App Reviews

Operencia: The Stolen Sun Game Poster Image
age 13+
First-person fantasy adventure has light splashes of blood.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Game of Thrones: Beyond the Wall App Poster Image
age 13+
Tactical tale based on show has violence, in-app purchases.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Disney Sorcerer's Arena App Poster Image
age 10+
Disney fun packed with fan service, but weighted with ads.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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The Midnight Lie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Same-sex love story drives compelling Winner's spin-off.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2020)
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The Letter for the King TV Poster Image
age 11+
Underdog hero stands out in book-based fantasy series.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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My Hero One’s Justice 2 Game Poster Image
age 13+
Deep, fun anime brawler builds on previous game in series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2020)
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Onward Movie Poster Image
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age 7+
Original, heartfelt sibling adventure about love and loss.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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The Shadows Between Us Book Poster Image
age 15+
Romantic fantasy has court intrigue, lots of frank sex talk.
By Tricia Levenseller
(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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Nioh 2 Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Wildly tough action tale with gore, blood, dismemberment.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2020)
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Stargirl Movie Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle book-based school drama has positive messages.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2020)
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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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The Seven Deadly Sins: Grand Cross App Poster Image
age 13+
Gorgeous action tale filled with fan service and repetition.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2020)
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps Game Poster Image
age 10+
Beautiful run-and-jump adventure with environmental themes.
Platforms: Xbox One
(2020)
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Langrisser I & II Game Poster Image
age 13+
Player choice and complex gameplay define this series.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows
(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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The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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The Shadow Arts: Monstrous Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teen and his grandpa battle forces of evil in exciting romp.
By Damien Love
(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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