Insurgent

December 29, 2014

Insurgent Divergent #2 by Veronica Roth Adventure Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) I absolutely love this book because it continued right on from Divergent, the first book.  When Tris and Tobias set out to fight their way back to Erudite headquarters there’s so much action and the book never leaves you bored.  It does always keep you hanging, though.  I definitely recommend reading…

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Champion

Champion Legend series #3 by Marie Lu Dystopian Science Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) June and Day have been apart for a year when Day gets a message that June wants to see him.  The Republic is in trouble.  If it can’t produce a cure for the plague that is sweeping through the Colonies, they will attack.  The Republic has no such cure, but its leader believes they…

December 25, 2014
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Reached

Reached Matched #3 by Ally Condie Dystopian Science Fiction * * * Stars (Pretty good) The revolution is finally taking place.  The Rising has released a water-borne plague which has brought the Society to its knees.  The Rising has the only cure, and is distributing it as quickly and as widely as possible.  Its leaders plan to take over where the Society has left off once the populace is cured. …

December 11, 2014
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Allegiant – Teen Reviews

July 17, 2014

Allegiant Divergent #3 by Veronica Roth Dystopian Science Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) Allegiant, the final book in the Divergent series, takes the reader on a roller coaster ride of emotions as it brings the world of Tris, Tobias, Caleb, Christina, and the rest of the characters to a close.  Allegiant was an impressive ending, and Veronica Roth should continue writing as she obviously has…

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Prophet of Yonwood

The Prophet of Yonwood Books of Ember #3 by Jeanne DuPrau Dystopian Realistic Fiction Mystery * * * * Stars (Great!) This is almost as good as The City of Ember. It is its prequel and has the same charm. A teenage girl is going with her aunt to her deceased grandfather’s house to fix it up and sell it. She finds that she loves the house and wants to…

July 29, 2009
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City of Ember

July 29, 2009

The City of Ember Books of Ember #1 by Jeanne DuPrau Dystopian Fantasy Mystery Realistic Fiction Review #1 * * * * * Stars (Amazing!) This is a really creative book. I have never seen any book ever remotely like this one, which is why it is so great. It is about a girl and a boy who live in an underground (but no one knows that it is underground)…

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People of Sparks

The People of Sparks Books of Ember #2 by Jeanne DuPrau Dystopian Mystery Realistic Fiction * * * * Stars (Great!) This is a pretty good book. It might not have been as good as the first, The City of Ember, but it is still almost as creative. When Lisa and Doon come up from the City of Ember, they find a town that agrees to shelter and feed them,…

July 24, 2009
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Hunger Games

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins Adventure Dystopian Science Fiction * * * * * Stars Katniss lives in district 12 (the coal mining district) of Panem – a nation built on the ruins of North America. Every year, 2 teens (ages 12 – 18) are chosen by lottery from each district to compete in the Hunger Games – a specially staged battle to the death where only one winner…

July 6, 2009
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