Article Title

A Hundred Hours of Night


Sara Miner


Excellent, Intermediate, Young Adult, Fiction

Document Type

Book Review


Emilia De Wit decides to run away to New York city when her father is caught in a teenage scandal. Tired from her journey, she shows up to her arranged apartment to find that she has been scammed. The next morning she meets Seth, who lives in the apartment she originally rented. He is astonished to find out where she has spent the night and offers her a spot in his sister's room. Hurricane Sandy strikes as they head to Sam's apartment. The teenagers stick together as Hurricane Sandy rages on, keeping them confined to the apartment for days. Emilia's parents then come to New York for a fresh start at a life that should have happened the first time.