Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas

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

Categories: Cursing, Sexual, Violence

Description: Everyone Celaena Sardothien loves has been taken from her. Embracing her identity as Aelin Galathynius, Queen of Terrasen, Celaena returns to the empire–for vengeance, to rescue her once-glorious kingdom, and to confront the shadows of her past.

YA Label?: No

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

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

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Page 706: “A strip of pale yellow lace graced the plunging neckline, and he tried-gods damn him, he honestly tried- not to look at the smooth curve of her breasts as she bent to climb into bed.”

Page 880: “Asterin unbuttoned her jacket and shrugged it off into the flowers. She removed her shirt, and the one beneath, until her golden skin glowed in the sunlight, her breasts full and heavy.”

Page 906: “…Who was the one who abandoned her the first time a pretty human thing opened her legs-“

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