Book Reviews

Learning to Swear in America Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging blend of romance, sci-fi, and culture clash.
By Katie Kennedy
(2016)
The Last Full Measure: Divided We Fall, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
A rousing finale for saga of a second U.S. Civil War.
By Trent Reedy
(2016)
This Is Where It Ends Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harrowing and heartbreaking story of a school shooting.
By Marieke Nijkamp
(2016)
When We Collided Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartfelt summer romance explores mental illness and grief.
By Emery Lord
(2016)
Symptoms of Being Human Book Poster Image
age 14+
Empathetic, empowering story of gender-fluid teen.
By Jeff Garvin
(2016)
The Amazing Book Is Not on Fire:  The World of Dan and Phil Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lively, engaging video how-to from popular YouTube stars.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2015)
The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
Deadly Design Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
Bone Gap Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gay teen's coming out becomes a musical in fun, campy novel.
By David Levithan
(2015)
The Story of Owen: Dragon Slayer of Trondheim Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing fantasy mixes modern-world dragons and politics.
By E. K. Johnston
(2014)
Teen Spirit Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
Ask the Passengers Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
By A.S. King
(2012)
The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
It's Kind of a Funny Story Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brilliant, edgy story about suicide best for mature teens.
By Ned Vizzini
(2006)
Jumper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
Immortal City Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Celebrity angels are targets in fun paranormal thriller.
By Scott Speer
(2012)