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Black City (Black City Chronicles Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

9 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

My Favorite Debut of 2012 thus far!

I am so overwhelmed by this book; I honestly don’t know where to begin. However, I believe I can sum up my review in one word – Unputdownable! Elizabeth Richards managed the impossible by writing a unique YA vampire story in a market flooded with Twilight and Vampire Ac...
I am so overwhelmed by this book; I honestly don’t know where to begin. However, I believe I can sum up my review in one word – Unputdownable! Elizabeth Richards managed the impossible by writing a unique YA vampire story in a market flooded with Twilight and Vampire Academy knock-offs. And, on top of that, set the story in a dystopian world. I’m going to do my best not to fan-girl as I try to discuss the compelling and layered characters in this series. Natalie is the kind of heroine that makes it easy to cheer for. I love who she becomes by the end of the book. And, oh-my-god, I am in LOVE with Ash. He’s so crushable, I was nearly licking the pages. Their love story flows effortlessly. I blew through the pages, desperate to know what happened next. Simply calling their love forbidden doesn’t do it justice. Even they fight how they feel, but once they succumb, it’s just delicious! Beyond their love is world at its breaking point. I really don’t want to talk too much about it because I don’t want to give any spoilers. I want readers to go into as I did, so you will love it as I did. If you’re sick of vampires and dystopians, read this anyway. This is the book that will remind you why you loved these genres in the first place. I would recommend this book to anyone with eyeballs and the ability to read. Finally, I’d like to appeal directly to Hollywood. Please stop remaking movies from the 80’s and open your eyes to the literary talent right under your nose. This book NEEDS to be made into a movie. Twilight fans will devour this love story. The brutality, fear, racial undertones, and government corruption will appeal to Hunger Games fans.

posted by StaceyONeale on November 13, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

Hollypaw

She gasped as a tiny, dark blue gray she cat flopped down to the ground. Her white flecked patches rumbled with her shallow breaths. (Cool :0 I shall read!"

posted by Anonymous on January 17, 2013

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  • Posted February 26, 2013

    Great Read! Not your typical vampire book!

    I must say although it started a little slow, I could not put the book down! It gets very interesting as the story unfolds and I cannot wait to read book #2. The main reason I am giving it 4 stars is because I hated seeing the names of the two main characters on very chapter IN BIG LETTERS. It annoyed me. It was very easy to tell who the POV was coming from in every chapter.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 27, 2012

    Great book!

    I really liked this story. The characters were realistic in personality. It kept me interested. With the short chapters and suspense angle I didn't want to stop reading. Great suspense, romance, and dystopian book. Can't wait to read book 2!

    0 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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