Monday, October 21, 2013

Recommended by Cory Doctorow!

Looking for books for teens?  If your teen enjoys the fiction of Cory Doctorow, get them to try the books from this list!  NoveList Plus notes that Doctorow, a Canadian blogger interested in copyright reform, writes compelling, thought-provoking novels usually involving technology and humor, set in the present and near-future.  Readalike authors include Connie Willis, Margaret Peterson Haddix,  and Andrew Klavan.  Check in with NoveList Plus for more book recommendations - it's a free eResource with your valid library card!

Planesrunner by Ian McDonald

Impulse by Steven Gould

Akata Witch by Nnedi Okorafor

Bushman Lives! by Daniel Pinkwater

Immortal Lycanthropes by Hal Johnson

Team Human by Justine Larbalestier and Sarah Rees Brennan

Welcome to Bordertown: New Stories and Poems of the Borderlands edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner 

The Chronicles of Harris Burdick: Fourteen Amazing Authors Tell the Tales by Chris Van Allsburg et al.

Rotters by Daniel Kraus

Scored by Lauren McLaughlin

Going Under by Kathe Koja

Zoe's Tale by John Scalzi

Struts & Frets by Jon Skovron

The Boneshaker by Kate Milford [eBook]

The Unidentified by Rae Mariz       

The Freedom Maze by Delia Sherman  [eBook]

Titles suggested by "My favorite young-adult book reviews" by Cory Doctorow.


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