Book Reviews

age 9+
Girl comes to terms with dad's illness in relatable tale.
By Megan Jean Severn
(2014)
age 9+
A girls-vs.-boys twist in magic-filled sequel.
By Soman Chainani
(2014)
age 8+
Sweet, silly, swashbuckling end to fairy-tale saga.
By Christopher Healy
(2014)
age 12+
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(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)
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age 14+
Action, suspense fill fast-paced virus-outbreak tale.
By Seth Fishman
(2014)
age 14+
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
age 13+
Poignant tale of a fictional dictator's teen daughter.
By J.C. Carleson
(2014)
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
age 4+
Captivating art shapes West African-set fairy tale classic.
By H. Chuka Lee
(2014)
age 10+
Girl turns trash into treasures in hopeful underdog tale.
By Holly Schindler
(2014)
age 10+
Epic, adventurous, romantic, fantastic graphic novel.
By Isabel Greenberg
(2013)
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 12+
Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
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age 13+
End-of-the-world story doesn't live up to its premise.
By Alexandra Coutts
(2013)
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age 14+
Beautiful coming-of-age story about fandom and first love.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
age 8+
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)

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