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The House of the Spirits Book Poster Image
age 16+
Magical novel explores personal, political passions.
By Isabel Allende
(1985)
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Hatfields & McCoys Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Tense, violent epic finds human side of legendary conflict.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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The Do-Deca-Pentathlon Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Brothers reunite in warm indie dramedy; some language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Fat Kid Rules the World Movie Poster Image
age 16+
Unpopular teen faces tough climb in edgy dramedy.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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What Happens Next Book Poster Image
age 16+
Intense novel explores feelings of date-rape survivor.
By Colleen Clayton
(2012)
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Save the Date Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Racy romcom has realistic characters but needs more plot.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2012)
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Rise Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Sexier, slower second Nightshade prequel.
By Andrea Cremer
(2013)
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How to Lead a Life of Crime Book Poster Image
age 16+
School-for-criminals mystery turns very dark and violent.
By Kirsten Miller
(2013)
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How I Live Now Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark war drama depicts teen love, realistic violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Kite Runner Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Brilliant, violent Afghanistan novel will enlighten teens.
By Khaled Hosseini
(2003)
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The F- It List Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Girl takes on friend's bucket list; best for older teens.
By Julie Halpern
(2013)
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Winterspell Book Poster Image
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age 16+
No sugar plum fairies in fevered, violent Nutcracker tale.
By Claire Legrand
(2014)
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Empire TV Poster Image
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age 16+
Musical melodrama explores family, fame, and homophobia.
Network: Fox
(2015)
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Little Accidents Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Slow, somber drama about secrets has drinking, language.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Girlhood Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
French film offers bleak, affecting look at troubled teen.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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The Water Diviner Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Violent WWI-era drama wastes story's potential.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Adult Beginners Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Decent messages in tepid indie dramedy; language, drug use.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Mistress America Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Quirky, talky comedy has some laughs but rings false.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Sisters Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Fun but predictable comedy has swearing, drinking, sex.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Anesthesia Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
People seek escape through self-medication in somber drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
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