Book Reviews

AGE
8
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Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
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By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Clever time-travel mystery about twins has some mild danger.
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By Annie Barrows
(2009)
AGE
12
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Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
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By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
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By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
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By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
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By Christopher Rice
(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
9
QUALITY
 
Goofy horror tale has light scares and lots of body humor.
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By J. Scott Savage
(2012)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Humorous homage to classic horror is perfect for tween boys.
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By Charles Gilman
(2012)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Deeply creepy, thought-provoking tale of weird school.
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By Claire Legrand
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Wicked creepy, wicked good horror sequel.
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By Kenneth Oppel
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
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By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
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By Courtney Summers
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Classic of scientist haunted by his creation still timely.
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By Mary Shelley
(2011)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
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By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Gruesomely good gothic horror too violent for younger teens.
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By Rick Yancey
(2009)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Does for werewolves what Twilight did for vampires.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2009)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
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By Neil Gaiman
(2008)