Book Reviews

Lola and the Boy Next Door Book Poster Image
age 14+
Winning romance between quirky neighbors is funny, clever.
By Stephanie Perkins
(2011)
Jane Eyre Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strength of character triumphs in Bronte's masterpiece.
By Charlotte Bronte
(1900)
One Day Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Romantic, mature story of friends who teeter toward love.
By David Nicholls
(2009)
Passion: Fallen, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tepid time-travel tome only fun for Fallen fans.
By Lauren Kate
(2011)
Tiger's Quest: Tiger's Curse, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romantic fantasy sequel has more violence than first book.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
The Adventures of Ook and Gluk: Kung-Fu Cavemen from the Future Book Poster Image
age 7+
Silly start to series from Captain Underpants author.
By Dav Pilkey
(2010)
Squish Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Cute, clever start to series from Babymouse authors.
By Jennifer L. Holm, Matthew Holm
(2011)
Big Nate Out Loud Book Poster Image
age 9+
Will appeal to Wimpy Kid fans and reluctant readers.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2011)
The Rotten Adventures of Zachary Ruthless Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly series starter about wannabe villain.
By Allan Woodrow
(2011)
Horton Halfpott Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fun, oddball farce reminiscent of Lemony Snicket.
By Tom Angleberger
(2011)
The Stupids Step Out Book Poster Image
age 5+
Family cheerfully does everything wrong in goofy, fun tale.
By Harry Allard
(1974)
The Adventures of Super Diaper Baby Book Poster Image
age 7+
Superhero comic novel full of slapstick and bathroom humor.
By Dav Pilkey
(2002)
Tiger's Curse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Twilight for cat lovers.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
Torment: Fallen, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series fans will find more dreamy angels but not much plot.
By Lauren Kate
(2010)
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Ugly Truth Book Poster Image
age 9+
Greg faces puberty's horrors in funny 5th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2010)
Kit Feeny Series Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Lots of life lessons packed in cute comic series.
By Michael Townsend
(2009)
Stone Rabbit Series Book Poster Image
age 7+
Time-travel comic mixes cartoon mayhem, some learning.
By Erik Craddock
(2009)
Big Nate: In a Class by Himself: Big Nate, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Milder than Wimpy Kid, and a sure hit with boys.
By Lincoln Peirce
(2010)
Scott Pilgrim Series Book Poster Image
age 13+
Slacker turns hero for his gal in quirky graphic novels.
By Bryan Lee O'Malley
(2004)
Babymouse Series Book Poster Image
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age 7+
Quick, lively graphic novels pack in the positivity.
By Jennifer L. Holm
(2005)

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