Book Reviews

AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
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By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
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By Andrew Smith
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
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By Steven Gould
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
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By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Witty sci-fi adventure takes hero to alternate Earths.
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By Stephen Baxter, Terry Pratchett
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
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By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Teen gamers vs. corporations; absorbing but violent sci-fi.
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By Cory Doctorow
(2010)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
From suicide to bullying, every tough teen topic is present.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2010)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Violent, disturbing read meant for discussion with teens.
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By Alice Sebold
(2002)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Crass, explicit novel tries to be provocative, ends up lame.
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By Jake Wizner
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Retired heroes fight to save themselves in gritty classic.
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By Alan Moore
(1995)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Thick free-verse bestseller takes graphic look at incest.
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By Ellen Hopkins
(2008)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Strip club on prom night? Worth a parent preview.
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By Brian Sloan
(2008)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Lyrical, award-winning thriller is complex; read with teens.
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By Sonya Hartnett
(2006)