Book Reviews

Crush: Crave, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unpolished storytelling mars otherwise fun paranormal soap.
By Tracy Wolff
(2020)
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Early Departures Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy reconciles with dead friend in sublime fantasy tale.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2020)
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How to Be a Girl in the World Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging coming-of-ager tackles sexual harassment of tween.
By Caela Carter
(2020)
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Everything I Thought I Knew Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romance, science blend in emotional heart transplant tale.
By Shannon Takaoka
(2020)
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The Black Kids Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex tale of prom drama during Rodney King riots.
By Christina Hammonds Reed
(2020)
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Dear Justyce: Dear Martin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Moving story of teen caught in unfair justice system.
By Nic Stone
(2020)
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Legendborn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.
By Tracy Deonn
(2020)
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Hush, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing, uneven dystopian fantasy in preindustrial land.
By Dylan Farrow
(2020)
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Cemetery Boys Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Enchanting queer Latinx fantasy has mystery, spirit-romance.
By Aiden Thomas
(2020)
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Sanctuary Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Heart-wrenching dystopian tale of brave, undocumented teen.
By Paola Mendoza, Abby Sher
(2020)
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Watch Over Me Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Eerie, compelling ghost story about trauma and healing.
By Nina LaCour
(2020)
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The Canyon's Edge Book Poster Image
age 11+
Poetry lends shape to dramatic, gripping desert adventure.
By Dusti Bowling
(2020)
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Night of the Dragon: Shadow of the Fox, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Overstuffed finale has lots of blood, sacrifice, and heart.
By Julie Kagawa
(2020)
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Lobizona: Wolves of No World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling Latina hero, rushed storytelling in deep fantasy.
By Romina Garber
(2020)
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S.E.X.: The All-You-Need-To-Know Sexuality Guide to Get You Through Your Teens and Twenties Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantastic inclusive, progressive sex guide for teens and up.
By Heather Corinna
(2016)
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Love, Creekwood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Short, sweet LGBTQ romance as friends start college.
By Becky Albertalli
(2020)
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Seasons of the Storm, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Solid, darkish, myth-based fantasy has some violence.
By Elle Cosimano
(2020)
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We Didn't Ask for This Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of eco-protest at elite high school.
By Adi Alsaid
(2020)
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The Damned: The Beautiful, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
More angst and romance in series' twisty middle installment.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2020)
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Forest of Souls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Relentless violence bludgeons promising tale of friendship.
By Lori M. Lee
(2020)
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