Book Reviews

Jade Fire Gold Book Poster Image
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age 13+
Chinese folklore-fueled fantasy brims with action, romance.
By June C. L. Tan
(2021)
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The Beatryce Prophecy Book Poster Image
age 9+
Lively fable celebrates friendship, girl (and goat) power.
By Kate DiCamillo
(2021)
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The Christmas Pig Book Poster Image
age 8+
Quirky holiday odyssey helps boy cope with loss and divorce.
By J. K. Rowling
(2021)
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Egg Marks the Spot: Skunk and Badger, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 7+
Funny, whimsical adventure of friendship and rocks.
By Amy Timberlake
(2021)
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Dark Rise Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Almost no one to root for in cruel, mature fantasy world.
By C.S. Pacat
(2021)
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Pax: Journey Home Book Poster Image
age 10+
Boy and fox struggle, heal in gripping, heart-filled sequel.
By Sara Pennypacker
(2021)
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Into the Dying Light: The Age of Darkness, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sweeping finale of end-times drama centers gay love story.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2021)
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The Bronzed Beasts: The Gilded Wolves, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Venice-set finale combines thrills and depth.
By Roshani Chokshi
(2021)
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Bright Star Book Poster Image
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age 4+
Beautiful, poignant tale of border life through fawn's eyes.
By Yuyi Morales
(2021)
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Redemptor: Raybearer, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Empress struggles to fulfill prediction in dazzling sequel.
By Jordan Ifueko
(2021)
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Time for School, Little Blue Truck Book Poster Image
age 4+
Blue helps a friend in need in cheerful school tale.
By Alice Schertle
(2021)
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The Hollow Heart: Forgotten Gods, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Intriguing end to LGBTQ+ fantasy romance duology.
By Marie Rutkoski
(2021)
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The Girl from the Sea Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teen falls for aquatic shape-shifter in swoony romance.
By Molly Knox Ostertag
(2021)
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Six Crimson Cranes Book Poster Image
age 12+
Fascinating fantasy steeped in East Asian folklore.
By Elizabeth Lim
(2021)
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Goldilocks: Wanted Dead or Alive Book Poster Image
age 9+
Further adventures of fairy tale hero are not too hot.
By Chris Colfer
(2021)
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The Hidden Knife Book Poster Image
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age 10+
Fantastic fantasy world, cool gargoyles, but rushed story.
By Melissa Marr
(2021)
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Force of Fire: A Kingdom Beyond Novel Book Poster Image
age 10+
Demon-girl adventure has wackiness and heart.
By Sayantani DasGupta
(2021)
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The One and Only Sparkella Book Poster Image
age 4+
Father-daughter bond shines with glittery goodness.
By Channing Tatum
(2021)
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The Firebird Song Book Poster Image
age 8+
Mythic coming-of-age adventure pits hope against fear.
By Arnée Flores
(2021)
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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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