The Nightmare Affair

The Nightmare Affair

Book - 2013
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Being the only Nightmare at Arkwell Academy, a boarding school for "magickind," sixteen-year-old Destiny Everhart feeds on the dreams of others, working with a handsome human student to find a killer.
Publisher: New York, NY :, Tor Teen,, 2013
Edition: First edition
Description: 367 pages ; 22 cm
ISBN: 9780765333339
Branch Call Number: TEEN Arne


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Oct 26, 2013

The Nightmare Affair is a pretty typical YA contemporary fantasy story. The main character, Dusty, is a typical sarcastic teenager. The mystery of the story is a typical, predictable mystery. The romance in the book is a typical YA girl-has-two-boys-to-choose-between trope.

It's a fun, quick read that isn't anything terribly original (except the Nightmare concept, which was neat), but has some witty moments. My one complaint is Dusty's constant, grating sarcasm (negativity is wearying, and defensive negativity aimed at people who are trying to support you isn't endearingly hip, it's churlish).

I'd recommend it for fans of lightweight YA, especially contemporary fantasy ones.

Apr 10, 2013

this was so awesome!! i couldn't put it down :)

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