Book Reviews

The Book of Broken Hearts Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen fights for forbidden love in sweet romance.
By Sarah Ockler
(2013)
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Fifteenth Summer Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Bookish girl finds love -- and herself -- in sweet romance.
By Michelle Dalton
(2013)
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The Promise of Amazing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Quiet girl tangles with bad boy in light teen romance.
By Robin Constantine
(2013)
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Nick and Tesla's Robot Army Rampage: A Mystery with Hoverbots, Bristlebots, and Other Robots You Can Build Yourself: Nick and Tesla, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Crime-fighting kids return in fun, science-drenched mystery.
By "Science Bob" Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2014)
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#scandal Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen-drama overload in social media-driven romance/mystery.
By Sarah Ockler
(2014)
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On the Fence Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sweet romance takes sporty teen out of her comfort zone.
By Kasie West
(2014)
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Let's Get Lost Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen helps other teens and herself in sweet road-trip tale.
By Adi Alsaid
(2014)
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Astrotwins — Project Blastoff: Astrotwins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
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The Fill-In Boyfriend Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romantic beach read with kooky premise and solid messages.
By Kasie West
(2015)
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P.S. I Still Love You Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong sequel stars lovable Lara Jean and plenty of romance.
By Jenny Han
(2015)
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Nick and Tesla's Special Effects Spectacular: A Mystery with Animatronics, Alien Makeup, Camera Gear, and Other Movie Magic You Can Make Yourself!: Nick and Tesla, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids use science, smarts to sniff out saboteur on movie set.
By Science Bob Pflugfelder, Steve Hockensmith
(2015)
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The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak Book Poster Image
age 13+
Kind of cute and funny but super predictable teen romcom.
By Brian Katcher
(2015)
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The Anatomical Shape of a Heart Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid teen romance with smart, artsy heroes.
By Jenn Bennett
(2015)
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Astrotwins -- Project Rescue: Astrotwins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Real science, wild plot likely to thrill avid space buffs.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2016)
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The Memory Book Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging, bittersweet story of teen facing serious illness.
By Lara Avery
(2016)
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Something in Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen romance inspires empathy for immigrants.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
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Shame the Stars Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Historical romance leans to soap-opera-style melodrama.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2016)
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