Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books Release Date: 10/1/09
An eccentric new girl. A brooding socialite. The scion of one of New York’s wealthiest families. A promising filmmaker. As students at the exclusive Chadwick School, Phoebe, Lauren, Nick, and Patch already live in a world most teenagers only dream about.
They didn’t ask to be Society members. But when three of them receive a mysterious text message promising success and fame beyond belief, they say yes to everything–even to the harrowing initiation ceremony in a gritty warehouse downtown and to the ankh-shaped tattoo they’re forced to get on the nape of their necks. Once they’re part of the Society, things begin falling into place for them. Week after week, their ambitions are fulfilled. It’s all perfect–until a body is found in Central Park with no distinguishing marks except for an ankh-shaped tattoo.
I really wanted to like this book, but I didn’t. I didn’t connect with any of the characters and honestly it just dragged on and on. I kept reading hoping something exciting would happen, until I finally just gave up in the middle of it. I normally finish most books I start, but I couldn’t this time.
I’m sure someone else may like this book, but it just wasn’t for me. 😦