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The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel, Book 3 | [Richelle Mead]

The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel, Book 3

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives. In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch - a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run.
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Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets - and human lives.

In the aftermath of a forbidden moment that rocked Sydney to her core, she finds herself struggling to draw the line between her Alchemist teachings and what her heart is urging her to do. Then she meets alluring, rebellious Marcus Finch - a former Alchemist who escaped against all odds, and is now on the run. Marcus wants to teach Sydney the secrets he claims the Alchemists are hiding from her. But as he pushes her to rebel against the people who raised her, Sydney finds that breaking free is harder than she thought. There is an old and mysterious magic rooted deeply within her. And as she searches for an evil magic user targeting powerful young witches, she realizes that her only hope is to embrace her magical blood - or else she might be next.

©2013 Penguin Audio ; ©2013 Richelle Mead

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"Stands out from the crowded vampire genre." (Associated Press)

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    Brooke United States 02-26-13
    Brooke United States 02-26-13 Member Since 2011

    Just a book fool.

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    "Adrian ADRIAN A D R I A N"

    Alright, I seriously only read this book for Adrian and he does not disappoint.
    The series as a whole is so-so. But if you have come this far you either know that, or think differently. I you like Bloodlines then you will love Indigo Spell. It's the best of the series by far.

    It goes without saying Adrian saves the book again. I am in love with him, I really am I just can't help it.

    There is a little of mystery, action, and a whole lotta romance. Fans of Meed and the Bloodlines series will not be disappointed.

    6 of 6 people found this review helpful
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    Tabitha Washington, DC, United States 02-25-13
    Tabitha Washington, DC, United States 02-25-13 Member Since 2011
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    "Sydney and Adrian Heat Up!"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    Yes. If you have enjoyed the series so far, then Indigo Spell is a great addition :-)


    What other book might you compare The Indigo Spell to and why?

    Not sure. While they are spin-offs of the Vampire Academy books, the farther into the series, the less like the VA books they are. Magic takes a center stage in Indigo Spell, so maybe a Discover of Witches? There is the whole forbidden love between a vampire and witch thing going on.


    What about Emily Shaffer’s performance did you like?

    She is a decent narrator, not my favorite, but far from my least favorite.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Forbidden love?


    Any additional comments?

    The previous two books are told from Sydney's POV, just like this one, but there is a lot of Jilly, Eddie, and the other Moroi/Dhampirs. But this book is very Syndey/Adrian focused, which if you like their romance is a great thing. If you don't care for it as much as say, Rose and Dimitri's, then you might not like this book as much as the previous two. You get to meet Marcus, and find out what his group is all about. You find out what you already know about the Alchemists, that they are likely in league with the Warriors. And you get to attend Sonya's wedding, which brings us back to the VA cast. Rose and Dimitri, and Queen Lissa and Christian, are at the wedding, but we don't get to spend too much time with them.

    Sydney is being hunted by a bad/evil witch, who happens to also be Mrs. Terwillinger's sister. In turn, Mrs. Terwillinger teaces Syndey how to defend herself, and Sydney and Adrian travel around the state warning other young witches that they may be in danger from Mrs. Terwillinger's sister (Veronica?). This activity keeps Sydney and Adrian around each other, and falling into romantic situations, despite Sydney's best efforts. All the while, Syndey is trying to decide whether she wants to break ties completely with the Alchemists or continue to work as a double agent and uncover more of their secrets. Working as a double agent is very risky, but leaving the Alchemists means leaving Adrian, Jill, and the others behind. No suprise which she chooses :-)

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Sarina Anderson USA 03-17-13
    Sarina Anderson USA 03-17-13 Member Since 2012

    I have spent a good bit of my student loans on audiobooks.

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    "Love Adrian"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    There are three types of friends I would recommend Indigo Spell to:
    1. If you read the series or the Vampire Academy series and enjoyed it, this is another great installment. It has the expected twists (not expected as in predictable, but expected as in that is her writing style) that Mead always delivers.

    2. If you read VA and fell in love with Adrian (primarily why I read).

    3. If you generally enjoy YA supernatural romances.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Indigo Spell?

    Well, there's a plethora of Adrian and Sydney moments that are swoon-worthy, but there is a scene when Sydney actually has "intimate" relations with Adrian on a table that was surprising.

    Also, there's a part where Veronica enters Sydney's dream, and it scared me!


    What about Emily Shaffer’s performance did you like?

    She does an amazing job creating unique voices for all the characters. I loooove her Adrian voice.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Yes!


    Any additional comments?

    My favorite thing about any form of story is character development. I don't care how amazing the plot is, if the characters don't grow or change from the situations, then the stories are worthless.

    Sydney has finally grown into who she is meant to be. She is finding her own person and doing what she wants to do. It's fantastic.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    BridgetonMother Bridgeton, MO, United States 03-08-13
    BridgetonMother Bridgeton, MO, United States 03-08-13 Member Since 2011

    Adult who is in love with YA books.

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    "The story gets better with every book"
    Would you listen to The Indigo Spell again? Why?

    I have listened to it more than once and got my husband listening to Bloodlines because he became curious why I am re-listening to this book.


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Indigo Spell?

    Are you kidding me? The Dream scene. You know the one I am talking about if you have listened to the book...


    Have you listened to any of Emily Shaffer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    She has been great in the series.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    #AdrianLove


    Any additional comments?

    This book has been made even better by the narrator. I am truly impressed.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Dana Marcel Metairie, LA, United States 02-18-13
    Dana Marcel Metairie, LA, United States 02-18-13 Member Since 2012

    Never trust anyone who doesn't enjoy reading.

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    "Finally... Sydrian!"
    If you could sum up The Indigo Spell in three words, what would they be?

    Exciting, Funny, Delightful


    Who was your favorite character and why?

    Adrian Ivashkov of course. He's funny, sexy, witty, romantic and just seems like he'd be the perfect boyfriend. I used to be a devoted girlfriend…. Now I am forever mentally dating Adrian Ivashkov.


    What does Emily Shaffer bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you just read the book?

    The voices (accents) add to it. It better allows you to picture the characters and bring them to life.


    Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

    Absolutely!!!


    Any additional comments?

    I’ve been waiting for this book for sooooo long! With the way it ended I’m so frustrated that I have to wait for the next one! Aaagggghhhh! Pure torture!!!!!
    Words cannot express how much I love the VA series and now the Bloodlines series!

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Oli 02-13-13
    Oli 02-13-13 Member Since 2008
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    "Finally!"

    Richelle Mead is very unpredictable writer in a way that I can't tell if her next book is going to be good or bad. Her stories are always interesting and keep me coming back, but the way she writes sometimes makes me want to scream so loud,it reaches her all the way to Seattle. I started this series with big expectations and got a bit disappointed. I admit, I got so frustrated when I finished previous book that The Indigo Spell was going to decide if I will ever buy her books again. I will. This book was well written , interesting and thankfully angst free. I'm looking forward to the next one.

    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
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    Susan Ottawa 03-24-13
    Susan Ottawa 03-24-13 Member Since 2008
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    "Spell-Binding"
    Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

    yes if they enjoy a great action packed edge of your seat romantic story


    What was one of the most memorable moments of The Indigo Spell?

    Sidney and Adrian, the chemestry these two exhibit in this book is astounding and I couldn't have been happier.


    What about Emily Shaffer’s performance did you like?

    Everything. You can always tell the difference of who is speaking, male or female. the different, tones, inflections and accents she gives each character is perfect. I love the voice she gave Adrian. I will happily listen to books read by Emily Shaffer as her performance is always spot on and a narrator can make or break an audiobook, Emily shaffer makes it.


    If you were to make a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?

    Adventures, mysterious and action packed


    Any additional comments?

    I love the Bloodlines Series and can't wait for the next book to come out!

    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
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    Nikita Earle USA 01-04-14
    Nikita Earle USA 01-04-14
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    "Love it!"
    Would you consider the audio edition of The Indigo Spell to be better than the print version?

    I read the print version and listen to the audio edition. I enjoy it more that way.


    What did you like best about this story?

    The Sydney and Adrian moments, Sydney finally impressing what she wants and Hopper.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The Sydney and Adrian dream moment.


    Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

    No, but I loved the whole book.


    Any additional comments?

    I love this series.

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sharon Holliday Georgia, USA 01-02-14
    Sharon Holliday Georgia, USA 01-02-14 Member Since 2013
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    "The Indigo Spell: A Bloodlines Novel, Book 3"
    If you could sum up The Indigo Spell in three words, what would they be?

    ABOUT TIME!!! S + A


    What did you like best about this story?

    Sydney and Adrian! Despite right or wrong in the eyes of others they go with their HEART!!!


    Have you listened to any of Emily Shaffer’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

    I have listened and she is GREAT as always!!


    Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

    Excited to read the next...


    Any additional comments?

    Keep them coming!!

    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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    Sonia BETHLEHEM, PA, United States 11-19-13
    Sonia BETHLEHEM, PA, United States 11-19-13 Member Since 2009

    My kids think it's funny when they hide my sanity...

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    How could the performance have been better?

    I'm personally not done with this book but i can not believe no one has mentioned the lack of Adrain's accent?! Hello that is part of what makes listening to this book the best! I am really trying to "hear" past it and so far enjoying the story but whoever made the decision to change that was stupid! ~ Will update review when I'm done with book. But again can't believe I'm the only one this is bothering!


    0 of 0 people found this review helpful
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