Struggling to master her newfound magical abilities, Lily continues to work with the Adepts, a secret group of mages dedicated to protecting the innocent and battling the Reapers, mages who exploit others for power. With Chicago as their battleground, the two factions clash repeatedly. Meanwhile, stranger things than mages are stalking the streets at night, threatening to cause real trouble. Lily’s also determined to uncover her parents’ secrets, and still find time to date here werewolf boyfriend. With so much on the line, something’s bound to give. With an interesting premise and a host of memorable characters, this series fails to disappoint. I’m looking forward to each new entry.