I was actually rather surprised how this book developed. It started off as a very dark fairytale, very Grimm-esque, but then it transformed and grew beyond what I expected. And I LOVED it.
I love how Poison’s relationship with Bram grows, each unexpected twist and turn of the plot, and the way Poison grew into a resourceful, strong heroine at the end. The only complaint I have is the cover doesn’t do the book justice. The cover portrays a violet-eyed girl, which Poison is, but the cover seems to portray a level of flighty YA fiction filled with stupid love triangles and an excess of angst. This book is nothing like that. It is high quality young adult fiction filled with mystery, magic, things that go bump in the night, and best of all- zero romance.
Poison gets 5 stars.