Book Reviews

Shame the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical romance leans to soap-opera-style melodrama.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2016)
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Something in Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen romance inspires empathy for immigrants.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
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The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(2016)
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I Am Martin Luther King, Jr.: Ordinary People Change the World Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
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The Anatomical Shape of a Heart Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid teen romance with smart, artsy heroes.
By Jenn Bennett
(2015)
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Life and Death: Twilight Reimagined Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bella/Edward are now Beau/Edyth. Great for gender-role talk.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2015)
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Reawakened Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tedious romance, fun adventure with Egyptian gods, monsters.
By Colleen Houck
(2015)
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The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak Book Poster Image
age 13+
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
By Brian Katcher
(2015)
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P.S. I Still Love You Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
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The Fill-In Boyfriend Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
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Let's Get Lost Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
By Adi Alsaid
(2014)
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On the Fence Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet romance takes sporty teen out of her comfort zone.
By Kasie West
(2014)
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#scandal Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen-drama overload in social media-driven romance/mystery.
By Sarah Ockler
(2014)
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The Promise of Amazing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Quiet girl tangles with bad boy in light teen romance.
By Robin Constantine
(2013)
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The Fiery Heart: Bloodlines, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Forbidden love faces big challenges in gripping installment.
By Richelle Mead
(2013)
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JFK Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Inspiring biography has bold, realistic artwork.
By Jonah Winter
(2013)
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Fifteenth Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Bookish girl finds love -- and herself -- in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2013)
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The Book of Broken Hearts Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
By Sarah Ockler
(2013)
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