Book Reviews

Gilded Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Bold, at times gory reimagining of "Rumpelstiltskin."
By Marissa Meyer
(2021)
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The Splendor Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen braves creepy mind manipulators in perilous tale.
By Breeana Shields
(2021)
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Audrey L and Audrey W: Best Friends-ish Book Poster Image
age 6+
Engaging story focuses on kindness, managing insecurities.
By Carter Higgins
(2021)
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The Corpse Queen Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark and ghoulish tale of a teen grave robber in the 1850s.
By Heather M. Herrman
(2021)
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The Last Legacy Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Coming-of-age romance pits girl against her crime family.
By Adrienne Young
(2021)
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Suns Will Rise: System Divine, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Third in sci-fi series ramps up the suspense and intrigue.
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2021)
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Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, Indian-dance-themed romance has positive messages.
By Nisha Sharma
(2021)
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Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
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Indivisible Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping tale of documented teen and his migrant family.
By Daniel Aleman
(2021)
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The Hollow Inside Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thriller catches kidnapped teen in twisted revenge plot.
By Brooke Lauren Davis
(2021)
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The Summer of Lost Letters Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging summer romance uncovers long-buried family secrets.
By Hannah Reynolds
(2021)
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Pumpkin Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Funny, charming prom tale brims with identity positivity.
By Julie Murphy
(2021)
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I Am Frida Kahlo: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 6+
Lively, appealing bio encourages being your unique self.
By Brad Meltzer
(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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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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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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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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The Enigma Game: Code Name Verity, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Harrowing, uplifting tale of planes, outsiders vs. Nazis
By Elizabeth Wein
(2020)
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