App Reviews

Roundguard Game Poster Image
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age 8+
Clever pinball-esque puzzler has a bit of mild combat.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Windows
(2020)
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Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX Game Poster Image
age 8+
Spin-off remake is cute, but easy and repetitive.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(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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Lego Legacy: Heroes Unboxed App Poster Image
age 8+
Strategic adventure grind wrapped in Lego slapstick fun.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Glitch Techs TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Likable gaming-inspired show promotes diversity, teamwork.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Monster Chords: Fun with Music App Poster Image
age 8+
Monster confusion and ads; not a great way to learn guitar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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Ember Queen: Ash Princess, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Angsty, slow burn of a finale ultimately satisfies.
By Laura Sebastian
(2020)
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Zombies 2 TV Poster Image
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age 8+
Sweet sequel promotes inclusion, challenges stereotypes.
Network: Disney Channel
(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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The Beautiful Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Steamy, atmospheric paranormal romance set in New Orleans.
By Renee Ahdieh
(2020)
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The Turning Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Baffling remake of Gothic classic wastes talented cast.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2020)
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Dracula (2020) TV Poster Image
age 14+
Well-done take on vampire classic is compelling, gory.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Costume Quest: Heroes on Holiday TV Poster Image
age 8+
Charming holiday-themed special promotes teamwork, kindness.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Darksiders Genesis Game Poster Image
age 14+
Co-op apocalyptic action is plagued by mediocrity.
Platforms: Google Stadia, Windows
(2019)
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Mighty Jack and Zita the Spacegirl Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting graphic novel blends two popular series.
By Ben Hatke
(2019)
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Away Movie Poster Image
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age 8+
Gorgeous, tranquil film is both peaceful and perilous.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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Might & Magic Heroes: Era of Chaos App Poster Image
age 14+
Strategic fantasy game leaves players out of the action.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Winterwood Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Moody, emo tale of star-crossed teens and haunted woods.
By Shea Ernshaw
(2019)
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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Movie Poster Image
age 14+
Scary but very entertaining movie based on classic books.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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