Book Reviews

Once Upon an Eid: Stories of Hope and Joy by 15 Muslim Voices Book Poster Image
age 8+
Lots of great life lessons as families celebrate holiday.
By S.K. Ali, Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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The Deceivers: Graystone Secrets, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Likable tweens explore another world in intriguing thriller.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2020)
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The Vanishing Deep Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen sisters race death in tepid futuristic thriller.
By Astrid Scholte
(2020)
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War Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sisters endure separation in suspenseful sci-fi war novel.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2019)
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Rebel: Legend, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Misfit stirs up revolution in action-packed thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2019)
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Jaclyn Hyde Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Sci-fi fun as a perfectionist's potion makes her a monster.
By Annabeth Bondor-Stone, Connor White
(2019)
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Sky Without Stars: System Divine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling, epic start to sci-fi series based on "Les Miz."
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2019)
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The Strangers: Greystone Secrets, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids travel to another dimension in clever sci-fi adventure.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2019)
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Dealing in Dreams Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violence and loyalty explored in tedious dystopian tale.
By Lilliam Rivera
(2019)
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Dragon Pearl Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Fox-spirit teen brings Korean myths to adventurous sci-fi.
By Yoon Ha Lee
(2019)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Brightly Burning Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging reboot puts Jane Eyre in space.
By Alexa Donne
(2018)
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Elites of Eden: Children of Eden, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dystopian mind-control tale grows even more complicated.
By Joey Graceffa
(2017)
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Crazy House Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent dystopian thriller doesn't make a lot of sense.
By Gabrielle Charbonnet, James Patterson
(2017)
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In Over Their Heads: Under Their Skin, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Robot thriller wraps up neatly.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2017)
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Flying Lessons and Other Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Riveting collection reflects common dreams, struggles.
By Ellen Oh
(2017)
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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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Secrets of the Dragon Tomb: Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
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Under Their Skin, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thought-provoking sci-fi saga has riveting twists.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2016)
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Mothman's Curse Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Engrossing, fast-paced sci-fi/fantasy has haunting dilemmas.
By Christine Hayes
(2015)
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