The gritty underbelly of the "real" world is splashed across the listeners imagination in this book of seen and unseen creatures. The reality is so cl..Show More »osely linked that you can almost believe the creatures featured here are real. The heroine is completely stripped of protectors and has to fight to learn how to protect herself and those she comes to care for. Wow, what a rollercoaster, this book is non stop action, with a mysterious "what's next" in every chapter. I can't wait to get my hands on the next book. Congrats Ms. St. Clair and thank you for bring us such an amazing story. I still have goosebumps
The only thing more shocking than a horrible narrator, is realizing how many books they've narrated. I'm serious confused by the way Alyssa Bresnahan..Show More » reads... pardon the reference but it's like she's constipated. I can't get passed this because the world Lili St. Crow has built deserves a better read.
I think this is my first review on audible recommending that you buy the paper version instead.
I rated this book three stars... one taken for narration (I should have taken two but the story itself deserves three) and one taken for language in a YA novel. I mentioned this in the review of the first book, but if you're writing YA, you have to realize not all parents are okay with profanity being slung left and right. I dont have kids, and I don't mind language, but I rate YA based on what a mom might read before buying it for their teen.
I'm liking the book better now that things are finally getting going. Dru's a strange bird... she's being hunted by vamps because she'd a half vamp girl (which is rare in this world) and she drinks and cusses like a sailor. She's caught in a typical triangle between a were and another half vamp (or 1/16) and had a goal of staying alive until she matures... apparently her blood is yummy now and wont be once she's changed.
Listening to this book is like traveling a gorgeous landscape on a bumpy bus with a partially working airconditioner... sometimes its a breeze, sometimes you're in agony... but at least the view is great.
I usually prefer to read a book before I listen to it because I find it more difficult to pick up on the details if I don't. The reader made this boo..Show More »k an exception for me. There was some difficulty because the author deals with flashbacks and the main character talks to herself at times. Without being able to see the text that gets a little confusing. Alyssa Bresnahan took St. Crow's awesome characters and really brought them to life.
I love this whole series, can be a little hard to stay with since Dru does more in her head dialog than actually speaking, but still love it and am lo..Show More »oking forward to the conclusion.
Geered to the teens, but I like the teen storys more since they have to focus on the story and not just sex scenes every other page.