160 pages, 8.5 × 6 × 0.35 in
December 31, 2013
Penguin Young Readers Group
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1595144315
ISBN - 13: 9781595144317
Read from the Book
Shadow Kiss His fingertips slid along my back, applying hardly any pressure, yet sending shock waves over my flesh. Slowly, slowly, his hands moved across my skin, down the sides of my stomach to finally rest in the curves of my hips. Just below my ear, I felt his lips press against my neck, followed by another kiss just below it, then another, then another....His lips moved from my neck toward my cheek and then finally found my mouth. We kissed, wrapping ourselves closer together. My blood burned within me, and I felt more alive in that moment than I ever had. I loved him, loved Christian so much that— Christian? Oh no. Some coherent part of me immediately realized what was happening—and boy, was it pissed off. The rest of me, however, was still actually living in this encounter, experiencing it as though I was the one being touched and kissed. That part of me couldn’t break away. I’d merged too much with Lissa, and for all intents and purposes, this was happening to me. No, I told myself sternly. It’s not real—not for you. Get out of there. But how could I listen to logic when every nerve of my body was being set on fire?You aren’t her. This isn’t your head. Get out. His lips. There was nothing in the world right now except his lips. It’s not him. Get out. The kisses were the same, exactly as I remembered with him....No, it’s not Dimitri. Get out! Dimitri’s name was like cold water hitting me in the face. I got out. I sat upright in my bed, suddenly feeling smoth
From the Publisher
The third book in the series of New York Times best-selling adaptations of Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy.
It's springtime at St. Vladimir's Academy, and Rose is close to graduation, but since making her first Strigoi kills, things haven't felt quite right. She's having dark thoughts, behaving erratically, and worst of all ...might be seeing ghosts. Consumed by her forbidden love with her tutor Dimitri and protecting her best friend, the Moroi princess Lissa, Rose is in no state to see the deadly threat that will change her entire world - and make her choose between the two people she loves most.
About the Author
Richelle Mead is a former junior high school teacher and the author of Vampire Academy, Frostbite, Shadow Kiss, and Blood Promise. Born in Michigan in 1976, she graduated from the University of Michigan and has an MA in Comparative Religion from Western Michigan University. She lives in Seattle.
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