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Over the Moon
 
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Over the Moon

Dreamy, China-set musical fairy tale has positive lessons. Full expert review
Clouds
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Clouds

Heartbreaking but uplifting true story tackles loss, pain. Full expert review
Love and Monsters
 
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Love and Monsters

Charming post-apocalyptic adventure is filled with suspense. Full expert review
Hubie Halloween
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Hubie Halloween

Crass, mean-spirited Halloween tale has cursing, bullying. Full expert review
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The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo, Book 5

Apollo's exciting quest ends with help of quirky sidekicks. Full expert review
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