Silver in the Blood by Jessica Day George
My rating: 1 of 5 stars
Publication Date: July 7, 2015 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Source: Netgalley review copy
Society girls from New
York City circa 1890, Dacia and Lou never desired to know more about
their lineage, instead preferring to gossip about the mysterious
Romanian family that they barely knew. But upon turning seventeen, the
girls must return to their homeland to meet their relatives, find proper
husbands, and—most terrifyingly—learn the deep family secrets of The
Claw, The Wing, and The Smoke. The Florescus, after all, are
shape-shifters, and it is time for Dacia and Lou to fulfill the prophecy
that demands their acceptance of this fate... or fight against this
cruel inheritance with all their might.
I didn't like this book at all. This was my first book by this author, so I'm not sure if I just don't care for her writing, or if it was just this particular book. There wasn't really one thing that I can point to that I liked while reading this. I hate to be harsh, and I'm sure there is an audience for this book out there. I just found it boring and predictable.
On further looking, I see that I have read another book by Jessica Day George, and I liked it quite a lot, so it's just this particular story that I didn't care for.
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