Tag Archives: Science Fiction

Awakened (House of Night)

Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description “My love, speak to me.  Tell me everything.”  Neferet went to Kalona, kneeling before him, stroking the soft, dark wings that unfurled loosely around the immortal. “What would you have me say?”  He didn’t meet her eyes.   “Zoey lives.” Neferet’s voice was flat, cold, lifeless. […]

Yu-Gi-Oh!: Millennium World, Vol. 5 (Yu-Gi-Oh! (Graphic Novels)) (v. 5)

Author: Kazuki Takahashi Publisher: VIZ Media LLC Product Description The final saga of the Yu-Gi-Oh! epic! After many deadly duels, Yugi has collected the three Egyptian God Cards, the key to remembering his own past life as an Egyptian pharaoh. When the cards take Yugi’s soul back in time, can he defeat the villains of […]

Tuesday

Rating: (83 reviews) Author: David Wiesner Publisher: Sandpiper Product Description The unpredictable events of a particular Tuesday unroll before the reader with the precision and clarity of a silent movie. A Caldecott Medal book. Amazon.com Review “Tuesday evening, around eight”–a deceptively mundane beginning for what proves to be a thrilling, miraculous, and surreal amphibian journey. […]

Shadowland: The Immortals

Rating: (82 reviews) Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Enter the realm of the Immortals—the #1 New York Times bestselling series that’s been acclaimed as breathtaking, mesmerizing, flawless and extraordinary.   Ever and Damen have traveled through countless past lives—and fought off the world’s darkest enemies—so they could be together forever.  But […]

Maximum Ride: Saving the World (Maximum Ride Book #3)

Rating: (137 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description In MAXIMUM RIDE: SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS, the time has arrived for Max and her winged “Flock” to face their ultimate enemy and discover their original purpose: to defeat the takeover of “Re-evolution”, a sinister experiment to […]

A Plantation Christmas (Christmas Classic)

Author: Julia Mood Peterkin Publisher: Larlin Corporation

Smiles to Go

Rating: (13 reviews) Author: Jerry Spinelli Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description Everything changes the day ninth-grader Will Tuppence learns one startling fact: protons-those tiny atomic particles, the building-blocks to the building-blocks of life-can die. The one thing that was so certain in this world to Will has an expiration date. And Will′s carefully planned-out life? Not […]

Nick of Time

Rating: (56 reviews) Author: Ted Bell Publisher: Square Fish Product Description The setting is England, 1939, on the eve of war. Nick and his sister, Kate, begin gathering vital information for Winston Churchill as he tries to warn England of the imminent Nazi invasion. But the Nazis become the least of Nick’s problems after he […]

Who Framed Art Decco?

Rating: (1 reviews) Author: Margaret Benoit Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Contemporary Product Description What else is there for a hard-boiled, off-duty detective to do on a rainy Saturday but visit the local art gallery to see the works of renowned sculptor Bern T. Sienna and the painter Forrest Greene? Alas, Detective Angel Cordoni’s day off becomes an opportunity […]

Classic Starts: The Time Machine (Classic Starts Series)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: H. G. Wells Publisher: Sterling Product Description H. G. Wells’s sobering, thought-provoking novel is one of the greatest works of science fiction ever created—and as powerful today as when it was written. After inventing a machine that moves through time, the Traveler leaves Victorian London and goes far, far into the […]

The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

Rating: (151 reviews) Author: C.S. Lewis Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Book five of The Chronicles of Narnia continues the saga of C.S. Lewis’s beloved land of fantastic creatures and unlikely heroes. Readers of any age will be entranced as the crew of the Dawn Treader approaches the “Worlds End.” Amazon.com Review The BBC Radio […]

Twenty-Four Days Before Christmas (Dell Young Yearling)

Rating: (2 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Yearling Product Description Seven-year-old Vicky Austin thinks the 24 days before Christmas are the best days of the whole year. Vicky is practicing for the Christmas pageant and decorating the house. She hopes her new brother or sister will be born soon so mother can be home for […]

Eragon

Rating: (2897 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Fifteen-year-old Eragon believes that he is merely a poor farm boy—until his destiny as a Dragon Rider is revealed. Gifted with only an ancient sword, a loyal dragon, and sage advice from an old storyteller, Eragon is soon swept into a […]

Evermore: The Immortals

Rating: (299 reviews) Author: Alyson Noël Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Since a horrible accident claimed the lives of her family, sixteen-year-old Ever can see auras, hear people’s thoughts, and know a person’s life story by touch.   Going out of her way to shield herself from human contact to suppress her abilities has branded […]

Speaker for the Dead

Rating: (429 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Product Description In the aftermath of his terrible war, Ender Wiggin disappeared, and a powerful voice arose: The Speaker for the Dead, who told the true story of the Bugger War. Now, long years later, a second alien race has been discovered, but again the […]

The Sorcerer of the North: Book Five

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: John Flanagan Publisher: Puffin Product Description Several years have passed since the apprentice and his master, Will and Halt, first met, and Will is finally a full-fledged Ranger with his own fief to look after. The fief seems sleepy-boring, even-until Lord Syron, master of a castle far in the north, is […]

City of Glass

Rating: (174 reviews) Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description To save her mother’s life, Clary must travel to the City of Glass, the ancestral home of the Shadowhunters — never mind that enter-ing the city without permission is against the Law, and breaking the Law could mean death. To make things worse, […]

Chosen (House of Night, Book 3)

Rating: (134 reviews) Author: P. C. Cast Publisher: St. Martin’s Griffin Product Description Dark forces are at work at the House of Night and fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird’s adventures at the school take a mysterious turn.  Those who appear to be friends are turning out to be enemies.  And oddly enough, sworn enemies are also […]

Blood Promise: A Vampire Academy Novel

Rating: (192 reviews) Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir’s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school’s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike. Even worse, the Strigoi took some of their victims with them . . . including Dimitri. He’d rather die […]

Brisingr Deluxe Edition

Rating: (677 reviews) Author: Christopher Paolini Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description Experience the bestselling phenomenon of Brisingr, now in a deluxe edition! This deluxe edition includes deleted scenes, never-before-seen art by the author, and a guide to dwarf runes.   Following the colossal battle against the Empire’s warriors on the Burning Plains, […]

Raising Dragons (Dragons in Our Midst, Book 1)

Rating: (92 reviews) Author: Bryan Davis Publisher: Living Ink Books Product Description Modern fantasy novel that inspires young people to pursue faith, courage, and love, to dig deep within to find their God-given strengths no matter how difficult the circumstances.

Harry Potter y la cámara secreta

Rating: (20 reviews) Author: J. K. Rowling Publisher: Lectorum Publications Product Description Harry está en su segundo año en la escuela de magia y hechicería. En este episodio Harry tiene que defender la escuela de los malvados que pretenden destruirla. Se tiene que enfrentar con arañas gigantes, serpientes encantadas y fantasmas enfurecidos.

Fablehaven

Rating: (182 reviews) Author: Brandon Mull Publisher: Deseret Book Company Product Description “The dialogue snaps and sizzles. . . like Harry Potter, Fablehaven can be read aloud in a family with as much pleasure for grownups as for children. . . Do yourself a favor, and don’t miss the first novel by a writer who […]

Ink Exchange

Rating: (119 reviews) Author: Melissa Marr Publisher: HarperCollins e-books Product Description Unbeknownst to mortals, a power struggle is unfolding in a world of shadows and danger. After centuries of stability, the balance among the Faery Courts has altered, and Irial, ruler of the Dark Court, is battling to hold his rebellious and newly vulnerable fey […]

The Dead Girls’ Dance (Morganville Vampires, Book 2)

Rating: (59 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: Signet Product Description Claire has her share of challenges. Like being a genius in a school that favors beauty over brains; homicidal girls in her dorm, and finding out that her college town is overrun with the living dead. On the up side, she has a new boyfriend […]

Spells (Aprilynne Pike)

Rating: (18 reviews) Author: Aprilynne Pike Publisher: HarperTeen Product Description “I can’t just storm in and proclaim my intentions. I can’t ‘steal’ you away. I just have to wait and hope that, someday, you’ll ask,” Tamani said. “And if I don’t?” Laurel said, her voice barely above a whisper. “Then I guess I’ll be waiting […]

The Angel Experiment (Maximum Ride, Book 1)

Rating: (359 reviews) Author: James Patterson Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Fourteen-year-old Maximum Ride, better known as Max, knows what it’s like to soar above the world. She and all the members of the “flock”–Fang, Iggy, Nudge, Gasman and Angel–are just like ordinary kids–only they have wings and can fly. It […]

Glass Houses (Morganville Vampires, Book 1)

Rating: (137 reviews) Author: Rachel Caine Publisher: Signet Product Description From the author of the popular Weather Warden series. Welcome to Morganville, Texas. Just don’t stay out after dark. College freshman Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation, where the popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks in the […]

The Magician

Rating: (93 reviews) Author: Michael Scott Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers Product Description After fleeing Ojai, Nicholas, Sophie, Josh, and Scatty emerge in Paris, the City of Lights. Home for Nicholas Flamel. Only this homecoming is anything but sweet. Perenell is still locked up back in Alcatraz and Paris is teeming with enemies. Nicollo […]

The Clockwork Angel (The Infernal Devices, Book 1)

Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description Magic is dangerous—but love is more dangerous still.   When sixteen-year-old Tessa Gray crosses the ocean to find her brother, her destination is England, the time is the reign of Queen Victoria, and something terrifying is waiting for her in London’s Downworld, where vampires, warlocks and […]

The City of Ember (Books of Ember)

Rating: (498 reviews) Author: Jeanne DuPrau Publisher: Yearling Product Description NOW A MAJOR motion picture starring Bill Murray, Tim Robbins, Martin Landau, Saoirse Ronan, and Harry Treadaway! This tie-in edition of The City of Ember features a movie-art cover and an 8-page photo insert. Jeanne DuPrau’s instant classic tells the story of the great, underground […]

Ender in Exile

Rating: (100 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Product Description After twenty-three years, Orson Scott Card returns to his acclaimed best-selling series with the first true, direct sequel to the classic Ender’s Game. In Ender’s Game, the world’s most gifted children were taken from their families and sent to an elite training school. At Battle […]

The Amber Spyglass: His Dark Materials

Rating: (915 reviews) Author: Philip Pullman Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers Product Description The Amber Spyglass brings the intrigue of The Golden Compass and The Subtle Knife to a heart-stopping end, marking the final volume of His Dark Materials as the most powerful of the trilogy. Along with the return of Lyra, Will, Mrs. […]

Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, Book 6)

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description The astonishing final novel in Richelle Mead’s epic series! Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice. Now, with Rose on trial for her life and Lissa first in line for the Royal Throne, nothing will ever be the same between them.

Ender’s Game

Rating: (2686 reviews) Author: Orson Scott Card Publisher: Tor Books Product Description Winner of the Hugo and Nebula AwardsIn order to develop a secure defense against a hostile alien race’s next attack, government agencies breed child geniuses and train them as soldiers. A brilliant young boy, Andrew “Ender” Wiggin lives with his kind but distant […]

The Fairy Tale Detectives (The Sisters Grimm, Book 1) (Bk. 1)

Rating: (81 reviews) Author: Michael Buckley Publisher: Amulet Product Description Nancy Drew meets Shrek in this funny, exciting new series of mysteries set in a community of fairy-tale characters. In the first book, The Sisters Grimm (Book One): The Fairy-Tale Detectives, we meet Sabrina and Daphne Grimm, two seeming orphans from New York City, who […]

Kingdom Keepers: Disney After Dark

Rating: (7 reviews) Author: Ridley Pearson Publisher: Hyperion Book CH Product Description Featuring a new paperback cover to match hardcover of Kingdom Keepers II:   In this fantastical thriller, five young teens tapped as models for theme park “guides” find themselves pitted against Disney villains and witches that threaten both the future of Walt Disney […]

Dragonflight

Rating: (191 reviews) Author: Anne Mccaffrey Publisher: Del Rey Product Description HOW CAN ONE GIRL SAVE AN ENTIRE WORLD? To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. For most of her life she has survived by serving those who betrayed her father and took over his lands. […]

A Christmas Carol

Rating: (11 reviews) Author: Charles Dickens Publisher: Prestwick House Inc. Product Description This Prestwick House Literary Touchstone Edition includes a glossary and reader’s notes to help the reader fully appreciate the beauty and humor of Dickens’s work. In his “Ghostly little book,” Charles Dickens invents the modern concept of Christmas Spirit and offers one of […]

Foundation and Empire

Rating: (91 reviews) Author: Isaac Asimov Publisher: Spectra Product Description Although small and seemingly helpless, the Foundation had managed to survive against the greed of its neighboring warlords. But could it stand against the mighty power of the Empire, who had created a mutant man with the strength of a dozen battlefleets…? From the Paperback […]

My Soul to Take

Rating: (98 reviews) Author: Rachel Vincent Publisher: Harlequin Product Description She doesn’t see dead people, but… She senses when someone near her is about to die. And when that happens, a force beyond her control compels her to scream bloody murder. Literally. Kaylee just wants to enjoy having caught the attention of the hottest guy […]

New Moon (The Twilight Saga, Book 2)

Rating: (2231 reviews) Author: Stephenie Meyer Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Legions of readers entranced by Twilight are hungry for more and they won’t be disappointed. In New Moon, Stephenie Meyer delivers another irresistible combination of romance and suspense with a supernatural twist. The “star-crossed” lovers theme continues as Bella and […]

Epic Battles (DK READERS)

Rating: (3 reviews) Author: Simon Beecroft Publisher: DK CHILDREN Product Description More thrilling Star Wars episodes for young readers! Kids can continue their discovery of the fantastic Jedi knights, rogue rebels, heroic allies, and evil Sith lords that were loved by their parents’ generation, while strengthening their reading skills at the same time. Explore the […]

A Wrinkle in Time

Rating: (964 reviews) Author: Madeleine L’Engle Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) Product Description It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger. “Wild nights […]

A Conspiracy of Kings

Rating: (21 reviews) Author: Megan Whalen Turner Publisher: Greenwillow Books Product Description Sophos, under the guidance of yet another tutor, practices his swordplay and strategizes escape scenarios should his father’s villa come under attack. How would he save his mother? His sisters? Himself? Could he reach the horses in time? Where would he go? But […]

Beautiful Creatures

Rating: (345 reviews) Author: Kami Garcia Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers Product Description Lena Duchannes is unlike anyone the small Southern town of Gatlin has ever seen, and she’s struggling to conceal her power, and a curse that has haunted her family for generations. But even within the overgrown gardens, murky swamps and […]

Incarceron (Incarceron, Book 1)

Rating: (44 reviews) Author: Catherine Fisher Publisher: Dial Product Description A thrilling, high-concept fantasy for fans of Garth Nix and Nancy Farmer. Incarceron is a prison so vast that it contains not only cells, but also metal forests, dilapidated cities, and vast wilderness. Finn, a seventeen-year-old prisoner, has no memory of his childhood and is […]

Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, Book 5)

Author: Richelle Mead Publisher: Razorbill Product Description Dimitri gave Rose the ultimate choice. But she chose wrong… After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri’s birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir’s-and to her best friend, Lissa. It is nearly graduation, and the girls can’t wait for their real lives beyond […]

The Reckoning (Darkest Powers, Book 3)

Rating: (15 reviews) Author: Kelley Armstrong Publisher: HarperCollins Product Description My name is Chloe Saunders. I’m fifteen, and I would love to be normal. But normal is one thing I’m not. For one thing, I’m having these feelings for a certain antisocial werewolf and his sweet-tempered brother—who just happens to be a sorcerer—but, between you […]

The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones; City of Ashes; City of Glass

Rating: (27 reviews) Author: Cassandra Clare Publisher: Margaret K. McElderry Product Description In City of Bones, fifteen-year-old Clary Fray is introduced to the world of the Shadowhunters, a secret cadre of warriors dedicated to driving demons out of our world. And she’s introduced with a vengeance, when Clary’s mother disappears and Clary herself is almost […]