Category Archives: science fiction

Airhead by Meg Cabot

Airhead by Meg Cabot About: Emerson Watts, or Em, is sixteen and does not care for fashion at all. When an unfortunate event occurs, she receives a transplant of sorts and she wakes up not knowing what they did to … Continue reading

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The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness

The Rest of Us Just Live Here by Patrick Ness About: What if you aren’t the Chosen One? The one who’s supposed to fight the zombies, or the soul-eating ghosts, or whatever the heck this new thing is, with the … Continue reading

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The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer About: This tells the story of a boy who is harvested with DNA from a very powerful man called El Patron. The story revolves around his survival and how he wants to be … Continue reading

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Undertow by Michael Buckley

Undertow by Michael Buckley  About: Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha … Continue reading

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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard About: This is a world divided by blood – red or silver. The Reds are commoners, ruled by a Silver elite in possession of god-like superpowers. And to Mare Barrow, a seventeen-year-old Red girl from the … Continue reading

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Tracked by Jenny Martin

Tracked by Jenny Martin  About: On corporately controlled Castra, rally racing is a high-stakes game that seventeen-year-old Phoebe Van Zant knows all too well. Phee’s legendary racer father disappeared mysteriously, but that hasn’t stopped her from speeding headlong into trouble. When … Continue reading

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Mothership by Martin Leicht & Isla Neal

Mothership  By: Martin Leicht and Isla Neal (Book 1 of the Ever-expanding Universe Series) Teen pregnancy is never easy especially not when extraterrestrials are involved. Elvie Nara was doing just fine in the year 2074. She had a great best … Continue reading

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