Book Reviews

A Good Girl's Guide to Murder Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen detective "unsolves" murder in riveting thriller.
By Holly Jackson
(2020)
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Two Can Keep a Secret Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen thriller is heavy on clichés, light on thrills.
By Karen M. McManus
(2019)
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A Very Large Expanse of Sea Book Poster Image
age 13+
Muslim teen busts stereotypes in bitterly funny school tale.
By Tahereh Mafi
(2018)
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Eliza and Her Monsters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fame and fandom collide with privacy in engaging tale.
By Francesca Zappia
(2017)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean:  To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(2017)
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The Hate U Give Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Powerful story of police shooting of unarmed Black teen.
By Angie Thomas
(2017)
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King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Author returns to form with nail-biting third installment.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2017)
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Caraval, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
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Carve the Mark Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Twist-filled fantasy romance is occasionally dark, violent.
By Veronica Roth
(2017)
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P.S. I Still Love You: To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
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Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet tale of gay teen who comes out, takes chance on love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2015)
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Red Queen: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed fantasy will grip fans of powerful heroines.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2015)
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We Were Liars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
By E. Lockhart
(2014)
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To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sassy sisters steal the show in well-told romantic read.
By Jenny Han
(2014)
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The 100: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale about teens sent to recolonize Earth.
By Kass Morgan
(2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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Monument 14 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Suspenseful survival story will grip teen readers.
By Emmy Laybourne
(2012)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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Second Chance Summer Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen faces dad's death, former crush in beautiful story.
By Morgan Matson
(2012)
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