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Don't Touch My Hair! Book Poster Image
age 4+
Girl speaks up, sets boundaries in funny picture book.
By Sharee Miller
(2019)
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We Hunt the Flame: Sands of Arawiya, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intriguing, sometimes confusing fantasy with Arabian flare.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2019)
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Aru Shah and the Song of Death: Pandava, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Quirky main characters pep up this Indian myth quest tale.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2019)
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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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Lapis x Labyrinth Game Poster Image
age 10+
Stacking battle tactics gives clever twist to action tale.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Finale: Caraval, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Romance ending satisfies; fantasy world goes flat.
By Stephanie Garber
(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 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 Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Four Dead Queens Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong teen girl powers fast-paced fantasy mystery.
By Astrid Scholte
(2019)
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Game of Stars: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Girl becomes demon slayer in fun fantasy game show spoof.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2019)
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The Princess Guide Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fantasy adventure needs to go back to "knight" school.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Shadowglass: The Bone Witch, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Confusing writing mars impact of dark series finale.
By Rin Chupeco
(2019)
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The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Politics take center stage in suspenseful fantasy.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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Deathcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting finale has battles, spies, romance, magic, dragons.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2019)
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Lady Smoke: Ash Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Warring kingdom sequel not as compelling as Book 1.
By Laura Sebastian
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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King of Scars: King of Scars Duology, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mystical Grishaverse tale has edgy, exciting characters.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2019)
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The Liar Princess and the Blind Prince Game Poster Image
age 10+
Bittersweet, engrossing fairy tale, but puzzles can annoy.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Lu Over the Wall Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Imaginative animated mermaid adventure has a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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