Sarah’s Book Reviews

reading on swingsSarah Asch is an avid reader, swimmer, soccer player, and one of the Editors-in-Chief of the Tam News. She’s passionate about giving book recommendations to her friends and excited to share her opinions more widely, hopefully encouraging people to find books they love. The opinions expressed in her reviews are her own and do not represent the views of the Mill Valley Public Library or its wonderful staff. Thanks and enjoy!

New Reviews

The Infinite Sea by Rick Yancey

A Little Something Different by Sandy Hall

 A Thousand Pieces of You  by Claudia Gray

Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld

The Good Sister by Jaime Kain

I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

Snow Like Ashes by Sarah Raasch

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan (contains spoilers about the Percy Jackson series)

Sinner by Maggie Stiefvater (warning: contains spoilers about the Shiver trilogy)

Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins

Infinite Sky by C.J. Flood

A Girl Called Fearless by Catherine Linka

Catch a Falling Star by Kim Culbertson

Nantucket Red by Leila Howland (warning: contains spoilers about Nantucket Blue)

While We Run by Karen Healey (warning: contains spoilers about When We Wake by Karen Healey)

Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

This Side of Salvation by Jeri Smith-Ready

Torn Away by Jennifer Brown

The One by Kiera Cass (warning: contains spoilers about The Selection and The Elite, books 1 and 2 in the trilogy)

Sekret by Lindsay Smith

What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick

Defy by Sarah B. Larson

Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi (warning: contains spoilers about Shatter Me)

Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell


Throw Back Thursday (TBT/Reviews of older books)


The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson

The Girl of Fire and Thorns by Rae Carson

The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller 

My Most Excellent Year by Steve Kluger

Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins

Parallel by Lauren Miller

The Selection by Kiera Cass

My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick

When We Wake by Karen Healey

Nantucket Blue by Leila Howland

Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi