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Swear (My Blood Approves #5)

4.16 of 5 stars 4.16  ·  rating details  ·  609 ratings  ·  69 reviews
Final book in the My Blood Approves series by bestselling author, Amanda Hocking.
Published by Fraggin Aardvark
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Jamie Sadler I remember seeing on her site that she wasn't going to finish this book for awhile becuase she got so much hate mail from readers who wanted her to…moreI remember seeing on her site that she wasn't going to finish this book for awhile becuase she got so much hate mail from readers who wanted her to chose peter. Its really sad. That may have changed though. (less)
Gabby In Amanda's blog post, she said that the choose will not change, and Alice will still choose Jack. This book is just to tie up loose ends.
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Oct 24, 2013 Marie marked it as to-read
Shelves: vamps
Is it just me who thinks she's supposed to be with Jack, I mean yeah peter's fine, but jack is just so cute! Im team jack all the way! It sucks that there is no release date now, mental block or not, how long can she expect us to wait?

Getting just a little impatient now!


Shelly Crane
Dec 14, 2011 Shelly Crane marked it as to-read
I can't wait for this book! This has been the longest book to wait for. I wonder is she's writing it now or working on the Watersong series instead.
Oh, please be working on this!! I felt so bad for Peter in the last book. Team Peter all the way!!
Mar 11, 2013 Elena marked it as up-in-the-air
To all the fans of Peter: he is a massive arrogant self absorbed jerk, a poncy twat and a bloody pain in the arse!!! His charachter is ridiculously underdeveloped and ghostly, and if in Swear Alice ends up with him by some miracle, I hope this book never comes out!!!



Thank you, the ever loyal members of team Peter&Alice, who had the guts to send hate mail to Amanda Hocking as well as a crapload of messages about how unsatisfied you were with the course My Blood Approves had taken (I mea
Apr 15, 2012 Jennifer marked it as to-read

From Amanda Hocking's Blog

I think I need to clarify the following things. My problems with writing Swear aren't because a lack of ideas, writer's block, or because of my publishers. I know exactly how the book ends. I don't believe in writer's block. And I'm actually in trouble with foreign publishers for not writing it.

I don't know how to explain it to you any better than I already have. I feel completely disconnected from all the characters.

One of the
Nov 14, 2011 Courtney rated it 5 of 5 stars
I cant wait! Its so close yet so far away! PeterxAlice! Oh dear god please PeterxAlice if it is not... me and my friend WILL attack the printing company even if they didnt write it... and then make Amanda Hocking fix it so Peter and Alice get together ;D bwuahha!
Alex Stephens
Nov 27, 2011 Alex Stephens marked it as to-read
I had no idea there was gonna be another book to the series :) I'm glad there is. I really want it to be Alice and Peter together! He did have her first then Jack took her. Don't get me wrong, I loved Jack but I loved Peter more. 2 more months left!! <3 <3 Peter&Alice all the way
Mar 13, 2013 Carolina marked it as to-read
IT HAS ALWAYS BEEN JACK AND THE AUTHOR ALREADY TOLD THAT JACK WAS THE MEANT FOR ALICE!!! I'm soooo happy that i could start crying in this moment.
Shelby Petrie
Peter and Alice all the way! I love Jack, but Peter sends chills up my spine and makes me want to steal him away and keep him for myself(: I don't care if his character is lame or if he's an ass sometimes(: he loves Alice more than he does Elise and that's saying a lot considering he was depressed the whole time over Elise's death until he met Alice. I think Jack is an ass for breaking the bond between her and Peter, Peter didn't deserve that after losing Elise. I love Peter to death<3
Grace Lindo
Jun 25, 2011 Grace Lindo marked it as to-read
Peter and Alice. Please, just please!
Jan 27, 2012 Alyson marked it as to-read
Shelves: sequels
Peter and Alice :)
Jul 14, 2011 Kizzy rated it 5 of 5 stars
Can't wait for it to come out! Peter and Alice, Please! it would work out so much better than Jack and Alice.
Sara Lipscomb
Dec 23, 2012 Sara Lipscomb marked it as to-read
I know this book may never come to being-- I am lost without the ending to Jack's story-- well, Alice and Jack-- I get it, people love Peter-- but he already has his Elise... anyways-- Amanda is terribly busy with her success... so if it never comes to head-- at least I can rest in the know that Alice chose Jack, it will always be Jack. Think I'm actually going to start reading from the beginning again...
Mk Howard
I thought the books were great. I read them 3 (count it) three times. I wanted Jack to be with Alice at first, but what others are taking into consideration is that Alice has grown up quite a bit. She knows the rules of the game now. She knows now that there is usually one mate for the vampires.She loves Jack because they grew together through their friendship and her youth. However; she was meant for Peter and he was to blind to see it. He had been holding on to his 1st love so long he had forg ...more
Mar 24, 2013 Tina marked it as to-read
Shelves: completed-series
I would have loved to see a publication date or expected release date...
Apr 30, 2012 Lindsay marked it as to-read
Sellout!!! Ms Hocking had no problem banging out this series before being signed with a legit publishing company. They clearly weren't interested in picking up this series so there comes the blog in November saying her heart isn't in it to finish book 5 (read: there's no paycheck for this one). She's a big disappointment. This was a good series minus a few misses but now I'll never read another Hocking book. Quite frankly I found the Trylle Trilogy to be painful to get through with awful charac ...more
Dec 11, 2011 Katie marked it as to-read
According to Hocking's blog she is having some difficulties writing this last book. I recently found this series and have spent the last week reading it. I am now very disappointed to learn I will have to wait who knows how long to have some closure with Alice and her story.
Jillian Eaton
Aug 11, 2012 Jillian Eaton marked it as to-read
213 ratings and an average of 4.2 stars for a book that hasn't been released yet?

*blink blink*

Amanda Hocking, you are one impressive lady. And I envy you. A lot.
Jan 12, 2014 Arianna marked it as to-read
Muy bien, Designio salió hace casi ya CUATRO años.

Yo leí todo lo que Amanda escribió en la carta, del odio que estaba recibiendo de algunos lectores porque Alice esté con Jack y no con Peter, pero gente, si leen esa carta, Amanda explica muy bien porqué ALICE está con JACK, y no con PETER.

Y querida Amanda, me importa muy poco si tu tuviste que esperar tres, cuatro años por otro libro, pero yo quiero leer Swear, con suerte, el año que viene.

Y a esas personas que le escribie
Why is it that the first 4 amazing books came out all in 2010, and THIS 5th book is taking so goddamn long!? >:(
I swear this book taking over 2 years to write better be worth it.
Rachel Baird
I can't wait!! I do believe out of the very very many vampire series I have read, that this is my most favorite! :) Thanks for giving us another book in the series Amanda!!!!!
Well shit, I wish I knew about all this writer's block before I started the series :/ I hate not finishing series
Jane Yang
Jan 08, 2015 Jane Yang marked it as to-read
U can TOTALLY make it work!!!
I mean I was reading other people's comments and I realise that Jack could be better off as a friend!!
And a comrade here has a very good point, if Jack finds the one he's "meant" to be with, then dahell happens to Alice??
He is selfish for breaking the bond between Alice and Peter and who the damn cares that Jack found her first.
Team Peter all the way!!!
Apr 27, 2012 Ally rated it 5 of 5 stars

On Amanda hocking's Blogspot she releases the gist of swear.

Majority will not be impressed with the shortness of it and the ending of the love triangle because I know I wasn't and i'm sad this book may never come out.

If it does though, i'm not really sure how i'll respond to it.

Feb 04, 2014 Stormy marked it as to-read
I love Peter to death but I really don't care who she's with as long as this series is finished.

WHEN THE HELL IS THIS GOING TO BE OUT? Ever? If not this book should just be erased from GR.

Kacy B
Nov 30, 2011 Kacy B marked it as to-read

I am definitely bummed that the book will not be coming out anytime soon.
Sep 29, 2013 Alec marked it as to-read
I'm really confused. Has this book been published yet? There is no release date and the book before this was published in 2010.
Dec 07, 2011 Molly marked it as to-read
i just read in her blog that she wont be writing this book anytime soon if ever. so sad about that, really wanted that closure.
Jun 10, 2011 Ashley marked it as to-read
Can't wait!!!!
Author left everyone hanging while she wrote other series books. She will not finish this series! I will never read another book by her
Jun 13, 2015 Kayla added it
When does this book come out? I'm on the fourth book and i can't believe the fifth is the last, please make 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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