Book Reviews

A Tale of Two Cities Book Poster Image
age 14+
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Literary story of two boys' life-changing friendship.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2012)
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Eleanor & Park Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
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I'll Give You the Sun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
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All the Bright Places Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling teen romance tackles suicide, finds hope.
By Jennifer Niven
(2015)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Deeply moving, irreverent film about friends, cancer, life.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Six of Crows, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2015)
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Carry On: Simon Snow Series, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harry Potter-like fantasy is funny, romantic, delightful.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2015)
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Brooklyn Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant immigration drama is romantic, thought-provoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Girl in Pieces Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen heals from loss and self-harm in gritty, gripping tale.
By Kathleen Glasgow
(2016)
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Holding Up the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful, inspiring romance full of surprises.
By Jennifer Niven
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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Turtles All the Way Down Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking exploration of mental illness, first love.
By John Green
(2017)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Degrassi TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Superb, socially conscious drama deals with tough issues.
Network: TeenNick
(2001)
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New Girl TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartwarming roommate comedy with innuendo, drinking.
Network: Fox
(2011)
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Uncharted: Golden Abyss Game Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting action series now mobile but still violent.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2012)
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WhatsApp Messenger App Poster Image
age 14+
Text, call, and chat with individuals and groups data-free.
Devices: iPhone, Mac, Android, Windows app
(2019)
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Pitch Perfect Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy, teen-friendly musical comedy uplifts with song, heart.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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