Book Reviews

age 13+
 
Frothy, gory teenage-witch tale of family secrets, romance.
By Natalie Whipple
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Solid fantasy whodunit has lots of intrigue and magic.
By Leah Cypess
(2014)
age 8+
 
Multiplatform fantasy series ups the battle violence.
By Garth Nix, Sean Williams
(2014)
age 14+
 
Too-long send-off to an otherwise fantastic fantasy trilogy.
By Laini Taylor
(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 10+
 
Telepathic 12-year-olds return in exciting sequel.
By M.M. Vaughan
(2014)
age 9+
 
Series sequel stays exciting and high on action-violence.
By Chris Columbus, Ned Vizzini
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fast-paced adventure, slow storytelling in series opener.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
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age 12+
 
Adventurous fantasy weaves Korean mythology, martial arts.
By Christina L. Farley
(2014)
age 14+
 
Intriguing fantasy mixes modern-world dragons and politics.
By E. K. Johnston
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Action-driven fantasy finds focus as it goes.
By Carter Roy
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Dark fantasy chronicles a love that transcends time, death.
By Marcus Sedgwick
(2013)
age 13+
 
Depth and action in fantasy tale of star-crossed lovers.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2014)
age 12+
 
More cosmic perils, teen romance in "air-elemental" sequel.
By Shannon Messenger
(2014)
age 8+
 
Magic baker girl is kidnapped in fun, fast-moving sequel.
By Kathryn Littlewood
(2014)
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age 13+
 
Gargoyles-vs.-demons tale a fast read for paranormal fans.
By Jennifer Armentrout
(2014)
age 9+
 
Satisfying end to highly original, whimsical fantasy.
By Colin Meloy
(2014)
age 8+
 
Kids try to find town's lost magic in beguiling tale.
By Natalie Lloyd
(2014)
age 8+
 
Cosmic slapstick and mayhem as wacky Arthurian saga ends.
By Adam Rex
(2014)

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