This World We Live In, by Susan Beth Pfeffer (Harcourt, 2010)

In the months since the Moon was dislodged from its orbit, civilization has continued to fall into chaos and ruin. Now, as the point-of-view characters from the first two books in the series meet and fall in love, we see … Continue reading

Fever Crumb, by Philip Reeve (Scholastic, 2010)

Orphaned as a baby, raised by the Order of Engineers as their only female apprentice, Fever Crumb has been trained to think in a rational, scientific manner. However, her new assignment – to aid the archaeologist Kit Solvent on his … Continue reading

The Dead-Tossed Waves, by Carrie Ryan (Delacorte, 2010)

Ever since the Return, the dead have hunted the living, swelling their ranks with their victims. When Gabry and her friends break the rules and leave the safety of their home, tragedy strikes, and Gabry‚Äôs life is torn apart. Now, … Continue reading

A Wizard of Mars, by Diane Duane (Harcourt, 2010)

Teen wizards Kit and Nita have been tasked with uncovering the buried secrets of Mars, but when Kit accidentally activates an ancient artifact, the planet comes to life in unexpectedly mysterious ways, challenging everything they ever believed about the red … Continue reading

Steamed, by Katie MacAlister (Signet, 2010)

Following a bizarre lab accident, computer technician Jack Fletcher and his flighty sister Hallie are literally blown into another world. They wake up aboard the airship Tesla, commanded by the dynamic Octavia Pye, a red-haired, corset-wearing ray-gun wielding firebrand who … Continue reading

Shades of Gray, by Jackie Kessler and Caitlin Kittredge (Ballantine Books, 2010)

The superhuman revolution has begun. With the disruption of the system that was secretly brainwashing the extrahumans of Corp-Co and turning them into obedient superheroes, the superhumans who once protected the Americas of the future have turned to terrorizing it. … Continue reading

The Spy Who Haunted Me, by Simon R. Green (Roc, 2009)

Eddie Drood, aka Shaman Bond, is back, and this time he’s about to meet the competition. Following the events of the Hungry Gods War, he stepped down from running the Drood family, content to once again act as a field … Continue reading

Jinx, by Jennifer Estep (Berkley Sensation, 2008)

In the city of Bigtime, New York, superheroes and ubervillains are a common phenomenon, sightings of them almost routine. With costumed stalwarts such as the Fearless Five, Johnny Angel, Swifte, or even Granny Cane prowling the streets to keep them … Continue reading

Captain Freedom, by G. Xavier Robillard (Harper, 2009)

Who is Captain Freedom? From his humble beginnings as an impressionable sidekick named Liberty Bill, to his glory days as savior of the world, to his forced retirement and subsequent adventures, this tell-all book, recounted in his own words, peels … Continue reading