about the tween book blog

This is the place to be for reviews of Tween and YA books! And, best of all, it is written by a 13-year-old who knows the perspective of tweens and teens!

A list of Reviews



Newspaper Review: First News

Nowhere Near You by Leah Thomas

Otherworld by Jason Segel and Kirsten Miller

The Devils Poetry by Louise Cole

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

Moonlocket by Peter Bunzl

Dougal Daley, It's Not My Fault by Jackie Marchant

Close Your Eyes by Nicci Cloke

Roll of Thunder, Hear my Cry by Mildred D. Taylor

Survivors by David Long and Kerry Hyndman

American Monsters by Derek Landy

Flawed by Cecilia Ahern

Crongton Knights by Alex Wheatle

A Tragic Kind of Wonderful by Eric Linstrom

All About Mia by Lisa Williamson

When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan

We Come Apart by Sarah Crossan and Brian Conaghan


Day of the Triffids by John Windham


The Tenth Man by Graham Greene


Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck


She is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick


The Goldfish Boy by Lisa Thompson


Video Review: Railhead by Philip Reeve


The Accidental Prime Minister by Tom McLaughlin


The Racehorse Who Wouldn't Gallop by Clare Balding


Word Nerd by Susin Nielsen


The Subtle Knife y Philip Pullman


There Will be Lies by Nick Lake


Cogheart by Peter Bunzl


Hollow City by Ransom Riggs


Thief! by Malorie Blackman


My Sister Lives on the Mantelpiece by Annabel Pitcher


The Unlikely Hero of Room 13B by Theresa Toten


Chasing the Stars by Malorie Blackman


The World According to Humphrey by Betty.G.Birney


The One Safe Place by Tania Unsworth


Every Day by David Levithan


Geekhood: close encounters of the girl kind by Andy Robb


All the Bright Places by Jennifer Niven


The French Confection by Anthony Horowitz


Silence is Goldfish by Annabel Pitcher


Dogs Don't Tell Jokes by Louis Sachar


New Guard by Robert Muchamore


Wonder by R. J. Palcacio


Breathe by Sarah Crossen


Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley


Denton Little's Deathdate by Lance Rubin


An Abundance of Katherines by John Green


Friends With Boys by Faith Erin Hicks


The Apple Tart of Hope by Sarah Moore Fitzgerald


The Rest Of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness


A Seven Letter Word by Kim Slater


The Tragedy Paper by Elizabeth LaBan


The Recruit: Graphic Novel by Robert Muchmore


Butter by Erin Lange


Dash and Lily's Book of Dares by Davis Levithan and Rachel Cohn


The Beano's Prankipedia by The Beano


Rebel Bully Geek Pariah by Erin Lange


Guest Post: Horrible Histories by Terry Deary


Tom Gates by L Pichon


War Horse by Michael Morpurgo


Blood Oath by Dan Scott


The Accidental Superstar by Marianne Levy


Mind Your Head by Juno Dawson


The Resturant at the End f the Universe by Douglas Adams


Paper Towns by John Green


Dead Ends by Erin Lange


The Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness


War Horse : Theatre Review


Raven's Gate by Anthony Horowitz


Apple and Rain by Sarah Crossen


Tell Me No Lies by Malorie Blackman


Cloud 9 by Alex Campbell


Urban Outlaws Lockdown by Peter Jay Black


Refugee Boy by Benjamin Zephaniah


Skink No Surrender by Carl Hiassen