Best Book I've Read in My Life
Best book I've read in my life.
SEX: 3 stars. Has some sex. One character used to be forced to work at a brothel, and she recalls sexual interactions and how it affected her mental health. People kiss, two boys kiss.
VIOLENCE: 4 stars. Violent, but if your teen or tween is mature, they could probably handle it. There are fights with stabbings, slashing, punching, embedded objects. Blood is mentioned, pain is described. Explosions. One character "raises" the dead.
EDUCATIONAL VALUE: 1 star. Has some info about gangs, merchants, a city society.
GREAT MESSAGES: 5 stars. perseverance, humanity, justice, love. Not only the protagonists show these traits, so do some antagonists. Some people in this book are seriously greedy, however.
GREAT ROLE MODELS: 4 stars. The six characters this book follows are street thugs, but they can put their differences aside for the common good, each other, and love. Many feel bad about what they did in the past or what has been done to them and work to make it better for others in the end.
SWEARING: 3 stars.
CONSUMERISM: Popular in the Grishaverse
DRINKING: Characters drink. One drug, Jurda Parem is addicting and kills.
GREATEST BOOK EVER.