Book Reviews

Burning Midnight Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi scavenger hunt tale has lots of action, suspense.
By Will McIntosh
(2016)
Burn Baby Burn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting coming-of-age tale set in dangerous summer of '77.
By Meg Medina
(2016)
The Abyss Surrounds Us Book Poster Image
age 12+
Futuristic pirates and sea monsters offer high-seas thrills.
By Emily Skrutskie
(2016)
Out of Darkness Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Beautifully written look at racism and love in 1930s Texas.
By Ashley Hope Pérez
(2015)
Anna and the Swallow Man Book Poster Image
age 14+
Exquisite tale of Polish girl in WWII shows horrors of war.
By Gavriel Savit
(2016)
Stars Above: A Lunar Chronicles Collection Book Poster Image
age 12+
Series fans get their last hurrah with nine short stories.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
Front Lines: Front Lines, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Inventive, intense war story best for more mature teens.
By Michael Grant
(2016)
Illuminae: The Illuminae Files, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
The Scorpion Rules: Prisoners of Peace, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen hostages fight for survival in intense sci-fi tale.
By Erin Bow
(2015)
A Night Divided Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Sharp-eyed Cold War stunner has high intrigue, family drama.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)
Lair of Dreams: Diviners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Engrossing sequel in supernatural series set in '20s NYC.
By Libba Bray
(2015)
Mothman's Curse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engrossing, fast-paced sci-fi/fantasy has haunting dilemmas.
By Christine Hayes
(2015)
More Happy Than Not Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping, thought-provoking tale of memory, sexual identity.
By Adam Silvera
(2015)
Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
The Girl in the Torch Book Poster Image
age 9+
Immigrant girl braves early 1900s NYC in tale of resilience.
By Robert Sharenow
(2015)
The Detective's Assistant Book Poster Image
age 8+
Action-packed female detective story champions smarts.
By Kate Hannigan
(2015)
Under a Painted Sky Book Poster Image
age 12+
Girls pose as boys in suspenseful, nontraditional Western.
By Stacey Lee
(2015)
The Alex Crow Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
By Andrew Smith
(2015)
Mars Evacuees Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
Searching for Super Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)

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