Thursday, May 19, 2011

Throwback Thursday (16)

Let's talk about those books already on the shelves, yours or the stores.

I have a post for books I'm looking forward to coming out;
Looking Forward To...
But what about all those wonderful books that are ALREADY on the shelves.
Whether it be on your shelf waiting to be read or on the shelves in the stores waiting for you to give it a good home.

So, I thought I would share a book a week that is just waiting for me to travel through it's world.

Now... where do I start? Lets go by Published Date on the books...

This Week:

This is a YA read I won in a packet of books a while ago.  And it sounds like a great read as I wanted it along with several of the others I won.  But, I am shamed to say I haven't got to reading it yet.

Goodreads Synopsis:
When the Mayflower set sail in 1620, it carried on board the men and women who would shape America: Miles Standish; John Alden; Constance Hopkins. But some among the Pilgrims were not pure of heart; they were not escaping religious persecution. Indeed, they were not even human. They were vampires.The vampires assimilated quickly into the New World. Rising to levels of enormous power, wealth, and influence, they were the celebrated blue bloods of American society.

The Blue Bloods vowed that their immortal status would remain a closely guarded secret. And they kept that secret for centuries. But now, in New York City, the secret is seeping out. Schuyler Van Alen is a sophomore at a prestigious private school. She prefers baggy, vintage clothes instead of the Prada and pearls worn by her classmates, and she lives with her reclusive grandmother in a dilapated mansion. Schuyler is a loner...and happy that way. Suddenly, when she turns fifteen, there is a visible mosaic of blue veins on her arm. She starts to crave raw food and she is having flashbacks to ancient times. Then a popular girl from her school is found dead... drained of all her blood. Schuyler doesn't know what to think, but she wants to find out the secrets the Blue Bloods are keeping. But is she herself in danger?

Could those vampire legends really be true? Steeped in vampire lore and set against the glittery backdrop of New York City, Blue Bloods will be devoured by Melissa de la Cruz's legion fans.


  1. It was pretty meh. So you could leave it there ;)

  2. I never got into this series. Seemed too much like the rest. However, if you get to it, I'd love to see what you think of it.

  3. I'm interested in this series too and the new one she's got coming up, The Witches of East End.

  4. Blodeuedd - You know I've heard from more people than not that this is just an okay read. Thank you! :)

    Melissa (Books&Things) - Thank you. I've been hearing the same thing from others too. :) Sounds like an okay read.

    StephanieD - Oh, I didn't know she had a new series out too. That one sounds like an interesting read by the title. :) Thank you!


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