Book Reviews

Seven Wonders Book 4: The Curse of the King Book Poster Image
age 10+
Gifted kids infiltrate the enemy in action-focused fantasy.
By Peter Lerangis
(2015)
The Return: Disney Lands, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
An Ember in the Ashes Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing romantic fantasy will make readers want a sequel.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2015)
Half Wild: The Half Bad Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature, gory, riveting story of warring witches.
By Sally Green
(2015)
Jack: The True Story of Jack & the Beanstalk Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
The Island of Dr. Libris Book Poster Image
age 8+
Kids, book characters, mad scientist in wacky, upbeat tale.
By Chris Grabenstein
(2015)
Ferals Book Poster Image
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age 8+
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
The Whisper: The Riverman Trilogy, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Deep-thinking fantasy lovers will dive into this sequel.
By Aaron Starmer
(2015)
Nightbird Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween pals, family curse, romance in sweet, dreamy tale.
By Alice Hoffman
(2015)
The Evertree: Spirit Animals, Book 7 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
Witherwood Reform School, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Creepy school holds kids captive in dark, funny fantasy.
By Obert Skye
(2015)
The Whispering Trees: The Thickety, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Creepy sequel has violent clashes, ethical dilemmas.
By J.A. White
(2015)
The Wicked Will Rise: Dorothy Must Die, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Amy and her quest take a darker turn in imaginative sequel.
By Danielle Paige
(2015)
Shadow Scale: Seraphina, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Quest for half-dragons grows in characters, complexity.
By Rachel Hartman
(2015)
The Haunting of Sunshine Girl, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen girl helps lingering spirits in chilling horror tale.
By Paige McKenzie
(2015)
All the Answers Book Poster Image
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age 9+
Worried girl gets magical pencil in reassuring story.
By Kate Messner
(2015)
The Box and the Dragonfly: The Keepers, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Twisty brainteaser of a fantasy is a keeper.
By Ted Sanders
(2015)
Firefight: The Reckoners, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
New setting, twists add intrigue to violent superhero saga.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2015)
The Boy Who Lost Fairyland Book Poster Image
age 10+
Changelings return to Fairyland in twist to dazzling series.
By Catherynne M. Valente
(2015)
Crystal Keepers: Five Kingdoms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting high-tech turn for the wordy series.
By Brandon Mull
(2015)

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