Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
Time-travel sequel is intense, suspenseful, and exciting.
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
Pinkalicious goes green in magical clean-up adventure.
Fun mix of teen actresses, mystery in Golden Age Hollywood.
Storybound sequel has brave kids, cosmic battle.
Smart story of a kid pitching a movie idea to Hollywood.
Brave girl shines in exciting companion to Goblin Secrets.
Terrific tale of misfit taking bold step to remake his life.
Gripping finale is good but leaves readers wanting more.
Girl makes a feathered friend in whimsical, wordless outing.
Intense '80s romance is a fabulous pick for mature teens.
Tense hacker adventure tackles government spying on public.
Chapter-book version of young Amelia is vulnerable, funny.
Super sleuths turn matchmakers in fun Valentine caper.
Affecting alternate-world fantasy promotes tolerance.
Rollicking sequel delightfully true to classic original.
Fun, educational chapter books have something for everyone.
Sharp, funny graphic novel captures chaos of theater.
Orphan boy seeks lost brother in exciting, funny tale.
Early days of Santa Claus are busy but not wholly engaging.
Story of girl's psychic kissing power puts focus on looks.
Dark, magical, Dickensian page-turner for tweens.
All the charm, menace, and wordplay of A Series of Unfortunate Events but in a noir setting, with Snicket as a boy solving the mystery.
Pigeon goes nuts over not getting a cookie with nuts.