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Recent Book Reviews
Book Review: Graduates in Wonderland: The International Misadventures of Two (Almost) Adults by Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke-DaleGRADUATES IN WONDERLAND by Jessica Pan and Rachel Kapelke-Dale is a memoir recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: The Keepers: The Box and the Dragonfly by Ted SandersTHE KEEPERS: THE BOX AND THE DRAGONFLY by Ted Sanders id middle grade fantasy recommended for ages 9+.
Book Review: In Some Other World, Maybe: A Novel by Shari GoldhagenIN SOME OTHER WORLD, MAYBE by Shari Goldhagen is fiction recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher EdgeTWELVE MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT by Christopher Edge is a middle grade mystery recommended for ages 9+.
Book Review: Scorched by Mari MancusiSCORCHED by Mari Mancusi is young adult fantasy recommended for ages 16+.
Book Review: Find Me: A Novel by Laura van den BergFIND ME by Laura van den Berg is contemporary fiction recommended for ages 18+.
Book Review: Stronger Than You Know by Jolene B. PerrySTRONGER THAN YOU KNOW by Jolene B. Perry is contemporary young adult fiction recommended for ages 14+.
Book Review: Knightley and Son by Rohan GavinKnightley and Son by Rohan Gavin is a middle grade mystery recommended for ages 12+.
Book Review: Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories For All the Letters by Oliver JeffersONCE UPON AN ALPHABET by Oliver Jeffers is technically a picture book, but it could be enjoyed by many ages.
Book Review: Althea & Oliver by Cristina MorachoALTHEA & OLIVER is fiction recommended for ages 21+.
Book Review: Sabotaged by Dani PettreySABOTAGED by Dani Pettrey is inspirational suspense romance recommended for ages 18+.
Book Review: Inhuman by Kat FallsINHUMAN by Kat Falls is young adult dystopian fiction recommended for ages 14+.
Book Review: Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen RubinBETTER THAN BEFORE: MASTERING THE HABITS OF OUR EVERYDAY LIVES by Gretchen Rubin is non-fiction recommended for ages 18+.
Compass Book Ratings Celebrates Its 3rd BirthdayIt is true! Compass Book Ratings went live on March 19, 2012 with 228 reviews. We have come so far! By the numbers: 3 – Number of years we have been posting free content reviews 1700 – The approximate number…
Book Review: If You Come Softly by Jacqueline WoodsonIF YOU COME SOFTLY by Jacqueline Woodson is young adult fiction/romance recommended for ages 14+.
Book Reviews and Content Ratings
So many books, so little time…
With thousands of books published each year, it can be mind-boggling to select a book. Compass Book Ratings’ mission is to provide readers with the ability to target in on the right book for them by age, genre, starred literary review, and especially by content. We do the background work so you can customize your reading choices. By providing a standardized rating system and book review, parents, teachers, librarians, and readers can easily evaluate reading options. Movies have ratings…Television Shows have ratings…Games have ratings…and now, books have ratings, too![box]
Also noted in our content analysis: Mature Themes and Drug/Alcohol use