Book Reviews

age 16+
 
Sharp critique of gamer culture told as sci-fi story.
By Douglas Rushkoff
(2012)
age 10+
 
Charming, somewhat silly tale of human-robot rivalry.
By Evan Kuhlman
(2012)
age 13+
 
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
age 11+
 
Gripping, gritty sci-fi tale of a clone's identity struggle.
By Nancy Farmer
(2001)
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age 13+
 
Harsh yet hopeful struggle for survival in a new Ice Age.
By S.D. Crockett
(2012)
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age 15+
 
Romantic time-travel tale implausible but action-packed.
By Julie Cross
(2012)
age 15+
 
Fatiguing sequel ups the sexual content.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2012)
age 12+
 
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
age 14+
 
Tense action, sharp plot twists distinguish dystopian tale.
By Dan Wells
(2012)
age 14+
 
Old-style planetary romance is basis of John Carter film.
By Edgar Rice Burroughs
(1917)
age 14+
 
Hard-edged romantic adventure set in a dystopian future.
By Veronica Rossi
(2012)
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age 12+
 
Stylish dystopian thriller in a not-so-future Los Angeles.
By Marie Lu
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
age 2+
 
Excellent vocab builder is also big wacky fun.
By Richard Scarry
(1998)
age 12+
 
Clever science fantasy will appeal to Philip Pullman fans.
By Ian McDonald
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Sci-fi thriller puts a futuristic spin on social networking.
By Andy Marino
(2011)
age 13+
 
Sci-fi teen alien series stays exciting with more battles.
By Pittacus Lore
(2011)
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age 12+
 
Fast-paced dystopian quest for truth.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2011)
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age 14+
 
Teens will relate to dystopian world where scores = status.
By Lauren McLaughlin
(2011)
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age 13+
 
Dark, unsettling second installment in dystopian saga.
By Ally Condie
(2011)

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