Category: Science Fiction

academy 7

Review: Academy 7 by Anne Osterlund

by First Mate Keira Title: Academy 7 Author: Anne Osterlund Format: Trade Paperback Page Count: 259 Grade Reading Level: Grade 8 + Summary: Academy 7 is like Star…

until midnight

Review: Until Midnight (Alienated, Book 1.5) by Melissa Landers

Publisher’s Summary: Romantic holiday story that connects ALIENATED and INVADED! Cara and Aelyx only have one day to spend together before he returns to earth and she travels…

alienated

Review: Alienated (Alienated, Book 1) by Melissa Landers

Publisher’s Summary:Two years ago, the aliens made contact. Now Cara Sweeney is going to be sharing a bathroom with one of them. Handpicked to host the first-ever L’eihr…

dark side of nowhere

Review: The Dark Side of Nowhere by Neal Shusterman

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Dark Side of Nowhere Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Paperback Page Count: 192 Grade Reading Level: Grades 6-9 Summary: Jason has always lived…

ender's game

Review: Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Ender’s Game Author: Orson Scott Card Narrators: Stefan Rudnicki, Harlan Ellison Format: Unabridged Audio Book # CDs + Minutes: 9 CDs (11…

across the universe

Review: Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Across the Universe (Across the Universe, Book 1) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 416 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14…

Review: The Fall (Seventh Tower, Book 1) by Garth Nix

Reviewed by Quartermaster Alyx Title: The Fall (Seventh Tower, Book 1) Author: Garth Nix Format: Paperback Page Count: 195 Grade Reading Level: 3rd-5th Summary: In this world if…

Review: Wax by Phil Duncan

Reviewed by Cap’n Evelyn Knifenose Title: Wax Author: Phil Duncan Format: Ebook Page Count: 272 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13+ Summary: Yancey Muncey is a geek. And…

Review: A Million Suns (Across The Universe, Book 2) by Beth Revis

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: A Million Suns (Across the Universe, Book 2) Author: Beth Revis Format: Hardback Page Count: 386 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+…

Review: A Girl Named Disaster by Nancy Farmer

by Bookwatch, guest reviewer Title: A Girl Named Disaster Author: Nancy Farmer Format: Paperback Page Count: 320 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: This is a story…

Review: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape by Georgi Bond

Reviewed by Tavern Wench Maisie Title: Wide Awake in the Dreamscape Author: Georgi Bond Format: Hardback Page Count: 336 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 9-12 Summary: When Lily…

Review: The Girl Who Owned a City by O.T. Nelson

by Captain Lyaf Yarr Title: The Girl Who Owned a City Author O.T. Nelson Page Count: 200 Format: Paperback Grade Reading Level: 5.1, Ages 12-17 Summary: In a…

Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) by Douglas Adams

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Book 1) Author: Douglas Adams Format: Audio Book Length: 5 hrs…

Review: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: The Hunger Games Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Paperback Page Count: 374 Grade Reading Level: 6 – 8 Grade. Summary: Katniss Everdeen’s sister…

Review: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Turnabout Author Margaret Peterson Haddix Page Count: 223 Format: Hardcover Grade Reading Level: Ages 12+ Summary: Amelia Hazelwood, Annabeth Flick, and…

Review: Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins

Reviewed by Second Mate Embry Title: Catching Fire Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Pages: 400 Grade Reading Level: 6-8 Grade Summary: Katniss and Peeta arrive back from the…

Review: Open Minds (Mindjack, Book 1) by Susan Kaye Quinn

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: Open Minds Author: Susan Kaye Quinn Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 338 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: Kira Moore is…

Review: Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins

by Second Mate Embry, guest reviewer Title: Mockingjay Author: Suzanne Collins Format: Hardcover Page Count: 400 pages Grade Reading Level: Grade 7+ Summary: After Katniss’s survival of the…

Review: George’s Secret Key to the Universe by Lucy and Stephen Hawking

by Cook Cutlery, guest reviewer Title: George’s Secret Key to the Universe Author: Lucy and Stephen Hawking Format: Paperback # of pages: 295 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12…

Review: The Undertakers: Rise of the Corpses by TY Drago

by Isabel G., guest reviewer Title: The Undertakers: Rise of the Corpses Author: TY Drago Format: Paperback Page Count: 465 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13+ Summary: Twelve…

Review: Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher

by First Mate Keira Title: Knightley Academy Author: Violet Haberdasher (aka Robyn Schneider) Format: Hardback Page Count: 469 Grade Reading Level: Ages 9-12 Summary: The Midsummer School for…

DNF Review: A Confusion of Princes by Garth Nix

Reviewed by First Mate Keira Title: A Confusion of Princes Author: Garth Nix Format: Hardback Page Count: 337 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 13 and up Summary: Who…

The Difference Between MG and YA and Why I Write Both

Guest Post by Susan Kaye Quinn, author of Open Minds I’ve written a young adult love story (Life, Liberty, and Pursuit), a middle grade science fiction novel, a…

Review: Debugging Tori Redding by Jason Ancona

by First Mate Keira Title: Debugging Tori Redding Author: Jason Ancona Format: Digital ebook Page Count: 282 pages Grade Reading Level: Ages 14+ Summary: Tori Redding hates how…

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