Book review by Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 14+

Girl's online life gets real in smart thriller.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 13+

Based on 2 reviews

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age 15+

Good start, obvious finish.

I listen to audio books at work and I am determined to listen everything by a Black Author. So searching for Black Sci-Fi on Libby Slay came up. Now, I knew from the title that it would be heavy on "girl power" but it started off very nice even if ridiculous (a 17 y/o girl built a virtual reality mmorpg all by herself? Lol Riiiight) but I loved the concept. It gave hints of "Black Folks cant have nothing" with a strong dose of "Black excellence". This is where the good end and misandrist, Black middle classed yearning for acceptance begins. In all, you walk away feeling like racism is a thing of the past and all the problems if the Black race now come from young Black men. I started this review a 3 star rating but remembering details and the agenda of the book necessitates a 2 star rating.

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