City of Ashes: The Mortal Instruments, Book 2

Book review by Matt Berman, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

City of Bones sequel is gripping but a lot gorier.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 40 reviews

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age 12+


The book is great I would not say there is too much sex because that all happens in book one and book one is age appropriate. The violence is not bad because it's just killing werewolves are getting into fights. I say this is a great book for kids 12 and up or middle scholars also this book is great if you're looking for something to read.
age 13+

Another hit!

This book surprised me! Less cursing than the previous book in the series! Again some violence, but all for the better of the plot! Even a couple of references to the bible! Some sexual jokes and romance (kissing ect.) But overall a must-read!

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