Book Reviews

Aspen Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Stoner mom's antics cloud otherwise fun, ghostly mystery.
By Rebekah Crane
(2014)
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Dear Killer Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Teen serial killer faces moral dilemma in gripping read.
By Katherine Ewell
(2014)
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Faking It TV Poster Image
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age 15+
High school comedy with sexuality as its focus.
Network: MTV
(2014)
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Surviving Jack TV Poster Image
age 15+
Coming-of-age comedy has sex, slang, and some heart.
Network: Fox
(2014)
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The Gospel of Winter Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful book about victims of priest sexual abuse.
By Brendan Kiely
(2014)
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Chicagoland TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Sobering docuseries sheds light on city's grim realities.
Network: CNN
(2014)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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No One Else Can Have You Book Poster Image
age 16+
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
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The Spectacular Now Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Poignant teen drama doesn't shy away from alcohol or sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The F- It List Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Girl takes on friend's bucket list; best for older teens.
By Julie Halpern
(2013)
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Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
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Reality Boy Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Boy fights to move beyond abusive family in compelling tale.
By A.S. King
(2013)
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Ravenswood TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling Pretty Little Liars spin-off is darker.
Network: Freeform
(2013)
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Filthy Sexy Teen$ TV Poster Image
age 16+
High school spoof's edgy humor is filthy, sexy -- and silly.
Network: Cartoon Network
(2013)
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This Song Will Save Your Life Book Poster Image
age 15+
Edgy story of bullied teen girl driven by music.
By Leila Sales
(2013)
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Cherry, Money, Baby Book Poster Image
age 15+
Spunky narrator breathes life into teen-lured-by-celeb plot.
By John Cusick
(2013)
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The English Teacher Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Devoted teacher makes a fateful mistake in solid comedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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East Los High TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Edgy Latino teen soap raises timely issues in sensitive way.
Network: Hulu
(2013)
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I Am a Girl Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Intense, eye-opening docu about growing up around the world.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Skin Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Compelling tale of girl's skin issue; mature sexual content.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2013)
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