Reviews by Category: Fiction

Teen Review
The Hate You Give by Angie Thomas

The Hate U Give

By Angie Thomas
4
Rated by
Addy
Sep 15, 2022

When 16 year old Starr Carters’s friend Kahlil is shot by a police officer everything changes in
her life. Starr struggles as police and other members of her town, Garden Heights, try to get her
to tell the story of what really happened that night. When half the town justifies why Kahlil got
shot and the other half is scared and Starr is under a lot of pressure. I thought this was a
wonderful book that is a must read for everyone. This book has a wonderful message for
everybody. One hundred percent recommend this book.

 

Teen Review
The House on Mango Street by Sandra Cisneros

The House on Mango Street

By Sandra Cisneros
3
Rated by
AN
Sep 15, 2022

The House on Mango Street is a fiction novel written by Sandra Cisneros.
This novel is about Esperanza Cordero, who shares her feelings and life with the
readers through vignettes. She talks about her struggles due to the
neighborhood she is from, and the lives of people in that time, and that status.
The neighborhood she lives in is disliked by her and many others, causing her to
feel ashamed of her life. She shares her life with her parents, siblings, and friends

Teen Review

Eleanor and Park

By Rainbow Rowell
2
Rated by
AN
Sep 15, 2022

Eleanor & Park is a fiction book written by Rainbow Rowell. This novel is
about Eleanor Douglas and Park Sheridan, who depend on each other, as the
story progresses. Both of them have very different family environments. They meet
at school, and have complicated issues based on love at first sight. Eleanor lives
in a family with an abusive father, while Park’s family is more open. They wish to be
together and help each other out, especially Park’s family trying to comfort

Teen Review
Restart by Gordon Korman

Restart

By Gordon Korman
3
Rated by
AN
Sep 15, 2022

Restart is a fiction book written by Gordon Korman. This novel is about
Chase Ambrose, a school bully, who gets a chance to fix his mistakes. His friends
and family have different opinions on how he should live this new life, but he has
plans of his own. He wishes to figure out how to fit in again, and rectify his
mistakes. He tries really hard, but such circumstances in his life seem to push him
back each time. He pushes through and tries hard to find the real him. He tries to

Teen Review
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End

By Adam Silvera
3
Rated by
Sahavi B.
Sep 13, 2022

Mateo Torrez and Rufus Emeterio are complete strangers but they both have one thing in
common, they're dying today. In a world where everyone knows when they're going to die.
Rufus and Mateo want to go out with a bang. They can do that by making one last friend in
there final hours. The last friend app will help them do that. They're about to meet up and have “
one last great adventure, to live a lifetime in a single day”.

Teen Review
The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen

The Magic Fish

By Trung Le Nguyen
5
Rated by
Anonymous
Sep 13, 2022

The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen is a graphic novel that will capture the interest of any
reader. Growing up in the 1990s as the son of Vietnamese immigrants living in the Midwest, Tiến’s
life is much different than his mother’s. Besides the everyday language barrier--her first language is
Vietnamese and she’s struggling to learn English, whereas Tiến primarily learned English growing
up--Tiến can’t find the words to come out to her in Vietnamese. So when it’s hard to figure out what

Teen Review
They Both Die at the End by Adam Silvera

They Both Die at the End

By Adam Silvera
5
Rated by
Addy
Sep 12, 2022

This adventure fiction book by Adam Silvera was definitely one of the best books I have ever
read. It all begins when two total strangers get a call from Death Cast saying they are going to
die in the next 24 hours. Both download an app that finds them a best friend to live out the last
hours of their life. They set out on a mission to live a lifetime in one day together. This is a
wonderful book told by many different perspectives that merge into one plot for one amazing
book

Teen Review
The Secret Language of Sisters by Luanne Rice

The Secret Language of Sisters

By Luanne Rice
4
Rated by
Amanda
Sep 12, 2022

After a tragic accident, two very close sisters have to learn how to maintain their
closeness through a traumatic experience. Roo, the older sister, crashes her car and gets
“locked-in syndrome” where she can see and hear everything but cannot respond verbally or
physically. She and her younger sister, Tilly, have to figure out how to communicate with each
other again. The book talks about dealing with guilt and how traumatic events can make
relationships between people even more complex. It depicts a lot of real emotions: anger,

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