Book Review: Adaptation by Malinda Lo

Tweet Reese is on her way home from a debate competition with her teammate and teacher when a strange phenomenon occurs: bird strikes across North America bring several airplanes down and all air traffic is suspended. When they try to … Continue reading

Author K. L. Glanville Talks About Science Fiction and Imagination and Gives Away a Copy of Her Book

Tweet In this essay, K. L. Glanville, author of 2108: Eyes Open,shares her thoughts on how science fiction can stimulate discussions about morals and beliefs that take place in the here and now. I’ve experienced this in book club meetings … Continue reading

Book Review: Dark Parties by Sara Grant

Tweet Neva lives in a world where someone is always watching. The government built the Protectosphere she lives in to keep everyone safe, yet that same government also seems to make people disappear and never come back. As life inside … Continue reading

Book Review: Zita the Space Girl by Ben Hatke

Tweet When Zita finds a gadget in what appears to be a crashed meteorite site, she can’t resist pushing the button. When she does, a creature with octopus-like limbs reaches through a tear in the sky and grabs her friend … Continue reading

Book Review: Restoring Harmony by Joelle Anthony

Tweet Sixteen-year-old Molly is on the adventure of her life. Sneaking into the U. S. from her family’s farm in Canada, she’s on a mission to find out if her grandparents are still alive and living near Portland, Oregon. Travel … Continue reading

Book Review: Incarceron by Catherine Fisher

Tweet Imagine a prison that encompasses a whole world of fantastical people and creatures inside its walls: cities, metal forests, deep caves, and sanctuaries in the sky. That is Incarceron. Built to be the perfect prison after a time of … Continue reading

Book Review: The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer

Tweet My daughter wrote this review after we read The House of the Scorpion by Nancy Farmer for our mother-daughter book club. When I first found out that we were going to read this book, every instinct told me not … Continue reading

Book Review: Dragonsong by Anne McCaffrey

Tweet I received this review from a mom who recommends this series for mother-daughter book clubs. I’d like to recommend Anne McCaffrey’s young adult series for your 8-12th grade range. I don’t see anything else I recognize as science fantasy, … Continue reading

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