Book Reviews

age 15+
 
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
age 10+
 
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Cat clans mirror human issues in popular series.
By Cherith Baldry, Kate Cary, Tui Sutherland
(2003)
age 13+
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
age 15+
 
Bloody bestselling fantasy series gets steamier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2012)
age 10+
 
Page-turning adventure of false identity and intrigue.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2012)
age 14+
 
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
age 12+
 
Epic tale concludes in battle- and blood-filled saga.
By Christopher Paolini
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Brilliant tale of girl's enchanted-woods search for friend.
By Anne Ursu
(2011)
age 14+
 
No sunny wrap-up to this very dark, mature series.
By James Dashner
(2011)
age 10+
 
Percy is back! And on a quest with Roman demigods.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
age 13+
 
Bloodthirsty horses star in thrilling coming-of-age tale.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2011)
age 14+
 
Eerie gothic fantasy a satisfying creep fest for teens.
By Ransom Riggs
(2011)
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age 10+
 
Magical fantasy has peril, battles, positive messages.
By Lisa McMann
(2011)
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age 9+
 
Brilliantly written, inventive pre-LOTR tale.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1937)
age 10+
 
Riordan's usual winning mix of action, mythology, and humor.
By Rick Riordan
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2010)
age 10+
 
Percy Jackson series spin-off is almost as delightful.
By Rick Riordan
(2010)
age 10+
 
Percy Jackson author tackles more complex Egyptology.
By Rick Riordan
(2010)
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age 13+
 
Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.
By Alex Flinn
(2007)

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