Book Reviews

AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Powerful look at abusive childhood for mature readers only.
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By David Small
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
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By Richard Wright
(1940)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Teen faces addiction and abuse in powerful, poetic novel.
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By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2009)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
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By Isabel Allende
(1985)
Kim
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Classic about complex Indian cultures best for older teens.
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By Rudyard Kipling
(1901)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Tribute collection will please Bradbury fans, new readers.
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By Mort Castle, Sam Weller
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
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By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
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By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
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By Steven Gould
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
School-for-criminals mystery turns very dark and violent.
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By Kirsten Miller
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Complex adult book explores rape survival, reservation life.
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By Louise Erdrich
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
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By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
College kids steam things up in mature, romantic read.
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By Jean Haus
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
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By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
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By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
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By Madeleine Roux
(2014)