Empire of Storms by Sarah J. Maas

Available At: Electronic, Air Academy, Liberty, Rampart, Timberview

Categories: Cursing, Sexual, Violence

Description: The long path to the throne has only just begun for Aelin Galathynius. Loyalties have been broken and bought, friends have been lost and gained, and those who possess magic find themselves at odds with those who don’t.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains explicit sexual activities; sexual nudity; violence; and profanity.

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

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Page 23: “A dark laugh against her now-burning skin. It was an effort to keep from taking one of his hands and guiding it up to her breasts, to beg him to touch, take, taste.”

Page 349: “The hardness of him pushed against her, and she bucked her hips, needing to grind herself against him, to do anything to ease the building ache between her legs.”

Page 360: “Aelin shot him a glare, daring him to say it. And despite just having her, despite the fact that he could still taste her, Rowan knew that whenever they found their bed again, she would not get the rest she wanted.”

Page 397: “Her shoulders stiffened slightly. ‘I’m hungry.’ He smiled slowly. As if she’d heard that smile, Manon glared. ‘Food.’”

Page 585: “He ignored her unlaced shirt, the swell of those lush breasts he’d tasted only yesterday,”