Parents' Guide to

Tiger's Curse, Book 1

By Carrie R. Wheadon, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Twilight for cat lovers.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

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age 13+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 13+
age 13+

my favorite book ever

This book is simply amazing. My most favorite book. I'm 19 and honestly I can never get enough of it. There's no language in it, which I appreciate, though there are a few words in the following sequels.

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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
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Kids say (24 ):

This has most of the qualities of a good suck-you-in, heart-aflutter, page-turner romance. A hot prince -- sure. A foreign setting -- even better. An average girl like most of the faithful readers who is the only one who can save him -- great. Readers may wish that the heroine here had a little more pluck, though; Kelsey's constant insecurity and sarcasm make it hard to root for her.

But despite the blah heroine and some writing that could use lots more spit and polish (this was commendably self-published first in 2009 before being picked up by Sterling), TIGER'S CURSE will suck romance readers in -- yes, especially those Twilight fans. As an added bonus, readers will learn a bit about Hindu gods and goddesses -- and get exposed to some Shakespeare. Let's just hope Kelsey takes a self-esteem workshop before the next book in the series.

Book Details

  • Author: Colleen Houck
  • Genre: Romance
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: January 11, 2011
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 448
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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