Parents' Guide to

The Chaos of Stars

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Romantic fantasy with Egyptian gods a fun mom-daughter read.

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Actiony and adventure-filled this is not -- until the very end. When a fantasy tale throws ancient gods in the mix, readers expect the following: a dangerous quest, vengeful gods with impossible requests, teens with powers. OK, we've all been reading a lot from Rick Riordan. THE CHAOS OF STARS may be as witty or wittier than Percy Jackson, but the closest thing Isis' 16-year-old daughter, Isadora, has to powers is a knowledge of all languages and a keen eye for how to decorate any room in your home.

So no, it's not a "boy book." In fact, girls, grab a copy for mom and get ready for a low-key but meaningful discussion on mother-daughter relationships. Isadora starts the book desperate to be away from her mother and slowly works toward understanding her. Or, you could also just enjoy Chaos for the sweet romance. Ry's all kinds of dreamy -- those eyes -- and you'll be yelling at your book until stubborn Isadora admits she's fallen for him. While we're all wondering if she'll ever listen to reason, the sparring dialog between Isadora and Ry is big fun.

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