Much like Swoon, the story telling style is unusual, but so is the story itself. I really tried to get more involved in the characters in this book, but I felt the same sort of distance that I did with Swoon. That being said, I felt that Sin was a much more sympathetic character this time around and had an easier time wanting him to succeed. I enjoyed seeing Pen’s character develop as a result of the things that happened in her life and I thought it added some depth to the story. One thing I feel I should mention is that this book has a lot of casual sex and casual drug use, so it might be better for older teens or adults. Although the story was interesting, the characters seemed a bit withdrawn and it kept me from really getting involved in the story. However, it had it’s moments where there was a lot of action and suspense which helped to round out the book. I gave it 3 stars.
My review of the first book, Swoon, is here.
I received this book as a galley from the publisher in exchange for my honest review.
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