Book Reviews

Stuntboy, in the Meantime Book Poster Image
age 7+
Engaging, thoughtful story of changing family has great art.
By Jason Reynolds
(2021)
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Our Violent Ends: These Violent Delights, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Social unrest drives compelling fantasy/romance sequel.
By Chloe Gong
(2021)
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Last Night at the Telegraph Club Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable queer love story set in 1950s San Francisco.
By Malinda Lo
(2021)
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The 1619 Project: Born on the Water Book Poster Image
age 7+
Emotional reframing of U.S. history, slavery, and rebirth.
By Nikole Hannah-Jones, Renée Watson
(2021)
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Aristotle and Dante Dive into the Waters of the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen boys navigate new love in repetitive sequel.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2021)
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We Light Up the Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling teens drive genre-blending alien-invasion story.
By Lilliam Rivera
(2021)
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The Witch Haven Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting historical fantasy offers thrills and romance.
By Sasha Peyton Smith
(2021)
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All These Bodies Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thoughtful, macabre mystery with great main characters.
By Kendare Blake
(2021)
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Black Birds in the Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping account of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.
By Brandy Colbert
(2021)
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The Kids of Cattywampus Street Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, offbeat short stories filled with fun absurdities.
By Lisa Jahn-Clough
(2021)
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As Good As Dead: The Finale to A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen detective hunts a serial killer in gripping thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2021)
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Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, whimsical adventure of friendship and rocks.
By Amy Timberlake
(2021)
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The People Remember Book Poster Image
age 7+
Emotional book ties 500-year history to Kwanzaa principles.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2021)
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How Moon Fuentez Fell in Love With the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poignant, funny romance works through serious issues.
By Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
(2021)
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Into the Dying Light: The Age of Darkness, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweeping finale of end-times drama centers gay love story.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2021)
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The Bronzed Beasts: The Gilded Wolves, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Venice-set finale combines thrills and depth.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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The Woods Are Always Watching Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens are hunted by serial killers in violent horror tale.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2021)
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Poison for Breakfast Book Poster Image
age 14+
Philosophy, trickery in quirky meditation on mortality.
By Lemony Snicket
(2021)
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In the Wild Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of friendship, loss, and new beginnings.
By Jeff Zentner
(2021)
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Dark and Shallow Lies Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent supernatural thriller set deep in a Louisiana bayou.
By Ginny Myers Sain
(2021)
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