Book Reviews

AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Gripping thriller skimps on character development.
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By CJ Omololu
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Kids race to save world in fast-paced sequel.
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By Whitaker Ringwald
(2015)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Plenty of twists in exciting, mature mystery.
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By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
AGE
10
QUALITY
 
Less quirky, darker, more absorbing mystery sequel.
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By Rohan Gavin
(2015)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
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By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
AGE
8
QUALITY
 
Mildly entertaining tween mystery falls short in resolution.
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By Heather Vogel Frederick
(2014)
AGE
5
QUALITY
 
Funny twins serve up smiles in third book.
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By Grace Lin
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Slapdash mystery misses potential.
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By Tony Abbott
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Eye-opening high-tech thriller endorses activism.
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By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Murder mystery is formulaic fluff but rather addictive.
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By Sara Shepard
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Snicket trails an arsonist in compelling installment.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
6
QUALITY
 
Cuteness, silliness, not much plot in Chicken Squad sequel.
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By Doreen Cronin
(2014)
AGE
14
QUALITY
 
Top-notch Finnish murder mystery has great female heroine.
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By Salla Simukka
(2014)
AGE
7
QUALITY
 
Magic and rainbows unite for a sweet early chapter book.
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By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
AGE
12
QUALITY
 
Teen murder mystery is fun, flighty, formulaic.
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By Beth Fantaskey
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Stoner mom's antics cloud otherwise fun, ghostly mystery.
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By Rebekah Crane
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
A privileged life goes askew in haunting summer mystery.
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By E. Lockhart
(2014)
AGE
15
QUALITY
 
Teen serial killer faces moral dilemma in gripping read.
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By Katherine Ewell
(2014)
AGE
9
QUALITY
 
Fun, clever mini-mysteries let readers play detective.
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By Lemony Snicket
(2014)
AGE
13
QUALITY
 
Fast-paced tale of family in hiding is gripping, violent.
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By Lamar Giles
(2014)

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