Skip to main content

Book Review: Die For Me by Amy Plum

Die for Me (Revenants, #1)Title: Die For Me
Author: Amy Plum
Series: Revenants #1
Pages: 352
Date of UK Publications: 5th May 2011
Source: NetGalley
Synopsis from Goodreads: My life had always been blissfully, wonderfully normal. But it only took one moment to change everything.

Suddenly, my sister, Georgia, and I were orphans. We put our lives into storage and moved to Paris to live with my grandparents. And I knew my shattered heart, my shattered life, would never feel normal again. Then I met Vincent.

Mysterious, sexy, and unnervingly charming, Vincent Delacroix appeared out of nowhere and swept me off my feet. Just like that, I was in danger of losing my heart all over again. But I was ready to let it happen.

Of course, nothing is ever that easy. Because Vincent is no normal human. He has a terrifying destiny, one that puts his life at risk every day. He also has enemies . . . immortal, murderous enemies who are determined to destroy him and all of his kind.

While I'm fighting to piece together the remnants of my life, can I risk putting my heart—as well as my life and my family's—in jeopardy for a chance at love?

My Thoughts:
First off, I need to gush about the cover. It's gorgeous! I love the pink/red background, and her dress and hair... I love the swirly bits around the title and the tagline. I just love everything about it.

Kate's parents have died, and now she and her sister have to move in with their grandparents in Paris. I don't really have any idea how she feels, I have no idea what I would do if both my parents died... She's broken, and she doesn't know how she's ever going to feel any better, but then she meets Vincent, and she quickly falls for him.

I loved Kate, she was a very sensible main character. I loved how even though times for her were tough, and even though she did live in hole for some of the book, she managed to recognize the good things in her life and move on, and I admire her strength. She even made some very difficult decisions, ones that even though she wasn't happy about them, she knew they were for her own good, and it was awesome of her. Even if they did make her extremely miserable.

And Vincent. He's cool, but I like Jules. He's funny, and sarcastic... I like him better, but think that Vincent is a better match for Kate. That's all I'm going to say. ;P

The plot was fast paced and unpredictable. A night out may be lovely, or may turn into hell. People aren't who you think they are. I enjoyed every page, and I couldn't stop reading. I read the last half in one sitting, I literally couldn't put it down.

I really enjoyed Die For Me. It's an awesome debut novel from Amy Plum, and I can't wait for anything else she writes, and I'm definitely super excited for the sequel. So, readers, add Die For Me to your wishlist, and you can buy it on May 5th! :D

My Rating:
I give it 5 Feet!

2011 Debut Author Challenge #11
2011 e-Book Challenge #10
2011 Paranormal YA Reading Challenge #21
2011 100+ Reading Challenge #31

Thanks to NetGalley and HarperCollins for giving me free access to this galley in exchange for an honest review! In no way has this affected my opinion of the book. 


  1. Massive fan of this series! So good! I really need the next one though,lol, great review hun :) Donna x


Post a Comment

Thanks for commenting! :D I love comments, so comment away! :D

*I am no longer accepting blog awards :( I do not have time to go through all the things that come with it, and though I'm honoured you thought of me, I'm sure you can find someone who will love it, and be able to carry out the rules :)

Popular posts from this blog

REVIEW: A Sky Painted Gold by Laura Wood

Hello all! Hope you're all enjoying the summer! I'm currently on holiday in a huge castle in the South of France and enjoying relaxing, playing games, and of course reading a lot!  Today's post is a review of a dreamy summer romance that's perfect for your holiday TBRs! Title:  A Sky Painted Gold Author:  Laura Wood Series:   n/a Pages:   356 Publisher:  Scholastic Date of Publication:  5th July, 2018 Source:  Publisher for review* Synopsis from Goodreads: Growing up in her sleepy Cornish village dreaming of being a writer, sixteen-year-old Lou has always wondered about the grand Cardew house which has stood empty for years. And when the owners arrive for the summer - a handsome, dashing brother and sister - Lou is quite swept off her feet and into a world of moonlit cocktail parties and glamour beyond her wildest dreams. But, as she grows closer to the Cardews, is she abandoning her own ambitions... And is there something darker lurking at the

Random Acts of Kindness May Round Up

Can I just say how much I love this programme? It's a great way to recommend books to people, and for them to recommend to you. I also love how I had no idea that some of them were coming, the surprise of opening the box or email is such a nice one! :) Thanks to Book Soulmates for organizing it, and to everyone who was so lovely and sent me books, I love you all! :D RECEIVED: Bad Girls Don't Die by Katie Alender from Jill at 30 Nights Insomniac  (Paperback) Across the Universe by Beth Revis from Cherie at Mystrez's Crazy Maze  (Paperback) Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles from Lesley at My Keeper Shelf (Paperback) Two Way Street by Lauren Barndholdt from Sara at Just Another Story  (Paperback) Darkness Becomes Her by Kelly Keaton also from Sara at Just Another Story  (Hardback)             Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins  from Mia at  Gripped Into Books  (Kindle) Nevermore by Kelly Creagh  from Mia at  Gripped Into Books  (Kindle) The

In My Mailbox #39

In My Mailbox is hosted by Kristi at The Story Siren. The lighting's not great, and neither is the sound. Again. My laptop camera is crappy... Sorry ;) For Review: Pandemonium by Lauren Oliver - OMGosh, SO excited for this one! Gifted: Destined by PC & Kristin Cast - From Andy (@PewterWolf13) THANK YOU :D Bought: The Scorpio Races by Maggie Stiefvater - I already had a proof but I wanted a finished copy Free: Fracture by Megan Miranda - Free from the Maggie Stiefvater event This week I went to another event in Foyles, this time it was Maggie Stiefvater! :D She is one of the coolest and nicest people ever, and her talk was hilarious! I had to try really hard not to snort-laugh at her, it was AWESOME :D I met Cicely from Cicely Loves Books and her mum (again) and as always they were lovely, and I got all 7 of my books signed by Maggie :D We were second in the queue too - I think that event was the best one I've been to :D Maggie and me :)