Parents' Guide to

A Confusion of Princes

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Exciting space adventure morphs into clever coming-of-ager.

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+
Exciting sci fi story with likable main character, Khemri. Parents should know there is explicit talk of sex between main characters, so not great for younger audiences. There are also issues about consent and the main character imagines his other life as a prince and not seeking consent first.

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Too much sex

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Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Although action-packed, A CONFUSION OF PRINCES takes a little time to develop its true theme: that a life of wealth and privilege doesn't necessarily bring happiness. Readers of a less technical bent may be puzzled by the jargon used to describe future technology. But author Garth Nix keeps the suspense high and the tone light throughout, and the book builds to an exciting and affecting conclusion.

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