Gory but sweet romance of teen girl and zombie.
Intriguing thriller driven by teen girl's disaster visions.
Sexual themes and violence weigh down Nightshade prequel.
Mature warrior-girl sequel stays exciting.
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
Rough language, sexual violence mar odd maritime fable.
Fantastical quest explores sisterhood and Mexican legends.
Affecting alternate-world fantasy promotes tolerance.
Rollicking sequel delightfully true to classic original.
Never-a-dull-moment futuristic fantasy brims with energy.
An intense, sometimes horrific, end-of-the-world adventure.
Supervillain-in-training tale a good fit for superhero fans.
Stalwart tween fights dark forces in deliciously scary read.
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
Sequel has even more awesome bravery and action.
Richly imagined dystopian fantasy fine for preteens.
Satisfying, solid resolution of twisting dystopian romance.
Time-travel sequel even more fantastic than first book.
Norwegian mythology adds interest to muddled fantasy.
Action-packed sequel has lots of violence, less romance.
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
Talky but funny fantasy takes a while to get going.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
Girl who talks to fairies vs. evil king in complex fantasy.