Sunday, August 26, 2012

Blood Moon by Alyxandra Harvey

Series: Drake Chronicles (bk. 5)

Genera: Paranormal Romance

Subjects: Vampires, hunters, supernatural, royalty, love

Age/Grade Level: Teen

Length: 298 pgs.

HC/PB: Hardcover (also available in paperback)

List Price: $16.99

Publisher: Bloomsbury: Walker

Summary/ product description: “When the vampire tribes convene for the rare Blood Moon ceremonies, Solange’s fight with her feral nature, a mysterious stranger, family secrets and forbidden magic put all of the Drakes in danger.”

My Rating: êêê1/2

My Review: This series is still the funniest vampire series I’ve ever read, but this book was not the best in the series. I liked Out For Blood the best, and I don’t think any of the others were as good. This book was not as exciting. Lucy is one of my favorite characters, and I love her voice/narration. The events in this book weren’t done as well as some of the other books. Having it switch between 3 perspectives, rather than two, is taking away from the story, even if it’s showing more. The opening was pretty good, but Solange’s behavior was just so weird. I’m hoping we get to see Kieran’s perspective in the next book. I think the next book is probably the series conclusion. Also it’ll probably rotate between Kieran, Lucy and Solange.

Sorry for the short review, I wasn’t in a vampire-book mood, and I was just hoping for more. Some people like might this 5th book, some won't. I liked it, just not enough. Not like I loved book 3.

Cover Art Review: Generic/boring. I do like the swirl textures, though. I miss the old covers.

~Haley G

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