Book Reviews

Bookish and the Beast: Once Upon a Con, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, modern but bland take on Beauty and the Beast.
By Ashley Poston
(2020)
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One Year at Ellsmere Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing graphic novel about friendship and fitting in.
By Faith Erin Hicks
(2020)
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We Didn't Ask for This Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of eco-protest at elite high school.
By Adi Alsaid
(2020)
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10 Things I Hate About Pinky Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for her fake boyfriend in charming romance.
By Sandhya Menon
(2020)
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I'll Be the One Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Body-positive teen seeks K-pop stardom in cute romcom.
By Lyla Lee
(2020)
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The Henna Wars Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Page-turner rom-com takes on race, faith, queer love.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2020)
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Faith: Taking Flight Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun superhero origin story is body and LGBTQ positive.
By Julie Murphy
(2020)
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Parachutes Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Powerful tale of immigration, privilege, and rape culture.
By Kelly Yang
(2020)
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Girl, Unframed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen faces danger and sexual awakening in uneven thriller.
By Deb Caletti
(2020)
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You Say it First Book Poster Image
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age 14+
So-so teen romance deals with alcohol and suicide.
By Katie Cotugno
(2020)
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A Song Below Water Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional fantasy about two girls who seize their power.
By Bethany C. Morrow
(2020)
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Again Again Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Engaging tale of love, possibility, and addiction recovery.
By E. Lockhart
(2020)
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Rules for Being a Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen finds her voice after sexual assault in moving tale.
By Candace Bushnell, Katie Cotugno
(2020)
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Don't Ask Me Where I'm From Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thought-provoking tale of smart Latina breaking down walls.
By Jennifer De Leon
(2020)
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Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know Book Poster Image
age 14+
Charming story mixes art history and teen romance in Paris.
By Samira Ahmed
(2020)
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Crave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Just like Twilight, but set in Alaska with more swearing.
By Tracy Wolff
(2020)
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Time of Our Lives Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens try to balance duty and dreams in road-trip romance.
By Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
(2020)
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Bloom: The Overthrow, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Killer plants take over the Earth in gripping series start.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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Verona Comics Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens from feuding families fall in love in dramatic novel.
By Jennifer Dugan
(2020)
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Black Brother, Black Brother Book Poster Image
age 8+
Boy challenges school bully in exciting sports story.
By Jewell Parker Rhodes
(2020)
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