Book Reviews

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age 12+
 
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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age 16+
 
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
age 13+
 
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
age 12+
 
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
age 13+
 
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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age 12+
 
Complex time travel page-turner starts sci-fi trilogy.
By Catherine Fisher
(2013)
age 15+
 
Samba- and art-infused sci-fi for mature readers.
By Alaya Dawn Johnson
(2013)
age 12+
 
Thoughtful dystopian tale questions winning at all costs.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
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age 13+
 
Hugely influential classic mostly for sci-fi fans.
By Isaac Asimov
(2008)
age 12+
 
Inventive time-travel tale mixes history, religion, sci-fi.
By Pete Hautman
(2012)
age 13+
 
Dystopian sequel is long, thought-provoking, action packed.
By S.J. Kincaid
(2013)
age 12+
 
Sci-fi sequel offers intense adventure, frequent peril.
By Ian McDonald
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Resurrected super-soldiers find love in exciting adventure.
By Amy Tintera
(2013)
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age 15+
 
Ambitious clairvoyant fantasy is gripping, violent.
By Samantha Shannon
(2013)
age 11+
 
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
age 13+
 
Captivating sci-fi tackles time travel, politics, romance.
By Cristin Terrill
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Gripping story of a teen who confronts his own private hell.
By Patrick Ness
(2013)

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