Book Reviews

The Electric Kingdom Book Poster Image
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Sensitive teens struggle to survive in twisty sci-fi tale.
By David Arnold
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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The Awakening of Malcolm X Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intimate fictional memoir brings Malcolm X to life.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Tiffany D. Jackson
(2021)
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The Black Friend: On Being a Better White Person Book Poster Image
age 12+
Caring, funny, compelling call to be anti-racist.
By Frederick Joseph
(2020)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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Instant Karma Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Opposites attract and karma is served in cute teen romance.
By Marissa Meyer
(2020)
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Smash It! Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen experiments with personal, social risks in bold novel.
By Francina Simone
(2020)
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The Way Back Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, complex, wise fantasy is steeped in Jewish folklore.
By Gavriel Savit
(2020)
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Sia Martinez and the Moonlit Beginning of Everything Book Poster Image
age 16+
Compelling coming-of-ager blends sci-fi and folklore.
By Raquel Vasquez Gilliland
(2020)
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We Are Not Free Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful tale of Japanese American resilience during WWII.
By Traci Chee
(2020)
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All This Time Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Message of teen love and grief gets lost in contrived plot.
By Mikki Daughtry, Rachael Lippincott
(2020)
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All Together Now! Book Poster Image
age 12+
Moving story of quirky optimist finding hope after tragedy.
By Matthew Quick
(2020)
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Channel Kindness: Stories of Kindness and Community Book Poster Image
age 12+
Lady Gaga's solid collection spotlights acts of compassion.
By Born This Way Foundation Reporters, Lady Gaga
(2020)
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The Voting Booth Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced novel about teens' quest to cast votes.
By Brandy Colbert
(2020)
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The Challenger: Contender, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern teens fight as gladiators in more violent sequel.
By Taran Matharu
(2020)
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David Copperfield Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dickens' coming-of-age epic is a timeless treasure.
By Charles Dickens
(2020)
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The Lost Carnival: A Dick Grayson Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Batman's future sidekick soars in early adventure.
By Michael Moreci
(2020)
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The Betrothed Book Poster Image
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age 12+
So-so royal romance delivers stolen kisses, swooshy gowns.
By Kiera Cass
(2020)
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The Oracle Code Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Commissioner Gordon's daughter rebels in twisty origin tale.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2020)
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The Upside of Falling Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fake dating turns real and opposites attract in fun romance.
By Alex Light
(2020)
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