In a high-tech, high-security world where bioterrorism threatens to cripple the ecosystem, magic is the last thing on anyone’s mind. Something bad is happening to the world. Trees are dying. Cancer is on the rise and becoming more aggressive. When Kelsa’s father dies of the disease, science... show more
In a high-tech, high-security world where bioterrorism threatens to cripple the ecosystem, magic is the last thing on anyone’s mind. Something bad is happening to the world. Trees are dying. Cancer is on the rise and becoming more aggressive. When Kelsa’s father dies of the disease, science offers no answers. Then, fifteen-year-old Kelsa meets the most beautiful boy she’s ever seen. But he’s also very strange. Claiming to be a mythological Raven, he goes on about magic, impending ecological disaster, and his need for Kelsa’s help to save the world. Maybe he’s crazy. But what if he’s telling the truth?
Publish date: October 25th 2011
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 288
Edition language: English
Series: Raven Duet (#1)
Trickster's girl really impressed me. Despite a slow start Kelsa's journey to save the world was really interesting. In a future American the tree plague- a bio terrorists baby released into the Amazon- is wiping out the trees and rising cancer rates are wiping out humans, one of which is Kelsa's da...
I'm not going to bother trying to finish this book. I just couldn't get into it.
I'm sad to say that I really didn't connect with this book as much as I would have liked to. There were things about Trickster's Girl that I really liked, and then other things that took away from the reading experience for me. By the time that I reached the ending, I had to war with myself over how...
I liked this science fiction/magic story. I thought that Kelsa was a well-written character who dealt realistically with the death of her beloved father. I also like that she was not immediately enthralled with Raven even though he was beautiful. It took a lot of convincing to get Kelsa to join him ...
Featured on Parajunkee.com Trying to jump "Out The Box" in YA might not have worked well in Trickster's Girl's favor. While I did read, Trickster's Girl to the end, I seriously contemplated just hitting delete on numerous occasions. I think reading this on vacation gave me more patience than I norma...