Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 8+
 
Villains, dragons, prince meet middle school in fun romp.
By Laurie McKay
(2015)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale full of gods, giants, and fond farewells.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
age 10+
 
Pirates, eels, and intrigue in exciting steampunk sequel.
By S.S. Taylor
(2014)
age 10+
 
Moral dilemmas abound in thrilling, imaginative sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2014)
age 8+
 
Absurd time-and-space-spanning romp an easy, funny read.
By Neil Gaiman
(2013)
age 13+
 
Shadow and Bone sequel steps up love triangle.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2013)
age 8+
 
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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age 16+
 
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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age 15+
 
Rough language, sexual violence mar odd maritime fable.
By Hannah Moskowitz
(2013)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 10+
 
Seven demigods in one sweet ride are off to save Rome.
By Rick Riordan
(2012)
age 12+
 
Man vs. marlin story a challenging, introspective read.
By Ernest Hemingway
(2011)
age 8+
 
Engaging story is great for reluctant readers.
By Cressida Cowell
(2004)
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age 7+
 
Gentle, much-loved classic delights all ages.
By E.B. White
(1952)