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Nov
19

Mark Your Calendars: Last Sacrifice Chat Dec. 4

Mark Your Calendars: Last Sacrifice Chat Dec. 4 We’ve made no secret about how excited we are for the release of the final Vampire Academy novel Last Sacrifice. We’re hosting a re-read challenge (you still have time to join in and get entered for sweet prizes) and have loved reading your reactions to each book. But now it’s time to speculate. Join us Dec. 4 — just a few days before the Dec. 7 release of Richelle Mead’s Last...
Nov
12

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2010

Vampire Book Club’s Best Books of 2010 This year we fell in love with several new authors, found new series and even decided we could really get into steampunk. We’ve narrowed the list down to these gems. All the books on this list are ones we’ve told friends, family and random people at the bookstore about. These are the books we tell you are musts for your to-read piles. As a matter of fact, print it out and make it a...
Nov
8

Re-read Review: Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead

Re-read Review: Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) Richelle Mead Published: 2008 (Razorbill) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 5 stars **While we tried to avoid specific spoilers for this particular book, events of the prior novels are referenced freely. ** Each Vampire Academy novel advances in tone and depth as the characters age. In terms of time, only six months has passed from the beginning of...
Oct
29

Re-read Review: Frostbite by Richelle Mead

Re-read Review: Frostbite by Richelle Mead Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) Richelle Mead Published: 2008 (Razorbill) Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4 stars If you read this blog with any regularity, you know I love the complicated, kind of alpha bad boys (Terrible, Rhys, Prince Ash, Mal). So, it’s a little surprising that the first time I read Frostbite, I found Adrian’s cocky, entitled attitude less than...
Oct
10

Re-Read Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Re-Read Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1) Richelle Mead Published: 2007 Purchase at: Book Depository or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 4 stars The first time I read Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy, I devoured it and immediately leaped into the second book Frostbite. But I wasn’t so sure about the book when I started it. The first 40 pages felt clunky and a bit confusing, but once past them the visuals...
Sep
30

October Group Read: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

October Group Read: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead It’s no secret we love Richelle Mead’s books. Both her adult and YA titles are on our shelves. She knows how to build a unique world and her characters are so developed. I joke about how she likes to break my heart, because all her series take you on an emotional rollercoaster ride. (It’s a good thing, we swear.) Typically we have a poll inviting you to vote for the next group read. This...
May
31

Review: Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy #5)

Review: Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy #5) Short version for those already in love with Richelle Mead’s┬áVampire Academy series: Spirit Bound is on par with Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4), which I hold as the best in the series. Spirit Bound Richelle Mead Published: May 18, 2010 Purchase at: The Book Depository or Amazon Rating (out of 5): 5 stars Full review If you have not read Blood Promise, do not read the following as it contains...

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