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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!

The Toll

The Toll

Author: Neal Shusterman Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/11/2019

The explosive conclusion to the New York Times bestselling Arc of a Scythe series. It's been three years since Rowan and Citra disappeared; since Scythe Goddard came into power; since the Thunderhead closed itself off to everyone but Grayson Tolliver. In this pulse-pounding finale to Neal Shusterman's internationally bestselling trilogy, constitutions are tested and old friends are brought back from the dead.

Supernova

Supernova

Author: Marissa Meyer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 05/11/2019

You can't wear a mask forever. Love and Anarchy won't allow it. With their alter egos at war, their allies at each other's throats and their feelings for one another growing, Nova and Adrian battle to keep their secret identities under wraps as their greatest fears are realized. Anarchy is once again heading for Gatlon City, and this time it may not survive. Supernova is Marissa Meyer's fearless finale to the Renegade trilogy - you won't want to miss this.

The Beast

The Beast

Author: Brendan Reichs, Ally Condie Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 31/10/2019

From bestselling authors Ally Condie and Brendan Reichs comes The Beast, the second book in the darkly suspenseful middle-grade Darkdeep series. Nico, Opal, Tyler, Emma, and Logan survived their worst fears come to life and saved their town from a monstrous figment invasion. Now they want to keep their heads down, enjoy Halloween, and explore the secrets of their mysterious houseboat clubhouse. And also figure out their new Torchbearer responsibilities as keepers of the Darkdeep, an ancient whirlpool hidden in Still Cove that can make both dreams and nightmares into reality. But when a dangerous new breed of figments start appearing on their own, and the very environment around them begins to spiral out of control, the friends realize they have no idea what they are doing - or how they're supposed to restrain the Darkdeep . . .

Verify

Verify

Author: Joelle Charbonneau Format: Hardback Release Date: 31/10/2019

Wow! Shades of Fahrenheit 451 and Orwell's 1984. Painfully real and urgent. Read this book. -Michael Grant, New York Times bestselling author of the Gone series Bestselling author Joelle Charbonneau's eerily timely, high-stakes page-turner is destined to start important conversations at this particular moment in our history. Meri Beckley lives in a world without lies. When she looks at the peaceful Chicago streets, she feels pride in the era of unprecedented hope and prosperity over which the governor presides. But when Meri's mother is killed, Meri suddenly has questions that no one else seems to be asking. And when she tries to uncover her mother's state of mind in her last weeks, she finds herself drawn into a secret world with a history she didn't know existed. Suddenly, Meri is faced with a choice between accepting the truth or embracing a world the government doesn't want anyone to see-a world where words have the power to change the course of a country and where the wrong ones can get Meri killed.

Rewind

Rewind

Author: Carolyn O'Doherty Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/10/2019

In this unique, fast-paced twist on the time-travel genre and the first book in a trilogy, sixteen-year-old Alex is a spinner--one of a rare few who can rewind time to review past events. Alex's society uses spinners to help solve crimes, but their powers come with a price: no spinner ever lives past the age of twenty. Hated and feared because of their ability to find the truth, the small population of spinners is restricted to Centers--compounds created to house and protect them. Alex's society uses the spinners' skills to solve major crimes, but messing with time comes with consequences. At sixteen, Alex is in her prime--until time sickness strikes early. When she is offered an experimental treatment, Alex sees a future for herself for the first time. But the promising medication offers more than just a cure--it also brings with it alarming consequences.

Find Me

Find Me

Author: Tahereh Mafi Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 17/10/2019

Perfect for fans of Tahereh Mafi's New York Times bestselling Shatter Me trilogy, this book collects the final two companion novellas, Shadow Me and Reveal Me, leading up to the explosive final in the series - coming next year. Shadow Me Juliette is still reeling from Warner's betrayal, and Kenji is trying to balance his friendship with her with his responsibilities as a leader of the resistance against the Reestablishment. Things get even more interesting when an unexpected person from Omega Point's past surfaces. Reveal Me Readers are brought back to the Shatter Me world one last time before the final novel installment in the series hits shelves in 2020. Perfect for fans of Sarah J. Maas, Victoria Aveyard and Leigh Bardugo. Tahereh Mafi is the New York Times bestselling author of the Shatter Me series which has been published in over 30 languages around the world. She is also the author of the ravely reviewed A Very Large Expanse of Sea. he was born in a small city somewhere in Connecticut and currently resides in Santa Monica, California, with her husband, Ransom Riggs, fellow bestselling author of Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children, and their young daughter. She can usually be found overcaffeinated and stuck in a book. You can find her online at @TaherehMafi. Praise for the Shatter Me series: Dangerous, sexy, romantic, and intense. I dare you to stop reading. - Kami Garcia, #1 New York Times bestselling co-author of the Beautiful Creatures series Addictive, intense, and oozing with romance. I'm envious. I couldn't put it down. - Lauren Kate, #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Fallen series Tahereh Mafi's bold, inventive prose crackles with raw emotion. A thrilling, high-stakes saga of self-discovery and forbidden love, the Shatter Me series is a must-read for fans of dystopian young adult literature - or any literature! -Ransom Riggs, #1 New York Times bestselling author of Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children Praise for A Very Large Expanse of Sea: 'This is a gorgeous book. It's tender and fierce, beautiful even as it depicts some ugly truths. The prose is passionate and honest, unsentimental and big-hearted. The very best books move you to reconsider the world around you and this is one of those. I truly loved it.' - Nicola Yoon, bestselling author of Everything, Everything 'A raw yet astoundingly elegant examination of identity, loneliness and family that is unflinching in its honesty and power. Tahereh Mafi holds nothing back - and the reader is better for it.' - Sabaa Tahir, New York Times bestselling author of Ember in the Ashes 'A Very Large Expanse of Sea reads like a beautiful heart - one that shines and aches and yearns, and above all else, one that loves fiercely against all odds. Years from now, you will remember exactly where you were and what you were doing when you experienced this. A transcendent story about truth, love and finding joy.' - Marie Lu, New York Times bestselling author of the Legend series.'

Monsters Among Us!

Monsters Among Us!

Author: Mark Young, Mark Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The hilarious madness at Franken-Sci High continues in this second book in a wacky series created with The Jim Henson Company. Franken-Sci High is the only school in the world for aspiring mad scientists and it's located on a craggy island in the Bermuda Triangle, of course! While some mad scientists are power-hungry maniacs, the school was founded in 1536 as a refuge for generations of brilliant-and sometimes eccentric-young minds. Students are encouraged to use their brainpower for good, but the teachers accept that some kids will want to take over the world...and the school cafeteria. In the second book in the Franken-Sci High series, Monsters Among Us, Newton Warp's friends notice he's being followed around by a strange new professor, Dr. Flubitus, but have no idea why. Newton wonders if it has something to do with the barcode on his foot. He doesn't have much time to dwell on it, though, because soon there are reports of a giant monster loose on campus! Shelly assumes a school for mad scientists would have top-notch security against monsters, nosy tourists, and other invaders, but soon she and her friends Newton and Theremin discover a gaping loophole in the system. If a marauding monster can find its way to the school's secret location in the Bermuda Triangle and figure out how to open a portal to the campus, anyone else could get in, too! Then Shelly finds out she might be the reason the monster is there in the first place... TM & (c) 2019 The Jim Henson Company

What's the Matter with Newton?

What's the Matter with Newton?

Author: Mark Young, Mark Young Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

It takes a lot to stand out at a school for mad scientists-but Newton Warp is unlike anyone (or anything) else at Franken-Sci High in this first book in a wacky series created with The Jim Henson Company. Franken-Sci High is the only school in the world for aspiring mad scientists and it's located on a craggy island in the Bermuda Triangle, of course! While some mad scientists are power-hungry maniacs, the school was founded in 1536 as a refuge for generations of brilliant-and yes, eccentric-young minds. Students are encouraged to use their brainpower for good, but the teachers accept that some kids will still want to take over the world...and the school cafeteria. In the first book in the series, What's the Matter with Newton?, Newton Warp is a mystery, even to himself: He wakes up one day in the library with no idea of who he is, how he got there, or where he came from. Newton is quickly assigned to a dorm and makes a friend: Shelly Ravenholt, who creates living, breathing monsters for fun. He's eager to find out who his family is, but this is high school after all, and he soon has other problems: Newton has to create a last-minute project for the Mad Science Fair and Shelly's friend Theremin (a robot) is really jealous of him. And that's not all: the other students at Franken-Sci High soon realize that Newton has a few useful, but surprising quirks. Wherever Newton came from, they start to suspect that he's not entirely human! TM & (c) 2019 The Jim Henson Company

Hero

Hero

Author: Michael Grant Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

The explosive follow-up to MONSTER and VILLAIN by bestselling author Michael Grant. . . Vector may just be the deadliest enemy Dekka and the group will ever face. He is a swarm of disease-bearing insects. His victims are hit with a wide range of supercharged diseases, and are then unable to die, but go on and on in a living hell. With Sam, Astrid and Edilio back to help the them, they form a team known as the Rockborn Gang. The also have a new member: Simone. A blue skinned punk who can fly. But Vector is only just the beginning, and the Rockborn Gang are forced to question if everything they've gone through until now is even real. Perfect for fans of the GONE series, The Darkest Minds and X-Men

Grasshopper Jungle

Grasshopper Jungle

Author: Andrew Smith Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/10/2019

If you're a fan of John Green, Michael Grant or Stephen King, get your jaws round this. In the small town of Ealing, Iowa, Austin and his best friend Robby have accidentally unleashed an unstoppable army. An army of horny, hungry, six-foot-tall praying mantises that only want to do two things. This is the truth. This is history. It's the end of the world. And nobody knows anything about it. Funny, intense, complex and brave, Grasshopper Jungle is a groundbreaking, genre-bending, coming-of-age stunner. Look out for the highly anticipated sequel Exile from Eden. Praise for Grasshopper Jungle: `A cool/passionate, gay/straight, male/female, absurd/real, funny/moving, past/present, breezy/profound masterpiece of a book.' Michael Grant, bestselling author of the GONE series. `If you only read one book this year about sexually confused teens battling 6 foot tall head-chomping praying mantises in small town America, make it this one.' Charlie Higson, author of the bestselling Young Bond series. `Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith. You must read immediately. It's an absolute joy. Scary, funny, sexy. Trust me.' Jake Shears, lead singer of The Scissor Sisters `Not for the faint-hearted. Mutant grasshoppers, rampant lust - a tale of teen self discovery that grips like a mating mantis.' Metro Andrew Smith has always wanted to be a writer. After graduating college, he wrote for newspapers and radio stations, but found it wasn't the kind of writing he'd dreamed about doing. Born with an impulse to travel, Smith, the son of an immigrant, bounced around the world and from job to job, before settling down in Southern California. There, he got his first `real job', as a teacher in an alternative educational program for at-risk teens, married, and moved to a rural mountain location. Smith has now written several award-winning YA novels including Winger, Stick, and Grasshopper Jungle.

Mirror Bound

Mirror Bound

Author: Monica Sanz Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Seraphina Dovetail, the seventh-born daughter of a witch, is desperate to find her family - a task made difficult both because she has no memory prior to two years ago and because of her recent expulsion from the Aetherium Witchling Academy. All she has left is hope - and her position as assistant to the young alchemy professor and moonlighting detective Nicolai Barrington. When Barrington begins to sideline her during investigations, Sera has had enough. In spite of their growing attraction - she knows there is no future in a romance with him - she's determined to master the skills needed to find her family. And if that means taking on her own investigation behind Barrington's back, so be it. When a girl plunges to her death, Sera is determined to uncover why the girl haunts her reflection in a mirror. But then an academy student goes missing, and soon after, their souls appear trapped in the mirror. As Sera tries to discover who is confining them, she uncovers a conspiracy to destroy the Witchling world. There's more here than meets the eye...and looking too deeply could have deadly consequences.

Supernova Light Years Book Two

Supernova Light Years Book Two

Author: Kass Morgan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/10/2019

Kass Morgan, New York Times bestselling author of The 100, once again delivers pulse-pounding action and glittering romance in this thrilling sequel to Light Years. Tensions are rising between the Quatrans and the Specters, and the Quatra Fleet is gearing up for an epic fight. With a galaxy on the brink of war and loyalties divided, the friendship of four cadets will be tested. Orelia has been arrested for espionage, and her future is looking bleak . . . until the Quatrans make her a surprising offer that could save her life--and the lives of everyone in the galaxy. Reeling from his breakup, Arran finds comfort in a sympathetic boy from Loos, someone who understands how hard it can be to fit in. But is it enough for Arran to forget his heartbreak? Cormak's position at the Academy is finally secure. But when someone discovers his treasonous secret, it jeopardizes everything he's fought for, including his relationship with the person he cares about most. And Vesper is ready to become a superstar officer . . . until she uncovers a conspiracy that shakes her faith in the Quatra Fleet to its core. As secret machinations come to light, these cadets will be forced to overcome their differences and band together to restore peace to their worlds. Praise for Kass Morgan's THE 100 series: 'Fans of The Hunger Games will love this book' - Sun 'Fantastic teen romance . . . packed with powerful and empowered characters' - Starburst Magazine 'I was practically glued to the pages' - City of Books 'Fast-paced and engaging . . . There are multiple fascinating issues that appear to have arisen in this post-apocalyptic society' - The Book Bag 'I enjoyed every minute of it . . . I loved the world Morgan created, and the pacing was spot on' - Somewhere Between the Pages