Series: Blood of Eden
Author: Julie Kagawa
Published: 24th April, 2012
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Genre: Paranormal romance, dystopian
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The Immortal Rules had been sitting on my shelf for around six months before I got the chance to read it. I don’t know why I didn’t read this earlier because I loved this book!
The Immortal Rules is a post apocalyptic set in a dystopian world where vampires rule in their vampire cities, humans are their food and that is that. Outside the vampire city are other monsters entirely. The Rabids are crazed flesh eating creatures that rise at night, so living outside of a vampire city seems impossible.
Allison Sekemoto is a girl that hates vampires, she thinks they are monsters but when she’s about to die a vampire gives her a choice; die forever or become a vampire and live. She chooses to live, no matter that she will become one of the monsters she so despises. Allison’s maker teaches her the vampire ways; how to feed, how to hunt, the vampire laws in the hierarchy.
I loved this book for many reasons. The obvious one being that I highly enjoyed it. The Immortal Rules is more than a post apocalyptic or a paranormal romance. Allison is a very likeable character. She is strong yet imperfect. Through the whole book we watch her struggle with the monster inside, I loved that she was tortured this way. She was interesting, she wasn’t a goodie two shoes, she had her own opinions, followed her own rules and tried to stop becoming the monster she despised.
This book was fast paced and had me hanging on the whole time. The world was very interesting and I found it so thoroughly intriguing that the world alone made me want to continue reading. It was just so interesting, I wanted to know more and more about everything.
Overall this book was very enjoyable and I am very excited for book two in the series!