• Book Ending Autumn banner: The Lion, The Witch and The Low Wardrobe Choices

    Bookending Autumn: The Lion, the Witch and the low Wardrobe choices

    Good morning afternoon bookworms! This post is part of Bookending Autumn 2019, which is organized by Sam & Clo! The prompt for today, “The Lion, the Witch and the low Wardrobe choices” is hosted by Me! (That sounds so weird…) If you want to do this prompt, please don’t forget to link back to this post! Prompt Explanation: You’re going to a Halloween party with some (fictional) friends. You’re late to pick up costumes from the store and there’s only just enough for each of you, so who is going to dress up as what?…

  • Book review: Last Sacrifice

    Last Sacrifice – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 7 December 2010 Goodreads link Book Depository link Rating: Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy #6) blurb: Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice. The Queen is dead and the Moroi world will never be the same. Now, with Rose awaiting wrongful execution and Lissa in a deadly struggle for the royal throne, the girls find themselves forced to rely upon enemies and to question those they thought they could trust… But what if true freedom means sacrificing the most important thing of all? Each other. This is the FINAL…

  • Book review: Spirit Bound

    Spirit Bound – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 18 May 2010 Rating: ★★★★★★★ – 7/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy #5) blurb: After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri’s birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir’s—and to her best friend, Lissa. It is nearly graduation, and the girls can’t wait for their real lives beyond the Academy’s iron gates to begin. But Rose’s heart still aches for Dimitri, and she knows he’s out there, somewhere. Before we get started, I just want to reiterate that I hate cliffhangers. This…

  • Book review: Blood Promise

    Blood Promise – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 1 August 2009 Rating:★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Blood Promise (Vampire Academy #4) blurb: The recent attack on St. Vladimir’s Academy devastated the entire Moroi world. Many are dead. And, for the few victims carried off by Strigoi, their fates are even worse. A rare tattoo now adorns Rose’s neck, a mark that says she’s killed far too many Strigoi to count. But only one victim matters… Dimitri Belikov. Rose must now choose one of two very different paths: honouring her life’s vow to protect Lissa —…

  • Shadow Kiss

    Shadow Kiss – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 2 January 2008 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★★ – 10/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy #3) blurb: WHAT IF FOLLOWING HER HEART MEANS ROSE COULD LOSE HER BEST FRIEND FOREVER? 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…

  • Book review: Frost Bite

    Frostbite – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 10 April 2008 Rating: ★★★★★★★★★ – 9/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Frostbite (Vampire Academy #2) blurb: Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose… It’s winter break at St. Vladimir’s, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy’s crawling with Guardians—including Rose’s hard-hitting mother, Janine Hathaway. And if hand-to-hand combat with her mom wasn’t bad enough, Rose’s tutor Dimitri has his eye on someone else, her…

  • Vampire Academy

    Vampire Academy – Richelle Mead

    Release date: 2 January 2007 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy #1) blurb: 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…

  • Fangirl – Rainbow Rowell

    Release date: 10 September 2013 Rating: ★★★★★★★★ – 8/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link Fangirl blurb: Cath and Wren are identical twins and until recently they did absolutely everything together.  Now they’re off to university and Wren’s decided she doesn’t want to be one half of a pair any more – she wants to dance, meet boys, go to parties and let loose.  It’s not so easy for Cath.  She would rather bury herself in the fanfiction she writes where there’s romance far more intense than anything she’s experienced in real…

  • Undead series – MaryJanice Davidson

    Release date (book 1): 2 March 2004 Rating: ★★★★★★ – 6/10 Goodreads link Book Depository link (book 1) Undead and Unwed (Undead book 1) blurb: Betsy Taylor has just woken up in the morgue to discover she’s a vampire.  On the plus side, being undead sure beats the alternative.  She now has superhuman strength and an unnatural effect on the opposite sex.  What Betsy can’t handle is her new liquid diet… And whilst her mother is relieved to find out that being dead doesn’t mean Betsy can’t visit, her new ‘night-time’ friends have…