Book Reviews

Bloom: The Overthrow, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Killer plants take over the Earth in gripping series start.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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Bent Heavens Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Girl seeks revenge for father's abduction in tense thriller.
By Daniel Kraus
(2020)
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The Chosen: Contender, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Deadly Maze Runner-like contest with Romans and dinosaurs.
By Taran Matharu
(2019)
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Landscape with Invisible Hand Book Poster Image
age 13+
Darkly funny sci-fi shows future with aliens, economic woes.
By M.T. Anderson
(2017)
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Nemesis Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Big surprises in action-packed thriller about re-dying girl.
By Brendan Reichs
(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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Flying, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cheerleader battles aliens in breezy action comedy.
By Carrie Jones
(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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Raging Sea: The Undertow Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Middle volume in undersea saga ups the action and suspense.
By Michael Buckley
(2016)
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Armada Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
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More Happy Than Not Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping, thought-provoking tale of memory, sexual identity.
By Adam Silvera
(2015)
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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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Fallout: Lois Lane, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
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Mortal Danger: The Immortal Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)
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The Here and Now Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen time traveler fights for better world in smart sci-fi.
By Ann Brashares
(2014)
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Noggin Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever, unique story makes you think about life and love.
By John Corey Whaley
(2014)
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The Taking Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Smart sci-fi thriller explores girl's odd 5-year absence.
By Kimberly Derting
(2014)
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Split Second Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong sequel encourages teens to think about tech's impact.
By Kasie West
(2014)
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Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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Independent Study: The Testing, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sci-fi sequel spends too much time in familiar territory.
By Joelle Charbonneau
(2014)
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