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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (15,368 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Holly Black Narrator: Renée Raudman Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Modern Faerie Tales Series Release Date:
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When seventeen-year-old Valerie Russell 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. Impulsive Lolli talks of monsters in the subway tunnels they call home and shoots up a shimmery amber-colored powder that makes the shadows around her dance. Severe Luis claims he can make deals with creatures that no one else can see. And then there’s Luis’s brother, timid and sensitive Dave, who makes the mistake of letting Val tag along as he makes a delivery to a woman who turns out to have goat hooves instead of feet. 
When a bewildered Val allows Lolli to talk her into tracking down the hidden lair of the creature for whom Luis and Dave have been dealing, Val finds herself bound into service by a troll named Ravus. He is as hideous as he is honorable. And as Val grows to know him, she finds herself torn between her affection for an honorable monster and her fear of what her new friends are becoming.

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  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Jaime | 2/14/2014

    " a very original urban style faerie book. a very good read. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Melinda | 2/13/2014

    " loved these books. wanting holly to write more. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Rachel | 2/10/2014

    " my least favorite of the series... but still v. fun. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Whoa | 1/19/2014

    " Different set of characters. Not as interesting as the first one "

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