Book Reviews

age 12+
Entertaining fantasy plagued by scattered subplots.
By Sherry Thomas
(2014)
age 12+
Conclusion of gothic series about female teen lacks oomph.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2014)
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age 12+
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
By Adi Alsaid
(2014)
age 12+
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
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age 12+
Gripping fantasy has adventure, intrigue, some gore.
By Joe Abercrombie
(2014)
age 12+
Vivid, sometimes violent tale of Russia's last royal family.
By Candace Fleming
(2014)
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age 12+
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
age 12+
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
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age 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
age 12+
Teen spy series gets off to rousing start.
By Robert Muchamore
(2005)
age 12+
Old-fashioned romantic swashbuckler a riveting classic.
By Baroness Orczy
(1905)
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age 12+
Exciting take on a forgotten Asian-American superhero.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2014)
age 12+
Final book in talky trilogy picks up pace toward the climax.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2014)
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age 12+
Teen murder mystery is fun, flighty, formulaic.
By Beth Fantaskey
(2014)
age 12+
Dense, complex map tale a treat for seasoned fantasy fans.
By S. E. Grove
(2014)
age 12+
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
By Pete Hautman
(2014)
age 12+
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
age 12+
Surfer girl fears first-love wipeout in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2014)

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