Monday's Not Coming

Book review by Rachel Sarah, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Gripping thriller about a girl disappearing without a trace.

Parents say

age 14+

Based on 4 reviews

Kids say

age 14+

Based on 12 reviews

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age 14+

Heavy yet important topics

This book is so very well written and powerful. It addresses some very complex and painful topics. I think this would be a good teen book, but some children may find this book scarey. Even as an adult, I may have bad dreams due to the content.

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age 14+
Even though there was a lot of language and a bit of sex talk in this book, I managed to finish it.

This title has:

Educational value
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing

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