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Thirteen Reasons Why

Thirteen Reasons Why


by Jay Asher

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?


Sex is a big theme in the novel, and while none of the sex is particularly steamy, it can get a tad graphic. The scene where Hannah and Bryce have sex might even rate an R in some readers' eyes. The novel also deals briefly with rape, a delicate topic which isn't necessarily suitable for much younger readers.

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