Book review by Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Contemporary Beauty-Beast tale curses shallow rich kid.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 5 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 39 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Amazing book

This book is a modern day Beauty and the Beast. I hated the movie but this book was amazing. It is so detailed. It also made me feel better about myself because I am a bit of a reclusive person. There is so much details in the book. It is like an own world to get lost in.

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age 13+

Lousy, Boring, and Poorly Written

This book was terrible. The characters were too light and ditsy, and there was no depth to anything. I found it very hard to finish. Some people weren't meant to be authors.

This title has:

Great messages
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking

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