Book Reviews

Curse of the Forgotten City: Emblem Island, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Exciting high-seas magical, mythical adventure.
By Alex Aster
(2021)
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Midnight Train: Enchanter's Child, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Finale pulls into the station with adventure and heart.
By Angie Sage
(2021)
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Thrive: The Overthrow, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 11+
Nonstop action and mayhem in alien-invasion finale.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2021)
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Aru Shah at the City of Gold: Pandava, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Indian myth quest tale stays exciting in this volume.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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Rule of Wolves: King of Scars Duology, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
The Grishaverse goes to war in complex, engaging finale.
By Leigh Bardugo
(2021)
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Blessed Monsters: Something Dark and Holy, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Satisfying trilogy ender has monster romance, gory violence.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2021)
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Rowley Jefferson's Awesome Friendly Spooky Stories Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mild scares and laughs for Wimpy Kid fans.
By Jeff Kinney
(2021)
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Down Comes the Night Book Poster Image
age 14+
Slow-burn romance, page-turning suspense in magical fantasy.
By Allison Saft
(2021)
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Amber & Clay Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Lyrical, epic tale of ancient Greece is emotionally intense.
By Laura Amy Schlitz
(2021)
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Covet: Crave, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
More sexy stuff in overstuffed paranormal soap sequel.
By Tracy Wolff
(2021)
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Chain of Iron: The Last Hours, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Heavy drinking, steamy stuff in soapy Shadowhunter sequel.
By Cassandra Clare
(2021)
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The Desolations of Devil's Acre: Miss Peregrine's Peculiar Children, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Series finale ramps up intense action and fantasy violence.
By Ransom Riggs
(2021)
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The Iron Raven: The Iron Fey: Evenfall, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
High-action faery world spin-off series stars famous Puck.
By Julie Kagawa
(2021)
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All the Tides of Fate: All the Stars and Teeth, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Queen is unworthy of her cool magical world in finale.
By Adalyn Grace
(2021)
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Into the Heartless Wood Book Poster Image
age 14+
Gripping romantic fantasy is dark, lyrical, violent.
By Joanna Ruth Meyer
(2021)
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We Free the Stars: Sands of Arawiya, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Shaky storytelling in gory finale to Arabian-style epic.
By Hafsah Faizal
(2021)
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City of the Plague God Book Poster Image
age 11+
Action-packed tale of Middle East myths, magic, monsters.
By Sarwat Chadda
(2021)
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Tales from the Hinterland: The Hazel Wood, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 16+
Dark fairy tales feature young women in deadly jeopardy.
By Melissa Albert
(2021)
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The Three Billy Goats Gruff -- The FULL Story Book Poster Image
age 4+
Dynamic art, clever text make for fun update of classic.
By Richard Jackson
(2020)
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Hatch: The Overthrow, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Half-alien teens fight back in violent, overstuffed sequel.
By Kenneth Oppel
(2020)
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