Thursday, August 2, 2012

Review: Descended by Blood by Angeline Kace


Brooke Keller is a high school junior who has never spent much time living in one place. She is finally in a town long enough to almost snag the boy of her dreams, until her life is threatened after killing a fanged man in his attempt to kidnap her. Brooke begins a dangerous journey in an effort to find out who is after her and how to stop them. In a world with powerful and prejudiced vampires, Brooke must tap into the side of her that she never knew existed at the risk of losing her life in order to save it.

My Thoughts:

Descended by Blood was such a fun, fast, awesome read! I can't wait for the follow-up book, especially after that crazy ending! Oh my gosh!

So, after that little bit of fangirl gushing, here's my review. Descended by Blood is a great addition to the the YA vampire genre. It's not just plain old vampires creeping around in dark alleys at night. There's a whole society of Pijawikas and Zao Duhs. A society that Brooke knows nothing about until a crazy dude tries to kill her at her boyfriend Jaren's house. Brooke, Jaren and Brooke's best friend Kaitlynn run to Utah with some new friends while Brooke learns about her true nature.

I don't want to give away anything good, but I think it's safe to say that Descended by Blood is an exciting, fast-paced story that definitely is worth to read, especially if you love the vampire genre.

There were a couple things that bothered me about Brooke, however. First of all, she was a bit whiny when she learned the truth about her origins and awesome powers. I would have been super excited about this powers, but Brooke wants to pretended they don't exist. Secondly, I feel like Brooke likes to lead the boys along (yes, there is a love triangle, but it works). Seriously girl, make up your mind! Although there's not much of a contest for me (Team Mirko all the way)!

Overall, I really enjoyed Descended by Blood and I can't wait for Enemy Within!

On the Cover:

I like the cover quite a bit, especially the little blood drops.

Rating: 4 Hearts

Source: I received the book as part of a giveaway by the author

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