Book Reviews

Stalking Jack the Ripper Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen cuts up bodies, seeks truth in Victorian creepfest.
By Kerri Maniscalco
(2016)
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The Nocturnals: The Mysterious Abductions Book Poster Image
age 7+
Sweet, wacky series start has strong values, scary moments.
By Tracey Hecht
(2016)
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Little Shaq Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Engaging early reader shows teamwork via community garden.
By Shaquille O'Neal
(2015)
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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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Firefly Hollow Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet, poignant tale of loss, friendship, following dreams.
By Alison McGhee
(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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Poop Fountain! The Qwikpick Papers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Funny middle schoolers' adventure brims with potty talk.
By Tom Angleberger
(2014)
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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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Ruby Goldberg's Bright Idea Book Poster Image
age 8+
Warm story of science-lover learning to be a good friend.
By Anna Humphrey
(2013)
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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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Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(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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A Funny Little Bird Book Poster Image
age 3+
Sweet fable has beautiful look and message.
By Jennifer Yerkes
(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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Great Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe Book Poster Image
age 13+
Collection highlights horrific stories and romantic poems.
By Edgar Allan Poe
(2007)
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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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