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Fire Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Stellar fantasy heroine in mature action-adventure/romance.
By Kristin Cashore
(2009)
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Glitch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fascinating, funky MMO creates topsy-turvy world; open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2011)
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Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.
By Cassandra Clare
(2011)
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There Is No Dog Book Poster Image
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age 14+
God re-imagined as teen prompts big questions, sharp humor.
By Meg Rosoff
(2012)
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Rift Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Exciting, suspenseful prequel to Nightshade series.
By Andrea Cremer
(2012)
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Clockwork Princess: Infernal Devices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
By Cassandra Clare
(2013)
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Dark Souls II Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Despite loads of fantasy violence, this tough RPG impresses.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360
(2014)
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Sinner Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Captivating L.A. romance about a werewolf and a fashionista.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
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Afterworlds Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspenseful paranormal romance pulls off parallel plots.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2014)
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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Game Poster Image
age 14+
An impressive upgrade to the notoriously tough action RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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Another Day Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Thought-provoking, inventive teen romance with a twist.
By David Levithan
(2015)
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Six of Crows, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting, violent fantasy of flawed teens on a mission.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2015)
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The Rest of Us Just Live Here Book Poster Image
age 14+
Smart coming-of-age fantasy focuses on "regular" kids.
By Patrick Ness
(2015)
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Carry On: Simon Snow Series, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Harry Potter-like fantasy is funny, romantic, delightful.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2015)
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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Game Poster Image
age 14+
Arcade enhancements turn brawler into a perfect KO.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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A Torch Against the Night: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting fantasy sequel is a thought-provoking teen read.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2016)
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Crooked Kingdom: Six of Crows, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Another impossible mission, another mature, riveting read.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2016)
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When the Moon Was Ours Book Poster Image
age 14+
Lush and lyrical story explores identity, love, and magic.
By Anna-Marie McLemore
(2016)
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Kindred: A Graphic Novel Adaptation Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intense, stellar adaptation of classic sci-fi/fantasy novel.
By Damian Duffy
(2017)
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Disgaea 5 Complete Game Poster Image
age 14+
Strategy adventure bursts at seams with loads of gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2017)
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