Book Reviews

Inkling Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Live ink blob helps family cope with loss in touching tale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Tight Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Authentic, nuanced tale of Brooklyn boy has lots of heart.
By Torrey Maldonado
(2018)
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Catwoman: Soulstealer Book Poster Image
age 14+
Convoluted crime wave slows adventure's momentum.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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The Cardboard Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 9+
Kids make up own brave adventures in fun tale of free play.
By Chad Sell
(2018)
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The Legend of Greg: Failures, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Middle Earth meets Chicago in wild magical Dwarf tale.
By Chris Rylander
(2018)
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The Darkest Minds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Psychic teens escape concentration camps in taut thriller.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2012)
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Nexus: Zeroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Superpowered teens hit New Orleans in superior thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2018)
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Worlds Apart: Story Thieves, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wild adventures, cameos, recaps in loony series finale.
By James Riley
(2018)
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Aru Shah and the End of Time: A Pandava Novel, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Flawed but fascinating modern spin on Indian mythology.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2018)
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Waking the Monsters: Hilo Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Gina steps up in fun-filled, action-packed volume.
By Judd Winick
(2018)
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Batman: Nightwalker: DC Icons Series Book Poster Image
age 13+
Suspenseful teen Batman tale leaps from comic to novel form.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Monster: Gone, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mutant mayhem gets a little repetitive in fast-paced sci-fi.
By Michael Grant
(2017)
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Predator vs. Prey: Going Wild, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Superpowered tweens vs. mad scientist in exciting sequel.
By Lisa McMann
(2017)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: DC Icons Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern, diverse characters + super action = huge win.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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Pick the Plot: Story Thieves, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Readers choose heroes' fate in wildly creative fantasy.
By James Riley
(2017)
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Miles Morales: Spider-Man Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, smart, cool version of comic book superhero teen.
By Jason Reynolds
(2017)
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How to Be a Supervillain: How to Be a Supervillain, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Silly, sweet, but slight send-up of heroes and villains.
By Michael Fry
(2017)
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The Song of Glory and Ghost: Outlaws of Time, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Strong girl steps up in wild time-bending fantasy.
By N. D. Wilson
(2017)
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