Inside the Shadow City

Inside the Shadow City

Kiki Strike Series, Book 1

eBook - 2011
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Bloomsbury
A million rats, delinquent Girl Scouts, and a secret underground labyrinth combine in this remarkable adventure-mystery about a darker side of New York City you have only begun to know about. . .


Baker & Taylor
Life becomes more interesting for Ananka Fishbein when, at the age of twelve, she discovers an underground room in the park across from her New York City apartment and meets a mysterious girl called Kiki Strike who claims that she, too, wants to explore the subterranean world.Twelve-year-old Ananka Fishbein discovers an underground room in the park across from her New York City apartment, and meets a mysterious girl called Kiki Strike who claims that she, too, wants to explore the subterranean world.

Bloomsbury USA
"If Harry Potter lived in New York City, he'd have a mad crush on fourteen-year-old Kiki Strike." -Vanity Fair

There's a secret part of New York City that no one knows about. It's protected by a mysterious group of girls known as the Irregulars, led by the alluring Kiki Strike.

Inside the Shadow City introduces us to Ananka Fishbein, a regular girl whose life becomes anything but after venturing underground to join Kiki Strike and her friends, the Irregulars.

Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury USA, 2011
ISBN: 9781599907956
Branch Call Number: eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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matilda9 Nov 03, 2015

I loved this book. Such an awesome series! Great for all ages, but particularly for kids 9 to 13.

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rebjohn
May 16, 2013

THIS BOOK IS AWESOME! Awesome for any girls, any where. And, there's 2 more in the series to enjoy if you've finished this one!

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origamicrane1000
Jun 17, 2012

This is a fun spy series- some fighting, exploring, and suspense. It has humor and interesting characters.

The story line is different from most YA novels, but in a way that just makes the story better. If you enjoy adventure, I suggest you read it. :D

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EricaReynolds
Dec 05, 2011

Fantastic book. If you loved Harry Potter, but were more attracted to Hermoine's cleverness and the strong friendship amongst the characters than the magic and fantasy aspects, I strongly recommend it. These girls are super smart and brave, and yet, certainly not flawless. Bonus: it's all set in NYC. I will never walk the streets of Chinatown again without looking for the Irregulars' special mark designating entrances to the Shadow City. I couldn't put this book down and stayed up most of the night reading. I was only sad to learn there is only 1 more in the series right now (3rd expected to come out in 2012), so I'm pacing myself before I checkout the 2nd book. I need a free weekend because I know that once I start reading, I won't be able to stop.

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soml
Jul 03, 2010

"Inside the Shadow City" has a very creative plot. The book is written very clearly, but contains lots of information. It is important to process the information properly otherwise you can forget what's going on. Miller knows what she is doing.

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