Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Haunting, beautiful tale of love, pain, and secrets.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2015)
age 14+
 
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Dark retelling of Peter Pan tale focuses on Indian girl.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2012)
age 14+
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
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age 14+
 
American classic captures romance, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald
(1925)
age 14+
 
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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age 14+
 
Violent, romantic fairy tale retelling is based on movie.
By Sarah Blakley-Cartwright
(2011)
age 14+
 
Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1940)
age 14+
 
Masterpiece of romance and manners entertains at any age.
By Jane Austen
(1813)
age 14+
 
Classic story of love and revenge still captivates.
By Emily Bronte
(2005)
age 14+
 
Hemingway's masterpiece salutes Spain and Lost Generation.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2006)
age 14+
 
Lyrical view of life and love won't interest most kids.
By Sonya Hartnett
(2008)
age 14+
 
Boarding school rebel story more insightful than most.
By E. Lockhart
(2008)
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age 14+
 
Irish teen gets accused of killing her baby.
By Siobhan Dowd
(2007)
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age 14+
 
Complex, intense story is OK for mature teens.
By Meg Rosoff
(2007)
age 14+
 
One of the greatest novels of the 20th century.
By J. D. Salinger
(1969)
age 14+
 
A kind of "Dangerous Liaisons" for teenagers.
By Robert Cormier
(1974)