Parents' Guide to

Lure: Read Chat Fiction

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Subpar shock stories fine if free, but not worth the money.

App iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android Free to try Books
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 15+

Based on 3 parent reviews

age 18+

Slow updates

This is a great app but they need to allow the readers to ask questions or reviews. I understand that most of these authors have full time jobs and families but really started reading a book and the author has not updated the book in 5 weeks or more, this is horrible This is how you lose readers Book: Molten Chocolate
age 18+

Great app, not for kids

I think this is a great app for getting young adults into reading, however, the content is definitely not suited for anyone under 18

This title has:

Too much sex

Privacy Rating Warning

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  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are not collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (3 ):
Kids say (1 ):

There's nothing redeeming about this chat fiction story app, other than the free three-day trial. These very short stories with predictable plots, gruesome and salacious shock factors, and boring dialogue (not to mention misspellings and grammatical errors) make Lure: Read Chat Fiction a poor entry in this text message-based app genre.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Subjects: Language & Reading : reading
  • Pricing structure: Free to try ($7.99/month)
  • Release date: October 12, 2017
  • Category: Books
  • Publisher: RepresentLY
  • Version: 1.0.1
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 8.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up
  • Last updated: July 11, 2020

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