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Beautiful Creatures Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Lush book adaptation mixes romance, fantasy, some violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Not Exactly a Love Story Book Poster Image
age 13+
An obscene call sparks an offbeat, heartfelt teen romance.
By Audrey Couloumbis
(2012)
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The Carrie Diaries TV Poster Image
age 13+
Sex and the City prequel is edgy but has merit for teens.
Network: CW
(2013)
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Quartet Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Charming comedy about elderly opera singers fine for teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Admission Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen-friendly comedy has laughs but is uneven.
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(Release Year: 2013)
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Cinders & Sapphires: At Somerton, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
First in fun series is like a Downton Abbey for teens.
By Leila Rasheed
(2013)
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The Archived Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Imaginative fantasy mystery for teens tackles grief, death.
By Victoria Schwab
(2013)
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The Host Movie Poster Image
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age 13+
Lots of kisses, but "Twi"-fi thriller isn't that compelling.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Etiquette & Espionage: Finishing School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Delightful steampunk fantasy about girl spies and assassins.
By Gail Carriger
(2013)
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Beautiful Chaos: Beautiful Creatures, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
More black magic, less exciting action in third outing.
By Kami Garcia, Margaret Stohl
(2011)
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Pulse, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Tale of girl who moves things with her mind builds slowly.
By Patrick Carman
(2013)
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Fuse: The Pure Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Post-apocalyptic story has great characters; still gruesome.
By Julianna Baggott
(2013)
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MILA 2.0 Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen girl finds she's an android in tense sci-fi tale.
By Debra Driza
(2013)
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The 5th Wave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Super intense apocalyptic alien-invasion nail-biter.
By Rick Yancey
(2013)
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Forever Young TV Poster Image
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age 13+
Gimmicky reality series has a surprisingly positive message.
Network: TV Land
(2013)
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The Elite: The Selection, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
The Selection sequel is more romantic, still superficial.
By Kiera Cass
(2013)
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Revenge of a Not-So-Pretty Girl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teen's positive turnaround mixes with iffy beauty message.
By Carolita Blythe
(2013)
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Invisibility Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Mix of brutality and tenderness makes fantasy seem real.
By Andrea Cremer, David Levithan
(2013)
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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones Movie Poster Image
age 13+
Teen-friendly fantasy romance doesn't live up to the book.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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All I Need Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Sentimental romance follows teen couple over two years.
By Susane Colasanti
(2013)
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