Tag Archives: teen science fiction

Gemina

Not only did I enjoy Illuminae myself, but it accomplished a near miracle, which is getting my son who will normally read only graphic novels and audiobooks for pleasure to read it to himself.  All 599 pages.  I might have … Continue reading

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Illuminae

I put the sequel to this book, Gemina, on my want-to-read list after reading the Book Smugglers review of it.  (Those Book Smugglers!  Always lengthening my list!) I started this one when it was nominated for a Cybils Audiobook award, … Continue reading

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Cybils Teen Spec Fic Finalists

The Teen Speculative Fiction was the category of the Cybils where I’d already read half of the finalists (at least, half of the ones that I wanted to read).  Naturally that makes it the one category I was trying to … Continue reading

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When We Wake

This is the last of the Cybils Speculative Fiction for Young Adults 2014 Finalists, and another one that I would probably not have picked up otherwise.  It’s the sequel to When We Wake, which I have not read.  Though I … Continue reading

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Stranger

So many people I admire were talking up this book – including Charlotte – that I had to read it, especially when I heard that Brown and Smith are self-publishing the second volume to avoid editors trying to talk them … Continue reading

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Salvage

Here’s another Cybils Young Adult Speculative Fiction Finalist, and a great choice for those who like their science fiction adventures with spaceships and strong-willed women. Salvage by Alexandra Duncan. Greenwillow Books, 2014. Ava Parastrata has grown up on a merchant … Continue reading

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Noggin

This is one of the Cybils Teen Speculative Fiction Finalists!  I was going to review all four of the remaining ones in one go, as I did the first three, but the library was busy today (yay! Even though the … Continue reading

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12 Spec Fic Books for Teen Boys Starring Girls

Way back in November, I wrote a list of my top ten fantasy books for middle grade boys starring girls. It’s taken me a while to put this companion list together – but here are a dozen favorite fantasy and … Continue reading

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Tankborn

This is the third book I read for this year’s 48 Hour Book Challenge. I heard about it from the Book Smugglers a while back and asked my library to buy it last December… so it’s about time I got … Continue reading

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Cress

Cress. Lunar Chronicles Book 3. by Marissa Meyer. Feiwel and Friends, 2014. In this third book in the Lunar Chronicles, we finally meet Cress, short for Crescent Moon, the girl who risked so much to warn Cinder about the Lunar … Continue reading

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