Book Reviews

age 10+
 
Often tragic, often bloody stories with a fun Percy twist.
By Rick Riordan
(2015)
age 10+
 
Twins and friends fight magic villains in exciting sequel.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
age 14+
 
Adult sequel to popular Princess Diaries series delivers.
By Meg Cabot
(2015)
age 8+
 
Strong finish for modern, fast-paced fairy tale-fantasy.
By Shelby Bach
(2015)
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age 8+
 
Smart, funny fantasy strong on characters' bond.
By John David Anderson
(2015)
age 10+
 
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)
age 9+
 
Strange, sad, and surprisingly sweet story of friendship.
By Lane Smith
(2015)
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age 13+
 
Invasion of sea dwellers fuels gripping sci-fi thriller.
By Michael Buckley
(2015)
age 15+
 
Dark magic, gore, hot faerie romance mark mature fantasy.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2015)
age 8+
 
Fewer thrills, more relationship focus in this installment.
By E.D. Baker
(2015)
age 10+
 
Tale of Disney villains' kids has cliché plot, characters.
By Melissa de la Cruz
(2015)
age 10+
 
New Kingdom Keepers series best for fans of previous one.
By Ridley Pearson
(2015)
age 8+
 
Exciting, funny, fractured fairy tale of boy vs. giants.
By Liesl Shurtliff
(2015)
age 4+
 
Charming sneezing panda learns how to fix mistakes.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 8+
 
Wrap-up of multimedia series is hasty but satisfying.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 13+
 
Romantic fantasy has strong writing, weak heroine.
By Melinda Salisbury
(2015)
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age 3+
 
Spare text and evocative art capture dog's beach adventure.
By Jorey Hurley
(2015)
age 9+
 
Charming early stories from master of fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 13+
 
Absorbing prequel from the evil queen's perspective.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 5+
 
Funny alphabet stories have some big words, mild dark side.
By Oliver Jeffers
(2014)

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