Book Reviews

The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever retelling of horror classic from female perspective.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Unearthed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens explore alien ruins in pulse-pounding sci-fi thriller.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2018)
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Felix Yz Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tale of alien fused inside boy stresses acceptance, empathy.
By Lisa Bunker
(2017)
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Agent of Chaos: The X-Files Origins, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series pictures Mulder as teen, captures essence of TV show.
By Kami Garcia
(2017)
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Learning to Swear in America Book Poster Image
age 14+
Engaging blend of romance, sci-fi, and culture clash.
By Katie Kennedy
(2016)
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The Last Full Measure: Divided We Fall, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
A rousing finale for saga of a second U.S. Civil War.
By Trent Reedy
(2016)
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Calamity: The Reckoners, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Explosive finale for action-packed superhero saga.
By Brandon Sanderson
(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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Winter: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
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The Martian Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
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Deadly Design Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
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Space Taxi: Water Planet Rescue Book Poster Image
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
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The Orphan Army: The Nightsiders, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
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A Cold Legacy: The Madman's Daughter, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
High body count, low believability in Frankenstein homage.
By Megan Shepherd
(2015)
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The Rule of Thoughts: The Mortality Doctrine, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
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Scan Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever sci-fi thriller stresses do-it-yourself science.
By Sarah E. Fine, Walter Jury
(2014)
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After The End, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gritty sci-fi survival tale questions reality and authority.
By Amy Plum
(2014)
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Game Over, Pete Watson Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sci-fi/spy adventure delivers a fast-paced, if silly, plot.
By Joe Schreiber
(2014)
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The Last Wild Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Brave kids, animals team up in funny, scary, sweet sci-fi.
By Piers Torday
(2014)
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Perfect Lies: Mind Games, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Easy-to-read Mind Games sequel is OK for young teens.
By Kiersten White
(2014)
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