Book Reviews

Basil of Baker Street: The Great Mouse Detective, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Classic, cute mouse-detective series gets new edition.
By Eve Titus
(2016)
Tru & Nelle Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Charming tale of writers' childhood friendship inspires.
By G. Neri
(2016)
Queen of Hearts Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Creepy, gory, violent origin story of Alice's mean queen.
By Colleen Oakes
(2016)
Horrible Bear! Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl blames bear in funny story about anger and forgiveness.
By Ame Dyckman
(2016)
A Study in Charlotte Book Poster Image
age 14+
Drugs, rape, murder in tense, edgy Holmes-Watson update.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2016)
Unhooked Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gory, monster-filled fantasy romance best for genre fans.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2016)
The Door by the Staircase Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
Finding Winnie: The True Story of the World's Most Famous Bear Book Poster Image
age 4+
Moving story of bear that inspired Winnie-the-Pooh.
By Lindsay Mattick
(2015)
More Caps for Sale: Another Tale of Mischievous Monkeys Book Poster Image
age 4+
Mimicking monkeys pursue peddler in sequel true to classic.
By Esphyr Slobodkina, Ann Marie Mulhearn Sayer
(2015)
Winter: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
Thank You and Good Night Book Poster Image
age 3+
A perfect charmer of a bedtime book; the real deal.
By Patrick McDonnell
(2015)
Jack Frost: The Guardians of Childhood Book Poster Image
age 4+
Jack Frost origin story is reassuring but confusing.
By William Joyce
(2015)
Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
Book Scavenger Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
Dime Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen Book Poster Image
age 9+
Installment in popular series is long on drama, stereotypes.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
Interstellar Cinderella Book Poster Image
age 3+
Cinderella is spunky, resourceful in fresh space tale.
By Deborah Underwood
(2015)
The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)

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