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Ash

(Hive Trilogy #1)

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4.05  ·  Rating details ·  11,053 ratings  ·  669 reviews
Are you an Ash?
*Increased stamina
*Lack of appetite
*Anger outbursts
*Insatiable thirst
*Beauty & Strength
*Male
Call the hotline if these symptoms come on suddenly!

Turns out Charlie Bennet was all of those things except the last. Dont let the name fool you, Charlie was all woman and she wanted nothing to do with the ash until the day she found out she was one.
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Kindle Edition, 232 pages
Published December 15th 2015
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Joey Woolfardis
Feb 19, 2016 rated it did not like it
I'd like one book to exist where no one has sex with vampires, no one had weird eyes, no one has weird names, whether someone is pretty or ugly isn't mentioned within the first five words. That would be great thanks.


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Elise ✘ a.k.a Ryder's Pet ✘
Re-read: 28.05.2016
Still love it. It's awesome. Jaymin Eve and Leia Stone are a perfect team, giving us a fantastic journey to go on. I love that in this book, they give us something more than what other author gives us, which is Jaymin's signature and that is that she gives us not only a female who is unique and special but she also gives us a male that is special too. Ryder is all kinds of mystery and I love that he isn't just a guy who protect the female, or is a helper to the female, he is
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V. A Court of Wings and Ruin is NEW ADULT/EROTICA but Goodreads editors won't tell you to include it in the choice awards
Back to regular price on December 24th.

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I hope it's as good as the born trilogy!
Rachel
I'm not sure what to think. On one hand I like the story because it was like a new adult combination of Divergent, Hunger Games, and Vampire Academy. On the other hand, I got a bit annoyed with the MC and at times even the writing. Maybe it was just the MC's inner monologue that annoyed me, either way it got to me. She always referred to her 2 friends as BFFs of bestie. Then she would always describe Ryder as sexy and a hottie. I don't know why but to me it just seemed juvenile. I lacked the ...more
MelaDWolf
Mar 04, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: fantasy, vampire
3stars!

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This book was just...okay. Not bad, just nothing special there. Story,characters,emotion,connection,writing - everything was okay. Nothing more, nothing less. It is one of that story you already read few times and every last one of them had different covers and different writers.

Would I recommend this book to you?
Yes, if you don't mind reading something that you already read.
Monty Cupcake ☠ Queen of Bloodshed ☠
Pretty good start to a series.

Charlie finds out she's an ash - vamp/human hybrid. Surprise. And she's the only female one in existence. Double surprise. She gets to move into the Hive, the place where all the ashes and vamps live and work. How not fun. Bright side is the hot guy, Ryder.

The book seemed very NA, but luckily not YA. I think I would've enjoyed it more if Charlie was more grown up. I'll probably read book 2.
Jammin Jenny
I really liked this story set in a dystopian society where there are vampires, and there are ash (babies from vampire males mating with human females). But all the ash are male, until Charlie becomes one. I love her romance with Ryder, and her BFF in the hive Jayden and his lover Oliver. Great story and characters. Looking forward to continuing with this series.
Penny
Apr 10, 2016 rated it it was ok
Superficial, simple and with a lame end.
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Alicia Batista (Addicted Readers)
This was just the Vampire book I needed! I wouldn't say it's a solid five star read, but it definitely had it's perks and fun plot arcs. ASH ended on a cliffhanger, but it wasn't a too bad one, but nevertheless, it has me eager to know what's next in their thrilling adventure! Oh, and we have PLENTY of SEXY Alpha males that I'm DYING to sink my teeth into!

BRING ON BOOK TWO, I...NEED...IT...NOWWWWW!!!!!!!

Rating & review to come...
Monique V
Jul 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
fun dystopian but very predictable. I want to continue though!
Mellea
I loved this book. Light and fluffy, with lots of ass-kicking and a dash of romance. Yes, it was a bit juvenile and eye-roll inducing at times, but I happen to like that. It was just what I was in the mood for.
Jeanny
Jan 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Quick definitions:
Ash: Vampire/human hybrid
Hive: Vampire clan/home
Cover Art:
Love.
World:
Contemporary time line. Vampires & vampire/human hybrids exist, & are out to the public.
Location:
USA
POV:
1st person POV ("Charlie" Bennet)
Characters:
"Charlie" Bennet is a young 20 year old marketing university student from a single home. Charlie isn't a bad ass. She has potential.
Tess is Charlie's human BFF. She's absolutely boy crazy (in a teenage way) & obsessed with ASH.
Jayden is Charlie's
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E Varady
Dec 21, 2015 rated it liked it
A steady 3 out of 5

What I liked:

This story was well thought out. There was enough detail to make the world come to life without overwhelming you with unnecessary facts. The story flowed smoothly and the development of secondary characters was in one with the book size.

What I didn't like:

The main character seemed unable to think or act without warning man. And despite coming across as self sufficient and slightly bandaids in the first chapter, she becomes the typical damsel in distress. The book
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Ashley S.
May 29, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5.

I think having groups of 4-6 hot male specimens surrounding the heroine at all times is what Jaymin Eve believes to be the key to a successful series -- a bit annoying, but the rest of the book made up for it (Supernatural Prison & Hive).
Michelle Madow
I loved it! That ending totally caught me by surprise. Now onto ANARCHY! :)
Danielle (Danniegurl)
THIS IS NOT YA!!

For some reason I thought this might be YA which put me off of it a bit. It's actually NA. Anyways the book is pretty good. Charlie is living life as a college student, vampire and ash - humans who turn into a hybrid of vampire and human who were born this way, have been known for a while in history. However there are rules and stipulations that allow them to interact with the human population.

Charlie hates vampire and ash due to some event that happened in her past. However
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Hollie
~3.5 stars~

This is the first vampire book I've read in a while. It seemed at one point they all started to feel too similar. I'm actually glad I have this one a shot. It pretty much reminded me of a vampire society version of Hunger Games, if that makes any sense. While I found the storyline and characters a bit cliché and predictable, I still think this series has potential. I wish this story (and characters) had more depth in this read, but perhaps that is to come in future books in this
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❤Rachel Anne's Romance Must Reads❤
These characters are easily old enough to not be in a na novel yet there wasn't anything more than a few kisses. I either need steam or the characters to be in the right age range for ya.

That aside, the story had moments I did enjoy and overall a pretty decent read.

3.5 stars rounded to 4. Amazon KU.

Sabrina
Mar 27, 2017 rated it did not like it
DNF @ 22%

And thats already too much of this crap.

So far, its been a horrible mashup made of The Hunger Games/Divergent,
the Chicagoland Vampires series and Twilight.
While I loved THG, I wouldnt want to read plagiarizations or fanfiction about it.
And I definitely wouldnt want to read those things about the other books (the originals were bad enough).

Right from the very first pages the clues are laid on so very delicately:
oh, Im always thirsty!
oh, my skin is suddenly so luminous!
oh, my hair
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Amy
Dec 29, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-unlimited
3/5
This book was just ok.
It started off pretty good. I liked the concept of the Ash and I liked Charlie in the beginning but, it just seemed to go down hill after the culling. It became predictable and Charlie seemed to become less mature instead of more. And don't get me started on the obsession that was Ryder. I really thought that when it wasn't a typical insta love that this might be a gradual relationship. It turned out the be an insta obsession and we spent about 75% of the book reading
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Mo
Feb 28, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: faves
I really like Charlie. She's her own person and someone to root for wholeheartedly. Jayden is sweet and I'm so glad he survived. Ryder has a lot of baggage, I want to know more!
3/1/16
I finished the book early this morning. I would actually give this book 3.25 stars if I could. I didn't like the ending. The writer just stopped writing. It was odd. With that said, I liked Ryder opening up to Charlie and acting on his feelings towards her. He's experienced a lot of loss. Unfortunately, when he
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Raven_Blake (dreamy addictions)
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Ash is an interesting book to read but I had some issues with it. The concept of ASH might sound unique but it doesnt bring anything new because overall it was a typical vampire novel and some aspects of this books is similar to other vampire YA books. Being an avid reader of vampire fiction, I always keep a watchout for good vampire books that promises kickass action and romance. The badass cover of ASH is the first thing that caught my eye
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Nicole
4 STARS

I'm not sure how this book flew under my radar last year because it was right up my alley. A cute paranormal romance with a sinfully sexy and stoic hero, ass-kicking (after some training) heroine and a slew of wonderful characters who I'm dying to get to know more.

The plot
The Hive Trilogy takes place in a world where vampirism is known but not entirely accepted. There are two non-human breeds - vampires and ash, who are half-human, half-vampire. The vampires and ash, though far stronger
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MadameZelda
Apr 14, 2016 rated it really liked it
f you like YA dystopia, this is the trilogy for you. Ash are half human/half vampire beings. Ash are controlled by the human group and by the vampire group in order to promote peace in the world. Because Ash became so prolific, it is against the law for humans and vampires to get together.

It is difficult to find Ash until about 17 to 18 when the Ash characteristic appear. Because of the human/vampire treaty, Ash are confined to hives, a limited amount of buildings build underground and a
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Madhu (Madhu LovesBooks)
This book was an ok read. Not too bad, but not too good either. So, 3 stars, nothing more, nothing less.

This is the first part of the urban fantasy series "Hive Trilogy". In this world, the humans, ash(hybrid vampires) and pure vampires live in the same world, but the ash and vampires are secluded in a place called 'Hive', so that the humans are protected.Charlie Bennet is a regular girl, who attends college, has a bff Tessa, and a sweet mother. Until she realizes that she is an Ash: a hybrid
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Brittain *Needs a Nap and a Drink*
I've tried, once again, to read a vampire book. And once again, it fell flat. Usually I would say that this is a case of "it's not you, it's me" but honestly, this book was terrible.

It follows a remarkably predictable path where the heroine is put in a position where she has to fight big burly men with the threat of death looming over her while being trained by a sexy amazing coach who has her ready to fight in just a little time. She falls in love with said trainer. Trainer wants to push her
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Lily-Rose
Dec 28, 2015 rated it it was ok
Wow this is original *smirks*....look, it's not a bad entertaining speed read, but this story I know I've read so many times in YA it's just lost it's WOW or even cool factor.

Charlie is your typical spunky, super hot herione who after training for a week with her super hot, off-limits instructor (reminded me of Four and Dimitri) could take down huge, well trained men...phff that's believable...did I mention she's also the "chosen one" whose super special *rolls eyes* The only thing I liked
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Feminista
The plot was not well developed. The actions and dialogue were sometimes juvenile. The writing style could have been more descriptive and engaging.
Jennifer
SO I am just going to put this out here, I am disappointed that book 2 is not out. When I was looking for a book to read I was wary of this recommendation on Kindle Unlimited, I was like "oh hunger games for vamps" lame.

Well listen here kind friends, this book is far from lame. This book is nonstop action that had me tapping my kindle to the point I was sure I would break it.

I never expected to find my first book for my 2016 favorites shelf on January 1. Never.

Yes there is a whole "battle to
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