Check out my review of Jeri Smith-Ready's excellent YA urban fantasy, SHADE at Debuts & Reviews http://www.tianevitt.com/2010/06/fantasy-review-shade-by-jeri-smith-ready/
Then go buy the bok. Yes--it is THAT good.
The adventures of a Witch who writes nonfiction and fiction. Author of 9 books from Llewellyn, including Everyday Witchcraft (2015) and The Baba Yaga, Broken Rider, and Veiled Magic series from Berkley Romance