Book Reviews

The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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The Handsome Girl & Her Beautiful Boy Book Poster Image
age 17+
Compelling story of gender-defying teens falling in love.
By B.T. Gottfred
(2018)
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Bloodrose: Nightshade, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Werewolf finale focuses on love triangle and bloody battle.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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Under the Never Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
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A Princess of Mars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Old-style planetary romance is basis of John Carter film.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1917)
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Partials: The Partials Sequence, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
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The Odyssey Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Essential, epic poem of Greek gods, monsters, and heroes.
By Homer
(1998)
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Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent tale of assassin nun seeking revenge on men.
By Robin LaFevers
(2012)
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The Chaos Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Surrealism, folklore mix in unforgettable disaster fantasy.
By Nalo Hopkinson
(2012)
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The Iliad Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gods and men manipulate war in exciting, gory epic.
By Homer
(2004)
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Rift Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
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The Other Normals Book Poster Image
age 14+
Misfit gamer learns to connect in quirky dual-world fantasy.
By Ned Vizzini
(2012)
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Days of Blood & Starlight: Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Action-packed sequel has lots of violence, less romance.
By Laini Taylor
(2012)
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Angelfall: Penryn & the End of Days, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
An intense, sometimes horrific, end-of-the-world adventure.
By Susan Ee
(2012)
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Jumper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
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Also Known As Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen spy falls for her mark in far-fetched but fun romance.
By Robin Benway
(2013)
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Requiem Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping finale is good but leaves readers wanting more.
By Lauren Oliver
(2013)
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