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Egg & Spoon Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A beautifully written, wildly imaginative modern fairy tale.
By Gregory Maguire
(2014)
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The Perilous Sea: The Elemental Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Entertaining fantasy plagued by scattered subplots.
By Sherry Thomas
(2014)
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Theatrhythm Final Fantasy: Curtain Call Game Poster Image
age 12+
Fun rhythm game with great music and a bit of mild violence.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney Game Poster Image
age 12+
Clever nonviolent puzzle crossover is fun, smart play.
Platforms: Nintendo 3DS
(2014)
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The Flash TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Arrow spin-off tells lighter tale of likable hero.
Network: CW
(2014)
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Angels Among Us TV Poster Image
age 12+
Spiritual reality show focuses on family ... and death.
Network: TLC
(2014)
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The Rule of Thoughts: The Mortality Doctrine, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Second book in cyberpunk saga loses steam.
By James Dashner
(2014)
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Wizard Wars TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Magic competition features fun; some iffy images.
Network: Syfy
(2014)
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Half a King Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gripping fantasy has adventure, intrigue, some gore.
By Joe Abercrombie
(2014)
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The Islands at the End of the World Book Poster Image
age 12+
Strong heroine, spirituality anchor gripping eco-thriller.
By Austin Aslan
(2014)
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Marina Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Gothic tale set in Barcelona raises goosebumps.
By Carlos Ruiz Zafon
(2014)
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The Quest TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Fun fantasy/reality competition with a few scares.
Network: ABC
(2014)
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The Klaatu Terminus: The Klaatu Diskos, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Multiple time lines converge in rewarding sci-fi finale.
By Pete Hautman
(2014)
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Bad Luck Girl: The American Fairy Trilogy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
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Chantress Alchemy: Chantress, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Sequel has less fantasy, less excitement, but more intrigue.
By Amy Butler Greenfield
(2014)
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The House Movie Poster Image
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age 12+
Sweet Korean animated ghost story has complex themes.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2011)
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The Inventor's Secret Book Poster Image
age 12+
Nasty Brits rule 1816 New York in clever steampunk twist.
By Andrea Cremer
(2014)
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Gilded Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
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Fairy Tail TV Poster Image
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age 12+
Sexy, violent anime with some merit, mixed messages.
Network: Online
(2011)
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Let the Storm Break: Sky Fall, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
More cosmic perils, teen romance in "air-elemental" sequel.
By Shannon Messenger
(2014)
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