Originally posted 2015-08-26 15:00:49. Title: A Head Full of Ghosts Author: Paul Tremblay Published: June 2, 2015 Pages: 304 Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ This novel deals with many adult themes: possession, sexual experiences, language, nudity, scary themes, and much more. Make sure your child is mature enough to handle these and read/listen to it for yourself…

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Originally posted 2015-08-12 12:43:07. Title: A Dog’s Purpose Author: W. Bruce Cameron Published: July 6, 2010 Pages: 319 Genre: Fiction Kid Friendly Rating:  13+ This book is quite mild but there are some themes that might be a bit distressing for children (ie when the dog dies or has to be put to sleep).

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Originally posted 2015-07-22 22:52:28. Title: We Were Liars Author: E. Lockhart Published: May 13th, 2014 Pages: 225 Genre: YA, Mystery, Fiction Kid Friendly Rating:  13+ There is some language which includes the F word and other variations. There is some kissing and sensual exploration with shirts off. Underage drinking and drug use (pills).

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Originally posted 2015-07-15 19:00:53. Title: Trust Author: David Moody Published: July 23rd, 2012 by Infected Books Pages: 298 Genre: Sci-Fi, Apocolyptic Kid Friendly Rating: 4/10, but I would certainly say 8/10 for ages 16 and up. The limited sexuality in the story is the only thing that does not allow me to rate this higher for “kids”…

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Originally posted 2015-07-01 16:00:47. Title: The Book of Three Author: Lloyd Alexander Published: March 12,1964 Pages: 217 Genre: Fantasy Series:  The Chronicles of Prydain Kid Friendly Rating: Ages 8+ (Reading level is the main reason)

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Originally posted 2015-06-24 15:58:29. Title: Off to be the Wizard Author: Scott Meyer Published:  March 18th 2014 Pages: 372 Genre: Fantasy, Science Fiction, Humor Series:  Magic 2.0 Kid Friendly Rating:  10+ Mild Language worst being “bitchin”, mild cartoony violence. A mention or two of sexual things, but nothing really notable and they are not overt. There are some references to 80’s…

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Originally posted 2015-06-17 13:41:39. Title: Pines  Author: Blake Crouch Published:  August 12, 2012 Pages: 315 Genre: Mystery, Thriller, Science Fiction Series:  The Wayward Pines Trilogy Kid Friendly Rating:  16+ Some Language, lots of violence. Might be a bit hard for the younger children to understand the concepts in the book Synopsis:  Every time I try and explain this book to…

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Originally posted 2017-02-17 17:00:57. Title: The Other Life Author: Ellen Meister Published: February 17th, 2011 By Putnam Adult Pages: 320 Genre: Fiction, Women’s Fiction/Chick Lit, Contemporary, Magical Realism, Adult Series: None Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ Synopsis: Happily married and pregnant, Quinn Braverman has an ominous secret. Every time she makes a major life decision, she knows…

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Originally posted 2017-02-16 12:00:12. Series: The Underland Chronicles Titles: Gregor the Overlander; Gregor and the Prophesy of Bane; Gregor and the Curse of the Warmbloods; Gregor and the Marks of Secret; Gregor and the Code of Claw Author: Suzanne Collins Published: 2003 – 2007 Pages: 336; 320; 304; 352; 416 (from Amazon data, but I think these are based on…

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Originally posted 2017-01-23 12:00:32.   Title: Nevernight Author: Jay Kristoff Published: August 9th 2016 by Thomas Dunne Books Pages: 429 Genre:Fantasy/ Young Adult / High Fantasy/ Adult/ Fiction/ Romance Series: Nevernight Chronicle #1 Kid Friendly Rating: 18+ Not for children Synopsis: In a land where three suns almost never set, a fledgling killer joins a…

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Originally posted 2016-10-04 12:00:41. Title: Starship Troopers Author: Robert Heinlein Published: 1959 Pages: 263 Genre: Science Fiction Kid Friendly Rating: 13+ The inner workings of outer space warfare might be a little advanced for younger readers, but Heinlein goes easy on the gory details. Click here for the Common Sense Media Guide! Synopsis: In a flimsily-justified effort to “be his own…

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Originally posted 2016-08-26 08:00:45. Day 26 of the August Book Photo Challenge from Books and Cupcakes! Today’s prompt is “Guilty Pleasure.” Yeah, I know that the previews for the movie starring Shailene Woodley told the tale of a shameless sob-fest aimed particularly at teenage girls. The fact that I wasn’t scared off completely from The Fault in…

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