Sunday, June 13, 2010

Word Count: 264
Published: Jan. 5, 2010 by Sigent
Series: Dark Elite series, #1
Lily Parker is the new girl at the elite St. Sophia's baording school in Chicago, being sent there by her parents, who took up a reseach job in Germany for the next two years.
As soon as Lily gets to the school she meets the "Brat Pack" and her new best friend, Scout. Scout is a mysterious girl who continues to disappear late at night from the girl's dormroom and Lily wants to know what she's up to... only to discover and become part of a world she never knew of under the streets of Chigaco.
Review: This was my first Chloe Neill book and it may not be her best work, but I enjoyed the book. The beginning of the book was kind of slow for me, but i'm not one to give up on books to I fought through, and then discovered the plotline gold at the end of this written tunnel. We have our traditional vampire and demons in this new world, but we are not introduced to a new addition, Reapers. I don't want to give too much away, but we got some pretty cool powers coming from these characters.
And speaking of characters, my favorite in this book was Scout. She was funny, witty, and edgy. She'd be the kind of person i would want as a friend. Lily was a good story teller. The author did a good job at giving her a good personality and I found myself laughing out loud at some of the dialogue. If there is one thing you can do to get on my good side, it's make me laugh.
Over all I give it a: 3

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