Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Humor and horror mix in fun, fast-paced series installment.
By M.T. Anderson
(2011)
age 14+
 
No sunny wrap-up to this very dark, mature series.
By James Dashner
(2011)
age 14+
 
Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.
By James Dashner
(2010)
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age 15+
 
Stereotypes, muddled story sink alien-invader graphic novel.
By Christopher Moore, Ian Corson
(2011)
age 12+
 
High-flying end to smart, inventive sci-fi series.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2011)
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age 15+
 
Exciting, funny, futuristic thriller about online games.
By Ernest Cline
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Twilight author's adult sci-fi is fine for teens.
By Stephenie Meyer
(2010)
age 12+
 
A great way to discuss fame and tech obsessions with teens.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2007)
age 10+
 
Action-packed skate adventure good for reluctant readers.
By M. Zachary Sherman
(2011)
age 12+
 
Popular sci-fi series bounces back with action, depth.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)
age 12+
 
Classic undersea adventure with science-fiction flair.
By Jules Verne
(1996)
age 12+
 
Sci-fi series sequel less fresh but still discussion-worthy.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2005)
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age 13+
 
Relentless tale of future warfare asks disturbing questions.
By Garth Nix
(1998)
age 13+
 
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Classic, still-powerful story of futuristic censorship.
By Ray Bradbury
(1953)
age 14+
 
Mature dystopian fantasy with polygamy, teen pregnancy.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
age 7+
 
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Super-powered fugitive alien finds high school romance.
By Pittacus Lore
(2010)
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age 9+
 
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2010)

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