Book Reviews

Feed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Satire with a nice bite -- for mature teens.
By M.T. Anderson
(2002)
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The Adoration of Jenna Fox: The Jenna Fox Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Amnesia's just the half of it for post-coma teen.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2008)
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The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, Book 1) Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
By Patrick Ness
(2008)
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Incarceron Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dystopian bestseller is full of plot twists, complex themes.
By Catherine Fisher
(2010)
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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Wither: The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature dystopian fantasy with polygamy, teen pregnancy.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2011)
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The Scorch Trials: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.
By James Dashner
(2010)
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The Death Cure: Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
No sunny wrap-up to this very dark, mature series.
By James Dashner
(2011)
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age 14+
Teens will relate to dystopian world where scores = status.
By Lauren McLaughlin
(2011)
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Under the Never Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
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A Princess of Mars Book Poster Image
age 14+
Old-style planetary romance is basis of John Carter film.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1917)
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Partials: The Partials Sequence, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
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Jumper Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)
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The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
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Pirate Cinema Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Rousing near-future adventure tackles privacy issues.
By Cory Doctorow
(2012)
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Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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The Madman's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extra horror, romance in "Island of Dr. Moreau" update.
By Megan Shepherd
(2013)
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Through the Ever Night: Under the Never Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume of dystopian adventure/romance loses momentum.
By Veronica Rossi
(2013)
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Fragments: The Partials Sequence, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Kira tracks creators of super-soldiers in exciting sequel.
By Dan Wells
(2013)
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Transparent Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
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