Glass Houses: The Morganville Vampires, Book I

by Rachel Caine | Teens |
ISBN: 0451219945 Global Overview for this book
Registered by CheriePie of Campbell, California USA on 10/19/2006
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Journal Entry 1 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Thursday, October 19, 2006
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Welcome to Morganville, Texas. Don't stay out after dark.

It's a small college town filled with quirky characters. But when the sun goes down, the bad comes out. Because in Morganville, there is an evil that lurks in the darkest shadows—one that will spill out into the bright light of day.

Claire Danvers has had enough of her nightmarish dorm situation. The popular girls never let her forget just where she ranks on the school's social scene: somewhere less than zero. And Claire really doesn't have the right connections—to the undead who run the town.

When Claire heads off campus, the imposing old house where she finds a room may not be much better. Her new roommates don't show many signs of life. But they'll have Claire's back when the town's deepest secrets come crawling out, hungry for fresh blood....

Journal Entry 2 by CheriePie from Campbell, California USA on Thursday, December 27, 2007
Meet Claire Danvers, an advanced student headed off to college at Texas Prarie University a year early. Unfortunately, she's made quick enemies of some of the more popular girls in the dorm, and after numerous attempts on her life, she comes to realize that Monica and her pals are no longer joking around so she begins to look for off-campus housing, despite the fact that freshmen are prohibited to do so. But hey, if that's what it takes to keep her alive....

Responding to an ad in the local paper, Claire meets up with Eve, Shane, and Michael, and after a bit of worrying about her age, they've invited her to live at the Glass house, owned by resident Michael Glass. But the rest of the town is still out looking for Claire. It seems she's pissed off the wrong people; the "wrong people" being of the undead variety: the Vampires that rule Morganville. But can her new roommates keep her safe?

This was a good first book in the young adult Morganville Vampires series. At times I thought it was a bit too teenish for me, but I get that feeling with a lot of teen books whenever they start "crushing" on a guy or stuff like that. LOL It ended on a cliffhanger, as many young adult books seem to be prone to do, so I'm definitely looking forward to starting the next in the series shortly, which I have waiting for me here anyway as part of Amberkatze's bookring. :-)

This is now reserved for Gothamgal, who won it in the 2007 Halloween Swap on BookObsessed.

Released 13 yrs ago (1/4/2008 UTC) at BookObsessed Swap in USPS, By Mail/Post/Courier -- Controlled Releases



Sent to Gothamgal on 04-Jan-2008 via First Class Mail. Enjoy!

Journal Entry 4 by gothamgal on Sunday, January 13, 2008
CheriePie was kind enough to send this onto me, I can't wait to read it.

Thank you!

Journal Entry 5 by gothamgal on Sunday, January 13, 2008
CheriePie was kind enough to send this onto me, I can't wait to read it.

Thank you!

Journal Entry 6 by gothamgal on Wednesday, February 20, 2008
OhMiGosh! Great first book in a series, as I can't WAIT to read the next one (luckily, the library has a copy that I can reserve). I do agree that parts of it seemed teenish, but hopefully that will change as the narrators do.
I thought the town was weird, and it was a definitely interesting concept.
Thanks again, CheriePie for sending this. It's great!

Journal Entry 7 by TinkEsq from Akron, Ohio USA on Tuesday, March 04, 2008
Picked up at the RCBP meet. Sounds pretty cool.
5.19.08 - This was a good read...actually quite a page turner. I wouldn't necessarily read any more of the series, but I would recommend it to others.

Journal Entry 8 by gothamgal on Thursday, October 08, 2009
And back to me.... Woo HOO!

Journal Entry 9 by wingTribefanwing at Lakemore, Ohio USA on Monday, February 20, 2012
Leftover from the Akron Reading Festival.

Journal Entry 10 by wingTribefanwing at --, -- By post or by hand/ in person -- USA on Tuesday, February 21, 2012

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