Book Reviews

The Tenth Girl Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, eerie, violent horror story with surprising twist.
By Sara Faring
(2019)
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Wilder Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen girls band together in violent dystopian thriller.
By Rory Power
(2019)
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The Next Great Paulie Fink Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, touching, thought-provoking middle school story.
By Ali Benjamin
(2019)
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A Babysitter's Guide to Monster Hunting, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Babysitters fight monsters in fun horror-lite tale.
By Joe Ballarini
(2017)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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There's Someone Inside Your House Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting serial-killer tale blends gore, suspense, romance.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2017)
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Gabby Garcia's Ultimate Playbook: Gabby Garcia, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Goal-focused Latina scores big hit in series opener.
By Iva-Marie Palmer
(2017)
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Posted Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Realistic, moving story of finding courage to be yourself.
By John David Anderson
(2017)
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House of Furies, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Devilish doings drive suspenseful Victorian tale of terror.
By Madeleine Roux
(2017)
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What the Dead Want Book Poster Image
age 14+
Creepy ghost story connects history and horror.
By Norah Olson
(2016)
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Demon Dentist Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Grisly, wicked romp has touches of Dahl and dark humor.
By David Walliams
(2016)
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The Carver Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Kids face challenges big and small in kind, engaging books.
By Karen English
(2014)
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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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Fish in a Tree Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Big-hearted book about overcoming dyslexia inspires.
By Lynda Mullaly Hunt
(2015)
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The Night Gardener Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
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The Day My Mom Came to Kindergarten Book Poster Image
age 4+
Kindergarten jitters flipped in cute story of mom at school.
By Maureen Fergus, Mike Lowery
(2013)
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About Average Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Inspiring story of sixth-grader solving her bully problem.
By Andrew Clements
(2012)
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Love That Dog Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Boy pours his grief into poetry in moving free-verse gem.
By Sharon Creech
(2004)
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