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The Moon and the Sun Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dense but compelling blend of history and fantasy.
By Vonda N. McIntyre
(1997)
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Dark Rise Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Almost no one to root for in cruel, mature fantasy world.
By C.S. Pacat
(2021)
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The One and Only Sparkella Book Poster Image
age 4+
Father-daughter bond shines with glittery goodness.
By Channing Tatum
(2021)
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Nubia: Real One Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Wonder Woman's Black twin fights injustice in urgent tale.
By L. L. McKinney
(2021)
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All the Tides of Fate: All the Stars and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Queen is unworthy of her cool magical world in finale.
By Adalyn Grace
(2021)
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Winterkeep: Graceling Realm, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fascinating fantasy high in discussion-worthy sex content.
By Kristin Cashore
(2021)
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Lightbringer: Empirium, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Epic, if overlong, finale is full of twists and violence.
By Claire Legrand
(2021)
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Not Quite Snow White Book Poster Image
age 4+
Heartwarming story shows a princess can be any color.
By Ashley Franklin
(2019)
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The Little Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
Fresh fairy tale twist focuses on friendship, not romance.
By Jerry Pinkney
(2020)
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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Don't Touch My Hair! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl speaks up, sets boundaries in funny picture book.
By Sharee Miller
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Queen of Air and Darkness: The Dark Artifices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Soap opera-like fantasy series has mature sexual content.
By Cassandra Clare
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Interrupting Chicken and the Elephant of Surprise: Interrupting Chicken, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 4+
Playfulness makes silly sequel as hilarious as original.
By David Ezra Stein
(2018)
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Furyborn: Empirium, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting teen fantasy follows two fierce women warriors.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Julián Is a Mermaid Book Poster Image
age 4+
In touching story and art, boy imagines he's a mermaid.
By Jessica Love
(2018)
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