Publish date: January 10th 2006
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Edition language: English
Highly predictable, but a cute premise all the same. The character development is lacking. However, the random history tangents are great!
Here's what I learned from listening to this book: I don't like Scott Brick's reading style. That is all.
"Scott Westerfeld does Bellweather."That makes it sound derivative. I know, and I'm sorry. It isn't, it really isn't. Adventure/mystery teenfic about trends, with a sort of twenty-minutes-into-the-future feel to it. Quick read, fun read; I liked it better than the Uglies books, and as much as Pe...
June 30, 2009Westerfeld is so fun to read.This is my at-work book for the week. Well, that didn't take long. It shares elements with a William Gibsonovel I enjoyed. Here's something I love about Westerfeld: even when the story is told by a guy, the chicks are the ones making decisions and taking ris...
Perfectly fluffy and fun - a mystery/adventure about teenage cool hunters in Manhattan. The narrator sounded a little too mature for the character, but I appreciate that he wasn't overdoing it to sound younger.
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