Book Reviews

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age 2+
 
Cozy, nostalgic look at the classic elements of the season.
By Alison Jay
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
By William Alexander
(2012)
age 14+
 
Powerful, poignant story of teen girl in love with a girl.
By A.S. King
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Never-a-dull-moment futuristic fantasy brims with energy.
By Antony John
(2012)
age 10+
 
Gripping adventure of intrepid siblings in steampunk world.
By S.S. Taylor
(2012)
age 6+
 
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
By Mary Pope Osborne
(1992)
age 14+
 
An intense, sometimes horrific, end-of-the-world adventure.
By Susan Ee
(2012)
age 14+
 
Classic novel is rich in romance and humor.
By Jane Austen
(1811)
age 10+
 
Fantastical quest explores sisterhood and Mexican legends.
By Guadalupe Garcia McCall
(2012)
age 8+
 
Leisurely small-town comedy of homing pigeon on the lam.
By Barbara O'Connor
(2012)
age 14+
 
Intriguing thriller driven by teen girl's disaster visions.
By Lisa McMann
(2013)
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age 16+
 
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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age 7+
 
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 13+
 
First in fun series is like a Downton Abbey for teens.
By Leila Rasheed
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
age 8+
 
Well-intentioned tale of floating boy celebrates diversity.
By John Boyne
(2013)
age 8+
 
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
By Adam Rex
(2013)
age 8+
 
Young cook battles wicked aunt in fun, Paris-set sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2013)
age 7+
 
Engaging classic mystery series great for beginning readers.
By Gertrude Chandler Warner
(1942)
age 13+
 
Psychological thriller is like X-Men meets La Femme Nikita.
By Kiersten White
(2013)

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