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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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The Hidden Oracle: The Trials of Apollo, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Worthy addition to the mythological world of Percy Jackson.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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Dark Souls III Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Super-challenging action RPG is also extremely bloody, gory.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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A Song of Fire and Ice (A Game of Thrones) Series Book Poster Image
age 17+
Dark, violent epic upends the usual fantasy clichés.
By George R.R. Martin
(1996)
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The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 2 Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Finale is a faithful, fitting end to Girl on Fire's journey.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Room Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Difficult-to-watch but beautifully performed survival tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Plants Vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Game Poster Image
age 10+
Weird cartoonish multiplayer shooter grows fun for all ages.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Sword Art Online TV Poster Image
age 14+
Highbrow anime series has dark themes, many deaths.
Network: Netflix
(2012)
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The Dragonet Prophecy: Wings of Fire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Buddy dragon story surprisingly dark and bloody.
By Tui T. Sutherland
(2012)
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The Seven Deadly Sins TV Poster Image
age 15+
Smart manga-inspired series has edgy sexual content, too.
Network: Online
(2014)
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Shadowhunters TV Poster Image
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age 14+
A paranornal romance heavy on style, light on substance.
Network: Freeform
(2016)
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LEGO Marvel's Avengers Game Poster Image
age 11+
Earth's Mightiest Heroes assemble for fun action game.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Wii U, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2016)
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Goosebumps Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Action, monsters, humor in R.L. Stine adaptation.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Lion Guard TV Poster Image
age 5+
Simba's son monitors circle of life in meaningful series.
Network: Disney Channel
(2016)
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Just Add Magic TV Poster Image
age 6+
BFFs stir up magical recipes in fun family-friendly series.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2015)
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Attack on Titan TV Poster Image
age 15+
Extreme violence, bloodshed are center stage in hit anime.
Network: Cartoon Network, Hulu
(2009)
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Hotel Transylvania 2 Movie Poster Image
age 7+
Slightly spooky sequel isn't stellar, but fine for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Martian Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Excellent space thriller mixes peril, charm, real science.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Glitter Force TV Poster Image
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age 7+
Fairy-tale anime doesn't dazzle, but strong female leads do.
Network: Netflix
(2012)
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Stick Man Movie Poster Image
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age 4+
Book-based animated short celebrates love of family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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