) – Dana Stabenow
Conspiracy In Death (In Death #8) – J.D. Robb
A Deadly Row (Mystery by the Numbers #1) – Casey Mayes
Death in a Wine Dark Sea – Lisa King
Delicious and Suspicious (Memphis BBQ #1) – Riley Adams
Fearless Fourteen (Stephanie Plum #14) – Janet Evanovich
Holiday In Death (In Death #7) – JD Robb
Lean Mean Thirteen (Stephanie Plum #13) – Janet Evanovich
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving
Lye In Wait (Home Crafting Mystery #1) – Cricket McRae
Manhattan Affair – Jack Sussek
Midnight In Death (In Death #7.5) – J.D. Robb
Murder Is Binding (Booktown Mystery #1) – Lorna Barrett
Murder Uncorked (Wine Lover’s Mystery #1) – Michele Scott
On What Grounds (Coffeehouse Mystery #1) – Cleo Coyle
Plum Lucky (Stephanie Plum #13.5) – Janet Evanovich
Sex, Murder and a Double Latte – Kyra Davis
Size 12 and Ready to Rock (Heather Wells #4) – Meg Cabot
A Study In Scarlet (Sherlock Holmes #1) – Arthur Conan Doyle
Town in a Blueberry Jam (Candy Holliday #1) – B.B. Haywood
Vengeance In Death (In Death #6) – JD Robb
Whiskey Sour (Jack Daniels #1) – J.A. Konrath 


First Grave on the Right (Charley Davidson #1) – Darynda Jones
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow – Washington Irving
Vicious (Vicious #1) – V.E. Schwab
Warm Up (Vicious #0.5) – V.E. Schwab


The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker #1) – Douglas Adams
Legion (Legion #1) – Brandon Sanderson
Legion: Skin Deep (Legion #2) – Brandon Sanderson

Hi, I'm Brittany!
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