Book Reviews

age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
age 8+
Sassy, quippy graphic novel shreds princess conventions.
By Ursula Vernon
(2015)
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
age 8+
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
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age 8+
Smart, funny fantasy strong on characters' bond.
By John David Anderson
(2015)
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
age 9+
Strange, sad, and surprisingly sweet story of friendship.
By Lane Smith
(2015)
age 15+
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
age 8+
Fewer thrills, more relationship focus in this installment.
By E.D. Baker
(2015)
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 13+
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
age 9+
Charming early stories from master of fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 8+
Magical, real worlds collide in action-packed sequel.
By Shelby Bach
(2014)
age 12+
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
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age 14+
Dark, violent reimagining of Oz makes Dorothy evil dictator.
By Danielle Paige
(2014)
age 16+
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
By Susann Cokal
(2014)
age 8+
Cosmic slapstick and mayhem as wacky Arthurian saga ends.
By Adam Rex
(2014)

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