Book Reviews

age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
age 14+
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
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 13+
Time-travel series by Artemis Fowl author stays amazing.
By Eoin Colfer
(2014)
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age 13+
Teen time traveler fights for better world in smart sci-fi.
By Ann Brashares
(2014)
age 7+
Delightful, funny dad-son space-travel adventure.
By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer
(2014)
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age 13+
Clever, unique story makes you think about life and love.
By John Corey Whaley
(2014)
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age 13+
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Sarah E. Fine, Walter Jury
(2014)
age 13+
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
age 14+
Smart postapocalyptic tale reaches rousing conclusion.
By Dan Wells
(2014)
age 14+
Trilogy finale regains energy for satisfying conclusion.
By Veronica Rossi
(2014)
age 14+
Horror-heavy sequel adds Jekyll and Hyde homage.
By Megan Shepherd
(2014)
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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age 12+
Tropical sci-fi adventure builds to bloody mayhem.
By Jessica Khoury
(2014)
age 12+
Complex time-travel follow-up focuses on new character.
By Pete Hautman
(2013)
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age 12+
Fantasy creatures enhance near-future page turner.
By Kat Falls
(2013)
age 11+
Sci-fi sequel is gripping but can't top original.
By Nancy Farmer
(2013)

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