Book Reviews

Three Truths and a Lie Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teens are stalked by killer in fast-paced, edgy thriller.
By Brent Hartinger
(2016)
The Outliers Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Page-turner thriller is full of twists, violence.
By Kimberly McCreight
(2016)
The Girl I Used to Be Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hunts for her parents' killer in page-turning mystery.
By April Henry
(2016)
The Leaving Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced thriller seeks to solve mystery of missing teen.
By Tara Altebrando
(2016)
Spaced Out: Moon Base Alpha, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Science-packed mystery set on moon explores human nature.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2016)
A Study in Charlotte Book Poster Image
age 14+
Drugs, rape, murder in tense, edgy Holmes-Watson update.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2016)
Kill the Boy Band Book Poster Image
age 14+
Madcap whodunit has strong language, mature sex references.
By Goldy Moldavsky
(2016)
Shade Me Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Hard-edged Hollywood whodunit has sex, drugs, violence.
By Jennifer Brown
(2016)
Friday Barnes, Girl Detective Book Poster Image
age 9+
Smart girl solves boarding school mysteries in fun romp.
By R. A. Spratt
(2016)
Big Game: FunJungle, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Smart and funny sequel grapples with ethics of hunting.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
Mr. Lemoncello's Library Olympics Book Poster Image
age 8+
Trivia, puzzles, and books galore in zany library sequel.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2016)
Dangerous Lies Book Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so teen romance-thriller has addiction themes.
By Becca Fitzpatrick
(2015)
Curiosity House: The Shrunken Head Book Poster Image
age 9+
Page-turner of a mystery has orphans solving crimes.
By Lauren Oliver
(2015)
The Hollow Boy: Lockwood & Co., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Another exciting, scary installment for ghost-story fans.
By Jonathan Stroud
(2015)
"Why Is This Night Different from All Other Nights?": All the Wrong Questions, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Friends, villain clash on speeding train in gripping finale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2015)
Serafina and the Black Cloak Book Poster Image
age 8+
Spooky mystery-thriller about supernatural evil.
By Robert Beatty
(2015)
Suicide Notes from Beautiful Girls Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lurid violence and body count mount in grim, dark thriller.
By Lynn Weingarten
(2015)
Ink and Ashes Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Strong, smart heroine in absorbing, gently paced mystery.
By Valynne E. Maetani
(2015)
Book Scavenger Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fascinating mystery nurtures a love of puzzles and codes.
By Jennifer Chambliss Bertman
(2015)
The Good Girls: The Perfectionists, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Twists, turns, loads of drama in high school murder mystery.
By Sara Shepard
(2015)

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