Katie Kennedy’s What Goes Up starts out entertaining, but gets a little muddied in the second half.
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Lost Stars is a fictionalized version of the true story of Lisa Selin Davis’ first love--a version that proves sometimes truth is better than fiction.
In Katie Kennedy's Learning to Swear in America, a physicist prodigy joins NASA's efforts to stop a giant asteroid hurtling towards Earth.
Winifred Conkling's Radioactive! is an interesting biography of two female physicists who had an incredible impact on nuclear physics.
No matter how smart or popular anyone is, Susin Nielsen's middle grade contemporary is a reminder that We Are All Made of Molecules.
Abigail Rook and R.F. Jackaby are back on the case in William Ritter’s Beastly Bones, a no-less delightful follow-up to his debut novel, Jackaby.
Lianu Liu’s debut novel, The Memory Key, examines what might happen if you can’t forget anything—the blissful or the miserable.
When it comes to Andrew Smith, a summer camp story would never just be a summer camp story.
A world in which people’s destinies are determined by the frequency at which they resonate is an interesting, if flawed, idea.
Mandy C. is super glad she didn’t have to travel to another dimension to read Claudia Gray’s A Thousand Pieces of You (but she totally would have).
Check out Trial by Fire, by Josephine Angelini, in which we discover which witch is really which.
One good thing about a post-apocalyptic society like the one in Chris Weitz’s The Young World would be having free access to New York City’s finest clothing retailers. (The whole "scavenging for food and fighting off insane teenagers" thing? Pass.)
Go on a heist—accentuated by superpowers—with the characters of Emily Lloyd-Jones’ Illusive.
If you like nationally ranked swimmers who constantly remind you that they’re nationally ranked swimmers and who fall in love with complete strangers for no apparent reason, then you might enjoy Seth Fishman’s The Well’s End. Mandy C. did not.
The dystopia in Sophie Jordan’s Uninvited hits a little too close to home.
Control by Lydia Kang kicks off an exciting new series about mutants in the future, with healthy doses of swoon and science.
A review of Relativity by Cristin Bishara, in which Mandy W. goes on a long science rant.
Alix reviews Dear Enemy, the sequel to Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster starring Judy's bff, Sallie McBride.
Alix reviews Cuttlefish by Dave Freer, a book set in an alternate universe where sea-levels have risen, London looks more like Venice, and illegal submarines run a pretty extensive black market.
Where Jenny uses any excuse to reference Marcus Flutie, and reviews Eve & Adam by Michael Grant and Katherine Applegate.
Alix reviews The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker, a book that proves that sometimes, miracles suck.
A review of Nation by Terry Pratchett, a book in which two teenagers get stranded on a desert island together, but strangely, do not have sexy times.
Forever Young Adult Presents: A book review of A Wrinkle In Time by Madeleine L'Engle
Forever Young Adult presents a book review of Every Other Day by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
Megan reviews Planesrunner by Ian McDonald and is totes taking this book with her through the multiverse.
Meghan reviews the start of another awesome Madeleine L'Engle series (with appearances by Dr. and Mrs. O'Keefe!), The Arm of the Starfish.
Erin reviews Virals by Kathy Reichs. If only she found the heroine to be anywhere as likeable as the featured animals.
What Tess Oliver's Camille may lack in historical accuracy, it more than makes up for with hot werewolf swoontimes.
S.A. Bodeen continues her streak of writing incredible boys-that-Jenny-would-crush-on in The Gardener.