Category Archives: science fiction

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

Posted in action packed, adventure, multicultural, science fiction, Yentl, young adult | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in action packed, adventure, female protagonist, ficiton, Horror, Murphy Middle School, science fiction, series, TX Lone Star List 2016 Nominee, young adult | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Fantasy, ficiton, heroine, magic, Murphy Middle School, romance, science fiction, TX Lone Star List 2016 Nominee, young adult | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in adventure, BBW 2015, dystopian, female protagonist, Jenny Martin, racing, science fiction, Tracked | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in action packed, science fiction, self-discovery | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Monument 14 by Emmy Laybourne

Monument 14 By: Emmy Laybourne “Your mother hollers that you’re going to miss the bus. She can see it coming down the street. You don’t stop and hug her and tell her you love her. You don’t thank her for … Continue reading

Posted in science fiction, Teen Book Review | Tagged , , | Leave a comment