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Science fiction (Children's / Teenage)

See below for a selection of the latest books from Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) category. Presented with a red border are the Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading. With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Science fiction (Children's / Teenage) books and those from many more genres to read that will keep you inspired and entertained. And it's all free!

Doctor Who: The Maze of Doom

Doctor Who: The Maze of Doom

Author: David Solomons Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

David Solomons's zany, inimitable wit makes for a series of capers that are thrilling and satisfying. - The Guardian on The Secret in Vault 13 An ancient artifact buried deep within the TARDIS leads the Doctor back to London, where a deadly predator prowls the tunnels beneath the city. As the Time Lord and her friends investigate, they uncover a mystery that will take them from a secret mountain base to the depths of the ocean - and if they cannot solve it, one of them will perish. In order to save her friend, the Doctor must solve the riddle of ... the Maze of Doom!

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Robot Rampage

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Robot Rampage

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Robot Rampage, when Boo Hoo malfunctions Jet and Tip get a replacement robot, Tee Hee. But this robot has been programmed to destroy Jet and Tip! From the authors of I HERO, these new intergalactic adventures combine graphic novel and prose, perfectly pitched to engage both older reluctant readers and younger, confident readers. Each title is book banded and is printed using a dyslexia-friendly font on an off-white background. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Web World

EDGE: Galaxy Warriors: Web World

Author: Steve Skidmore, Steve Barlow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/05/2020

Join the intrepid Galaxy Warriors Jet, Tip and Boo Hoo on their quest to save the universe from destructive baddies Lord and Lady Evil and Dr Y. In Web World, he goodies intercept a distress signal and race to the rescue. Thensome 8-legged fiends appear ... and Tip and Jet realise it's a trap! From the authors of I HERO, these new intergalactic adventures combine graphic novel and prose, perfectly pitched to engage both older reluctant readers and younger, confident readers. Each title is book banded and is printed using a dyslexia-friendly font on an off-white background. This title is published by Franklin Watts EDGE, which produces a range of books to get children reading with confidence. EDGE - for books kids can't put down.

Doctor Who: The Maze of Doom

Doctor Who: The Maze of Doom

Author: David Solomons Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 14/05/2020

David Solomons's zany, inimitable wit makes for a series of capers that are thrilling and satisfying. - The Guardian on The Secret in Vault 13 An ancient artifact buried deep within the TARDIS leads the Doctor back to London, where a deadly predator prowls the tunnels beneath the city. As the Time Lord and her friends investigate, they uncover a mystery that will take them from a secret mountain base to the depths of the ocean - and if they cannot solve it, one of them will perish. In order to save her friend, the Doctor must solve the riddle of ... the Maze of Doom!

Apocalypse Taco

Apocalypse Taco

Author: Nathan Hale Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/05/2020

From bestselling author Nathan Hale, a fast-food run turns strange when the drive-through becomes a portal to another dimension A sinister drive-through threatens to end the world-and three kids in a beat-up truck are humanity's only hope! The night before dress rehearsal, a school theater troupe is working late and very hungry. So 11-year-old twins Axl and Ivan-along with their 16-year-old driver, Sid-volunteer to make a late-night fast-food run. At the drive-through, their tacos start to move. And they don't seem friendly! Even after they get rid of the food, the world around them isn't quite right. There are strangely-moving cars, buildings, and people-and they seem intent on swallowing everything in their path. Now the trio will have to use their wits, their truck, and even their windshield scraper to escape . . . before they're replaced by monstrous versions of themselves!

Mirage the captivating Sunday Times bestseller

Mirage the captivating Sunday Times bestseller

Author: Somaiya Daud Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/05/2020

The crown of Dihya had been stripped from me, my face changed, my body broken. But I was not a slave and I was not a spare. I was my mother's daughter, and I would survive and endure. I would find my way back home. **************** The instant Sunday Times bestseller! 'Prepare yourself for a story that's enriching, thrilling, and captivating' - BuzzFeed 'Somaiya Daud is a rare talent. A smart, romantic, exciting debut.' - Veronica Roth, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Divergent 'By turns thrilling and ruminative, sexy and heartbreaking' - Sabaa Tahir, author of an Ember in the Ashes **************** In a star system dominated by the brutal Vathek empire, eighteen-year-old Amani is a dreamer. She dreams of what life was like before the occupation and receiving a sign that one day, she, too, will have adventures, and travel beyond her isolated moon. But when adventure comes for Amani, it is not what she expects. She is kidnapped by the government and taken in secret to the royal palace. There, she discovers that she is nearly identical to the cruel half-Vathek Princess Maram. The princess is so hated by her conquered people that she requires a body double to appear in public, ready to die in her place. As Amani is forced into her new role, she can't help but enjoy the palace's beauty - and her time with the princess' fiance, Idris. But the glitter of the royal court belies a world of violence and fear, and she soon realises that one wrong move could lead to her death...

Nine

Nine

Author: Zach Hines Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

In this twisted Lauren Oliver-meets-A.S. King debut, Julian has just eight more lives to burn in order to uncover a brutal secret. In an alternate world startlingly close to our own, humans have nine lives-and they can't wait to use them up. The government has death incentives aimed at controlling overpopulation. As you shed lives, you shed your awkward phases: one death is equal to one physical and mental upgrade. Julian's friends are obsessed with the idea of burning, but Julian is determined to stay on his first life for as long as he can. His mother burned too fast and inflicted a debilitating rebirth sickness on herself. Julian realizes that he's going to have to burn at some point-especially when he becomes a target for Nicholas, the manipulative leader of the Burners, the school's suicide club. And when Julian eventually succumbs, he uncovers suspicious gaps in the rebirth system that may explain exactly why his mother went so far down the rabbit hole years ago. Along with a group of student dissenters, Julian sets out to find answers and is soon on the verge of exposing the greatest conspiracy ever unleashed on the world.

Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny: A Luke & Leia Adventure

Star Wars: Choose Your Destiny: A Luke & Leia Adventure

Author: Egmont Publishing UK Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 30/04/2020

Jump inside the Millennium Falcon and help Luke, Leia, and R2-D2 as they journey across the galaxy on a mission for the Rebellion after the destruction of the first Death Star. With over twenty possible outcomes, readers will have to think like a real rebel to keep Luke and Leia safe from pirates, Imperials, and everything between!

There's No Place Like...

There's No Place Like...

Author: Greta Mitchell Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/04/2020

Is there life on Mars? Meet Curiosity, a big-little robot with an even bigger job. Curiosity was built by lots of people for a very important reason: to discover if there is, or ever could be, life on Mars. Could we one day inhabit the Red Planet? Well, Curiosity has been sent there to find out. Since its journey began in 2012, Curiosity has made some incredible discoveries - blue sunsets, underground rivers and even singing itself the first song on the planet ('Happy Birthday', in case you were wondering). But exploring on your own can be a bit boring, so Curiosity sets out to find a friend. A friend to explore and go on adventures with - Curiosity goes looking for Opportunity.OK

Odds & Ends (The Odds Series #3)

Odds & Ends (The Odds Series #3)

Author: Amy Ignatow Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/04/2020

In the thrilling conclusion to the Odds trilogy, our four heroes try to investigate the mysterious high scores of the Auxano kids, but their powers have gotten out of control. Nick teleports more than a few inches and can bring others with him, but he mostly does it out of panic. Cookie can read minds and put thoughts into people's heads, but it overwhelms her. As the Mighty Odds grow closer as friends, they find out that the Auxano company has been experimenting on more than just the rabbits: They've been using their technology to make their children smarter. So the Odds rush to the lab to see what's really going on-but is this motley group of kids with patchwork powers really enough to save the day?

The Survivor: A Pioneer Novel

The Survivor: A Pioneer Novel

Author: Bridget Tyler Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/04/2020

This sequel to The Pioneer is perfect for fans of the Illuminae Series and Skyward! Earth is uninhabitable. Tau is our home now. With that terrifying message, Jo and her family learned the truth: They are trapped forever on Tau Ceti e. But the planet's current occupants-the Sorrow-are not interested in sharing. The fragile peace Jo negotiated abruptly shatters, and soon a bloody battle is raging between the Sorrow and the Pioneers. As tensions rise, the survival of everyone Jo cares for seems less likely by the second. When a betrayal that shocks Jo to her core threatens to wipe out both Sorrow and human life, Jo must find the strength to speak up once more-and bridge the gaps between all the warring factions-or lose forever the only home left to her.

Twisted Fates

Twisted Fates

Author: Danielle Rollins Format: Hardback Release Date: 16/04/2020

One past. Two girls. Infinite futures. The breathless sequel to Danielle Rollins's Stolen Time, billed by #1 New York Times bestselling author Kendare Blake as the kind of time-travel story I'm always on the lookout for. As far as Ash knows, Dorothy has disappeared. The stowaway from 1913, the girl who Ash maybe-possibly-could've loved: she's gone. But what Ash doesn't know is that the girl he fell in love with has become Quinn Fox-the very same person who is fated to kill him. As Ash and his friends watch New Seattle fall to crime and decay, Quinn struggles to keep her hold on the bloodthirsty Black Cirkus. The two circle time and space, weaving strands of the past and present into a deadly knot. When they finally collide, can they change the course of the future entirely?