Rose Hathaway's got serious guy trouble. Her gorgeous tutor Dimitri has his eye on someone else, her friend Mason has a huge crush on her, and she keeps getting stuck in her best friend Lissa's head while she's making out with her boyfriend, Christian. (So not cool).
Then a massive Strigoi attack puts St. Vladimir's on high alert, and the Academy crawls with Guardians--including the legendary Janine Hathaway...Rose's formidable, long-absent mother. The Strigoi are closing in, and the Academy's not taking any risks. This year, St. Vlad's annual holiday ski trip is mandatory.
But the glittering winter landscape and the posh Idaho resort only provide the illusion of safety. When three students run away to strike back against the deadly Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. Only this time, Rose--and her heart--are in more danger than she ever could have imagined...
What i thought: Just like the first in its series, this book was amazing. The crafting of this novel is just fantastic! Richelle mead definatly knows how to write a story, and the endings of her books all leave you hungry for more.
Rose's character becomes even clearer throughout this book, and matures a lot. She begins to realize that she is going to be a gaurdien soon, and that it isnt just the fun and thrill of a fight; its a huge responsibility. Her love for Dimitri becomes much more dominent, and that itself simply enthralled me.
the stunning conflicts that occur through this novel will have you gasping, and feeling a feirce need to comfort the harmed characters. Because Rose, despite how tough she seems, has battling emotions. . . and needs to have someone to believe in, to lean on.
I think that these books are absolutely amazing! If you like PC/Kristen Casts thrilling House of Night Series, Vampire Academy seres is definatly for you. With a gripping plot, vampire-action, and forbidden romance, these books will have you from start to finish!
POSTED BY THE TruNerd