Book Reviews

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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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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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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Legend, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
By Marie Lu
(2011)
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Never Let Me Go Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
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Planesrunner: Everness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
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Unison Spark Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi thriller puts a futuristic spin on social networking.
By Andy Marino
(2011)
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The Power of Six: Lorien Legacies, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Sci-fi teen alien series stays exciting with more battles.
By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
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The Always War Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fast-paced dystopian quest for truth.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2011)
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Without Tess Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Compelling tale of teen haunted by troubled sister's death.
By Marcella Pixley
(2011)
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Scored Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens will relate to dystopian world where scores = status.
By Lauren McLaughlin
(2011)
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Crossed Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark, unsettling second installment in dystopian saga.
By Ally Condie
(2011)
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Zombie Mommy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Humor and horror mix in fun, fast-paced series installment.
By M.T. Anderson
(2011)
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Chocolate Me! Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Candid charmer a positive intro to self-esteem and race.
By Taye Diggs
(2011)
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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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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 Griff Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Stereotypes, muddled story sink alien-invader graphic novel.
By Christopher Moore, Ian Corson
(2011)
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Letters to a Bullied Girl: Messages of Healing and Hope Book Poster Image
age 12+
Heartfelt letters to cyberbullied teen inspire compassion.
By Olivia Gardner, Emily Buder, Sarah Buder
(2008)
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Goliath: Leviathan Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-flying end to smart, inventive sci-fi series.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2011)
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Myrtle Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Affirming story of a little rat standing up to a bully.
By Tracey Campbell Pearson
(2004)
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