This book was a wonderful twist on the typical idea of witches and wizards; dark and light,
and love. The people with magic are called Casters, and have different forms of power, some more powerful. Because of a curse placed upon the Duchannes’ family, on their sixteenth birthday they either become Dark or Light, and they have no choice which one they get. Lena is a Duchannes, and Ethan Wate gets sucked into her world of magic, saving him from his monotonous life in a small southern town. With Ethan, can Lena choose her fate, or will she be claimed by the Dark?