Friday, January 06, 2017

Seven inappropriate titles for tweens

At B&N Reads Ester Bloom tagged seven of the most inappropriate books she read as a tween, including:
Night Over Water, by Ken Follett

Fascists, clipper planes, and jewel thieves make for excellent window dressing. This bestseller was foundational for being the first book I ever read—and read, and read—featuring explicit sex scenes. If you want your tween to learn early on that there are more ways to be intimate with a partner than intercourse, and that communication between partners is both key and super hot, slip her this paperback. Neither of you will be sorry.
Read about another entry on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue