Originally posted 2015-11-17 12:00:45.   Title: The Authorities Author: Scott Meyer Published: September 28, 2015 Pages: 328 Genre: Mystery/Comedy Kid Friendly Rating: 12+ The book opens with a non-sexual scene involving an adult toy, but it is mostly PG-PG-13 on balance. Contains some violence, mostly in the form of suspects resisting arrest.

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Originally posted 2015-10-24 12:00:39.   Title: Red Rising Series: Red Rising Trilogy Author: Pierce Brown Published: January 28, 2014 Pages: 401 Genre: Science Fiction/Thriller Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ This book can be downright grisly at times. Extreme violence is accepted, and even encouraged behavior in this society. The author often paints this violence negatively, but it is…

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Originally posted 2015-10-17 17:00:54. WHAT. HOLY CRAP. YESSSS.  Ok..ok…ok……..OKAY. Now that my initial excitement has calmed down and I’ve had 2 watches of the first episode; I’m beyond hooked. Within the first 15 minutes of this series it had it all: action, humour, suspense and intrigue. Some unnecessary fan service for the guys, but hey,…

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Originally posted 2015-10-10 12:30:55.   Title: Spirited Away Director: Hayao Miyazaki Release Date: July 7, 2001 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 125 minutes Starring: ● Daveigh Chase ● Suzanne Pleshette ● Jason Marsden Kid Friendly Rating: 9+. The movie features several spooky monsters and storylines, and some characters smoke and drink ambiguous substances. Click here…

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Originally posted 2015-10-07 02:02:33. What. A. Rollercoaster.  That’s really the only thing to say after it’s first season came guns-a-blazing out of the gate. “Rokka” rarely takes its foot off the gas pedal, its superb sense of mystery and suspense will keep you glued to the screen and frothing at the mouth to see what’s…

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Originally posted 2015-09-30 12:30:58. Title: Master of Formalities Author: Scott Meyer Published: July 7, 2015 Pages: 448 Genre: Science Fiction/Comedy Kid Friendly Rating: 10+ The book includes some details about an ongoing war, but descriptions of the violence are not especially gruesome or realistic.

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Originally posted 2015-09-19 11:45:46. Title: Guardians of the Galazy Director: James Gunn Release Date: August 1, 2014 Genre: Sci-Fi, Action, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 121 Minutes Starring: Chris Pratt as Peter Quill Zoe Saldana as Gamora Dave Bautista as Drax Vin Diesel as Groot (Voice) Bradlet Cooper as Rocket (Voice) Kid Friendly Rating:  In our house we have watched this movie…

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Originally posted 2015-09-16 11:44:32. Title: The Martian Author: Andy Weir Published: 2011 (e-book); March 2013 (audiobook); February 2014 (hardcover) Pages: 369 Genre: Science Fiction/Thriller Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ for some coarse language; however, there is enough realistic science in the book that I would hesitate to discourage any mature science-minded kids from reading it.

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Originally posted 2015-09-12 08:36:23. Title: Pee-wee’s Big Adventure Director: Tim Burton Release Date: August 9, 1985 Genre: Family, Comedy, Adventure MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 91 Minutes

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Originally posted 2015-09-05 12:21:42. Title: The Book of Life Director: Jorge R. Gutierrez Release Date: October 17, 2014 Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy MPAA Rating: PG Running Time: 95 minutes Starring: ● Diego Luna ● Zoe Saldana ● Channing Tatum Kid Friendly Rating: A good Disney analog is the animated Hercules (1997). The film delves significantly into…

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Originally posted 2015-07-23 22:01:53. Title: World of Darkness Developer: White Wolf (older) or Onyx Path (current) depending on which book you buy Platform(s): Tabletop RPG Release Date(s):1991 – Present Genre: Sci-fi/Supernatural/Real-World Players: As many as a GM can emotionally handle. Kid Friendly Rating: Perhaps 15+, this is completely dependent on the storyteller. This is a more adult series for sure,…

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Originally posted 2015-07-11 16:25:48. Title: The Hunger Games Director: Gary Ross Release Date: March 23, 2012 Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi MPAA Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 142 minutes

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Originally posted 2015-07-01 16:00:47. Title: The Book of Three Author: Lloyd Alexander Published: March 12,1964 Pages: 217 Genre: Fantasy Series:  The Chronicles of Prydain Kid Friendly Rating: Ages 8+ (Reading level is the main reason)

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Originally posted 2015-06-25 15:38:26. Title: Rifts Developer: Palladium Books Platform(s): Tabletop RPG Release Date(s):1990 – Present Genre: Sci-fi/Fantasy Players: As many as a GM can emotionally handle. Kid Friendly Rating: Perhaps 10, if rules are kept light and the appropriate setting is used. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and After the Bomb could be a fun setting considering the relevance of…

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Originally posted 2015-06-18 15:00:13. Title: Jurassic World Director: Colin Trevorrow Release Date: 6/10/2015 Genre: Action/Adventure/Sci-fi MPAA Rating: Pg-13 Running Time: 2hr 4min

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