Book Reviews

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age 14+
 
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
age 7+
 
Smart, funny dad-son space travel sequel goes underwater.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 10+
 
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 12+
 
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Walter Jury, Sarah E. Fine
(2014)
age 13+
 
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
age 9+
 
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
age 13+
 
Controversial finale to a thrilling dystopian trilogy.
By Veronica Roth
(2013)
age 11+
 
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
By Nancy Farmer
(2013)
age 11+
 
Thought-provoking, dystopian eco-adventure great for boys.
By Chuck Wendig
(2013)
age 10+
 
Absorbing, fast-paced sci-fi fantasy hinges on time machine.
By Polly Shulman
(2013)
age 13+
 
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
age 13+
 
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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age 14+
 
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
age 9+
 
Gripping multimedia time-travel adventure series debut.
By James Dashner
(2012)
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age 13+
 
Action-packed prequel to popular Maze Runner trilogy.
By James Dashner
(2012)
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age 8+
 
Wacky space adventure for sci-fi comics fans.
By Mark Fearing
(2012)
age 13+
 
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
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age 14+
 
Captivating, complex sci-fi about teleporting teen.
By Steven Gould
(1992)

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