The book was a quick, enjoyable, fun read. I liked it!
Darren is miserable. His master, Mr. Crepsley, keeps pressuring him to drink human blood, but Darren refuses hoping to keep his humanity. But with each day that passes with drinking human blood Darren grows weaker. Crepsley warns Darren that if he does not drink he will die. On top of all this Darren is lonely for friends his own age. So Crepsley takes them back to the Cirque du Freak where this story takes place.
I am enjoying this series a l
I really had to think about my rating for this one for quite a while. I waffled between 3 and 4 stars for a few days because of one thing: the heavy-handed foreshadowing.
The more I thought about it though, and especially after finishing the book, I realized one really important thing: these books are not written for people my age. Without the foreshadowing and the constant mentioning that bad things are coming, I honestly think that what happens could be severely traumatic, upsetting, and distur …more