Book Reviews

Perfect Ruin: The Internment Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
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The End or Something Like That Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)
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Shattered: Slated, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
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Since You've Been Gone Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
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Like No Other Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
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Blind Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
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Diamond Boy Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
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All American Boys Book Poster Image
age 12+
Haunting tale of two boys' lives changed by police assault.
By Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
(2015)
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Untwine Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant, thoughtful tale of teen's loss, grief, recovery.
By Edwidge Danticat
(2015)
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Shakespeare Bats Cleanup Book Poster Image
age 12+
Poetry helps a jock get well -- and get the girl.
By Ron Koertge
(2004)
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Small Steps Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Holes sequel delves into edgier territory.
By Louis Sachar
(2006)
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Love, Stargirl Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Peek into Stargirl's diary in this moody sequel.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2007)
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Street Love Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A hip-hop, Romeo & Juliet-inspired love story.
By Walter Dean Myers
(2006)
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Airhead Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Freaky life-swap tale with fashion and flair.
By Meg Cabot
(2008)
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Shakespeare Makes the Playoffs Book Poster Image
age 12+
Wry, warm sports story will hook both boys and girls.
By Ron Koertge
(2011)
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Playground Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Rap star's moving novel about a bully redeemed.
By 50 Cent
(2011)
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A Monster Calls Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Haunting tale of a boy coming to terms with mother's cancer.
By Patrick Ness
(2011)
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Far Far Away Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
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P.S. I Like You Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming contemporary romance hits all the right notes.
By Kasie West
(2016)
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