After the intense and tragic events over the last few years, dhampir
Rose has made it to graduation, but
her greatest challenges may lie ahead. Through Rose's eyes Mead has created
a riveting world in her Vampire Academy series. The complexity of this book allows the various plot strands to weave together in startling and frightening new patterns. Hang on tight!
After failing to kill her beloved Dimitri, who was turned Strigoi, Rose returns to St.Vladimir's to complete the trials that will mark her graduation to Guardian of the Moroi. Rose aces her trials, and is now ready for her next challenge: breaking Victor Dashkov out of prison. Victor claims he can lead them
to a person who may know the secret of turning the Strigoi back to dhampir. With Lissa and Eddie's help, Rose begins her dangerous quest. What none of them realize is that political intrigue is also brewing. (RAZORBILL, May, 490 pp., $17.99)