Vampire Academy is a number of six youthful adult paranormal romance novels by American author Richelle Mead. It informs the storyline of Rosemarie “Rose” Hathaway, a 17/18-year-old Dhampir girl, who’s training to become a protector of her Moroi closest friend, Vasilisa “Lissa” Dragomir. While finding out how to defeat Strigoi (the evil undead vampires) in St. Vladimir’s Academy, Rose finds herself caught inside a forbidden romance together with her instructor, Dimitri Belikov, while getting an unbreakable psychic bond with Lissa.

The very first book within the series, Vampire Academy, was printed in 2007 it had been adopted by Frostbite in 2008. The 3rd book within the series, Shadow Hug was printed and in 2008, and also the 4th book, Bloodstream Promise, was printed in ’09. The 5th book, Spirit Bound, and also the sixth book, Last Sacrifice, were released this year. By 2013, the series has offered 8 million copies in 35 countries.

The very first within the series was adapted right into a movie directed by Mark Waters, starring Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, Danila Kozlovsky, Olga Kurylenko, Dominic Sherwood, Gabriel Byrne and it was released through the Weinstein Company on Feb 7, 2014.

In Vampire Academy, protector in training Rosemarie “Rose” Hathaway and Moroi princess Vasilisa “Lissa” Dragomir are introduced to their school, St. Vladimir’s Academy, after running away twelve months formerly. Upon their return, Protector Dimitri Belikov, who had been the best choice from the group of guardians delivered to retrieve the 2, is owned by be Lissa’s protector while offering to mentor Rose in her own protector training. He believes Rose is definitely an excellent protector to Lissa because of the existence of an uncommon one-sided psychic bond to Lissa, which enables her to understand the latter’s ideas, feelings, and location. Rose concurs, knowing this is actually the best way she’ll be permitted to stay, as well as on graduation, be Lissa’s protector. It’s says Lissa includes a miraculous capability to heal others however when she becomes depressed she partcipates in self-mutilation. Lissa becomes buddies by having an outsider Moroi classmate, Christian Ozera which Rose immediately dislikes, stating that he’s a poor-influence, partially because his parents under your own accord grew to become Strigoi. They’re tormented frequently with a non-royal Mia and her gang, due to her grudge against Lissa’s brother for implementing her. Rose reaches through her bond while limited to her room to locate that Lissa has been kidnapped. She sneaks from her room to inform Dimitri that Lissa continues to be kidnapped, but they’re depressed by a lust charm grown by Victor Dashkov, close uncle-figure of Lissa and father of Natalie Dashkov, Lissa and Rose’s friend. After Dimitri gets rid of the charm, Rose directs a convoy towards the kidnapper’s hideout, with Christian stowing away throughout the ride. The college guardians can save Lissa in the man she’s known as “Uncle” her existence, Victor, and she or he heals Christian as he is fatally hurt throughout the struggle. Lissa accepts him as her boyfriend next. Dimitri reveals he has feelings for Rose but cannot link together with her due to their age difference, while he is her mentor as well as while he worries when he lets themself love her, he wouldn’t throw themself while watching princess, as his duty is, but he’d be inclined to safeguard her. This leads to danger for their assigned Moroi.

The storyline continues in Frostbite with Rose and Dimitri visiting meet Arthur Schoenberg for Rose’s Qualifier Exam. After they reach the home from the Moroi family- Conta- he protects, they uncover a bloody massacre from the whole family as well as their guardians, including Arthur. To help keep the scholars at St. Vladimir’s Academy safe, a ski visit to a lodge of a wealthy Moroi household is needed immediately after Christmas. During her remain at the lodge, Rose meets a royal Moroi named Adrian Ivashkov, who flirts together with her each time he sees her. During Adrian’s pool party, Mason, uncle Eddie, and Mia begin voicing their opinions about hunting Strigoi. Following a heated argument with Dimitri over him deciding to choose Tasha Ozera, Christian’s aunt, Rose informs Mason private details about the potential location from the Strigoi’s hideouts. Using Rose’s information, Mia, Mason, and Eddie sneak from the ski lodge and visit Spokane, Washington, to search lower the Strigoi themselves. Rose finds out their plan, and she or he and Christian follow to prevent them. Once they discover the group, they’re ambushed by Strigoi, who hold them captive for several days. Rose eventually pops up having a intend to escape, plus they all manage to get away from the home in to the protection from the light, except Rose. Mason returns and tries to help Rose, however the Strigoi snap his neck, killing him instantly. Rose defeats the Strigoi- having a blunt sword, inside a rage over his dying. Once back at St. Vladimir’s, Rose receives two molnija marks on her Strigoi kills. Dimitri also informs her that his heart is by using Rose and can never leave her for Tasha Ozera.

Shadow Hug starts with Rose get yourself ready for the Qualifying Exam with all of those other novices. Rose is owned by Christian to her dismay. Christian is contacted by Jesse Zeklos to participate a secret “club” he and Ralf have began, though Christian turns them lower. Rose becomes suspicious, and tries to understand more about this club, which she later learns is known as “Mana” from Adrian. Rose would go to talk with Queen Tatiana. She insists that Rose call off her “engagement” to Adrian. Tatiana then reveals that they continues to be planning for a marriage between Adrian and Lissa. Lissa is contacted by Jesse and Ralf to participate Mana, and she or he accepts their invitation as an opportunity to monitor them, without Rose’s knowing. Lissa is brought in to the forest and attacked by Jesse and yet another magic users. Rose senses something is wrong and runs to Lissa’s aid. She beats Lissa’s attackers and Lissa tortures Jesse using Spirit. Rose knows that whenever Lissa uses Spirit, dark feelings fill Lissa, which caused her to self-harm within the first book, and informs Lissa to allow the dark emotion flow through their connection and into Rose. Lissa obeys, and Rose all of a sudden begins beating Jesse very. Alberta and Dimitri appear, and Alberta has lots of pads take Jesse away, while ordering Dimitri to deal with Rose, who’s still inside a manic condition. After Dimitri comforts Rose, they sleep together inside a cabin around the fringe of the campus. Once they start to return to the college, they’re attacked with a Strigoi. Dimitri transmits Rose to the college to warn the guardians. The guardians give Rose a stake and send her to her dormitory, but she sneaks to pursue Christian. She and Christian combine their skills to eliminate Strigoi. They use a save mission and therefore are almost near to winning when Dimitri is attacked and Rose later discovers that his body wasn’t found. The ghost of Mason, that has been seen by Rose through the book, reveals that Dimitri wasn’t wiped out, but is made Strigoi. Rose decides to depart the Academy, against Lissa’s wishes to visit after Dimitri and kill him. She borrows money from Adrian using the commitment of coming back to him once her job is performed. She then decides to visit Siberia, believing Dimitri would visit first.

In Bloodstream Promise, Rose meets an Alchemist named Sydney plus they visit Siberia, where she eventually finds Dimitri’s family…and meets Abe Mazur, a Moroi mobster. She eventually leaves following a receding with Dimitri’s sister Viktoria. She then travels to Novosibirsk to search and interrogate Strigoi hoping to find Dimitri. When she does meet him, he adopts her hostage and will not kill her. Rather, he states he’ll keep her until she decides to show Strigoi to get along with him. Even while, Rose keeps checking track of Lissa back at St. Vladimir’s with the bond. Avery, a secret Spirit user, continues to be using compulsion to manage Lissa. During a trip to Lissa’s mind, Rose will get pressed out by Avery. Rose eventually seems to escape, grabbing a stake on its way out. Dimitri catches track of her, plus they fight on the bridge, where Rose plunges her stake into his chest. Exhausted, Rose winds up at the house of an Alchemist friend of Sydney’s, and Abe can there be too. When she awakens, she realizes Lissa is within danger with Avery, who would like to kill Lissa after which heal her back to ensure that Lissa could be “shadow-kissed” and glued to Avery. With the aid of Oksana, Rose seems to guide Lissa and Adrian through fighting against Avery and her brother, Reed, and Avery’s protector Simon. Abe will get her an airplane ticket home. Back at St. Vladimir’s, Rose reunites with Lissa and shares what went down to her in Russia. After saying yes to re-sign up for school to graduate, Rose dates back to her normal existence at St. Vladmir’s. However, she soon gets to be a package from Russia, enclosed using the stake she utilized on Dimitri, along with a note from him saying he wasn’t really staked correctly, and it is still alive, awaiting Rose to complete school to locate him. Rose knows that with Dimitri still a Strigoi, she’s an opportunity to restore him to his former existence.

Spirit Bound starts with Rose passing her final exams. She plots with Lissa and Eddie to interrupt Victor Dashkov from his high security vampire prison. After they succeed, Victor concurs to cause them to his brother, Robert, a reclusive spirit user who’s rumored to possess once came back a Strigoi for their original condition. Robert informs them the Spirit user must infuse a stake with Spirit and get rid of the Strigoi by itself. Lissa and Christian are kidnapped by Dimitri as bait for Rose. Rose leads several guardians to his hiding place and fights her excess of to him. She is going to kill him when Christian encircles him inside a ring of fireside, while Lissa stakes him. Dimitri is restored like a Dhampir. He pushes Rose away, saying that he’s unable to like. Rose turns to Adrian for comfort. The following morning at breakfast, Rose and Dimitri encounter one another. In the center of the discussion, several Guardians surround Rose, and Dimitri instinctively fights to safeguard her, but she calms him lower. The Guardians announce her that Queen Tatiana has been discovered murdered with Rose’s stake and she or he would be to include them.

Last Sacrifice begins with Rose being damaged from prison. Dimitri and Rose visit West Virginia with Sydney and choose to locate Lissa’s half-brother or sister. Alone using the information they require within an old teacher, Sonya Karp, who’s now a Strigoi. Victor and Robert join them and Robert stakes Sonya, turning her back to a Moroi. Rose then takes Sonya to locate Lissa’s half-brother or sister. They uncover it’s Jill Mastrano, a classic friend in the academy. Victor and Robert kidnap her. Meanwhile, Lissa is make the running for Queen. Rose, Dimitri and Sonya find Victor and Robert and obtain Jill back, but Rose accidentally kills Victor throughout a fight. Dimitri comforts her plus they confess their passion for each other. Then they have sex again inside a luxurious hotel. It’s says Tasha murdered the Queen as she disliked her policies, and presented Rose because she was jealous of her relationship with Dimitri. Tasha shoots Rose while trying to escape. When she recovers, she is not glued with Lissa. The series ends with Lissa becoming Queen and Dimitri and Rose together.

You will find six books within the original series, that is adopted with a spin-off series composed of six planned books By 2013, this series has offered over 8 million copies worldwide.

The series made its very first around the New You are able to Occasions Best Seller list at #4 using the discharge of Shadow Hug. It’s since made their email list with every new book release, including a look and feel at #1 when Spirit Bound was launched.

A spin-off series known as Bloodlines follows several figures in the Vampire Academy series and it is focused on alchemist, Sydney Sage. The series includes six books.

The very first book within the series Bloodlines, was launched August 23, 2011. It eventually arrived at the amount two place around the New You are able to Occasions Best Seller list in March 2013. It had been adopted through the Golden Lily on June 12, 2012, which debuted at number 1 around the New You are able to Occasions Best Seller list. The 3rd book, The Indigo Spell, was launched Feb 12, 2013. The 4th book, The Fiery Heart, was launched on November 19, 2013. The 5th book, Silver Shadows, was launched on This summer 29, 2014. The sixth book, The Ruby Circle, was launched Feb 10, 2015.

In June 2010, The Weinstein Company optioned the show legal rights production towards the Vampire Academy On This summer 6, they announced that producer Don Murphy became a member of these to help bring the series towards the giant screen. On December 17, 2012, it had been announced that Dan Waters was writing the script. On Feb 1, 2013, it had been announced that Zoey Deutch, Lucy Fry, and Danila Kozlovsky were cast as Rose Hathaway, Lissa Dragomir, and Dimitri Belikov correspondingly. The title has since been altered to Vampire Academy: Bloodstream Siblings. The show was launched on Feb 7, 2014. Filming began throughout the final week of May 2013. The film was filmed around Europe, especially in the United kingdom, as well as on-site in the primary campus from the College of Toronto in Canada, with a lot more photography in Montana, USA. The very first trailer premiered on November 22, 2013. Opening weekend the show made $3,921,742 and gross from the film was $7,791,146 (April 4, 2014)

A picture novel in line with the first Vampire Academy book was printed on August 23, 2011. The graphic novel is customized by Leigh Dragoon and highlighted by Emma Vieceli. A picture novel for that second book within the series, Frostbite, seemed to be released in May, 2012.

The Vampire Academy film adaptation has gotten prevalent negativity from critics. The show aggregation website Rotten Tomato plants gave the show 10% approval by having an average rating of three.2 from ten, based on 39 reviews. Rottentomato critics mentioned “Although it may attract its built-in fanbase, Vampire Academy’s Twilight-meets-Mean Women conceit borrows lazily from the predecessors while offering couple of laughs or thrills to enhance its overstuffed backstory”.