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Thursday, October 1, 2009

VAMPIRE KISSES: THE BEGINNING by Ellen Schreiber


VAMPIRE KISSES: THE BEGINNING
Author:
Ellen Schreiber
  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Paperback: 576 pages
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (April 21, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 006177894X
  • ISBN-13: 978-0061778940
SYNOPSIS:

A new guy in town.

Rumors of vampires.

Dangerous first love.

This is where it all begins. . . .

The mansion on top of Benson Hill has stood empty for years. But one day it seems to be occupied, and its mysterious, handsome inhabitant Alexander Sterling becomes the source of much talk around town. Raven, a vampire-obsessed Goth-girl who has always considered herself an outsider in "Dullsville," is determined to uncover the truth surrounding the secretive Alexander. As she gets to know him, and their spark intensifies, Raven finds herself in some unanticipated situations. Can Alexander make her lifelong dream come true? But love always has its complications—especially when it can only be awakened at nightfall.

MY TAKE:

This was a vampire story for young adults. At least that is what it says on the product description. I would have to say though, that if toddlers could read, they wouldn't even bother with it. This book features the first three books in the Vampire Kisses series. The first book was okay to read, but as you moved on to the second and third book you sill start to feel like throwing it in the trash. The writing was juvenile, the plot was boring, and we hardly even get to hear from the main paranormal character of the book! We get to hear from Raven and her life at school, her friendship with Becky, and her constant bickering with Trevor who is the class snob! I am glad I had this on loan from the library and didn't spend my money on it. If anything, I would only recommend the first book in this series. I don't even think I will bother with reading the rest in this series.

MY RATING:


I did not enjoy this

book


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1 Comments:

Blogger Michelle (Red Headed Book Child) said...

Well it sounded kind of good but I trust your review.

:)

October 1, 2009 at 5:26 PM  

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