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The Dark Heroine: Dinner with a Vampire (Dark Heroine Series #1)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

Love It!

Read on wattpad. Amazing story by an amazing writer! So glad that this was published! Way better then Twilight!

posted by Anonymous on September 20, 2012

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Most Helpful Critical Review

12 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

It was alright

I was introduced to this story on Wattpad, and unless the author altered the story fully, it was nothing more than a story of some girl who thinks she's normal and then gets sucked into a world of fantasy and finds out shes supper important. The boom started out great; ...
I was introduced to this story on Wattpad, and unless the author altered the story fully, it was nothing more than a story of some girl who thinks she's normal and then gets sucked into a world of fantasy and finds out shes supper important. The boom started out great; my attention was fully there. But, as the main character became a broken down girl who cried constantly, i lost interest. Also, it seemed the orignal story line had not been what is found out later. It felt like it was an abrut change in directions of the story. The characters started to lag and become way less than what the were at the start; in all honesty, i found the hatred all the characters but Kasper had for Violet was far to extreme, especially the guy that had been obsessed with her until she pickwd Kasper. Then, he just violently hates her?

Summary: it started off good with good characters then turned into something with a poorly constructed depressed teen girl who cried about everything and thought everything was her fault and a bunch of overkh hateful other characters. The plot also tooj a violent twist that did not play well with the start in my own opinion. There is a difference in a twist and what happened in this story.

posted by Anonymous on January 8, 2013

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2013

    It was alright

    I was introduced to this story on Wattpad, and unless the author altered the story fully, it was nothing more than a story of some girl who thinks she's normal and then gets sucked into a world of fantasy and finds out shes supper important. The boom started out great; my attention was fully there. But, as the main character became a broken down girl who cried constantly, i lost interest. Also, it seemed the orignal story line had not been what is found out later. It felt like it was an abrut change in directions of the story. The characters started to lag and become way less than what the were at the start; in all honesty, i found the hatred all the characters but Kasper had for Violet was far to extreme, especially the guy that had been obsessed with her until she pickwd Kasper. Then, he just violently hates her?

    Summary: it started off good with good characters then turned into something with a poorly constructed depressed teen girl who cried about everything and thought everything was her fault and a bunch of overkh hateful other characters. The plot also tooj a violent twist that did not play well with the start in my own opinion. There is a difference in a twist and what happened in this story.

    12 out of 21 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 20, 2013

    First of all, I must give credit to anyone brave enough to write

    First of all, I must give credit to anyone brave enough to write and publish a book. But, even so, I cannot happily recommend this book to anyone picking it up thinking it will rank up there with Twilight, Vampire Academy or The House of Night novels. Sadly, Abigail's first book misses the mark in all of the things I enjoy most in novels.  The character development in this story is very poor. While trying to write complicated, conflicted protagonists, all the author manages to do is create wishy-washy, confusing characters whose minds and dialogue all start to sound the same. I found the story line itself to be at times confusing, conflicting and then painfully slow. I spent a good 300 pages wondering when the story was going to come to a point and finally be over. I only kept reading in hopes that the novel would redeem itself, but sadly, I was disappointed. If you are looking for another good vampire book, do yourself a favor and pick up a different novel. I can respect Gibbs for trying, but it seems to me she needs another few years of school before her writing may truly interest me. 

    8 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted March 22, 2013

    I was not impressed. I felt like the storyline just kept repeat

    I was not impressed. I felt like the storyline just kept repeating itself and it never really hit the climax that I had hoped it was building toward. I felt like the author took too much time explaining things in excruiting detail as far as actions, but when it came to character development, she didn't spend enough time. I kept waiting for this book to excite me...is it sexy, no. Is it underdeveloped, yes. And yet, it's over 500 pages! I was bothered from the start, when the main character was talking about how cold it was in July...maybe I don't know what the weather is like in London, in July...but I kept thinking we were aiming for a much colder month! Guess I should have known, that when I question a book at the very first page, I should probably stop reading.

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 25, 2012

    Who wrote these reviews

    Boring... no real connection for these people! So so bored

    2 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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