Book Reviews

age 13+
Middle volume in undersea saga ups the action and suspense.
By Michael Buckley
(2016)
age 10+
High-spirited, funny steampunk adventure on Mars.
By Patrick Samphire
(2016)
age 8+
Thought-provoking sci-fi saga has riveting twists.
By Margaret Peterson Haddix
(2016)
age 14+
Pulse-quickening space thriller is fantastic but intense.
By Amie Kaufman, Jay Kristoff
(2015)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 13+
Action-packed finale lacks wow factor of first two books.
By Eoin Colfer
(2015)
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age 14+
Gripping tale of space survival has unexpected humor.
By Andy Weir
(2014)
age 14+
Teen hostages fight for survival in intense sci-fi tale.
By Erin Bow
(2015)
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age 9+
Engrossing, fast-paced sci-fi/fantasy has haunting dilemmas.
By Christine Hayes
(2015)
age 7+
Fast-paced third book centers on princess, electricity.
By Wendy Mass, Michael Brawer
(2015)
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age 14+
Spaceship adventure fails to rise above its gimmick.
By Ernest Cline
(2015)
age 14+
Gripping, thought-provoking tale of memory, sexual identity.
By Adam Silvera
(2015)
age 14+
Tricky amnesia thriller keeps one guessing to the end.
By Scott Sigler
(2015)
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age 14+
Designer genes drive suspenseful sci-fi thriller.
By Debra Dockter
(2015)
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age 13+
Virtual-reality thriller starts well, loses steam.
By Julia Durango
(2015)
age 7+
Dad and son visit underwater planet in smart, funny sequel.
By Wendy Mass
(2014)
age 10+
Exciting alien-invasion thriller mixes sci-fi and magic.
By Jonathan Maberry
(2015)
age 13+
Psychic teens' saga wraps up in gritty, engaging road trip.
By Amy Plum
(2015)
age 13+
Comics reporter updated as teen in fun, slick mystery.
By Gwenda Bond
(2015)

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