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Promessa di sangue (Vampire Academy #4)

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Per onorare una promessa Rose lascia l’Accademia dei Vampiri prima di diplomarsi e abbandona la sua migliore amica Lissa. Non è una scelta facile, ma non può fare altrimenti. Dimitri, suo maestro nonché grande amore, è stato morso e portato via dai crudeli Strigoi durante l’ultimo combattimento. Ormai si è trasformato e Rose deve ucciderlo, come avrebbe voluto lui, per por ...more
Kindle Edition, 625 pages
Published November 23rd 2011 by Rizzoli (first published August 1st 2009)
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Tatiana
Apr 24, 2009 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: hardcore VA fans
"Shadow Kiss" left us with Rose on the way to find and kill her beloved Dimitri who had fallen during a fight with Strigoi. "Blood Promise" picks up where Rose is in Moscow, looking for traces of Dimitri. Needless to say, she finds him, but I will not go into any more detail to avoid spoilers.

I hate to say it, but I am fairly disappointment by this book. In my opinion, it is so far the weakest in the series. It is by no means the worst book ever written, but the fact that Richelle Mead didn't p
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Popi G.
Sep 01, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
“We need to be together."
"Why?" I asked softly. The word was carried away on the wind, but he heard.
"Because I want you."
I gave him a sad smile, wondering if we'd meet again in the land of the dead. "Wrong answer," I told him.
I let go.
I look him in the eye. "I will always love you.”
“That’s what I was supposed to say. . . .” he gasped out.
Those were his last words."



Once again, I absolutely loved it! It's amazing!! I will admit I cried again!


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Jazzy
Jan 10, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: vampire-academy
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Emma Giordano
Jun 14, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This series has taken over my life completely and I am in no way complaining bUT HOW DOES ONE MAKE A PERSON FEEL SO MANY DIFFERENT THINGS I DONT UNDERSTAND WHAT IM SUPPOSED TO DO WITH MY LIFE RIGHT NOW SURE I COULD START THE NEXT BOOK BUT I ACTUALLY CANNOT FUNCTION BECAUSE OF THIS ENDING AND IM KIND OF HOPEFULLY BUT ALSO IN A LOT OF PAIN AND THERES A LOT OF INTERNAL SCREAMING GOING ON GOOD AND BAD AND I JUST DONT KNOW WHAT TO SAY OR DO OKAY I JUST LOVE THIS SERIES OK
Shannon (formerly The Holy Terror)
*3.5 Stars*
The main reason I'm rating this one lower than the previous three? The first 300 pages were BORING. (-1 star) This book could almost have started on page 300 and still have been great. I understand the need for back story, but I was frustrated and annoyed at how much I had to slog through to get to the main story of the book. Setting the stage is one thing, dragging things out to artificially create tension and mood is another. I rounded up to 4 stars because I was genuinely surprised
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Carlita
Jan 24, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Liz
Nov 27, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First half of the book:

Rose has to go a hard way full of stones and death and pain. She meets Sydney and Dimitri's family and gets to know his world. Rose is ready to do anything to find and to kill him.

And finally, she finds him...
Second half of the book:

Dimitri as a Strigoi. A very very evil version of Dimitri. A passionated one, but still evil. He is brutal, he is merciless. He is completely different from the Dimitri we know.
And the relationship between him and Rose changes completely. E
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Stacia (the 2010 club)
The time has come. It doesn't matter that I read this book forever and a day ago. Blood Promise deserves a review - one that I wrongfully neglected to give at the time of finishing. The 5 star rating at the top says nothing about why I loved this book back then, nor does it say why I still think about this story even now. I doubt I'll ever go back and write reviews for the rest of the series but this book...it's in my soul. Don't expect one of my normal polished reviews. I just wanted to finally ...more
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4.5/5

This book was really good! I'm still trying to get over the major twist at the ending which I was kind of expecting but I didn't know that it would be that big.

The one thing that I didn't like with this book was that Lissa was kind of "whiny." In Rose's views from her eyes, we were able to see what was going on back at St. Vladimir Academy. I was excited to read this since it might had some more action, which it did, but it wasn't enough to out way Lissa. At the end of the 3rd book, I was d
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Pineapplez ♡
Jan 20, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: january, 2016
I'm about to cry right now... That was fu**ing beautiful.
Norah Una Sumner
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This was very interesting and heart-breaking. Meeting Dimitri's family was a unique experience. I really feel like Rose developed a lot as a character and she's definitely more likable now than she was in the beginning,however,unfortunately,Lisa is getting on my nerves a little bit. What's been annoying in this book is that Lisa seems more angry at Rose for leaving her than being actually worried for Rose. I mean,for God's sake, Rose has her own life and her own problems that she needs to solve,
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Taneika
Jul 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Once again, I absolutely loved this and it was a roller coaster ride HOWEVER it was a bit dull in some parts and I felt it dragged a bit. I adored it though, and that ending/bridge scene omg
LMM
So 1st I have to say that I love Mead. But this book was only OK to Good for me which I guess was a disappointment. I think she could have & has done much better. To summarize, I didn't feel as emotionally connected to the characters & I expected to be, esp after the last book. But also - I think structurally, the book was too condensed & didn't have to be.

OK so here I go, SPOILERS for VA #4 - BLOOD PROMISE BELOW:

I felt there was far too much recap of the previous 3 books. Literally
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Kat Kennedy
Mar 22, 2010 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
If I had to give the first 3/4 of this book a review, I would have given it two stars at the most.

The plot was painfully, agonizingly slow with many, many unnecessary characters and plotlines that just bugged the hell out of me. I found myself skipping large portions of text to get to anything worth reading.

The last quarter of this book however, earned that last two stars. It was intense, amazing, beautiful. I almost cried. I wanted to cry. What happened at the end... on the bridge... well bugge
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Pearl Angeli
BloodPromise

“Bound by Love, but sworn to Kill...”

Wow, just wow! What a thrilling, emotional roller coaster ride! This book is hands down amazing!

Blood Promise is the fourth installment of the Vampire Academy series. In this book, Richelle Mead takes us to Russia together with the badassest character Rose Hathaway, in search for the love of her life, Dimitri. She was forced to abandon her life in the academy as a student, leaving her best friend Lissa behind in order to fulfill her mission to destroy Dimitr
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Clau R.
Nov 04, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The second half of this book was PERFECTION OMG.
Isa Cantos (Crónicas de una Merodeadora)
Y yo que pensé que no podía haber un libro más intenso en esta saga que el tercero, ¡vaya si estaba equivocada! Leer este libro fue como estar en un hoyo oscuro horroroso en el que lo único que pensabas es... SPOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOILER DEL LIBRO PASADO.

DEJA DE LEER...

ESTÁS AVISADO...

SI SIGUES LEYENDO ES BAJO TU PROPIO RIESGO...

NO DIGAS QUE NO TE LO ADVERTÍ...

¿SIGUES LEYENDO Y NO HAS LEÍDO EL TERCERO?

VETE.

... lo único que pensabas es "Dimitri es un strigoi. Rose va a matarlo. Rose no va
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Kate ♡
Sep 27, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014-read
Actual Rating:
4.5/5
Wow, can't believe I read about 400 pages today! I couldn't put this book down, and it's pretty long so that's saying something!
This book was a real roller coaster! As soon as Rose saw Adrian at the airport near the end of the book, the rest of the novel was just so beautiful!!! All these relationships coming back together, I seriously think that was my fav part of the book.
Basically:
I love Adrian so much, like, so much
Rose is amazing, and the character development, wow
I didn
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Kristi
Jan 09, 2009 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: books-i-own
Three words; i'm just going to do one this time. Amazing.

I love this series. Plain and simple. I've been a fan since the beginning and I can't helped but get sucked in every time. This is my favorite vampire series. Heck, it's one of my most favorites, vampire or not.

The plot is fantastic, action packed, twists and turns galore. The characters are right on, they continue to grow and develop, become even more dimensional as the series continues. The writing is amazing. I just absolutely enjoyed r
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Juliana Zapata
Aug 06, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
El libro anterior de la saga dejó el nivel muy alto y mía expectativas por las nubes. Y por supuesto que ste libro fue increíble, siento que la saga se pone cada vez mas interesante, me he encontrado un montón de sorpresas a través de la historia y los libros solo prometen mejorar.

Rose es uno de mis personajes femeninos favoritos y en este libro continuó demostrando esa fuerza y esa terquedad que tanto me enamoran de ella. Por otro lado debo decir que en este libro empecé a querer mucho a Adrian
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Mareira
Aug 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Η φίλτατη Μαρία Βρυσανάκη μου έδωσε υπόσχεση πως θα λατρέψω το τέταρτο βιβλίο της σειράς. Είχε δίκιο. Η Αθηνούλα μου έδωσε υπόσχεση πως θα δω έναν Ντίμιτρι , μα τι Ντιμίτρι. Είχε δίκιο. Επομένως περιτριγυρίζομαι από τα καλύτερα gals <3
Οι πρώτες 150 σελίδες είναι αρκετά εισαγωγικές σε βαθμό που ανησύχησα μήπως η Richelle Mead έχασε το χάρισμά της. Nope! Το δεύτερο μέρος είναι τόσο έντονο, τόσο αιματοβαμμένο, τόσο Στριγκόι. Το μυθιστόρημα-όπως και τα προηγούμενα-σφύζει από δράση και αδρεναλινικ
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Kaya
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars.

“He'd always understood me, and part of what we'd worked on was how to temper that impulsive need to run into danger with reason and calculation. I had a feeling no one else in this world would ever understand me like he did.”

First half of the book is the worst one in the series so far, but the second half is the best one in the series so far. As you will see in the further paragraphs, this book has me conflicted. On one side, it’s obvious that Mead continued with the series solely
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Emma
May 19, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
This book was full of ups and downs. I cried, I laughed, I was shocked... I had mixed feelings in some point while reading this, but I couldn't stop reading! I just had to know what'll happen. Like the prequels, this gets full 5 stars.

Now some SPOILERS.

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Jilly
Sep 02, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Just because I like you, it doesn't mean I still don't think you're an evil creature of the night. You are.

↑And there you have the only good line in the whole book. You're welcome.

Okay, I would like to tell you the story of my trip to drive from Texas to Florida for vacation a couple of years ago. It will take me about 300 pages to let you have the true experience that I had - sitting in the car, driving part of the time, stopping for gas & food. Plus, I know you are interested in every hi
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Rachel (The Rest Is Still Unwritten)
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DemonKitty003
Jan 06, 2009 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I want to read this book!!!!!! God if she has to kill Dimitri I am so going to...I don't know what I'll do but I am so going to do something if he dies!!!! UGH!!! I want to know what is going to happen so badly!!!!!
Lucy
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Gillian
I KNEW IT

I KNEW IT

BUT ALSO

ASDJKLUFRTFGFKHSLFKSJF

okay where is Spirit Bound where the fuck are you book come here

no need to stop now

My whole life is Vampire Academy. I am a Vampire Academy blood whore. Addicted to the endorphins. In a blood whore haze.

Also, Adrian is flawless.
Merb
I did find this book was a bit lacking compared to the previous books. I found this novel was primarily focused on Rose's emotions, in terms of how she dealt with her grief, and other emotional challenges that she had to endure during the book. Richelle Mead, in my opinion, is a fantastic young adult author. Right from the beginning of this series, I felt like she was completely in tune with Rose. Because of this, we as readers can really feel close to Rose, as she almost feels real.

However, I
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Janina
Hmm. I was a little bit disappointed by this fourth installment of the VA series. I haven't been all ecstatic about the first three books either, but I definitely enjoyed reading them.
But with this one, I was actually contemplating giving up on the series altogether after the first 100 pages because it was painfully slow and uneventful. The first half of this book only consisted of a) retelling what happened previously, b) Rose talking about how great Dimitri was or c) Rose recalling all the gre
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Scorpio Richelle Mead is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of urban fantasy books for both adults and teens. Originally from Michigan, Richelle now lives in Seattle, Washington where she works on her three series full-time: Georgina Kincaid, Dark Swan, and Vampire Academy.

A life-long reader, Richelle has always loved mythology and folklore. When she can actually tear herself away f
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Other Books in the Series

Vampire Academy (6 books)
  • Vampire Academy (Vampire Academy, #1)
  • Frostbite (Vampire Academy, #2)
  • Shadow Kiss (Vampire Academy, #3)
  • Spirit Bound (Vampire Academy, #5)
  • Last Sacrifice (Vampire Academy, #6)

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