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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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King of Scars: King of Scars Duology, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mystical Grishaverse tale has edgy, exciting characters.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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The Vanishing Stair: Truly Devious, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Hip mystery sequel is expertly paced and absorbing.
By Maureen Johnson
(2019)
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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
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(Release Year: 2018)
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Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent post-apocalyptic tale challenges strategy skills.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Darksiders III Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent action game cuts a path through the Apocalypse.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Game of Thrones: Conquest App Poster Image
age 14+
Uninspired, unsafe cash grab from a massively hit show.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Bel Canto Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful drama has language, some upsetting violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Krampus Origins Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Cheesy, low-budget horror prequel has blood, violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Slender Man Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Cheap-looking movie squanders spooky internet monster.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun multiplayer ninja action held back by technical issues.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Game Poster Image
age 14+
Occult WWII game has limited tactics, big difficulty spikes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Fahrenheit 451 Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Soggy, violent adaptation of book-burning sci-fi classic.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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The Bard's Tale IV: Barrows Deep Game Poster Image
age 14+
Classic tale has heavy drinking focus but hits right notes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
age 14+
Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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Dream Country Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gripping five-generation saga of an African American family.
By Shannon Gibney
(2018)
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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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