Book Reviews

Unbecoming Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Family secrets, mature themes in thoughtful drama.
By Jenny Downham
(2016)
The Dead House Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense horror thriller might go too far for some readers.
By Dawn Kurtagich
(2015)
Shutter Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Scary horror thriller offers a fresh take on old monsters.
By Courtney Alameda
(2015)
The Girl from the Well Book Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
Carrie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
The End Games Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
By T. Michael Martin
(2013)
You Know What You Have to Do Book Poster Image
age 14+
Ambivalent take on teen who commits murders.
By Bonnie Shimko
(2013)
Dead to You Book Poster Image
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Thought-provoking story of abducted teen who returns.
By Lisa McMann
(2012)
Frankenstein Book Poster Image
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Classic of scientist haunted by his creation still timely.
By Mary Shelley
(2011)
Choker Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thriller has mature themes, but is more silly than scary.
By Elizabeth Woods
(2011)
The Everafter Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Mystery, not misery, at heart of this dead teen narrative.
By Amy Huntley
(2009)
King of the Screwups Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enchanting stereotype-bending novel; teens only.
By K. L. Going
(2009)
If I Stay Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, unsentimental look at teen in coma.
By Gayle Forman
(2009)
The Devouring Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Old-school horror, complete with spiders, clowns.
By Simon Holt
(2008)
Would You Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant story about a car accident's aftermath.
By Marthe Jocelyn
(2008)
The Year My Sister Got Lucky Book Poster Image
age 14+
A standard plot strengthened by sisterly bonds.
By Aimee Friedman
(2008)
Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens face violence, racism on a road trip to redemption.
By Gary D. Schmidt
(2008)
Prom Dates from Hell Book Poster Image
age 14+
Humorous high school horror; some edgy material.
By Rosemary Clement-Moore
(2007)
Peeps Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Modern vampire tale for teens is funny, edgy, and grisly.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)