Book Reviews by Local Teens and Tweens

October is Teen Read Week all month long!  Every review we receive in October is eligible for a raffle drawing!  Contact sroche@quarryvillelibrary.org for a link to our Google form to submit your review.  Or submit a written review if you like!

 

Cover of Allegiant novel

Allegiant by Veronica Roth.  Genre:  Science Fiction/Dystopian.  Avg. Quarryville review 5.0, Avg. Goodreads review 3.6. “Third book of a series.  Great for those looking for adventure with a little bit of mystery” – Morgan R.

 

Cover of I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001

 

I Survived the Attacks of September 11, 2001 by Lauren Tarshis.  Genre:  Historical Fiction.  Avg. Quarryville review 5.0, Avg. Goodreads review 4.3. ” There’s a boy named Lukas whose dad and uncle are firefighters in the Twin Towers when it falls”.  Doyle F.

 

 

cover of strange the dreamer

Strange the Dreamer by Laini Taylor.  Genre:  Fantasy.  Avg. Quarryville review 4.8, Avg. Goodreads review 4.4.  “Read this on audio and couldn’t get far into it.  Then picked up the book, gave it some time and pushed through it a bit and after a few chapters I was blown away!  Thank goodness there was a sequel!  Of course I’m partial to any story whose main protagonist is a librarian!” – Ms. Sharon

the testing cover

The Testing by Joelle Charbonneau.  Genre:  Science Fiction/Dystopian.  Avg. Quarryville review 4.0, Average Goodreads review 4.0,  “great for fans of Hunger Games and Divergent series, starts a little slow but gets thrilling”-  Emma Z

red-toned art showing boy in jungle

Lord of the Flies by William Golding.  Genres:  Classics, Fiction.  Average Quarryville review 4.0, Average Goodreads review 3.7.  “I just started; it’s good so far!”  – Renee E.

Estranged by Ethan M. Aldridge.  Average Quarryville review 1.0, Average Goodreads review 4.0.  Genres:  Graphic Novel, Fantasy, Adventure.  “A boy was switched with a monster child.  They meet and take on a quest to save their kingdom”.

two illustrated teen boys, one in dress, other in cape superimposed on a woman's dress image

The Prince and the Dressmaker  by Jen Yang.  Average Quarryville review 5.0  Average Goodreads review 4.4

Genres:  Graphic Novel, Diverse, Historical Fiction.  “The Prince and The Dressmaker is a great story if you like plot twists. I recommend it to anyone who likes a fun story with understandable characters.” – Liz M