Book Reviews

Olivia Twist Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Dickens remake hangs on iffy romance.
By Lorie Langdon
(2018)
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For Every One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Bold, blunt encouragement for dreamers pulls no punches.
By Jason Reynolds
(2018)
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Rebound Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Heartfelt, soaring, fast-break story of loss and growth.
By Kwame Alexander
(2018)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(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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Honor Among Thieves: Honors, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Strong female characters conquer space in intriguing sci-fi.
By Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre
(2018)
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The 78-Story Treehouse: The Treehouse Books, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Jealousy pits friend against friend in rambunctious story.
By Andy Griffiths
(2018)
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Hooper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant tale of Polish immigrant teen's struggle to fit in.
By Geoff Herbach
(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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Down by the River: A Family Fly Fishing Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Boy learns from his grandpa in warm family tale.
By Andrew Weiner
(2018)
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Hero at the Fall: Rebel of the Sands, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy finale has lots of action, some sex.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2018)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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Tess of the Road Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Richly textured fantasy addresses #MeToo issues.
By Rachel Hartman
(2018)
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Granted Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Grounded fairy learns to let her heart lead in magical tale.
By John David Anderson
(2018)
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More Than We Can Tell Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional coming-of-age story tackles abuse, cyberbullying.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2018)
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Mapping the Bones Book Poster Image
age 13+
Twins' lives are torn apart in haunting Holocaust book.
By Jane Yolen
(2018)
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Down and Across Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen searches for grit in sweet coming-of-age story.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2018)
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She Persisted Around the World: 13 Women Who Changed History Book Poster Image
age 4+
Inspiring tales of great women who followed their dreams.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2018)
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Harriet Gets Carried Away Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fanciful story of birthday girl spirited away by penguins.
By Jessie Sima
(2018)
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The Traitor's Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Royal intrigue, mild romance in action-packed fantasy.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2018)
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