Forever for a Year

Book review by Lucinda Dyer, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 16+

Freshman first-love tale has some insight, lots of sex.

Parents say

age 17+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

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age 18+


Sexually explicit. Not just saying that they had a sexual encounter, but details on body parts and activity. Any "message" in the story is lost. Even without the sexual passages, a poorly written book.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
age 15+

Too much S-E-X!

I guess other kids were doing things like this when they were 14, I sure wasn't. Written in a jarring stream-of-conscious style, 'Forever For a Year' tries very hard to rise above teen softcore, but never quite gets there. Lots of sex, lovingly described in every icky detail, and most of the rest of the book never rises above gossip & canned sentiment. Did I mention there's too much sex?

This title has:

Too much sex

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