Book Reviews

The Scarlet Letter Book Poster Image
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Classic novel of American religion, morality, and hypocrisy.
By Nathaniel Hawthorne
(1850)
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The Good Earth Book Poster Image
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Gritty, moving tale of couple in turn-of-the century China.
By Pearl S. Buck
(1931)
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Dark Triumph: His Fair Assassin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Beautiful, violent story of medieval love and tragedy.
By Robin LaFevers
(2013)
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Rose Under Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Emotional story of WWII teen pilot in concentration camp.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2013)
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Going Over Book Poster Image
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Passionate, poetic story of love across the Berlin Wall.
By Beth Kephart
(2014)
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Anna and the Swallow Man Book Poster Image
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Exquisite tale of Polish girl in WWII shows horrors of war.
By Gavriel Savit
(2016)
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And I Darken, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing read imagines the early years of a female Dracula.
By Kiersten White
(2016)
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Every Hidden Thing Book Poster Image
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Absorbing dino-hunting adventure has some mature content.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2016)
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Blood Water Paint Book Poster Image
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Teen artist fights rapist in riveting tale of 1610 Rome.
By Joy McCullough
(2018)
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We Are All That's Left Book Poster Image
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Powerful, heartrending tale tackles faith, war, violence.
By Carrie Arcos
(2018)
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Grave Mercy: His Fair Assassin, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Violent tale of assassin nun seeking revenge on men.
By Robin LaFevers
(2012)
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Deep Sea Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tender summer tale is 3rd in saga of Jewish girl in WWII.
By Annika Thor
(2014)
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X: A Novel Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thrilling and tragic novel about Malcolm X's troubled youth.
By Ilyasah Shabazz, Kekla Magoon
(2016)
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Burn Baby Burn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting coming-of-age tale set in dangerous summer of '77.
By Meg Medina
(2016)
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The Wrath & the Dawn, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Hint of magic in absorbing 1,001 Nights-themed love story.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2015)
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The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue Book Poster Image
age 14+
Funny, exciting escapades of bisexual English teen in 1700s.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2017)
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Before the Devil Breaks You: The Diviners, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense supernatural installment sets up an epic finale.
By Libba Bray
(2017)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
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Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
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Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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