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Kristin Cast

Författare till Vampyrens märke

63+ verk 65,633 medlemmar 1,428 recensioner 12 favoritmärkta

Om författaren

Kristin Cast was born on November 4, 1986. She co-writes the popular young adult, fantasy/horror House of Night series with her mother, P.C. Cast. She began contributing to the series at age 19. She has stand-alone stories in several anthologies as well as editorial credits. (Bowker Author visa mer Biography) visa färre

Serier

Verk av Kristin Cast

Vampyrens märke (2007) 10,025 exemplar, 385 recensioner
Sveket (2007) 7,645 exemplar, 154 recensioner
Utvald (2008) 7,197 exemplar, 126 recensioner
Svart ängel (2008) — Författare; vissa utgåvor6,654 exemplar, 110 recensioner
Jagad (2009) 6,220 exemplar, 115 recensioner
Frestad (2009) — Författare — 5,442 exemplar, 94 recensioner
Bränd (2010) 4,662 exemplar, 86 recensioner
Uppvaknandet (2011) — Författare — 3,818 exemplar, 81 recensioner
Ödet (2011) 2,737 exemplar, 38 recensioner
Gömd (2011) 2,051 exemplar, 37 recensioner
Blottad (2013) 1,475 exemplar, 23 recensioner
Försoning (2014) 1,370 exemplar, 19 recensioner
Dragon's Oath (2011) — Författare — 1,092 exemplar, 24 recensioner
Lenobia's Vow (2012) 766 exemplar, 12 recensioner
Neferet's Curse (2013) 667 exemplar, 18 recensioner
House of Night, Books 1-4 (Marked / Betrayed / Chosen / Untamed) (2009) — Författare — 515 exemplar, 8 recensioner
Kalona's Fall (2014) 404 exemplar, 9 recensioner
Kisses from Hell (2010) — Bidragsgivare — 374 exemplar, 15 recensioner
Loved (2017) 332 exemplar, 8 recensioner
Spells Trouble (2021) 261 exemplar, 14 recensioner
The Dysasters (2019) 255 exemplar, 6 recensioner
Lost (2018) 237 exemplar, 2 recensioner
Forgotten (2019) 180 exemplar, 1 recension
Found (2020) 150 exemplar
Omens Bite (2022) 118 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Amber Smoke (2015) 110 exemplar, 9 recensioner
House of Night: Legacy (2012) 103 exemplar, 10 recensioner
Hex You (2023) 85 exemplar, 3 recensioner
The Key to Fear (2020) 81 exemplar, 4 recensioner
House of Night, Books 1-12 (2009) 73 exemplar, 1 recension
Draw Down the Moon (2024) — Författare — 73 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Scarlet Rain (2015) 37 exemplar, 1 recension
The Scent of Salt & Sand (2016) 20 exemplar, 1 recension
House of Night, Books 1-10 (2013) 14 exemplar
The Key to Fury (2022) 12 exemplar
Seasick (2024) 10 exemplar
The Rage of Storms (2020) 5 exemplar
House of Night, Books 1-9 (2007) 3 exemplar
Cerulean Sea 1 exemplar

Associerade verk

Immortal: Love Stories With Bite (2008) — Bidragsgivare — 447 exemplar, 19 recensioner
Dark Horse Does Vampires Right (2015) — Bidragsgivare — 6 exemplar

Taggad

Allmänna fakta

Namn enligt folkbokföringen
Cast, Kristin F.
Andra namn
Cast, Kristin
Födelsedag
1986-11-04
Kön
female
Nationalitet
USA
Födelseort
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Bostadsorter
Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
Utbildning
Northeastern State University
Relationer
Cast, P. C. (mother)

Medlemmar

Recensioner

It has been a bit of time since I read these, but I will give my opinion. I enjoyed the first few of this series in the way that I enjoy shows like South Park, mildly entertaining, however completely unstimulating. As a pagan I did enjoy the use of many aspects of Wicca that were brought into daily life for the characters at first. The circle castings were cute, though they do grow progressively mote ridiculous through the series. Props for original ideas, those are hard to find in modern vampire tales. The writing isn't great, but that seems to be common in books marketed to teens. (which I find incredibly counterproductive.) The descriptions and narrative tend to be regurgitated fairly repeatedly and if you continue through the series you will find that the first chapter or two, used to "catch the reader up if they are starting from this point", are almost exactly the same in every book. Overall, decent bubblegum reading if you stick to the first few books, but I believe the cast ladies should have stopped at book 4 and done a few more drafts of each book.
*EDIT*
And then I go and read the comments and remember all the little nagging things that disturbed me...
the ridiculous stereotyping of all of her friends, male, female, from different cultures (her southern character is ridiculous.) of different races, and her pet gay boy. (also the way she frequently feels the need to say, "oh she's pretty but I'm totes not a lez, teehee, that would be gross! not that I'm judging, I don't judge, that makes me totes modern and like forward thinking. lawl!") The slut-shaming. The mental-health-shaming (is there an official term for that?) The overall shallowness of thought that is being implanted into teenagers' heads. Gr. I got pretty far in this series for the same reason I read all 4 twilight books and saw all 5 movies. Common ground with my mother. it's not worth it.
… (mer)
 
Flaggad
MothCryptid | 384 andra recensioner | Apr 12, 2024 |
Draw Down the Moon
Moonstruck, Book 1

I Picked Up This Book Because: Cover lust + liking the author’s previous work.

Media Type: Audiobook
Source: Netgalley
Dates Read: 4/2/24 - 4/3/24
Stars: 4 Stars
Narrator(s): Ina Marie Smith and Jordan Barton

The Characters:

Wren Nightingale:
Lee Young:
Sam, Lily, The one that wears the red sweatshirt all the time and is super brave

The Story:
This is a YA tale that reminds me of Harry Potter Meets Divergent. There’s a magical school, four different houses and something is just not quite right. I love the relationships the Wren has both before and after attending Academia de la Luna. Don’t get too used to them though By the end Wren finds out the truth and some terrible decisions must be made.
I’m really looking forward to the next installment to see how things unfold.
… (mer)
 
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bookjunkie57 | 2 andra recensioner | Apr 4, 2024 |
I love this stand alone novella for the house of nights series but I wouldn't read out of order as to not get confused.
 
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Enid007 | 23 andra recensioner | Mar 23, 2024 |

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Statistik

Verk
63
Även av
3
Medlemmar
65,633
Popularitet
#212
Betyg
3.8
Recensioner
1,428
ISBN
847
Språk
21
Favoritmärkt
12

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