Book Reviews

Coraline Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Strange, surreal tale sure to creep kids out.
By Neil Gaiman
(2004)
Cirque Du Freak: The Saga of Darren Shan Series Book Poster Image
age 11+
Vampire horror series may hook reluctant readers.
By Darren Shan
(2004)
Zombie Baseball Beatdown Book Poster Image
age 9+
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
Gris Grimly's Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 14+
Illustrated version puts fresh, surreal spin on classic.
By Mary Shelley
(2013)
Constable & Toop Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Thrilling ghost adventure has great characters, plus gore.
By Gareth P. Jones
(2013)
The 9 Lives of Alexander Baddenfield Book Poster Image
age 10+
Dark, funny tale of mean boy trying to end his nine lives.
By John Bemelmans Marciano
(2013)
The Heavens Rise Book Poster Image
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age 17+
Fantasy intertwining sex, violence, makes for mature fare.
By Christopher Rice
(2013)
Emma Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Austen's romantic, comic classic has timeless appeal.
By Jane Austen
(1815)
Just One Year Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
Teardrop Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Louisiana setting best part of fantasy-romance series intro.
By Lauren Kate
(2013)
The Fiery Heart: Bloodlines, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Forbidden love faces big challenges in gripping installment.
By Richelle Mead
(2013)
He Said She Said Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Mature jock-valedictorian romance has social media factor.
By Kwame Alexander
(2013)
The Promise of Amazing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Quiet girl tangles with bad boy in light teen romance.
By Robin Constantine
(2013)
No One Else Can Have You Book Poster Image
age 16+
Darkly funny, very violent high school murder mystery.
By Kathleen Hale
(2014)
Side Effects May Vary Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mean girl with cancer matures in complicated romance.
By Julie Murphy
(2014)
The Ring & the Crown Book Poster Image
age 15+
Titillation the main attraction of this predictable romance.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2014)
The Treatment: The Program, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fast thriller turns into fairly tame adventure-romance.
By Suzanne Young
(2014)
What I Thought Was True Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sentimental romance perfect for teen summer beach reading.
By Huntley Fitzpatrick
(2014)
The Geography of You and Me Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sweet, smart romance is perfect vacation reading.
By Jennifer E. Smith
(2014)
Exile, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fast, fun trip with teen rock band manager, star boyfriend.
By Kevin Emerson
(2014)

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