Freshman: Tales of 9th Grade Obsessions, Revelations, and Other Nonsense by Corinne Mucha

It’s about how freshmen learn to survive high school. They must learn how to make new friends and enemies. After all, their freshman year is the beginning of the rest of their life. I really liked the book because I could relate because I was a freshman not too long ago.

— L.P. (age 15)

Library Wars Volume 2 by Kiiro Yumi

Iku finds out the mystery of the missing books that have been occurring in a month. Also, she got asked out by someone that hates her and makes her all confused. She realized there is some else … her hero … I like this book because it’s witty and full of action.

— D.B. (age 17)

Kamisama Kiss Volume 3 by Julietta Suzumi

The shrine has sure been keeping Nanami Momozono busy after unknowingly becoming a local deity. The tensions between Tomoe and Nanami grow (to her anyways) and Nanami is kidnapped by a lonely snake she saved to become his bride! Tomoe gets in touch with his feminine nature and his secret past is revealed! Be ready to laugh at the antics of these characters in Kamisama Kiss!

— S.D. (age 14)

Peach Girl by Miwa Ueda

Peach Girl is a very good anime about a girl who falls in love but her friend or enemy always tries to get who she falls for. I like how this anime is so dramatic.

— A.A. (age 13)

High School Debut by Kazune Kawahara

High School Debut‘s about a girl who’s very masculine and she wants a boyfriend so she hires a coach to teach her how to be more feminine, and she falls in love with her coach. I think this book is very cute and funny.

— A.A. (age 13)

Twilight Volume 2 by Stephenie Meyer

After Edward invites Bella to play baseball with his family, they come in contact with another clan of vampires. He must now protect Bella. Unless they are killed, Bella will be hunted for the rest of her life.

— L.P. (age 15)

Library Wars Volume 5 by Kiiro Yumi

Iku gets into an argument with her mom because of her being non-classy. She tries to find the will not to tell her parents where she’s really working no matter how much it hurts … Iku doesn’t know how to deal with this madness of her mother … a funny novel indeed. I love it!

— D.B. (age 17)

Mary Jane: Circle of Friends by Sean McKeever

Mary Jane intends to have Spider-man be her date to the dance. Her friend thinks it’d be best for her to go to Homecoming with their close friend Harry Osborne. I really liked how we get to hear her story and note just Peter Parker’s.

— L.P. (age 15)

Vampire Knight by Matsuri Hino

Vampire Knight is about a girl named Yuki Cross. When she was younger she was attacked by an evil vampire and she lost her family and had no memories of the year before that happened. She was saved by a nice vampire and was brought to the headmaster of a school for vampires at night and mortals by day.

— A.A. (age 13)

Library Wars Volume 3 by Kiiro Yumi

Iku tries to show her appreciation for her commander. She finds out she likes him and tries to make him happy. Sadly she gets demoted by him and gets kidnapped … a stunning/witty novel and I love it.

— D.B. (age 17)