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The 5th Wave (The 5th Wave, #1)
4.16
Holy cow, I loved this book! There are so many things that the author did well. First, the main character is in a situation where she can trust absolu ...more
May 20, 2013
May 14, 2013
 
The Giver (The Giver, #1)
4.12
The first time I read this book was for a children's literature class in 1997. I think it is my all-time favorite middle grade novel. I decided to rea ...more
Mar 29, 2010
Sep 23, 2008
 
The Ask and the Answer (Chaos Walking, #2)
4.21
I enjoyed this book more than the first book in this series (The Knife of Never Letting Go) because the pace was not so frenetic. The author actually ...more
Dec 16, 2009
Nov 13, 2009
 
The Prisoner of Cell 25 (Michael Vey, #1)
4.14
This book started out slow for me. The whole thing about the kid who is teased mercilessly until he is driven to use his secret superpower--that seeme ...more
Dec 04, 2012
Nov 30, 2012
 
Airborn (Matt Cruse, #1)
4.17
I so enjoyed this rollicking swashbuckling adventure! At 500 pages, this is a long book, but Oppel's easy-flowing, clean writing style that makes the ...more
Sep 04, 2010
Jul 20, 2010
 
A Confusion of Princes
3.73
Garth Nix is brilliant. That is all.
Jul 28, 2012
Jul 24, 2012
 
For the Win
3.78
What an odd book. Part thriller, part science fiction, part upper-division economics textbook. But I liked it.

I had a hard time getting into it. For t
...more
Jun 30, 2010
May 26, 2010
 
The Knife of Never Letting Go (Chaos Walking, #1)
3.95
This book really pulled me in from the very first sentence. I loved the whole weird setting and premise of this book and connected with Todd right awa ...more
Nov 13, 2009
Oct 08, 2009
 
The Tomorrow Code
3.76
I love a good circular ending. The explanation of events and the progression of solving the mystery was clear without resembling "info dump." The char ...more
Aug 2009
Aug 26, 2009
 
Pathfinder (Pathfinder, #1)
3.97
Once again, OSC's superb characterization dazzles me. Loved this book. I actually liked the parts where the characters get confused about time travel ...more
Mar 11, 2011
Dec 20, 2010
 
Dark Life (Dark Life, #1)
3.89
Awesomely creative world building. Intriguing characters. Lots of action. Sure to satisfy young sci-fi readers.

This was book was a fun reading adventu
...more
May 10, 2010
Jan 26, 2010
 
Leviathan (Leviathan, #1)
3.90
Is all steampunk this much fun? Scott Westerfeld's imagination is stunning and his writing is equally awesome. Characters are brilliant. Tons of actio ...more
Oct 26, 2009
Jun 16, 2009
 
I Am Number Four (Lorien Legacies, #1)
3.93
An exciting book with lots of action. Boys will enjoy this one (although there is a major romantic thread).

Things I liked: great action scenes, langu
...more
Sep 28, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
 
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner, #1)
4.02
This is like two of my favorite books mashed together: "Ender's Game" meets "The Hunger Games". (Ender's Hunger Game? Hunger Ender Games?) Fast paced. ...more
Oct 06, 2009
Jun 29, 2009
 
Behemoth (Leviathan, #2)
4.19
I am a huge fan of this series. The idea is original, the characters are delightful, the pacing and tension terrific. Scott Westerfeld's sequels never ...more
Nov 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
The Adoration of Jenna Fox (Jenna Fox Chronicles, #1)
3.71
What a page-turner! Loved the mystery. Loved the meaty ethical questions. Loved the powerful writing.
Sep 14, 2009
Jul 12, 2009
 
Ship Breaker (Ship Breaker, #1)
3.73
Gritty. Tense. Compelling. Fascinating post-apocalyptic setting. I thought this was a great read.
Jul 07, 2010
May 21, 2010
 
Cinder (The Lunar Chronicles, #1)
4.13
Can I tell you how much I loved this book? YA + fairy tales + scifi = Awesome to power of awesome!
Jan 27, 2012
Jul 30, 2011
 
Shade's Children
3.90
A dark, chilling post-apocalyptic tale. Garth Nix is a remarkable storyteller.
Jul 30, 2010
Jun 11, 2010
 
Variant (Variant, #1)
3.92
Fans of THE MAZE RUNNER will love this. Fast paced and compelling.
Nov 26, 2011
Mar 05, 2011
 
Matched (Matched, #1)
3.70
None
Dec 08, 2010
Feb 16, 2010
 
Mockingjay (The Hunger Games, #3)
4.03
None
Aug 27, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
Possession
3.59
None
Sep 04, 2011
May 30, 2010
 
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner, #2)
3.96
None
Nov 09, 2010
Feb 10, 2010
 
Girl in the Arena
2.99
None
Nov 18, 2010
Jun 13, 2010
 
Epitaph Road
3.42
None
Jun 11, 2010
Jan 28, 2010
 
Unwind (Unwind, #1)
4.19
None
Aug 27, 2015
Aug 28, 2010
 
Extras (Uglies, #4)
3.59
None
Jun 24, 2009
Jun 24, 2009
 
Catching Fire (Hunger Games, #2)
4.31
None
Sep 2009
Jun 16, 2009
 
Virals (Virals, #1)
3.92
None
Jan 07, 2011
Dec 20, 2010
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