See book recommendations from our Thousand Oaks Teen Advisory League. All books available from the Thousand Oaks Library Overdrive eBooks.
by Brandon Mull
Recommended For: Middle School and Older
Description: When fifth-graders Nate, Summer, Trevor, and Pigeon meet the owner of the new candy store in town and are given a magical candy that endows them with super powers, they find that along with its benefits there are also dangerous consequences.
by Tahereh Mafi
Recommended For: PTeens and Fantasy Genre lovers. It has fairies, powers, romance, plot twists, you can’t guess what will happen next. When you start getting comfy everything changes.
Description: Ostracized or incarcerated her whole life, seventeen-year-old Juliette is freed on the condition that she use her horrific abilities in support of The Reestablishment, a postapocalyptic dictatorship, but Adam, the only person ever to show her affection, offers hope of a better future.
by Andy Weir
Recommended For: Science Fiction readers who are into space travel and survival McGyver type things. It’s very scientifically accurate. Really clever also.
Description: Mark finds himself stranded on Mars but he isn't ready to give up yet. Drawing on his ingenuity, his engineering skills--and a relentless, dogged refusal to quit--he steadfastly confronts one seemingly insurmountable obstacle after the next. Will his resourcefulness be enough to overcome the impossible odds against him?