Monthly Archives: April 2013

Review: Ghost Heart by Yvonne Navarro and Weston Ochse

What to say about Ghost Heart? It’s so hard to review a book that’s genuinely more of an experience than a read. It’s the story of Matt, a boy facing the break up of his parents and watching his friend’s … Continue reading

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Life Sucks by Jessica Abel, Gabe Soria, and Warren Pleece

First Second Books, 2008 ISBN: 1596431075 Available: New Life Sucks is an unusual, funny, and unglamourous take on the vampire tale. Dave Miller is a young man whose life takes a dramatic change when he applies for a night job … Continue reading

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Review: Misguided Angel by Melissa de la Cruz

Like with Bloody Valentine I found Misguided Angel far more interesting when it focused on someone other than Jack and Schuyler. It opens with them, though, so I will as well. Jack and Schuyler have discovered that the Countess’s protection … Continue reading

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Night Road by A.M. Jenkins

HarperTeen, 2008 ISBN:9780060546045 Available: New Night Road tells the tale of Cole, a hemovore (don’t call him a vampire). Hemovores drink blood from humans, referred to as omnis. Cole is summoned to help Gordon, a young college student accidentally turned … Continue reading

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Review: Wolf Pact by Melissa de la Cruz

Bliss is my favorite character in Melissa de la Cruz’s Blue Bloods series, so a novel starring Bliss and werewolves? Yes please! While the Blue Bloods books are about teens facing a series of really big issues (serial killers, redemption, … Continue reading

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Suck it Up By Brian Meehl

Delacorte Books for Young Readers, 2008 ISBN-10: 0385733003 Available: New and Used Morning McCobb is coming out of the coffin. The unassuming vampire has been chosen as the poster child for the International Vampire League, an organization of vampires who … Continue reading

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Review: Bloody Valentine by Melissa de la Cruz

Bloody Valentine isn’t a  full book in the Blue Bloods series. It’s a side book, fan service and an effort to fill in some empty blanks in the story. There are three novelettes between these covers. Just Another Night in … Continue reading

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Review: The Van Alen Legacy by Melissa de la Cruz

The van Alen legacy is easy: find the gates to the underworld and protect them so Lucifer can’t escape. Of course since the attack in Rio, where Lucifer tricked Lawrence van Alen into killing an innocent and thus releasing Leviathan … Continue reading

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VAMPS by Nancy A. Collins

Harper Teen, 2008 ISBN: 0061349178 Available: New and Used VAMPS is book one in a series about the vampire teens of Bathory Academy, a prestigious night school for the richest and most powerful members of the vampire race. The first … Continue reading

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Review: Revelations by Melissa de la Cruz

Secrets, secrets and more secrets come out in this third installment of the Blue Bloods series. Charles Force, leader of the Blue Bloods and spurned soul mate of Schuyler van Allen’s mother has taken legal custody of her from her … Continue reading

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