Book Reviews

The Dead House Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense horror thriller might go too far for some readers.
By Dawn Kurtagich
(2015)
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Carrie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
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No One Else Can Have You Book Poster Image
age 16+
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
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Season of the Witch Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy psychological thriller mixes mean girls and spells.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2013)
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Chasing Shadows Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Realistic teen tragedy blends well with fantasy graphics.
By Swati Avasthi
(2013)
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The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
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Zombie Baseball Beatdown Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
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Asylum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teen horror tale has promising premise, half-baked plot.
By Madeleine Roux
(2013)
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Team Human Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging, suspenseful vampire spoof has real substance.
By Justine Larbalestier, Sarah Rees Brennan
(2012)
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This Is Not a Test Book Poster Image
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
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Prairie Evers Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Great novel about a girl, her chickens, and her best friend.
By Ellen Airgood
(2012)
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The True Meaning of Cleavage Book Poster Image
age 15+
Despite risque cover, this is about friendship.
By Mariah Fredericks
(2004)
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Bless the Beasts & Children Book Poster Image
age 13+
Misfit teens rebel at a Western summer camp in YA classic.
By Glendon Swarthout
(1970)
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The Wind in the Willows Book Poster Image
age 7+
Timeless classic about Toad's adventures and his friends.
By Kenneth Grahame
(1969)
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