Book Reviews

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Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
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A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
age 12+
Taut time-travel adventure-romance explores race, sex bias.
By Alexandra Bracken
(2016)
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age 12+
Solid standalone fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore.
By Richelle Mead
(2015)
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 12+
Second fun, supernatural mystery has larger dose of fantasy.
By William Ritter
(2015)
age 12+
Anthology delivers series of short, sharp shocks.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2015)
age 12+
Complex fantasy sequel more absorbing than first book.
By S. E. Grove
(2015)
age 12+
Gripping Dracula family thriller gets off to slow start.
By Jessica Day George
(2015)
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age 12+
Strong (but long) sequel about book characters come to life.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2015)
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age 12+
Friendship tale, graphics blend well in absorbing mystery.
By Cherie Priest
(2015)
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age 12+
Dynamite heroine in romantic dystopian-future swashbuckler.
By Sharon Cameron
(2015)
age 12+
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
age 12+
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
age 12+
Nail-biting page-turner jolts ghost series back to life.
By Maureen Johnson
(2015)
age 12+
Heroic cast and terrific plot keep fantasy sequel exciting.
By Carol Goodman
(2014)
age 12+
Tragic Sabriel prequel slow to start but worth the wait.
By Garth Nix
(2014)
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age 12+
Strong heroine, creative premise, but a floundering fantasy.
By Ally Condie
(2014)
age 12+
Continuing adventures in wizardry take a dark turn.
By Jasper Fforde
(2014)
age 12+
Fast-paced thrill ride with werewolves and steampunk fun.
By Gail Carriger
(2014)

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