Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Royal Cup (Last Man #2) by Balak and Michael Sanlaville and Bastien Vives -ADVISABLE

Balak and Sanlaville, Michael and Vives, Bastien The Royal Cup (Last Man #2) 207 pgs. First Second, 2015. $9.99 Content: Language: G (0 swears); Mature Content: R Violence: PG GRAPHIC NOVEL
Adrian and Richard are getting closer to the championship cup as they face a variety of contestants. Despite Adrian's lack of skill and Richards complete lack of magical ability, the two are making headway. In the meantime Richard is romancing Adrian's mom and that is confusing for him. When Richards travel pack is stolen, will it derail him from his goal of winning the cup?  
I loved the first book, and the second book is a great read as well, but it goes in the R rating zone for mature content with nudity and sex. This series is going to have to be public only, its totally not appropriate for a school. That being said, If I was a public librarian in the teen section I would question adding it there and would consider putting it with the adult graphic novels. It is odd to follow the adventures of cute little boy but then get hit with a ton of adult romance. Too bad.  
PUBLIC/ADULT  –ADVISABLE Reviewer: Stephanie Elementary School Librarian & Author.

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