Book Reviews

Layoverland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen searches for truth in funny, poignant afterlife story.
By Gabby Noone
(2020)
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The Grace Year Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dystopian tale is harrowing, haunting, lyrical.
By Kim Liggett
(2019)
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The Third Mushroom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Charming sequel reminds kids to be open to new experiences.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2018)
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The Apocalypse of Elena Mendoza Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking end-of-world tale; lots of angst, drama.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2018)
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When the Moon Was Ours Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lush and lyrical story explores identity, love, and magic.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2016)
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Twintuition: Double Vision Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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Bone Gap Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
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The Fourteenth Goldfish Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, sweet fountain-of-youth fantasy about growing wiser.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2014)
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Dirty Wings Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
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Why We Took the Car Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
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The Encyclopedia of Early Earth Book Poster Image
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
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Far Far Away Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
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123 Versus ABC Book Poster Image
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age 4+
For number or letter fans, this adds up to a fun read.
By Mike Boldt
(2013)
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Car Trouble Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Duff finds trouble while driving cross country.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2005)
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