Book Reviews

Caravaggio:  Painter on the Run Book Poster Image
age 13+
Vivid bio of genius painter has mature content, violence.
By Marissa Moss
(2016)
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The Sun Is Also a Star Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautiful and philosophical love story is deeply moving.
By Nicola Yoon
(2016)
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Rebel Genius: Rebel Geniuses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creative fantasy blends art, mysticism, math, and magic.
By Michael Dante DiMartino
(2016)
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The Initiation: Lock and Key, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Suspenseful intro to a modern-day young Sherlock Holmes.
By Ridley Pearson
(2016)
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Dan and Phil Go Outside Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fans will love YouTubers' book about a show about a book.
By Dan Howell, Phil Lester
(2016)
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If You Give a Mouse a Brownie Book Poster Image
age 4+
Familiar formula still works in adorable mouse romp.
By Laura Numeroff
(2016)
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What Light Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming, sweet, but bland holiday romance.
By Jay Asher
(2016)
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Holding Up the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Insightful, inspiring romance full of surprises.
By Jennifer Niven
(2016)
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Jazz Day: The Making of a Famous Photograph Book Poster Image
age 8+
Poetic account of legendary gathering of jazz greats.
By Roxane Orgill
(2016)
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How to Hang a Witch Book Poster Image
age 12+
Creepy thriller blends witch trials with high school drama.
By Adriana Mather
(2016)
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Something in Between Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen romance inspires empathy for immigrants.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2016)
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The Female of the Species Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful, dark, violent story of teen girl set on vengeance.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2016)
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A World Without You Book Poster Image
age 12+
Reality and delusion mix in sensitive mental illness drama.
By Beth Revis
(2016)
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Rad Women Worldwide: Artists and Athletes, Pirates and Punks, and Other Revolutionaries Who Shaped History Book Poster Image
age 11+
Engaging profiles of 40 amazing women in 31 countries.
By Kate Schatz
(2016)
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Rani Patel in Full Effect Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful coming-of-age tale deals with abuse, addiction.
By Sonia Patel
(2016)
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Antsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in Nature Book Poster Image
age 5+
Artful, relatable bio offers intro to photographer's work.
By Cindy Jenson-Elliott
(2016)
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Spontaneous Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Wickedly funny, foul-mouthed look at love and loss.
By Aaron Starmer
(2016)
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Kids of Appetite Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Layered misfits story explores grief, friendship, love.
By David Arnold
(2016)
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Pasadena Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy noir with violent sex, drugs best for mature teens.
By Sherri L. Smith
(2016)
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The Thousandth Floor Book Poster Image
age 14+
Glamorous teens, drinking, drugs fuel compelling mystery.
By Katharine McGee
(2016)
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