Book Reviews

Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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The Raven Boys:The Raven Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Imaginative, twisty tale explores magic, friendship, money.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2012)
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The Hazel Wood, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Hollow City: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping, creepy sequel time-travels to 1940s London.
By Ransom Riggs
(2014)
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Caraval, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
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Shadow and Bone: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, exotic fantasy romance gets pretty violent.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2012)
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King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Author returns to form with nail-biting third installment.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2017)
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Warcross, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Winning teen girl drives cyberpunk virtual reality thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2017)
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The 100: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale about teens sent to recolonize Earth.
By Kass Morgan
(2013)
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Ruin and Rising: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Rousing, romantic finale to fantasy set in alternate Russia.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2014)
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Reached: Matched, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Satisfying, solid resolution of twisting dystopian romance.
By Ally Condie
(2012)
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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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Sorcery of Thorns Book Poster Image
age 13+
Book-loving girl fights demons in captivating high fantasy.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2019)
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Daughter of the Pirate King Book Poster Image
age 13+
Swashbuckling, snarky pirate-girl romp has gore galore.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2017)
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The Inheritance Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing teen mystery has puzzles, twists but fizzles.
By Jennifer Lynn Barnes
(2020)
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