Because It Is My Blood
Publish date: August 29th 2013
Publisher: MacMillan Children's Books
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Birthright (#2)
This book, it did not make me happy. In fact, it did the opposite - it made me mad. Also, irritated.If I heard right, though, Anya only has two years left to live so at least there will be an end. Hopefully.I did enjoy the time in Mexico, specifically, the cacao. I would have liked more of that. Yet...
"Every time I think I'm out, they pull me back in."- Michael Corleone, "The Godfather" Since her release from Liberty Children's Facility, Anya Balanchine is determined to follow the straight and narrow. Unfortunately, her criminal record is making it hard for her to do that. No high school wants ...
...but dragged down by almost the same things. Also, stereotypes.
Book two in the Birthright series, Because It Is My Blood introduces a host of new characters and new intrigues in Anya Balanchine's life. Leo, Anya's older brother, has been safely hidden in Japan, with the help of Yuji Ono. Nataliya, or Nattie, has been sent to a summer camp for gifted children an...
Honestly I'm on the fence if I'm going to continue the series. I just feel meh about it. I found myself rolling my eyes a lot, but the end did intrigue me some. The characters annoyed me more in this one and I didn't feel much of a connection. I will give Zevin credit for being a great story teller,...