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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!

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Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenbrand
Publisher: Accendo Press
Pages: 288

Thought after finishing: YAY finally another good werewolf story!


I killed a girl last night. I did it with my bare hands and an old piece of pipe I found lying next to the dumpster. But that’s not the part that got me. The part that scared me, the part I can’t seem to wrap my head around and still has me reeling, was that when she charged me, her body shifted – and then she was a wolf. All snapping teeth and extended claws. But by the time I stood over her lifeless body, she was a girl again. That’s about the time I went into shock… And that was the moment he showed up.

Now, all I can do is accept the truths that are staring me in the face. One, Werewolves do exist. And Two, I was born to kill them.


Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenberd was a great treat! There was everything you could want in one novel, there was action,thrill,suspense,mystery, and of course romance (;

Dirty Blood goes into the world of werewolves and hunters, and 17 year old Tara has just killed a girl...but when she killed the girl she wasn't a girl at all, she was a werewolf. Tara with the help of the sexy 'dirty blood' Wes a boy who is half werewolf half hunter is helping her find out who she is, she is a hunter, but thats not quite all there is to it. Tara thought she had enough problems trying to sort things out with her ex boyfriend George, now this! Not just only is she finding out about the existence of hunters and werewolves, and that she is one of them, she is also finding out the hard way that there are people that want her dead..

This book was a great new twist on the world of werewolves! I for one LOVE the werewolves genre, it is probably my second favorite after fae. Sadly though, I feel most werewolf books are well....average..okay..blah. None really stand out, but Dirty Blood was great! It deffiently caught my attention from the first page and kept it till the last! Heather really knew how to keep eveyone on the edge of there seat dying to find out what is going on and what is coming up next!

I also very much enjoyed the romance between Wes and Tara, such a great romance! I cannot wait to see where their romance takes them in book two! Anywho, if you are a werewolf lover such as myself, or just a paranormal lover, or just a romance lover...or a combination then I recommend Dirty Blood by Heather Hildenberd will be a book you will enjoy!

Cant wait to get my hands on book two! (:

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Angeline Kace said...

Great review, Haley! I SERIOUSLY love this book! Heather is just soo amazingly talented!

Giselle said...

Oh this sounds fun! I also like werewolves. I've never actually heard of this one though I'll definitely be checking it out! Great review!

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Anna @ Literary Exploration said...

I've had my eye on this one for awhile. It sounds pretty good. Your review has definitely sparked my interest a little more. I love books about werewolves too, I just finished Fateful by Claudia Gray and it was amazing :) Awesome review :)

Fictional Candy said...

This is the first I've heard of this one, now I can't wait to read it. Great post!