So as you know, I’m pretty loopy about aliens and spaceships and things. And, though I’m cautiously optimistic about the future of young adult science fiction literature, the past few decades or so have been pretty glum–though you can find bright spots, if you look (*! John Christopher’s Tripod series!). Still, you have to search pretty hard to find anything that hits the teen science fictional sweet spot.
One of the best recent teen science fiction book series, was just as impressible as a movie, both tugging at your heartstrings and wondering what will happen next for our protagonists.