Book Reviews

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 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
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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age 13+
 
Rich fantasy world meets Beauty/Beast-style mature romance.
By Rosamund Hodge
(2014)
age 8+
 
Timid girl becomes hero in brisk "Snow Queen" update.
By Karen Foxlee
(2014)

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