Book Reviews

A World Without You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Reality and delusion mix in sensitive mental illness drama.
By Beth Revis
(2016)
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Outrun the Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Chinese-American girl fights bias in compelling 1906 tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2016)
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Time Zero Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Girls struggle against extremism in taut sci-fi thriller.
By Carolyn Cohagan
(2016)
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My Name Is Not Friday Book Poster Image
age 12+
Powerful, intense tale of slave life near end of Civil War.
By Jon Walter
(2016)
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The Boy in the Black Suit Book Poster Image
age 12+
Soul-gripping story of teen's grief and hope.
By Jason Reynolds
(2015)
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Calvin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Quirky, compelling tale of schizophrenic teen on quest.
By Martine Leavitt
(2015)
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The Hired Girl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Absorbing tale of feisty, sweet teen will hook girls.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2015)
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Finding Audrey Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming tale takes on bullying with sweet, light touch.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2015)
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Under a Painted Sky Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
By Stacey Lee
(2015)
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The Kidney Hypothetical: Or How to Ruin Your Life in Seven Days Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rapid-fire story of boy's horrible final week of school.
By Lisa Yee
(2015)
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Maid of Deception: Maids of Honor, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel trades action for romance, loses some charm.
By Jennifer McGowan
(2014)
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The Scarlet Pimpernel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Old-fashioned romantic swashbuckler a riveting classic.
By Baroness Orczy
(1905)
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Curses and Smoke: A Novel of Pompeii Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting action, romance amid gladiators in Pompeii.
By Vicky Alvear Shecter
(2014)
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Girl in Reverse Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving story of adopted girl's hunt for clues to her past.
By Barbara Stuber
(2014)
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Always Emily Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fact, fiction entangled in lively Brontë sisters mystery.
By Michaela MacColl
(2014)
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Love and Other Foreign Words Book Poster Image
age 12+
Gifted teen girl discovers meaning of love in cute novel.
By Erin McCahan
(2014)
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She Is Not Invisible Book Poster Image
age 12+
Smart mystery about blind girl searching for missing dad.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2014)
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Sekret Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy merges with Cold War hstory in gripping spy mystery.
By Lindsay Smith
(2014)
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Popular: Vintage Wisdom for a Modern Geek Book Poster Image
age 12+
Middle schooler tries '50s popularity guide in fun memoir.
By Maya Van Wagenen
(2014)
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A Death-Struck Year Book Poster Image
age 12+
Historic flu epidemic seen through eyes of strong teen girl.
By Makiia Lucier
(2014)
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