Book Reviews

A Raisin in the Sun Book Poster Image
age 13+
Explosive play shows hopes, struggles of urban black family.
By Lorraine Hansberry
(2004)
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Brave New World Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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Dodger Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever adventure depicts Victorian streets with sly humor.
By Terry Pratchett
(2012)
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Pirate Cinema Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Rousing near-future adventure tackles privacy issues.
By Cory Doctorow
(2012)
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Ask the Passengers Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
By A.S. King
(2012)
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Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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Jumper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
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Dark Triumph: His Fair Assassin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful, violent story of medieval love and tragedy.
By Robin LaFevers
(2013)
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Fragments: The Partials Sequence, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Kira tracks creators of super-soldiers in exciting sequel.
By Dan Wells
(2013)
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Wild Awake Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
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Friday Never Leaving Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
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Ruins: The Partials Sequence, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart postapocalyptic tale reaches rousing conclusion.
By Dan Wells
(2014)
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Going Over Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
By Beth Kephart
(2014)
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This One Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Well-observed graphic novel charts transition to adolesence.
By Mariko Tamaki, Jillian Tamaki
(2014)
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Monument 14: Savage Drift Book Poster Image
age 13+
Harrowing, gripping end to post-apocalyptic trilogy.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2014)
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When Mr. Dog Bites Book Poster Image
age 14+
Surprisingly hilarious book about teen with Tourette's.
By Brian Conaghan
(2014)
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Something Strange and Ever After: Something Strange and Deadly, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
By Susan Dennard
(2014)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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UnDivided: Unwind Dystology, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi saga about organ harvesters nails the ending.
By Neal Shusterman
(2014)
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There Will Be Lies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
By Nick Lake
(2015)
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