Book Reviews

The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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The Ultra Violets Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fast-paced girl-power confection made for superhero fans.
By Sophie Bell
(2013)
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MILA 2.0 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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Through the Ever Night: Under the Never Sky, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Second volume of dystopian adventure/romance loses momentum.
By Veronica Rossi
(2013)
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Unremembered Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen amnesiac a little too perfect in sci-fi adventure.
By Jessica Brody
(2013)
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Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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Pure Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gritty post-apocalyptic story with strong heroine.
By Julianna Baggott
(2012)
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Prodigy: Legend, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed dystopian sci-fi sequel keeps suspense high.
By Marie Lu
(2013)
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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)
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The Madman's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extra horror, romance in "Island of Dr. Moreau" update.
By Megan Shepherd
(2013)
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Sever: The Chemical Garden Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Lackluster end to mature, excessively mopey series.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2013)
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Mind Games, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Psychological thriller is like X-Men meets La Femme Nikita.
By Kiersten White
(2013)
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Homeland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
By Cory Doctorow
(2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Impulse Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Edgy sequel to Jumper is best for older teens.
By Steven Gould
(2013)
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Scarlet: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fiery, fantastic Cinder sequel ups the action-violence.
By Marissa Meyer
(2013)
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Origin Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Self-contained sci-fi thriller adds emotion to immortality.
By Jessica Khoury
(2012)
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Breathe Book Poster Image
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age 13+
OK but melodramatic sci-fi adventure on airless Earth.
By Sarah Crossan
(2012)
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The City of Ember: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 8+
Adaptation of sci-fi favorite a little murky visually.
By Jeanne DuPrau, Dallas Middaugh
(2012)
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A Wrinkle in Time: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 9+
Sensitive adaptation of classic sci-fi adventure.
By Madeleine L'Engle, Hope Larson
(2012)
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