Clockwork Princess by Cassandra Clare

Available At: Air Academy, Aspen Valley (HS), DCC (MS), DCC (HS), Eagleview, Liberty, Mountain Ridge, Rampart

Categories: Sexual

Description: When seventeen-year-old orphaned shapechanger Tessa Gray is kidnapped by the villainous Mortmain in his final bid for power, the London Institute rallies to save her, but is beset by danger and betrayal at every turn.

YA Label?: Sometimes

Notes: Contains sexual activities.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 190: “She felt the hot press of his mouth again at the hollow of her throat, then lower.”

Page 415: “His hands slid roughly down her back, tangling her hair, fisting in the loose fabric at the back of her dress. Half-lifting her so their bodies collided; he was against her, the long slim length of his body, hard and fragile at the same time. Her head slanted to the side as he parted her lips with his and they were not so much kissing as devouring each other.”

Page 417: “Her hand curved about his waist, thumb flicking against his hipbone, drawing him down. He slid down over her, slowly, elbows resting on either side of her shoulders. Their eyes met, held; they were touching all along their bodies,”