Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Mystery, adventure, laughs in imaginative series start.
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By Gordon Korman
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Thriller full of glamour, intrigue may hook tweens, teens.
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By Ally Carter
(2015)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Deaf teen learns scary truths in suspenseful thriller.
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By Nick Lake
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful, satisfying conclusion to teen hacker trilogy.
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By Michelle Gagnon
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Top-notch Finnish murder mystery has great female heroine.
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By Salla Simukka
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen murder mystery is fun, flighty, formulaic.
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By Beth Fantaskey
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Clever, quirky kickoff to father-son detective series.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Stoner mom's antics cloud otherwise fun, ghostly mystery.
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By Rebekah Crane
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
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By E. Lockhart
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Boy sketch artist helps catch art thieves in zippy mystery.
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By Marcia Wells
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Violent but gleeful secret-agent thriller with heart.
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By Chris Rylander
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced tale of family in hiding is gripping, violent.
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By Lamar Giles
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Romance and snakes add to intrigue in imaginative sequel.
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By James Patterson, Maxine Paetro
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action-packed mystery teaches kids detective skills.
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By Octavia Spencer, Vivienne To
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
More playful sequel, even as menace and mystery build.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Steampunk murder mystery with teen girls intriguing, gory.
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By Colleen Gleason
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Don't Turn Around sequel maintains hacker thriller suspense.
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By Michelle Gagnon
(2013)

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