Book Reviews

All American Boys Book Poster Image
age 12+
Haunting tale of two boys' lives changed by police assault.
By Jason Reynolds, Brendan Kiely
(2015)
The Marvels Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Epic saga of theater family, told mostly in pictures.
By Brian Selznick
(2015)
Confessions of an Imaginary Friend: A Memoir by Jacques Papier Book Poster Image
age 8+
Whimsical, breezy faux memoir told by an imaginary friend.
By Michelle Cuevas
(2015)
Every Last Word Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Touching tale of girl with OCD finding love through poetry.
By Tamara Ireland Stone
(2015)
Fuzzy Mud Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gripping, taut eco-thriller a thoughtful, satisfying read.
By Louis Sachar
(2015)
A Girl Undone:  A Girl Called Fearless, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Angsty, suspenseful sequel is less socially conscious.
By Catherine Linka
(2015)
Daughter of Deep Silence Book Poster Image
age 13+
Suspend disbelief for this dishy, exciting revenge tale.
By Carrie Ryan
(2015)
Emmy & Oliver Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Heartfelt romance about childhood BFFs reunited as teens.
By Robin Benway
(2015)
Dime Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Gritty, realistic tale of teen prostitution and trafficking.
By E.R. Frank
(2015)
Twintuition: Double Vision Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic happens when twins touch in fun tween romp.
By Tia Mowry, Tamera Mowry
(2015)
We All Looked Up Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Strong writing lifts angsty apocalypse scenario.
By Tommy Wallach
(2015)
Bone Gap Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
The Year of the Three Sisters Book Poster Image
age 8+
Chinese girl visits U.S. in powerful friendship tale.
By Andrea Cheng
(2015)
Teddy Mars: Almost a World Record Breaker Book Poster Image
age 7+
Boy strives to make his mark in funny family tale.
By Molly B. Burnham
(2015)
Burning Kingdoms:  The Internment Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Second, stronger installment focuses on characters.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2015)
How It Went Down Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Haunting look at killing of unarmed African-American teen.
By Kekla Magoon
(2014)
The Mockingbirds Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Fast-paced, riveting story of date rape and its aftermath.
By Daisy Whitney
(2012)
I Was Here Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Emotional story about the devastating effects of suicide.
By Gayle Forman
(2015)
Diamond Boy Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Heartbreaking, powerful tale amid diamond mines of Zimbabwe.
By Michael Williams
(2014)
Me Before You Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moving story of a quadriplegic and his quirky caregiver.
By Jojo Moyes
(2013)

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