Book Reviews

AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Family rivalries get complex, but sequel still excites.
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By Dianne K. Salerni
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
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By James Riley
(2015)
AGE
16
QUALITY
 
No sugar plum fairies in fevered, violent Nutcracker tale.
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By Claire Legrand
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
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By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Short stories about Four are fun if a bit underwhelming.
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By Veronica Roth
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, exciting twist on the King Arthur legend.
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By Dianne K. Salerni
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
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By Shelby Bach
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Dark, violent reimagining of Oz makes Dorothy evil dictator.
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By Danielle Paige
(2014)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Action picks up in fairy tale fantasy sequel.
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By Shelby Bach
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Haunting gothic horror novel is a devil of a tale.
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By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Fractured fairy tale will charm and delight young readers.
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By Liesl Shurtliff
(2013)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
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By Marissa Burt
(2013)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Gripping finale is good but leaves readers wanting more.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2013)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
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By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Rollicking sequel delightfully true to classic original.
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By Jacqueline Kelly
(2012)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
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By Laura Geringer, William Joyce
(2011)
AGE
11
QUALITY
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
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By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Derivative but fun fairy-tale adventure.
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By Shelby Bach
(2012)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Engaging Bloodlines sequel explores romance, friendship.
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By Richelle Mead
(2012)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
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By Andrea Cremer
(2012)

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