Book Reviews

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)
Season of the Witch Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)
Chasing Shadows Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Realistic teen tragedy blends well with fantasy graphics.
By Swati Avasthi
(2013)
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)
Every You, Every Me Book Poster Image
age 14+
Cryptic photos drive emotional novel of teen angst and loss.
By David Levithan
(2011)
Frankenstein Book Poster Image
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age 14+
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)
Love Is the Higher Law Book Poster Image
age 14+
NYC teens react to 9/11 tragedy in beautiful story of hope.
By David Levithan
(2009)
Paper Towns Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Edgy but compelling teen angst mystery.
By John Green
(2008)
The Devouring Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Old-school horror, complete with spiders, clowns.
By Simon Holt
(2008)
Bass Ackwards and Belly Up Book Poster Image
age 14+
Girls take a year off for plenty of iffy behavior.
By Elizabeth Craft, Sarah Fain
(2007)
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)
The Crimes and Punishments of Miss Payne Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to prove tough teacher is a drug dealer.
By Barry Jonsberg
(2005)