Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
age 13+
 
Thrilling fantasy mixes mystery, Victorian romance, zombies.
By Susan Dennard
(2012)
age 11+
 
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2012)
age 5+
 
Girl's journey with Lincoln's ghost applauds U.S. progress.
By Lane Smith
(2012)
age 12+
 
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
age 10+
 
Thrilling fantasy blends Dickensian charm, great suspense.
By Catherine Jinks
(2013)
age 13+
 
Slow, lyrical prose builds to a thrilling, bloody sequel.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2013)
age 12+
 
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
age 13+
 
More gore in trilogy's riveting, epic finale in Egypt.
By Susan Dennard
(2014)
age 12+
 
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
age 13+
 
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
age 12+
 
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
age 10+
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Celebrity angels are targets in fun paranormal thriller.
By Scott Speer
(2012)
age 10+
 
Ambitious time-travel tale covers edgy French history, art.
By Marissa Moss
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Never-a-dull-moment futuristic fantasy brims with energy.
By Antony John
(2012)
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age 10+
 
Entertaining but violent series weaves fantasy with history.
By D. J. MacHale
(2002)
age 13+
 
Thrilling sequel puts zombies in Victorian-era Paris.
By Susan Dennard
(2013)
age 14+
 
Gripping, creepy sequel time-travels to 1940s London.
By Ransom Riggs
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Delightfully creepy 1890s mystery has some light horror.
By William Ritter
(2014)

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