SPIRIT BOUND (Vampire Academy, #5)
Written by: Richelle Mead
Publication date: May 18, 2010
Released in Hardcover
Synopsis: Dimitri gave Rose the ultimate choice. But she chose wrong...
After a long and heartbreaking journey to Dimitri's birthplace in Siberia, Rose Hathaway has finally returned to St. Vladimir's - and to her best friend, Lissa. It is nearly graduation and the girls can't wait for their real lives beyond the Academy's iron gates to begin. But Rose's heart still aches for Dimitri, and he's out there, somewhere.
My Review: Rosemarie Hathaway. Reckless, daring and combative. Caring, brave and self-sacrificing. Those are only a few characteristics that make Rose one of my favorite narrators. She doesn't even know how amazing a guardian she is.
In this installment of the Vampire Academy series, Rose has serious things to take care of which could have some pretty serious consequences. Like life or death. Yet she's brave enough and determined enough to do what she needs to. Even if it means involving her friends and risking their futures as well. But she's risked enough for them that they'd do just about anything for her. Rose believes there's a way to bring Dimitri back from Strigoi and she'll do anything to find a way. But after she finds Dimitri, er, rather Dimitri finds her, all hell breaks loose and things don't exactly turn out the way Rose expected.
Meanwhile, while Dimitri was gone Rose and Adrian have been dating. Adrian is good to her and he loves her despite knowing she still pines for Dimitri. I love the dynamic of Adrian and Rose's relationship. Trouble happens and it's Rose going off to war, kissing her man good-bye, him watching her drive away down a dusty road. The roles are reversed and it's so funny.