Book Reviews

Twilight of the Elves: The Adventurers Guild, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
Fantasy sequel fueled by action, humor, zombie elves.
By Zack Loran Clark, Nick Eliopulos
(2018)
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Shadow of the Fox Book Poster Image
age 13+
Samurai, demons, Japanese folklore; very cool, kind of gory.
By Julie Kagawa
(2018)
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Fangsgiving Book Poster Image
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age 3+
Vampire learns the meaning of family in funny holiday tale.
By Ethan Long
(2018)
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Damsel Book Poster Image
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age 16+
Dark, twisty dragon quest tale has sex, gore, brutality.
By Elana K. Arnold
(2018)
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The House in Poplar Wood Book Poster Image
age 9+
Teens bond, match wits with Death in riveting tale.
By K.E. Ormsbee
(2018)
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Vampirina in the Snow Book Poster Image
age 4+
Vampire girl gives tips on how to have wintry fun outdoors.
By Anne Marie Pace
(2018)
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A Map of Days:  Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Creepy series installment adds lots of teen angst.
By Ransom Riggs
(2018)
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The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein Book Poster Image
age 12+
Clever retelling of horror classic from female perspective.
By Kiersten White
(2018)
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Sawkill Girls Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Teens hunt shape-shifting beast in eerie fantasy thriller.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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Small Spaces Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Tween horror done right: scary, not gory, with some heart.
By Katherine Arden
(2018)
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9 from the Nine Worlds: Magnus Chase and the Gods of Asgard Book Poster Image
age 10+
Companion book to Norse mythology series best for fans.
By Rick Riordan
(2018)
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Two Dark Reigns: Three Dark Crowns, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Characters lack drive in third volume of triplet queen tale.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Muse of Nightmares: Strange the Dreamer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Absorbing fantasy reckons with trauma's awful impact.
By Laini Taylor
(2018)
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The Iron Flower: The Black Witch Chronicles, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Dramatic, overlong sequel tackles prejudice thoughtfully.
By Laurie Forest
(2018)
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And the Ocean Was Our Sky Book Poster Image
age 14+
Violent, gripping fantasy turns "Moby Dick" upside down.
By Patrick Ness
(2018)
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The Broken Vow: Spill Zone, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Tough sisters battle other-dimension beasts in trippy tale.
By Scott Westerfeld
(2018)
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Nightblood: The Frostblood Saga, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Lovers' quarrels stifle this dark fantasy finale.
By Elly Blake
(2018)
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A Thousand Beginnings and Endings Book Poster Image
age 13+
Modern authors meet Asian mythology in stellar anthology.
By Ellen Oh, Elsie Chapman
(2018)
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A Reaper at the Gates: An Ember in the Ashes, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Compelling, violent installment sets up an epic final book.
By Sabaa Tahir
(2018)
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Invisible Ghosts Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Cute but predictable teen romance … with ghosts.
By Robyn Schneider
(2018)
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