Book Reviews

Slayer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Uneven series start picks up when Buffy TV series ends.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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Shadow of the Fox Book Poster Image
age 13+
Samurai, demons, Japanese folklore; very cool, kind of gory.
By Julie Kagawa
(2018)
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A Map of Days:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Creepy series installment adds lots of teen angst.
By Ransom Riggs
(2018)
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Bridge of Clay Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Expansive, touching saga of Aussie family's losses, loves.
By Markus Zusak
(2018)
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Pride Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sparkling multi-ethnic reimagining of "Pride and Prejudice."
By Ibi Zoboi
(2018)
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The Broken Vow: Spill Zone, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough sisters battle other-dimension beasts in trippy tale.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Nightblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lovers' quarrels stifle this dark fantasy finale.
By Elly Blake
(2018)
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Book Poster Image
age 13+
Modern authors meet Asian mythology in stellar anthology.
By Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
(2018)
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Invisible Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cute but predictable teen romance … with ghosts.
By Robyn Schneider
(2018)
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My Plain Jane Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheeky "Jane Eyre" remake is a ghosty romcom mystery.
By Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
(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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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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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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Voices in the Air: Poems for Listeners Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating, unforgettable collection of free-verse poems.
By Naomi Shihab Nye
(2018)
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Hamilton and Peggy: A Revolutionary Friendship Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging mix of history, romance set in Revolutionary War.
By L.M. Elliott
(2018)
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The Heart Forger: The Bone Witch, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Complex monster/kingdom fantasy amps up gore.
By Rin Chupeco
(2018)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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Forest of a Thousand Lanterns:  Rise of the Empress, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Vivid dark-fantasy series off to a compelling start.
By Julie C. Dao
(2017)
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The Librarian of Auschwitz Book Poster Image
age 13+
Unforgettable story of a teen heroine of the Holocaust.
By Antonio Iturbe
(2017)
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