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IncarceronIncarceron by Catherine Fisher

Finn lives in a prison made of metal and wants to escape. Finding a key, it leads him to a girl, Claudia. She has another key. She believes Finn to be the lost prince Giles and is the rightful leader.

Review submitted by Stephanie.

 

 

small stepsSmall Steps by Louis Sachar

Small Steps is a sequel to Holes and it tells the entire story of Ziz, Zag, Magnet, X-Ray, Armpit, and Squid and what happens once they live their own real lives.

Review submitted by Michael.

 

 

The Hunger Games book coverThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

The Hunger Games was basically about a girl named Katniss fighting for her country. She volunteered to fight. Along the way, she fell in love.

Review submitted by Chelsea.

 

 

Public EnemiesSuperman, Batman: Public Enemies by Jeph Loeb, Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines, Dave Stewart, and Richard Starkings

Great comic book/graphic novel that has amazing illustrations! Also, a very good story that compares Superman and Batman. They have different lives! 5/5 stars!

Review submitted by Dev.

 

The Ugly Truth by Jeff Kinney

This is a very funny book. It tells the life of a boy in middle school. It shows his life in a very funny manner that will make you want to keep reading.

Review submitted by Rithia.

 

 

Divergent book coverDivergent by Veronica Roth

Very, very good book! The main characters’ challenges and hardships were very detailed and it seems like you’re taking her place. Over all the book was awesome and I can’t wait until the third book comes out in October!

Review submitted by Tania.

 

Scurvy GoondaScurvy Goonda by Chris McCoy

This book is about a pirate Scurvy and he is ruining Ted Merrit’s life.

Review submitted by Joshua.

 

 

Mississippi Trial, 1955Mississippi Trial, 1955 by Chris Crowe

Hiram was so excited to be spending the summer of 1955 with his grandfather in Mississippi until the body of Emmett Till was discovered. Hiram’s views of Mississippi, his grandfather, and his father all change as he searches for answers of what happened to Emmett.

Review submitted by Emma.

 

 

Atlantis ComplexThe Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer

The Atlantis Complex by Eoin Colfer describers the adventure of a genius kid trying to save the world with the help of a few friends.

Review submitted by Lia.

 

 

BloomBloom by Elizabeth Scott

Bloom is an intense story of how to not be scared of being yourself, that life is not perfect and does not have to be. Lauren will discover that as she learns to let go and open up to the world.

Review submitted by Diana.

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Running DreamThe Running Dream by Wendelin Van Draanen

I loved this book! It is a cross between emotional and exciting. I’d recommend this book to people who like realistic fiction stories. It is a book you will not want to put down!

Review submitted by Brianna.

 

 

Diary of a Wimpy Kid book coverDiary of a Wimpy Kid by Jeff Kinney

I really liked the book Diary of a Wimpy Kid, because it is talking about a boy who is just about to start middle school. Greg had a bad day on his 1st day of school. I would rate this book 5/5 stars.

Review submitted by Vrund.

 

 

Lawn BoyLawn Boy by Gary Paulsen

A boy (the book does not tell the boy’s name) gets a lawn mower from his grandma and finds a boy named Arnold to be his stock person, so he has a big lawn mowing business. But will the business be too big for his family? Find out in Lawn Boy!

Review submitted by Michael.

 

SpellbinderSpellbinder by Helen Stringer

Five stars! Wonderful theme! Amusing, entertaining. Those two words describe this book perfectly!

Review submitted by David.

 

 

Darth VaderDarth Vader and Son by Jeffrey Brown

This is a great book! It is amazing and very humorous. The characters are Darth Vader and Luke Skywalker (as a young boy). If you love Star Wars, you’ll definitely love this quick-read. 5/5 stars!

Review submitted by Dev.

 

Angel ExperimentThe Angel Experiment by James Patterson

6/5 stars! This series is amazing! If you love sci-fi, you should read this.

Review submitted by Morgan.

 

 

 

A Tale Dark & Grimm by Adam Gidwitz

This was a book that is seamlessly good, what can go wrong with Hansel and Gretal? A lot. This book is bloody and gruesome, not for the faint of heart, but it is a great read on a stormy day.

Review submitted by Kelsey.

 

 

The Hunger Games book coverThe Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

It was a really great book with a main goal to survive the Hunger Games. An easy, fun to read book with little details that brighten up your day. Very adventurous but has a bit of romance in it as well.

Review submitted by Tania.

 

 

Insurgent book coverInsurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent was an exciting sequel to Divergent. The story always left you wanting more. Four and Tris struggled together, while still finding a way to show passion.

Review submitted by Kate.

 

 

the Hobbit book coverThe Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

The Hobbit is about Bilbo, a hobbit living in the shire. Bilbo goes on a long journey to help another hobbit take back his throne. Bilbo faces deadly challenges and finds a ring that can turn him invisible. The Hobbit is a book that I think most teens will love.

Review submitted by MacKenzie.

 

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HolesHoles by Louis Sachar

Holes is about Stanley Yelnats who is accused of stealing a famous baseball player’s shoes and goes to Camp Green Lake, a desert where they dig holes. The Warden is looking for something, that Kate Barlow (a criminal) stole.

Review submitted by Michael.

 

Shards & Ashes edited by Melissa Marr and Kelley Armstrong

I would definitely recommend this book to people who like sci-fi. I liked the fact that it was different short stories all in one book. I would give it 4/5 stars.

Review submitted by Izabella.

 

 

If You Find MeIf You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

In If You Find Me, the main character Carey lives within a national forest questioning and blocking the fact if she is real or not. Then Carey and Jenessa (her sister) find out that their mom disappears, but then is found by her father. In this book, Carey tries to figure out why her mother left her and to keep her own secrets to her as well.

Review submitted by Rahul.

 

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire book coverHarry Potter Year and the Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling

This book is my favorite book from the series so far. It had many different twists and turns that keep me reading really late at night. This was an awesome book and I’d recommend to anyone reading Harry Potter books that they should read the whole series.

Review submitted by Nicole.

 

So Punk RockSo Punk Rock by Micol Ostow

I think this book was great. Ari does something different and does something other than get good grades. Ari’s story was great. 4.5/5 stars!

Review submitted by Peter.

 

 

PeanutPeanut by Ayun Halliday & Paul Hoppe

This book is a graphic novel where a girl moves and lies that she has a very serious peanut allergy. Her friend from her old school doesn’t talk to her anymore. Read the book to find out what happens!

Review submitted by Rebecca.

 

 

Drums Girls and Dangerous Pie book coverDrums, Girls, and Dangerous Pie by Jordan Sonnenblick
This is a great book about a boy who is troubled about his brother having cancer. Funny, serious, and romantic book all in one! Don’t let the title fool you. It’s a great book!

Review submitted by Lea.

 

 

SchwaThe Schwa was Here by Neal Shusterman

I found this book very interesting. All the characters have unique personalities. The Schwa, also known as Calvin, faces many challenges. This story mixes a mystery with adventure. I would definitely recommend it.

Review submitted by Brianna.

 

homecoming book coverHomecoming by Cynthia Voigt

I really like this book! It is an adventurous story about four children: Dicey, James, Maybeth, and Sammy Tillerman. Their parents both ran off, and the book is about the children trying to find their Aunt Cilia’s house so that they can live there.

Review submitted by Rachel.

 

Roll of ThunderRoll of Thunder, Here My Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

I thought the book was ok. It showed how you should stand up for yourself and what you believe in.

Review submitted by Mary.

 

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Titans CurseThe Titan’s Curse by Rick Riordan

An amazing book. The Titan’s Curse is emotional with sadness, surprise, and sacrifice. A few hunters die. Bianca, for just a gift for her little brother, and Zoe, to fight with her friends against her father even though she knows she will die.

Review submitted by Kaeley.

 

legend book coverLegend by Marie Lu

Legend was a captivating story about love, trust, and deception. This book left me wanting more, and I recommend it for anyone! It was amazing!

Review submitted by Kate.

 

 

SwindleSwindle by Gordon Korman

It’s a really good book. It’s about the Babe Ruth baseball card. This guy named Griffin finds the card and sells it for $120.00 and realizes it’s real and tries to steal it back without getting caught.

Review submitted by Devraj.

 

 

Day of the Djinn WarriorThe Day of the Djinn Warriors by P.B. Kerr

This book was fun to read because it was funny, and I was able to understand what was going on.

Review submitted by Jill.

 

 

Insurgent book coverInsurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent is an amazing book filled with tons of action and romance. I strongly recommend this book.

Review submitted by Julia.

 

 

Serpent_ShadowThe Serpent’s Shadow by Rick Riordan

This book is a great fictional story about Egyptian mythology. It is a great adventure book and it is written perfectly by Rick Riordan.

Review submitted by Rithin.

 

 

Tales-Dork DiariesTales from a Not-So-Happy Heartbreaker by Rachel Renee Russell

I loved this book! After I started reading it, I couldn’t stop! It was a very suspenseful book. My favorite part is when Nikki goes to her kid sister’s fake salon.

Review submitted by Cora.

 

 

Out of the DustOut of the Dust by Karen Hesse

Out of the Dust is a sad, yet heart warming story of Billie Jo, a 15 year old girl. She and her family are trying survive the depression and the Dust Bowl years.

Review submitted by Cici.

 

 

Cabin FeverCabin Fever by Jeff Kinney

Cabin Fever is about Greg Heffley having a wimpy life and gets stuck in his house in a huge blizzard and it actually turns out that Manny, his little brother, turned off the circuit breaker for every room except his.

Review submitted by Michael.

 

Hoop HotshotHoop Hotshot by Jake Maddox

The book is about a boy who got cut from his middle school team and what he does to improve. A+ book!

Review submitted by Benjamin.

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I Hunt KillersI Hunt Killers by Barry Lyga

I really liked the book. It was full of action and kept me on the edge of my seat.

Review submitted by Steven.

 

 

Elements

The Elements by Theodore Gray

The Elements is a book with 2-4 pages about every element known to the human race. It teaches you a lot of different fact about elements. Each 2-4 pages has 3-10 paragraphs, 7 on average. It goes from Hydrogen to Ununoctium.

Review submitted by Michael.

 

BigNateFlipsBig Nate Flips Out by Lincoln Peirce

The book named above was really funny and is creative, just like all of the other Big Nates. I enjoyed it a lot. This particular book was about Francis and Nate getting into a colossal fight over how Nate was so messy. So, Nate gets hypnotized to be neater, but it doesn’t work out too well.

Review submitted by Anthony.

 

The ListThe List by Siobhan Vivian

This was such a good book! It’s the start of the new school year when the list is put out–one pretty girl and one ugly girl in each grade–drama unfolds and friendships shatter. This book does show the reality of high school beauty pressures.

Review submitted by Kendall.

 

The callThe Magnificent 12: The Call by Michael Grant

4/5 stars. The book has a great plot line. It starts with a person gathering twelve kids to defeat an evil queen. The twists and turns will leave you hanging.

Review submitted by Tyler.

 

 

EnchantressThe Enchantress by Michael Scott

5 stars. A great ending to a great series. Everything is nothing that you would expect for the ending.

Review submitted by Allison.

 

 

Just ListenJust Listen by Sarah Dessen

This book has an amazing story. I could not put this book down. Sarah Dessen truly takes you to another world with her amazing books.

Review submitted by Emily.

 

 

Harry Potter and the Chamber of SecretsHarry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets by J.K. Rowling

This book was the sequel to Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. In this book, someone has been opening up the chamber of secrets again. I thought it was good.

Review submitted by Nicole.

 

 

Ninth wardNinth Ward by Jewell Parker Rhodes

Lenesha’s mother died right after she gave birth to her. Mama Ya-Ya took care of her forever! Hurricane Katrina hit and Lanesha experienced many hardships, including one of her friend’s deaths.

Review submitted by Paula.

 

 

One for the Murphy'sOne for the Murphy’s by Linda Hunt

It’s a book about when Carley Conners goes into a foster home with the Murphy’s after her mom lands in a coma. She grows close to the Murphy’s until her surprise of going back to her mom.

Review submitted by Aleks.