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The Eternity Cure (Blood of Eden #2)

4.32 of 5 stars 4.32  ·  rating details  ·  18,168 ratings  ·  2,595 reviews
In Allison Sekemoto's world, there is one rule left: Blood calls to blood

She has done the unthinkable: died so that she might continue to live. Cast out of Eden and separated from the boy she dared to love, Allie will follow the call of blood to save her creator, Kanin, from the psychotic vampire Sarren. But when the trail leads to Allie's birthplace in New Covington, wha
Paperback, 416 pages
Published February 25th 2014 by Harlequin Teen (first published April 30th 2013)
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EDIT August 20th

44 LIKES? Woooow My reviews have never EVER been liked before (probably because they suck and I'm new here)

I can't wait to actually review this book ;)

EDIT September 24th

So many reunions awaited... Percy and Annabeth...Allie and Kanin...*Sigh*

EDIT March 5th.


EDIT March 31st

Kat Kennedy
I’m not sure how to proceed with this review WITHOUT resorting to a shit ton of gifs. I just really feel like some kind of crazy wild action would better represent how I feel than words ever could.

I mean, I could say that The Eternity Cure is one badass tale that left me desperate for more because this story was fucking awesome. Or I could just do this:

shocked with awe

Which is, no joke, my exact facial expression upon finishing this book. I think it actually stayed like that for a full two minutes.

I could tell
Emily May

"I smelled blood as soon as I walked into the room..."

And with that line begins one of the most enthralling, bloody, violent and emotional books I've read in a long time. For a book that is a combination of two of the most over-saturated young adult genres - dystopian and vampire-centric urban fantasy - this is a story which feels completely original in its execution and is utterly captivating from its grisly opening to its jaw-dropping climax. If, like me, you weren't sure about The Immortal R
"I don't believe in fate," he said carefully, "but... I do believe everything happens for a reason. That there is some plan, some meaning to this darkness we live in."

Julie Kagawa, you did it again. You held my heart in your fist and masterfully let me see the lights of paradise just so you could, in the end, beautifully destroy me. You ripped my heart in tiny little pieces and I'm still here, days after ending The Eternity Cure, trying to hold on to sanity. Believe me, after what you did at t
Jessica (Goldenfurpro)
After Reading:

Before Reading:


There's a title now!
It sounds so awesome! XD

OH MY HOLY FREXING DONUTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
The immortal rules might be made into a movie!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Palomar Pictures Options The Immortal Rules and Blood of Eden Series by New York Times Bestselling Author Julie Kagawa

THIS IS SO AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!XD


Um, hi, ending? Yeah? I'm a human? I have emotions? Emotions that have been stomped on, thrown in a garbage disposal, crushed, mangled, eaten, regurgitated, and then taped back together, but not to the point where I'm back to normal. Thank you, for that last world crushing, feels inducing, last page. That last page swooped down carrying relief, happiness, and feels (oh yes, the feels), but also dread and terror BECAUSE. If you read this already, you got me. Let's cry together.

Holy frick
sunset shimmer
Julie. Oh, Julie. I love you so much.

But you tore my heart to pieces, Ms. Thing. ._.

This was everything I wanted in a sequel. It had action, it had emotion, it had character development, it had plot development, it had everything that I needed.

The story continues with Allison still on the search for Kanin, who's being held hostage and tortured by Sarren, a psychotic vampire. The trail leads to Allison stumbling upon Jackal, however, her blood brother, and the two form an unlikely alliance to sea
A year of waiting might just turn me into a rabid.

So if you wake up one night and see a pale, emaciated creature with a mouth full of sharp teeth clawing at your window, Ms. Kagawa, don't be scared. Just hand over the manuscript and I won't eat you.
I repeat:

And you see that rating up there?
It should say 6 stars, but I don’t know where in the Fringe the last one might be. I should report it missing because in fact..

After reading this story I might have left only one neuron (the others have gone looking for Eden again) and it’s a bit fuzzy around the edges, intoxicated by all these mind-blowing turnarounds. I barely got my head around one piece of information when another bomb was thrown my
Okay. Was I the only one who thought that this blue cover was just a placeholder?

Well its not. Its the actual cover. (The information about it can be read on Julie Kagawa's blog)

As said in her blog post, there are many reasons why they chose to "remake" the cover of The Immortal Rules series. Some of these reasons include the original cover not being "dystopian enough".


Sorry. I just choked. Seriously. I did not just do that because I think its BS. Nope. Not at all.

What in the world mak
Final rating: /

“There are no good choices, Allison,” Kanin offered in a quiet voice. “There are only those you can live with, and those you can work to change.”

I need to recover from this one. My mind is blown into pieces. My heart has been repeatedly smashed into the wall, picked up and smashed again. But thankfully i am still alive.

This sequel is probably the best book i have read this year and in a while. Absolutely amazing, full of action, fast paced and totally ended with a freaking cli
Steph Sinclair

EDIT: So the cover is up and I'm actually happy with it. I'm very please Harlequin dropped the model from The Immortal Rules who wasn't Asian and went in a different direction. It's not my favorite cover in the world, but it's not bad either.


Let me love you. <3
AFTER RE-READING 31 July 2013 I finally came up with my Top 10 12 quotations. There are so many that I had a hard time narrowing it down to ten twelve.

1. You and me, sister, we're exactly the same. Fight it as long as you want--in the end, the monster always wins. -Jackal

2. You can't save anyone now. The requiem has started, and when the last melody plays, the only applause will be sweet, eternal silence. -Sarren

3. In that moment, I'd never wanted to be human more, just so I could be with Ezekie
This. Will. (Hopefully). Be. Epic.

EDIT: The Eternity Cure... Me gusta.


EDIT #3: Is that the official cover? It's ... not exactly what I was expecting. Nice, though. Just different than the first. Very different. (It's probably just a placeholder.)
Faye, la Patata
Final verdict: 2.5/5 but rounded up to 3

Disclaimer: Lots of swearing ahead. I am so sorry. I don't usually curse a lot, but this book disappointed me too much. I deserve some space to vent these feelings out.

God knows how much I detest books whose paranormal elements center around Vampires. This biased feeling of mine wasn't influenced by Twilight in any way, although that saga definitely made it worse, but I guess it's just something that stemmed from reading books that portray such creatures i
Gaaaaaah. This series just keeps getting better and better! Jackal is quickly becoming my favorite character...after Zeke of course :] *swoon*

But ummm...that ending.....?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?! WHAT. THE. FUCK. How am I supposed to wait a year after a cliffhanger like that....UGHHHHHHHHHH. *goes to cry in a corner*

It seriously pains me to know that I have to wait another year for this book.

*EDIT* snippet at the end of The Lost Prince: "Hello, sister
Genocide criminal genius & master of all villainy Unknown
20 FUCKING 13??????????















E.V.Franzmnn E.V.Franzmnn
2013????? Really?? What about me, Julie? Did you think about that???

2013 ???

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I can't wait that long, I need more Allie now !

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I really enjoyed The Immortal Rules, with Kanin winning a place in my heart. After what we seen happen to him then, I was anxiously awaiting the release of The Eternity Cure and looked forward to journeying with Allie to find and save him. What I didn't expect was to finish this book with a new favourite character, Jackal, who really made this book for me.

The book opens with Allie, alone, and following the blood tie she has to Kanin as he's her sire. She's been dreaming of him and the torture t
Maja (The Nocturnal Library)
4.5 stars
The last two books in Julie Kagawa’s impressive bibliography – first The Lost Prince and now The Eternity Cure – show a certain level of maturity and self-assuredness that simply wasn’t there before. I always enjoyed her books, even those first few ones in which she relied on familiar mythology and tropes, but now that she trusts herself enough to fly solo, like has become too small a word for how I feel. In The Eternity Cure more than ever before, Kagawa kept all the fine threads tight
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

As far as sequels go, I'm glad to say that The Eternity Cure did not disappoint- which was quite a feat considering how much I loved The Immortal Rules. This book made me feel so many things- from anxiety to anticipation to short-lived joy to heartache- that I'm going to have to break down this review piece by piece.

The Characters
Badass as ever. She is both fierce and fearsome, which makes for a great vampire, yet she also carries vulnerabilities and insecurities,
I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review

I didn’t like this.

What?! She didn’t like this? What the hell is going on here?

Litchick, have you finally lost your mind???

Um…maybe? To be honest, I don’t really know what happened. I mean, I LOVED the first book. I really did. I just feel like in this one Allie was a completely different person than who she was in The Immortal Rules.

MCs can really make or break a story for me and in this case, sadly, she broke it.

I just…what the hell happene
“This is what I am, I thought, walking forward to join them. This is where I belong, in the darkness. We’re vampires. That’s all we’ll ever be”

Once again when I’ve found myself stumbling through books and in a reading slump, Kagawa is the one to pull me out of it. I had high hopes for The Eternity Cure after adoring The Immortal Rules last year but The Eternity Cure exceeded all my expectations. I have so much love for this book right now that I think my review will just be full of incoherent ba
For the last fifteen minutes I think I have been staring at the last page of this book with my mouth wide open while trying to process what just happened.

And if you’re wondering? NO THIS IS NOT A FILLER BOOK.

Eternity Cure picks up 4 months after The Immortal Rules ended, Allie is on a quest to find and rescue her sire Kanin, from Sarren who is torturing him and keeping him captive. During her journey, she formed a temporary and rather reluctant alliance with Jackal, her blood-brother. Together
It's no secret that one of my all time favorite authors is Julie Kagawa and there is a reason why. She doesn't know how to write a bad book. In fact, I'm pretty sure she just gets better and better with every new release.

The Eternity Cure is the much anticipated sequel to Julie's vampire series, Blood of Eden.
We begin our story with Allison searching for her sire, Kanin. Blood calls to blood and Allie has seen the bloodcurdling nightmares of her sire's imprisonment and endless torture at the ha
Oh my ---
What the ---
This was--

I'm so incoherent right now I got so many thoughts swirling round my head.. Where do I starts when a SEQUEL I.E. that most would agree are NEVER better than first books, absolutely stunningly completely and utterly goes against that logic and leaves you flabbergasting in utter shock.


I cannot commend the author enough on such an amazing series. The Immortal Rules was one of my best reads last year but with this strong instalment
Thanks you NetGalley!

This is book two in Kagawa's Blood of Eden series, and I'm happy to say it doesn't suffer from the Second Book Syndrome. In fact, I think this one was much better than than the first book, The Immortal Rules.

The story is set in a post-apocalyptic world where humans are an endangered species. Vampires rule the large cities, offering protection to the humans in exchange for blood. These are not benevolent vampires. Protection from what, you ask? Why, from the Rabids, of cours
Khanh (Clowns, Nightmares, and Bunnies)
There are two types of families, one we are born to, and one we choose. We can't choose the former, the latter forms almost inadvertently sometimes, but they're just as important. My friend told me that once, and that quote leaped to my mind as I read this book. I love the twisted dynamics of the family that poor Allison has got herself into in The Eternity Cure. I didn't really like the concept of this series when I reluctantly started reading it, but The Immortal Rules turned out to be better ...more
Brigid *Flying Kick-a-pow!*
Thank you NetGalley for providing me with an ARC of this book!

Actual rating: 4.5 Stars

WARNING: Contains spoilers from the first book, The Immortal Rules, and will also contain minor spoilers for this book as well.

"You will always be a monster––there is no turning back from it. But what kind of monster you become is entirely up to you."

In the second Blood of Eden book, we find our protagonist, Allie, on a journey to find Kanin, her sire (that is, the vampire who turned her into a vampire). She ha
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“There are no good choices, Allison,' Kanin offered in a quiet voice. 'There are only those you can live with, and those you can work to change.” 157 likes
“I have good news and bad news The good news is that the jeep is still where we left it, and I got the damned thing working again."

"What's the bad news?"

"Something took my fuzzy dice.”
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