Parents' Guide to

This Wicked Fate: This Poison Heart, Book 2

By Barbara Saunders, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 14+

Teen attempts to reverse a tragedy in thrilling fantasy.

Book Kalynn Bayron Horror 2022
Two Black women holding hands, colorful flowers near their legs

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age 14+

Based on 1 parent review

age 14+

Parents need to discuss social values before venturing into this book series.

The protagonist, Briseis, believes that white society will infect her. The book also has very open relationships that are discussed throughout. Social workers have replaced police officers because the police officers were fired for misconduct. There is very little profanity, but it is there.

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Our review:
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This exciting duology conclusion tops the first book in thrills and fun characters (especially interesting female characters). This Wicked Fate follows author Kalynn Bayron's successful formula of retelling myths and fairy tales with novel plot twists and Black and queer characters. This book works as a standalone, but there's much more at stake emotionally for readers who met Bri and her family in This Poison Heart.

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