Intergalactic Adventures

by Paul Astin | Feb 14, 2017
TheseBrokenStarsThese Broken Stars
by Aimee Kaufman and Meagan Spooner
Three words: Titanic in space. We aren't talking the movie, just the disaster itself. When the luxury spaceliner, Icarus, crashes on an unknown planet only two people survive, and they kind of hate each other. The planet, however, holds some secrets of its own and Lilac and Tarver need to figure them out in order to survive in this first book in the "Starbound Trilogy."
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AcrossTheUniverseAcross the Universe
by Beth Revis
When Amy joined her parents as frozen cargo aboard the spaceship, Godspeed, she expected to awaken three hundred years in the future. Never could she have known her frozen slumber would come to an end fifty years too soon. . . find out what happens to Amy, her newfound friend (or enemy?), Elder, and the crew of the Godspeed in the first book of the "Across the Universe Trilogy."
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5thWaveThe 5th Wave
by Rick Yancey
After the 1st wave, only darkness remained. After the 2nd, only the lucky escaped. And after the 3rd, only the unlucky survived. After the 4th wave, only one rule applies; trust no one. The dawn of the 5th wave has begun, and Cassie is barely hanging on after Earth was invaded. Read the book before you see the movie (out in January 2016).
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AcrossAStarSweptSeaAcross a Star Swept Sea
by Diana Peterfreund
In this space age retelling of The Scarlet Pimpernel (with gender roles reversed) we are treated to an action packed, politically fueled, funny and romantic retelling. A companion to For Darkness Shows the Stars,this can be read as part of a series or as a stand alone.
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UnderTheNeverSkyUnder the Never Sky
by Veronica Rossi
When Aria is shoved out of a moving hovercraft into the wasteland she doesn't expect to live longer than a few hours, but then she mets Perry, a boy on the hunt for his nephew, a boy whom Aria's people kidnapped. Together they forge an uneasy alliance and uncover secrets that could affect both Reverie and the Wasteland in the first book of the "Under the Never Sky Trilogy."
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CageThe Cage
by Megan Shephard
What if you woke up in the desert? What if that desert was actually a zoo on another planet and you were one of the exhibits? That's what happens to Cora in The Cage, the first installment of the "The Cage Trilogy."
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AlienatedAlienated
by Melissa Landers
When Cara's brother volunteers to be the first in an intergalactic exchange student program, Cara is annoyed, now she's stuck living with an alien (who looks surprisingly human) for an entire year. Things aren't always how they appear, with political intrigue, romance, and hilarity, Alienated (and its companion Invaded) are perfect for the summer road trip.
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172HoursOnTheMoon172 Hours on the Moon
by Johan Harstad
Three teenagers are going on the trip of a lifetime. Only one is coming back. Figure out who in Johan Harstad's spine tingling thriller 172 Hours on the Moon.
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Cinder Cinder
by Marissa Meyer
If you haven't yet heard of the "Lunar Chronicles," it's safe to say you're missing out. In these futuristic retellings of classic fairy tales readers are able to go across the globe with a cast of some of the most lovable characters in YA, our favorite? Android IKO (she's just the best).
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GlowGlow
by Amy Kathleen Ryan
For her entire life Waverly has lived on the Empyrean, and although things seem normal, danger lurks, as another ship the New Horizon has been unable to continue the human race in space they begin to mount an attack against the Empyrean an attack that girls like Waverly are at the center of.
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FoundFound
by Margaret Peterson Haddix
What would you do if you received a note that said "Beware! They're coming back to get you." what would you do? That's exactly what happens to Jonah and Chip at the beginning of Found, the first book in "The Missing" series, what follows is a tale of action and adventure as Jonah and Chip head out on the ride of their lives, both on Earth and ....elsewhere.
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