Book Reviews

The Night Parade Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Gentle fantasy spotlights Japanese mythology.
By Kathryn Tanquary
(2016)
The Imposter Queen Book Poster Image
age 12+
Magical fantasy a fine escape for fans.
By Sarah Fine
(2016)
Truthwitch Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Strong female leads navigate a confusing magic world.
By Susan Dennard
(2016)
The Siren Book Poster Image
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age 12+
A light, enjoyable read for romantic-fantasy fans.
By Kiera Cass
(2016)
The Door by the Staircase Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
The Secrets of Valhalla Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy with Norse gods lacks clarity.
By Jasmine Richards
(2015)
Broken Ground: Spirit Animals: Fall of the Beasts, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Solid storytelling, intensity in spin-off series sequel.
By Victoria Schwab
(2015)
Rainbow Magic Series Book Poster Image
age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
The Nest Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Poignant sick-sibling tale blurs lines of real and imagined.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2015)
Warren the 13th and the All-Seeing Eye Book Poster Image
age 11+
Illustrated witchy, monstery tale offers goofy/creepy fun.
By Tania Del Rio
(2015)
A Tale of Highly Unusual Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
History, magic, foreign travel in exciting tween adventure.
By Lisa Papademetriou
(2015)
Zeroes, Book 1 Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Clever but overlong tale of superpowered misfit teens.
By Scott Westerfeld, Margo Lanagan, Deborah Biancotti
(2015)
Soundless Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Solid standalone fantasy is inspired by Chinese folklore.
By Richelle Mead
(2015)
My Diary from the Edge of the World Book Poster Image
age 8+
Magical, heartbreaking story about family and friendship.
By Jodi Lynn Anderson
(2015)
Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(2015)
Neverseen: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Elf kids fight the good fight in fantasy series installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2015)
The Rose Society: The Young Elites, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
The Tournament at Gorlan: Ranger's Apprentice: The Early Years, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slow start to prequel series with stalwart characters.
By John Flanagan
(2015)
Library of Souls: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Violent volume ends gothic trilogy with epic battle, hope.
By Ransom Riggs
(2015)
Upside-Down Magic Book Poster Image
age 8+
Laughs, life lessons in magical-misfit series start.
By Sarah Mlynowski, Lauren Myracle, Emily Jenkins
(2015)

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