Book Reviews

The Madman's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extra horror, romance in "Island of Dr. Moreau" update.
By Megan Shepherd
(2013)
Mind Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Psychological thriller is like X-Men meets La Femme Nikita.
By Kiersten White
(2013)
Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
Snuggle Puppy Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Cute pictures, rhymes in fun parent-child love poem.
By Sandra Boynton
(2003)
Happy Hippo, Angry Duck Book Poster Image
age 2+
Funny book teaches little ones about feelings.
By Sandra Boynton
(2011)
Origin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional teen novel explores intense loss and grief.
By Kathryn Burak
(2012)
Breathe Book Poster Image
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age 13+
OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.
By Sarah Crossan
(2012)
The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
By Jeanne DuPrau, Dallas Middaugh
(2012)
A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
UnWholly: Unwind Dystology, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Middle volume of organ transplant trilogy extends suspense.
By Neal Shusterman
(2012)
Pirate Cinema Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Rousing near-future adventure tackles privacy issues.
By Cory Doctorow
(2012)
Son: The Giver, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Classic battle pulls quest quartet to exciting conclusion.
By Lois Lowry
(2012)
What's Left of Me: The Hybrid Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing tale of two-souled girl bogs down in repetition.
By Kat Zhang
(2012)
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)
Infinity Ring: A Mutiny in Time, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)

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