Book Reviews

The Archived Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
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The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making Book Poster Image
age 10+
Unusual, compelling tale sends girl, readers on grand quest.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2011)
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The Girl Who Fell Beneath Fairyland and Led the Revels There Book Poster Image
age 10+
September heads for underworld in stunning Fairyland sequel.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2012)
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Unlocking the Spell: A Tale of the Wide-Awake Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
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Palace of Stone: Princess Academy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting, complex sequel a mix of politics and compassion.
By Shannon Hale
(2012)
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The Forgotten Sisters: Princess Academy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
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The Sleeper and the Spindle Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
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Fish Girl Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Mermaid tries to escape captivity in gorgeous graphic novel.
By Donna Jo Napoli
(2017)
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Shadowcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid, exciting sequel with a new girl-power character.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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The Atlantis Complex: Artemis Fowl, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Exciting Fowl story has rogue robots and a devious villain.
By Eoin Colfer
(2010)
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The Fowl Twins Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Artemis Fowl spin-off is clever and action-packed.
By Eoin Colfer
(2019)
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Princess Academy Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Would-be princesses show grit, wisdom in empowering tale.
By Shannon Hale
(2006)
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The Iron King: The Iron Fey, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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The Fowl Twins Deny All Charges: The Fowl Twins, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Sequel is full of wild characters and exciting exploits.
By Eoin Colfer
(2020)
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The Hazel Wood, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Gilded Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Bold, at times gory reimagining of "Rumpelstiltskin."
By Marissa Meyer
(2021)
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A Psalm of Storms and Silence Book Poster Image
age 13+
African myth drives exciting saga of cursed princess.
By Roseanne A. Brown
(2021)
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