Book Reviews

The Testing, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
Icons Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Confusing tale of aliens and government conspiracies.
By Margaret Stohl
(2013)
Pivot Point Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced tale of teen girl with mind powers.
By Kasie West
(2013)
Transparent Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
Elvis and the Underdogs Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lighthearted story of sickly kid helped by huge talking dog.
By Jenny Lee
(2013)
Fox Forever: The Jenna Fox Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spy romance makes a satisfying end to Jenna Fox Chronicles.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2013)
The Summer Prince Book Poster Image
age 15+
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
The Reluctant Assassin: W.A.R.P., Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exhilarating but bloody tale starts off time travel series.
By Eoin Colfer
(2013)
Fragments: The Partials Sequence, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Kira tracks creators of super-soldiers in exciting sequel.
By Dan Wells
(2013)
Obsidian Mirror Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Complex time travel page-turner starts sci-fi trilogy.
By Catherine Fisher
(2013)
The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
The Ultra Violets Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
MILA 2.0 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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)
Unremembered Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen amnesiac a little too perfect in sci-fi adventure.
By Jessica Brody
(2013)
Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
Pure Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)

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