All Reviews

Rocket Arena Game Poster Image
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age 12+
High-explosive competitive shooter is a literal blast.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Of Curses and Kisses: St. Rosetta's Academy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sparkling modern retelling of "Beauty and the Beast."
By Sandhya Menon
(2020)
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The Iron Mask Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Convoluted action-adventure sequel has lots of violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen superhero tests her powers in thrilling adventure tale.
By Leigh Bardugo, Louise SImonson
(2020)
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A New Beginning: Ranger's Apprentice: The Royal Ranger, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Promising spin-off series start with the first girl Ranger!
By John Flanagan
(2013)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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The Time Paradox: Artemis Fowl, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Artemis faces younger self in madcap, befuddling adventure.
By Eoin Colfer
(2008)
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The Outcast: Summoner Trilogy Prequel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed origin story for Fletcher's mentor Arcturus.
By Taran Matharu
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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Moss Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Charming VR story immerses players in a living fairy tale.
Platforms: PlayStation VR
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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Beasts Made of Night, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting, intricately detailed, Africa-influenced fantasy.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2017)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: DC Icons Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Modern, diverse characters + super action = huge win.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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Knight Saves Queen App Poster Image
age 12+
Clever, chess-based puzzler is a fun mental challenge.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2017)
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Has-Been Heroes Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Very difficult adventure has frustrating, random gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2017)
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The Valiant Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Female gladiator brings it in violent, exciting tale.
By Lesley Livingston
(2017)
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The Bone Witch Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tale of dead-raising witch more coming-of-age than morbid.
By Rin Chupeco
(2017)
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Traitor to the Throne:  Rebel of the Sands, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second fantasy installment ramps up suspense and intrigue.
By Alwyn Hamilton
(2017)
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Wires and Nerve: The Lunar Chronicles Series, Vol. 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tough female droid fuels fun Lunar Chronicles graphic novel.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Goldenhand: Old Kingdom, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Exciting entry in magic series brings back fave characters.
By Garth Nix
(2016)
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