Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
age 10+
 
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 8+
 
Kids, book characters, mad scientist in wacky, upbeat tale.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
age 14+
 
Amy and her quest take a darker turn in imaginative sequel.
By Danielle Paige
(2015)
age 8+
 
Bold girl dives into author mom's story in wild romp.
By Angelica Banks
(2015)
age 9+
 
Family rivalries get complex, but sequel still excites.
By Dianne K. Salerni
(2015)
age 8+
 
Villains, dragons, prince meet middle school in fun romp.
By Laurie McKay
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
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age 16+
 
No sugar plum fairies in fevered, violent Nutcracker tale.
By Claire Legrand
(2014)
age 13+
 
Brilliant installment in lyrical fantasy is unputdownable.
By Maggie Stiefvater
(2014)
age 12+
 
Teens join bizarre, one-eyed vigilante in wacky adventure.
By Carl Hiaasen
(2014)
age 11+
 
Short stories about Four are fun if a bit underwhelming.
By Veronica Roth
(2014)
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age 9+
 
Fun, exciting twist on the King Arthur legend.
By Dianne K. Salerni
(2014)
age 8+
 
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Dark, violent reimagining of Oz makes Dorothy evil dictator.
By Danielle Paige
(2014)
age 8+
 
Action picks up in fairy tale fantasy sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2013)
age 14+
 
Haunting gothic horror novel is a devil of a tale.
By April Genevieve Tucholke
(2013)

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