Book Reviews

AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gorgeously written, mature tale of teen's self-discovery.
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By Hilary T. Smith
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
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By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Feel the love in this cascade of whimsical wishes for kids.
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By Amy Krouse Rosenthal
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Evocative gardening book makes nature come alive.
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By Kate Messner
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Formulaic but fun romance good for beach reading.
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By Kody Keplinger
(2010)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dog turns house into moon rocket in fun, wacky story.
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By Jon Agee
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Artist's kids get George to smile in funny historical romp.
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By Lynn Cullen
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Clairvoyant quest stalls before intense finish.
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By Samantha Shannon
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
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By Gayle Forman
(2015)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Fun tale of monster-fighting princess who leads double life.
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By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Coming-of-age sequel is just as wry, mature as the original.
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By Frank Portman
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
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By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Dark, unsettling story of pet endangered by children.
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By Chris Van Allsburg
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
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By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
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By Grace Lin
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
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By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Complicated teen boy learns to feel again in edgy tale.
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By Kat Spears
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Reassuring tale soothes fears, promotes sharing feelings.
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By LeVar Burton, Susan Schaefer Bernardo
(2014)

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