A Quick Tip by vampire_eyez

  • Jun 3, 2011
This isnt the most captivating or entertaining vampire series out there but what it looses in quality it makes up for in interesting plot twists. The first books a little dry up until the end where it takes some interesting turns, ride it out to the end, it proves its self worthy of progressing to the sexond book.
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June 06, 2011
thanks for sharing though! full review?
June 06, 2011
Im pondering if i want to do one or not..the materal is a little dry but i just started book 5 and it seems to be more review worthy so ill probably do that one instead.
June 06, 2011
well....I like dirty LOL!
June 06, 2011
Hahaha i said DRY not dirty...but good to know lol
 
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review by . June 15, 2009
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Grade 9 Up—College should be an exciting time, but for brainy 16-year-old Claire Danvers that's too mild a word. Due to advanced placement, Claire can start college early, but her parents refuse to allow her to go to the distant Ivy League school of her dreams. She goes to Texas Prairie University where she is tormented by the popular girls—but that's the least of her worries. Morganville, home of the university, is also home to vampires and vampire hunters. Claire finds protection from the horrors of the town in the Glass House with three fellow outcasts, Goth girl Eve, rebellious Shane, and Michael, who disappears during the day. Claire falls for Shane and would do anything to protect her friends, including facing down bloodthirsty vampires and dangerous bikers. Rachel Caine's first two books (Penguin, 2006, 2007) in the series flesh out the characters and the setting, allowing listeners to really visualize the town. These suspenseful titles are filled with violence, language, and sensual situations. Cynthia Holloway's narration has a supernatural quality that is perfectly suited to the story, and she does a nice job of switching between characters and capturing the changes in Claire as she grows more mature and confident. Older teens will fall under Caine's spell as she weaves together scary moments with romantic situations, which are at times overly descriptive, but not graphic. Those looking for books likeTwilight, but with more bite, will enjoy this ...
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ISBN-10: 0451219945
ISBN-13: 978-0451219947
Author: Rachel Caine
Publisher: NAL Jam

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