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Dark Souls II: Scholar of the First Sin Game Poster Image
age 14+
An impressive upgrade to the notoriously tough action RPG.
Platforms: PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox One
(2015)
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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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The Ivory Game Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Powerful docu shines light on efforts to save elephants.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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Mulaka Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Artistic adventure based on a rich cultural mythology.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Rebel Heart: Dust Lands, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature warrior-girl sequel stays exciting.
By Moira Young
(2012)
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The Madman's Daughter Book Poster Image
age 14+
Extra horror, romance in "Island of Dr. Moreau" update.
By Megan Shepherd
(2013)
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Half Wild: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)
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Half Lost: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gory and too-quick ending for riveting witch series.
By Sally Green
(2016)
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Monster Hunter Generations Game Poster Image
age 14+
Tough, deep adventure is monstrously fun for adventure fans.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2016)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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Gorillas in the Mist Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping biopic has violence, animals in peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Ark: Survival Evolved Game Poster Image
age 14+
Violent survival MMO tests skills against humans, dinos.
Platforms: Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2015)
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Whale Wars TV Poster Image
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age 14+
The intense reality of extreme conservation work.
Network: Animal Planet
(2008)
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Not Your Ordinary Wolf Girl Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing tale of NYC teen guitarist turned werewolf.
By Emily Pohl-Weary
(2013)
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Zoo TV Poster Image
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Zoo
age 14+
Patterson's tense doomsday thriller is campy but curious.
Network: CBS
(2015)
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The Assembly Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Good story, use of VR, but mediocre, short adventure.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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Dynasty Warriors 9 Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fun open-world action also has glitches, repetitive play.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Kong: Skull Island Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Battles are brutally violent in diverse, '70s-set reboot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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Darling Companion Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Prickly couple loses dog, rediscovers love in ho-hum drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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