Saturday, December 12, 2009

Vampire Academy: Shadow Kiss

Author: Richelle Mead

Summary: (site) Is Rose's fate to kill the person she loves most? It's springtime at St. Vladimir's Academy, and Rose Hathaway is this close to graduation. Since Mason's death, Rose hasn't been feeling quite right. She has dark flashbacks in the middle of practice, can't concentrate in class, and has terrifying dreams about Lissa. But Rose has an even bigger secret... She's in love with Dimitri. And this time, it's way more than a crush. Then Strigoi target the academy in the deadliest attack in Moroi history, and Dimitri is taken. Rose must protect Lissa at all costs, but keeping her best friend safe could mean losing Dimitri forever...

Review: Gah! I just finished it and now I'm slowly dying!!!!! I really need to read the next book. It ended at such a sad part and I really want to know what the heck is going to happen. *whimper*
Yeah! Amazing fight scenes in this one with such precision. Richelle is an expert on fighting. Those were my favorite passages. Again, amazing imagery and memsmerizing details.
Oh, and the hotness cranks up a bit. :)
The only thing that bothers me about the book, is that Richelle Mead needs to recap with a little more flow. When she talks about eventst that happened in the previous books or when she's describing a term, it's in a not so subtle way. It kinda cut into the writing, so it was obvious. I don't think that the explanations were unneccessary. I just thought that there were better ways of weaving them in.
Read these books because they really are a quite a piece.
Rating: 1 2 3 4 4.5 5
Other Books In The Series:
3. Vampire Academy: Shadow Kiss (this one)
4. Vampire Academy: Blood Promise

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