Book Reviews

The Selection, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
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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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A Girl Named Digit Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun story of math whiz girl who fights crime, finds romance.
By Annabel Monaghan
(2012)
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The Crown of Embers: The Girl of Fire and Thorns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, more mature sequel with new love interest.
By Rae Carson
(2012)
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The Archived Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
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Pure Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
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Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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The Reluctant Assassin: W.A.R.P., Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
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Siege and Storm: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
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Born of Illusion, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing tale of magician's true powers in '20s New York.
By Teri Brown
(2013)
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A Darkness Strange and Lovely: Something Strange and Deadly, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling sequel puts zombies in Victorian-era Paris.
By Susan Dennard
(2013)
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Picture Me Gone Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Missing-man mystery best for sophisticated teen readers.
By Meg Rosoff
(2013)
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Allegiant: Divergent, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
By Veronica Roth
(2013)
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White Hot Kiss Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gargoyles-vs.-demons tale a fast read for paranormal fans.
By Jennifer Armentrout
(2014)
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Death Sworn Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Solid fantasy whodunit has lots of intrigue and magic.
By Leah Cypess
(2014)
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Prisoner of Night and Fog Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling mystery offers intro, insight into Hitler's rise.
By Anne Blankman
(2014)
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After The End, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
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The One: The Selection, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, swoon-worthy romantic finale to popular series.
By Kiera Cass
(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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