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Bennett's War Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable crowd-pleaser feels like a motocross commercial.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Fireborne:  The Aurelian Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Dragon fantasy series start has compelling action, intrigue.
By Rosaria Munda
(2019)
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Scars Like Wings Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Inspiring story of a burned teen finding her new normal.
By Erin Stewart
(2019)
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Wonder Woman: Bloodlines Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed tale with powerful women has violence, cursing
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Anthem Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Ambitious story of teens' eye-opening road trip in 1969.
By Deborah Wiles
(2019)
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Pumpkinheads Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Delightful graphic novel about friendship, food, and fall.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Falling Inn Love Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Predictable but family-friendly romance with feisty heroine.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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2:HRS Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Offbeat British teen comedy has suspense, slapstick action.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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Teen Titans: Raven Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen hero struggles with amnesia in clever origin story.
By Kami Garcia
(2019)
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Girl Gone Viral Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Tech-based story has great messages but is light on thrills.
By Arvin Ahmadi
(2019)
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The Princess and the Fangirl: A Geekerella Fairy Tale: Once Upon a Con, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
"Prince and the Pauper" update is cute, fun, but falls flat.
By Ashley Poston
(2019)
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The Perfect Date Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid romcom fun with two charismatic leads; swearing.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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Nelke and the Legendary Alchemists: Ateliers of the New World Game Poster Image
age 12+
Lighthearted town builder almost plays itself.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4
(2019)
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The Last Voyage of Poe Blythe Book Poster Image
age 12+
Action-packed adventure tale of revenge, political secrets.
By Ally Condie
(2019)
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Darius the Great Is Not Okay Book Poster Image
age 12+
Unforgettable, heartwarming story of friendship and family.
By Adib Khorram
(2018)
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Grand-Daddy Day Care Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Slapstick tale with lots of old-time celebs; comic drug use.
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(Release Year: 2019)
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For a Muse of Fire Book Poster Image
age 12+
Captivating alternate-Asia fantasy has magic, suspense.
By Heidi Heilig
(2018)
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Vanity Fair TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Bland literary adaptation even dulls edgy protagonist.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2018)
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I'll Be Next Door for Christmas Movie Poster Image
age 12+
Zany family comedy has a little swearing, sexual innuendo.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Archenemies: Renegades, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel is slow to build, full of super-spy intrigue.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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