Book Reviews

age 10+
Short, punchy chapters propel storm survival tale.
By Watt Key
(2016)
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
age 10+
Love, magic, adventure, ghosts in thrilling series finale.
By Maile Meloy
(2015)
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age 8+
Imaginative illustrated tale of quirky friends' adventures.
By Nicholas Gannon
(2015)
age 10+
Puzzles, explosions in thrilling 1600s mystery adventure.
By Kevin Sands
(2015)
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age 12+
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 8+
More mummified chills and thrills, this time in London.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 9+
Wry humor, international drama make for fun page-turner.
By Dave Barry
(2015)
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
age 8+
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)
age 8+
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
age 8+
Gripping, well-grounded sequel in fun kid-spy series.
By Chris Rylander
(2015)
age 8+
Straightforward mummy adventure with a side of gamer fun.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
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age 9+
Fun, tech-savvy start to orphaned spy kids series.
By Peter Jay Black
(2014)
age 8+
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(2014)
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age 15+
Gritty thriller shows cost of drug trade, human trafficking.
By Ryan Graudin
(2014)
age 8+
Shipwrecked siblings encounter more adventure on new island.
By Jeff Probst, Chris Tebbetts
(2014)
age 10+
Satisfying finale to magical adventure-girl series.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2014)
age 10+
Time traveler starts to grow up in engaging installment.
By Marissa Moss
(2014)
age 8+
Thoughtful, satisfying end to historical adventure series.
By Elise Broach
(2014)

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