Book Reviews

AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Lyrical, award-winning thriller is complex; read with teens.
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By Sonya Hartnett
(2006)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Strip club on prom night? Worth a parent preview.
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By Brian Sloan
(2008)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Thick free-verse bestseller takes graphic look at incest.
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By Ellen Hopkins
(2008)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tense journey to find ivory trader gone rogue in Congo.
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By Joseph Conrad
(1901)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
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By Richard Wright
(1940)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Classic dystopian novel of life under constant scrutiny.
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By George Orwell
(1949)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Gripping dystopian novel of religious state against women.
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By Margaret Atwood
(1985)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Fascinating survival tale with animal facts, gory detail.
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By Yann Martel
(2001)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
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By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
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By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Violent, disturbing read meant for discussion with teens.
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By Alice Sebold
(2002)