Book Reviews

age 12+
 
Scout confronts Atticus on integration in rambling sequel.
By Harper Lee
(2015)
age 13+
 
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
By Brian Katcher
(2015)
age 14+
 
Fast thriller turns into fairly tame adventure-romance.
By Suzanne Young
(2014)
age 13+
 
Forbidden love faces big challenges in gripping installment.
By Richelle Mead
(2013)
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age 15+
 
Powerful, brooding tale of confused guy from Just One Day.
By Gayle Forman
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Powerful, gripping survival adventure is gory but great.
By Louis Nowra
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
age 14+
 
Immortal romance is set against violent French Revolution.
By Charles Dickens
(1894)
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age 13+
 
Tragic teen love story stands the test of time.
By William Shakespeare
(2004)
age 12+
 
Gripping story of marooned schoolboys and their savagery.
By William Golding
(1954)
age 14+
 
Profound novel offers brutal view of Spanish Civil War.
By Ernest Hemingway
(1940)
age 12+
 
Fast-paced, moving Dickens classic of reversed fortune.
By Charles Dickens
(1893)
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age 16+
 
Classic dystopian novel of life under constant scrutiny.
By George Orwell
(1949)
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age 16+
 
Gritty novel of violence and race best for older teens.
By Richard Wright
(1940)
age 12+
 
Twain's classic is full of humor and suspense.
By Mark Twain
(1876)
age 9+
 
A classic that both adults and kids love.
By Lewis Carroll
(1865)