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I Wish You All the Best Book Poster Image
age 14+
Nonbinary teen finds love in solid coming-of-ager.
By Mason Deaver
(2019)
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Jackpot Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Fun lottery ticket quest tale explores race, class issues.
By Nic Stone
(2019)
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The Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel III Game Poster Image
age 14+
Streamlined tale successfully concludes vast trilogy.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2019)
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Weverse App Poster Image
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age 16+
K-pop fans connect when translation tool works.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Wayward Son:  Simon Snow Series, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Road trip takes a dark turn in riveting fantasy sequel.
By Rainbow Rowell
(2019)
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Code Vein Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Tough tale with vampires, lots of blood, objectified women.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Stygian: Reign of the Old Ones Game Poster Image
age 16+
Dismal noir horror with equally dismal gameplay.
Platforms: Windows
(2019)
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The Politician TV Poster Image
age 16+
Violence, murder, dark dealings in high school-set drama.
Network: Netflix
(2019)
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Contra Rogue Corps Game Poster Image
age 16+
Bloody twin-stick shooter appeals only to franchise fans.
Platforms: Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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The Stars and the Blackness Between Them Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen girls fall in love, face death in breathtaking tale.
By Junauda Petrus
(2019)
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There Will Come a Darkness: The Age of Darkness, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Mature fantasy with complex characters is full of surprises.
By Katy Rose Pool
(2019)
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Snow, Glass, Apples Book Poster Image
age 16+
Fairy tale favorite gets dark, violent, sexy makeover.
By Neil Gaiman
(2019)
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Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass Book Poster Image
age 14+
Teen brings revolution to Gotham in vibrant graphic novel.
By Mariko Tamaki
(2019)
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Hunt: Showdown Game Poster Image
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age 16+
Play hunter & hunted in violent, bloody survival horror.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Unpregnant Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Road-trip-to-abortion tale is touching comedy of errors.
By Jenni Hendriks, Ted Caplan
(2019)
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The Grace Year Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Dystopian tale is harrowing, haunting, lyrical.
By Kim Liggett
(2019)
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The Girl the Sea Gave Back Book Poster Image
age 14+
Sky in the Deep companion has rich detail, Viking violence.
By Adrienne Young
(2019)
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Out of Omaha Movie Poster Image
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age 16+
Excellent coming-of-age docu; cursing, drinking, smoking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Five Dark Fates: Three Dark Crowns, Book 4 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Bloody but satisfying end to mature magic-sisters series.
By Kendare Blake
(2019)
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Wicked Saints Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Provocative but bloody Gothic fantasy trilogy starter.
By Emily A. Duncan
(2019)
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