Book Reviews

Anna K Away Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Less sex and drugs in engaging, thoughtful sequel.
By Jenny Lee
(2021)
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Hello World! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lively celebration of learning from and about other people.
By Kelly Corrigan
(2021)
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My Little Brave Girl Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, encouraging book imagines girl's bright future.
By Hilary Duff
(2021)
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Blessed Monsters: Something Dark and Holy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Satisfying trilogy ender has monster romance, gory violence.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2021)
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Firekeeper's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Native American teen vs. meth cartel in riveting thriller.
By Angeline Boulley
(2021)
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Yolk Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional tale has lots of strong language, sex, drinking.
By Mary H. K. Choi
(2021)
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Kent State: Four Dead in Ohio Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful account of national tragedy.
By Derf Backderf
(2020)
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Nubia: Real One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wonder Woman's Black twin fights injustice in urgent tale.
By L. L. McKinney
(2021)
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All the Tides of Fate: All the Stars and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Queen is unworthy of her cool magical world in finale.
By Adalyn Grace
(2021)
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Slaughterhouse-Five: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 15+
Anti-war sci-fi tale makes a smooth transition to comics.
By Ryan North, Kurt Vonnegut
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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C Is for Country Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Bright, playful alphabet book by the music star Lil Nas X.
By Lil Nas X
(2021)
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Lightbringer: Empirium, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Epic, if overlong, finale is full of twists and violence.
By Claire Legrand
(2021)
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Construction Site Mission: Demolition! Book Poster Image
age 3+
Truck team works hard to knock building down in fun tale.
By Sherri Duskey Rinker
(2020)
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Brown Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Beautiful depiction of a family's colorful shades of love.
By Nancy Johnson James
(2020)
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5 More Sleeps 'Til Christmas Book Poster Image
age 3+
Happy story, warm illustrations capture holiday excitement.
By Jimmy Fallon
(2020)
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Every Night Is Pizza Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Playful story, vibrant images encourage trying new foods.
By J. Kenji López-Alt
(2020)
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Daughters of Jubilation Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling, violent fantasy set in segregated '62 South.
By Kara Lee Corthron
(2020)
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Chasing Lucky Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sweet but predictable romance highlights communication.
By Jenn Bennett
(2020)
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Grumpy Monkey: Up All Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
Funny take on sleepovers has insight, great illustrations.
By Suzanne Lang
(2020)
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