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Book Review~ There Are No Vampires In This Book





Title: There Are No Vampires In This Book
Author: Megan Bailey
Genre: New Adult
Length: 171 pages
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TARYN HAD NEVER BEEN NORMAL. 
She wasn't like other girls- not after that night, that thing, took her parents from her. She made it through hospitals, doctors, and therapy by playing by their rules and saying all the things they wanted to hear. But, inside, she held on to the truth. 
She knew what she saw. 
SHE SPENT HER TEEN YEARS PREPARING IN SECRET 
With her two closest friends at her side, she dedicated herself to a mission. She would train and she would hunt. When the time came, she would be ready. No one she loved would be hurt by one of those monsters ever again 

But with high school behind them, new found freedom comes with new responsibilities and new problems. Instead of weapons and self defense classes, she now has jobs and bills. The relation-ship with her best friend was suddenly shifting into new, scary territories. How could she take down bad guys if she couldn’t get her own life in order? 

AND THEN THERE WAS HIM. 
A mysterious stranger who pops up in suspicious places and throws off all sorts of bad vibes. His face now starred in her regular nightmares and plagued her thoughts in the day. Was she overre-acting? Or, was this finally the monster she had been waiting for? As the scars of Taryn’s past rise up to haunt her, she begins to question herself. With her mission faltering and her friendship off kilter, would life ever be the same again? 
Would she ever be the same?
This is one of those books that I really can't say a lot without giving something away. This makes it really hard to review. I CAN tell you that you should read this book. Don't judge it by the cover or title, just read it. I can also tell you that I seriously thought about quitting this book a few times and then Megan's writing slapped me upside the head and said "I don't hardly think so" 

I can't really put it into words but it was one of those fantastic and rare moments in reading where I thought I hated it. I thought it was boring. I thought it wasn't worth finishing...and then one paragraph made it the best book I've read in months.That's part of the beauty in reading. You get whisked away to new and exciting places. You get wrapped up and shocked. There are twists and turns and things you never saw coming. This book is a brilliant example of that.

I love an author that can wow me. I love an author that can lead me through 80% of the book believing I'm bored and then in a only a few sentences prove me wrong. That shows true talent, and I believe wholeheartedly that Megan Bailey has it.