Book Reviews

Suburgatory TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy, satirical comedy is fun for older teens, adults.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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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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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Master sleuth returns in entertaining but violent adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Drama about child's 9/11 loss stirs up sadness.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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New Year's Eve Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Shallow, star-studded romcom has some drinking, swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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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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There Is No Dog Book Poster Image
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age 14+
God re-imagined as teen prompts big questions, sharp humor.
By Meg Rosoff
(2012)
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Beneath a Meth Moon Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen's emotional journey through loss, addiction, recovery.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2012)
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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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Pandemonium Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Sequel to Delirium has more violence, splash of romance.
By Lauren Oliver
(2012)
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Me and Earl and the Dying Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tale of dying teen is full of embarrassing comic moments.
By Jesse Andrews
(2012)
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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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Slide Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fast-paced story of teen who can see from a killer's eyes.
By Jill Hathaway
(2012)
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Dying to Know You Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling friendship carries tale of author and teen boy.
By Aidan Chambers
(2012)
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Black Heart: Curse Workers, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining but predictable final installment.
By Holly Black
(2012)
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Best Friends Forever TV Poster Image
age 14+
Real-life pals' chemistry can't save lackluster sitcom.
Network: NBC
(2012)
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Damsels in Distress Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Wry college comedy may go over young teens' head.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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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 L.A. Complex TV Poster Image
age 14+
Soapy Canadian drama has worthy themes for older teens.
Network: CW
(2012)
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Sparkle Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Whitney Houston's final film has some mature elements.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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