Book Review: Die for Me by Amy Plum + Giveaway

Die for Me
Revenants #1
Author: Amy Plum
Pages: 341 pgs
Reading Level: YA
Published: May 10th 2011
Review Source: Pitch Dark Books
Available: Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Borders


Summary: (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?


This book is to Die for! When a author can combine history, paranormal and romance all into one book, its a hit for me. Amy did it and very effortless it seems, because I can't find any faults or dislikes for this book. It definitely a great start to a new series. One of my favorite love stories and its I believe to be my only zombie themed book I have read, well guess what Zombies are now loved by me thanks to Amy's alluring book. 

What I think was one of the highlights of the whole book is all the well described areas of Paris, you get a personal tour with Die for Me. At one point I thought Amy's characters would run into the characters from Stephanie Perkins book Anna and the French Kiss. That would have been a treat. You get history explained thoughtout scenes in the book that help understand actions and the past. I can sit here and write so many adjectives to describe how great this book is. It grip me from the beginning and it kept my heart at a rapid speed while reading each little word. I did not want to finish the book since I knew it would be a long wait for the next installment. its the kind of book you can re-read. Its Unforgettable! This book will appeal to any age bracket, even possibly the male readers as well. I truly recommend it to anyone. 

Kate is the poor girl, who lost her parent sin a car accident and has to relocate to Paris with her older sister. She has not been the same since the death of her parents, she is just a shell walking around. She now lives with her grandparents and sister in beautiful Paris. One day she finally decides to get some air and sit at a Paris cafe, that's when she sees him. Something instantly sparks and she doesn't understand it. The boy is so handsome and there is something about him that feels familiar. Kate then keeps running into Vincent and well she just cant keep trying to avoid what she feels. Kate doesn't want to open her heart again, she is afraid. Vincent becomes a part of Kate and secrets are revealed. Revenants are explained, what you ask is a Revenants. You have to read Die for Me to find out. Will Kate be able to accept Vincent's secret and will her heart survive it all. 

Read, Borrow, Buy, Download or Listen to Die for ME! It's a fresh new take in a usually gory setting. Revenants will be your new fictional boyfriends. 


Know you all know me, If I LOVE the book I HAVE to give a copy away. So the giveaway will be for a copy from The Book Depository. So that means international. Woohoo!

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28 comments:

  1. You had me at Zombies! LOL I cannot WAIT to read this book! Awesome review, now I want it EVEN more!!!! Thanks for the chance to win this awesome book!!! WOOT!

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  2. Great review! I've been seriously wanting to read this since before it came out!

    Thanks for the giveaway too. Hopefully I win so I can finally read it. :)

    ~ Sarah ♥ I'm Loving Books

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  3. Awesome review! I've been hearing great things about this one, and I loved Anna and the French Kiss. I've only been conflicted because one of my close blogging friends wasn't quite that enthusiastic, so thanks for the giveaway! :)

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  4. I really love the cover of this book. I'm surprised this book has zombies in it because it sure didn't seem like it would. Great review and thanks for the giveaway.

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  5. Love the cover! How gorgeous!!

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  6. Yay! I believe you are the first person so far to giveaway Die for me. Thanks!

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  7. Can't wait to read this book!!Thanks for the contest,I'm here with my fingers crossed =)

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  8. You already had me convinced to try, then the zombie word almost turned me away, but what the heck, the book sounds good! Hope I win to get the chance to find out! Thanks!

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  9. Great review! I can't wait to read this one and thanks so much for the chance!!

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  10. I've heard some mixed reviews about this one... but I'm definitely leaning towards giving it a try! Great review! :)
    - Alyssa of Redhead Heroines

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  11. Reviews have been a mixed bag so I'd like to give it a try.

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  12. Great review! I love the cover and description of this book. Thank you for the chance!

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  13. whoo hoo!! Die for me..!!
    nice review..(and make me wanna read this book)
    thanks for Giveaway and making it internationally

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  14. Wow, that was such an amazing review!! It literally gave me goose bumps just reading it!! I've been wanting to read this book since I've heard about it and now that I've read your review I want to read it even MORE!! :) Thanks so much for this AWESOME giveaway!! Good luck to everyone!! :)

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  15. I didn't even realize this was about zombies. I read the review hoping to find out what would happen and since it left off at the end, I really need to get a copy of this now!

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  16. YA & Zombies? Count me in. :D

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  17. Hi!
    It sounds very interesting.
    I'd love to be entered in the giveaway.

    Daniela.
    dany7578@yahoo.com

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  18. Thanks for the giveaway! Book has an amazing cover!

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  19. Thanks for the giveaway! I've added this book to my book wish list.

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  20. Thank you so much this sounds so good can't wait to read it! Great giveaway !

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  21. I'm a new follower. Would love to win! Thanks.

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  22. Awesome review! I actually just finished up this book today and loved it! Everyone should go and pick it up now (:

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  23. I have heard lots of good things about this book. Thank you for the giveaway, your entertaining review, and all your efforts.

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  24. This book is on my wish list. I would love to win! Thanks for the giveaway!

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