Book Reviews

age 13+
Middle volume in undersea saga ups the action and suspense.
By Michael Buckley
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
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+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
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age 13+
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 13+
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
By Amy Plum
(2015)
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(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 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 9+
Diverse superhero saga ups ante with mystical villains.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)

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