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The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Politics take center stage in tricky fantasy novel.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
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Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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Shout Book Poster Image
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Poignant, poetic memoir about healing from sexual assault.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
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Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke Movie Poster Image
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Comprehensive docu on iconic soul singer; some cursing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Inventing Victoria Book Poster Image
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Teen reinvents herself in engaging post-Reconstruction tale.
By Tonya Bolden
(2019)
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ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium Movie Poster Image
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Docu about slain folk singer has violence, profanity.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Unclaimed Baggage Book Poster Image
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Sweet romance underscores bonds of friendship.
By Jen Doll
(2018)
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Dynasty Warriors 8: Xtreme Legends Definitive Edition Game Poster Image
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Content-rich, overly repetitive feudal fighting action.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, Windows
(2018)
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Operation Finale Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Effective take on post-WWII story has violence, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Assassin's Creed Rebellion App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic action from popular series just misses the mark.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android, Chromebook
(2018)
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The Devil's Thief: The Last Magician, Book 2 Book Poster Image
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Surprises abound in time-traveling wizardly saga sequel.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2018)
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An Assassin's Guide to Love and Treason Book Poster Image
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So-so historical fiction has romance and intrigue.
By Virginia Boecker
(2018)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Merlí TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Spanish series about high school teacher full of teen drama.
Network: Netflix
(2015)
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Achtung! Cthulhu Tactics Game Poster Image
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Occult WWII game has limited tactics, big difficulty spikes.
Platforms: Windows
(2018)
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The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy Book Poster Image
age 14+
Entertaining sequel has strong girl-power messages.
By Mackenzi Lee
(2018)
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The Resistance Banker Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Lots of war violence in unique, engaging true story.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Buried Beneath the Baobab Tree Book Poster Image
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Unforgettable story of girls kidnapped by Boko Haram.
By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani
(2018)
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