Saturday, April 18, 2009
I have found another amazing new teens series about vampires by Rachel Caine. I went to Rachel Caine's website to find out more about the Morganville Vampires series and found out that there are 5 books in the series with the 6th book coming out in June of this year. I read the sample chapter of the first book in the series, Glass House, since there weren't any blurbs and it seemed it would be a good idea to get a feel for what I was going to read before I buy the series. I was instantly hooked after reading the first chapter of the book even though there were a few grammar errors in the chapter posted on the website. I found out that I can reserve a copy of the books through Barnes and Nobles website at my local BN and I was lucky enough when they e-mailed me that they had all 5 books there and I could pick it up the next day.
When I read the blurb on the back of the book that quote that I have written below really had me laughing. “FORGET WHAT HAPPENS TO THE KID WITH THE SCAR AND GLASSES: I WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IN MORGANVILLE.” —THE ETERNAL NIGHT. I can really agree with that quote because I have totally come to love this series more that the Harry Potter books. I have so enjoyed reading the first three books in this wonderfully entertaining series and now we get more into the lives of Claire and her friends. Now in the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans have learned to live in relative peace but still, students like Claire Danvers know that after dark, studying can take a back-seat to staying alive. But the tenuous good-neighbor policy is really turned on its head with the arrival of Mr. Bishop the bad to the bone and ancient old-school vampire cares nothing about harmony. So staying at the top of the food chain is enough trouble for Claire and her friends, Shane, Michael and Eve. What he wants from the town’s living and dead is unthinkably sinister and it’s only at a formal ball attended by vampires and their human dates that Claire realizes Bishop’s plan—and the elaborately evil trap he’s set for the warm-blooded souls of Morganville.
Claire is a 16-year-old genius who has gotten into college early and since the first book she has really grown up fast because living in Morganville she had to grow up or not survive to live another day. I can't imagine what it would be like to be in Claire's place even though it is fiction. I think that Claire is one brave young woman who is going through so much just because her parents thought that she was too young to go away to college. But I don't think Claire regrets coming to Morganville because she has met her best friend Eve and Michael along with her boyfriend Shane. I see that Shane is a young man who has a lot of issues that may really come in between his intensifying new relationship with Claire and I hope to see that it will end happily for both of them. I also really enjoyed that Michael and Eve's relationship is still standing though there is a couple of issues that are really coming between them more in this book. This book has really kicked up a notch the Morganville Vampires series because the new bad guy Mr. Bishop is TOTALLY EVIL! I really couldn't not believe that Rachel Caine ending with another cliffhanger that would have had me pulling my hair out if I didn't already have the next book in the series to devour next. I give this book 4 Open Books:
Here is the description of the book from the back cover and picture: FEAST OF FOOLS $ 6.99 (Book 4)(242 Pages)
“FORGET WHAT HAPPENS TO THE KID WITH THE SCAR AND GLASSES: I WANT TO KNOW WHAT HAPPENS NEXT IN MORGANVILLE.” —THE ETERNAL NIGHT
In the college town of Morganville, vampires and humans have learned to live in relative peace. Still, students like Claire Danvers know that after dark, studying can take a back-seat to staying alive. But the tenuous good-neighbor policy is really turned on its head with the arrival of Mr. Bishop. Bad to the bone, the ancient old-school vampire cares nothing about harmony. Staying at the top of the food chain is enough. What he wants from the town’s living and dead is unthinkably sinister. It’s only at a formal ball attended by vampires and their human dates that Claire realizes Bishop’s plan—and the elaborately evil trap he’s set for the warm-blooded souls of Morganville….

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