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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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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Wildcard: Warcross, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Emika steers cyberpunk thriller duology to exciting finish.
By Marie Lu
(2018)
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Warcross, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Winning teen girl drives cyberpunk virtual reality thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2017)
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The Sandcastle Empire Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action, head games in clever thriller with tropical twist.
By Kayla Olson
(2017)
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Devil's Advocate: The X-Files Origins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
TV series fans will enjoy teen Scully-centered mystery.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2017)
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Paper Girls, Volume 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed sci-fi about growing up and growing older.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2016)
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Paper Girls, Volume 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Female newsies face aliens in fun sci-fi adventure.
By Brian K. Vaughan
(2015)
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Winter: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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The Leveller Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
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Until the Beginning: After the End, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
By Amy Plum
(2015)
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Fallout: Lois Lane, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
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After The End, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
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Allegiant: Divergent, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
By Veronica Roth
(2013)
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The Reluctant Assassin: W.A.R.P., Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(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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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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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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