Book Reviews

Faith: Taking Flight Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun superhero origin story is body and LGBTQ positive.
By Julie Murphy
(2020)
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The Loop Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen prison inmates plan escape in intense sci-fi thriller.
By Ben Oliver
(2020)
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The Alcazar: The Cerulean, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing world-building powers delightful space fantasy.
By Amy Ewing
(2020)
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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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Again Again Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging tale of love, possibility, and addiction recovery.
By E. Lockhart
(2020)
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Rules for Being a Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen finds her voice after sexual assault in moving tale.
By Candace Bushnell, Katie Cotugno
(2020)
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The Fire Next Time Book Poster Image
age 13+
Baldwin's essays are essential reading to understand racism.
By James Baldwin
(1963)
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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes: A Hunger Games Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Equally violent prequel shows notorious dictator as a teen.
By Suzanne Collins
(2020)
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Forged in Fire and Stars Book Poster Image
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Girl seeks her destiny in so-so fantasy adventure.
By Andrea Robertson
(2020)
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Kent State Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful novel-in-verse tells story of university shooting.
By Deborah Wiles
(2020)
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The Lightness of Hands Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bipolar teen tries to help struggling dad in charming tale.
By Jeff Garvin
(2020)
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Deathless Divide: Dread Nation, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging, occasionally uneven finale to a great story.
By Justina Ireland
(2020)
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Between Burning Worlds: System Devine, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed, exciting sequel heads to new moon and planet.
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2020)
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The Light in Hidden Places Book Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting true tale of Polish teen, Jewish family, Holocaust.
By Sharon Cameron
(2020)
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A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen detective "unsolves" murder in riveting thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2020)
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Girls with Razor Hearts Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girls grapple with their value in exciting thriller.
By Suzanne Young
(2020)
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The Queen's Assassin: The Queen's Secret, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens search for conspirators in so-so romantic fantasy.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2020)
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The Night Country: The Hazel Wood, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough teen battles dark magic in inventive fantasy sequel.
By Melissa Albert
(2020)
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Shadow of the Batgirl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen assassin atones in sensitive tale of redemption.
By Sarah Kuhn
(2020)
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Nameless Queen Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever heroine drives appealing fantasy of politics, magic.
By Rebecca McLaughlin
(2020)
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