Book Reviews

Firestorm: The Caretaker Trilogy: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Violent ecological time-travel thriller for teens.
By David Klass
(2006)
The Sirens of Titan Book Poster Image
age 13+
Great intro to Kurt Vonnegut for teens.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1959)
Unwind: Unwind Dystology, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Shocking sci-fi gives teens plenty to get wound up about.
By Neal Shusterman
(2007)
The Dead and the Gone Book Poster Image
age 13+
Grim sequel of survival grittier than first installment.
By Susan Beth Pfeffer
(2008)
Journey to the Centre of the Earth Book Poster Image
age 13+
Classic requires patience and a large vocabulary.
By Jules Verne
(1864)
The Maze Runner: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.
By James Dashner
(2009)
Ship Breaker Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping but bloody dystopian tale will make teens think.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2010)
Matched Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2010)
Fahrenheit 451 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)
Divergent, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
Shade's Children Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
The Host Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Twilight author's adult sci-fi is fine for teens.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
Crossed Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, unsettling second installment in dystopian saga.
By Ally Condie
(2011)
The Power of Six: Lorien Legacies, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi teen alien series stays exciting with more battles.
By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
Never Let Me Go Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
After the Snow Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Harsh yet hopeful struggle for survival in a new Ice Age.
By S.D. Crockett
(2012)
The Selection, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
A Confusion of Princes Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting space adventure morphs into clever coming-of-ager.
By Garth Nix
(2012)
The Lost Code: The Atlanteans, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic adventure takes a while to hit stride.
By Kevin Emerson
(2012)
Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)

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