Book Reviews

AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Second in fantasy trilogy cranks up the suspense and dread.
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By Catherine Jinks
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
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By Gail Carriger
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Great themes and heroine but no bang-up series finish.
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By Robin LaFevers
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Delightfully creepy 1890s mystery has some light horror.
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By William Ritter
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
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By Austin Aslan
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
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By Susan Dennard
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gripping, creepy sequel time-travels to 1940s London.
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By Ransom Riggs
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
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By Carol Goodman
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Slow, lyrical prose builds to a thrilling, bloody sequel.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Strong heroine + exciting finish = fine tween/teen fantasy.
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By Amy Butler Greenfield
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Thrilling fantasy blends Dickensian charm, great suspense.
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By Catherine Jinks
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Thrilling sequel puts zombies in Victorian-era Paris.
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By Susan Dennard
(2013)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
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By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Fairy-tale creatures come to life in so-so swashbuckler.
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By Shana Mlawski
(2013)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Suspenseful time-travel tale explores rich culture, history.
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By Ian Baucom
(2013)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Super-teens clash with ancient history in OK series start.
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By Peter Lerangis
(2013)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
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By Lane Smith
(2012)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Never-a-dull-moment futuristic fantasy brims with energy.
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By Antony John
(2012)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)

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