Ultimate Review List

Updated: 12/13/2018

*the mc is black but not the author
**the mc is non-black but the author is black
(m) this is a mini review

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A
A Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds (m)
A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole
American Street by Ibi Zoboi

B
Binit by Nnedi Okorafor (m)
Black Girl Dangerous On Race, Queerness, Gender, Class, and Gender by Mia Mckenzie

C

D

Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions (m)
Dear Martin by Nic Stone (m)
Difficult Women by Roxane Gay (m)
Don’t Call Us Dead by Danez Smith (m)

E

F
For Everyone by Jason Reynolds (m)

G
Goldie Vance by Hope Larson* (m)

H
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
How to be Remy Cameron
Hunger by Roxane Gay

I

J

K

L
Let’s Talk About Love by Clara Kann
Little and Lion by Brandy Colbert

M

N
Not That Bad: The Dispatches of Rape Culture edited by Roxane Gay

O

P
Piecing Me Together by Renee Watson

Q

R

S
So Done by Paula Chase 

T
The Thing Around Your Neck by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Tiny Pretty Things by Sona Charaiporta and Dhonielle Clayton
Tyler Johnson Was Here by Jay Coles

U

V

The Voting Booth by Brandy Colbert

W
Watch Us Rise by Renée Watson and Ellen Hagan
The Wedding Date by Jasmine Guillory (m)

X

Y

Z

 

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A
Aquicorn Cove by Katie O’Neil
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz (m)

B
Beneath the Sugar Sky by Seanan McGuire (m)

C

D

E
EL DEAFO BY CECE BELL(m)
Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone (m)

F

G
George by Alex Gino (m)
The Grown Up by Gillian Flynn (m)
Gone Girl By Gillian Flynn

H
Heartstopper by Alice Oseman (m)
Hearts Unbroken by Cynthia Leitich Smith

I
If I was Your Girl by Meredith Russo
I was Born for This by Alice Oseman (m)

J

K
Keeping You a Secret by Julie Ann Peters

L
Last Place You Look by Kristen Lepionka
Leah On the Offbeat by Becky Albertalli
Lucy and Linh by Alice Pung

M

N
The Naturals by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
None of the Above by I.W. Gregorio
Not Your Sidekick by C.B. Lee (m)

O
Openly Straight by Bill Konigsberg

P
Peter Darling by Austin Chant (m)

Q
Queens of Geek by Jen Wilde

R

S
Shadowshaper by Daniel José Older (m)

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli(m)
Symptoms of Being Human by Jeff Garvin(m)

T
Truth and Lies by Caroline Mitchell(m)

U
The Upside Of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

V
The Vincent Boys by Abbi Glines(m)

W
Wonder By R.J Palacio

X

Y
You’re Welcome Universe by Whitney Gardner
YOU by Caroline Kepnes (m)

Z