Eldest: The Inheritance Cycle, Book 2

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

age 10+

The epic saga continues -- and improves.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 10 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 72 reviews

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age 16+

Content more appropriate for an older crowd

Possible mild spoiler: I'm surprised there's nothing about the elves' festival in the "Parents Need to Know..." section. I was wavering over whether to let my son read this; the Bacchanalia feeling and the naked dancing girls decided me, along with the magic getting extra creepy in that scene. ("...the creature was... a conscious being bound and sustained by magic." The creature in question being a tattoo on the two naked girls' bodies.)

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Too much sex
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age 8+

Perfect for tweens and teens and adults intreseted

I love this book! There is just the concern about sex where it mentions that Katrina, Roran's fiance, slips inside his bedroom and remains there for the night. And it's not mentioned in the least bit, which is disturbing.

This title has:

Too much sex
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