Book Review

It Looks Like This

By Rafi Mittlefehldt

A worthy if trope-filled story of LGBT youth struggling for acceptance.

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The Weight of Zero

By Karen Fortunati

This intelligent debut examines adolescent mental illness with a realistic view of what “better” may look like.

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The Light Fantastic

By Sarah Combs

What lengths will troubled teens go to in their search for human connection?

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Brightwood

By Tania Unsworth

This secluded-mansion thriller for young readers blurs the boundaries between imagination and reality.

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Dan vs. Nature

By Don Calame

A refreshingly unserious YA novel full of laughs and heart.

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The Smaller Evil

By Stephanie Kuehn

This ambitious would-be thriller leaves too many questions unanswered.

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Read Me Like a Book

By Liz Kessler

This smart novel for teens tackles the thorny topics of love, family strife, and sexual identity.

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The Mark of Cain

By Lindsey Barraclough

This slow-burning sequel will thrill some readers with its eerie atmosphere.