Book Reviews

age 14+
 
Satisfying fantasy romance full of political intrigue.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2015)
age 13+
 
Princess must choose prince in fun, fast-paced sequel.
By Kiera Cass
(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 9+
 
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2015)
age 13+
 
More palace intrigue, less war in winning sequel.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2015)
age 10+
 
Thrilling series conclusion spotlights value of education.
By Shannon Hale
(2015)
age 13+
 
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
age 9+
 
Slow storytelling in an intriguing fantasy realm.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)
age 9+
 
Spin-off with brave girl best for loyal Septimus Heap fans.
By Angie Sage
(2014)
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age 16+
 
No sugar plum fairies in fevered, violent Nutcracker tale.
By Claire Legrand
(2014)
age 9+
 
Brave kids, scary monsters, lessons galore in series debut.
By M.A. Larson
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fairy tale twist adds to the fun in popular series.
By Rachel Renee Russell
(2014)
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age 14+
 
Boy sees life through eyes of servant girl in heavy tale.
By Corinne Duyvis
(2014)
age 14+
 
At times confusing fantasy-romance has fab princess heroine.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2014)
age 12+
 
Rousing finish to historical fairy-fantasy trilogy.
By Sarah Zettel
(2014)
age 13+
 
Thrilling, swoon-worthy romantic finale to popular series.
By Kiera Cass
(2014)
age 13+
 
Dark, enchanting, violent tale of faery-killing teen girl.
By Elizabeth May
(2014)
age 16+
 
Brutal, breathtaking historical epic is graphic but great.
By Susann Cokal
(2014)
age 9+
 
Fast-paced adventure, slow storytelling in series opener.
By Brandon Mull
(2014)

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