The Fault in Our Stars
Romance, caring, philosophy -- this novel-to-screen teen sensation has it all. Perhaps too much.
Popular sci fi novel hits the big screen in November
Read the book before heading to theaters.
New movie for Pride and Prejudice devotees
Shannon Hale's 'Austenland' takes living inside fantasy to a whole new level.
Can "brave-ry" be over the top?
5 Reasons Why I Won’t See The Hunger Games
This review probably won't be popular, but it's important to talk about these issues.
The Power of Six (Lorien Legacies #2)
I don't think this series is worth worrying about.
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|highly recommended: you must read this!
recommended: age-appropriate and entertaining
acceptable: not outstanding but not problematic
some reservations: contains potentially problematic scenes or concepts
not recommended: not appropriate for intended readers