Book Reviews

The Return: Disney Lands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
Hopper's Destiny: Mouseheart, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Mouse vs. cats, humans in heroic, gory rodent saga sequel.
By Lisa Fiedler
(2015)
Shutter Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Scary horror thriller offers a fresh take on old monsters.
By Courtney Alameda
(2015)
An Ember in the Ashes Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing romantic fantasy will make readers want a sequel.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2015)
How to Read a Story Book Poster Image
age 5+
Sweet, engaging steps for budding readers.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
Astrotwins — Project Blastoff: Astrotwins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Serious science, engaging tale for space-loving kids.
By Mark Kelly, Martha Freeman
(2015)
Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
Evil Spy School Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Ben is lured to the dark side in fun, action-packed sequel.
By Stuart Gibbs
(2015)
The Island of Dr. Libris Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids, book characters, mad scientist in wacky, upbeat tale.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
The Whisper: The Riverman Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)
The Detective's Assistant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
Gone Crazy in Alabama Book Poster Image
age 8+
Harrowing tale of Gaither girls' summer in the South.
By Rita Williams-Garcia
(2015)
The Rat with the Human Face:  The Qwikpick Papers, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Second fun adventure is creepier, less gross.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
Close Encounters of the Nerd Kind: The Nerdy Dozen, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Likable kids anchor goofy secret-agent sequel.
By Jeff Miller
(2015)
Bone Gap Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Beautiful tale of missing girl explores magic, love, loss.
By Laura Ruby
(2015)
The Imaginary Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Quirky adventure about the power of friendship and fantasy.
By A.F. Harrold
(2015)
Witherwood Reform School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creepy school holds kids captive in dark, funny fantasy.
By Obert Skye
(2015)
The Whispering Trees: The Thickety, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Creepy sequel has violent clashes, ethical dilemmas.
By J.A. White
(2015)
Special Delivery Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Determined girl sends great-aunt an elephant in quirky tale.
By Philip C. Stead
(2015)
Legend of the Mantamaji: Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)

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