A Court of Wings and Ruin: A Court of Thorns and Roses, Book 3

Book review by Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Gore, sex, epic battle against evil in twisty faery tale.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 24 reviews

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age 18+

Good book, but not for kids

I personally like the book, but I’m in my 30’s. This is definitely not a kid’s book. There are graphic war scenes and a lot of sex scenes. There’s quite a bit of swearing, too.

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Too much sex
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age 18+

Pure bad. Garbage.

The protagonists are all self-absorbed, entitled, violent to anyone that's not their friends, shallow, selfish people. There's no merit to this series. None. I can't think of one good thing- a single redeeming quality - about these. The writing is exaggerated and melodramatic, the main character Feyre only thinks of herself and her precious friends and acts in a way that harms the general population under their rule. She and her friends physically attack anyone who just slightly insults them, even if they themselves initiated the badmouthing in the first place. Several times they maim/attack/ hit the other person who dared to oppose the main character or her friends. All the main characters are extremely rude and insufferable and not good role models for kids at all. I'd go so far as saying this is worse than Twilight. There's a scene where Feyre gives a blow job to Rhysand, her partner, in the middle of a war. These characters think of nothing other than shagging each other. The rest of the world can go in fire. Honestly, even if you're an adult in need of a decent fantasy erotica, go look somewhere else. There are better ones than this disaster. If you're a sensible, responsible parent, don't let your kids read this.

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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For kids who love fantasy romance and adventure

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