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really liked it 4.00  ·  Rating Details  ·  18,302 Ratings  ·  654 Reviews
Fate - the second installment in the My Blood Approves series... Alice Bonham thinks she's finally found a balance in her life between the supernatural and real life with her brother Milo. Jack - her sorta vampire boyfriend - keeps her at arm's length to keep her safe. As for his brother Peter... she's not sure where he's at, or what he wants with her. Worse still, she's n ...more
Paperback, 329 pages
Published April 15th 2010 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Kim
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Courtney Wells
Man, this series definitely belongs on my "dramarama" shelf because that is seriously the driving force of these books.

Still a funny read, I think the vampire mythos here is interesting. Would like more substance to the plot - like a story arc or compelling antagonists - rather than "we make all our own problems" relationship drama.

That said, I keep turning pages and enjoy myself so a lot more is going right than wrong. And I'll be continuing on to the next.
Dorsi
I would have rated this book a 3 until the end. So much time was spent on Alice being isolated and miserable! I hope in the future books Alice is a more likable character. So far she has been whiny, self centered (EVERYTHING is about her), and sluggish. She has no drive to do ANYTHING! She has no interests, no motivation, no pizazz, nothing! All she does is sit around & feel sorry for herself. She can't even make an attempt to try to do well in school. She sleeps through her classes and lets ...more
Andreas
Apr 09, 2015 Andreas rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Zu beginn war gleich eine mega geile Wendung, dann wars etwas Langatmig, aber der Schluss war wieder cool
Starry
Feb 06, 2011 Starry rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Jack starts to realize that he is in love with Alice after he found out that Peter has a claim on her. (Always count on a boy to realize their feelings for a girl when their territory gets threatened). Anyways...the big sucky part is that Jack and Alice can't be together because her "blood bond" dictates that she belongs with Peter and Peter has the right to kill her and Jack if Jack gets too friendly with Alice. This is really rough for Alice because her body tells her she belongs with Peter bu ...more
Martin Sharlow
Jun 16, 2010 Martin Sharlow rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The more I read this series, the more I like it. I find that the characters have become real people to me, and I care about whats going to happen to them. There are some interesting things that happen in this book Milo has more time in the book, and you get to know Jane a bit better.

Top that off with learning more about the vampire scene and stalking vampires that are not as friendly as Jacks family, and I think this book will hold your interest.

I gave it 4 instead of a 5 because the grammar is
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Carie
Jun 08, 2010 Carie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I wrote most of this review before I finished this book, so my first inclination was to give it a 2-2.5, but I upped it after the last of the book drastically improved.

Here’s my initial review:

Gosh, I’m not sure I can take any more of this series! The story improved as the book progressed, but Alice still bothers me so much! She’s so passive and never takes charge of her life. If she showed any inclination to do anything other than lay around and wait for Jack to call, I might enjoy this serie
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Donna {Book Passion for Life}
I'm so glad I started reading this series! Just when you think you have the plot figured out, something comes along and changes everything for the better! I really liked where the author took "Fate".

The story started off fast with a shocking story line I never expected. I did think the middle part dragged slightly but the ending truly makes up for that leaving you wanting more!

I can not wait to read more of the Peter/Alice/Jack love triangle but I think I am secretly hoping Peter wins - even t
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Melly
I LOVE THIS BOOK!! Ahh it's so addicting. I'm adopting Alice's sleeping patterns thanks to this series. In the beginning when Alice was angry and upset, I was actually in a bad mood for her lol. I found myself snapping at my family for no reason other than I was upset for Alice. Crazy. I was seriously sucked into this book. It's almost 3am and I have to force myself to put my nook away now and not read Flutter yet. It's just so good! Okay I need to breathe and get some sleep. Lol I feel like an ...more
Stephanie
Dec 01, 2013 Stephanie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved this book just as much now as I did the first time I read it 3 years ago!
Peter has always had a way of making me adore him! <3
Wish Amanda Hocking would release the 5th and last book, because I am dying to see how she closes the series out!
Violante
DNF 30%

Lo intenté, realmente lo intenté, pero es un libro terrible.

*La narración es pésima, muy simple, sin descripciones del entorno o de los personajes, sólo largas listas de adjetivos sobre el atractivo del chico y sus muchísimas cualidades.

*Los diálogos forzados, las reacciones inverosímiles, los giros inesperados totalmente esperados.

*Los personajes estereotipados de los pies a la cabeza, planos e irritantes, ni uno se salva de caer en los clichés del género; la protagonista sosa que es h
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Midnight
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Bianca
Sep 18, 2011 Bianca rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I hate to write a negative review about this book because I really love this author, but this is honestly one of the most boring books I have read in a really long time. The main character, Alice, was very one-dimensional, and came across as very whiny. I didn't like her character for the same reason I didn't like Bella in "Twilight" - too whiny and way too obsessive over her boyfriend. Just because your boyfriend doesn't see you for two days is no reason to completely lose who you are. I do not ...more
Menna Alashker
From the first chapter in this series, I wasn’t truly affected by a single word written. Don’t get me wrong, I liked a lot of events throughout both books but not a single thing was true or convincing. Sadly.

The idea of ‘My blood approves’ is good. And since, I’m a fan of vamps, I liked ‘my blood approves’. But, really, let’s be honest. All Alice did was whine about everything and about Jack not being close enough to her. It was just wrong. Anyways ‘my blood approves’ wasn’t that bad. It was al
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Georgina
Oct 05, 2011 Georgina rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
This has been an unusual reading experience for me.

I'm sticking with the series, I think because I want to see where the story goes and if the writing improves - and I'm a little masochistic.

As it stands (after My Blood Approves and Fate), the writing screams amateur, which isn't great for a published work that you pay for.

The number of grammatical errors is shameful, Hocking uses a paragraph to describe what easily one sentence could and her characters all speak the same way - like teenagers. T
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Isamlq
Oct 16, 2010 Isamlq rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Sunny Wolfe
Sep 25, 2014 Sunny Wolfe rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
We'll this is the second book in the My Blood Approves Series. Alice is getting use to her new life, sort of. After Peter almost killing her and Jack almost telling her that he loves her - she is dealing.

Jack starts to realize that he is in love with Alice after he found out that Peter has a claim on her. (Always count on a boy to realize their feelings for a girl when their territory gets threatened). Anyways... the big sucky part is that Jack and Alice can't be together because her blood bond
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Tracy
Apr 07, 2011 Tracy rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Haya
I can't believe I wasted my time reading this book.

Honestly, this book is nothing but ideas stolen from Twilight and, I felt for some parts, The Host. There is no plot, nothing that progresses the story. Everything's a cliche. I hoped--expected, even--that the the story would improve, and that the stupid errors would disappear and the author's writing would be better and not contradictive, but unfortunately, no such luck. If you ask me, I think Hocking wasted her time writing this book.

Alice d
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Sue Tint
Jul 07, 2011 Sue Tint rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I have consistently liked this series from book one to book two (and am currently reading book three). I really love how Amanda Hocking plays with the love triangle in a way that has not really been done before. I particularly liked the end, when that triangle came to a head and how the characters reacted. I love Jack, he is so endearing! I am so looking forward to seeing what happens in the lives of these characters.

The only thing I will say that was annoying to me were the incredible amount of
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Jessica
Dec 22, 2011 Jessica rated it really liked it
Huh I don't know how I feel about this book and I know that Jane has something up her sleeve I think she wants to become a vampire herself. The love triangle in this book is pretty intense and I am team Peter, yeah he was an ass in the first book and he only shows up at the end of this book but he was so sweet and common, honestly, he lost what he thought was the love his life however many years ago and all of a sudden this girl shows up and her blood calls to him and it is an instant attraction ...more
Laura Kreitzer
Jul 06, 2011 Laura Kreitzer rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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FATE by Amanda Hocking (2 stars) She's an amateur, and it shows. You're a millionaire, Hocking, buy a damn editor. Jesus. Learn where to put commas, how to structure a sentence, and what is proper and improper grammar. It's really not THAT hard. There are thousands of websites that will teach you FOR FREE. Imagine that. I've quickly grown bored with the "woe is me" attitude the MC has. There is little to no plot in the whole book, and an editor (story and copy) is desperately--and I mean despera ...more
Bex
Jul 21, 2011 Bex rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I was sifting through the various recommendations that Goodreads provides, when I saw the first book in this series advertised and it was being offered for 99 cents. Despite the errors in spelling and grammar, from lack of proper editing, the storyline is superb.

There are more characters added to this second book, yet I wish the author had spent some time developing them and giving us a background of where they are coming from.

We are kept on the edge of our seats as the unexpected unfolds. Mil
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Hannah-Linn
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Nancy (The Avid Reader)
It is summer, Milo and Alice are hanging out with Jack at his house. There is a lake with a dock in their backyard. Jack, Alice and Milo are out at night swimming in the lake. Alice decides to go inside and help Mae who is preparing some snacks for Milo and Alice since they are the only ones who eat and doesn’t drink blood. Mae tells Alice to go change out of her bathing suit because it is cold in the house (they keep it cold because they are vampires). While she is changing she hears someone sc ...more
Be Positive
Por que Alice es TAN pesada? la mitad del libro se la pasa durmiendo o llorando. De todos los libros que leí, siento que ella es a el personaje femenino que menos soporto. Todo su ser me molesta, llega un punto en que leerla se me hacia insoportable.
Tengo como un sentimiento de amor y odio con esta saga. Alice y Milo me caen muy mal, pero amo con mi ser a los otros personajes, y eso me hace querer seguir leyendo. No me gusta para nada como escribe Amanda pero en si la historia es asombrosa, per
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Andy Márquez
Es un libro que simplemente quieres seguir leyendo para saber que va a pasar.
Nazurka
Unter dem Vampirmond 02. Verführung - Amanda Hocking
Gelungene Fortsetzung einer etwas anderen Vampirgeschichte.

Verführung

Klappentext:

„Zwei Brüder.
Der eine will ihre Liebe.
Der andere ihr Blut.

Alice glaubt, endlich die perfekte Balance zwischen ihrem normalen Leben und dem Leben mit Vampiren gefunden zu haben. Doch als Peter zurückkehrt, fordert das Schicksal unerbittlich Alice‘ Entscheidung: Jack oder Peter? Jack liebt sie, doch Peter hat nach einem Gesetz, so alt wie die Welt, unbedingten Anspr
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Maria Duque
No sé... Si hablamos sobre el libro en general diría que es vago. No tiene gran cosa y parece el típico fanfic que puedes leer en internet. Sin embargo, hay que reconocer que los diálogos son entretenidos hasta cierto punto y que Peter y Jack son los típicos chicos ideales que cualquier chica se enamoraría; y por supuesto los cuales están locamente enamorados de una humana común.
Si me pongo analizarlo es una historia de una adolescente cachonda que casualmente se encuentra con los chicos más ho
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Samantha Haviland
Jun 17, 2015 Samantha Haviland rated it it was ok
I don't know why I gave this two stars. It deserves one. Or less. I'm treating this series as a lesson in "what not to do when writing a novel". Seriously. Alice is the most pathetic, whiny, miserable excuse of a protagonist I have ever encountered. The girl from Temptation was better. Even the girl from the Beautiful Dead series -- the last series I suffered through for seemingly no reason -- was a better main character. Alice has nothing going for her and when Jack (SPOILER ALERT) tells her sh ...more
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Amanda Hocking is a lifelong Minnesotan obsessed with Batman and Jim Henson. In between watching cooking shows, taking care of her menagerie of pets, and drinking too much Red Bull Zero, she writes young adult urban fantasy and paranormal romance.

Her New York Times best-selling series the Trylle Trilogy has been optioned for films. Herzombie series, The Hollows, has been adapted into a graphic nov
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“I started zipping up my pants when something occurred to me.
"I'm wearing a purple thong."
"You're wearing a purple thong?"
Jack raised an eyebrow, but since I was drunk, I couldn't read on his emotions. I didn't know if it was an intrigued I'd-like-to-see-more eyebrow, or a disapproving you're-a-huge-slut eyebrow.
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