Book review by Sandie Angulo Chen, Common Sense Media
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age 13+

Vampire story with strong heroine explores prejudice.

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age 12+

Based on 1 review

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age 12+

Based on 7 reviews

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age 12+

This book sucks the life out of you.

Makes every other vampire book you read feel like a masterpiece. The story follows Sydney Sage, a supposedly talented alchemist, who goes to a boarding school in L.A during a mission to pretend vampire and princess Jill Dragomir. If this plot sounds crazy to you, wait to the rest of the book. And then you meet Adrian Ivaskov, who is so horrible you won't even bother to try to say Ivaskov out loud. One of the best lines was "Going to pick up a stranded vampire party boy." - Sydney Sage. Also, the vampires in this book have no reaction to sunlight, except that Jill gets "tired", they eat normal food, and they are mortal. Oh, yeah. And they play mini-golf in 100 degree heat in Los Angles. Totally believable, right? If you liked the Twilight saga, and want to read this because you like vampire books, save your time and find something - anything - better.

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