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VAMPIRE ACADEMY (VAMPIRE ACADEMY, BOOK #1) BY RICHELLE MEAD: BOOK REVIEW

Vampire Academy Vampire Academy, Book #1 By Richelle Mead ISBN#  9781595141743 Author’s Website:  http://www.richellemead.com/ Brought to you by OBS reviewer Heidi *Beware of Spoilers* Rose and Lissa have been living on the run, trying to escape the dangers of living at the Academy.  But it all comes to an end … Continue reading

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BOOKS THAT SHOULD BE MADE INTO A MOVIE: TOP 10

Brought to you by the OBS reviewers.   We are back with another Top 5/10 edition and this week we’re bringing you our top 10 choices on books that should be turned into a big screen movie. There are a lot of books being made into movies these days but … Continue reading

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‘VAMPIRE ACADEMY’ AUTHOR RICHELLE MEAD HELPS HER ‘DARK SWAN’ GET THE COMIC TREATMENT

via MTV News As fans of Richelle Mead’s “Vampire Academy” series count down the weeks until the August 23 release of spin-off novel “Bloodlines,” we’ve had plenty of other Richelle goodies to tide us over. In addition to her wildly popular stories of vampire royalty and bodyguards-in-training, she’s written two … Continue reading

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COOLEST GIRLS IN FICTION A TO Z

Brought to you by the OBS Staff Coolest Girls in Fiction A: Aislinn (Wicked Lovely) A normal girl that grows up in fear of faeries and then has to be the Queen of the Summer Court fey…she is a very strong female. Anita Blake (Anita Blake Vampire Hunter series) She’s … Continue reading

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FROSTBITE (VAMPIRE ACADEMY BOOK #2) BY RICHELLE MEAD BOOK REVIEW

Frostbite Vampire Academy Book 2 Richelle Mead Review brought to you by OBS staffer Deanne Summary: 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 … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK REVIEW: LAST SACRIFICE (VAMPIRE ACADEMY #6) BY RICHELLE MEAD

Richelle Mead Last Sacrifice – 6th book of Vampire Academy Brought to you by OBS Staffer deannerenee Summary: Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice. Now, with Rose on trial for her life and Lissa first in line for the Royal Throne, nothing will ever be the same between them. … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR DEC. 9TH PART 1: OLIVIE WILDE TALKS TRON, RICHELLE MEAD IS EXCITED FOR BATTLE SCENE, AND MORE

Olivia Wilde Talks Tron Source: iamRogue Olivia Wilde recently sat down with a group of journalists while promoting her latest, Tron: Legacy. She spoke about her role and what it is like to have an action figure based on her character. iamROGUE.com was thrilled to be in the presence of … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR DEC. 8TH PART 1: CHARLES DE LINT, WOMEN IN SCIENCE FICTION, RICHELLE MEAD, AND MORE

The Master of Urban Fantasy Brings Back Some Originality Source: Io9 Charles de Lint is a god among fantasy writers, and an urban fantasy pioneer. So I guess it’s no surprise that with The Painted Boy, he manages to breathe awesome new life into the tired “magical coming of age” … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK REVIEW: RICHELLE MEAD : VAMPIRE ACADEMY SHADOW KISS

Richelle Mead Vampire Academy Book 3 Shadow Kiss Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Deannerenee Summary: It’s springtime at St. Vladimir’s Academy, and Rose Hathaway is this close to graduation. Since making her first Strigoi kills, Rose hasn’t been feeling quite right. She’s having dark thoughts, behaving erratically, and … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 30: VAMPIRES AND STEAMPUNK AND MORE

‘Vampire Academy’is on Hollywood’s radar Source: www.onlinesentinel.com Richelle Mead doesn’t think she is much like Rose Hathaway, the tough, sarcastic 17-year-old heroine of “Vampire Academy.” “I’ve certainly never been in a fight,” says the 33-year-old author of the popular book series, describing herself as a cautious person who hesitates before … Continue reading

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OBS BOOK REVIEW – RICHELLE MEAD : SPIRIT BOUND

Richelle Mead Vampire Academy – Book 5 – Spirit Bound Brought to you by OBS Staff Member Deannerenee Summary: Dimitri gave Rose the ultimate choice. But she chose wrong… After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri’s birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir’s—and to her … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR AUGUST 8: VAMPIRE ACADEMY AND ROALD DAHL INFO

Is Michigan-born author’s vampire series the next “Twilight”? Source: freep.com Richelle Mead doesn’t think she is much like Rose Hathaway, the tough, sarcastic 17-year-old heroine of “Vampire Academy.” “I’ve certainly never been in a fight,” says the 33-year-old author of the popular book series, describing herself as a cautious person … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: RACHELLE MEAD VAMPIRE ACADEMY

Richelle Mead ‘Vampire Academy’ – Book 1 Summary: Lissa Dragomir is a Moroi princess: a mortal vampire with an unbreakable bond to the earth’s magic. She must be protected at all times from Strigoi; the fiercest and most dangerous vampires–the ones who never die. The powerful blend of human and vampire … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS: THE WALKING DEAD SET, ADRIAN BRODY PREDATORS INTERVIEW, VAMPIRE ACADEMY

Source: comicbookmovie DUMP TRUCKS WITH DEAD BODIES ON THE WALKING DEAD SET For a man who worked on Tales from the Crypt for years, AMC’s comic book adapted tale about the zombie apocalypse isn’t necessarily a far stretch. But production Designer Greg Melton has always taken a realistic approach to his sets. “I always … Continue reading

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MOVIE NEWS FOR JUNE 30: VAMPIRE ACADEMY, TOP 10 WEREWOLF MOVIES & JOHNNY DEPP AS DOCTOR WHO

Source: digitalspy VAMPIRE ACADEMY FILM IN THE THE WORKS A film based on The New York Times best-selling book series Vampire Academy is in the works. Preger Entertainment announced that it has acquired the film rights to the popular franchise. The books offer action-driven “paranormal romance” fantasy stories. They centre on the character … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 25TH, THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES AND VAMPIRE ACADEMY.

Source: Geeksofdoom Ray Bradbury’s ‘The Martian Chronicles’ Heading To The Big Screen John Davis, in association with 20th Century Fox, has optioned the rights to The Martian Chronicles, Ray Bradbury’s collection of short science fiction stories. The basic premise of the book is that Earth is well on its way … Continue reading

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BOOK NEWS FOR JUNE 23RD: KRAKEN, RICHELLE MEAD, NEW IAIN M. BANKS, AND MUCH MORE

A giant squid, Nazis, a Trek-obsessed magician. We’re so there. By Nick Mamatas at Sci Fi Wire Kraken is fantasist China Mieville’s most realistic novel to date. Sure, one can trip over a bar set that low, but Mieville’s examination of the microcults and the infighting of marginal religions in … Continue reading

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VOTING REMINDER FOR FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

Today’s the last day to vote for the most romantic book. Let us know which book you picked and why, and you could win a copy of Twilight or The Time Traveler’s Wife! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater The Princess Bride by William Goldman The … Continue reading

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VOTING REMINDER: FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

Don’t forget that if you tell us why the book you voted for is the most romantic, and you could win a copy of Twilight or The Time Traveler’s Wife! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer Shiver by Maggie Stiefvater The Princess Bride by William Goldman The Time Traveler’s Wife … Continue reading

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FEBRUARY BOOK FACE OFF: MOST ROMANTIC

It’s February, and that means Valentine’s Day; so this month’s face off is for the most romantic Sci-Fi, Fantasy, or Supernatural book! Let us know what you think! The Twilight Saga by Stephenie Meyer: When Bella Swan moves from sunny Phoenix to Forks, Washington, a damp and dreary town known … Continue reading

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CONTESTS: JANUARY 26TH

Lily’s Bookshelf is having a Follower contest with series giveaway! You can choose any book from the following series’: 1 book from Rachel Caine’s Morganville Vampire series 1 book from Caine’s Weather Warden series 1 book from Charlaine Harris’ Southern Vampire Mysteries series ENTER HERE Mundie Moms is giving away The … Continue reading

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FRENETIC READER’S QUESTIONS WITH RICHELLE MEAD VAMPIRE ACADEMY SERIES

Frenetic Reader got the chance to ask Richelle Mead some questions: If you were a moroi, what do you think you would specialize in? Probably air. That way, I wouldn’t have to use fans when it was hot during the summer. What has surprised you most about being such a … Continue reading

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A+ REVIEW FOR VAMPIRE ACADEMY: BLOOD PROMISE

Horroryearbook.com posted the following review: Vampire Academy: Blood Promise Written By: Richelle Mead Grade: A+ The highly awaited sequel in the Vampire Academy series, Blood Promise, has been well worth the wait. This series just keeps on getting better and Blood Promise doesn’t anything back. It takes us in to … Continue reading

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AN INTERVIEW WITH RICHELLE MEAD

Richelle Mead is the author of the ever popular Vampire Academy series. The much anticipated fourth book in the series, Blood Promise, is scheduled for release on August 25 for Americans and August 26 for Australians. As a bit of a teaser, Richelle was kind enough to take time out … Continue reading

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INTERVIEW: RICHELLE MEAD (VAMPIRE ACADEMY)

Mead is coming to Australia next month in celebration of the release of her fourth title in the Vampire Academy series, Blood Promise. You can detect a certain nervousness in her discussion of the book. It’s a departure from the previous three titles.Fans will receive considerably more character development in … Continue reading

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keepingthedoor.com: RICHELLE MEAD TO VISIT AUSTRALIA

Sydney’s Galaxy Bookshop has announced that Richelle Mead, American best-selling adult and young adult fantasy author will be in store on Friday the 18th of September at 12:30pm. Mead has currently has three ongoing bodies of work; the Georgina Kincaid, Vampire Academy and Dark Swan series. Mead’s Penguin site is … Continue reading

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RICHELLE MEAD HAS SHARED AN EXCERPT FROM BLOOD PROMISE

CHAPTER 1 I was being followed. It was kind of ironic, considering the way I’d been following others for the last few weeks. At least it wasn’t a Strigoi. I would have already known. A recent effect of being shadow-kissed was the ability to sense the undead through bouts of … Continue reading

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