Book Reviews

We Are Totally Normal Book Poster Image
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Compelling but uneven tale of teen exploring his sexuality.
By Rahul Kanakia
(2020)
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Juliet Takes a Breath Book Poster Image
age 15+
College student navigates identities in funny, moving tale.
By Gabby Rivera
(2020)
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Anna K: A Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lots of sex, drugs, partying in update of Tolstoy classic.
By Jenny Lee
(2020)
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Not So Pure and Simple Book Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious tale of teen sexual and romantic drama.
By Lamar Giles
(2020)
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Like a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 15+
Emotional tale about self-acceptance set during AIDS crisis.
By Abdi Nazemian
(2019)
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The Revolution of Birdie Randolph Book Poster Image
age 15+
Timeless novel about first love and family solidarity.
By Brandy Colbert
(2019)
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The Art of Breaking Things Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling story of teen sex assault, healing power of art.
By Laura Sibson
(2019)
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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful novel deals with suicide, anxiety, and loneliness.
By Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
(2018)
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A Girl Like That Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of teen rebellion, tragedy in Saudi Arabia.
By Tanaz Bhathena
(2018)
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Hello, Sunshine Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Quirky, well-written tale of aspiring teen actress in LA.
By Leila Howland
(2017)
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Stranger Than Fanfiction Book Poster Image
age 15+
Sloppy narration mars moving, funny, profane road trip tale.
By Chris Colfer
(2017)
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Cure for the Common Universe Book Poster Image
age 15+
Callous gamer wises up in smart rehab tale.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2016)
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The Haters Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Fun band road-trip story, but crass humor wears thin.
By Jesse Andrews
(2016)
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The Great American Whatever Book Poster Image
age 15+
Wry, heartfelt tale of teen trying to move on after tragedy.
By Tim Federle
(2016)
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A Sense of the Infinite Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gorgeously written, mature tale of teen's self-discovery.
By Hilary T. Smith
(2015)
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King Dork Approximately Book Poster Image
age 15+
Coming-of-age sequel is just as wry, mature as the original.
By Frank Portman
(2014)
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Sway Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Complicated teen boy learns to feel again in edgy tale.
By Kat Spears
(2014)
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Mix It Up! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Delightful book reveals the magic of mixing colors.
By Hervé Tullet
(2014)
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yolo: The Internet Girls, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Series friends hit college in fast-paced sequel.
By Lauren Myracle
(2014)
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Little Green Peas: A Big Book of Colors Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cute peas at play help kids learn colors.
By Keith Baker
(2014)
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