Game Reviews

The Rise and Fall of Charles Lindbergh Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting bio reveals the dark side of an American hero.
By Candace Fleming
(2020)
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The Beast Player Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Teen bonds with magical beasts in captivating fantasy.
By Nahoko Uehashi
(2019)
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StoryPick - Read with Quizzes App Poster Image
age 12+
Poorly written junk fiction full of ads and bad grammar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Ashlords Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Alchemy and magical horses star in solid dystopian tale.
By Scott Reintgen
(2020)
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Starsight: Skyward, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New alien allies up the ante in engrossing sci-fi series.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2019)
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Wonder Woman: Warbringer: The Graphic Novel Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen superhero tests her powers in thrilling adventure tale.
By Leigh Bardugo, Louise SImonson
(2020)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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The League of Legend Keepers: Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poorly constructed story, inferior production, silly scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Supernova: Renegades, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow build to finale packed with superhero action.
By Marissa Meyer
(2019)
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The Toll:  Arc of a Scythe, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Violent sci-fi thriller finale plays masterful endgame.
By Neal Shusterman
(2019)
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War Girls, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sisters endure separation in suspenseful sci-fi war novel.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2019)
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Yaga Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Short, folksy fantasy tale with mild combat, player choice.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Wonder Woman: Bloodlines Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed tale with powerful women has violence, cursing
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Dread Nautical Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Turn-based action game with some violence, touch choices.
Platforms: Apple Arcade
(2019)
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Falling Inn Love Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable but family-friendly romance with feisty heroine.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Gears POP! App Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun strategy game plays with characters in unexpected ways.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Etherborn Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Artistic adventure can be disorienting and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Shazam! Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Superhero comedy is charming, with some scary/violent parts.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Skulls of the Shogun: Bone-A-Fide Edition Game Poster Image
age 12+
Challenging turn-based strategy game with skeleton warriors.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Windows, Xbox 360
(2019)
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