I'd probably give this one a 2.5. I liked the characters enough in the first book to follow them on their journeys, but I didn't enjoy the second book as much. It was pretty darn predictable what Blaire's big fat problem was going to be. The roller coaster of Blaire's and Rush's relationship was getting a bit old, as well. Blair would get mad at him, say this obviously isn't going to work at all, I never should have expected this fairy tale to work for us, blah blah blah... he apologizes, Blair's happy in his arms again. Lather, rinse, repeat. It happened like five times, and each time Blair was just going to leave him. This book did get a bit more into the lives of some of the other characters, which was fun.See my rant about typos and errors in my review of the first book, as it is quite relevant to this book as well.