The Glass Castle

AGE RATING: 13+
TEEN RATING: 3.4/5
TEEN OVERVIEW: The Glass Castle tells the story of an unconventional and poverty-filled upbringing by unorthodox parents. A fascinating, unusual and often sad and troubling memoir, The Glass Castle is very unique book and offers readers a very unique take on the world. Continue reading The Glass Castle

The President is Missing

AGE RATING: 12+

TEEN RATING: 4.8/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: Bill Clinton’s insight to the secrets of being the sitting President of the United States of America and James Patterson’s incredible story telling ability have combined to create a wonderfully gripping, engaging, and breathtaking political thriller. The President is Missing is the perfect novel to transcend into a believable and fully immersive reality. Bound to make readers grip the pages of their book in anticipation of the next chapter, The President is Missing is a must read for fans of thrillers, crime, action and spy novels. Continue reading The President is Missing

The Tattooist of Auschwitz

AGE RATING: 13+

TEEN RATING: 4.1/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: Although often harrowing, the novel is a beautiful story based on the true life of Lale Skolov, ‘The Tattooist of Auschwitz’. Heather Morris creates an all to real tale of the horrors of the concentration camps and how a resilient person seemingly defied their situation and found love. Fans of Schindler’s List and The Boy in the Striped Pajamas need to read The Tattooist of Auschwitz.
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A Game of Thrones

AGE RATING: 16+

TEEN RATING: 4.3/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: A Game of Thrones is a captivating novel which draws readers into a world of their own. Bloody, brutal and breathtakingly bold, A Game of Thrones is sure to leave readers in shock and awe. George R.R. Martin has created an incredibly detailed and complex world unlike any other. However, as enjoying as it can be, it is also very offending and and includes very mature themes. Continue reading A Game of Thrones

Born a Crime

AGE RATING: 12+

TEEN RATING: 4.3/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: Honest and genuine, Born a Crime paints a very vivid and earnest picture of Trevor’s younger years. Although full of hilarious stories, the book never shies away from the harder side of Trevor’s youth. Every tale that Trevor tells is always as candid as can be, even if it doesn’t show Trevor’s best side. Born a Crime is one of the most sincere, funny and serious autobiographies there are. It is gift unto the world about life, love, loss through the medium of humour. Continue reading Born a Crime

The Mandibles

AGE RATING: 12+

TEEN RATING: 3.7/5

TEEN OVERVIEW: The Mandibles follows the story of how one large family navigates an ever-changing America. The quantity and complexity of real economic terms that she uses alongside her detailed writing creates a very real and genuine setting. The financial terms do get very detailed at point but overall they are very beneficial for the novel. Interesting, detailed and relevant in today’s world, The Mandibles is a very unique book… Continue reading The Mandibles