Book Reviews

Steelheart: The Reckoners, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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Teens stand up to supervillains in action-packed sci-fi.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2013)
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Black Panther Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Masterful Marvel film has depth, diversity -- and violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 12+
Cartoonish brawler is largest one yet, and incredibly fun.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2018)
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Once Upon a Time TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fresh take on fairy tales is moody fun for families.
Network: ABC
(2011)
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Cinder: The Lunar Chronicles, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Cinderella as a futuristic cyborg. Pretty cool.
By Marissa Meyer
(2012)
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The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed series reboot has lots to offer Spidey fans.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Marvel's Agent Carter TV Poster Image
age 12+
Strong female lead defies stereotypes in tantalizing series.
Network: ABC
(2015)
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Ant-Man Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Clever, funny, cool Marvel movie has lots of sci-fi action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Prisoner of Cell 25: Michael Vey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Suspenseful tale of superpowered teens has a spark of wit.
By Richard Paul Evans
(2011)
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Doctor Strange Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Mysticism, humor, and action surround unique Marvel hero.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Heartless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Lots of laughs, thrills, tunes in slightly lesser sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Wonder Woman Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Engaging, entertaining, empowering superhero adventure.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Thor: Ragnarok Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Funniest Thor movie has tons of style, plenty of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Renegades, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Ant-Man and the Wasp Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Funny, action-packed sequel is lighter Marvel fare.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Shazam! Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Superhero comedy is charming, with some scary/violent parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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X2: X-Men United Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun but violent sequel has peril, cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Fun musical adventure includes some innuendo and a death.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2008)
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Guardians of the Galaxy Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Marvel's sci-fi adventure has it all: laughs, action, charm.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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