In this gripping and romantic debut, a girl trying to escape her past becomes embroiled in a centuries-old war between vampires and their slayers. Seventeen-year-old October is practically invisible at school. She’s too shy for the popular kids and too smart for the dumb ones. Then she meets Lucas—a tattooed rebel who seems to understand her like no one else. He convinces her to come out of her shell, but as they grow closer, he reveals secrets that could change everything she thought she knew about him…and herself. Meanwhile, vampire hunters are close on October’s heels after getting a tip from someone in Lucas’s dark circle intenionally putting October in danger.
For who is this book for ?
readers who enjoy Young Adult Romance novels with a thrilling and mysterious edge.
- The characters are well-developed and likable
- The plot is exciting with plenty of twists and turns
- The romance is sweet and believable
- The cons about this book are that it has a love triangle and is slow in the beginning.
- Another con could be that some parts of the story seem too coincidental or unrealistic.
- The last potential con with this book could be its cliffhanger ending which makes readers anxious for Book 2!
Learn more about the author
Jennifer L. Armentrout is a #1 New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of young adult fiction. She writes contemporary and paranormal romance, as well as urban fantasy under the pen name J. Lynn. Her books have been published by Disney-Hyperion, Harlequin TEEN, St Martin’s Griffin Keyword: vampire romance, heaven She lives in West Virginia.
“From Blood and Ash is an amazing book! I was hooked from the beginning to the end. The characters are well developed and interesting, and the plot is filled with action, mystery, and romance.”
“From Blood and Ash is an amazing read! It’s full of action, mystery, and a hot non-human guy that will make you swoon. October is such a strong character and I loved seeing her grow throughout the novel. The ending was shocking but totally satisfying!”
“From Blood and Ash is an exciting new take on the vampire story. It’s filled with action, romance, and suspense. I was hooked from the first page!”
” From Blood and Ash is an intense, romantic read with plenty of action. I loved October’s character; she was strong, smart, and unwilling to let anyone stand in her way. Lucas was the perfect match for her; he was loyal, protective and totally swoon-worthy. The plot kept me hooked from beginning to end – I can’t wait to find out what happens next! “