The Coldest Girl in ColdtownHolly Black
fantasy, young adult
Locus Award nominee 2014.
Tana lives in a world where walled cities called Coldtowns exist. In them, quarantined monsters and humans mingle in a decadently bloody mix of predator and prey. The only problem is, once you pass through Coldtown's gates, you can never leave.
Holly Black (born 1971) is an American writer and editor. She is best known for The Spiderwick Chronicles, which she created with illustrator Tony DiTerlizzi.