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Vice Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Irreverent, mature biopic about VP Dick Cheney.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2018)
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Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel Book Poster Image
age 15+
Powerful novel deals with suicide, anxiety, and loneliness.
By Val Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, Justin Paul
(2018)
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Line Webtoon - Daily Comics App Poster Image
age 15+
Diverse but mature collection of user-created comics.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android
(2018)
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Okja Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Extreme peril, swearing in violent eco-fable.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2017)
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Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency TV Poster Image
age 15+
Quirky sci-fi comedy is fun but can be violent.
Network: BBC America
(2016)
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The Crown TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Exquisite bio-series is complex and compelling.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
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A Court of Mist and Fury: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dark faery romance sequel filled with sex, gore, magic.
By Sarah J. Maas
(2016)
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Lady Midnight: The Dark Artifices, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Shadowhunter fans will love, but the romance is nothing new.
By Cassandra Clare
(2016)
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Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection Game Poster Image
age 15+
Hilarious action games with frequent firefights, some blood.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2015)
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What If Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Sweet but mature romcom about friends in love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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City of Heavenly Fire: The Mortal Instruments, Book 6 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Fans won't mind length of mature series send-off.
By Cassandra Clare
(2014)
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Turn: Washington's Spies TV Poster Image
age 15+
Historical series doesn't downplay war's graphic realities.
Network: AMC
(2014)
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"Chandelier" (CD single) Music Poster Image
age 15+
Dark alt-pop song about drinking to escape has edgy video.
By Sia
(2014)
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12 Years a Slave Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Imperfect but must-see epic drama with major cruelty.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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The Program, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 15+
Dystopian romance links teen suicide and memory.
By Suzanne Young
(2013)
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The Bible Movie Poster Image
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age 15+
Biblical reenactments are theatrical and very violent.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Vikings TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Violent, mature drama has amiable, legendary hero.
Network: History
(2013)
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Code Name Verity Book Poster Image
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age 15+
Plot-twisting, heart-wrenching, unforgettable WWII story.
By Elizabeth Wein
(2012)
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Soul Eater TV Poster Image
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age 15+
Formulaic anime is violent but interesting.
Network: Adult Swim
(2013)
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