Book Reviews

The Burning Sky: The Elemental Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girl learns to use fire-controlling power in magical tale.
By Sherry Thomas
(2013)
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Perfect Ruin: The Internment Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
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Be My Enemy: Everness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi sequel offers intense adventure, frequent peril.
By Ian McDonald
(2012)
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The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two Book Poster Image
age 12+
September goes on a moon mission in compelling installment.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2013)
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Beautiful Redemption: Beautiful Creatures, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Satisfying conclusion to popular Southern Gothic series
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2012)
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Slated: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling story of teen's struggle against government.
By Teri Terry
(2013)
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Battle Magic Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Slow start to enchanting, magical battle adventure.
By Tamora Pierce
(2013)
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Momo Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging fantasy from The NeverEnding Story author.
By Michael Ende
(2013)
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Boxers & Saints Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting graphic-novel set is powerful historical fiction.
By Gene Luen Yang
(2013)
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Into That Forest Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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Two Boys Kissing Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Poignant tale of several gay teens and record-breaking kiss.
By David Levithan
(2013)
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Chantress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Strong heroine + exciting finish = fine tween/teen fantasy.
By Amy Butler Greenfield
(2013)
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If I Ever Get Out of Here Book Poster Image
age 12+
Relatable story of music-loving Native American boy in '70s.
By Eric Gansworth
(2013)
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March: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful graphic novel captures spirit of desegregation.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, Nate Powell
(2013)
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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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Samurai Summer Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Swedish summer camp thriller gets lost in translation.
By Ake Edwardson
(2013)
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A Moment Comes Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Moving coming-of-age story set amid creation of Pakistan.
By Jennifer Bradbury
(2013)
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45 Pounds (More or Less) Book Poster Image
age 12+
Painful, relatable look at teen's family and diet struggles.
By K.A. Barson
(2013)
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The Rithmatist Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Geometry-based steampunk fantasy with a touch of violence.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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Golden Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
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