Book Reviews

Heroes Wear Masks: Elmo's Super Adventure [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 3+
Wonderfully written guide to masks and emotions from Elmo.
By Sesame Workshop
(2020)
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The Lost Book of the White: The Eldest Curses, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter spin-off loses momentum while fighting demons.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2020)
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Ruthless Gods: Something Dark and Holy, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Thrilling, chilling sequel in Slavic gothic fantasy trilogy.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2020)
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The Tenth Girl [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 15+
Dense, eerie, violent horror story with surprising twist.
By Sara Faring
(2019)
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The Secret Commonwealth: The Book of Dust, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Deeply philosophical fantasy for mature teens and adults.
By Philip Pullman
(2019)
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Monstress, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Girl seeks revenge in compelling graphic novel fantasy.
By Marjorie Liu
(2016)
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The Red Scrolls of Magic: The Eldest Curses, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Mature Shadowhunter series spin-off focuses on Alec, Magnus.
By Cassandra Clare, Wesley Chu
(2019)
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Queen of Air and Darkness: The Dark Artifices, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Soap opera-like fantasy series has mature sexual content.
By Cassandra Clare
(2018)
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Fangsgiving [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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Valensteins [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 3+
Monsters learn about love in funny Valentine's Day tale.
By Ethan Long
(2017)
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Loved: House of Night Other World, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Spin-off more chummy reunion than zombie apocalypse.
By P.C. Cast, Kristin Cast
(2017)
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Lord of Shadows: The Dark Artifices, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Faeries, demons, kissing, with thoughtful look at prejudice.
By Cassandra Clare
(2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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Goldfish Ghost [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 3+
Lonely ghost fish finds a friend in charming seaside tale.
By Lemony Snicket
(2017)
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Strange the Dreamer [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Fiercely imaginative, lushly told fantasy for mature teens.
By Laini Taylor
(2017)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter fans will love, but the romance is nothing new.
By Cassandra Clare
(2016)
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Anna Dressed in Blood [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Hip, gory teen ghost hunter story delivers on its title.
By Kendare Blake
(2011)
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Lair of Dreams: The Diviners, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Engrossing sequel in supernatural series set in '20s NYC.
By Libba Bray
(2015)
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