Crave, Book 1

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Just like Twilight, but set in Alaska with more swearing.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 10 reviews

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age 16+

Feels like its written for 14 year olds but with smut

Crave is one of those trashy YA novels, you read it because its so trashy its entertaining. It does have a bit of educational value with how life is like living in Alaska but there's not much else good to say about it. Its poorly written with major plot holes, and seems to be targeted at 13 and 14 year old's even though the characters are 17. It feels like the author is talking down on YA books as a whole even though this is one and the plot is a mess you've got vampires, dragons, werewolves, witches, gargoyles, necromancy, etc as the series continues it just becomes more of a mess of how much chaos can I cause in this series and all of the main characters are ridiculously overpowered. I say its written for 13 and 14 year olds but I rated it at 16+ because there are some steamy scenes and they get even more steamy in future books... For those that read smut normally this is nothing but for YA the content is really pushing the boundaries. I think its entertaining if you're in it for a laugh and not the actual plot but considering how long the series is I wouldn't recommend it.

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