Book Reviews

Twilight Hauntings: Enchanter's Child, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Mild magical fantasy has sweet and quirky characters.
By Angie Sage
(2020)
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The House in the Cerulean Sea Book Poster Image
age 14+
Beautifully written tale of magic and transformation.
By TJ Klune
(2020)
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Crave, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Just like Twilight, but set in Alaska with more swearing.
By Tracy Wolff
(2020)
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Forged in Fire and Stars Book Poster Image
age 13+
Girl seeks her destiny in so-so fantasy adventure.
By Andrea Robertson
(2020)
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Deeplight Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Undersea fantasy delivers gallons of reading pleasure.
By Frances Hardinge
(2020)
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Tigers, Not Daughters Book Poster Image
age 14+
Grieving sisters find strength in enchanting, ghostly drama.
By Samantha Mabry
(2020)
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Ronan Boyle and the Swamp of Certain Death: Ronan Boyle, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
More gross, wacky, hysterical fun in Ronan's rescue quest.
By Thomas Lennon
(2020)
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The Chaos Curse: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Chaotic tale with solid message that diverse stories matter.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2020)
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Incendiary, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intricate fantasy blends violent court intrigue with magic.
By Zoraida Córdova
(2020)
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Red Hood Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Clever feminist spin on fairy tale honors power of women.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2020)
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If We Were Giants Book Poster Image
age 8+
Heart, thrills, tragedy, triumph in exciting eco-adventure.
By Dave Matthews, Clete Barrett Smith
(2020)
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Aru Shah and the Tree of Wishes: Pandava, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Aru learns about absent father in exciting installment.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2020)
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Deathless Divide: Dread Nation, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Engaging, occasionally uneven finale to a great story.
By Justina Ireland
(2020)
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Wicked as You Wish: A Hundred Names for Magic, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Chaotic save-the-kingdom mashup tale with rampaging ogres.
By Rin Chupeco
(2020)
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The Midnight Lie Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Same-sex love story drives compelling Winner's spin-off.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2020)
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The Kingdom of Back Book Poster Image
age 12+
Mozart's sister steps up in witty historical fantasy.
By Marie Lu
(2020)
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The Shadow Arts: Monstrous Devices, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teen and his grandpa battle forces of evil in exciting romp.
By Damien Love
(2020)
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Chain of Gold: The Last Hours, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Shadowhunters fight poisoning demons in exciting spin-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2020)
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Confessions of a Dork Lord Book Poster Image
age 8+
Tale of magic-impaired underdog on quest is slow, overdone.
By Mike Johnston
(2020)
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Race to the Sun Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fun girl hero drives fast-paced, modern take on Navajo myth.
By Rebecca Roanhorse
(2020)
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