Katy I was like you and saw all of the hype on Facebook and Amazon about this book. I picked up and read it quickly because it is so short. I was severely let down after all of the praise it received. I found it rather predictable and boring. I did start the second one in the series thinking that there must be a reason that there are at least nine books in the Shade series, but I could not get myself to finish it. If you are bored and looking for a quick, cheap read, then I saw go for it. If not, then don't bother. That is just my opinion, but clearly there are people out there who enjoyed it.
Susan Shipman No! It keeps your interest and is reasonable well-written, sort of, and has at least 9 books in the series that are "what the heck, it's only 400 pages and $2.99 and I'm bored" so you kind of keep going but the 2nd to the last edition made me not buy the conclusion (if it's out yet, I have no idea) It has a cult following called "Shadicts". I don't attend Shadicts Anonymous meetings and wish I hadn't spend the $2.99 eight times.
Helen oh my gosh i absolutely adored this book its so amazing and i would say i preferred it much more than twilight but this book is only short but it is part of a series but it is really an amazing
Kimberley Sorry much better than Twilight. But if you were reading the book constantly comparing it to twilight instead of getting into the character and living the experience, then you missed the best ride ever. 80-something books in and I can still sit on the edge of my seat. And the new worlds she has created are mind-boggling.
Rebecca Olivares Twilight and A Shade of Vampire are close to be the same. In my option A Shade of Vampire is better, because it shows you a lot of people's experience throughout the series.
Ashley Bell No. Definitely not better than Twilight. The first book is only $0.99 though. It wouldn't hurt to give it a try. It's ok.