Book Reviews

The Upside of Unrequited Book Poster Image
age 14+
A sweet and funny story about finally finding first love.
By Becky Albertalli
(2017)
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Wait for Me Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet World War II romance between Scot girl and German POW.
By Caroline Leech
(2017)
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Girl Code: Gaming, Going Viral, and Getting It Done Book Poster Image
age 12+
Inspiring true story of teen coders' video game success.
By Andrea Gonzales, Sophie Houser
(2017)
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The Education of Margot Sanchez Book Poster Image
age 14+
Social climbing and cultural identity collide in a fun read.
By Lilliam Rivera
(2017)
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Piecing Me Together Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful, insightful tale of self-awareness, power of art.
By Renee Watson
(2017)
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The Inexplicable Logic of My Life Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen contemplates family, grief in slow but wise novel.
By Benjamin Alire Sáenz
(2017)
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Goodbye Days Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Stirring story examines power of friendship, grief, and art.
By Jeff Zentner
(2017)
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A Psalm for Lost Girls Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens seek truth, chase kidnapper in compelling saint tale.
By Katie Bayerl
(2017)
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At the Edge of the Universe Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen seeks missing boyfriend in existential coming-of-ager.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2017)
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History Is All You Left Me Book Poster Image
age 15+
Heartbreaking, beautifully written tale of grief and love.
By Adam Silvera
(2017)
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American Street Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Raw and gritty immigrant story best for mature teens.
By Ibi Zoboi
(2017)
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Nowhere Near You Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sick pen pals move on and grow up in charming sequel.
By Leah Thomas
(2017)
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Allegedly Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gritty, powerful thriller about girl jailed in baby killing.
By Tiffany D. Jackson
(2017)
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A List of Cages Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dark, moving foster-kid story shows power of friendship.
By Robin Roe
(2017)
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The Smell of Other People's Houses Book Poster Image
age 13+
Poignant coming-of-age tale about four 1970 Alaskan teens.
By Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock
(2016)
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The You I've Never Known Book Poster Image
age 14+
Moving LGBTQ tale tackles abuse, bullying, and homophobia.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2017)
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The Secret of a Heart Note Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating, quirky story about a girl who can "smell" love.
By Stacey Lee
(2017)
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Agent of Chaos: The X-Files Origins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series pictures Mulder as teen, captures essence of TV show.
By Kami Garcia
(2017)
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Love and First Sight Book Poster Image
age 12+
Blind teen finds love and more in engaging coming-of-ager.
By Josh Sundquist
(2017)
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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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