Almost to Die For
Twilight meets The Princess Diaries in the new series from the author of Honeymoon of the Dead On her sixteenth birthday, Anastasija Parker learns that her so-called deadbeat dad is actually a vampire king. And he wants Ana to assume her rightful position at his side, in spite of the fact that... show more
Twilight meets The Princess Diaries in the new series from the author of Honeymoon of the Dead On her sixteenth birthday, Anastasija Parker learns that her so-called deadbeat dad is actually a vampire king. And he wants Ana to assume her rightful position at his side, in spite of the fact that she has witch's blood running through her veins-from her mother's side. Too bad witches and vampires are mortal enemies. And now Ana's parents are at each other's throats over her future. It's up to Ana to make a choice, but deciding your eternal destiny is a pretty big deal for a girl who just wants to get through high school.
Publish date: August 3rd 2010
Publisher: NAL Trade
Pages no: 241
Edition language: English
Series: Vampire Princess of St. Paul (#1)
Review originally posted here.Almost to Die For by Tate Hallaway was in my to-read list for a long time. I started reading it for awhile like 4 pages then stops. Why? Nothing. I mean, it's not because of the book. Just something personal. Anyway, so I started reading it again and boy, I can't keep m...
Eh. This is a weak attempt at a YA genre novel. Sorry, Tate, but your adult novels aren't too far from being YA already ... drop the sex references and you're there. The story wasn't all that interesting, the characters weren't compelling ... there just isn't much to this book.
It's the second series I read written by Ms. Hallaway/Ms. Morehouse, and I really like how she combines fun and seriousness.
*Read the full review at Witchmag's Boekenplank* From the start I had a problem with Ana’s mother. Protecting your child from monsters? No problem. But the monsters didn’t feel like monsters at all. And the reaction Ana’s mother had, was way overboard. This could be because I’ve read too much Twil...
The story is a solid read, but I found myself neither getting really excited about the story but not really disliking it also. The strongest character is Anastasija (Ana). She is an outcaste in school and has few friends. We learn in the story that her mother is a witch and her father a vampire. ...