Science Fiction

A long time ago, in a book far, far away ...
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Landscape with Invisible Hand
M.T. Anderson (YA ANDERSON)
When humans’ jobs are replaced with alien technology from the vuvv, Adam's parents have no money. Adam and his girlfriend Chloe make money by recording 1950s-style dates the vuvv watch in a pay-per-minute format.
(Grade 9+)
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The Handmaid’s Tale
Margaret Atwood (YA ATWOOD)
In the near future where the United States used to stand, fertile women are strictly controlled and separated into social castes. (Grade 9+)
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Empress of a Thousand Skies
Rhoda Belleza (YA BELLEZA)
When their paths cross after a brutal attack on Rhee for which Aly is falsely accused, they are forced to work together to save their own lives and the universe. (Grade 7+)
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Fahrenheit 451
Ray Bradbury (YA BRADBURY)
In a future totalitarian state where books are banned and destroyed by the government, Guy Montag, a fireman in charge of burning books, meets a revolutionary schoolteacher who dares to read. (Grade 9+)
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Ender’s Game [Series]
Orson Scott Card (YA CARD)
Earth’s children are trained in battle to defeat invading aliens. Ender Wiggins, a child prodigy, finds himself torn between being a normal youth and fighting in the war. (Grade 6+)
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Jane Unlimited 
Kristin Cashore (YA CASHORE)
Recently orphaned Jane accepts an unexpected invitation from an old acquaintance to an island mansion where she will face five choices that could ultimately determine the course of her newly untethered life. (Grade 9+)
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Sun Warrior
P.C. Cast (YA CAST)
The battle lines have been drawn and Mari-an Earth Walker and Nik-a Companion, who were once from rival clans, now find themselves fighting to save each other and their people from destruction. (Grade 8+)
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See You in the Cosmos
Jack Cheng (YA CHENG)
11-year-old Alex Petroski, along with his dog, Carl Sagan, makes big discoveries about his family on a road trip and records it all on a golden iPod he intends to launch into space. (Grade 6+)
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Armada
Ernest Cline (YA CLINE)
Struggling to complete his final month of high school only to glimpse a UFO that exactly resembles an enemy ship from his favorite video game, Zack joins millions of gamers tasked with protecting the Earth during an alien invasion. (Grade 7+)
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Ready Player One
Ernest Cline (YA CLINE)
Wade Watts, along with billions of others, lives life in an online game to avoid the perilous existence on earth. (Grade 9+)
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The Reluctant Assassin [Series]
Eoin Colfer (YA COLFER)
W.A.R.P. Series. Albert Garrick, an assassin from the Victorian Era, travels through time and in turn gains information and power from the present day. (Grade 8+)
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The Maze Runner [Series]
James Dashner (YA DASHNER)
Outside of the safety Glade lies an enormous maze, populated by nightmarish perversions of technology.
(Grades 6-10)
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The House of the Scorpion [Has a Sequel]
Nancy Farmer (YA FARMER)
In the country of Opium, a ruthless drug lord rules over an army of slaves with computer chips in their brains. Mindless clones are kept to replace the ruler, giving him eternal life. Matt is one of those clones...but he won’t go quietly. (Grades 6-9)
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Children of Eden
Joey Graceffa (YA GRACEFFA)
As an illegal second child hiding from the world and living vicariously through her twin brother, Rowan makes a reckless decision to go out into the world for one night of adventure and becomes a renegade on the run.
(Grades 7-9)
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Invictus
Ryan Graudin (YA GRAUDIN)
A group of time-traveling teens races through history to try to stop time and the multiverse from unraveling.
(Grade 9+)
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A Thousand Pieces of You [Trilogy]
Claudia Gray (YA GRAY)
When Marguerite Caine's father is killed, she must leap into different dimensions and versions of herself to catch her father's killer and avenge his murder. (Grade 9+)
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Light Years
Emily Griffin (YA GRIFFIN)
As a mysterious virus infects the world's population, a girl embarks on a quest to find a cure. (Grade 10+)
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Illuminae [Series]
Amie Kaufman (YA KAUFMAN)
Caught in the crossfire of a megacorporation rivalry in 2575, Kady and Ezra, who have just broken up, flee their home planet on an evacuation ship that is quickly overwhelmed by a fast-spreading plague. (Grade 7+)
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Satellite
Nick Lake (YA LAKE)
Born and raised on Moon 2, Leo, Orion and Libra are finally old and strong enough to endure the dangerous trip to Earth. But has anything really prepared them for life on terra firma? (Grade 8+)
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The Giver [Series]
Lois Lowry (YA LOWRY)
Jonas’s world has no pain...no fear...no death. Still, it’s a nightmare. When he turns 12, he’s scheduled to learn the truth from the Giver. (Grades 6-9)
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Legend [Trilogy]
Marie Lu (YA LU)
June, a soldier prodigy, is sent to track down a notorious criminal, Day, but soon begins to question whether he is the true enemy. (Grade 8+)
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Warcross
Marie Lu (YA LU)
When coder Emika Chen hacks her way into the opening tournament of the Warcross Championships, she glitches herself into the game as well as a sinister plot with major consequences for the entire empire. (Grade 8+)
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Cinder [Series]
Marissa Meyer (YA MEYER)
Lunar Chronicles Series. Cyborg mechanic Cinder may not realize it, but the fate of the entire world rests on her shoulders. Her mysterious past could hold the key to Earth’s future. (Grade 8+)
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Rebel Seoul
Axie Oh (YA OH)
In 2199 in the Neo State of Korea, Jaewon is partnered with supersoldier Tera, but their evolving love is threatened when Jaewon must choose among conflicting loyalties--to the totalitarian government, or the crime syndicate staging a coup. (Grade 7+)
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Railhead
Philip Reeve (YA REEVE)
In a world of drones and androids, Zen Starling is a human thief. But now the mysterious Raven wants him to steal the Pyxis, an object that could put the universe itself in danger. (Grade 9+)
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Steelheart [Series]
Brandon Sanderson (YA SANDERSON)
Reckoners Series. At age eight, David watched as his father was killed by an Epic. Now, ten years later, he joins the Reckoners--the only people who are trying to kill the Epics and end their tyranny. (Grade 8+)
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Unwind [Has a Sequel]
Neal Shusterman (YA SHUSTERMAN)
Following the Second Civil War, humans can be separated from their bodies...and kept alive. (Grade 9+)
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Leviathan [Trilogy]
Scott Westerfeld (YA WESTERFELD)
What if World War I had been waged between the "Darwinists" and their giant animals and the "Clankers," with their advanced machinery? (Grade 9+)
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Spill Zone [Graphic Novel] [Series]
Scott Westerfeld (YA GN SPILL ZONE)
After an event destroyed her city and claimed her parents, Addison provides for her sister by photographing the Spill Zone's twisted attractions. But getting close enough for the perfect shot can mean death. (Grade 10+) 
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The 5th Wave [Series]
Rick Yancey (YA YANCEY)
Most of the people who were alive by the time the 5th Wave rolled around wish they hadn’t survived waves 1-4. Creatures known only as ‘Them’ are after those remaining. (Grade 8+)