Book Reviews

age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 11+
Another exciting, scary installment for ghost-story fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2015)
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 10+
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 8+
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
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age 12+
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
By CJ Omololu
(2015)
age 10+
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
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age 15+
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
age 10+
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
age 8+
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
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age 10+
Delightful, engaging mystery with a twist.
By Kate Milford
(2014)
age 9+
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
By Tony Abbott
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 9+
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
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age 10+
Clever, quirky kickoff to father-son detective series.
By Rohan Gavin
(2014)

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