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YA Series Review: Vampire Kisses 1-3 by Ellen Schreiber

Titles: Vampire Kisses, kissing Coffins, Vampireville
Author: Ellen Schreiber
Published: October 1st 2008 by HarperTeen
Type: Romance, Vampires, Supernatural

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A new guy in town.

Rumors of vampires.

Dangerous first love.

This is where it all begins. . . .

The mansion on top of Benson Hill has stood empty for years. But one day it seems to be occupied, and its mysterious, handsome inhabitant Alexander Sterling becomes the source of much talk around town. Raven, a vampire-obsessed Goth-girl who has always considered herself an outsider in “Dullsville,” is determined to uncover the truth surrounding the secretive Alexander. As she gets to know him, and their spark intensifies, Raven finds herself in some unanticipated situations. Can Alexander make her lifelong dream come true? But love always has its complications—especially when it can only be awakened at nightfall.

The first three books in Ellen Schreiber’s bestselling Vampire Kisses series capture the thrill of a most unusual romance.

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Vampire Kisses: Raven is a unusual girl she dresses on the goth side, she isn’t shy and to top it all off she wishes to be a vampire. Raven has a huge obsession over vampires. She watches and day dreams that one day that will come true. I love Ravens personalty. She is sassy and isn’t scared to be herself.

When a family moves in the mansion. Rumors spread that they are vampires. Raven dreams start to come true. she gets close to the boy and starts to believe he is really a vampire. Never leaves the house, only leaves at night. Lives in the spooky attic. Bats fly around. Raven has to stop the town from hating him and find the truth.

The book is really funny for the most book. I couldn’t take the book serious enough. Right when you start to believe his not a vampire the ending fools you. I did like the book. It did feel like more a spoof of vampires at times.

Rating: 3 stars

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YA Book Review: Revelations by Melissa De La Cruz

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Title: Revelations (Blue Bloods #3)
Author: Melissa De La Cruz
Published: November 11th 2009 by Disney/Hyperion
Type: Paranormal, Romance, Vampires
Source: PBS
Paperback

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When an ancient place of power is threatened in Rio de Janeiro, however, the Blue Bloods need Schuyler on their side. The stakes are high, the battle is bloody; and through it all Schuyler is torn between duty and passion, love and freedom.

Romance, glamour, and vampire love collide in the highly anticipated third book in the best-selling author Melissa de la Cruz’s Blue Bloods series.

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I have to say this series just keeps getting better. There is a little more action going on in this book compared to the rest even tho it doesn’t happens until towards the end. you could tell the the book was leading to something much bigger then what we have been dealing with in the blue bloods series.

I really enjoy Melissa Writing. She knows how to keep you reading. You could really feel the characters in her writing. you don;t they to be told who you are reading about , it just comes to you easily. The characters all have such different personality’s it’s really hard to get confused on who is who.

The more the books go the more i find Jack and Schuyler are annoying together.  I really like all the characters just hate the obsessed romance they have. It get’s pretty clear that they are not meant to be together. you can’t feel the connection between the two. I more of Sky and Ollie. I really feel bad, he cares so much for Sky but no matter how hard he tries to make sky get it, she just doesn’t see. I wanted to slap her a few times in the series…i mean come on! yeah jack is like awesome but how can you say no to Ollie?

There was a few parts in the book that had me close to tears and parts that really shocked me. The series just keeps getting better and darker when it comes with the plot. Not only does Sky have to deal with Mimi but she also has to deal with darker evil then the sliver bloods and protect her grandfather.

The book was full of shocking turns that literately had me gasping for air and me going ” No, no…omg, omg!” Bliss has more of the spotlight in this book..her character in Revelations is really important..and i was shocked on finding out what happened to her and Dylan and everything.

The book does have some little flaws but the overall book itself overpowers them. If you haven’t read the first book in the series…i will repeat read it. You will love the characters good and bad. like i said the book really does just get better and better, so far anyways. Even tho i do feel like the book could have done without the love triangles.

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YA Book Review: The Immortal Rules By Julie Kagawa

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Title: The Immortal Rules (Blood of Eden #1)
Author: Julie Kagawa
Published: 2012 by Harlequin Teen
Type: Dystopia, Science Fiction, Paranormal, Vampires
Paperback

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Summery:To survive in a ruined world, she must embrace the darkness…

Allison Sekemoto survives in the Fringe, the outermost circle of a walled-in city. By day, she and her crew scavenge for food. By night, any one of them could be eaten. Some days, all that drives Allie is her hatred of them—the vampires who keep humans as blood cattle. Until the night Allie herself dies and becomes one of the monsters.

Forced to flee her city, Allie must pass for human as she joins a ragged group of pilgrims seeking a legend—a place that might have a cure for the disease that killed off most of civilization and created the rabids, the bloodthirsty creatures who threaten human and vampire alike. And soon Allie will have to decide what and who is worth dying for…again.

Enter Julie Kagawa’s dark and twisted world as an unforgettable journey begins.

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(warning this review may or may not count as a spoiler)

Put Vampires in a Dystopian world and add the amazing Author Julie Kagawa and you my fine readers have a awesome recipe for an epic story. I have been a huge fan of Julie for a little while now. I first fell in love with her with The Iron Fey series. That series is just really amazing. Julie takes a whole different turn in the Immortal Rules series. Those books are completely different but amazing in there own right. I just love to be able to step in another world of Julie Kagawa. The funny thing is that i didn’t even mean to by The Immortal Rules, it was a oopsie buy that i don’t even remember. I been wanting to read this book for a while now but never got around to it, so i like to think of it as fate.

I really loved the whole concept of the story, of a Dystopian world run by vampires. I love Dystopians and vampires and to have them combined is a instant win in my book. If you read The Iron Fey series, it was more of a light story of love. But The Immortal Rules was so much more then that. The Book just has this dark feel to it. Allison’s lives in slums of a walled up vampire city with the unregisterers, worrying about food and vampires. Things to a dark turn for Allison and she turns in to the one thing she hated the most..a Vampire. She has to survive outside of the walls with the Rapids, nasty monsters that prey flash.  Years ago a virus swept the world and killed most the humans and turning vampires into rapids.

Allison’s comes across a group and helps them to this place called Eden. Allison’s has to learn to blend in. The story if full of adventure, and shocking twist and turns. You will shed a tear or thousands when reading the book. It is a love story in a dark world. The story is intense, that will have you griping the pages. I feel like everyone will love Allison’s kick ass personally.

I am happy to say i was not disappointed! The series was a hell of a ride but an awesome one. The book ends with a cliff hanger! Can’t wait to seek my teeth in the 2nd book. Julie Kagawa knows what the readers want and she knows how to deliver it. I happy i get to step in another world of Julie Kagawa and can’t wait to step in more awesome story’s by this awesome human. I 100% recommend this book if you haven’t already read it.

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Waiting on Wednesday #3

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking the Spine,
which spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating!

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Title: The Fiery Heart ( Bloodlines #4 )
Author: Richelle Mead
Comes out November 19th 2013 

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In The Indigo Spell, Sydney was torn between the Alchemist way of life and what her heart and gut were telling her to do. And in one breathtaking moment that Richelle Mead fans will never forget, she made a decision that shocked even her. . . .

But the struggle isn’t over for Sydney. As she navigates the aftermath of her life-changing decision, she still finds herself pulled in too many directions at once. Her sister Zoe has arrived, and while Sydney longs to grow closer to her, there’s still so much she must keep secret. Working with Marcus has changed the way she views the Alchemists, and Sydney must tread a careful path as she harnesses her profound magical ability to undermine the way of life she was raised to defend. Consumed by passion and vengeance, Sydney struggles to keep her secret life under wraps as the threat of exposure—and re-education—looms larger than ever.

Pulses will race throughout this thrilling fourth installment in the New York Times bestselling Bloodlines series, where no secret is safe.

 

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so freaking excited about this! I love the Bloodlines series. Richelle Mead is one of my favorite authors. She is amazing! a LEGEND! The Fiery Heart looks like it’s gonna be epic. we get to read in Adrian and Sydney’s P.O.V and my fan-girl feels hasn’t stopped since i found out. Like i said it’s gonna be epic. i can all see myself flooding with tears when i read it. or laugh my way to a mental hospital.. one way or another i am gonna freak out and go crazy when the mail-man drops off the package. Yes i i have this book Pre-ordered this book for a very long time…I wish it was November already.

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YA Book Review: Betrayed A House of Night Noval

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Title: Betrayed ( A House Of Night #2 )
Author: P.C Cast, Kristin Cast
Published:  2007 by St. Martin’s Griffin
Type: Paranormal, Vampires
Paperback, 310 pages

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Summery: Fledgling vampyre Zoey Redbird has managed to settle in at the House of Night.  She’s come to terms with the vast powers the vampyre goddess, Nyx, has given her, and is getting a handle on being the new Leader of the Dark Daughters. Best of all, Zoey finally feels like she belongs–like she really fits in. She actually has a boyfriend…or two. Then the unthinkable happens: Human teenagers are being killed, and all the evidence points to the House of Night. While danger stalks the humans from Zoey’s old life, she begins to realize that the very powers that make her so unique might also threaten those she loves. Then, when she needs her new friends the most, death strikes the House of Night, and Zoey must find the courage to face a betrayal that could break her heart, her soul, and jeopardize the very fabric of her world.

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I was NOT a fan of Marked the first book in the House of Night Series..and i’m very disappointed that the second book betrayed was not good at all. I didn’t finish that book. i felt like the Awkwardness in this book was hard for me to keep on reading. I think the whole series covers are awesome i just wish the story was awesome. Zoey’s personality and actions just annoyed me. I hate not finishing a series, like it just drives me crazy when i don;t finish a series…but i just couldn’t deal with this series at all. Maybe the 3rd book and up are better books and worth the read but i just CAN’T. It’s not i dislike the book. i do like the whole concept the authors tried to aim at. But it just wasn’t for me. I couldn’t lose myself in the books. I couldn’t relate to the characters at all. Honestly if the book was in Aphrodite’s p.o.v..then the book might just have something. The love triangle in this book was just confusing and lame and awkward..if you’re gonna do a love triangle then just do it right..that’s all i ask.

I Don’t want to total hate on this series. there is people who liked the whole series. I just couldn’t wrap myself around it. If you liked the series that’s awesome. I am happy you like it and find the good in it. If you haven’t read the book in my opinion i don’t recommend it but if you like to risk it and think you might like it and if you like a Darker version of twilight then you might just like the series.  then go for it. Please let me know what your pros and cons of the series is.

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A YA Book Review: City of Bones ( A Re-read )

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  • Title: City of Bones ( The Mortal Instruments #1 )
  • Author: Cassandra Claire
  • Published: 2007 By Simon & Schuster
  • Type: Paranormal, Urban Fantasy
  • Paperback, 485 Pages
  • Sourse: BookMooch.com (Traded)

Amazon | Barnes and Noble | Half

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Summery: When Clary Fray heads out to the Pandemonium Club in New York City, she hardly expects to witness a murder. Much less a murder commited by three teenagers covered with odd markings. This is Clary’s first meeting with the Shadowhunters, warriors dedicated to ridding the earth of demons–and keeping the odd werewolves and vampires in line. It’s also her first meeting with gorgeous, golden-haired Jace. Within twenty-four hours Clary is pulled into Jace’s world with a vengeance, when her mother disappears and Clary herself is attacked by a demon. But why would demons be interested in an ordinary mundane like Clary? And how did she suddenly get the Sight? The Shadowhunters would like to know…

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My Review: I Have already read the Whole series but i wanted to re-read it for the upcoming movie! only only a few days left. First i want to talk about the queen, YES, the queen. Miss Cassandra Claire is a freaking Legend. Everything she touches turns to gold. Her Writing is amazing and her use of quotes in each chapter always puts a smile on my face, and i love in each book we don’t just read in one person point of view. All her Characters she writes will always have a spot in my heart.

City of Bones Starts off with Clary and Simon at the Pandemonium club, and that’s when we Discover all the awesome thing in this book. there is 5 Books out so far in the The Mortal Instruments and more to come! There is also the Infernal Devices Series that is part of TMI. and soon we will have The Dark Artifices.

After Finishing reading the book i confirmed that I.STILL.LOVE! The Mortal Instruments. i will always be a fan even when i am old and can’t walk no more. The Mortal Instruments is amazing. And Have i mention that i am in love with Simon? No? Well i am he is mine! i call dibs. I am happy i re-read City of Bones and now i am soo ready for the movie even got my gear.

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If you haven’t read the series then you are missing out simply as that. There is Vampires, Werewolfs, WARLOCKS!, Demons and even Fairies, and of course Half Angels. I just really love the twist and turns in city of bones, it is always making me want to chew my nails off every time i will never get over it. and now i am dyeing for City of heavenly Fire Next year!!!

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Some books just stick to you for life, and TMI is one of them. I been Fan-girling over this book for a while, i remember around this time of last year the TMI movie getting filmed and being on Tumber Following every step of the way and now in just a few day we all get to watch the Movie come to life on the been screen and i don;t think i am over the shock yet and i still can’t believe until my arse in on the sit next to the screen will i every think this was happening. This movie is gonna be Awesome!

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YA Book Review: A Shade of Vampire

17255435Title: A Shade of Vampire
Author: Bella Forrest
Published: 2012 By Createspace Indepentent Publishing
Type: Paranormal, Fantasy, Vampires
Ebook PDF, 89 – 149 Pages
Source: From the Author for review

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Summery: On the evening of Sofia Claremont’s seventeenth birthday, she is sucked into a nightmare from which she cannot wake.

A quiet evening walk along a beach brings her face to face with a dangerous pale creature that craves much more than her blood.

She is kidnapped to an island where the sun is eternally forbidden to shine.
An island uncharted by any map and ruled by the most powerful vampire coven on the planet. She wakes here as a slave, a captive in chains.

Sofia’s life takes a thrilling and terrifying turn when she is the one selected out of hundreds of girls to join the harem of Derek Novak, the dark royal Prince.

Despite his addiction to power and obsessive thirst for her blood, Sofia soon realizes that the safest place on the island is within his quarters, and she must do all within her power to win him over if she is to survive even one more night.

Will she succeed? …or is she destined to the same fate that all other girls have met at the hands of the Novaks?

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My Review: I love vampire story’s it is a guilty Pleasure for me. I don’t know why i like them so much, it just that vampires are cool.

The book starts off with Sofia walking on the beach on her 17th Birthday, she is thinking to herself about stuff and her best friend Ben, who she likes but he is with some girl, when a mysterious men walks up to her and then she is taken.

the book is a short read, this may be the shortest book i have read  i usually read books that are 300+ pages. The book is in two POV, Sofia’s and Derek’s( Derek is a vampire who has been a sleep for a very look time ). It kind of reminds me of medieval mixed in modern Time, vampires living in tree houses. It is a normal Vampire book, you know usual, vampire’s drink blood and can’t be in the sunlight, can get killed by a stake, the usual, But the story is still unique and different in some ways.

There was this part where Derek’s sister mention Shadow Hunters ( Which by the way are Vampire Hunters ) but i had a fangirl moment cause i kept thinking about The Mortal Instruments( Don’t worry this book is not like TMI).

The Story is dark, just the way i like my vampire story’s. A vampire story without darkness would be like Twilight..Tho i do like Twilight, you just have to have some darkness for me to enjoy. I think people who like Vampire story’s would really like this one.

The Connection between Sofia and Derek is refreshing that i thought it was cute how they are together. Derek is supposed to be this evil monster in a way but around Sofia he becomes caring and sweet and very Protective of her.

I thought the cover was an ok Cover, just don’t judge the book by the cover and the number of pages. It is a good book and i like it.

And the ending made me go crazy like i just wanted to know what would happen next! like i have to get the next book just to find out more about what will happen between Derek and Sofia and even BEN!

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