Book Reviews

Everland Book Poster Image
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age 12+
Steampunk version of Peter Pan takes a dark turn.
By Wendy Spinale
(2016)
Queen of Hearts Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Creepy, gory, violent origin story of Alice's mean queen.
By Colleen Oakes
(2016)
Outlaws of Time: The Legend of Sam Miracle Book Poster Image
age 8+
Thrilling, time-traveling Old West fantasy adventure.
By N. D. Wilson
(2016)
Death Weavers: Five Kingdoms, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Meandering plot but much heroism in intriguing purgatory.
By Brandon Mull
(2016)
Rise of the Wolf:  Mark of the Thief, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Second in fantasy series keeps the action going strong.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2016)
Unhooked Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Gory, monster-filled fantasy romance best for genre fans.
By Lisa Maxwell
(2016)
Hoodoo Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Creepy chills galore in Southern supernatural thriller.
By Ronald L. Smith
(2015)
The Door by the Staircase Book Poster Image
age 8+
Orphan girl meets witch in exciting, imaginative tale.
By Katherine Marsh
(2016)
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)
Milo Speck, Accidental Agent Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny fantasy encourages problem-solving, resilience.
By Linda Urban
(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)
Circus Mirandus Book Poster Image
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age 9+
A mesmerizing journey through a wonderful, magical world.
By Cassie Beasley
(2015)
Beyond the Kingdoms: The Land of Stories, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
A Grimm Warning: The Land of Stories, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
The Isle of the Lost: The Descendants, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(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)
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)
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)
Mark of the Thief, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Exciting kickoff to fantasy series in ancient Rome.
By Jennifer A. Nielsen
(2015)

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