The Treachery of Beautiful Things

The Treachery of Beautiful Things

Book - 2012
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A darkly compelling mix of romance, fairy tale, and suspense from a new voice in teen fiction

The trees swallowed her brother whole, and Jenny was there to see it. Now seventeen, she revisits the woods where Tom was taken, resolving to say good-bye at last. Instead, she's lured into the trees, where she finds strange and dangerous creatures who seem to consider her the threat. Among them is Jack, mercurial and magnetic, with secrets of his own. Determined to find her brother, with or without Jack's help, Jenny struggles to navigate a faerie world where stunning beauty masks some of the most treacherous evils, and she's faced with a choice between salvation or sacrifice--and not just her own.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Group, c2012
ISBN: 9780142426067
Branch Call Number: FIC Long
Characteristics: 363 p

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izzyb14
Apr 24, 2013

It started off interesting and the writing was so descriptive that it captured the magical world, but about half-way through it got sort of boring (I also thought it was a bit complicated going back and forth between Jack and Jenny's POVs) and the ending was just fine (too rushed and not explained well at all).

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