Friday, August 13, 2010

The Becoming

The Becoming (The Anna Strong Chronicles, Book 1)I am a big time fan of the library. I always get mounds and mounds of books in hopes that I'll eventually finish them. Not including the personal library I have in my house. Anyways I noticed I have some books coming up due. One book I'm going to start is The Becoming by Jeanne C. Stein. Well I should say I did start on it. Just a few pages in. This is what Amazon had to say about it:

Anna Strong can't face herself in the mirror—not because she left her teaching career to become a bounty hunter or because she's torn between her boyfriend and a new suitor, but because she's been turned into a reflection-deficient vampire. After being savagely attacked by one of her marks, Anna is left for dead—only to become, surprise surprise, undead. Helping her come to terms with her new, nocturnal lifestyle is an attractive doctor and vampire by the name of Grant Avery. Anna's new assignment is to find and destroy the rogue vamp that turned her and who is leaving a path of violent destruction in his wake. With plot twists, engaging characters and smart writing, this first installment in a new supernatural series has all the marks of a hit. Anna Strong lives up to her name: equally tenacious and vulnerable, she's a heroine with the charm, savvy and intelligence that fans of Laurell K. Hamilton and Kim Harrison will be happy to root for. As Anna tries to temper her new bloodlust with her lingering humanity, the trauma of her "becoming" is as compelling as the action-packed story line. If this debut novel is any indication, Stein has a fine career ahead of her. (Dec.)

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I'll let you know what I think of it in a few days!

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