Book Reviews

Hey, Kiddo Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Big-hearted memoir of rocky childhood with addicted mom.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2018)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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Girl in Pieces Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen heals from loss and self-harm in gritty, gripping tale.
By Kathleen Glasgow
(2016)
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This Is Where It Ends Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing and heartbreaking story of a school shooting.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2016)
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Salt to the Sea Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heartbreaking WWII novel shows power of hope, connection.
By Ruta Sepetys
(2016)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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It's Kind of a Funny Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brilliant, edgy story about suicide best for mature teens.
By Ned Vizzini
(2006)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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