Saturday, January 14, 2017

Immortal Rules


The Immortal Rules
by Julie Kagawa
Published 2013 by Harlequin Teen
Already owned

This book was ultimately very good, although it began a little bit slowly for me. 

Allie is a Fringer, living Unregistered on the edge of the Vampire City. She has a small gang of three other people, but she is the only one brave enough to venture beyond the city for food and supplies and risk the danger of Rabids. Until she finds a massive stash of cans in a cellar. Then she needs the help of her gang, a choice which changes Allie's life entirely.

I think what baffles me the most about this book is the cover changes. The one in this review is from the copy I owned. However, the original shows a girl who reads as white with a tear of blood rolling down her face. Allie is very consistently described as Asian.  Thankfully, it looks like the sequel The Eternity Cure was released with a more accurate cover.

While I will likely read the sequel, it's not high on my list. This does give at least a modicum of closure to the story.

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