Parents' Guide to

Lips Touch Three Times

By Debra Bogart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 15+

Wildly inventive, wonderful fairy tales for mature teens.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

Community Reviews

age 14+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 16+

Foreshadowing of a girl's downfall too obvious

age 16+

For mature teens only. 16+..

Blatant objectifying of young women. Concerned about this for teens under 16.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (3 ):

Each of these three fantastically imagined tales could stand as the quintessential fairy tale. Each heroine is modern enough to make up her own mind about love, despite inherent dangers. Each is helped by a distinctively wise older woman, and handsome, honorable, and good men are also cast. Delightfully creepy goblins and monsters and not a few demons also come to life: Like all fairy tales, there is some danger mixed in with the beauty.

The lush language is as delicious as a peach, with phrases so beautiful you could almost believe that Laini Taylor sold her soul for the magic ability to craft them. A beautiful book design with rich endpapers and several pages of black, white, and red illustrations for each story depict the worlds within. Readers of fairy tales and fantasy both will love this book.

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