Game Reviews

Four Kids and It Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Magical family adventure has positive messages, mild peril.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The King of Crows: The Diviners, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic finale to enthralling '20s-set paranormal series.
By Libba Bray
(2020)
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Council of Dads TV Poster Image
age 14+
Extended family drama about illness is weepy, sentimental.
Network: NBC
(2020)
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Endlings TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Campy sci-fi series has heartwarming themes for families.
Network: Hulu
(2020)
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Chain of Gold: The Last Hours, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Shadowhunters fight poisoning demons in exciting spin-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2020)
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Layoverland Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teen searches for truth in funny, poignant afterlife story.
By Gabby Noone
(2020)
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From the Desk of Zoe Washington Book Poster Image
age 8+
Girl works to clear her father of a crime in smart tale.
By Janae Marks
(2020)
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Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Game Poster Image
age 14+
Fighting franchise has perfect KO with largest brawler yet.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows
(2020)
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All the Stars and Teeth, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Swirl of cool magical ideas has mermaids, sea monsters, too.
By Adalyn Grace
(2020)
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Gretel & Hansel Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Women take power in arty, violent fairy tale adaptation.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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A Heart So Fierce and Broken: Cursebreaker, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Riveting tale pits love and magic against cruelty and gore.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2020)
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The Best of Iggy Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Funny look at boy whose impulsive ideas get the best of him.
By Annie Barrows
(2020)
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Infinity Son: Infinity Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Diverse cast, complex characters shine in superhero fantasy.
By Adam Silvera
(2020)
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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
African fantasy keeps up suspense in battle-heavy sequel.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2019)
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Call Down the Hawk: The Dreamer Trilogy, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling, heartbreaking start to Raven Cycle spin-off.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2019)
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Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Wrecking Ball Book Poster Image
age 8+
Home improvement mishaps abound in funny 14th installment.
By Jeff Kinney
(2019)
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Luigi's Mansion 3 Game Poster Image
age 8+
Cartoonish haunted house game has a smart, brave hero.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2019)
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inbento App Poster Image
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age 8+
Charming puzzler packs in challenges at a steady pace.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Stranded Sails: Explorers of the Cursed Islands Game Poster Image
age 8+
Farm, cook, and explore in repetitive castaway adventure.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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