#1 Vampire Academy
Rose and Lissa become enmeshed in forbidden romance, the Academy's ruthless social scene, and unspeakable nighttime rituals. But they must be careful lest the Strigoi, the world's fiercest and most dangerous vampires, make Lissa one of them forever.

#2 Frost Bite
Rose loves Dimitri, Dimitri might love Tasha, and Mason would die to be with Rose?It?s winter break at St. Vladimir's, but Rose is feeling anything but festive. A massive Strigoi attack has put the school on high alert, and now the Academy's crawling with Guardians, including Rose's hard-hitting mother, Janine Hathaway. And if hand-to- hand combat with her mom wasn't bad enough, Rose's tutor Dimitri has his eye on someone else, her friend Mason's got a huge crush on her, and Rose keeps getting stuck in Lissa's head while she's making out with her boyfriend, Christian! The Strigoi are closing in, and the Academy's not taking any risks.... This year, St. Vlad's annual holiday ski trip is mandatory.But the glittering winter landscape and the posh Idaho resort only create the illusion of safety. When three friends run away in an offensive move against the deadly Strigoi, Rose must join forces with Christian to rescue them. But heroism rarely comes without a price?

#3 Shadow Kiss
Is Rose's fate to kill the person she loves most? It's springtime at St. Vladimir's Academy, and Rose Hathaway is this close to graduation. Since Mason's death, Rose hasn't been feeling quite right. She has dark flashbacks in the middle of practice, can't concentrate in class, and has terrifying dreams about Lissa. But Rose has an even bigger secret .... She's in love with Dimitri. And this time, it-s way more than a crush. Then Strigoi target the academy in the deadliest attack in Moroi history, and Dimitri is taken. Rose must protect Lissa at all costs, but keeping her best friend safe could mean losing Dimitri forever...

#4 Blood Promise
The recent Strigoi attack at St. Vladimir?s Academy was the deadliest ever in the school?s history, claiming the lives of Moroi students, teachers, and guardians alike. Even worse, the Strigoi took some of their victims with them . . . including Dimitri.He?d rather die than be one of them, and now Rose must abandon her best friend, Lissa?the one she has sworn to protect no matter what?and keep the promise Dimitri begged her to make long ago. But with everything at stake, how can she possibly destroy the person she loves most?

#5 Spirit Bound
After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri's birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir's - and to her best friend, Lissa. It is at long last graduation, and the girls can't wait for their real lives beyond the Academy's iron gates to begin. But Rose's heart still aches for Dimitri, and she knows he's out there, somewhere.She failed to kill him when she had the chance. And now her worst fears are about to come true. Dimitri has tasted her blood, and now he is hunting her. And this time he won't rest until Rose joins him . . . forever.

#6 Last Sacrifice
The astonishing conclusion to the #1 international bestselling series...Murder. Love. Jealousy. And the ultimate sacrifice. The Queen is dead and the Moroi world will never be the same. Now, with Rose awaiting wrongful execution and Lissa in a deadly struggle for the royal throne, the girls find themselves forced to rely upon enemies and to question those they thought they could trust. . . .But what if true freedom means sacrificing the most important thing of all? Each other.

***My Thoughts***
This was a fun series to read. I couldn't wait to read each next one and was so sad for it to be over. I love Dmitri and Rose! The whole vampire thing has been done a hundred different ways but I like the twists Mead brings into the lives of the vamps she made. They have some of the classic characteristics that vampires have but personality to pull it off. The Dhampir aspect was interesting too. The movie that was made from this series was alright but don't judge the book series by the movie!

                                              (That last sentence was for whatever strange creature would read the book AFTER they see the movie...)












Seeing as they made a movie out of it... I'm gonna defer to their judgement on the characters!

Danila Koslovsky as

Dmitri Belikov

Lucy Fry as

Vasilisa Dragomir

Zoey Deutch as

Rose Hathaway

Vampire Academy

                                               by Richelle Mead

A Miss Cellaneous Endeavor

I Would Boil His Boxers To Make Tea

Richelle Mead is an international bestselling author of fantasy books for both adults and teens. Her Georgina Kincaid

series follows a reluctant succubus, while her Dark Swan series features a shamanic mercenary caught up in fairy affairs. Over on the young adult side, Richelle writes the much-acclaimed Vampire Academy series and its spin-off, Bloodlines, about a secret society keeping the vampire world hidden from humans.

Richelle's books have been on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists and received honors from the American Library Association. Her books have been translated into over two dozen languages, as well as transformed into graphic novels. A lifelong reader, Richelle loves mythology and wacky humor. When not writing, she can be found spending time with her family, buying dresses, and watching bad reality TV. More at: www.richellemead.com

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Dominic Sherwood as

Christian Ozera