Book Reviews

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age 12+
Swedish summer camp thriller gets lost in translation.
By Ake Edwardson
(2013)
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age 14+
Unique novel about OCD teens in love is disturbing but good.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2013)
age 8+
Fun mystery about kids locked in library by wacky genius.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2013)
age 8+
Funny, suspenseful tale of smart tween spy girl and friends.
By Kristen Kittscher
(2013)
age 13+
Gripping novel of kids filmed every five years for docu.
By Jennifer Castle
(2013)
age 14+
Mesmerizing, gritty story of bullied Latina teen in NYC.
By Meg Medina
(2013)
age 10+
Migrant worker girl faces big responsibility in sweet story.
By Cynthia Kadohata
(2013)
age 10+
Popular series continues with fight to save the environment.
By John Grisham
(2013)
age 8+
Plot and jokes forced but harmless in detective parody.
By Jarrett J. Krosoczka
(2013)
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age 14+
Popular, rich girls star in shallow, sexy series starter.
By Jacqueline Green
(2013)
age 16+
School-for-criminals mystery turns very dark and violent.
By Kirsten Miller
(2013)
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age 14+
Slick but lopsided tale of teen trying to solve a murder.
By Tim Tharp
(2013)
age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
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age 10+
Touching story of resourceful girl solving a family mystery.
By Blue Balliett
(2013)
age 8+
Action picks up in adventure-packed sequel.
By Elise Broach
(2013)
age 10+
Tory and friends fight serial killer in thrilling sequel.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2013)
age 12+
Cool main character holds together 2nd London mystery.
By Maureen Johnson
(2013)
age 7+
Engaging classic mystery series great for beginning readers.
By Gertrude Chandler Warner
(1942)
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age 14+
Serial killer stalks teen girl in spooky thriller.
By Kate Brian
(2013)
age 13+
Macabre modern Ripper meets hip Brit boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2011)

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