Book Reviews

Jade Fire Gold Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Chinese folklore-fueled fantasy brims with action, romance.
By June C. L. Tan
(2021)
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Sunshine and the Full Moon Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging werewolf mystery has a refreshing, sporty spin.
By Jon Robinson
(2021)
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Flamefall: The Aurelian Cycle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Complex dragon-fantasy sequel has intrigue, excitement.
By Rosaria Munda
(2021)
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Muse Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Teen comes into power in suspenseful alternative history.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2021)
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Lost in the Never Woods Book Poster Image
age 13+
Gripping Peter Pan retell shines light on trauma, recovery.
By Aiden Thomas
(2021)
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Faith: Taking Flight Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fun superhero origin story is body and LGBTQ+ positive.
By Julie Murphy
(2020)
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The Empire of Dreams Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl of Fire and Thorns spin-off offers a new fab girl hero.
By Rae Carson
(2020)
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Nameless Queen Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Clever heroine drives appealing fantasy of politics, magic.
By Rebecca McLaughlin
(2020)
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Song of the Crimson Flower Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing companion story to Asian-inspired fantasy series.
By Julie C. Dao
(2019)
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Pet Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Girl hunts for a monster in strange, beautiful fantasy.
By Akwaeke Emezi
(2019)
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Crown of Coral and Pearl Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting, well-paced royal fantasy marred by rushed ending.
By Mara Rutherford
(2019)
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Song of the Abyss: Tower of Winds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bland, too-swift climax mars intriguing maritime fantasy.
By Makiia Lucier
(2019)
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Last Things Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Dark and light battle over teen guitarist in thrilling tale.
By Jacqueline West
(2019)
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Sorcery of Thorns Book Poster Image
age 13+
Book-loving girl fights demons in captivating high fantasy.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2019)
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The Missing of Clairedelune: The Mirror Visitor Quartet, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Ophelia dives into court intrigue in intricate fantasy saga.
By Christelle Dabos
(2019)
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Undaunted:  Inhuman, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action-packed fantasy series has satisfying wrap-up.
By Kat Falls
(2019)
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The Cerulean, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Soaring fantasy stars girl who drops to other planet.
By Amy Ewing
(2019)
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A Winter's Promise: The Mirror Visitor Quartet, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent world-building, but fantasy saga starts slow.
By Christelle Dabos
(2018)
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Kingdom of the Blazing Phoenix:  Rise of the Empress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting fantasy sequel is less dark, more adventurous.
By Julie C. Dao
(2018)
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The Boneless Mercies Book Poster Image
age 13+
Intense, gender-bent Beowulf tale is a riveting adventure.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2018)
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