Book Reviews

One Dark Throne: Three Dark Crowns, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sexier, bloodier sequel full of unexpected twists.
By Kendare Blake
(2017)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Now I Rise: And I Darken, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bloodier, sexier, and more absorbing than the first.
By Kiersten White
(2017)
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How to Be a Bawse:  A Guide to Conquering Life Book Poster Image
age 15+
Honest, inspiring advice from popular YouTuber.
By Lilly Singh
(2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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Strange the Dreamer Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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Stranger Than Fanfiction Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sloppy narration mars moving, funny, profane road trip tale.
By Chris Colfer
(2017)
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The Female of the Species Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, dark, violent story of teen girl set on vengeance.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2016)
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The Underground Railroad Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting, thought-provoking, brutal runaway slave story.
By Colson Whitehead
(2016)
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Cure for the Common Universe Book Poster Image
age 15+
Callous gamer wises up in smart rehab tale.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2016)
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I Crawl Through It Book Poster Image
age 15+
Bizarre, brilliant, poignant tale of resilient teens.
By A.S. King
(2015)
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Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lurid violence and body count mount in grim, dark thriller.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2015)
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Dime Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
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A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
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The DUFF: (Designated Ugly Fat Friend) Book Poster Image
age 15+
Formulaic but fun romance good for beach reading.
By Kody Keplinger
(2010)
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The Mime Order: The Bone Season, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Clairvoyant quest stalls before intense finish.
By Samantha Shannon
(2015)
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King Dork Approximately Book Poster Image
age 15+
Coming-of-age sequel is just as wry, mature as the original.
By Frank Portman
(2014)
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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)
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Sway Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Complicated teen boy learns to feel again in edgy tale.
By Kat Spears
(2014)
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Aspen Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Stoner mom's antics cloud otherwise fun, ghostly mystery.
By Rebekah Crane
(2014)
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