Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
age 8+
 
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
age 7+
 
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
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age 16+
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 12+
 
Kyla runs for her life in exciting trilogy conclusion.
By Teri Terry
(2014)
age 14+
 
Heartbreaking but beautiful novel about a sister's grief.
By Ava Dellaira
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
age 14+
 
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
age 14+
 
Love story about two Iranian girls is sad but educational.
By Sara Farizan
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Unique novel about OCD teens in love is disturbing but good.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2013)
age 14+
 
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
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age 16+
 
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)

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