Book Reviews

AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
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By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
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By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
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By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
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By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Compelling tale of first love, violent fractured family.
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By C.J. Flood
(2014)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
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By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Teen aims to recover memories in mature psychological tale.
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By Adele Griffin
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical, emotional adventure story great for tween girls.
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By Sarah Lean
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
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By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Poignant tale of several gay teens and record-breaking kiss.
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By David Levithan
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
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By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Brilliant, intense tale of teen coping with grief.
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By Hilary T. Smith
(2013)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Exciting, creepy horror adventure tweaks superheroics.
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By John Hornor Jacobs
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Bug-monsters offer light horror hijinks in third volume.
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By Charles Gilman
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Tween tale is both creepy and sweetly poignant.
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By Holly Black
(2013)
AGE
2
QUALITY
 
Funny book teaches little ones about feelings.
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By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
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By J. Scott Savage
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Emotional teen novel explores intense loss and grief.
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By Kathryn Burak
(2012)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
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By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
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By Charles Gilman
(2012)

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