Book Reviews

Legacy: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 8 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Action-packed return to form in elf-girl epic series.
By Shannon Messenger
(2019)
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The BFG [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 9+
Girl befriends goodhearted giant in funny fantasy.
By Roald Dahl
(2006)
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The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Politics take center stage in suspenseful fantasy.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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Flashback: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 7 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Little is resolved in colossal teen-elf epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2018)
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War Storm: Red Queen, Book 4 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Occasional thrills but mostly uneven fantasy finale.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2018)
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A Court of Frost and Starlight: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 4 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Festive, less violent installment sizzles with faerie sex.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2018)
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The Burning Maze: The Trials of Apollo, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Evil Caligula reigns again in high-action Apollo sequel.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Children of Blood and Bone: Legacy of Orisha, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Young women aim to save magic in exciting African fantasy.
By Tomi Adeyemi
(2018)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Renegades, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 12+
Slow start, but much intrigue in supervillain/hero tale.
By Marissa Meyer
(2017)
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Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
First-rate, spellbinding story of misfit girl who's magic.
By Jessica Townsend
(2017)
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Nightfall: Keeper of the Lost Cities, Book 6 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 9+
Teen elves face cosmic peril, crushes in epic installment.
By Shannon Messenger
(2017)
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The Ship of the Dead: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Doomsday-thwarting excitement in a banana-yellow ship.
By Rick Riordan
(2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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King's Cage: Red Queen, Book 3 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 13+
Author returns to form with nail-biting third installment.
By Victoria Aveyard
(2017)
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Caraval, Book 1 [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Sisters escape abusive father to play dangerous magic game.
By Stephanie Garber
(2017)
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Carve the Mark [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 13+
Twist-filled fantasy romance is occasionally dark, violent.
By Veronica Roth
(2017)
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Heartless [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 12+
Queen of Hearts origin story is fanciful, not too dark.
By Marissa Meyer
(2016)
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The Hammer of Thor: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard, Book 2 [node:content-type] Poster Image
age 10+
Loads of excitement plus intro of gender-fluid character.
By Rick Riordan
(2016)
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Ghosts [node:content-type] Poster Image
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age 8+
Insightful, moving graphic novel of sisters facing fears.
By Raina Telgemeier
(2016)
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