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Curse of the Wolf Girl Paperback – July 29, 2010
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This sequel is more of a continuation of the turmoil and mayhem that our favorite characters from LWG struggled with in the first book. I love that Millar's characters have progressed in there lives yet have maintained the same familiarity that we loved so much about them in the first book. Kalix is still as angsty and depressed as ever and her college life, along with the drama of being hunted by some enemy werewolves is driving her anxiety level WAY up. I love that Kalix is so broody and gritty. She isn't sunshine and roses. She is the polar opposite of that and that is a really nice change of pace for what a stereotypical main character should be.
The strength of this novel, along with Millar's other work's, lies mainly in his ability to make a reader laugh. His character's are funny. They are quirky and all-together wacked out of there minds. I love the diversity of the characters. From the werewolf pack's to the enchantress fashionista sister to the normal human beings who Kalix is surrounded by...there is such a mish-mosh of random characters to fall in love with, loath and just wonder about for hours! I was very happy with this second novel about Kalix and I recommend anyone who hasn't read Lonely Werewolf Girl to go out, buy a copy and enjoy every second of it before getting this!!!
Now that's out of my system, I feel better. "Curse of the Wolf Girl" is an irresistible sequel. Picking up directly after the events of its predecessor, things appear to have calmed down with a new ruler in place. But this dysfunctional family is headed for more chaos and calamity. Kalix, the titular wolf girl, is trying her hand in remedial classes. Her fashion designer sister is romancing a werewolf hunter. Her brother, with a penchant for cross dressing, ends up juggling women and his official duties. The Fire Queen faces a possible political coup in her realm. The cousins are still making very poor music in London's underground scene. And the white haired wolf is being stalked by a man she spurned in college. When a principle character is found murdered, it is a catalyst that begins a chain of events that brings everyone together for a climatic showdown.Read more ›
Kalix's (and everyone else's) Life is still a bunch of drug induced mishaps, crazy family brawl outs and unrequited love. I do recommend reading Lonely Werewolf girl first, yea yea I know it's a thick book, but if you don't you might find yourself searching your memory for just what happened to who and where, along with who isn't in cahoots with whom. Kalix is still living with her friends in a flat in London, but she is also still pursued. Along with the same old same old werewolf clans out to get her, some family and what not, there is also a new 'enemy' to the plot, a family of Fire Elementals due to Kalix's 'relationship' with the heir to their throne. Yikes but Kalix sure does know how to pick them. On top of that Kalix (who is illiterate and still on drugs) is now going to college!
Yes I agree with other readers that the characters are somewhat unlikeable... they are all so miserable and dysfunctional that that's what makes them enjoyable to read! Kalix is so far over with her werewolf ability, lost love, new love, inability to not snap at every living thing, and anger that how can you not enjoy watching her struggle? The same is true for all her family and friends.Read more ›
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A peculiar drama that has laughs drugs and fire elementals what more could you ask for.Published 2 months ago by Kindle Customer
Fun, great writing, clips right along. Hooked me immediately.
Fantasy + fairytale + werewolves + couture fashion + werewolf hunters.
Who could ask for more? Read more
If one appreciates satire tinged with unusual adventure stories, then this is your tale! Why not have high fashion, werewolves and life in the scrubby side streets of London all... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Selome B.
I was really excited to hear that Millar had published a sequel to his Lonely Werewolf Girl. I really enjoyed that first book and I even more so love Good Fairies Of New York. Read morePublished 21 months ago by RyeOfTheDead
I was really excited about reading Curse because I love Kalix in the first book, Lonely Werewolf Girl. But right away I could see Curse needed editing. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Obiwanky
I should say that I am a huge fan of the Kalix books. I have read the first two 5 or 6 times each (just got the third). Read morePublished 22 months ago by Rhiannon R. Waay