Book Reviews

age 5+
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)
age 14+
 
Brother-sister twins trace their rift in riveting novel.
By Jandy Nelson
(2014)
age 10+
 
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Gripping historical adventure aboard a gigantic train.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Strong heroine faces monsters and mayhem in fun fantasy.
By Paul Durham
(2014)
age 10+
 
Thrilling fantasy blends Dickensian charm, great suspense.
By Catherine Jinks
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Clever, creepy modern fairy tale with irresistible heroes.
By Tom McNeal
(2013)
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age 10+
 
Tween tale is both creepy and sweetly poignant.
By Holly Black
(2013)
age 13+
 
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
age 15+
 
Sensual and suspenseful werewolf fantasy for mature teens.
By Annette Curtis Klause
(1997)
age 9+
 
Creepy AND warmhearted -- one of Gaiman's best.
By Neil Gaiman
(2008)