Book Reviews

Tempest Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Romantic time-travel tale implausible but action-packed.
By Julie Cross
(2012)
Unraveling Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Sci-fi romance full of strong language, mature themes.
By Elizabeth Norris
(2012)
Struck Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Intense sci-fi romance in post-big-earthquake L.A.
By Jennifer Bosworth
(2012)
The Lost Girl Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing story of an "echo" designed to replace dead girl.
By Sangu Mandanna
(2012)
Breathe Book Poster Image
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age 13+
OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.
By Sarah Crossan
(2012)
Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
Pulse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
Transparent Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Invisible girl flees mob dad in inventive fantasy thriller.
By Natalie Whipple
(2013)
Pivot Point Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Fast-paced tale of teen girl with mind powers.
By Kasie West
(2013)
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)
Grasshopper Jungle Book Poster Image
age 16+
Brilliant end-of-the-world chronicle is unforgettably weird.
By Andrew Smith
(2014)
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)
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)
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)
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)
Mortal Danger: The Immortal Game, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Revenge plot gets lost in supernatural mishmash.
By Ann Aguirre
(2014)
Fallout: Lois Lane, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(2015)
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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