Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
age 13+
 
Suspend disbelief for this dishy, exciting revenge tale.
By Carrie Ryan
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Heartfelt romance about childhood BFFs reunited as teens.
By Robin Benway
(2015)
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age 15+
 
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Strong writing lifts angsty apocalypse scenario.
By Tommy Wallach
(2015)
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age 14+
 
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
age 8+
 
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
age 11+
 
Second, stronger installment focuses on characters.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
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age 10+
 
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African-American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)
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age 15+
 
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(2015)
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age 12+
 
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
age 14+
 
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
age 14+
 
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Blind teen probes a friend's death in compelling tale.
By Rachel DeWoskin
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
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age 16+
 
Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.
By Sarah McCarry
(2014)
age 12+
 
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
age 14+
 
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
age 6+
 
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
age 12+
 
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)

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