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Shadowcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Solid, exciting sequel with a new girl-power character.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2017)
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Jane, Unlimited Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Five offbeat, inventive stories in one wild mansion.
By Kristin Cashore
(2017)
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The Unwanted: Stories of the Syrian Refugees Book Poster Image
age 13+
Compassionate graphic novel account of refugees' struggle.
By Don Brown
(2018)
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Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Game Poster Image
age 13+
Exceptionally fun, deep action-adventure promotes teamwork.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2015)
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Licensed to Ill Music Poster Image
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age 13+
Rappers' hit debut packed with girls, booze, and attitude.
By Beastie Boys
(1986)
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Railsea Book Poster Image
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Train captain pursues giant moles in clever pirate parody.
By China Mieville
(2012)
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Assassin's Creed Pirates App Poster Image
age 13+
Fun times on high seas; not as violent as console games.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire
(2014)
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The Elder Scrolls: Legends Game Poster Image
age 13+
Strategy card game is fast-paced, fun for fans.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2017)
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Starfall: Starflight, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Amusing mix of sci-fi, court intrigue, and romance.
By Melissa Landers
(2017)
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The Sandcastle Empire Book Poster Image
age 13+
Action, head games in clever thriller with tropical twist.
By Kayla Olson
(2017)
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From Other Suns Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Stellar sci-fi VR shooter blasts off with fast-paced action.
Platforms: Oculus Rift
(2017)
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Iconoclasts Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Ambitious, philosophical action title is a delightful joy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows
(2018)
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Sea of Thieves Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Pirate sim promotes teamwork but has unmonitored chat.
Platforms: Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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To Kill a Kingdom Book Poster Image
age 13+
Bold, imaginative sea-faring fantasy has unusual characters.
By Alexandra Christo
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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Tales of Vesperia: Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
age 13+
Fantastic new edition of a classic adventure.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Deathcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Exciting finale has battles, spies, romance, magic, dragons.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2019)
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Plunder Pirates App Poster Image
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age 13+
Familiar but fun strategy game makes you hurry up and wait.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2014)
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Renegade: Elemental, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Repetitive action scenes undermine trilogy's end.
By Antony John
(2014)
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Black Sails: The Ghost Ship Game Poster Image
age 13+
Dark, violent tale features drugs, smuggling, flawed play.
Platforms: Windows
(2015)
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