Parent reviews for A Curse So Dark and Lonely: Cursebreaker, Book 1

Common Sense says

Modern "Beauty" tale has complex characters, gore, humor.
Based on our expert review

Parents say

age 15+
Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 13+
Based on 8 reviews
Adult Written byMicaelah B. April 9, 2020


I absolutely loved this book. Especially for the fact that it had very minimal sexual themes (no sex- besides implication that a character had previously done it with someone, but no description for that, one kiss and some vague thoughts, one side gay character), and focused much more on the amazing fantasy world and the political situation (their magical kingdom is going to war and they have to figure it out). The writing flowed great and I remember hardly any cursing, one drinking scene where two characters get drunk. The characters were really strong and passionate. The violence wasn't too descriptive besides some wounds described and one or two slight torture scenes but it wasn't too bad, might scare younger kids but I'm sensetive and wasn't too disturbed.
Lots of themes of sacrifice for love and the good of others above yourself.

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Positive Messages
Positive role models
Parent of a 7-year-old Written byNurul H. February 28, 2020

Fractured Fairytale - Beauty and the Beast

I loved the storyline and how descriptive it can be. Although there were parts when I felt frustrated at how each of the character behaved.

This title contains:

Educational Value
Drinking, Drugs & Smoking