Book Reviews

Thirteen Reasons Why Book Poster Image
age 14+
Disturbing suicide novel examines bullying, indifference.
By Jay Asher
(2007)
The Spectacular Now Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen drunk's tragic story best for mature readers.
By Tim Tharp
(2008)
Beneath a Meth Moon Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen's emotional journey through loss, addiction, recovery.
By Jacqueline Woodson
(2012)
When We Wuz Famous Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gritty, moving tale of boy trying to escape his barrio past.
By Greg Takoudes
(2013)
You Look Different in Real Life Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping novel of kids filmed every five years for docu.
By Jennifer Castle
(2013)
OCD Love Story Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Unique novel about OCD teens in love is disturbing but good.
By Corey Ann Haydu
(2013)
Perfect Ruin: The Internment Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Oddly sweet dystopian mystery marred by out-of-place action.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
Seven Deadlies: A Cautionary Tale Book Poster Image
age 15+
Violent satire sees rich high schoolers through their sins.
By Gigi Levangie
(2013)
Teen Spirit Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Romantic ghost story is light on chills and thrills.
By Francesca Lia Block
(2014)
The Tyrant's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant tale of a fictional dictator's teen daughter.
By J.C. Carleson
(2014)
The Well's End Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action, suspense fill fast-paced virus-outbreak tale.
By Seth Fishman
(2014)
New Kid Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping sports story about a boy's struggle for identity.
By Tim Green
(2014)
The End or Something Like That Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen haunted by promise to dying friend in tale of grief.
By Ann Dee Ellis
(2014)
Everything Leads to You Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen finds mystery and romance in engaging Hollywood tale.
By Nina LaCour
(2014)
Since You've Been Gone Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming summer story encourages taking risks, finding love.
By Morgan Matson
(2014)
A Girl Called Fearless Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling heroine drives gripping dystopian thriller.
By Catherine Linka
(2014)
Like No Other Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Cross-cultural teen love story is heartfelt, enlightening.
By Una LaMarche
(2014)
I'll Give You The Sun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
We All Looked Up Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong writing lifts angsty apocalypse scenario.
By Tommy Wallach
(2015)

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