The Bone Witch

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

age 12+

Tale of dead-raising witch more coming-of-age than morbid.

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 3 reviews

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age 13+

Solid Fantasy read

I liked the themes but sometimes had a hard time following the story as it moved backward and forward in time. Probably will hold off until my fantasy reader turns 13 before recommending it, because if the pacing and some drinking. If she asked for it, I'd let her read it at 12. I always have bonus points for a book with a POC teen protagonist.

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age 16+

Recommend to 16 and up

This book is good enough to be entertaining for most adults but definitely not for anyone younger than 16 or 15 years of age, definitely not for elementary School aged children. The first book in the series it's pretty harmless in terms of violence and sexual references (there's a bit more of that in the second book). A good series to invest in if you're into fantasy/ paranormal, strong female character The author clearly took her inspiration from asia and geisha

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