First I have to say that this was one of the best audiobook narrators I've listened to so if you have the opprotunity to get it in audio I would highly reccomend it. Ok so I loved this book from the first sentance. In addition to elementals there are also vamps, dwarfs and giants. It was all really put together well. There were several parts where I thought oh this is where the book will end but it didn't. I appreciate that in a book. Especially a series, they always seem to end abruptly. Not that there wasn't a cliff-hanger of sorts but I hate to say I kinda expected what happened. I just figured it wouldn't be until later in the series. As far as characters go Gin was really bad-ass and her interactions with Finn we're hilarious. I will definetly read the next book.