Game Reviews

Grimm TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Fairy tale-inspired show has more blood than happy endings.
Network: NBC
(2011)
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Of Mice and Men Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Moving Depression-era story of friendship, loneliness, fate.
By John Steinbeck
(2002)
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Never Let Me Go Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Gripping sci-fi paints teens' bleak, unforgettable world.
By Kazuo Ishiguro
(2006)
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Final Fantasy XIII-2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep fantasy role-playing with elegant action sequences.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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SoulCalibur V Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Exciting fighting game with lots of modes and 3D scenes.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Somebody, Please Tell Me Who I Am Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intimate, intense tale of soldier healing from brain injury.
By Harry Mazer, Peter Lerangis
(2012)
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The Catastrophic History of You and Me Book Poster Image
age 13+
Dead teen loads up on pizza and angst in the afterlife.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2012)
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Musical Chairs Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Injured dancer learns new moves in inspiring, trite tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Xenoblade Chronicles Game Poster Image
age 13+
Great adventure has themes best suited for teens and adults.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2012)
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The Selection, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining futuristic take on reality TV dating shows.
By Kiera Cass
(2012)
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Touchback Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Former jock gets second chance in uplifting sports drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Spirit Camera: The Cursed Memoir Game Poster Image
age 13+
Augmented reality horror game fascinates but lacks depth.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2012)
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Firelight Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Sensitive girls-in-prison movie showcases redemption.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Butterfly Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Excellent French film with child discussing mature topics.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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Second Chance Summer Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen faces dad's death, former crush in beautiful story.
By Morgan Matson
(2012)
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Men in Black: Alien Crisis Game Poster Image
age 13+
Play as an MIB agent in mediocre arcade shooter.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360
(2012)
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Shadow and Bone: The Grisha Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Thrilling, exotic fantasy romance gets pretty violent.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2012)
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Hollywood Heights TV Poster Image
age 13+
Soapy drama has mixed bag of role models for teens.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2012)
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Tiny Monsters App Poster Image
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age 13+
Cute breeding sim playable without in-app buys.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2012)
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For Darkness Shows the Stars Book Poster Image
age 13+
Riveting dystopian take on Jane Austen's Persuasion.
By Diana Peterfreund
(2012)
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