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Valiant - Holly Black
Valiant
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When seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system. But there's something eerily beguiling about Val's new... show more
When seventeen-year-old Valerie runs away to New York City, she's trying to escape a life that has utterly betrayed her. Sporting a new identity, she takes up with a gang of squatters who live in the city's labyrinthine subway system. But there's something eerily beguiling about Val's new friends. And when one talks Val into tracking down the lair of a mysterious creature with whom they are all involved, Val finds herself torn between her newfound affection for an honorable monster and her fear of what her new friends are becoming.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780689868238 (0689868235)
Publisher: Simon Pulse
Pages no: 313
Edition language: English
Series: Modern Faerie Tales (#2)
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Dispatches from Terabithia
Dispatches from Terabithia rated it
3.0 Valiant
When it seems as though everyone in Val’s life has betrayed her, she simply walks away...to New York City, where she falls in with a gang of squatters who live in the subway system. But there’s something off about her new friends. And when she ends up breaking into the lair of a mysterious creature ...
Punk's House of Books
Punk's House of Books rated it
2.0
My Rating – 2 StarsVal is a runaway. Betrayed by her mom, her boyfriend, and her best friend; she decides to take off into NYC. There she meets Lolli and Dave; two homeless teenagers squatting in an abandoned subway station. She also meets Dave’s brother Luis, who doesn’t trust Val at all....Read fu...
kyleInMotion
kyleInMotion rated it
Not as good as the first. It didn't match the beautiful atmosphere of the first book enough for me, and I didn't care for the characters and tone the way I did following Kaye and her allies and enemies. I'm looking forward to book three, when I get to read from Kaye's perspective again.
susanvoss18
susanvoss18 rated it
3.0 Valiant (The Modern Faerie Tales, #2)
For such a short book, I found it a slow start to get to the good stuff – you know, the urban fantasy part that had me check the book out. About halfway through Disc 2, things finally picked up and a lot of the teen angst, bickering, and wannabe clever remarks are left behind. Hanging with two broth...
Ella Zegarra
Ella Zegarra rated it
3.0 Valiant (Modern Tale of Faerie Series #2)
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