Book Reviews

Saving American Beach Book Poster Image
age 5+
Impressive true tale of woman who protected inclusive beach.
By Heidi Tyline King
(2021)
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Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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Bones of a Saint Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Resourceful teen faces gang in exciting coming-of-age tale.
By Grant Farley
(2021)
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Lost in the Never Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping Peter Pan retell shines light on trauma, recovery.
By Aiden Thomas
(2021)
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We Became Jaguars Book Poster Image
age 5+
Colorful, imaginative adventure blends reality and fantasy.
By Dave Eggers
(2021)
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Girls with Rebel Souls: Girls with Sharp Sticks, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Feminist thriller has smart messages but few thrills.
By Suzanne Young
(2021)
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Love Is a Revolution Book Poster Image
age 13+
Charming story of teen trying on new identities.
By Renée Watson
(2021)
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Hot British Boyfriend Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, fun travel romance encourages being yourself.
By Kristy Boyce
(2021)
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The Poetry of Secrets Book Poster Image
age 13+
Jewish persecution in medieval Spain dominates teen romance.
By Cambria Gordon
(2021)
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Cecilia's Magical Mission Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's religious quest has saints, Satan, Day of the Dead.
By Viola Canales
(2020)
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The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series finale ramps up intense action and fantasy violence.
By Ransom Riggs
(2021)
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Trowbridge Road Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Heavy family tale of AIDS, mental illness, abuse in 1983.
By Marcella Pixley
(2020)
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Influence Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Wild, fast-moving tale of internet fame, fandom, and murder.
By Sara Shepard, Lilia Buckingham
(2021)
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This Is Not the Jess Show Book Poster Image
age 13+
Reality isn't what it seems in this fast-paced thriller.
By Anna Carey
(2021)
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A Place Inside of Me: A Poem to Heal the Heart Book Poster Image
age 5+
Powerful poem reflects on Black Americans' emotional story.
By Zetta Elliott
(2021)
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Champ and Major: First Dogs Book Poster Image
age 5+
Cute look at President Biden's pooches at home and at play.
By Joy McCullough
(2021)
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This Will Be Funny Someday Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging, funny tale of teen stand-up comic hits big issues.
By Katie Henry
(2021)
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Gone to the Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Author's harrowing memoir shows how kindness saved him.
By Gary Paulsen
(2021)
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Evelyn Del Rey Is Moving Away Book Poster Image
age 5+
Moving story captures besties' last day as neighbors.
By Meg Medina
(2020)
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On Account of the Gum Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lots of laughs and surprises in superb story of gum removal.
By Adam Rex
(2020)
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