Book List

Best Teen Fantasy and Science Fiction of 2013

  • TEEN

    THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN

    SEPT. 17, 2013

TEEN

THE COLDEST GIRL IN COLDTOWN

by Holly Black

You may be ready to put a stake in vampire lit, but read this first: It’s dark and dangerous, bloody and brilliant. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    SORROW'S KNOT

    NOV. 1, 2013

TEEN

SORROW'S KNOT

by Erin Bow

A lovely gem, dark and quiet as the dead but glimmering with life as well. Not to be missed. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    EARTH GIRL

    MARCH 5, 2013

TEEN

EARTH GIRL

by Janet Edwards

Action, rich archaeological detail and respectfully levelheaded disability portrayal, refreshingly free from symbolism and... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    FIREBORN

    DEC. 3, 2013

TEEN

FIREBORN

by Toby Forward

Terrifying, moving, inspiring and enthralling. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    CHAMPION

    NOV. 5, 2013

TEEN

CHAMPION

by Marie Lu

Ever respectful of the capacity of its readers, this series offers a satisfying conclusion of potential rather than a neatly... Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    QUINTANA OF CHARYN

    APRIL 23, 2013

TEEN

QUINTANA OF CHARYN

by Melina Marchetta

Readers will have a hard time forgetting the complex, deeply human characters that populate this multifaceted narrative. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    A CORNER OF WHITE

    APRIL 1, 2013

TEEN

A CORNER OF WHITE

by Jaclyn Moriarty

Quirky, charming, funny, sad: another winner from this always-surprising author. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >
  • TEEN

    THE DREAM THIEVES

    SEPT. 17, 2013

  • TEEN

    ALL OUR YESTERDAYS

    SEPT. 3, 2013

TEEN

ALL OUR YESTERDAYS

by Cristin Terrill

Powerful emotional relationships and tight plotting in this debut mark Terrill as an author to watch. Full review >

FULL REVIEW >

More Book Lists

The Magazine: Kirkus Reviews

Bestselling crime writer Tana French discusses the inspiration for her new stand-alone novel.

subscribe
  • The Kirkus Star

    One of the most coveted designations in the book industry, the Kirkus Star marks books of exceptional merit.

  • The Kirkus Prize

    The Kirkus Prize is among the richest literary awards in America, awarding $50,000 in three categories annually.

    See the 2019 winners.

Great Books & News Curated For You

Be the first to read books news and see reviews, news and features in Kirkus Reviews. Get awesome content delivered to your inbox every week.

Thank you!