Book Reviews

Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Analee, In Real Life Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fake-relationship comedy is fun for romance fans.
By Janelle Milanes
(2018)
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Dry Book Poster Image
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Dry
age 12+
Gripping disaster novel imagines California without water.
By Neal Shusterman, Jarrod Shusterman
(2018)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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#NeverAgain: A New Generation Draws the Line Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling story of how Parkland shooting inspired activism.
By David Hogg, Lauren Hogg
(2018)
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The Outcast: Summoner Trilogy Prequel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed origin story for Fletcher's mentor Arcturus.
By Taran Matharu
(2018)
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Jazz Owls: A Novel of the Zoot Suit Riots Book Poster Image
age 12+
Vibrant novel in verse shows anti-Latino racism in '40s L.A.
By Margarita Engle
(2018)
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Love & Luck Book Poster Image
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Sibs squabble in cute but contrived Irish road-trip tale.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2018)
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Brightly Burning Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging reboot puts Jane Eyre in space.
By Alexa Donne
(2018)
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Love & War: An Alex & Eliza Story Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hamilton's early married life lacks romance-history balance.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Elites of Eden: Children of Eden, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dystopian mind-control tale grows even more complicated.
By Joey Graceffa
(2017)
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Long Way Down Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, unnerving story of teen boy contemplating revenge.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: DC Icons Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern, diverse characters + super action = huge win.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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The Crown's Fate:  The Crown's Game, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, magical sequel steps up action and thrills.
By Evelyn Skye
(2017)
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The Pearl Thief Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queenie's origin tale in less dark Code Name Verity prequel.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2017)
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Ryan Higa's How to Write Good Book Poster Image
age 12+
YouTuber's engaging memoir has solid writing advice, too.
By Ryan Higa
(2017)
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Vincent and Theo: The Van Gogh Brothers Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting story of art, mental illness, brotherly devotion.
By Deborah Heiligman
(2017)
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The Valiant Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Female gladiator brings it in violent, exciting tale.
By Lesley Livingston
(2017)
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A Psalm for Lost Girls Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens seek truth, chase kidnapper in compelling saint tale.
By Katie Bayerl
(2017)
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