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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Scary but very entertaining movie based on classic books.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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WWE 2K20 Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Some botched moves keep this brawler from championship gold.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Game Poster Image
age 14+
Streamlined tale successfully concludes vast trilogy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Wayward Son:  Simon Snow Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Road trip takes a dark turn in riveting fantasy sequel.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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Atomicrops Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Post-apocalyptic farming shooter has an identity crisis.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Astral Chain Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Robot battler gives fresh, fun, and fantastic sci-fi action.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Crystar Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Tale explores death through adventure in purgatory.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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Vow of Thieves: Dance of Thieves, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Explosively exciting end to romantic fantasy duology.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2019)
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Mutant Year Zero: Seed of Evil Game Poster Image
age 14+
Grim expansion ramps up difficulty of apocalyptic strategy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Night Call Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Great Parisian storytelling, but clunky mystery solving.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order Game Poster Image
age 14+
Comic book action returns with new focus on teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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Nocturna Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Latinx fantasy has magic but falls flat in places.
By Maya Motayne
(2019)
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Soul of the Sword: Shadow of the Fox, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of gory carnage in engaging samurai sequel.
By Julie Kagawa
(2019)
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Pan's Labyrinth: The Labyrinth of the Faun Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, magical adaptation matches the intensity of the movie.
By Guillermo del Toro, Cornelia Funke
(2019)
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The Raven's Tale Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping, dark exploration of famous writer's teen years.
By Cat Winters
(2019)
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Ghosts of the Shadow Market Book Poster Image
age 14+
Brooding tales for those steeped in the Shadowhunter-verse.
By Cassandra Clare, Sarah Rees Brennan, Maureen Johnson, Kelly Link, Robin Wasserman
(2019)
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NOS4A2 TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Lots of violence in otherwise toothless vampire drama.
Network: AMC
(2019)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel II Game Poster Image
age 14+
Excellent adventure sequel demands play of previous game.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Atelier Lulua: The Scion of Arland Game Poster Image
age 14+
Crafting adventure creates engaging, accessible gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2019)
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