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Elites of Eden: Children of Eden, Book 2

By Michael Berry, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Dystopian mind-control tale grows even more complicated.

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age 13+

Based on 1 parent review

age 13+

Chaste embrace?

"I pull him suddenly, almost violently, to me, pressing the length of my body against his. His eyes widen, but a second later, he's kissing me back. I grab his hand, move it where I want it and it feels so right and so wrong..." pg. 22 A "chaste embrace"????The two star rating is for Common Sense Media's assessment. Please reconsider standards for sexual content.

Is It Any Good?

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The clichés of YA dystopian fiction are well known by now, but this middle volume of a breathless sci-fi trilogy employs most of them. In Elites of Eden, no thought goes unexpressed by Yarrow/Rowan as she attempts to understand how she has been brainwashed by her elders. The plot makes crazy leaps in logic, and most of the characters are defined in a single dimension. But younger teens may enjoy the hyped-up storytelling, where almost anything can happen at any time, as the children of Eden choose their own destinies.

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