Book Reviews

Blood & Honey: Serpent & Dove, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Witchy sequel enchants yet has serious stumbles.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2020)
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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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We Are Totally Normal Book Poster Image
age 15+
Compelling but uneven tale of teen exploring his sexuality.
By Rahul Kanakia
(2020)
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I Am Every Good Thing Book Poster Image
age 5+
Dynamic art, poetry enhance vivid celebration of Black boys.
By Derrick Barnes
(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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Ruthless Gods: Something Dark and Holy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Thrilling, chilling sequel in Slavic gothic fantasy trilogy.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2020)
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We Are Not from Here Book Poster Image
age 15+
Haunting and unforgettable story of fleeing teen refugees.
By Jenny Torres Sanchez
(2020)
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Red Hood Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever feminist spin on fairy tale honors power of women.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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I Am Love Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Charming book in popular series has a big heart.
By Susan Verde
(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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Jack Book Series Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Fun series, but few consequences for bunny's behavior.
By Mac Barnett
(2019)
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Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up with Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Beautiful graphic novel about relationships and self-worth.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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19 Love Songs Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional collection explores love from all angles.
By David Levithan
(2020)
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The Tenth Girl Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, eerie, violent horror story with surprising twist.
By Sara Faring
(2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Where Are You From? Book Poster Image
age 5+
Lovely art frames lyrical answer to oft-asked question.
By Yamile Saied Méndez
(2019)
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Rube Goldberg's Simple Normal Humdrum School Day Book Poster Image
age 5+
Funny, STEM-inspired story about reaction contraptions.
By Jennifer George
(2017)
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Serpent & Dove Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wickedly fun witch fantasy has hot romance, magic, violence.
By Shelby Mahurin
(2019)
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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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