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Parents' Guide to

Dirty Wings

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Sex, drugs, rock, mythology fill dark paranormal tale.

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What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 12+

Based on 1 parent review

age 12+

this is an amazing book i loved it

ok besides the swearing, drugs and alcohol usage i loved the book i would totally read that every day

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (1 ):

Author McCarry has a fine ear for snarky hipster dialogue and uses it well to define her characters. Told in flash-forward and flashback in alternating chapters, DIRTY WINGS is clearly part of a larger story, serving to define the history, the characters, and the forces behind the events in Book 1 and Book 3, all of which show a fondness for Nirvana and Greek mythology.

Although sometimes overly purple, her descriptions of popular music's soul-and-body-shaking effects will strike a chord with many a teen whose life was saved by rock 'n' roll -- though these particular characters are racing headlong toward doom and self-destruction.

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