Book Reviews

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age 7+
Retelling of familiar tale has exquisite art, rich prose.
By Neil Gaiman
(2014)
age 7+
Sweet adventure focuses on friendship and care of animals.
By Elise Allen, Halle Stanford
(2014)
age 8+
Empowering, sweet story about the fears that haunt us.
By Jason Segel, Kirsten Miller
(2014)
age 10+
More adventure, romance as Annie and Liam help Snow White.
By E.D. Baker
(2014)
age 10+
Deliciously macabre, well-spun tale for fans of horror.
By Jonathan Auxier
(2014)
age 10+
Grisly, dark fairy tale has heartwarming and funny moments.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2013)
age 9+
Goofy horror/action comedy has serious underpinnings.
By Paolo Bacigalupi
(2013)
age 8+
Adventure, sweetness, peril, some loss in fairy tale sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2013)
age 10+
Second in alt princess series sparkles with wit, girl power.
By E.D. Baker
(2013)
age 10+
Offbeat princess tale values girls with skills over looks.
By E.D. Baker
(2012)
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age 14+
Zombie adventure with a twist is a cut above most.
By T. Michael Martin
(2013)
age 8+
Wacky, gripping sequel has slapstick, swordplay, sweetness.
By Christopher Healy
(2013)
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age 7+
Fabulous medieval fairy tale with mighty girl heroine.
By Jorge Aguirre
(2012)
age 15+
Zombie apocalypse meets mature high school-set thriller.
By Courtney Summers
(2012)
age 8+
Captivating, imaginative story of kids in fairy-tale world.
By Chris Colfer
(2012)
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age 12+
Complex, unique, and satisfying fairy-tale romance.
By Alethea Kontis
(2012)
age 9+
Grimm's witch returns to cook again in darkly funny tale.
By Keith McGowan
(2009)
age 10+
Exciting, funny, violent, and touching Hansel & Gretel tale.
By Adam Gidwitz
(2010)