In Claudia Gray’s Leia, Princess of Alderaan, Leia Organa is your typical YA MC dealing with first loves, intense schoolwork, and a rebellion that could affect the fate of an entire galaxy.
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Livia Blackburne’s Rosemarked is a science fiction novel that reads like a historical fantasy.
Ellie Marney’s Every series wraps up with the swoony and suspenseful Every Move.
Kayla Olson’s The Sandcastle Empire doesn’t bring anything new to the dystopian genre, but it’s not not entertaining.
Revisit your Josh Hartnett crush with guns a-blazing.
Sarah Fine’s Beneath the Shine mixes politics, technology, and The Scarlet Pimpernel.
Matthew Laurence’s Freya tells a tale of gods and goddesses in the modern age.
Time—and love—make the world go ‘round in Tara Sim’s Timekeeper.
Stacey Jay turns Beauty and the Beast on its head in Of Beast and Beauty.
Humans might be immortal in Neal Shusterman’s Scythe, but they’re certainly no less fallible.
Elizabeth Fama’s Plus One imagines a world divided, quite literally, by night and day.
A teenager helps her non-lingual adoptive sister return to the Arctic island from where she and a bunch of other babies were found on an abandoned ship.
Although it’s set in the far future, S.J. Kincaid’s The Diabolic touches on familiar and timely themes.
Death falls into the lap of the main character of Marni Bates’ Dial Em for Murder—literally.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Gemina picks up where Illuminae left off and never lets up on the throttle.
Jessica Shirvington’s Disruption imagines a world in which relationships are controlled through pheromone technology—and the company that owns said technology controls society.
Sanctum, part two of Madeleine Roux's Asylum series, does not live up to the original.
Maria Dahvana Headley’s Aerie revisits the fascinating sky world and sassy main character introduced in Magonia.
Empire of Storms, the fifth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, finds our heroes making deals and calling in favors with the hopes of overcoming evil.
Investigate murder and a missing gem in A.J. Hartley’s Steeplejack, the first in the new Alternative Detective series.
Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows put a fantastical spin on the history of the Nine-Day Queen in My Lady Jane.
The rebel forces in Queen of Shadows, the fourth book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, make some serious progress—and some unfortunate discoveries.
Teenage geniuses obsessed with pop culture meet Shakespeare’s comedic scheming in Lily Anderson’s debut novel The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You.
Celaena Sardothian returns to her ancestral roots in Heir of Fire, the third book in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series.
Historical fiction meets modern-day crime investigation in Joy Preble’s It Wasn’t Always Like This.
Crown of Midnight, the second novel in Sarah J. Maas’ Throne of Glass series, offers some major revelations.
The five prequel novellas of Sarah J. Maas’ The Assassin’s Blade tell of a younger, but no less deadly, Celaena Sardothien.
Chris Howard’s Night Speed is a drug-fueled sprint through the streets of NYC (and an examination of the struggles that come with addiction). You could win a copy!
The first book in Sarah J. Maas’s Throne of Glass series introduces Celaena Sardothian—one of the most badass lady assassins to ever grace the page—to the YA world.
Sherlock and Watson’s descendants—Charlotte and James—find themselves in the midst of a familiar mystery with a modern twist in Brittany Cavallaro’s debut novel, A Study in Charlotte.
This science fiction show about a band of misfit mercenaries will remind you of shows you've seen before—no, not that one—but this kind of nostalgia can be a good thing.
Sarah Fine’s The Impostor Queen introduces a magical almost-queen with the weight of an entire country riding on her shoulders (and a little problem with the whole magical thing).
Join a group of gifted young adults as they investigate “anomalies” (i.e., psychic abilities) and teenage feelings in Robin Epstein’s HEAR.
Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff’s Illuminae features terrifying accidents in space, an artificial intelligence gone rogue, biochemical warfare, and the power of love.
The second book in Ellie Marney’s Every series, Every Word, does not fall prey to the dreaded Bridge Book Blues. In fact, it might even be better than the first (which is saying something).
Mercedes Lackey’s new novel, Hunter, aims to be the next great dystopia, but ends up feeling more like the product of a formula.
Fly away with Magonia, Maria Dahvana Headley’s novel that mixes mysterious illness with magical realism.
Join Maggie Q—and her killer action skills—on a quest for vengeance. There will be stops for hot guys along the way.
Lianu Liu’s debut novel, The Memory Key, examines what might happen if you can’t forget anything—the blissful or the miserable.
In Soulprint by Megan Miranda, reincarnation is grounds for incarceration.
The second novel in Samantha Shannon’s The Bone Season series shifts its focus to London and the shady humans that live there (but, thankfully, still features super hot extradimensional creatures).
With Eat, Brains, Love, author Jeff Hart manages to do the unthinkable: make zombies interesting again.
Although it sounds like it should be, Samantha Shannon’s debut novel The Bone Season is not a Jeffrey Deaver book starring Lincoln Rhyme.
Even when carried out with the greatest intentions, revolutions don’t always turn out like they're planned.
In Free to Fall, Lauren Miller details a future that could easily come to pass if we’re not careful to put down our smartphones every once and a while.
Gard Skinner's Game Slaves is an action-packed trip that will have you questioning what is real.
Inheritance, the sequel to Malinda Lo's sci-fi thriller Adaptation, knows how to go out in style.
Mandy W. gets drawn into the intrigue and swoon of Malinda Lo's sci-fi thriller, Adaptation.
Erin reviews Blackout, the second in Mira Grant's zombie-filled trilogy about the power of the press and the overt power grabs of the CDC.
Like The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, minus the sex and IKEA references.