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Marvel's Spider-Man Game Poster Image
age 14+
"Spider-sense"-ational tale starring iconic wall crawler.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2018)
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Gunheart Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Intense, gory VR shooter lets you splatter alien bug hordes.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows
(2018)
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People Kill People Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dark, gritty story tackles gun violence, white supremacy.
By Ellen Hopkins
(2018)
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Zone of the Enders: The 2nd Runner - M∀RS Game Poster Image
age 14+
Remastered mech action gets disoriented by technical issues.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2018)
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I Felt a Funeral, in My Brain Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling tale of loss, love, addiction in poetry & prose.
By Will Walton
(2018)
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Picture Us in the Light Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling story of friendship, family, loss, and secrets.
By Kelly Loy Gilbert
(2018)
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Prey: Mooncrash Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Big expansion has sci-fi action, thought-provoking ideas.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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The Case for Jamie: Charlotte Holmes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Edgy, thrilling, complex "finale" leaves doors open.
By Brittany Cavallaro
(2018)
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The Downward Spiral: Lock and Key, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Moodier young Sherlock sequel is chock-full of secrets.
By Ridley Pearson
(2017)
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Wonderstruck Movie Poster Image
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age 9+
Thoughtful, arty take on excellent Selznick novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Little Women TV Poster Image
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age 9+
Strong female characters shine in classic book adaptation.
Network: PBS
(2018)
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Olivia Twist Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent Dickens remake hangs on iffy romance.
By Lorie Langdon
(2018)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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Battlezone: Combat Commander Game Poster Image
age 14+
Faithful, shiny remake hampered by outdated foundation.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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Deep Rock Galactic Game Poster Image
age 14+
Deep space mining action drills up trials, unmonitored chat.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Unearthed Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens explore alien ruins in pulse-pounding sci-fi thriller.
By Meagan Spooner, Amie Kaufman
(2018)
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Reign of the Fallen Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing fantasy explores issues of grief and addiction.
By Sarah Glenn Marsh
(2018)
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Galaxy Attack: Alien Shooter App Poster Image
age 9+
Clever, fun "Galaga" clone has multiplayer, little else.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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The Cloverfield Paradox Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Awkward mix of moods in violent sci-fi sequel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Truly Devious: A Mystery Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever murder mystery at truly hip, mature boarding school.
By Maureen Johnson
(2018)
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