Series of the Week: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

FRIDAAAAY AND I DON’T WORK THIS WEEKEND SO HELL YEAAAAH.

Hello, welcome to series of the week where I babble incoherently about a series I like!

This week is Vampire Academy! SO

I’m running out of series to feature lmaooo. Well, series I’ve actually already read. So I’m saying fuck it and just doing series that I also want to read or have started reading and never finished. I sort of did it last week with Amelia Gray: Graveyard Queen and also, this is my blog MY DOMAIN MY CASTLE I WILL DO WHAT I WANT.

It’s been years since I first read Vampire Academy. Like…nearly ten years, before I had my Juliet years, what I do remember from it was pretty good and I’m not one that usually likes Vampire novels.

Synopsis:

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 in the deep forests of Montana. But inside the iron gates, life is even more fraught with danger . . . and the Strigoi are always close by.

So…I love books about boarding schools lmao. I don’t know why, they just seem so comforting and cozy to me. Pair it up with some ancient hidden evil like vampires and we have ourselves a hit.

I remember reading it and being like Rose is badass and the cover is really nice but I hate vampires but then I read it and I fell in love INSTANTLY.

I do believe I still have this box set around on my bookcase somewhere.

Update: I do not. I only have Twilight which…maybe Juliet will want when she’s older.

I might have gotten it from my aunt so this will definitely be fun to read and enjoy again. Lmao, this wasn’t much of a review and more of me musing.

Have you read Vampire Academy? What did you think about it? Let me know in the comments below.

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19 thoughts on “Series of the Week: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

  1. I read the first three years ago during my vampire mania, and the unique story really stuck with me! It was the second series about a vampire boarding school that I read, but was so completely different from the other one that I was hooked!

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  2. I can’t believe you’ve never told me you want to read this!! It’s one of my favorite series. I just started re-reading it actually like a month ago. I’ve done the first and the second, now i need to find time to move to the third one.

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  3. Okay I’d never heard of this series until I started blogging and now I see it literally everywhere! This series makes an appearance on soooo many lists by sooo many bloggers it’s kinda crazy. I’m definitely intrigued but still on the fence whether to pick it up or not. I think I might cave and read it though πŸ˜… Looove this post feature, Amanda! 😍😍

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    1. tyyyy dini! lmao i usually dislike vampire books heavily but after my mom had her stroke i stayed w my aunt for a month to decompress and this is a book i picked up and i really loved it. i def might give it a try.

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  4. I feel the boarding school obsession! Think it’s so cool to see what happens to characters in the semi-isolation. My fave use of that element is in Donna Tartt’s The Secret History! (That one’s actually a college but shhhhh)

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