Book Reviews

The Giver: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dazzling graphic adaptation captures power of original.
By Lois Lowry
(2019)
Continue reading
Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
Continue reading
Five Feet Apart Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Sweet love story of sick teens who aren't allowed to touch.
By Rachael Lippincott, Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
(2018)
Continue reading
Grenade Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Tense, gripping WWII drama has powerful cost-of-war message.
By Alan Gratz
(2018)
Continue reading
The Traitor's Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Royal intrigue, mild romance in action-packed fantasy.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2018)
Continue reading
Thunderhead: Arc of a Scythe, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi chiller ups the action, twists in fast-paced sequel.
By Neal Shusterman
(2018)
Continue reading
Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
Continue reading
Long Way Down Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Gripping, unnerving story of teen boy contemplating revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
Continue reading
Refugee Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Harrowing page-turner sheds light on child refugees.
By Alan Gratz
(2017)
Continue reading
Scythe: Arc of a Scythe, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chilling concept fuels sci-fi thriller about life and death.
By Neal Shusterman
(2016)
Continue reading
Children of Eden Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Familiar dystopian tale pushes limits of believability.
By Joey Graceffa
(2016)
Continue reading
Heartless Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
Continue reading
P.S. I Like You Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Charming contemporary romance hits all the right notes.
By Kasie West
(2016)
Continue reading
The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
Continue reading
Love & Gelato Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Teen grapples with grief and first love in charming romance.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2016)
Continue reading
The Prisoner of Cell 25: Michael Vey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful tale of superpowered teens has a spark of wit.
By Richard Paul Evans
(2011)
Continue reading
The Siren Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
Continue reading
NEED Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Fresh cyberthriller explores dark side of social media.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2015)
Continue reading
Orbiting Jupiter Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Devastating, deeply moving story of love and resilience.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2015)
Continue reading
Goodbye Stranger Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 11+
Bittersweet, lovely story of friendship and social media.
By Rebecca Stead
(2015)
Continue reading

Pages