Publish date: September 27th 2012
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Edition language: English
Series: Modern Faerie Tales (#2)
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. A...
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 ...
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...
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.
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...
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