Brave Story by Miyuki Miyabe

                                                     (book cover links to Goodreads) Keywords: alternate world, wish battle, psychological/ emotional Stars: ★★★★★ Summary: Young Wataru Mitani's life is a mess. His family has problems they never told…

Coraline by Neil Gaiman

(book cover links to Goodreads) Keywords: mild horror, children's, other world Stars: ★★ Summary: The day after they moved in, Coraline went exploring.... In Coraline's family's new flat are twenty-one windows and fourteen doors. Thirteen of the doors open and close. The fourteenth is locked, and on the other side is only a brick wall,…

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende

                                                     (book cover links to Goodreads) Keywords: children's, adventure, world in a world Stars: ★★★ Summary: The book centers on a boy, Bastian Balthazar Bux, a small and strange child…