Sunday, 18 January 2015 / 5 Comments

Mini Review: The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

The Golden Lily (Bloodlines, #2)The Golden Lily by Richelle Mead

May contain some spoilers for Vampire Academy and Bloodlines.

I'm enjoying this series much more than I did VA. I like Sydney better than Rose, and the whole, "Oh, I'll just pop into Lissa's head to see what's going on over there," was far too convenient and happening way too much.

The way the bond in this series works is better and generally used for comedic effect rather than a way to check in on the other plot.

All through VA I was team Dimitri, but I can totally feel the Adrian love now.

I like the way Sydney is starting to question what she's been taught by the Alchemists, and I hope she can put her prejudices aside and develop her magical abilities more.

Very enjoyable.

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  1. Oh yes. The Golden Lily is a good one isn't it? And Brayden was just hilarious and I loved to hate him, and it also gave Adrian some motivation to realise his feelings and do something about it! And at the end..... sdfhjalksdfkjsdkfj FEEEEELLLLSSSS!!!!!!!

  2. YAY BLOODLINES LOVE! So many people seem to love VA more but Sydney is my favourite. I love how intelligent she is. She grows so much over the course of the series.

    I'm so glad you're enjoying it!

    1. Sydney is so much better than Rose, I was a bit bored by the end of Last Sacrifice. I love the whole cognitive dissonance thing she has going on.

  3. I definitely like the Bloodlines series WAYYY more than Vampire Academy too! I think it's mostly because I like Sydrian more than Rose and Dimitri. In VA I was actually Team Adrian, but for myself, and not for Rose lol. Definitely Dimitri for Rose :P


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