Book Reviews

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age 13+
Strong female leads navigate a confusing magic world.
By Susan Dennard
(2016)
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age 4+
Fun, upbeat story of a boy, a trombone, and jazz.
By Troy Andrews
(2015)
age 5+
Friends' fairy adventures are fun intro to fantasy.
By Daisy Meadows
(2005)
age 9+
Highly detailed, scene-by-scene retelling of the film.
By Tom Angleberger
(2015)
age 13+
Blockbuster finale to addictive sci-fi fairy-tale series.
By Marissa Meyer
(2015)
age 12+
Tale of superpowered court intrigue grows darker.
By Marie Lu
(2015)
age 14+
Teen hostages fight for survival in intense sci-fi tale.
By Erin Bow
(2015)
age 5+
Guests wait while princess fights monsters in fun sequel.
By Shannon Hale, Dean Hale
(2015)
age 8+
Sassy, quippy graphic novel shreds princess conventions.
By Ursula Vernon
(2015)
age 11+
Final Discworld novel hits the mark with rich fantasy.
By Terry Pratchett
(2015)
age 10+
Sly combo of two fairy tales makes for literary magic.
By Neil Gaiman
(2015)
age 3+
Sweet playdate story promotes friendship and free play.
By Jacky Davis
(2015)
age 4+
Silly, sweet princess tale is an offbeat delight.
By Kate Beaton
(2015)
age 8+
Victorian fantasy a creepy, fun read for ghost-story fans.
By Emma Trevayne
(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)
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age 12+
Strong (but long) sequel about book characters come to life.
By Jodi Picoult, Samantha Van Leer
(2015)
age 14+
Satisfying fantasy romance full of political intrigue.
By Mary E. Pearson
(2015)
age 8+
Uproarious princess adventure is clever, sarcastic, zany.
By Sarah Courtauld
(2015)
age 10+
Slapstick, sweetness, sorrow in epic fairy-tale-world saga.
By Chris Colfer
(2014)

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