Let the Sky Fall

Book review by Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Ponderous backstory bogs down "air elemental" romance.

Parents say

age 16+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 18 reviews

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age 18+

Overly erotic

I got halfway through before I quit reading it. The whole story is very erotic. There wasn’t any sex or nudity – at least not in the first half – but there is a LOT of attention given to the sexual attraction between the two main characters. It’s full of things like “my breath caught in my throat as I realized I was only a few inches from his bare chest“ and “when she took off her jacket I was disappointed that what she had underneath wasn’t small and lacy“ and “I could feel her heartbeat through her thin shirt.” Not only is the story more erotic and sexualized than I would want my kids reading, I decided it wasn’t great for me to be reading it either, which is why I quit halfway through. If you don’t mind the sexualization, I thought the story itself was fine.

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Too much sex
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age 14+


I am very disappointed that Shannon messenger would make a book with cursing. I liked her other books but this one was in the no zone. The attire they are wearing is not something i want my kid wearing and the concept of two people having to kiss to save the world is not something i would not want to read about. if inappropriate scenes were gone I would not even consider to read the book my daughter is 8 and does not need any bad role models in her life. If i were you I would get keeper of the lost cities it has a good plot and is appropriate that is a book my kids had no trouble reading.

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing

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