Book Reviews

The Other Side of the Sky Book Poster Image
age 13+
Couple grapples with magic and tech in talky sci-fi tale.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2020)
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Agent of Chaos: The X-Files Origins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series pictures Mulder as teen, captures essence of TV show.
By Kami Garcia
(2017)
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Raging Sea: The Undertow Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Middle volume in undersea saga ups the action and suspense.
By Michael Buckley
(2016)
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The Forever Man: W.A.R.P., Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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Undertow: Undertow Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
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Fairest: The Lunar Chronicles: Levana's Story Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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Mortal Danger: The Immortal Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)
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The Hangman's Revolution: W.A.R.P., Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Time-travel series by Artemis Fowl author stays amazing.
By Eoin Colfer
(2014)
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Split Second Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong sequel encourages teens to think about tech's impact.
By Kasie West
(2014)
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Perfect Lies: Mind Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Easy-to-read Mind Games sequel is OK for young teens.
By Kiersten White
(2014)
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Pivot Point Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced tale of teen girl with mind powers.
By Kasie West
(2013)
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Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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Pure Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
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Foundation Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
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Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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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)
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Matched Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2010)
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