Narrator: Stephanie Wolf

ReRead Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

ReRead Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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Read(2014)/Listened(2010) for Fun (Kindle/Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.00(2010)/3.50(2014)/ 3.50 (2016)
Story Rating: 4.00 (2010)/3.50(2014)/ 3.50 (2016)
Character Rating: 4.00 (2010)/3.50 (2014)/ 3.50 (2016)

Audio Rating: 4.00 (2010)–pretty much the same for 2014/2016

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ReRead Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

ReRead Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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Read in August, 2014

Read(2014)/Listened(2010) for Fun (Kindle/Audible)
Overall Rating: 4.00(2010)/3.50(2014)
Story Rating: 4.00 (2010)/3.50(2014)
Character Rating: 4.00 (2010)/3.50 (2014)

Audio Rating: 4.00 (2010)

New Thoughts circa 2014:

Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead didn’t hold up as well as I hoped on reread but it was still a good start to the series. I remember the books getting better as the series went a long. Plus, my favorite characters haven’t even made an appearance yet!

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Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

Audiobook Review: Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead

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Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead What I Loved:  This is one of the rare YA novels where neither of the lead characters got on my nerves, in fact they were both appealing and engaging. Their relationships with each other (best friends) and others were well written and fun to read.  They were teenagers, they did some very “teenage” like things, but they were not annoying.  The pacing of the story was fantastic and kept me interested until the very end.What I Liked: I really enjoyed the twist on the vampiric lore and how it works in this society.  The secondary characters were well rounded and served to work the storyline further.  The plot was well though out and didn’t leave that “where are they going with this” feeling. What was “Sorta OK”:  The only complaint was at very the beginning it felt like “jumping” into a story already progress. It took awhile before I felt “caught up”. Why it got a 4:  The book is very enjoyable to read: fast paced, quick, engaging, and funny (at times).  I would recommend this to older YA readers (PG13 type of rating) and any adult who enjoys PNR.  Overall, just a book to […]

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