Sunday, January 20, 2013
If you love urban fantasy and young adult fiction too, this series by Jennifer Estep is the one for you. She introduces us to Gwen Frost's world at the Mythos Academy, when everyone's a descendent from a god or monster or such, except for her. We see things from her world and from her eyes, as the Gypsy Girl, the new girl, with no friends and hard knocks. We see how hard it is for her to make new friends, falls hard for a cute guy, and tries to discover who she is. We see how misses her mother and bonds well with her grandmother. She's got a special gift and no special connection, until things take a twisted turn on the worst. We're warped into a mythological mystery, which places Gwen in total danger. This makes you root for the underdog, right to the end.