Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Sequel to Delirium has more violence, splash of romance.
By Lauren Oliver
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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age 14+
 
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
age 14+
 
Tale of dying teen is full of embarrassing comic moments.
By Jesse Andrews
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
age 14+
 
Compelling friendship carries tale of author and teen boy.
By Aidan Chambers
(2012)
age 14+
 
Entertaining but predictable final installment.
By Holly Black
(2012)
age 14+
 
Violent tale of assassin nun seeking revenge on men.
By Robin LaFevers
(2012)
age 14+
 
Strong values, strong language in riveting thriller sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Moving autobiography reveals brutality of Jim Crow South.
By Richard Wright
(2007)
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age 14+
 
Well-written romance about teen accepting change.
By Deb Caletti
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Graceling sequel overlong, but strong heroine shines.
By Kristin Cashore
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Poetic, mature coming-of-age story includes rape, abortion.
By Erica Lorraine Scheidt
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
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age 14+
 
Luminous story of pregnant teen's summer in Spain.
By Beth Kephart
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
age 14+
 
Misfit gamer learns to connect in quirky dual-world fantasy.
By Ned Vizzini
(2012)

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