Book Reviews

Bad Girls with Perfect Faces Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exceedingly dark cautionary tale of jealousy and murder.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2017)
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Long Way Down Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping, unnerving story of teen boy at a crossroads.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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Dear Martin Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy faces racial profiling in powerful, realistic tale.
By Nic Stone
(2017)
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They Both Die at the End Book Poster Image
age 14+
As riveting and heartbreaking as the title promises.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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Wishtree Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Moving, gentle friendship story tackles anti-Muslim bigotry.
By Katherine Applegate
(2017)
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The Exact Location of Home Book Poster Image
age 8+
Moving story of boy losing his home and finding resilience.
By Kate Messner
(2017)
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The Friendship Code: Girls Who Code, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girls learn coding, solve problems in fun, easy mystery.
By Stacia Deutsch
(2017)
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Windfall Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Lucky lottery ticket changes everything in winning romance.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2017)
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Midnight Jewel: The Glittering Court, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Companion novel takes Mira's perspective, ups the romance.
By Richelle Mead
(2017)
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Spellbook of the Lost and Found Book Poster Image
age 13+
Eerie, unsettling, magical story about loss and love.
By Moira Fowley-Doyle
(2017)
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Babymouse Tales from the Locker:  Lights, Camera, Middle School! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Series moves to middle school, tackles fear with humor.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2017)
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What to Say Next Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Irresistible story of teens finding unexpected connection.
By Julie Buxbaum
(2017)
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Miles Morales: Spider-Man Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, smart, cool version of comic book superhero teen.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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A Million Junes Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Romeo and Juliet fantasy romance is lyrical and haunting.
By Emily Henry
(2017)
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I Believe in a Thing Called Love Book Poster Image
age 14+
Girl uses Korean TV dramas as guide in charming romance.
By Maurene Goo
(2017)
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Once and for All Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Grieving girl learns to love again in sweet romance.
By Sarah Dessen
(2017)
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When Dimple Met Rishi Book Poster Image
age 13+
Opposites begin to attract in sweet arranged-union tale.
By Sandhya Menon
(2017)
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Geekerella Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming "Cinderella" update set in world of sci-fi fandom.
By Ashley Poston
(2017)
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Always and Forever, Lara Jean:  To All the Boys I've Loved Before, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sweet finale to upbeat romance series.
By Jenny Han
(2017)
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The Upside of Unrequited Book Poster Image
age 14+
A sweet and funny story about finally finding first love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2017)
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