First of all, I cannot decide if the book was really that slow or I was just not in the mood to read it. There is no action at all. There is not even a lot of relationship development because the two main characters had “known” each other for years.
I did like the twist she had on lycanthropy. The way werewolves were created was classic, but their lives were totally different. She introduced another major difference as well, but I don’t want to spoil the book for anyone.
I read this book because it is on this year’s YALSA Teens Top Ten nominee list. As a school librarian, I need to read the books, so I know which students will most appreciate them. A number of my girls enjoy the “I love him/her, but we can never be together” plot, so I believe the book will be popular.
The sequel Linger is due out July 20, 2010.