Book Reviews

The Haters Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun band road-trip story, but crass humor wears thin.
By Jesse Andrews
(2016)
Lair of Dreams: Diviners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Engrossing sequel in supernatural series set in '20s NYC.
By Libba Bray
(2015)
A Court of Thorns and Roses Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
The Mime Order: The Bone Season, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Clairvoyant quest stalls before intense finish.
By Samantha Shannon
(2015)
The Walled City Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
Endgame: The Calling Book Poster Image
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
The Wrenchies Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent future fantasy has dynamic art, confusing plot.
By Farel Dalrymple
(2014)
Red Rising Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Incessant cruelty spoils action-packed sci-fi saga.
By Pierce Brown
(2014)
Storm Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen Ark stowaway tale rife with sexual tension, ape sex.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2014)
The Living Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sympathetic characters anchor over-the-top disaster drama.
By Matt de la Pena
(2013)
Just One Year Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
The Bone Season Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Ambitious clairvoyant fantasy is gripping, violent.
By Samantha Shannon
(2013)
The Twelve-Fingered Boy Book Poster Image
age 15+
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
Quintana of Charyn Book Poster Image
age 15+
Engrossing end to fabulous epic trilogy for mature readers.
By Melina Marchetta
(2013)
Just One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
This Is Not a Test Book Poster Image
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
Batman: Earth One Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gritty, hyper-violent graphic novel about Batman's origin.
By Geoff Johns
(2012)
Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
Unraveling Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sci-fi romance full of strong language, mature themes.
By Elizabeth Norris
(2012)
City of Lost Souls: The Mortal Instruments, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloody bestselling fantasy series gets steamier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2012)

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