Heather Brewer
Ninth Grade Slays
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High school totally bites when you’re half human, half vampire.

Freshman year sucks for Vlad Tod. Bullies still harass him. The photographer from the school newspaper is tailing him. And failing his studies could be deadly. A trip to Siberia gives “study abroad” a whole new meaning as Vlad connects with other vampires and advances his mind-control abilities, but will he return home with the skills to recognize a vampire slayer when he sees one? In this thrilling sequel to Eighth Grade Bites, Vlad must confront the secrets of the past and battle forces that once again threaten his life.


Okay so If you read my other review for the first book in the Vladimir Tod series you would know that I thought the book was an alright quick read.

I was told that the series gets better and they where right. I very much enjoyed Ninth Grade slays. Even though from the beginning I figured out who the vampire slayer was going to be, I found a lot of fun in reading how the story would play out. And at the end there where even some great surprises. Although I would say them, I don’t want to post any spoilers.

It was nice to get to know the characters a little bit better, I felt that the first one left me with empty shells. I knew the characters names and basics, but not much else. I loved that we finally get to know more about Vlad’s parents, but I am getting a little tired of Vlad’s consent crying, or holding back tears. It’s not that I am cold hearted, and it isn’t sad to lose parents. I just don’t want to hear about it every page, there is a time and a place to discuss it.

I hope that I can get the next book in the series soon, they are enjoyable.