Sunday, January 8, 2012

Bloodrose Review

Author: Andrea Cremer
ISBN: 0399256121 (ISBN13: 9780399256127)
Release Date: January 3rd, 2012
Number of Pages: 414
Format: Hardcover
Genre: Fantasy, Fiction, Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, Young Adult, Werewolves

The Ultimate Sacrifice.

Calla has always welcomed war. But now that the final battle is upon her, there’s more at stake than fighting. There’s saving Ren, even if it incurs Shay’s wrath. There’s keeping Ansel safe, even if he’s been branded a traitor. There’s proving herself as the pack’s alpha, facing unnameable horrors, and ridding the world of the Keepers’ magic once and for all. And then there’s deciding what to do when the war ends. If Calla makes it out alive, that is.

In the final installment of the Nightshade trilogy, New York Times bestselling author Andrea Cremer creates a novel with twists and turns that will keep you on the edge of your seat until its final pages. A dynamic end to this breathtaking trilogy.

My Thoughts on the book
I've been wanting this book ever since I finished Wolfsbane. I wanted to read what happen next and I killed myself when I read the except because I wanted the third book to come out right away back then. It took me three day's to read this book and I just couldn't put it down. I stayed up till 4am to finish the book today. Six hours of sleep is not good but I didn't care at the time. I've read it and I'm happy that I read it, it was what I expected and more!  I was glad I started to remember the events of Wolfsbane as I read Bloodrose, it made me understand more since I read Wolfsbane so long ago.

This book was full of Action, Romance and drama all though out the book. It pulled you in with each word read n this story. It captures you right from beganning to end. Calla came into herself in this book, acting like the leader she should be and telling the two boys that she was the Alpha and that she wouldn't choose till the end of the battle. I liked this part it kept you guessing on who she will picked, at Times I thought it would be Shay but then Ren is there and I thought it would be him. It kept you guessing till the somewhere close to the end. The battles and adventure was so descriptive it felt like you were where they were, watching the battles take place.

When I first picked up this book I had no idea I would be crying so much. It was so heart renching I cried about three times thoughout the book maybe more I don't remember. I just couldn't believe what I was reading, in my head I kept saying "No, please no" with tears falling down my face. Only the really good stories can make me cry at sad parts and this book is one of my favorites.

I guess my favorite part of the book would have to be how Andrea Cremer discribes her wolves. When Calla, Ren, Shay or any of the other wolves shift's I love it. I love how she discribes, when they play or fight. Maybe that's why I love the ending of the book so much, it's because I love wolves so much. How I wish to be a werewolf myself, but we all know that it can never happen.

Cover Design

These are the covers I own of the Nightshade series. As you can see when I first bought Nightshade I got the old hardcover book which is different from the other two books you see above (in the way it's design). The Nightshade cover caught my attention right away with it's bright purple design and the white flowers in the front and a face in the back. As I've said before, I usually grab books that look interesting on the cover and I'm glad this cover caught my attention right away. I love how the piercing gold eyes stares straight at you in contrast to the purple of the hair and make up. Unlike the other Nightshade cover it shows no signs that this book is about werewolves, that's the only problem with this cover.

Wolfsbane book cover is a little to dark, though still eye catching with the green shown in the background. I know it's Calla by her long blond hair and the Moon in the background fits with the werewolf theme of this series.

Bloodrose cover is the most eye catching of the three, with the close up picture of Calla in the front and a red background with a growling wolf. It really tells you that this book is about wolves and that the red fits with the tiltle of the page "Bloodrose" 

What I like about these covers is that the Title font of all three are the same and that they are consistent thought out by which the blood falling from one letter. Thought it's a bit confusing in the first book because blood usually relates to Vampires, so I'm glad they changed the cover in the new softcover version.

I love this series very much from beginning to the very end. Not to mention that there is Two prequels coming out soon so that is good for the Nightshade fans. I really recommend this book to all so please read it.


5 of 5 Howling Wolves

Book Trailer

1 comment:

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