Book Reviews

You Have a Match Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun, heartfelt summer camp tale shows love in many forms.
By Emma Lord
(2021)
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The Project Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping thriller about cults and the bonds of sisterhood.
By Courtney Summers
(2021)
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Magnificent Homespun Brown: A Celebration Book Poster Image
age 6+
Joyous look at the color brown in the world around us.
By Samara Cole Doyon
(2020)
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A Vow So Bold and Deadly: Cursebreaker, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Stellar conclusion to fantasy tale of magic, gore, love.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2021)
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Into the Heartless Wood Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping romantic fantasy is dark, lyrical, violent.
By Joanna Ruth Meyer
(2021)
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We Free the Stars: Sands of Arawiya, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Shaky storytelling in gory finale to Arabian-style epic.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2021)
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Stella Díaz Dreams Big: Stella Díaz, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kind story teaches social skills, scheduling, some Spanish.
By Angela Dominguez
(2021)
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Stella Díaz Has Something to Say: Stella Díaz, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Kindness helps bilingual girl with public speaking, friends.
By Angela Dominguez
(2019)
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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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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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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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The Left-Handed Booksellers of London Book Poster Image
age 14+
Action-packed magical fantasy also has charm and wit.
By Garth Nix
(2020)
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Sanctuary Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Heart-wrenching dystopian tale of brave, undocumented teen.
By Paola Mendoza, Abby Sher
(2020)
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As the Shadow Rises: The Age of Darkness, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Love, religion, and magic mix in twisty, satisfying sequel.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2020)
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Geese Are Never Swans Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty take on teen swimmer fueled by grief and anger.
By Kobe Bryant, Eva Clark
(2020)
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Lobizona: Wolves of No World, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling Latina hero, rushed storytelling in deep fantasy.
By Romina Garber
(2020)
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We Didn't Ask for This Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of eco-protest at elite high school.
By Adi Alsaid
(2020)
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The Shadow Wand: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Witch turns into warrior in sexually charged third book.
By Laurie Forest
(2020)
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Clap When You Land Book Poster Image
age 14+
Moving novel in verse about grief, family, and forgiveness.
By Elizabeth Acevedo
(2020)
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