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Vampire Academy (#1 Vampire Academy)

Richelle Mead


9781595141743

RAZORBILL


Paranormal Romance » Vampires;
Paranormal Romance » Young Adult


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336 pages

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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 dedicated to a dangerous life of protecting Lissa from the Strigoi, who are hell-bent on making Lissa one of them. After two years of freedom, Rose and Lissa are caught and dragged back to St. Vladimir's Academy, a school for vampire royalty and their guardians-to-be, hidden deep in the forests of Montana. But inside the iron gates, life is even more fraught with danger and the Strigoi are always close by. Rose and Lissa must navigate their dangerous world, confront the temptations of forbidden love, and never once let their guard down, lest the evil undead make Lissa on of them forever

By:   Richelle Mead
Imprint:   RAZORBILL
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   Bk 1
Dimensions:   Height: 208mm,  Width: 141mm,  Spine: 23mm
Weight:   334g
ISBN:   9781595141743
ISBN 10:   159514174X
Series:   Vampire Academy
Pages:   336
Publication Date:   January 2008
Audience:   Young adult ,  Preschool (0-5)
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active


This story is no ordinary vampire tale. Mead has done her homework on Romanian folklore and Orthodox Catholic saints, and she uses it to weave a unique and mesmerizing mystery with a whodunit ending that even the most skilled detectives will not predict. With social angst that every teenager can appreciate and sexual tension that leaves Stephanie Meyer's Twilight looking like a children's book, this little gem is sure to be a hit.--VOYA Mead's absorbing, debut YA novel, the first in a new series, blends intricately detailed fantasy with a contemporary setting, teen-relevant issues, and a diverse...cast of supporting characters. Occasional steamy sex and a scattering of vulgar language demand mature readers, but teens able to handle the edgy elements will speed through this vamp story and anticipate the next installment.--Booklist

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