Book Reviews

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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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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Mindscape: The Ability, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Telepathic 12-year-olds return in exciting sequel.
By M.M. Vaughan
(2014)
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The Secret Box Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Magic, math, myths fill fast-paced, perilous series start.
By Whitaker Ringwald
(2014)
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The 100: Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale about teens sent to recolonize Earth.
By Kass Morgan
(2013)
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Battle of the Beasts: House of Secrets, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series sequel stays exciting and high on action-violence.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2014)
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Sky Raiders: Five Kingdoms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fast-paced adventure, slow storytelling in series opener.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
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P.K. Pinkerton and the Pistol-Packing Widows: P.K. Pinkerton, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Autistic kid detective returns in wacky Wild West tale.
By Caroline Lawrence
(2014)
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Ruins: The Partials Sequence, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart postapocalyptic tale reaches rousing conclusion.
By Dan Wells
(2014)
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Into the Still Blue: Under the Never Sky, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Trilogy finale regains energy for satisfying conclusion.
By Veronica Rossi
(2014)
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Zane and the Hurricane: A Story of Katrina Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and dog face danger, find friends in fast-paced tale.
By Rodman Philbrick
(2014)
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Tin Star, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Nuanced, exciting sci-fi tale of survival on space station.
By Cecil Castellucci
(2014)
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The Winner's Curse: The Winner's Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Depth and action in fantasy tale of star-crossed lovers.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2014)
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The Shadow Throne: The Ascendance Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy king fights war in imperfect but satisfying conclusion.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2014)
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Exposure: Virals, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Teens seek kidnapped classmates in exciting Virals tale.
By Kathy Reichs, Brendan Reichs
(2014)
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Bite-Sized Magic: Bliss, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
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Codename Zero: The Code Name Conspiracy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Violent but gleeful secret-agent thriller with heart.
By Chris Rylander
(2014)
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Lord and Lady Bunny -- Almost Royalty! Book Poster Image
age 8+
Hilarious sequel takes Madeline and Bunnys to England.
By Polly Horvath
(2014)
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Wildwood Imperium: The Wildwood Chronicles, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Satisfying end to highly original, whimsical fantasy.
By Colin Meloy
(2014)
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Almost Super Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Superheroes vs. supervillains in super-funny tale.
By Marion Jensen
(2014)
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