Book Reviews

Shadow Show: All-New Stories in Celebration of Ray Bradbury Book Poster Image
age 16+
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
By Sam Weller, Mort Castle
(2012)
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On the Road Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Poetic, ecstatic, debauched novel that changed literature.
By Jack Kerouac
(1957)
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Kim
age 16+
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
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The Kite Runner Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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The Kingdom of Little Wounds Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
By Susann Cokal
(2014)
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The Round House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Complex adult book explores rape survival, reservation life.
By Louise Erdrich
(2012)
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Front Lines: Front Lines, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Inventive, intense war story best for more mature teens.
By Michael Grant
(2016)
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The Dangerous Art of Blending In Book Poster Image
age 16+
Courageous love story told by teen suffering abuse.
By Angelo Surmelis
(2018)
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I Stop Somewhere Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Haunting, heartbreaking tale of teen rape and murder.
By TE Carter
(2018)
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Little Do We Know Book Poster Image
age 16+
Moving story about three teens struggling in crisis.
By Tamara Ireland Stone
(2018)
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Sadie Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.
By Courtney Summers
(2018)
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The Art of Losing Book Poster Image
age 16+
Authentic, realistic story of addiction, survival, sisters.
By Lizzy Mason
(2019)
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The Testaments: The Handmaid's Tale, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant, violent sequel is worthy of the orginal.
By Margaret Atwood
(2019)
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Ninth House Book Poster Image
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age 16+
YA author's adult fantasy has lots of drugs, sex, violence.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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Who Put This Song On? Book Poster Image
age 17+
Eccentric teen girl fights depression in moving story.
By Morgan Parker
(2019)
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Where Things Come Back Book Poster Image
age 16+
Unsettling tale of teen's small-town life is good but dark.
By John Corey Whaley
(2011)
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What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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Spontaneous Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Wickedly funny, foul-mouthed look at love and loss.
By Aaron Starmer
(2016)
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