Book Reviews

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age 15+
Mature romance explores love, travel, and self-discovery.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
age 12+
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
age 14+
Mesmerizing, gritty story of bullied Latina teen in NYC.
By Meg Medina
(2013)
age 13+
Gripping novel of kids filmed every five years for docu.
By Jennifer Castle
(2013)
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age 14+
Unique novel about OCD teens in love is disturbing but good.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2013)
age 15+
Compelling apocalyptic survival story with four LGBTQ teens.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2013)
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age 12+
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
age 14+
Love story about two Iranian girls is sad but educational.
By Sara Farizan
(2013)
age 14+
Engaging novel shows teens' lives altered by tragedy.
By Robyn Schneider
(2013)
age 14+
Gut-wrenching tale of grieving runaway is edgy, lyrical.
By Vikki Wakefield
(2013)
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age 14+
Beautiful coming-of-age story about fandom and first love.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
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age 12+
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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age 13+
End-of-the-world story doesn't live up to its premise.
By Alexandra Coutts
(2013)
age 12+
Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
age 13+
Poignant tale of a fictional dictator's teen daughter.
By J.C. Carleson
(2014)

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