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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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Archive Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Familiar but effective sci-fi tale about death, robots.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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Tales from the Loop TV Poster Image
age 15+
Anthology sci-fi drama is slow-burning, visually stunning.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(2020)
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Star Trek: Picard TV Poster Image
age 15+
Return of beloved sci-fi captain has adventure, violence.
Network: CBS All Access
(2020)
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Terminator: Dark Fate Movie Poster Image
age 15+
Sixth Terminator film is a violent but dull reboot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries Game Poster Image
age 15+
Pilot huge robots in complex, destructive adventure.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Ion Fury Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Homage to shooter heyday has dated gameplay and humor.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Five Nights at Freddy's VR: Help Wanted Game Poster Image
age 15+
Classic survival horror franchise jump-scares to VR.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR
(2019)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain Game Poster Image
age 15+
Fun, frantic B-movie shooter series gets a polished reboot.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Genesis Alpha One Game Poster Image
age 15+
Ambitious space adventure ultimately disappoints.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Queen of Air and Darkness: The Dark Artifices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Soap opera-like fantasy series has mature sexual content.
By Cassandra Clare
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Bright We Burn: And I Darken, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Mature, bloody trilogy meets an absorbing, satisfying end.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Defiance 2050 Game Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent, action-packed sci-fi game held back by tech flaws.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2018)
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Furyborn: Empirium, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting teen fantasy follows two fierce women warriors.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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A Court of Frost and Starlight: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Festive, less violent installment sizzles with faerie sex.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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Rick and Morty: Virtual Rick-ality Game Poster Image
age 15+
Amusing VR tale's crude humor, content best for show fans.
Platforms: HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, PlayStation VR, Windows
(2018)
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