Book Reviews

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age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
age 13+
Excellent dystopian sequel is terrifically twisty, intense.
By Veronica Roth
(2012)
age 14+
Teens are pawns of evil adults again in violent sequel.
By James Dashner
(2010)
age 13+
Exciting, violent dystopian thriller is original, addictive.
By Veronica Roth
(2011)
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age 14+
Satire of ultimate consumerist society still packs punch.
By Aldous Huxley
(1932)
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age 13+
Fun, provoking start to dystopian series for teens.
By Ally Condie
(2010)
age 12+
Exciting, dramatic -- and bloody -- sci-fi trilogy finale.
By Suzanne Collins
(2010)
age 13+
Teens are the pawns of evil adults in violent dystopia.
By James Dashner
(2009)
age 12+
Sequel just as gripping -- and brutal -- as the first.
By Suzanne Collins
(2009)
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age 16+
Retired heroes fight to save themselves in gritty classic.
By Alan Moore
(1995)
age 12+
Exciting, provocative tale of lethal reality show.
By Suzanne Collins
(2008)
age 14+
Exciting but violent dystopian thriller for teens.
By Patrick Ness
(2008)
age 9+
Time-travel series start is suspenseful.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2008)
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age 15+
Exciting, provocative dystopian novel will make teens think.
By Cory Doctorow
(2008)
age 9+
Alien invasion is comical and fun, but too long.
By Adam Rex
(2007)
age 14+
Amnesia's just the half of it for post-coma teen.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2008)
age 13+
Shocking sci-fi gives teens plenty to get wound up about.
By Neal Shusterman
(2007)
age 12+
Gripping, terrifying disaster tale will inspire discussions.
By Susan Beth Pfeffer
(2006)
age 15+
Vonnegut's time-travel classic best for mature teen readers.
By Kurt Vonnegut
(1969)
age 11+
Thoughtful sci-fi about the price of beauty.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2006)

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