Book Reviews

age 7+
Kid-friendly bio a strong, accessible intro to King's life.
By Brad Meltzer
(2016)
age 8+
A detailed, accessible biography of a civil rights icon.
By Kathleen Krull
(2016)
age 13+
Solid teen romance with smart, artsy heroes.
By Jenn Bennett
(2015)
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age 14+
Predictable but engaging high school romance.
By Emma Mills
(2015)
age 10+
Captivating biography of legendary showman Buffalo Bill.
By Andrea Warren
(2015)
age 13+
Bella/Edward are now Beau/Edyth. Great for gender-role talk.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2015)
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age 13+
Tedious romance, fun adventure with Egyptian gods, monsters.
By Colleen Houck
(2015)
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age 13+
Absorbing, bittersweet, same-sex camp romance.
By Maggie Thrash
(2015)
age 13+
Soon-to-part lovers debate what-ifs in smart romance.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2015)
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age 14+
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
age 14+
Adult sequel to popular Princess Diaries series delivers.
By Meg Cabot
(2015)
age 13+
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
By Brian Katcher
(2015)
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
age 13+
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
age 8+
Artful profiles of groundbreakers are fresh, inspiring.
By Kate Schatz
(2015)
age 13+
Compelling tale of Pakistani-American forced into marriage.
By Aisha Saeed
(2015)
age 15+
Formulaic but fun romance good for beach reading.
By Kody Keplinger
(2010)
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age 14+
Cloying, formulaic romance milks the tears.
By Nicholas Sparks
(2007)
age 4+
Gorgeous, uplifting picture-book bio of the Queen of Gospel.
By Nina Nolan
(2015)
age 8+
Inspirational and informative intro to an American hero.
By Ann Turner
(2015)

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