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Teen Book Reviews


Booklists from Young Adult Library Services Association


Lists of books that have won awards from teen librarians. Lists include Best Books for Young Adults, Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and Popular Paperbacks.

Books Reviewed by Teens for Teens
Find out what other teens are reading! This page offers a long list of new books, mostly fiction, that teens have read and reviewed.

Favorite Teenage Angst Books
Reviews of Catherine's favorite teenage angst books: You know the kind . . . about teenagers who feel awkward, about nerds who triumph over snobs, about first kisses, about hating school and fighting with your parents, about acne.

Internet Public Library
Short list of classics with short annotation of each.

Online Teen Book Club
Join this online book club and receive great reading in your email! The Teen Book Club features mysteries, comedies, true-life adventure and even some science fiction. Everyday a new five-minute read; every week a new book. Reading was never so easy and so much fun. This book club is for people 13 years old and older.

Reader's Club
Book reviews written by the staff and patrons of the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. Categories include New Fiction, Young Adult, Non-Fiction, etc. Read the reviews or submit a review of your own!

Reading Rants
This site, developed by a Young Adult librarian in New York City, features "out of the ordinary teen booklists... for those of you teens out there who need a good read, but are wondering if there's life after Judy Blume and Gary Paulsen." Aimed at teen guys and girls, the site offers booklists as well as reviews.

Teen Hoopla
This site from the American Library Association has book reviews submitted by teens and for teens. You can read the reviews, submit your own review, look at the Teen's Top 10, and nominate books for the Young Adult Library Services Association's booklists.

Teenreads.Com: The Book Bag
"Teenreads.com deftly combines the best of pop culture books, with new YA titles and the best adult books suited for teens. The result: a site where teens sound off about the books and issues they care about. There is no other online site like this for teens."