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The Uninvited
3.26
Despite the title and eerie cover art, this is not a ghost story, nor is it much of a thriller, but actually a twisted drama. First we meet Cramer, a...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Encyclopedia Horrifica: Terrifying Truth About Vampires, Ghosts, Monsters, and More
3.93
While by no means encyclopedic, this is a breezy introduction to both the unexplained and the ideas that scare us. A wide range is covered including t...more
Apr 2008
Apr 22, 2008
 
Molly: An American Girl : 1944 (The American Girls Collection)
3.93
To my husband's shock, the boys and I listened to this collection on audio. But she's not too girly and the boys love stories set in WWII. Not that th...more
Dec 18, 2008
Dec 14, 2008
 
The Vine Basket
3.86
A thoughtfully constructed portrait of Uyghur life through the eyes of a contemporary girl. Mehrigul’s family is in decline and she feels like the onl...more
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 04, 2014
 
Plague in the Mirror
2.55
Modern teen experiences the Black Death through her medieval doppelgänger in Florence and gets a fresh perspective on living. 17-year-old May is spend...more
Feb 02, 2014
Feb 04, 2014
 
Hero (Woodcutter Sisters #2)
3.79
Picking up shortly after Enchanted ends, the focus is on the sister named Saturday. Living up to her rhyme, Saturday trains herself mercilessly with h...more
Mar 07, 2014
Mar 07, 2014
 
Emerald Green (Precious Stone Trilogy, #3)
4.24
A satisfying conclusion to the time-traveling adventure-romance trilogy. Gwen, still reeling from the idea that Gideon has played her false, is more d...more
Feb 23, 2014
Mar 02, 2014
 
Isabel's Texas Two-Step
4.07
Another Special Adventure volume of the Beacon Street Girls series for tweens, this one focuses on sensitive artist Isabel Martinez. Isabel’s large Me...more
Feb 2009
Mar 24, 2009
 
Charlotte in Paris
3.99
This Special Adventure volume of the tween series Beacon Street Girls focuses on Charlotte Ramsey, the klutzy, aspiring writer and world adventurer. I...more
Mar 03, 2009
Mar 04, 2009
 
Enchanted (Woodcutter Sisters #1)
3.74
A truly enchanting mashup of fairy tale romance that celebrates the power of family and story. Sunday is the youngest of 10 children, including 6 olde...more
Jan 2014
Jan 20, 2014
 
The Fetch
3.04
Despite the pink tinged cover and subtitle “A Paranormal Romance”, this second novel from the author of A Certain Slant of Light is actually an exciti...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Geek Girl's Guide to Cheerleading
3.84
Beneath the fluffy chick lit title and cover lies a gem of a novel you will want to share with patrons and friends. Bethany is a smart girl with good...more
Sep 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
Distant Waves
3.78
A more accurate subtitle would be A Novel of the Victorian and Edwardian Struggle Between Science and the Supernatural. Readers looking for a shipboar...more
Apr 2010
Aug 26, 2010
 
Perfect Chemistry (Perfect Chemistry, #1)
4.11
Simone Elkeles manages to create a fresh, moving, and ultimately hopeful tale of star-crossed lovers. Brittany Ellis and Alex Fuentes represent the tw...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Delusion
2.82
A strained combination of historical fiction and fantasy set in World War II England. Phil and Fee are the closest of sisters and partners in performa...more
Dec 2013
Jan 09, 2014
 
Fear of Pumpkins
4.25
This French series focuses on the students at a small but prestigious dance boarding school in an unnamed location. Zoe, the narrator, and her friends...more
Sep 2010
Dec 08, 2010
 
The Beautiful and the Cursed (The Dispossessed, #1)
3.83
Supernatural romance focused on gargoyles in Victorian Paris, first in a series. Ingrid and her younger sister Gabby accompany their mother to Paris w...more
Dec 2013
Jan 09, 2014
 
Herbert's Wormhole
3.43
Riding on the coattails of the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid series, this “novel in cartoons” also offers a chapter book interspersed with illustration...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Possessions (Possessions, #1)
3.74
“Fog had crawled up the mountain, like a wounded animal on pine-tree claws, and bled all over the campus.” With this overwrought, atmospheric beginnin...more
Sep 2010
Dec 08, 2010
 
Happyface
3.74
This fictional black-and-white illustrated diary of a painfully awkward teen boy with underlying issues is touching and well-done. At the start, the n...more
Mar 2011
Apr 24, 2011
 
Princess of the Midnight Ball (Princess, #1)
3.90
Jessica Day George breathes life into the strange fairly tale of the Twelve Dancing Princesses to create a beautiful and intriguing story of love and...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Golden & Grey: A Good Day for Haunting
4.14
This is the third volume in the British fantasy series about 11-year-old Tom Golden and his ghostly Invisible Friends. Ghosts in this world have a var...more
Sep 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
Martin Luther King Jr.
3.97
The 10 Days series attempts to cover the life of a historical figure through the lens of ten experiences. The story of Martin Luther King Jr. begins w...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
Wuthering Heights (Real Reads)
4.00
The classic novel Wuthering Heights is engagingly and efficiently retold in this 64 page volume of the Real Reads series. It opens with a list of the...more
Sep 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
A Day of Surprises (Groove High, #3)
4.57
This French series focuses on the students at a small but prestigious dance boarding school in an unnamed location. Zoe, the narrator, and her friends...more
Sep 2010
Dec 08, 2010
 
Deception (Haunting Emma, #1)
3.92
A solid entry into the paranormal romance genre with ghostly mysteries, hidden talents, and forbidden love. When Emma Vaile’s parents don’t return fro...more
Mar 2011
Apr 23, 2011
 
Don Quixote
3.86
Author Martin Jenkins turns this classic novel into a rollicking road trip with plenty of rowdy humor, supported by the comical illustrations of Chris...more
Aug 2009
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Dog In The Wood
3.71
Inspired by her family’s experiences after World War II, Schröder beautifully weaves a poignant tale of a child caught in the aftermath of war. In 194...more
Sep 2010
Dec 03, 2010
 
The Other Side: A Teen's Guide to Ghost Hunting and the Paranormal
4.16
All the information a teen needs to go looking for ghosts in a safe and respectful (to the living) manner is contained in this practical volume. All t...more
Sep 2010
Dec 09, 2010
 
The Gentlemen's Alliance †, Vol. 01
3.97
When the first two lines are "My name is Haine Otomiya. I'm a cheerful 15-year-old!!", it sounds like a bad joke. It's the quintessential shojo manga...more
Dec 14, 2008
Dec 14, 2008
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