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Hotblood by Juliann Whicker
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Dec 27, 2011

really liked it
bookshelves: december-schedule, for-review, free-read-for-review, paranormal, paranormal-romance, own, r2r, young-adult, fantasy

Hotblood was a very different Paranormal or maybe Fantasy novel? Not sure where to classify it...

First we have 17 year old Dariana who is a hybrid Wild/Cool we meet her at her twin brothers funeral, she is a shell of a girl who is living without her soul. Then we have Lewis who is a Hotblood. I wont even start to try to explain the races here, while it is a bit confusing to begin with because the author just jumps into the story like we already know this world it did not take me that long to catch up. My only constructive opinion on that part would be that the author needs a prologue to better explain the "Houses" and different species even some kind of chart to kind of explain the races and attributes.  Alright so now we have Lewis who is instantly drawn to this strange girl who has lived well past what she should have without having a soul. He follows her one evening and ends up stealing a kiss that leaves him changed. The other thing I would suggest is a more clear cut way to decipher whose perspective we are seeing. It switches up a little and it sometimes took me a few paragraphs to distinguish. We follow Dariana in her journey in getting her life back, finding out what happened to her, and possibly finding her soul mate. Her family is quirky and highly entertaining.

Hotblood is a unique world that I enjoyed thoroughly. Ms Whicker has an incredible imagination and I can't wait to find out more about the House of slide. I would have loved to see more of her Uncles Satan and Grim were truly some great characters.

I loved the cover for this one, it really caught my eye! I am guessing that is Uncle Satan on the cover.

You can find Juliann Whicker on Goodreads! Photobucket


Now I know you are all wondering what I think our lead characters look like if this were ever made into a movie! So here we go!

I think Dariana would be played by Mila Kunis...
And the oh so yummy Lewis would be ... David Boreanaz...




Rating 4 stars!

Recommended for teens & Adults

Leave me a comment and let me know who you think our leads would be played by!

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1/5/12 Update...

You know what I forgot to ask? For those of you who read this (view spoiler)
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Quotes Nicole Liked

Juliann Whicker
“I stared at my broccoli with all kinds of menace.”
Juliann Whicker, Hotblood
tags: humor

Reading Progress

December 27, 2011 – Started Reading
December 27, 2011 – Shelved
December 27, 2011 –
December 29, 2011 –
December 30, 2011 –
60.0% "“I stared at my broccoli with all kinds of menace.” ― Juliann Whicker, Hotblood LMFAO"
December 30, 2011 –
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: december-schedule
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: paranormal
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: paranormal-romance
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: own
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: r2r
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: young-adult
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: for-review
December 30, 2011 – Shelved as: free-read-for-review
December 30, 2011 – Finished Reading
January 3, 2012 – Shelved as: fantasy

Comments (showing 1-11 of 11) (11 new)

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message 1: by Kenya (new) - added it

Kenya Wright Man that cover is HOT! I might read it just because of that!

Nicole I know right? LOL

Candis I think that is Satan on the least from the descriptions in the book anyways.

message 4: by Midu (new) - added it

Midu Hadi I'm liking the review cuz of David's pictures. Since I haven't read the book, I dunno anything else about it! :-p

Nicole lol!!!

Nicole very unique book, takes SOME concentration, but your super smart you should not have a problem with it

message 7: by Midu (new) - added it

Midu Hadi :-p

message 8: by Tilly (new)

Tilly Slaton Super sexy heh

Great review, thanks!

Nicole thank you!

Candis As for your spoiler - that's one of the things I noticed. I noted it in my cons area I think. (view spoiler)

Nicole Yup completely agree! That is one thing she needs to be more clear on

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