Book Reviews

age 12+
Spectacular fantasy classic is where Frodo's journey begins.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
age 12+
The exciting and bittersweet conclusion of Frodo's quest.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1955)
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age 12+
Orcs attack, and Frodo marches to Mordor in exciting sequel.
By J.R.R. Tolkien
(1954)
age 12+
Brilliant story; more fast-paced, violent than first book.
By Philip Pullman
(1997)
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age 12+
Devilish comic adventure in hell mixes physics, philosophy.
By John Connolly
(2011)
age 12+
Clever fantasy adventure a great choice for middle graders.
By Bill Willingham
(2011)
age 12+
Intricate historical novel contrasts Dust Bowl, fairy world.
By Sarah Zettel
(2012)
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age 12+
Richly conceived dragon fantasy with stellar young heroine.
By Rachel Hartman
(2012)
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age 12+
Wildly imaginative quest to find parents in mythic world.
By Katherine Catmull
(2012)
age 12+
Captivating Hollywood fairy tale will enchant fantasy fans.
By Sarah Zettel
(2013)
age 12+
September goes on a moon mission in compelling installment.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2013)
age 12+
Spectacular steampunk sequel has hijinks, gadgets, vampires.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
age 12+
Girl fights mythical beings in thrilling school fantasy.
By Carol Goodman
(2013)
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age 12+
Romance, thrills as exciting fantasy series continues.
By Victoria Schwab
(2014)
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age 12+
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
age 12+
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
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age 12+
A beautifully written, wildly imaginative modern fairy tale.
By Gregory Maguire
(2014)
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)
age 12+
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
By Carol Goodman
(2014)

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