Book Reviews

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age 16+
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
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age 16+
 
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
age 16+
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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age 16+
 
From suicide to bullying, every tough teen topic is present.
By Lauren Oliver
(2010)
age 16+
 
Crass, explicit novel tries to be provocative, ends up lame.
By Jake Wizner
(2009)
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age 16+
 
Grim account of a runaway teen is intense and disturbing.
By Adam Rapp
(2009)
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age 16+
 
Chick lit with a dose of feminism.
By Abby McDonald
(2009)
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age 16+
 
Thick free-verse bestseller takes graphic look at incest.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2008)
age 16+
 
Strip club on prom night? Worth a parent preview.
By Brian Sloan
(2008)
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age 16+
 
Lyrical, award-winning thriller is complex; read with teens.
By Sonya Hartnett
(2006)
age 16+
 
Portrays teen girls in all their complexity.
By Hillary Carlip
(1995)