Book Reviews

age 8+
 
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(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)
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age 9+
 
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
age 8+
 
Straightforward mummy adventure with a side of gamer fun.
By Michael Northrop
(2015)
age 8+
 
Pedal-to-the-metal graphic novel celebrates Latino culture.
By Cathy Camper
(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 12+
 
Bandits and faeries mix in rollicking fantasy series debut.
By Ben Tripp
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
age 8+
 
Fast-paced adventure with friends, zombies, and magic.
By Patrik Henry Bass
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
age 9+
 
Exciting saga of magic, martial arts, bike racing continues.
By Jeff Stone
(2013)
age 13+
 
Exciting, complex dystopian spy romance based on a classic.
By Diana Peterfreund
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Sweet story of yetis' quest for home best for young readers.
By Eva Ibbotson
(2013)
age 9+
 
Brave Lucy sails to Australia in even more exciting sequel.
By Barbara Mariconda
(2013)
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age 8+
 
Exciting frontier adventure with steampunk fantasy twist.
By Matthew J. Kirby
(2013)
age 10+
 
Series continues with more action, adventures, and battles.
By Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2013)
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age 12+
 
New villains seek A-bomb in exciting Apothecary sequel.
By Maile Meloy
(2013)
age 8+
 
Exciting medieval adventure with brave teens and dragons.
By Merrie Haskell
(2013)

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