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Free to Fall by Lauren Miller

Free to Fall by Lauren Miller. New York: Harper Teen, 2014. Rory Vaughn happily lives her life guided by Lux, an app that makes most of her decisions for her – from things as simple as what coffee to order … Continue reading

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An Amazing New YA Science Fiction Book!

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson. Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013. June Costa is an artist with ambition. She wants to be the best artist in Palmares Tres. She and her best friend, Gil, are determined to ensure that … Continue reading

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Insurgent by Veronica Roth

Insurgent, by Veronica Roth.   Katherine Tegen Books (Harper Collins), May 2012. Insurgent is the sequel to Divergent and picks up Tris Prior’s story immediately where the first book left off. Tris, Tobias (Four), and the other Dauntless members who have … Continue reading

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The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi

The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi. New York: Little, Brown & Co., 2012. Recommended for ages 14 and up. The Drowned Cities by Paolo Bacigalupi is an incredibly powerful book. In a future where rising sea levels have flooded Washington … Continue reading

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Who are the real monsters?

Rot and Ruin by Jonathan Maberry Benny hates zombies, or zoms as folks usually call them. Of course he does. His earliest memory is of his mother handing him to his step-brother Tom, telling him to run while their Dad, … Continue reading

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Dystopia Meets Claustrophobia on the Ship Godspeed

Across the Universe, by Beth Revis. Razorbill, 2011 Amy leaves all she’s ever known behind and is cryogenically frozen to follow her parents as they set out on a 300-year journey to colonize a new planet only to be awakened … Continue reading

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