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Aurora Rising Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fabulous, violent sci-fi adventure about a misfit squad.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2019)
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An Absolutely Remarkable Thing Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging, absorbing sci-fi explores celebrity, social media.
By Hank Green
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Rabbit & Robot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Over-the-top sci-fi tale has lots of sex talk and violence.
By Andrew Smith
(2018)
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Unearthed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens explore alien ruins in pulse-pounding sci-fi thriller.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2018)
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The Empress: The Diabolic, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Twisty space opera ups the intensity in middle volume.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2017)
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Gemina: The Illuminae Files, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intensely thrilling sequel introduces roguish new heroes.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2016)
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The Diabolic Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Deadly female bodyguard stars in smart, surprising sci-fi.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2016)
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Learning to Swear in America Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging blend of romance, sci-fi, and culture clash.
By Katie Kennedy
(2016)
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Alight: The Generations Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense sci-fi saga piles on new complications.
By Scott Sigler
(2016)
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We Are the Ants Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Mature themes explored in angsty end-of-the-world story.
By Shaun David Hutchinson
(2016)
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Illuminae: The Illuminae Files, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Armada Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
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Alive: The Generations Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps you guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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Endgame: The Calling Book Poster Image
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
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100 Sideways Miles Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fabulous, thought-provoking tale about a boy with epilepsy.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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The Taking Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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Salvage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
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Red Rising Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Incessant cruelty spoils action-packed sci-fi saga.
By Pierce Brown
(2014)
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