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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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Locke & Key TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Suspense abounds in creepy graphic novels adaptation.
Network: Netflix
(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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Zombie Army 4: Dead War Game Poster Image
age 18+
Mature Nazi zombie shooter has engaging, fast-paced action.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Scary Stories for Young Foxes Book Poster Image
age 10+
Intense, violent horror adventure is riveting and haunting.
By Christian McKay Heidicker
(2019)
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Might & Magic: Chess Royale App Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical fantasy game throws players in the deep end.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Echoes Between Us Book Poster Image
age 13+
Teens haunted by more than ghosts in contrived romance.
By Katie McGarry
(2020)
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October Faction TV Poster Image
age 16+
Violence, strong language dominate books-inspired series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire Ultimate Edition Game Poster Image
age 16+
Definitive sequel is rich with content, depth, and choice.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(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.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath HD Game Poster Image
age 13+
Entertaining Western-themed action against strange outlaws.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch
(2020)
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The Addams Family Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
So-so adaptation isn't spooky, kooky enough; a few scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Zombieland: Double Tap Movie Poster Image
age 17+
Cheerfully vulgar, gory sequel lives up to the original.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Conference of the Birds:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fifth in creepy series delivers chills and suspense.
By Ransom Riggs
(2020)
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Shadowshaper Legacy: The Shadowshaper Cypher, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Great urban cast drives magical fantasy finale.
By Daniel Jose Older
(2020)
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Wizardry: Labyrinth of Lost Souls Game Poster Image
age 13+
Adventure remake is repetitive, shows its age.
Platforms: Windows
(2020)
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Underwater Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Kristen Stewart sci-fi survival thriller has scares, swears.
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(Release Year: 2020)
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