[Pdf Free] Blue Bloods
So I was reading a Cracked article a The Elixir and the Stone little while ago It told me that you get addicted to pop music because it sets off the pleasure centre of your brain Cracked also told me that your brain derives pleasure from particularly predictable music bec This book is so fucking stupid that Iost I points while reading it The only reason I didn t DNF it was for the joke material Because seriously this book has to be a joke rightThe premise had some potential vampires who came over on the Mayflower come into their vampireyness at age 15 and are reincarnated over and over again There are exactly 400 of them and our special snowflake is a new one Oh no Not a New Soul again So of course the powers that be are suspicious of snowflake anyoneOur special snowflake s name is Schuyler That s right Schuyler I know right I m so sick of girls named Schuyler We had ike 6 of them in my homeroom class in schoolSo of course Snowflake goes to an exclusive school that only the richest of all rich kids go to And of course she is an outcast who is suddenly noticed by the hottest jock in school And of course she has a boy best fri I am painfully painfully addicted Not entirely in spite of the trashiness because a small part of me finds the constant detailed descriptions of everyone s outfit deeply entertaining hi Laurell K Hamilton for the Gossip Girl set but if you dig beyond the uneven pacing the telling instead of showing and the constant references to everyone s extreme wealth there is some very very interesting mythology being crafted here with some deeply twisted and intriguing relationships as a result spoilers for both this book and Masuerade the seuelLet s see rotating 3rd person POV between three main female characters Schuyler our old money but now broke semi orphan outcast at Extremely Posh School Mimi our old money and new money and unbelievably rich popular girl who is The ueen Bee everywhere and not just at EPS and Blair old money with a new money stepmother recent transplant to EPS from Texas who is absorbed into Mimi s social circle but feels an outsider We ve got the three different ends of the EPS social spectrum but really EPS is almost irrelevant to this story Yes they re all vampires Yes fifteen to twenty one is when they come into their vampirehood Yes being a vampire makes them fast strong beautiful etc etc etc and they re not allergic to sun Blah blah standard vampirecakes blah blah Here s where the mythology gets interesting Initially it s just that vampires are souls that exist beyond the mortal shell and the Turning Age is when the vampires first start remembering their past ives and incidentally needing to drink blood but what ever that is Black Columbiad: Defining Moments in African American Literature and Culture (Harvard English Studies) like sooooo irrelevant Soike really Old Money The current crop of characters came over on the Mayflower That s all well enough certainly an interesting twist but what I Black Noir like about it even is that dea Cruz takes it one step further the vampires original souls Angels Cast down to the mortal sphere not hell when they followed Lucifer So The Bad Guys layer on all sorts of Biblically inspired angeldemon stuff too So vampires Blue Bloodsiterally hur hur drink Red Blood and absorb some of the Red Blood s soul The Uber Bad Guys are Silver Bloods who drink Blue Bloods blood and absorb all of that vampire s previous Yce (Captured by Aliens lives in addition to the individualives of the Red Bloods the Blue Blood has drunk making them v powerful and v crazy Lucifer of course is the ultimate Silver Blood See Intriguing More th This book had the potential to be amazing affluent teens African Literature, Animism and Politics learn in their fifteenth year that they are reincarnated vampires who will never really die only come back to reenter another cycle ofife unfortunately it was terrible One gets the impression that La Cruz either rushed through this or had a constant bout of writers block The writing is forced and trite and things that should have been ommitted why do we need a description of every single item of food throughout the bookand some parts were montaged where they should have been described in detail Promise Lords of Action like when they found out they were blue bloods and if I hear one designer clothing reference I m going to punch somethingAlso it s not a good thing if the name Schuyler is the most normal in the entire book Bliss Perfection really If your going to have your book set in a mdern realistic setting make it seemike it could possibly happen also the character of Schuyler is much too stereotypical for my tastes A beautiful gothic orphan outcast becomes a vampire How original She had no character faults at all which makes for a very bland boring heroine It also took La Cruz 248 pages to get to the frickin point where the plot starts to well exist Until then the word vampire isn t even mentioned and though we all knew what was going on the fact was presented as though it were a huge surprise Which Insults My Intelligence insults my intelligence the ast fifty pages were much better then the first 56 of the book and though no definate conclusion is reached I don t feel inclined to pick up the next in the series OkayI have to drag my soap box outer sckrrrkk keep in mind this is my opinion and I don t wish to offend anyone Alright I began
To Read Junior Fictionread junior fiction young adult books to cut out the undesirable sex scenes and vulgar anguage Well I have had to stop reading highly entertaining young adult books because of the sex and Out of the Shadows language I am highly disappointed in the trend now a days Is it any wonder teen pregnancy is a problem as well as substance abuse and vulgaranguage if this kind of crap is being placed in these boo I absolutely hated this book HATED it I m not sure I ve ever been able to say that about a novel before but I can honestly say that about this one Being a Black Gotham long time fan of vampires I picked this up at Barnes Noble thinking that it might be a uick easy interesting read The book itself is not terriblyong but I had a hard time getting through it For one thing that characters aren t ikableAT ALL The vampires are an ancient group of rich snobby elitists who care about fashion money and society than they should for a group. When the Mayflower set sail in 1620 it carried on board the men and women who would shape America Miles Standish; John Alden; Constance Hopkins But some among the Pilgrims were not pure of heart; they were not escaping religious persecution Indeed they were not even human They were vampiresThe vampires assimilated uickly into the New World Rising to evels of enormous power wealth and influence they were the celeb.
read Blue BloodsFeeding and slipped into a coma eaving behind a super powerful probably very important child who will need guidance Right Yes The Essential Oil Hormone Solution: Reset Your Hormones in 14 Days with the Power of Essential Oils let me try and untangle this Schuyler is important She s not a reincarnated angel trueBUT she s the BIOLOGICAL CHILD of an archangel powerful and IMPORTANT Annndshe s been abandoned by her mom and scorned by her angel vampire peers These angel vampires have about as much sense as a moldy sack of rusty hammers But what else would you expect from New York City s elite The characters are two dimensional and boring The plot On the surface it s just plain silly but when you dig deeper it s inconsistent and completely nonsensical andooks a Madisons War lotike swiss cheese with all the holes riddled throughout This book really is the Manual do guerreiro da luz literary euivalent of a socialite boring vapid shallow narcissistic and transparent I can put up with aot from supernatural YA because I don t ask much This book however asked me to suspend WAY too much of my intellect while not even having the common courtesy of providing any real entertainment I know this review is all over the place but I really don t have the energy to try and rearrange everything so it makes sense Kinda Creative Alcohol Inks like the book I m reviewing Book Review This pic is from deviantartcom btw I ve been wanting to read this series for aong time now but unfortunately I was always got sidetracked by other vampire series eg The Black Dagger Brotherhood series Vampire Academy House of Night Evernight Series Morganville Vampires Sookie Stackhouse series The Mortal Instruments Trilogy Night Huntress Whoa that was a Fallin For His Thug Passion 2 longist should I just say I m a vampire addict blame this on Meyer s TwilightOkay so yeah I picked it up due to these reasons1 My friends Szam Julie Gabby and Isaml etc in case I forgot someone always talked about the series that I felt Carrot City left out and out of place so might as well read this so that I can join in their bubble of conversation2 It has vampires in it nuff said3 It was actually authored by a Filipina American authorI m a Filipina too btw so yeah cool beans should definitely read this to show some FilipinooveSo now will gonna have pros and consPros1 Vampires check2 Filipina Author check3 A heroine that is not whiny weak Mary Sue and stupid coughsshall I just put Bella Swan herecoughs check4 Hot guys check5 Cool vampire See What You Made Me Do lore check6 Fashion check7 Vampires and shoolife check8 Teen drama check9 Love triangle check10 A surprise that I didn t see coming check11 Writing is not crappy coughsHouse of Night Fallen Twilight and Sookie Stackhousecoughscheck12 Lovable and uirky characters my faves were Dylan and Bliss and I m Team Ollie btw check13 Sexy checkOkay what I found original in this one1 The idea that vampires came from fallen angels2 The blue bloods silver bloods and red bloods3 The repository thingy4 The stages of vampire Java 8 in Action life thingy5 The conduits6 The Sacred Kiss thingyCons1 Similarities euphemism for rip off with other booksHouse of Night also use the term vampyre the ueen bee thingy Zoey and Sky hasots of common ike they have this prophecy thingy about saving the vampyres blah blah blah Bliss and Dylan s relationship reminds me of Rephaim and Stevie RaeGossip Girl mention of brands parties clubs smoking modeling etc Manhattan Elites even the place East Side the popular and non popular group the sexCity of Bones Ollie reminds me of Simon Allegra reminds me of Clary s mom both were in coma and have the famous position on their race Incest Jack And MimiEvernight The Mix Of Vampires and MimiEvernight the mix of vampires humans in one academy the mention that they re vampires also happen in the middle of the plotFallen and Ever At first I thought that Jack and Sky s relationship was similar with Luce and Daniel and Ever and Damen relationships but I was wrong and I didn t see it coming that tuuuuuuut was what Jack old matecan I say mate idk maybe overextraFavorite Scenemy favorite scene was the interrupted sacred kissand sex between Dylan and Bliss and I was Perdido Street Station like this but then Bliss father came Yeah Iike it and will still read the next books I think it s time for me to read a Vampire story told by a Filipina author This book was a massive mental battle for me between the decent parts of the plot notice I say PLOT not book and the horrendousness of the rest of the book Okay Principles of Agricultural Engineering Volume-1 (Farm Power, farm Machinery, Farm Buildings, Post Harvest-Technology) let me put this bluntly Blue Bloods stunkFirst of all the story was not believable Not because it included a pack of civilized vampires that were conveniently all wealthy andiving in New York City Because the characters reactions were so obviously fabricated that I rolled my eyes than once while reading Schuyler for one Her character is ridiculously predictable Introducing the average main character in these crappy chick The Special Undercover Delivery (The Little Ad (The Little Ad(option) Agency Book 1) lit mysteries A young girl who dressesike a street urchin but is still stunningly beautiful Uh huh Riiiiight Because you see those all over the place Her tragic situation parents dead and gone That s only been done in EVERY FAIRY TALE EVER WRITTEN SINCE THE GRIMM BROTHERS I mean come ON people Oh and then there s the other main annoying factor the endless descriptions of clothes hair furniture nutsall bragging in a not so subtle way about how great rich people have it I was so bored through the descriptions of The Black Academic's Guide to Winning Tenure--Without Losing Your Soul lavish hotels expensive gowns antiue furnitureI thought I was going to drown in the endless drivelMaybe if you re a really big fan of vampires and many are or youike reading about the Randomized Algorithms Cambridge International Series on Parallel Computation lives of millionaires youl be able to get by reading this without TOTAL disgust But if you re Northanger Abbey like me youl hate it Just walk away This series is basically Gossip Girl meets Twilight Melissa de Longman Academic Writing Series 5 la Cruz is obviously a great authorHowever she does not follow through with this series She spends time talking about designerabels and what the elite are wearingthan she does building up the plot I felt completely et down because many people had suggested This Series To MeHaving series to meHaving thatI still want to know what happens which means I will give Melissa de a Cruz a second chance by reading the second installment of this series Melissa de The Columbia Guide to East African Literature in English Since 1945 (The Columbia Guides to Literature Since 1945) la Cruz writes well but this book isacking in the plot. Ilapated mansion Schuyler is a onerand happy that way Suddenly when she turns fifteen there is a visible mosaic of blue veins on her arm She starts to crave raw food and she is having flashbacks to ancient times Then a popular girl from her school is found dead drained of all her blood Schuyler doesn't know what to think but she wants to find out the secrets the Blue Bloods are keeping But is she herself in dange. Of powerful beings that s been around for hundreds of years They re completely superficial interested in the most ridiculous trivial aspects of The Conditions of Agricultural Growth The Economics of Agrarian Change under Population Pressure lifeike silly pop culture tidbits current trends fashion عمارة يعقوبيان labels and designer clothing The name dropping in this book is truly horrendous These are NOT the kind of vampires I fell inove with at a young age and I doubt anyone Where to begin I ve been devouring a Jane Addams lot of YA fictionately especially that of the supernatural kind and honestly I m running out of avenues I d been putting off the Blue Bloods novels because they just didn t interest me Well today I was bored so I picked this Harry Potter for Nerds little gem up from theibrary It passed a few hours worth of my time Was it worth it Well I got some The Mindset of Organization: Take Back Your House One Phase at a Time laughsThe book opens with a massive cliche Which I suppose should have warned me and put me off reading the rest of it but Iike to finish what I begin and The App Factory Playbook: How You Can Develop Your App Idea Without Learning to Code and Without a Technical Co-Founder (English Edition) like I said I was bored Our main protagonist is Schuyler Van Alan Tiny black hair blue eyes absolutely gorgeous but of course completely unaware of it She dressesike a bag URBAN ROMANCE lady Wellike a very Open Adoption Experience Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families From Making the Decision Throug lucky bagady who ransacks the trash bins of wealthy socialites and has revolving credit at fancy consignment shops She has only one friend of course a boy named Oliver who is of course in On Alchemy love with her while she is of course completely unaware of how he feels about her Next cliche Everyone else at her prestigious private school ignores her Of course UNTILUntil one night when she s out with Oliver and she sees the ever popular and completely gorgeous Jack Force He flirts with her and she s completely confused by his sudden attention to her So you would think this eventually goes somewhere Not really Jack and Schuyler DO share a couple of scenes together but nothing all that great They kiss once but even that has a very strange vibeike it just shouldn t be happening Probably because there isn t a whole Civil Rights and the Environment in African American Literature 1895 1941 lot of build up They don t manage to kiss forong either because they re interrupted by Jack s twin sister Mimi The Jack and Mimi storyline is where things started to get creepy and make Star Wars: The Force Awakens less andess senseJack s and Mimi s relationship is very uickly revealed to be than what the average brother and sister share Creep factor through the roof at this point I mean I guessed right away that it was some kind of reincarnation thing but EWW Come on And Mimi s a total bitch but not even in a believable way I got the feeling I was supposed to really hate her but I couldn t There just wasn t enough there Schuyler has no parents Her dad is dead her mom s been in a coma since she was a baby and she s been neglectfully supervised by her grandmother Cordelia Cordelia is a throw away character She exists within the book merely for the sole purpose of providing a uick source of information for Schuyler then she s killed off Let s just call her Tissue from now on Schuyler blew her nose on her and her iterary mission was accomplished So I trudged through the first half or so of this book wondering why in the hell I was still reading since all I kept hearing about was how rich these people are and
the kinds of clothes they wear the hotels they stay in the food they eatkinds of clothes they wear the hotels they stay in the food they eat But then I got to the good stuff Wait for it The Blue Bloods are nothing than a group of 400 fallen angels whose punishment for betraying God was being condemned to ive their immortal Politik Luar Negeri Indonesia Di Tengah Pusaran Politik Domestik lives on earth until they ve reached a zenike state of contrition At Unleashed (Devil's Reach Book 3) least that s their mission to be allowed back into the garden after paying penance for their misbehavior So they don t kill humans Not at all in fact they try to help us Did you know that all the beautiful and the humanitarian things in New York City are all thanks to rich angel space vampires Anyway they re reincarnated and at the age of 15 start undergoing their transformation to vampire Okay So yeah Jack and Mimi They re blood bound Apparently this is some freaky BS wherein two souls are born as twins but then through a transition one twin would assume the role of spouse This was to preserve the family s fortune A whole new twist on keepin it in the family Anyone else feelike vomiting Intellectually reading this book is akin to flipping through a toddler s board book Not a whole ot going on De La Cruz attempted to weave in some historical references by tying the whole Roanoke settlement mystery into the angel vampires story but she apparently expects that none of her readers have ever heard of it before None of the teen characters in the book have We re supposed to believe that these kids are attending this super exclusive private school and NONE of them have ever heard of Roanoke or Croatoan Sure she tries to tie that up nicely by claiming The Committee head honcho angel vampires have altered the memories of their own so they don t remember Roanoke but these kids do not exist in a vacuum they would have heard the story eventually and remembered it ESPECIALLY since they re HUNDREDS OF YEARS OLD AND GET THE SAME MEMORIES BACK WITH EVERY INCARNATION SighAnyway Schuyler is a vampire but she isn t part of the in crowd because she s half human She s the product of her mother an angel vampire mating with a human She s a new soul not a reincarnated one and she s super rare Okay Also her mother Allegra is the archangel Gabriel simple explanation but just don t ask GabrielGabrielleAllegra is supposedly the strongest of the angel vampires but She S In A s in a because she swore off of human familiars blood bags after her husband Schuyler s father died Gabriel and the archangel Michael who turns out to be Charles Force Jack and Mimi s dad were not condemned to the ife of the angel vampires because of misbehavior they chose to go with them to help Collins French with Paul Noble - Learn French the Natural Way, Part 3 lead them So they were both pure of heart Well we find out from the human Tissue that Schuyler is amazingly powerful because of who her mother is and then Schuyler is told again by the Tissue that according to angel vampire prophecies the daughter of Gabrielle willead them to the salvation they seek Okay so that means that Allegra Ms Pure of heart eader super angel vampire womanhas CHOSEN to stop. Rated blue bloods of American society The Blue Bloods vowed that their immortal status would remain a closely guarded secret And they kept that secret for centuries But now in New York City the secret is seeping out Schuyler Van Alen is a sopho at a prestigious private school She prefers baggy vintage clothes instead of the Prada and pearls worn by her classmates and she ives with her reclusive grandmother in a