Book Reviews

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age 13+
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
age 12+
Graphic adaptation of popular sci-fi novel seems oddly flat.
By Marie Lu, Leigh Dragoon
(2015)
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age 12+
Lunar military adventure has strong teen girl at center.
By Karen Bao
(2015)
age 9+
Multiethnic superhero saga reaches explosive conclusion.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2015)
age 12+
Exciting sci-fi saga expands scope, adds depth to Tula.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2015)
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age 14+
Orphan refugee finds new family in beautifully bizarre tale.
By Andrew Smith
(2015)
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age 9+
Fun, fresh sci-fi adventure has touching message of empathy.
By Sophia McDougall
(2015)
age 8+
Thinner story, less character depth in action-packed sequel.
By Marion Jensen
(2015)
age 8+
Girl blasts off to alien moon in wacky, wise sci-fi sequel.
By Adam Rex
(2015)
age 14+
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
age 9+
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
age 13+
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 14+
Modern civil war erupts in intense, action-packed sequel.
By Trent Reedy
(2015)
age 9+
Fun space-pirate sequel adds complexity.
By Jason Fry
(2014)
age 14+
Time-bending thriller has more romance than mystery.
By Claudia Gray
(2014)
age 13+
Sci-fi saga about organ harvesters nails the ending.
By Neal Shusterman
(2014)
age 15+
A super violent Hunger Games-James Bond hybrid.
By James Frey, Nils Johnson-Shelton
(2014)
age 13+
Addictive alien-invasion sequel is jaw-droppingly intense.
By Rick Yancey
(2014)
age 12+
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
age 13+
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)

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