Book Reviews

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age 15+
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(2015)
age 15+
 
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
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age 15+
 
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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age 15+
 
OK series debut highlights the falseness of reality TV.
By Lauren Conrad
(2012)
age 15+
 
Provocative memoir blends history with legend.
By Maxine Hong Kingston
(1975)
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age 15+
 
Gritty retelling of Shakespeare tale for older teens.
By Mal Peet
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Wild night of parties, drug deals, and mature misadventures.
By Peter Lerangis
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Powerful, heartbreaking tale of young soldiers in Iraq.
By Patricia McCormick
(2009)
age 15+
 
Witty, raunchy novel spiked with geeky humor.
By Larry Doyle
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Not as bad as you might expect from a reality TV star.
By Lauren Conrad
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Misfit escapes inner city. Moving identity story for teens.
By Oscar Hijuelos
(2008)
age 15+
 
Chick-lit fave gets a movie tie-in.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2001)
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age 15+
 
Teen star's struggle gives families lots to talk about.
By Randi Reisfeld
(2008)
age 15+
 
Teen drunk's tragic story best for mature readers.
By Tim Tharp
(2008)
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age 15+
 
Great discussion book on sex and repercussions.
By Laura Ruby
(2006)
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age 15+
 
Teen copes after sisters die at mom's hand.
By R. A. Nelson
(2007)
age 15+
 
Raw look at loss & addiction best for older teens.
By Joyce Carol Oates
(2006)
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age 15+
 
Graphic portrayal of homelessness; best for older teens.
By Coe Booth
(2006)
age 15+
 
Too arcane for younger kids, better for adults.
By Dan Brown
(2006)

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