Book Reviews

age 9+
Smart girl solves boarding school mysteries in fun romp.
By R. A. Spratt
(2016)
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
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age 14+
So-so teen romance-thriller has addiction themes.
By Becca Fitzpatrick
(2015)
age 9+
Page-turner of a mystery has orphans solving crimes.
By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
age 9+
Puppy caper adds to the drama of tween life in fun volume.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2015)
age 11+
Another exciting, scary installment for ghost-story fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2015)
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
age 15+
Lurid violence and body count mount in grim, dark thriller.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2015)
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
age 14+
Twists, turns, loads of drama in high school murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2015)
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age 8+
Fun haunted-house romp has great heroine, sweet values.
By Jessica Lawson
(2015)
age 10+
Kids from various books unite in muddled art-heist story.
By Blue Balliett
(2015)
age 10+
Suspenseful installment explores death penalty, immigration.
By John Grisham
(2015)
age 10+
Clever writing, characters shine in boarding-school mystery.
By Robin Stevens
(2015)
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age 10+
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
age 8+
Action-packed sequel has more mystery and depth.
By Octavia Spencer
(2015)
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age 9+
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)

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