White Cat

White Cat

Audiobook CD - 2010
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When Cassel Sharpe discovers that his older brothers have used him to carry out their criminal schemes and then stolen his memories, he figures out a way to turn their evil machinations against them.
Publisher: New York : Listening Library, 2010.
ISBN: 9780307711816
Branch Call Number: YA CDAUDIO SCI FI Black Holly
Characteristics: 6 audio discs (401 min.) :,digital ;,4 3/4 in.
Additional Contributors: Eisenberg, Jesse 1983-


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You know, I like to try new things and stretch my boundaries. I like routine (who doesn't?), but I'm pretty adaptable. So I tried this book (on audio - the audiobook won an award - so I could listen while I lounged in bed) and you know, I was pleasantly surprised. A dark fantasy... rather appeali... Read More »

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VanessaCCL Oct 02, 2012

"Cassel Sharpe comes from a family of criminals and "curse workers," people who practice magic illegally and can alter others' luck or memories - or even kill them - with a single touch. Cassel, who doesn't seem to have inherited his family's talents, tries very hard to convince his private-school classmates that he's just a regular guy. But he's haunted by a dirty secret from his past, a white cat that keeps appearing in his nightmares, and the odd way that his brothers have been acting around him lately. Right from the start, when Cassel awakens from a nightmare to find himself on the roof of his dormitory, this 1st volume in the Curse Workers series is a fast-paced, intense, and mysterious read." Next Reads Teen Scene October 2012 Newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=554083

Aug 30, 2011

Cassel is the youngest of a family of "workers", people gifted with powers they often use to con non-workers, and that is only the start of their dysfunctionality.

Jesse Eisenberg's sensitive and appealing reading really helps the listener to empathize with Cassel as he works his way through the secrets those closest to him have kept for so long, and the truth about himself.

The story has a nice mix of dark humor, mystery and surprise. I recommend it.

Jan 09, 2011

I'm a fan of Holly Black's already but I love this series and can't wait until she get's the next one out.


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