It begins as an amusing satire of "Twilight" and of soap operas. And it ends on a fairly emphatic rejection of the "Twilight" phe..Show More »nomenon. Unfortunately, what's between the beginning and the end is a heroine being astonishingly stupid and both male romantic leads being obnoxiously sexist (in entirely different ways).
The narrator is also a bit chirpy in her narration.
There are better contemporary urban fantasy novels out there.
I am a Meg Cabot lover and proudly call her my favourite author, but this book leaves a lot to be desired. Usually I devour her books in a day or two..Show More », but this one took me two weeks!
I didn't sense the author's usual passion for her characters and the reader seemed like they were trying to push themselves too hard into doing accents they couldn't do.
I'd say listen if, like me, you're a Meg Cabot complete-ist, but otherwise skip it.
And if it's your first time to the author, definitely start with a different series! Perhaps the Airhead novels or The Mediator series. Or if you want a vampire connection and something more adult go with Queen of Babble read by Ilyana Kadushin (whose voice you'll recognize from Twilight).