Vampire Academy (#1)

Author(s): Richelle Mead

Young Adult Fiction


A los diecis#65533;is a#65533;os, Rose Hathaway inicia su entrenamiento para formar parte de una selecta cofrad#65533;a de guardianes vamp#65533;ricos.


Rose naci#65533; dhampir (mitad humano y moroi), y su raza tiene la obligaci#65533;n de proteger a los moroi (vampiros) de los strigoi (vampiros peligrosos y violentos que nunca mueren). Para mantener su funci#65533;n protectora sin distracci#65533;n alguna, los guardianes como Rose tienen prohibido enamorarse.


Rose pretende ser la guardiana de su mejor amiga, la princesa Lisa Dragomir. Ambas huyen del instituto y dos a#65533;os despu#65533;s son capturadas y enviadas de regreso. Las cosas no resultan nada f#65533;ciles para Rose, ya que las amenazas que pesan sobre la vida de Lisa parecen no terminar. Para colmo, falta a su compromiso cuando se enamora de Dimitri, su tutor. Rose tendr#65533; que debatirse entre el amor hacia su instructor y su deber, pues le debe lealtad a Lisa.



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  • Se llev#65533; a la pantalla grande, convirti#65533;ndose en una de las sagas favoritas entre quienes gustan de las novelas de fantas#65533;a.

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ENGLISH DESCRIPTION St. Vladimir's Academy isn't just any boarding school--it's a hidden place where vampires are educated in the ways of magic and half-human teens train to protect them. Rose Hathaway is a Dhampir, a bodyguard for her best friend Lissa, a Moroi Vampire Princess. They've been on the run, but now they're being dragged back to St. Vladimir's--the very place where they're most in danger. . . . 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. A unique and mesmerizing mystery with a whodunit ending that even the most skilled detectives will not predict. -- VOYA Mead's absorbing, debut YA novel, blends intricately detailed fantasy with a contemporary setting, teen-relevant issues, and a diverse cast of characters. -- Booklist

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This story is no ordinary vampire tale. Mead has done her homework on Romanian folklore and Orthodox Catholic saints, and she uses it to weave a unique and mesmerizing mystery with a whodunit ending that even the most skilled detectives will not predict. With social angst that every teenager can appreciate and sexual tension that leaves Stephanie Meyer's Twilight looking like a children's book, this little gem is sure to be a hit.--VOYA Mead's absorbing, debut YA novel, the first in a new series, blends intricately detailed fantasy with a contemporary setting, teen-relevant issues, and a diverse...cast of supporting characters. Occasional steamy sex and a scattering of vulgar language demand mature readers, but teens able to handle the edgy elements will speed through this vamp story and anticipate the next installment.--Booklist

Richelle Mead graduated from the University of Michigan and has an M.A. in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University. She currently lives in Seattle with her husband, and is at work on her next VAMPIRE ACADEMY novel.

General Fields

  • : 9781595141743
  • : penguin random house
  • : Razorbill
  • : August 2007
  • : 208mm X 141mm X 23mm
  • : United States
  • : February 2008
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Richelle Mead
  • : Paperback
  • : 510
  • : English
  • : 813.6
  • : Teen - Grade 7-9, Age 12-14
  • : 2007003094
  • : 336