Parents' Guide to

Rebel Belle

By Karen Wirsing, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Witty repartee boosts Southern belle-turned-superhero tale.

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A Lot or a Little?

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

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age 16+

Based on 1 parent review

age 16+

Not for kids under 16!

As a parent of two young daughters, I'm blown away that any parents would be fine with their young kids reading material that has all kinds of sexual content of same sex conversation as well as plenty of bad language starting in the first chapter. Why shape your preteen kids on such grown up material?

This title has:

Too much sex
Too much swearing
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1 ):
Kids say (5 ):

When New York Times bestselling author Rachel Hawkins pitched this book to her publishers, she described it as "Legally Blonde meets The Terminator" -- and somehow, she pulls it off. The first few pages will have readers wondering whether they can endure an entire book filled with over-the-top teen jibber-jabber such as, "like totally" and "Omigod," but eventually the characters come to life with relatable qualities and real-life issues.

The chatty and quick-witted repartee between characters becomes a major part of Rebel Belle's charm, along with the fact that the heroine, Harper Price, makes a pretty fierce warrior.

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