Thursday, March 21

The Girl in the Clockwork Collar: Book Review

The Girl in the Clockwork Collar

Kady Cross

Harlequin Teen
May 22nd 2012
Young Adult | Paranormal

Official Blurb -

In New York City, 1897, life has never been more thrilling - or dangerous.

Sixteen-year-old Finley Jayne and her "straynge band of mysfits" have journeyed from London to America to rescue their friend Jasper, hauled off by bounty hunters. But Jasper is in the clutches of a devious former friend demanding a trade-the dangerous device Jasper stole from him...for the life of the girl Jasper loves.

One false move from Jasper and the strange clockwork collar around Mei's neck tightens. And tightens.

The roller coaster mess between Griffin and Finley gets a bit tiring. Actually Griff get a bit tiring. He is so worried about the balance of dark and light within Finley that it seems his indecision will only guarantee her consumption by the dark side. Instead of being passive and inactive try fighting for her, dimwit. So frustrating. Even though he whines and complains to much in this book, I must say Griff comes through again for the whole team. Such a spectacular show of the depth of his abilities. He provides us with a very gruesome mental image of pain and death. *shudders*

I really like Jack and it is really hard to see him get dumped on in this book. If anyone deserves a happy endings it should be him.

There is a bunch of deep betrayal in this book. Ouch!

I certainly don't want to be wearing that fancy clockwork collar. Also, I really don't like Mei from the very beginning. I so wish Finley could beat the living daylights out of her.

I can't wait to see what horrors will be next. Kady Cross put together another entertaining read.