Book Reviews

The Crimson Skew: The Mapmaker's Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fabulous end to complex trilogy includes anti-war message.
By S. E. Grove
(2016)
Being Jazz: My Life as a (Transgender) Teen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Candid, chatty memoir is powerful voice for trans kids.
By Jazz Jennings
(2016)
Sticks & Stones Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Quirky tween dramedy has strong messages about self-esteem.
By Abby Cooper
(2016)
Tru & Nelle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming tale of writers' childhood friendship inspires.
By G. Neri
(2016)
Everland Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Steampunk version of Peter Pan takes a dark turn.
By Wendy Spinale
(2016)
The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
The Lie Tree Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Exciting, twisty mystery stars clever Victorian teen sleuth.
By Frances Hardinge
(2016)
The Crown's Game Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Captivating tale of competing magicians in 1825 Russia.
By Evelyn Skye
(2016)
The Misadventures of Max Crumbly 1: Locker Hero Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun middle school adventure perfect for reluctant readers.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2016)
Outrun the Moon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Chinese-American girl fights bias in compelling 1906 tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2016)
The Novice: Summoner, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens train with demons for battle in exciting series start.
By Taran Matharu
(2015)
The Crown: The Selection, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fantasy-romance installment ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
The Nameless City Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens fight to save city in action-packed graphic novel.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2016)
Demon Dentist Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Macabre, grisly tale mines Dahl, but with less charm.
By David Walliams
(2016)
Wishing Day Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Whimsical tale of three sisters mixes magic, family mystery.
By Lauren Myracle
(2016)
Queen of Likes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lighthearted but memorable look at social media addiction.
By Hillary Homzie
(2016)
The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
Red:  The True Story of Red Riding Hood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Strong heroine leads the adventure in fairy tale revamp.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2016)
The Prisoner of Cell 25: Michael Vey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful tale of superpowered teens has a spark of wit.
By Richard Paul Evans
(2011)
Love & Gelato Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen grapples with grief and first love in charming romance.
By Jenna Evans Welch
(2016)

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