Book Reviews

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age 8+
 
Dark fantasy has chills, thrills, fresh take on superhero.
By Jacob Grey
(2015)
age 12+
 
New setting, twists add intrigue to violent superhero saga.
By Brandon Sanderson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Nonstop superhero action with diverse heroes and villains.
By Stan Lee, Stuart Moore
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Kids jump in and out of book worlds in wacky series start.
By James Riley
(2015)
age 9+
 
Superhero graphic novel has African mojo, lacks clarity.
By Eric Dean Seaton
(2014)
age 10+
 
Satisfying finale full of gods, giants, and fond farewells.
By Rick Riordan
(2014)
age 9+
 
Superheroes make a comeback in crash-pow installment.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2014)
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age 15+
 
Violent future fantasy has dynamic art, confusing plot.
By Farel Dalrymple
(2014)
age 10+
 
Characters lack oomph, but adventure stays high in sequel.
By Peter Lerangis
(2014)
age 13+
 
Dark, enchanting, violent tale of faery-killing teen girl.
By Elizabeth May
(2014)
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age 10+
 
Live-wire adventure offers something new for comics fans.
By Paul Pope
(2013)
age 9+
 
Exciting sequel keeps momentum of telepathic elf-girl tale.
By Shannon Messenger
(2013)
age 10+
 
Another thrilling adventure, this time in the underworld.
By Rick Riordan
(2013)
age 9+
 
Slower-paced superhero sequel keeps violence in check.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2013)
age 8+
 
More magic and mayhem as comic Cold Cereal epic continues.
By Adam Rex
(2013)
age 10+
 
Super-teens clash with ancient history in OK series start.
By Peter Lerangis
(2013)
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age 9+
 
Hilarious saga of middle-schooler with supervillain parents.
By Lee Bacon
(2012)
age 9+
 
Supervillain-in-training tale a good fit for superhero fans.
By Jeramey Kraatz
(2012)
age 9+
 
Super-imaginative adventures of girl whisked to elf world.
By Shannon Messenger
(2012)
age 4+
 
Exciting look at the fun (and fatigue) of being a superhero.
By Michael Chabon
(2011)