Book Reviews

Dear Rachel Maddow Book Poster Image
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Teen can't stop confessing to her hero in poignant story.
By Adrienne Kisner
(2018)
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Girl Made of Stars Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping story of girl's twin brother accused of rape.
By Ashley Herring Blake
(2018)
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War Storm: Red Queen, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Occasional thrills but mostly uneven fantasy finale.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2018)
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Out of the Blue Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Angel mystery focuses on mother loss over fantasy.
By Sophie Cameron
(2018)
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Puddin' Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Good-hearted companion tale lacks spark of Dumplin'.
By Julie Murphy
(2018)
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Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lively, inspiring mini-bios of women who made a difference.
By Penelope Bagieu
(2018)
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All of This Is True Book Poster Image
age 13+
Writer uses teens' secrets for stories in riveting thriller.
By Lygia Day Peñaflor
(2018)
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Legendary: A Caraval Novel Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dramatic magical romance sequel has daring female hero.
By Stephanie Garber
(2018)
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Daughter of the Siren Queen: Daughter of the Pirate King, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Snarky, slashy pirate princess returns in gory revenge romp.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2018)
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Isle of Blood and Stone: Tower of Winds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Historical fantasy weaves clever mystery plot.
By Makiia Lucier
(2018)
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Neverworld Wake Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, gripping, time-shifting psychological thriller.
By Marisha Pessl
(2018)
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The Fates Divide: Carve the Mark, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Introspective, twist-filled finale explores love, destiny.
By Veronica Roth
(2018)
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Moonrise Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Boy reconnects with brother on death row in haunting tale.
By Sarah Crossan
(2018)
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Ink, Iron, and Glass Book Poster Image
age 13+
Science, romance, alt-history mix in genre-bending tale.
By Gwendolyn Clare
(2018)
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Nexus: Zeroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Superpowered teens hit New Orleans in superior thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2018)
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Time Bomb Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Explosive high school thriller marred by flat characters.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2018)
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Between the Lines Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poetry group helps teens find true selves in moving novel.
By Nikki Grimes
(2018)
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Dread Nation Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Riveting alt-history post-Civil War zombie thriller.
By Justina Ireland
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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