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The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue: Montague Siblings, Book 1

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Funny, exciting escapades of bisexual English teen in 1700s.

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

What age should read this?

There's nothing bad or explicit. would definite let my daughter (14) to read. Very nice plot line though.

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This 1700s road trip story is a fun, funny, and exciting summer read. The Gentleman's Guide to Vice and Virtue has lots to sink your teeth into, the story clips along at a good pace, and author Mackenzi Lee strikes a good balance between humor, action, and suspense. Teens will relate to Monty's desire to escape family problems and responsibilities and just have fun on the road for a while.

Monty's inability to see what's really going on gets frustrating sometimes, and most of the surprises or twists are easy to figure out way before he does. But his troubled past and struggle to accept himself, warts and all, inspires empathy. Sexual preference, racism, and gender inequality are all relatable issues the teen characters struggle with. Serious history buffs may balk at some of the updated language, like using "disrespect" as a verb. But teen readers looking for a fun read who can go along for the ride will enjoy Monty, Percy, and Felicity's exploits.

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