Book Reviews

age 15+
 
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
age 15+
 
Clairvoyant quest stalls before intense finish.
By Samantha Shannon
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Violent future fantasy has dynamic art, confusing plot.
By Farel Dalrymple
(2014)
age 15+
 
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
age 15+
 
Engrossing end to fabulous epic trilogy for mature readers.
By Melina Marchetta
(2013)
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age 15+
 
Gory but sweet romance of teen girl and zombie.
By Isaac Marion
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Rough language, sexual violence mar odd maritime fable.
By Hannah Moskowitz
(2013)
age 15+
 
Bloody bestselling fantasy series gets steamier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2012)
age 15+
 
Character-driven fantasy is extraordinary for older teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Illusionists compete in dream-like literary romance.
By Erin Morgenstern
(2011)
age 15+
 
Sensual and suspenseful werewolf fantasy for mature teens.
By Annette Curtis Klause
(1997)
age 15+
 
Riveting epic, but too complex, violent for younger teens.
By Melina Marchetta
(2010)
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age 15+
 
Edgy, quirky road trip fantasy skewers reality TV and more.
By Libba Bray
(2009)
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age 15+
 
Dark novel tries too hard to be deep and complicated.
By Dakota Lane
(2008)
age 15+
 
Vampire series start is more gossipy than gory.
By P.C. Cast
(2007)
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age 15+
 
Dark tale of a good boy misled by temptation.
By Robert Cormier
(1988)