Book Reviews

Shine Until Tomorrow Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of heart, silly time travel in divorce-themed tale.
By Carla Malden
(2021)
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The Girls I've Been Book Poster Image
age 14+
Suspenseful, poignant thriller about teens taken hostage.
By Tess Sharpe
(2021)
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Concrete Rose Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful novel about teen father shows empathy, humor.
By Angie Thomas
(2021)
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The Great Gatsby: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Poster Image
age 14+
Abstract adaptation captures energy, debauchery of Jazz Age.
By F. Scott Fitzgerald, K. Woodman-Maynard
(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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The Cousins Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens unlock a dark family secret in full-of-twists mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Super Fake Love Song Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hilarious romcom highlights communication and integrity.
By David Yoon
(2020)
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These Violent Delights Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic, engaging historical fantasy reboots Romeo and Juliet.
By Chloe Gong
(2020)
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Every Body Looking Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen explores identities in brave novel in verse.
By Candice Iloh
(2020)
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All Because You Matter Book Poster Image
age 5+
Poetic declaration to children that their lives matter.
By Tami Charles
(2020)
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Crush: Crave, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unpolished storytelling mars otherwise fun paranormal soap.
By Tracy Wolff
(2020)
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Early Departures Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy reconciles with dead friend in sublime fantasy tale.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2020)
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Feathered Serpent and the Five Suns: A Mesoamerican Creation Myth Book Poster Image
age 5+
Stunning art, epic adventure of gods' quest to make humans.
By Duncan Tonatiuh
(2020)
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The Lives of Saints Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brief, bloody, lushly illustrated tales of the Grishaverse.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2020)
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Everything I Thought I Knew Book Poster Image
age 14+
Romance, science blend in emotional heart transplant tale.
By Shannon Takaoka
(2020)
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The Black Kids Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Complex tale of prom drama during Rodney King riots.
By Christina Hammonds Reed
(2020)
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The Nemesis: The Diabolic, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Revenge fuels action-packed finale in sci-fi saga.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2020)
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Dear Justyce: Dear Martin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Moving story of teen caught in unfair justice system.
By Nic Stone
(2020)
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Hush, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing, uneven dystopian fantasy in preindustrial land.
By Dylan Farrow
(2020)
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