TV Reviews

Bloodshot Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Good sci-fi idea thwarted by dull, violent filmmaking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 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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Tomorrow I'll Be Kind Book Poster Image
age 3+
Book about kindness is beautiful but preachy.
By Jessica Hische
(2020)
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Yes No Maybe So Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Engaging blend of activism and cross-cultural romance.
By Becky Albertalli, Aisha Saeed
(2020)
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Don't Read the Comments Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heartfelt tale tackles sexism and racism in gaming industry.
By Eric Smith
(2020)
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Infinity Son: Infinity Cycle, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Diverse cast, complex characters shine in superhero fantasy.
By Adam Silvera
(2020)
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One of Us Is Next: The Sequel to One of Us Is Lying Book Poster Image
age 14+
Truth or Dare turns deadly in fun but formulaic mystery.
By Karen M. McManus
(2020)
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Cheer TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Engrossing docuseries follows cheer team champions.
Network: Netflix
(2020)
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I Am Perfectly Designed Book Poster Image
age 3+
Gentle, loving tale of an affirming father-son relationship.
By Karamo Brown, Jason "Rachel" Brown
(2019)
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Children of Virtue and Vengeance: Legacy of Orisha, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
African fantasy keeps up suspense in battle-heavy sequel.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2019)
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Why? Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Girl stops supervillain in funny tale with powerful message.
By Adam Rex
(2019)
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Angel Mage Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting fantasy has fierce women, angelic magic, adventure.
By Garth Nix
(2019)
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Fry Bread Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Lyrical tale shows role of special food in family, culture.
By Kevin Noble Maillard
(2019)
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Kiki & Jax: The Life-Changing Magic of Friendship Book Poster Image
age 3+
Upbeat pro-tidying tale shows how mess can intrude on fun.
By Marie Kondo
(2019)
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Six Goodbyes We Never Said Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teens struggle with grief, mental illness in moving novel.
By Candace Ganger
(2019)
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Look, I'm Making It Up! App Poster Image
age 3+
Interactive story says dance to the beat of your own drum.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad
(2019)
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PlayKids - Learn Through Play App Poster Image
age 3+
Content galore includes shows, games; subscription needed.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Overwatch Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fantastic, frantic shooter with some violence, open chat.
Platforms: Mac, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Sema Run App Poster Image
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age 3+
"A" is for "Africa" in engaging letter-sound game.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Last True Poets of the Sea Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional story of healing, friendship, family, and romance.
By Julia Drake
(2019)
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