Book Reviews

The Challenger: Contender, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern teens fight as gladiators in more violent sequel.
By Taran Matharu
(2020)
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The Loop Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen prison inmates plan escape in intense sci-fi thriller.
By Ben Oliver
(2020)
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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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The Electric Heir: Feverwake, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense, romantic sci-fi tackles mature issues.
By Victoria Lee
(2020)
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Between Burning Worlds: System Devine, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed, exciting sequel heads to new moon and planet.
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(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 Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
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Exile from Eden Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Teens tour the apocalypse in zany, touching sci-fi satire.
By Andrew Smith
(2019)
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Rebel: Legend, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Misfit stirs up revolution in action-packed thriller.
By Marie Lu
(2019)
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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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Sky Without Stars: System Divine, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compelling, epic start to sci-fi series based on "Les Miz."
By Jessica Brody, Joanne Rendell
(2019)
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The Marrow Thieves Book Poster Image
age 13+
Powerful sci-fi tale of Natives hunted for bone marrow.
By Cherie Dimaline
(2017)
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The Fever King: Feverwake, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing but disturbing blend of sci-fi, fantasy, romance.
By Victoria Lee
(2019)
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Skyward Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Sci-fi space adventure off to a high-flying start.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2018)
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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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Rabbit & Robot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Over-the-top sci-fi tale has lots of sex talk and violence.
By Andrew Smith
(2018)
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Impostors Book Poster Image
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age 12+
All action and cool tech in Uglies Quartet spin-off.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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The Darkest Minds, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Psychic teens escape concentration camps in taut thriller.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2012)
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Not So Normal Norbert Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fun fantasy/sci-fi blend combats dystopia with laughs.
By James Patterson, Joey Green
(2018)
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Nexus: Zeroes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Superpowered teens hit New Orleans in superior thriller.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2018)
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