Bookish Musings: Should Books Have Content Ratings?

I know I can't be the first person to ever discuss this, but it was just something I started thinking about a few weeks ago while commenting on a post about whether sex should be allowed in YA books over at (un)Conventional Bookviews. It seems to me that content ratings would be helpful in order for readers to find what they want and avoid what they don't want, but I suppose everything has pros...
 

Bookish Musings: Is 15 Years Old Too Young to Be Reading 50 Shades of Grey?

It's time to talk about sex! Ok, ok, I'm not actually going to talk about sex per se, rather sex in books and whether it's appropriate for young readers. However, since there will be talk about sex in this post, consider this your warning if that makes you uncomfortable. Initially I wasn't going to join this discussion topic because I've never read 50 Shades of Grey, but then I kind of got...