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VOYAThe tale of Livvy and Destiny Weller continues in the second book of the Dangerous Girls series. At the conclusion of the first book, Livvy chose to become an immortal full vampire while her half-vampire twin Destiny was cured by their father and returned to human status. Here their father seeks both to find a cure for full vampirism and to hunt down the vampires infesting their town. These quests are complicated by Livvy seeking to feed her overpowering thirst for blood while also envying her twin for the human life that she regained. New villains emerge, as do new romances and betrayals as the sisters struggle. The conclusion leaves the door wide open, so expect more series installments. This sequel contains little exposition, so readers who have not read the first book might miss the reasoning behind some aspects of the plot. The book can stand alone, however, if rather thinly, as a teen vampire tale. The story is predictable, but it will doubtless find an enthusiastic audience. Fans of the Cirque du Freak or The Mediator series will likely find this book to their liking, although not as substantial as those series titles. The cover art is very appealing, drawing on the vampire chic that has grown as similar series have become popular. That appeal, combined with the name recognition of Goosebumps and Fear Street by author Stine, suggests that there should be no shortage of readers eager to consume this book. VOYA CODES: 3Q 4P J S (Readable without serious defects; Broad general YA appeal; Junior High, defined as grades 7 to 9; Senior High, defined as grades 10 to 12). 2004, HarperCollins, 240p., and PLB Ages 12 to 18.