Book Reviews

Into the Still Blue: Under the Never Sky, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Trilogy finale regains energy for satisfying conclusion.
By Veronica Rossi
(2014)
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Pivot Point Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced tale of teen girl with mind powers.
By Kasie West
(2013)
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The Battle for WondLa: The Search for WondLa, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Predictable but thoughtful ending to sci-fi trilogy.
By Tony DiTerlizzi
(2014)
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Graduation Day: The Testing, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Final book in talky trilogy picks up pace toward the climax.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2014)
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Mortal Danger: The Immortal Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)
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The Rule of Thoughts: The Mortality Doctrine, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
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Endgame: The Calling Book Poster Image
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
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A Thousand Pieces of You: Firebird, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Time-bending thriller has more romance than mystery.
By Claudia Gray
(2014)
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The Jupiter Pirates, Book 2: Curse of the Iris Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
By Jason Fry
(2014)
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Legend of the Mantamaji: Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
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A Cold Legacy: The Madman's Daughter, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
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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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Legend of the Mantamaji: Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)
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Legend: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
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The Leveller Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
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Armada Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
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It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going! Book Poster Image
age 10+
Facts, stats best for kids interested in global issues.
By Chelsea Clinton
(2015)
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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)
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The Last Star: The 5th Wave, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense finale to alien-invasion saga is violent, upsetting.
By Rick Yancey
(2016)
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The Supernaturalist Book Poster Image
age 10+
Matinee action/violence in a slick, fun package.
By Eoin Colfer
(2004)
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