Book Reviews

Queen of Likes Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Lighthearted but memorable look at social media addiction.
By Hillary Homzie
(2016)
Little Robot Book Poster Image
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age 6+
Sweet, surprising story of friendship and courage.
By Ben Hatke
(2015)
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)
Firefly Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(2015)
Dory and the Real True Friend: Dory Fantasmagory, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Six-year-old imaginations run riot in appealing sequel.
By Abby Hanlon
(2015)
The Education of Ivy Blake Book Poster Image
age 9+
Strong Prairie Evers sequel focuses on Ivy.
By Ellen Airgood
(2015)
Dork Diaries 9: Tales from a Not-So-Dorky Drama Queen Book Poster Image
age 9+
Installment in popular series is long on drama, stereotypes.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
The Imaginary Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
Wish Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Magical, heartrending story of loss, change, and hope.
By Nikki Loftin
(2015)
Big Nate Lives It Up: Big Nate, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Nate at his best, showing empathy for geeky new kid.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2015)
Sanctum Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Creepy, violent Asylum sequel has some gore.
By Madeleine Roux
(2014)
The Girl from the Well Book Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy, gory horror story based on Japanese folktale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2014)
Carrie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale of telekinetic teen still packs a punch.
By Stephen King
(1974)
Marina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
Elvis and the Underdogs: Secrets, Secret Service, and Room Service Book Poster Image
age 8+
Frail boy and huge talking dog reunite in D.C. adventure.
By Jenny Lee
(2014)
Absolutely Almost Book Poster Image
age 8+
Sweet, funny, poignant tale of struggling 10-year-old.
By Lisa Graff
(2014)
Big Nate: In the Zone, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Nate gets cool but sticks with friends in comic adventure.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2014)
Bookmarks Are People Too!: Here's Hank, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Boy finds smart ways to overcome challenges in fun story.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
A Short Tale About a Long Dog: Here's Hank, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 6+
Likable hero shows he's responsible enough to have a pet.
By Henry Winkler, Lin Oliver
(2014)
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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