Book Reviews

Fat Chance, Charlie Vega Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming novel promotes body positivity and self-acceptance.
By Crystal Maldonado
(2021)
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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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Bad Kitty Goes on Vacation Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, satirical theme park adventure on colorful pages.
By Nick Bruel
(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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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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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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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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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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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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Cat Kid Comic Club Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fun, irreverent characters share poop jokes, life lessons.
By Dav Pilkey
(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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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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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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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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Legendborn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.
By Tracy Deonn
(2020)
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