Book Classifications

The Discerning Parent's Guide to Books

Sapphire Skies – Belinda Alexandra

Sapphire Skies – Belinda Alexandra, Harper Collins, Australia, 2014 Rating: M (War: Dictatorship, brainwashing, political murder, deception, concentration camps including abuse of human rights and violence. Mild sexual references including one mild … Continue reading

October 13, 2016

The Cuckoo’s Calling – Robert Galbraith

The Cuckoo’s Calling– Robert Galbraith (J K Rowling). Little Brown. United Kingdom, 2013 Rating: M+ (Frequent Very Strong Coarse Language; Moderate Sexual References; One Implicit Sex Scene; Infrequent Descriptive Nudity; Strong Violence; … Continue reading

May 25, 2015

The Shadow of the Wind- Carlos Ruiz Zafon

The Shadow of the Wind – Carlos Ruiz Zafon. Editorial Planeta. Spain, 2001 Rating: M+ (Frequent Course Language; Infrequent Descriptive Nudity; Multiple Implicit Sex Scenes; Moderate Violence; Infrequent Moderate Sexual References; Mild … Continue reading

February 18, 2015

Size 14 Is Not Fat Either – Meg Cabot

Size 14 Is Not Fat Either – Meg Cabot. HarperCollins. United States, 2006 Rating: M+ (Infrequent low level violence; frequent moderate sexual references; frequent strong drug and alcohol references; frequent strong coarse … Continue reading

May 1, 2014

Size 12 Is Not Fat – Meg Cabot

Size 12 Is Not Fat – Meg Cabot. HarperCollins. United States, 2005 Rating: M+ (Infrequent low level violence; frequent moderate sexual references – one implicit sex scene; frequent mild drug and alcohol … Continue reading

March 25, 2014

The Lovely Bones – Alice Sebold

The Lovely Bones– Alice Sebold. Little, Brown, United States. 2002. Rating: M+ (Adult Themes: Death, Supernatural, Child Abuse; Strong Sexual References: Explicit Child Molestation Scene; Some Coarse Language) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Confident) Country … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown

The Da Vinci Code – Dan Brown. Transworld & Bantam Books. 2003. Rating: M (Some coarse language, Adult Themes, Religious Controversy) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Confident) Country of Origin / Focus: United States / … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

Murder on the Orient Express – Agatha Christie

Murder on the Orient Express– Agatha Christie. Collins Crime Club, United Kingdom. 1934. Rating: G Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Confident) Country of Origin / Focus: United Kingdom Part of the Hercule Poirot Series Reviewed … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes– Arthur Conan Doyle. George Newnes, United Kingdom. 1892. Rating: PG (Adult Themes: Murder, Crime; Some Violence) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Proficient) Country of Origin / Focus: United Kingdom Reviewed … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

Three – Ted Dekker

Three– Ted Dekker. Thomas Nelson, United States. 2004. Rating: M (Adult Themes: Murder, Crime, Distortion of Reality; Moderate Violence) Difficulty: 1 2 3 4 (Proficient) Country of Origin / Focus: United States Reviewed by: S … Continue reading

October 31, 2013

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