Book Reviews

Three Dark Crowns Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling but very dark tale of murderous triplet queens.
By Kendare Blake
(2016)
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The Beauty of Darkness: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Strong characters make this overlong finale satisfying.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2016)
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A Torch Against the Night: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting fantasy sequel is a thought-provoking teen read.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2016)
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Half Lost: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gory and too-quick ending for riveting witch series.
By Sally Green
(2016)
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart coming-of-age fantasy focuses on "regular" kids.
By Patrick Ness
(2015)
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Six of Crows Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2015)
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Darkness Brutal:  The Dark Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Demons lurk in drawn-out, angsty fantasy.
By Rachel A. Marks
(2015)
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Half Wild: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)
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The Darkest Part of the Forest Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen sibs battle magic foes in convoluted fantasy.
By Holly Black
(2015)
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The Jewel: Lone City, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Captivating tale of girls sold to elite women as surrogates.
By Amy Ewing
(2014)
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Otherbound Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy sees life through eyes of servant girl in heavy tale.
By Corinne Duyvis
(2014)
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Raging Star: Dust Lands, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Strong nonviolence message in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Moira Young
(2014)
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Gasp: Visions, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens race to avert disaster in thrilling Visions finale.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
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Half Bad Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting witchy fantasy is riveting but grim and violent.
By Sally Green
(2014)
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Dreams of Gods & Monsters: Daughter of Smoke & Bone, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Too-long send-off to an otherwise fantastic fantasy trilogy.
By Laini Taylor
(2014)
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Bang: Visions, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Strong values, strong language in riveting thriller sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2013)
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World After: Penryn & the End of Days, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense apocalyptic angel series ramps up violence, romance.
By Susan Ee
(2013)
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Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Haunting gothic horror novel is a devil of a tale.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2013)
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Impostor Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Someone sees through Vee's eyes in taut thriller sequel.
By Jill Hathaway
(2013)
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Crash: Visions, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing thriller driven by teen girl's disaster visions.
By Lisa McMann
(2013)
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