Angel story sequel weighed down by celebrity, consumerism.
Mix of brutality and tenderness makes fantasy seem real.
Friendship and family in Paris in exciting, creepy sequel.
Kids battle severe weather in mild, whimsical fantasy.
Brilliant, thrilling story of kids training in mind control.
Page-turner is the perfect campfire tale but can get gory.
Engrossing end to fabulous epic trilogy for mature readers.
Frenetically paced, complex monster fantasy.
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
Monster-hunter series too complex for younger fantasy fans.
Someone sees through Vee's eyes in taut thriller sequel.
Fun, fast-paced fantasy with potion-packing heroine.
Suspenseful time-travel tale explores rich culture, history.
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
Satisfying finale to long but inventive fantasy series.
More black magic, less exciting action in third outing.
Third in series serves up mix of magic, suspense, and heart.
Intriguing tale of fate, connections, and recipes.
Girl trains as elite soldier in sword-slashing fantasy.
Gripping finale is good but leaves readers wanting more.
Young cook battles wicked aunt in fun, Paris-set sequel.
Third Bloodlines adventure takes a romantic, magical turn.
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
Clever epic of heroic rabbits vs. evil black cats.