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Young Adult Fiction 1212
Vampires Rule, The Review
Overall rating 
 
4.3
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
5.0
Writing Style 
 
4.0
Vampires Rule by K. C. Blake took me by surprise. From the moment I picked up this book I did not want to put it down. I did not expect it to have the wonderful storyline that it has. Imagine a vampire turning mortal again. Jack’s transformation back to human brings a lot of problems with it. He is a great character. He was vulnerable, yet strong and young but very old. He meets a beautiful werewolf hunter named Silver. They’re destined to be together and kill the head werewolf, saving the human race. But that same destiny has a plan for Jack and Silver’s love life, which Jack’s vampire girlfriend doesn’t like. I fell in love with Jack. He is seventeen, handsome, and has a down-to-earth attitude. His great sense of humor had me laughing the whole time as I read the book. Silver is a strong, take-charge kind of girl who kicks serious werewolf butt. The romance between these two has lots of laughs, a few tears, but is definitely hot. Jack has a younger brother Billy who is now his older brother. This makes for a very funny situation. I also loved the villain. He is ruthless, yet he is a gentleman. He will rip your face off, but he’ll quote Robert Frost while doing it. He is deliciously insane. Vampires Rule has fantastic romance, humor, action, and I enjoyed reading this book from Jack’s point of view. Especially with his dry wit. The author is a superb storyteller who keeps constant tension going between the characters. This book has a wonderful flow to it. It is a fun and fast paced read. I believe we will see a lot of K. C. Blake in the future.
Good Points
Unlike in Twilight, the girl in this book kicks serious butt. She is a werewolf hunter named Silver, but the story is told from the vampire boy's pov. I loved Jack. He is strong yet vulnerable and young but very old. The villain is awesome too. He is insane, but he's a gentleman. He'll rip your face off, but he'll quote Robert Frost while doing it. I couldn't put this book down, and I laughed a lot because of Jack's sense of humor. His younger brother is now older than him, so that makes for a funny situation. I also cried near the end. this is a must read.
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