Book Reviews

The Whatnot Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery siblings face cosmic battle in exciting sequel.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2013)
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Exile: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
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And I Darken, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing read imagines the early years of a female Dracula.
By Kiersten White
(2016)
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All's Faire in Middle School Book Poster Image
age 9+
Fun graphic novel about Ren Faire girl has great messages.
By Victoria Jamieson
(2017)
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There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea Book Poster Image
age 14+
Epic romantic fantasy adventure is poetic and violent.
By Maggie Tokuda-Hall
(2020)
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A Song Below Water Book Poster Image
age 14+
Emotional fantasy about two girls who seize their power.
By Bethany C. Morrow
(2020)
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Artemis Fowl, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Witty and exciting series start with irresistible antihero.
By Eoin Colfer
(2001)
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Clockwork Princess: Infernal Devices, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Enthralling trilogy conclusion tugs at the heartstrings.
By Cassandra Clare
(2013)
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Legendborn Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Riveting Arthurian legend retelling set in secret societies.
By Tracy Deonn
(2020)
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Three Dark Crowns, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Thrilling but very dark tale of murderous triplet queens.
By Kendare Blake
(2016)
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The Queen of Nothing: The Folk of the Air, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Clever fantasy in Faerie ends with charm and enchantment.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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The Bronzed Beasts: The Gilded Wolves, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Venice-set finale combines thrills and depth.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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The Peculiar Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Half-faery boy fights to save his sister in magical fantasy.
By Stefan Bachmann
(2012)
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The Other Normals Book Poster Image
age 14+
Misfit gamer learns to connect in quirky dual-world fantasy.
By Ned Vizzini
(2012)
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Otherbound Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Boy sees life through eyes of servant girl in heavy tale.
By Corinne Duyvis
(2014)
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Pennyroyal Academy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Brave kids, scary monsters, lessons galore in series debut.
By M.A. Larson
(2014)
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The Heart of Betrayal: The Remnant Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Satisfying fantasy romance full of political intrigue.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2015)
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