Tiger's Quest: Tiger's Curse, Book 2

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

age 13+

Romantic fantasy sequel has more violence than first book.

Parents say

age 13+

Based on 1 review

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 8 reviews

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age 13+

Really good!

I really liked this book! I thought it was a bit better than the first, which I also found very enjoyable. The first part of the book annoyed me a little, but once the action started and romance began developing again the story picked up and I liked it then. Of the two main male characters I like Kishan better than Ren. The first book had Ren in it most of the time and this one switched and had Kishan in it more, which I liked better. The thing I don't like about Ren is that he is described as being "absolutely perfect in every way" where Kishan has faults and vulnerabilities and actually shows them. I also just find his personality more interesting. This book also had less Indiana Jones type action which was okay with me. TQ wasn't really more violent than book 1 but the nature of the violence was definitely more disturbing. One character is tortured for literally months before being rescued. There is also more kissing and discussion of such things in this book than the first. Overall, if you liked Tigers Curse (book 1 in the saga) I' will tell you to keep reading. If you haven't read TC I'd tell you to go ahead and pick it up. I hope the series keeps up with this pattern of improvement over the last book because it has amazing potential!

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much sex

Book Details

  • Author: Colleen Houck
  • Genre: Romance
  • Book type: Fiction
  • Publisher: Sterling Publishing
  • Publication date: June 7, 2011
  • Publisher's recommended age(s): 12 - 17
  • Number of pages: 496
  • Last updated: July 12, 2017

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