Want personalized picks that fit your family?

Find entertainment that fits your kid's interests and your parenting style.

Go to For Your Family

Book Reviews

Tokyo Heist Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Manga, art, and life lessons in top-notch mystery adventure.
By Diana Renn
(2012)
Continue reading
Pemba's Song: A Ghost Story Book Poster Image
age 12+
Intriguing, history-minded mystery with a modern twist.
By Marilyn Nelson, Tonya C. Hegamin
(2008)
Continue reading
The Amanda Project: invisible i Book Poster Image
age 12+
Compelling, quirky onion of a mystery.
By Amanda Valentino, Stella Lennon, Melissa Kantor
(2009)
Continue reading
Theodore Boone: The Abduction Book Poster Image
age 12+
More mature themes in second entry of popular series.
By John Grisham
(2011)
Continue reading
Theodore Boone: The Accused Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting series gets personal with Boone accused of theft.
By John Grisham
(2012)
Continue reading
The Shadow Cabinet: Shades of London, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
Continue reading
Ink and Ashes Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
Continue reading
The Recruit: CHERUB, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen spy series gets off to rousing start.
By Robert Muchamore
(2005)
Continue reading
The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
Continue reading
Silent to the Bone Book Poster Image
age 12+
Absorbing mystery includes child abuse, sexual manipulation.
By E. L. Konigsburg
(2000)
Continue reading
Down the Rabbit Hole Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen puts herself in danger to solve crime.
By Peter Abrahams
(2005)
Continue reading
Being Nikki: An Airhead Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Engaging cliffhanger continues series' rollercoaster ride.
By Meg Cabot
(2009)
Continue reading
Kill Switch Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Psychological thriller about ex-assassin proves unsettling.
By Chris Lynch
(2012)
Continue reading
The Edge of Nowhere Book Poster Image
age 12+
Decent start to girl-who-hears-others'-thoughts series.
By Elizabeth George
(2012)
Continue reading
Seconds Away Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Teen thriller sequel lacks punch of previous volume.
By Harlan Coben
(2012)
Continue reading
The Madness Underneath: Shades of London, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cool main character holds together 2nd London mystery.
By Maureen Johnson
(2013)
Continue reading
Buzz Kill Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Teen murder mystery is fun, flighty, formulaic.
By Beth Fantaskey
(2014)
Continue reading
All Fall Down: Embassy Row, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
By Ally Carter
(2015)
Continue reading
The Third Twin Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
Continue reading
Samurai Summer Book Poster Image
csm_book
age 12+
Swedish summer camp thriller gets lost in translation.
By Ake Edwardson
(2013)
Continue reading