All Reviews

Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo TV Poster Image
age 5+
Classic Scooby series has lots of spooky, nostalgic fun.
Network: HBO Max, Boomerang
(1979)
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The Camelot Betrayal: Camelot Rising, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Hazy storytelling, but Guinevere the witch still intrigues.
By Kiersten White
(2020)
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The Way Back Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Dark, complex, wise fantasy is steeped in Jewish folklore.
By Gavriel Savit
(2020)
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Skyhunter Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Silent warrior fights supersoldiers in exciting sci-fi.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Shadow of Kyoshi: The Kyoshi Novels, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mystical hero propels intense Asian martial arts fantasy.
By F.C. Yee
(2020)
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Grace’s Amazing Machines TV Poster Image
age 5+
Second installment of fun show still busts stereotypes.
Network: CBeebies
(2019)
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Unravel the Dusk: The Blood of Stars, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Magical tailor fights demon for her soul in lively fantasy.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2020)
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Deeplight Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Undersea fantasy delivers gallons of reading pleasure.
By Frances Hardinge
(2020)
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Dread Nautical Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Turn-based action game with some violence, touch choices.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One
(2020)
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StoryPick - Read with Quizzes App Poster Image
age 12+
Poorly written junk fiction full of ads and bad grammar.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2020)
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The Guinevere Deception: Camelot Rising, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Arthur's fair maiden freshly reimagined as powerful witch.
By Kiersten White
(2019)
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The League of Legend Keepers: Shadows Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Poorly constructed story, inferior production, silly scares.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Supernova: Renegades, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Slow build to finale packed with superhero action.
By Marissa Meyer
(2019)
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Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Princess in Black and the Bathtime Battle Book Poster Image
age 5+
Princess-heroes team up to fight (and clean) stinky monster.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2019)
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Yaga Game Poster Image
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age 12+
Short, folksy fantasy tale with mild combat, player choice.
Platforms: Apple Arcade, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Drive (2019) Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Trite action movie has mild language, product placement.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Catie's Amazing Machines TV Poster Image
age 5+
Stereotype-busting STEM show has lots of fun vehicles.
Network: Comcast Kid Central, CBeebies
(2018)
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Godzilla: King of the Monsters Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Monster movie sequel is muddled, violent, overly long.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Hyperdrive (2019) TV Poster Image
age 12+
Fast, fun racing obstacle course competition for cars.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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