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by Jane Yolen, Midori Snyder
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Merle
Merle rated it 7 years ago
This book is not awful, but it’s a forgettable little urban fairy tale with some significant weaknesses that make it hard for me to recommend.The two protagonists, Serana and Meteora, are fae sisters exiled to the human world after offending their queen. The premise is a good one, and the book is at...
Bibliophilic Monologues
Bibliophilic Monologues rated it 10 years ago
This was really different from all others in the genre. Instead of telling the story from the perspective of the "main" players in the narrative, it tells the story from the perspectives of two fae who are now "fat, old women" who may as well be invisible to society. At first I was all, "ehhh?" but ...
beccabee
beccabee rated it 11 years ago
I think I'm quitting this book.It's boring, it's confusing and I can't get into it. I have yet to care about one character, and since they all have 2 or 3 names (human, fairy and "secret") I'm not sure I even have them straight. You shouldn't have to work this hard for a book unless it's a classic.
Lurv a la Mode 2
Lurv a la Mode 2 rated it 11 years ago
I'll be reviewing this one in full via my blog ASAP.For now...The beginning was very engaging, the middle was GREAT. THe end, however, felt tedious. The author's excelled in developing the two fey sisters. The other characters were flat in comparison, but I found that as long as one of the sister's ...
The Holy Terror
The Holy Terror rated it 11 years ago
A wonderfully unique and dark tale, the likes of which I rarely come across. This book tells the story of two fairy sisters; Meteora and Serana. Meteora sees something she isn't supposed to and also lets the secret slip to fellow fae with looser lips than her own. As punishment, she and her sister a...
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