Book Reviews

Ash Princess Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Torture, genocide make absorbing fantasy for mature teens.
By Laura Sebastian
(2018)
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Furyborn: Empirium, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Riveting teen fantasy follows two fierce women warriors.
By Claire Legrand
(2018)
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The Cobalt Prince: 5 Worlds, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 8+
New dangers, unexpected allies enliven galactic quest.
By Mark Siegel, Alexis Siegel
(2018)
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Queens of Fennbirn: Three Dark Crowns Series Book Poster Image
age 14+
Two prequel stories deftly explore betrayal and power.
By Kendare Blake
(2018)
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Stormcaster: Shattered Realms, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Spies, pirates, palace intrigue heat up complex tale.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2018)
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Princess Pulverizer Series Book Poster Image
age 6+
Atypical princess story is spirited, funny, full of burps.
By Nancy Krulik
(2018)
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The Prince and the Dressmaker Book Poster Image
age 12+
Charming, cross-dressing prince breaks the fairy tale mold.
By Jen Wang
(2018)
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Time Jumpers: Five Kingdoms, Book 5 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Series finale loses momentum but ends in heroic flourish.
By Brandon Mull
(2018)
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Fairy Mom and Me, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Fluffy fun for fairy fans encourages teamwork, patience.
By Sophie Kinsella
(2018)
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The Heart Forger: The Bone Witch, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Complex monster/kingdom fantasy amps up gore.
By Rin Chupeco
(2018)
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The Serpent's Secret: Kiranmala and the Kingdom Beyond, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Rushed, fun adventure with Indian princess in combat boots.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2018)
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The Hazel Wood Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Captivating tale of teen thrust into the world of folklore.
By Melissa Albert
(2018)
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Dragon Bones: The Unwanteds Quests, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 9+
Magical twin girls shine in this slow-starting story.
By Lisa McMann
(2018)
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Gone Rogue: Wires and Nerve, Vol. 2: The Lunar Chronicles Series Book Poster Image
age 12+
Graphic novel series ender has both action and depth.
By Marissa Meyer
(2018)
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The Belles Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Richly imagined dark fantasy explores the price of beauty.
By Dhonielle Clayton
(2018)
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The Cruel Prince: The Folk of the Air, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Tricky fantasy will keep readers guessing until the end.
By Holly Black
(2018)
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Beasts Made of Night Book Poster Image
age 12+
Riveting, intricately detailed, Africa-influenced fantasy.
By Tochi Onyebuchi
(2017)
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Adventures from the Land of Stories: The Mother Goose Diaries and Queen Red Riding Hood's Guide to Royalty Book Poster Image
age 10+
Hilarious, weird, edgy companions to fairy tale series.
By Chris Colfer
(2015)
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Princess Hair Book Poster Image
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age 5+
Jubilant celebration of girls' hairstyles, hair textures.
By Sharee Miller
(2017)
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The Glass Spare, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Fans of magical fantasy will enjoy absorbing tale.
By Lauren DeStefano
(2017)
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