All Reviews

The Skeleth: The Nethergrim, Book 2 Book Poster Image
age 10+
Pace and emotional depth increase in medieval fantasy.
By Matthew Jobin
(2016)
The Last Blade 2 Game Poster Image
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age 10+
Strategy-heavy fighter with mild violence for fans only.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita
(2016)
The Novice: Summoner, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 12+
Teens train with demons for battle in exciting series start.
By Taran Matharu
(2015)
Dead Island Definitive Collection Game Poster Image
age 18+
Bloody, intense zombie collection only good for series fans.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Movie Poster Image
age 14+
A good Jane Austen movie, but a poor zombie movie.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Highlights Monster Day: Play at Home Game for My Preschooler App Poster Image
age 3+
LEARNING
Preschoolers help cute monsters navigate their day.
Devices: iPhone, iPod Touch, iPad, Android, Fire phone, Kindle Fire
(2016)
Monster & Son Book Poster Image
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age 2+
Monstrously funny -- and sweet -- book perfect for bedtime.
By David LaRochelle
(2016)
Lumo Game Poster Image
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age 11+
Mind-bending puzzler with distinct nostalgic flavor.
Platforms: Linux, Mac, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Fallout 4: Far Harbor Game Poster Image
age 18+
First-person RPG add-on is bloody, brutal, full of choices.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
The Shadow Queen: Ravenspire, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Magic, dragons, and romance bolster mildly flawed fantasy.
By C. J. Redwine
(2016)
Ajin: Demi-Human TV Poster Image
age 16+
Humans summon immortal killers in intense, violent anime.
Network: Netflix
(2016)
Battleborn Game Poster Image
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age 13+
Cartoon shooter is less graphic than most others in genre.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
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)
Total War: Warhammer Game Poster Image
age 14+
Difficult, violent, yet rewarding fantasy war simulation.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
The Witch Movie Poster Image
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age 17+
Intense, fascinating Puritan horror tale has blood and gore.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2016)
Tiny Barbarian DX Game Poster Image
age 10+
Retro action heavy on nostalgia but light on substance.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2016)
Doom Game Poster Image
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age 18+
Violent, bloody, yet fun shooter for mature gamers only.
Platforms: PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox One
(2016)
Flamecaster: Shattered Realms, Book 1 Book Poster Image
age 13+
Absorbing fantasy romance full of spies and palace intrigue.
By Cinda Williams Chima
(2016)
Shadow of the Beast Game Poster Image
age 18+
Engaging, strange, but bloody action remake.
Platforms: PlayStation 4
(2016)
The Darkness Movie Poster Image
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age 14+
Interesting characters but lackluster scares.
In Theaters Now
(Release Year: 2016)

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