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Buddy Read: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead


Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead
Series: Vampire Academy, #1
Genre: Paranormal | Fantasy
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 332 pages
Source: Library
Published on November 2013 by RAZORBILL
Richelle Mead: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
Only a true best friend can protect you from your immortal enemies . . .

Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with a rare gift for harnessing the earth’s magic. She must be protected at all times from Strigoi; the fiercest vampires – the ones who never die. The powerful blend of human and vampire blood that flows through Rose Hathaway, Lissa’s best friend, makes her a dhampir. Rose is dedicated to a dangerous life of protecting Lissa from the Strigoi, who are hell-bent on making Lissa one of them.

After two years of freedom, Rose and Lissa are caught and dragged back to St. Vladimir’s Academy, a school for vampire royalty and their guardians-to-be, hidden in the deep forests of Montana. But inside the iron gates, life is even more fraught with danger . . . and the Strigoi are always close by.

Rose and Lissa must navigate their dangerous world, confront the temptations of forbidden love, and never once let their guard down, lest the evil undead make Lissa one of them forever . . .
 

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Book Review: The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead

 


The Indigo Spell by Richelle Mead
Series: Bloodlines, #3
Genre: Paranormal | Fantasy
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 401 pages
Source: My Copy
Published on February 12th 2013 by Razorbill
Richelle Mead: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:

An ancient magic. A heart-wrenching decision… Sydney Sage is an Alchemist. She protects vampire secrets – and human lives. In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she is struggling to decide between following her Alchemist teachings – or her heart. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch, a former Alchemist who is now on the run. As Marcus pushes her to rebel, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as Sydney searches for the person attacking powerful young witches, she realizes that she must embrace her magical blood – or else she will be next..
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Book Review: Bloodlines by Richelle Mead


Bloodlines by Richelle Mead
Series: Bloodlines, #1
Genre: Paranormal | Fantasy
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 423 pages
Source: My Copy
Published on May 24th of 2011 by RAZORBILL
Richelle Mead: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
When alchemist Sydney is ordered into hiding to protect the life of Moroi princess Jill Dragomir, the last place she expects to be sent is a human private school in Palm Springs, California. 

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Graphic Novel Review: Shadow Kiss

 


Shadow Kiss by Richelle Mead and Illustrated by Emma Vieceli 
Series: Vampire Academy, #3
Genre: Paranormal | Graphic Novels
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 160 pages
Source: My Copy
Published on 31st December 2013 by RAZORBILL
Richelle Mead: Website|Twitter|Goodreads

Emma Vieceli: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Leigh Dragoon: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
It’s springtime at St. Vladimir’s Academy, and Rose is close to graduation, but since making her first Strigoi kills, things haven’t felt quite right. She’s having dark thoughts, behaving erratically, and worst of all …might be seeing ghosts. Consumed by her forbidden love with her tutor Dimitri and protecting her best friend, the Moroi princess Lissa, Rose is in no state to see the deadly threat that will change her entire world – and make her choose between the two people she loves most.

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Graphic Novel Review: Frostbite by Richelle Mead

 


Frostbite The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead and Illustrated by Emma Vieceli 
Series: Vampire Academy, #2
Genre:  Paranormal | Graphic Novels
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 156 pages
Source: My Copy
Published on 24th May 2012 by RAZORBILL
Richelle Mead: Website|Twitter|Goodreads

Emma Vieceli: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Leigh Dragoon: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
WHEN LOVE AND JEALOUSY COLLIDE ON THE SLOPES. WINTER BREAK TURNS DEADLY. A Strigoi attack puts St. Vladimir’s on high alert, and the Academy whisks its students away on a mandatory Holiday ski trip. But the glittering winter landscape and posh Idaho resort only provide the illusion of safety. When three students run away to strike back at the Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. Only this time, Rose – and her heart – are in more danger than she could have imagined.

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Graphic Novel Review: Vampire Academy

 


Vampire Academy The Graphic Novel by Richelle Mead and illustrated by Emma Vieceli 
Series: Vampire Academy, #1
Genre: Paranormal | Graphic Novels
Age Range: Young Adult
Format: Paperback, 144 pages
Source: My Copy
Published on 23rd August 2011 by RAZORBILL
Richelle Mead: Website TwitterGoodreads

Emma Vieceli: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Leigh Dragoon: Website | Twitter | Goodreads

Synopsis:
After two years on the run, best friends Rose and Lissa are caught and returned to St. Vladimir’s Academy, a private high school for vampires and half-bloods. It’s filled with intrigue, danger—and even romance.

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