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I received this book for free from in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.Romancing the Dark in the City of Light on October 6, 2015
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A troubled teen, living in Paris, is torn between two boys, one of whom encourages her to embrace life, while the other—dark, dangerous, and attractive—urges her to embrace her fatal flaws.
Haunting and beautifully written, with a sharp and distinctive voice that could belong only to this character, Romancing the Dark in the City of Light is an unforgettable young adult novel.
Summer Barnes just moved to Paris to repeat her senior year of high school. After being kicked out of four boarding schools, she has to get on the right track or she risks losing her hefty inheritance. Summer is convinced that meeting the right guy will solve everything. She meets two. Moony, a classmate, is recovering against all odds from a serious car accident, and he encourages Summer to embrace life despite how hard it can be to make it through even one day. But when Summer meets Kurt, a hot, mysterious older man who she just can't shake, he leads her through the creepy underbelly of the city-and way out of her depth.
When Summer's behavior manage to alienate everyone, even Moony, she's forced to decide if a life so difficult is worth living. With an ending that'll surprise even the most seasoned reader, Romancing the Dark in the City of Light is an unputdownable and utterly compelling novel.
Today I’m lucky enough to be part of the Romancing the Dark in the City of Light blog tour! Read on to see my thoughts and then check out the awesome giveaway at the end!
I got a little confused during the ending, so I had to reread it a few times. I kind of get what happened, though still not completely. I do think that being a tad confused at the end just makes this story even more enjoyable, however. A lot of stuff was explained about Kurt, and it slowly all started to click in my head which I really loved. If you’re looking for a mysterious romance, I highly suggest picking this up.
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