Clockwork Prince: Infernal Devices, Book 2

Book review by Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Fantasy sequel has strong female characters, more violence.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 3 reviews

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 25 reviews

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age 13+
I think this book was great. My daughter and I recently read this and loved it! I read the book and found the characters to be overly lovable, especially Tessa! Though I want to give parents a heads up, the ‘too much sex, nudity, etc.’ category may be a little misleading, they do not have sex. It’s just some teasing and passion. Personally, I don’t think it’s much since there’s plenty of PG-13 movies and shows that show caressing and teasing on screen. Though I also want to mention, a character named Jin is injected by a ‘deadly’ drug and has to use it daily in order to stay alive. I have taught my daughter right from wrong; not to do drugs. She seemed to pass by it! One more thing to add is that a character does die. I think it depends on your kid whether they’re squeamish to death or not! Lastly, this book showed my daughter that women can be independent! It was lovely seeing a strong heroine as the main character.

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2 people found this helpful.
age 15+

Favorite series EVER!

I love this series. It is set in my favorite era, Victorian. Although you should know that there is quite a bit of violence, drug use, and passion between Tessa and two different boys. For the mature young adult it is a great read.

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
1 person found this helpful.

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