Friday, June 15, 2012
Night School Vampire Hunter by Michelle Cornwell-Jordan
Synopsis: Fifteen year old Dasheen Bellamy’s world is turned upside down, when she is accused of killing her father and godmother. Dasheen cannot remember the events of the night her world is destroyed, but she feels inside that she is innocent; due to lack of evidence against her and with no other family; Dasheen and her younger brother Jordan, are sent to the elusive and mysterious Ame’ Academy ; a residential school where all is not what it appears.
There all goes well, until Jordan, begins to become distant and behave strangely as if he is afraid of something or someone. Jordan is transferred to Ame’ Academy’s Night School track, which is usually only open to special cases.
In order to discover what is happening with her brother, Dasheen is finally allowed to also transfer, attending classes in the evening while the rest of the world sleeps. Soon Dasheen’s world changes again as she discovers that things out of fairytales and horror stories exist, that she has ancient powers and is the major player in a mystical prophecy; and then she falls in love with a boy, whose mission is to see that she is destroyed before her destiny is fulfilled…
Reviews: Night School Vampire Hunter by Michelle Cornwell-Jordan was a quick read, weighing in at approximately 52 pages, so I'm not going to summarize the book further than the synopsis. Though short, Night School Vampire Hunter is an excellent, well-written read. Each section is written to look like blog entries. I really enjoyed getting insight into all the different characters and the way they felt. Michelle Cornwell-Jordan also has a different approach to the paranormal and it kept me reading til the last word. I was able to finish the book in an hour and I can't wait until the next novella in the series comes out. I also enjoyed all the strong female characters. I give the book 4 stars.