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The Originals: The Rise by L.J. Smith

THE ORIGINALS: THE RISE BY L.J. SMITHArriving in New Orleans in 1722, the Original vampire siblings hope they’ve escaped their dangerous past. But when Klaus falls for the wrong woman, a witch named Vivienne, betrothed to a werewolf for a union that should bring peace between the witches and the werewolves. She is the only girl in New Orleans that is off limits to the Mikaelsons. Klaus immediately plans to make Vivienne his own. Elijah hunts for a home to call their own, while Rebekah infiltrates a camp of human soldiers in search of allies. I requested for this book because of my love for The Vampire Diaries as well as The Originals TV series, but I found it quite hard to get through this book. This may since be that I not long ago watched season 1 of The Originals or because I had higher expectations.

In saying that though I did enjoy reading bits and pieces of information that was not in the TV show. This book also gave me a better understanding to what was actually happening during…

2015 Reading Challenges

BOOKS READ IN 2015

1. Half Blood - Jennifer L. Armentrout  ★★★★★

2.  The Originals: The Rise - L.J. Smith ★★★★

3.  Pure - Jennifer L. Armentrout ★★★★★

4. We Were Liars- E. Lockhart ★★★★

5. Forever - Maggie Stiefvater ★★★

6. Twilight: Graphic Novel- Volume 1 -Stephenie Meyer & Young Kim ★★★★

7. Bound by Prophecy - Mellissa Wright ★★★★

8. Holes - Louis Sachar ★★★

9. Ugly Love - Colleen Hoover ★★★★★

10. The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald ★★★★

11. The Shadowhunter's Codex - Cassandra Clare & Joshua Lewis ★★★★★

12. Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggss ★★★★

13.  Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief★★★★.5

BOOK REVIEWS

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Clare, Cassandra  
The Shadowhunter's Codex

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Fitzgerald, F. Scott
The Great Gatsby

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Hoover, Colleen
Ugly Love

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Kim, Young
Twilight: Graphic Novel- Volume 1

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Lockhart, E.
We Were Liars

Lewis, Joshua
The Shadowhunter's Codex

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Meyer, Stephenie
Twilight: Graphic Novel- Volume 1

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Riggs, Ransom
Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children

Riordan, Rick
Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief

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Smith, L.J.
The Originals: The Rise

Sugg, Zoe
Girl Online

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