Book Reviews

How to Be a Bawse:  A Guide to Conquering Life Book Poster Image
age 15+
Honest, inspiring advice from popular YouTuber.
By Lilly Singh
(2017)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
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City of Heavenly Fire: The Mortal Instruments, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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Ready Player One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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The Gruffalo Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Clever mouse puts brains to work in this children's classic.
By Julia Donaldson
(1999)
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Will Grayson, Will Grayson Book Poster Image
age 15+
Edgy, clever gay-themed tale about teens with same name.
By John Green, David Levithan
(2010)
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Lips Touch Three Times Book Poster Image
age 15+
Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2009)
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Marked: House of Night, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vampire series start is more gossipy than gory.
By P.C. Cast
(2007)
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Little Brother Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
By Cory Doctorow
(2008)
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Llama Llama Mad at Mama Book Poster Image
age 3+
Silly story, happy lesson for parents, kids alike.
By Anna Dewdney
(2007)
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Private Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Yet another cliquey series, but with a nicer star.
By Kate Brian
(2006)
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Into the Wild Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Mesmerizing, tragic, and intense bio meant for discussion.
By Jon Krakauer
(1997)
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Slaughterhouse-Five Book Poster Image
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic makes strong anti-war case.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
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Tyrell Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Graphic portrayal of homelessness; best for older teens.
By Coe Booth
(2006)
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Pretty Little Liars, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
First book in cliquey girls' series shows off bad behavior.
By Sara Shepard
(2006)
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The Da Vinci Code Book Poster Image
age 15+
Complex, violent thriller has controversial Jesus theory.
By Dan Brown
(2006)
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I Am the Messenger Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lots of mature content in gritty tale; OK for older teens.
By Markus Zusak
(2006)
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