If I had to describe this book in one word it would be "dreamy." Wink, Poppy and Midnight are teenagers in a small town. The book alternates between their voices to unfold a simple story about teenage love that doesn't involve vampires in any way. Midnight lives with his father on the edge of town after his mother and older brother have moved to Paris. He thinks he may be in love with Poppy, the perfect blonde bully who creeps into his window to sleep with him on occasion. It's clear that she doesn't reciprocate the feeling and he takes up with the strange girl across the road, Wink. Wink, whose several younger siblings always seem to be around, and whose mother tells fortunes with tarot and tea leaves, is infatuated with the idea of Midnight as a hero in some mythic romance. As the voices alternate we are shown what the other characters fail to see about each other, as if each is living in their own little world. A thoughtful book about the difference between how we see ourselves and how we want others to see us, with a dose of dangerous mischief.

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