Teens: New Adventure Reads with a Twist

WITH A TWIST OF HORROR

The Monstrumologist by Richard Yancey

monsters….supernatural….horror….fantasy…..diary…..if you liked Cirque Du Freak

In 1888, twelve-year-old Will Henry chronicles his apprenticeship with Dr. Warthrop, a scientist who hunts and studies real-life monsters, as they discover and attempt to destroy a pod of Anthropophagi.

WITH A TWIST OF SCIENCE FICTION

Knife of Never Letting Go by Patrick Ness (Chaos Walking Book 1)

dystopia….mind reading….on the run….suspense

Pursued by power-hungry Prentiss and mad minister Aaron, young Todd and Viola set out across New World searching for answers about his colony’s true past and seeking a way to warn the ship bringing hopeful settlers from Old World.

PastWorld by Ian Beck

amusement parks… murder… futurism…. mystery….. genetic engineering

In 2050, while visiting Pastworld, a Victorian London theme park, teenaged Caleb meets seventeen-year-old Eve, a Pastworld inhabitant who has no knowledge of the modern world, and both become pawns in a murderer’s diabolical plan that reveals disturbing truths about the teenagers’ origins.

WITH A TWIST OF HISTORICAL FANTASY

Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

~science fiction…. historical fantasy…..  war stories…. imaginary creatures

In an alternate 1914 Europe, fifteen-year-old Austrian Prince Alek, on the run from the Clanker Powers who are attempting to take over the globe using mechanical machinery, forms an uneasy alliance with Deryn who, disguised as a boy to join the British Air Service, is learning to fly genetically-engineered beasts.

WITH A TWIST OF EVERTHING!

Hunchback Assignments by Arthur G. Slade

spies… murder… mad scientist… historical fantasy… steampunk…. science fiction…. supernatural

In Victorian London, fourteen-year-old Modo, a shape-changing hunchback, becomes a secret agent for the Permanent Association, which strives to protect the world from the evil machinations of the Clockwork Guild.

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