Book Reviews

age 10+
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
age 8+
Fractured fairy tale has plenty of twists for fantasy fans.
By Soman Chainani
(2013)
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age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
age 14+
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
By Cassandra Clare
(2013)
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age 14+
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2013)
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age 9+
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Erin Hunter, Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui T. Sutherland
(2003)
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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age 11+
Moving, uplifting tale of disfigured boy with inner beauty.
By R.J. Palacio
(2012)
age 8+
Heartwarming story of a heroic, artistic, captive gorilla.
By Katherine Applegate
(2012)
age 14+
Heartwrenching love story told by teen dying of cancer.
By John Green
(2012)
age 8+
Snowstorm tale lacks some punch but stays funny in 6th book.
By Jeff Kinney
(2011)
age 10+
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
age 14+
Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.
By James Dashner
(2010)
age 14+
Eerie gothic fantasy a satisfying creep fest for teens.
By Ransom Riggs
(2011)
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age 9+
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
age 16+
Controversial coming-of-age classic with sex, drugs, abuse.
By Stephen Chbosky
(1999)
age 13+
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
age 12+
Twilight for cat lovers.
By Colleen Houck
(2011)
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age 14+
Mix of forbidden romance, drama, and danger; OK for teens.
By Lauren Oliver
(2011)

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