Book Reviews

age 6+
 
Thought-provoking story of tween girl's trip to China.
By Andrea Cheng
(2014)
age 9+
 
Girl comes to terms with dad's illness in relatable tale.
By Megan Jean Severn
(2014)
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age 15+
 
Teen serial killer faces moral dilemma in gripping read.
By Katherine Ewell
(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)
age 9+
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(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 8+
 
Plucky heroine uncovers stolen painting in engaging mystery.
By Laura Marx Fitzgerald
(2014)
age 10+
 
Teens seek kidnapped classmates in exciting Virals tale.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2014)
age 9+
 
Violent but gleeful secret-agent thriller with heart.
By Chris Rylander
(2014)
age 14+
 
Dark humor, edgy details elevate teen road trip.
By Wolfgang Herrndorf
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Action, suspense fill fast-paced virus-outbreak tale.
By Seth Fishman
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Fast-paced tale of family in hiding is gripping, violent.
By Lamar Giles
(2014)
age 13+
 
Poignant tale of a fictional dictator's teen daughter.
By J.C. Carleson
(2014)
age 10+
 
Small-town mystery sequel charming but doesn't cut as deep.
By Sheila Turnage
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(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)

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