Book Reviews

A Wrinkle in Time Book Poster Image
age 9+
Classic sci-fi story still inspires and gets kids thinking.
By Madeleine L'Engle
(1992)
The Hunger Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
Insurgent: Divergent, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(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)
Virals: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Exciting story of murder-solving heroine with superpowers.
By Kathy Reichs
(2010)
Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
The Wells Bequest Book Poster Image
age 10+
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
The Last Wild Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
Salvage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Intriguing sci-fi tale tackles misogyny, sexual liberation.
By Alexandra Duncan
(2014)
Alive: The Generations Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps you guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
Alight: The Generations Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense sci-fi saga piles on new complications.
By Scott Sigler
(2016)
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)
The City of Ember Book Poster Image
age 8+
Part fantasy, part mystery, part treasure hunt.
By Jeanne DuPrau
(2004)
Infinity Ring: A Mutiny in Time, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(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)
Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 7+
Brave girl seeks missing friend in exciting graphic novel.
By Ben Hatke
(2011)
Pure Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
Allegiant: Divergent, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
By Veronica Roth
(2013)
Inhuman Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
By Kat Falls
(2013)

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