Eva and Addie started out the same way as everyone else—two souls woven together in one body, taking turns controlling their movements as they learned how to walk, how to sing, how to dance. But as they grew, so did the worried whispers.
Green Light YA Reads: A Flowchart (YA books for people who like their books on the cleaner side.
--Dan Wells, Partials (Book 1 of The Partials Sequence) 5 Stars. Synopsis: Humanity is all but extinguished after a war with Partials—engineered organic beings identical to humans—has decimated the population.
Orleans / Sherri L. Smith "Set in a futuristic, hostile Orleans landscape, Fen de la Guerre must deliver her tribe leader's baby over the Wall into the Outer States before her blood becomes tainted with Delta Fever.
F WES - Extras: It is a few years after rebel Tally Youngblood took down the uglies/pretties/specials regime. Other volumes in series include Uglies, Pretties, Specials.
Above World, by Jenn Reese. In this middle grade dystopia, overcrowding has led humans to adapt so that they can live under the ocean or on mountains.
Shadows Cast by Stars by Catherine Knutsson - Old ways are pitted against new horrors in this compellingly crafted dystopian tale about a girl who is both healer.
Cover of the Year Nominee, Best Paranormal YA Cover Nominee - Above by Leah Bobet - Cover by Nathalia Suellen
The Drowned Cities, Paolo Bacigalupi book
This is AWAKENING, book 2 of the young adult science fiction Tankborn trilogy from Lee and Low/Tu Books.
Maggot Moon * by Sally Gardner Ages 12 and up In Sally Gardner's stunning novel, set in a ruthless regime, an unlikely teenager risks all to expose the truth about a heralded moon landing.
Best friends Kayla and Mishalla know they will be separated when the time comes for their Assignments. They are GENs, Genetically Engineered Non-humans, and in their strict caste system, GENs are at the bottom rung of society.
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Diverse Energies by Paolo Bacigalupi ( Ursula K. Le Guin ( Daniel H. Wilson ( Tobias Buckell ( and Joe Monti (
FOR THE WIN A group of teens from around the world find themselves drawn into an online revolution arranged by a mysterious young woman known as Big Sister Nor, who hopes to challenge the status quo and change the world using her virtual connections.
Rot & Ruin (Benny Imura (Rot and Ruin)): Jonathan Maberry - great series, puts an intriguing twist on the zombie novels.