The Nightmare Garden
Everything Aoife thought she knew about the world was a lie. There is no Necrovirus. And Aoife isn't going to succomb to madness because of a latent strain—she will lose her faculties because she is allergic to iron. Aoife isn't human. She is a changeling—half human and half from the land of... show more
Everything Aoife thought she knew about the world was a lie. There is no Necrovirus. And Aoife isn't going to succomb to madness because of a latent strain—she will lose her faculties because she is allergic to iron. Aoife isn't human. She is a changeling—half human and half from the land of Thorn. And time is running out for her.When Aoife destroyed the Lovecraft engine she released the monsters from the Thorn Lands into the Iron Lands and now she must find a way to seal the gates and reverse the destruction she's ravaged on the world that's about to poison her.
Publish date: February 14th 2012
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 417
Edition language: English
Series: Iron Codex (#2)
This is just another example of how my tastes have changed and of why I need a did not finish/gave up on shelf. Don't get me wrong, I love the characters and I guess I kinda love the plot? But I just couldn't get into this one. My tastes and etc have matured since reading Iron Thorn and I just....co...
When this series began, Aoife was a well-behaved engineering student. Her mother was mad, her brother was also mad and possibly a traitor, and necrovirus monsters surrounded Lovecraft City, and but Aoife just wanted to keep her head down and her mind clear long enough to graduate and work with engi...
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**3 1/2 stars**I don't know whether to be pissed off with the turn this story has taken or impressed. Took me awhile to slug through the audio, but not because of the audiobook itself. My interest just waxed and waned quite a bit throughout the story, and it seemed long and endless at times. I en...
It was mostly enjoyable though I fear we may be heading into too stupid to live territory with the protagonist. She tries to make everything right but because she doesn't listen to anyone else she just makes everything worse.It was nice to meet her dad again. OTOH, she also falls under the "more spe...