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Nameless

A Tale of Beauty and Madness
St. Crow, Lili (Book - 2013)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Raised in luxury as the pampered, adopted heiress of Enrico Vultusino, godfather of the Seven -- the powerful Families that rule magic-ridden New Haven -- Camille knows that she is not really Family. Unlike them, she is a mortal with a past that lies buried in trauma. Then she meets the mysterious Tor and begins to uncover the secrets of her birth ... to find out where she comes from and why her past is threatening her now.
Authors: St. Crow, Lili
Title: Nameless
a tale of beauty and madness
Publisher: New York :, Razorbill,, 2013
Characteristics: pages ;,cm
Content Type: text
Media Type: unmediated
Carrier Type: volume
Summary: Raised in luxury as the pampered, adopted heiress of Enrico Vultusino, godfather of the Seven -- the powerful Families that rule magic-ridden New Haven -- Camille knows that she is not really Family. Unlike them, she is a mortal with a past that lies buried in trauma. Then she meets the mysterious Tor and begins to uncover the secrets of her birth ... to find out where she comes from and why her past is threatening her now.
ISBN: 1595143572
9781595143570
Statement of Responsibility: Lili St. Crow
Subject Headings: Secrets Juvenile fiction Heiresses Juvenile fiction Occult fiction Foundlings Juvenile fiction Fantasy Secrets Fiction Heiresses Fiction Supernatural Fiction Foundlings Fiction
Topical Term: Secrets
Heiresses
Occult fiction
Foundlings
Fantasy
Secrets
Heiresses
Supernatural
Foundlings
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(Snow White) Raised in luxury as the pampered, adopted heiress of Enrico Vultusino, godfather of the Seven -- the powerful Families that rule magic-ridden New Haven -- Camille knows that she is not really Family. Unlike them, she is a mortal with a past that lies buried in trauma. Then she meets ... Read More »


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Oct 16, 2013
  • artemishi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Nameless: A Tale of Beauty and Madness is truly, truly creepy. It's also not like the usual fairytale retelling YA stories that I've been dabbling in. It's truly dark (more madness than beauty) and starts in media res.

We the reader aren't given a handy cheat-sheet about the world- Lili St. Crow clearly just assumes we can keep up, read between the lines, and figure out the riddles contained within.

Man, I love when an author assumes I'm intelligent.

This one is a relatively quick read, set in a contemporary-with-magic-and-mutations world. Cami is a unique voice, a girl who is suffering from PTSD without knowing it (or why). I love that she stutters, and you can feel her frustration with this difficulty communicating.

I recommend it for fans of fairytale retellings, dark fantasy stories, unique YA books, old-world Grimm-style fairytales, and poetic narratives.

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