Movie Reviews

Adult Life Skills Movie Poster Image
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Quirky dramedy explores loss, family, moving forward.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2019)
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The Wicked King: The Folk of the Air, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Politics take center stage in tricky fantasy novel.
By Holly Black
(2019)
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The Fix TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Violent O.J. case shrouds awkward legal drama.
Network: ABC
(2019)
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Captive State Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Dark, disconnected, but smart alien invasion movie.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2019)
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One Piece: World Seeker Game Poster Image
age 14+
Live the Straw Hat Pirate life in this open world adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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Courting Darkness Book Poster Image
age 14+
Absorbing historical fiction ramps up the palace intrigue.
By Robin LaFevers
(2019)
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Mortal Engines Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Inept, derivative, violent sci-fi fantasy based on YA novel.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Heroine Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Honest, empathetic story of teen athlete's opioid addiction.
By Mindy McGinnis
(2019)
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Shout Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Poignant, poetic memoir about healing from sexual assault.
By Laurie Halse Anderson
(2019)
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Opposite of Always Book Poster Image
age 14+
Boy tries to stop girl's death in romantic time-travel tale.
By Justin A. Reynolds
(2019)
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Shadowgun Legends App Poster Image
age 14+
Great console quality shooter occasionally misfires.
Devices: iPhone, iPad, Android
(2019)
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The Widow TV Poster Image
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age 14+
Great actors lend gravitas but this drama fails to launch.
Network: Amazon Prime Video
(2019)
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Nobly - Acts of Kindness App App Poster Image
age 14+
Social network encourages kindness; privacy concerns.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2019)
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Rayne & Delilah's Midnite Matinee Book Poster Image
age 14+
Poignant friendship story is full of heart, horror fandom.
By Jeff Zentner
(2019)
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Lady Smoke: Ash Princess, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 14+
Warring kingdom sequel not as compelling as Book 1.
By Laura Sebastian
(2019)
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A Curse So Dark and Lonely Book Poster Image
age 14+
Modern "Beauty" tale has complex characters, gore, humor.
By Brigid Kemmerer
(2019)
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World Book Poster Image
age 14+
Powerful first-person accounts put faces to refugee crisis.
By Malala Yousafzai
(2019)
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The Girl King Book Poster Image
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age 14+
Action-filled fantasy series off to a violent start.
By Mimi Yu
(2019)
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Proven Innocent TV Poster Image
age 14+
Predictable procedural has violence, innuendo, and drinking.
Network: Fox
(2019)
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Jump Force Game Poster Image
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age 14+
Fandom-focused fighter has lots of hits and anime hype.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2019)
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