5-Star Books

Hello there! Looking for a good book to read? Look no further.  Here is a list of books I have given 5 stars when I reviewed them. If any book that is part of a series, I have linked the book series page for you next to the title so that you can see what book in the series it is. Follow the link to see my reviews on the book. I hope you find this list helpful.


All the Butterflies in the World by Rodney Jones (book 2)

A Flirtatious Rendezvous by Cecilia Gray

A Delightful Arrangement by Cecilia Gray

Aristotle and Dante Discovered the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir (book 1)

A Warm Winter Tail by Carrie A. Pearson (Children’s Book)

A List of Cages by Robin Roe

Adulthood by Andy Boyle (Self-Help)

A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab (aka Victoria Schwab) – book 1

A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab (aka Victoria Schwab) – book 3

A Morning with Grandpa by Sylvia Liu (Children’s Book)

Arthur and the Golden Rope by Joe Todd-Stanton (Children’s Book)

All the Crooked Saints by Maggie Stiefvater


Batter Up by Roboyn Neeley

Bat Count: A Citizen Science Story by Anna Forrester (Children’s Book)

Bugs from Head to Tail by Stacey Roderick (Children’s Book)

Brolliology by Marion Rankine (Non-Fiction)

Bring Me Back by B.A. Paris

By a Charm and a Curse by Jaime Questell


Cress by Marissa Meyer (Book Series)

Corruption by Jessica Shirvington (Book Series)

Clockwork Prince by Cassandra Clare (Book Series)

Cork Dork by Bianca Bosker (memoir)

Copycat by Alex Lake


Driving Lessons by Annameekee Hesik

Disruption by Jessica Shirvington (book 1)


Everything All At Once by Katrina Leno


Fairest by Marissa Meyer (Book Series)

Finders Keepers by Craig Childs

Follow Me Back by A.V. Geiger (book 1)

Gilded Cage by Vic James (book 1)

Girl Online by Zoe Sugg and Siobhan Curham (book 1)

Girls Made of Snow and Glass by Melissa Bashardoust

Good Me Bad Me by Ali Land


Hello from the Gillespies by Monica McInerney

How to Win Friends & Influence People by Dale Carnegie (Self-Help)

Hunted by Meagan Spooner (book 1)

Honey Girl: The Hawaiian Monk Seal by Jeanne Walker Harvey

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone by J. K. Rowling (book 1)

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J. K. Rowling (book 2)


I See You by Clare Mackintosh

It’s Not Like It’s a Secret by Misa Sugiura

Ink and Ashes by Valynne E. Maetani

Ivy and the Lonely Raincloud by Katie Harnett (Children’s Book)

I Hear She’s A Real Bitch by Jen Agg (Memoir)


Just Between Us by Rebecca Drake


Katwalk by Maria Murnane

Kissing Max Holden by Katy Upperman


Letters from Jayson by Amy Hale

Lego: Knights Academy – The Forbidden Power by Max Brallier  (Juvenile’s Book)

Lego: Nexo Knights – Macy and the King’s Tournament by Rebecca L. Schmidt (Children’s Book)

Lucky in Love by Kasie West

Local Girl Missing by Claire Douglas

Legend by Marie Lu (book 1)

Love, Life, and the List by Kasie West


More than This by Jay McLean (book 1)

My (not so) Perfect Life by Sophie Kinsella

Melt by Selene Castrovilla

Me, All Alone, at the End of the World by M. T. Anderson (Children’s Book)

Moonlight Crab Count by Dr. Neeti Bathala and Jennifer Keats Curtis (Children’s Book)

Mr. Postmouse Takes A Trip by Marianne Dubuc (Children’s Book)

Moe & Malaya Visit the Nurse by Odile Nelson (Children’s Book)

Minnie & Max are OK! by Chris Calland and Nicky Hutchinson (Children’s Book)

Mango Delight by Fracaswell Hyman (Juvenile Fiction)

My Husband’s Wife by Jane Corry

Mr. Tweed and the Band in Need by Jim Stoten (Children’s Book)



Otis the Owl by Mary Holland (Children’s Book)

Okay Kevin by James Dillon  (Children’s Book)

On the Fence by Kasie West

One of Us is Lying by Karen M. McManus


Princess of Tyrone by Katie Hamstead (book 1)

Pandora by Victoria Turnbull (Children’s Book)

P.S. I Like You by Kasie West




Scarlet by Marissa Meyer (Book Series)

Sashi the Scared Little Sheltie by Linda Greiner (book 1) (Children’s Book)

Simon vs the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli

Sashi Adopts a Brother by Linda Greiner (book 2) (Children’s Book)

Sashi and the Puppy Mill Girl  by Linda Greiner (book 3) (Children’s Book)

Summer Brain Quest by by Megan Hewes Butler and Claire Piddock (Children’s Workbook)

Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco


The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins (Book Series)

The Dress Shop of Dreams by Menna Van Praag

Truth Stained Lies by Terri Blackstock

Tin Lily by Joann Swanson

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

The 100 by Kass Morgan (Book Series)

The 100: Day 21 by Kass Morgan (Book Series)

The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski (Book Series)

The Winner’s Crime by Marie Rutkoski (Book Series)

The Winner’s Kiss by by Marie Rutkoski (Book Series)

Tow-Truck Pluck by Annie M.G. Schmidt (Children’s Book)

The Gender Game by Bella Forrest (book 1)

The Hungriest Mouth in the Sea by Peter Walters (Children’s Book)

The Leaf Reader by Emily Arsenault

The Upside of Unrequited by Becky Albertalli

The Crane Girl by Curtis Manley (Children’s Book)

Together Always by Edwina Wyatt (Children’s Book)

Thunder Underground by Jane Yolen (Children’s Poetry)

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher

The Art of Feeling by Laura Tims

The Wood by Chelsea Bobulski (Standalone Fantasy)

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab

The Secret of Black Rock by Joe Todd-Stanton (Children’s Book)

The Royal Tutor by Higasa Akai (Graphic Novel)

The Disappearances by Emily Bain Murphy

The Special Ones by Em Bailey

The Lost Causes by Alyssa Embree Schwartz and Jessica Koosed Etting

The Way Downtown: Adventures in Public Transit by Inna Gertsberg (Children’s Books)

The Hazel Wood by Melissa Albert

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

The Dazzling Heights by Katharine McGee

The Fourth Monkey by J.D. Barker

The Raven King by Maggie Stiefvater (book 4)

The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

The Hanging Girl by Eileen Cook

The Vanishing Season by Joanna Schaffhausen

The Twelve Dogs of Christmas by David Rosenfelt

The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah


Under this Beautiful Dorm by Terry Mutchler (Memoir)


Vivian and the Legend of the Hoodoos by Terry Catasús Jennings (Children’s Book)


Winter by Marissa Meyer (Book Series)

Whistling Wings by Laura Goering (Children’s Book)

Whisper by Lynette Noni

Weekly Reader: Summer Express by Scholastic (Children’s Workbook – PreK & K)

William Wenton and the Impossible Puzzle by Bobbie Peers (Middle Grade)

Weekly Reader: Summer Express by Scholastic (Children’s Workbook – K & 1)




Zenn Diagram by Wendy Brant