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Cinders & Sapphires: At Somerton, Book 1

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

First in fun series is like a Downton Abbey for teens.

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age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

I Love This Book!

Please read!!! People just be like, "This book is from the last century, sooo boring" but give it a try! I honestly thought that this book was hideous, but now I won't stop reading it! I'm looking foward to buying the other books. Can you give me some money so I can buy them? Just kidding! But yeah, this book is perfection. I just thought that some words were kinda inappropriate for 12 years olds. But THIS IS THE MOST IMPORTANT PART OF MY REVIEW! Don't stop reading please! Does someone know when the movie is coming out? Inbox me if you think you know. Thank you very much!

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Readers who like descriptions of English countryside manors, romance, fancy dresses, and conversations full of double meanings will find plenty to like in this breathless first installment. CINDERS & SAPPHIRES is a bit overstuffed with scandal, but the pronounced plotting will keep the pages turning -- and ensure that readers stay hungry for the next book in the series. While they're waiting for the publication of Book 2, teens will have plenty to talk and think about, including how much has changed since 1910 -- and how they would have fought for their own dreams in such a highly managed society.

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