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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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Fire Emblem: Awakening Game Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent strategy RPG skews older because characters die.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2013)
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Clockwork Princess: Infernal Devices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
By Cassandra Clare
(2013)
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The Iron King Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Magical fantasy blends science, magic, and Shakespeare.
By Julie Kagawa
(2010)
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And I Darken, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing read imagines the early years of a female Dracula.
By Kiersten White
(2016)
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Three Dark Crowns, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling but very dark tale of murderous triplet queens.
By Kendare Blake
(2016)
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Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King Game Poster Image
age 13+
Epic RPG adventure with some violence, mild innuendo.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2017)
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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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Disgaea 5 Complete Game Poster Image
age 14+
Strategy adventure bursts at seams with loads of gameplay.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2017)
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Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood Game Poster Image
age 14+
Huge expansion vastly improves on multiplayer adventure.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows
(2017)
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Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age Game Poster Image
age 13+
Excellent remake of older classic adds many new features.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2017)
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The Language of Thorns: Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic Book Poster Image
age 13+
Deliciously dark, illustrated Grisha world fairy tales.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2017)
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An Enchantment of Ravens Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magic and romance mix well in intricate faerie tale.
By Margaret Rogerson
(2017)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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The Kingdom Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Half-android girl questions authority in twisty thriller.
By Jess Rothenberg
(2019)
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There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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The Queen of Nothing: The Folk of the Air, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever fantasy in Faerie ends with charm and enchantment.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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The Hazel Wood Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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City of Ashes: The Mortal Instruments, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
City of Bones sequel is gripping but a lot gorier.
By Cassandra Clare
(2008)
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Wicked Lovely Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Modern fairy tale fascinates; some iffy content.
By Melissa Marr
(2007)
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