Book Reviews

Poison for Breakfast Book Poster Image
age 14+
Philosophy, trickery in quirky meditation on mortality.
By Lemony Snicket
(2021)
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In the Wild Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of friendship, loss, and new beginnings.
By Jeff Zentner
(2021)
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Dark and Shallow Shadows Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent supernatural thriller set deep in a Louisiana bayou.
By Ginny Myers Sain
(2021)
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Willodeen Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Cheer-worthy fable of animals, friendship, ecosystems.
By Katherine Applegate
(2021)
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The Downstairs Girl Book Poster Image
age 12+
Chinese American teen fights prejudice in witty 1890s tale.
By Stacey Lee
(2019)
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Take Me With You When You Go Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional novel-in-emails reveals siblings' abuse, growth.
By Jennifer Niven, David Levithan
(2021)
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Run: Book One Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring continuation of Rep. John Lewis' biography.
By John Lewis, Andrew Aydin
(2021)
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The Champion: Contender, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cade fights aliens galore in action-stuffed finale.
By Taran Matharu
(2021)
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Dead Wednesday Book Poster Image
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age 11+
Book about dead teens promotes exploration of empathy.
By Jerry Spinelli
(2021)
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Six Crimson Cranes Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating fantasy steeped in East Asian folklore.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2021)
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Radha & Jai's Recipe for Romance Book Poster Image
age 13+
Light, Indian-dance-themed romance has positive messages.
By Nisha Sharma
(2021)
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Erik vs. Everything Book Poster Image
age 8+
Funny, heartfelt story about a boy facing his fears.
By Christina Uss
(2021)
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Best Nerds Forever Book Poster Image
age 10+
Ghostly mystery has humor, sadness, and surprising depth.
By James Patterson, Chris Grabenstein
(2021)
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Gearbreakers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Teen warriors fight giant robots in slam-bang adventure.
By Zoe Hana Mikuta
(2021)
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What We Devour Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Bloody tale of ruthless young woman, magic, court intrigue.
By Linsey Miller
(2021)
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Forever This Summer: Love Like Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl helps friend discover her past in heartwarming tale.
By Leslie C. Youngblood
(2021)
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Summer in the City of Roses Book Poster Image
age 15+
Moving, sweet coming-of-ager with magical realism goes deep.
By Michelle Ruiz Keil
(2021)
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Maya and the Robot Book Poster Image
age 8+
Marvelous Black girl scientist stars in poignant read.
By Eve L. Ewing
(2021)
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Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
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Hani and Ishu's Guide to Fake Dating Book Poster Image
age 13+
Cute, socially aware romance of queer South Asian teens.
By Adiba Jaigirdar
(2021)
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