Tuesday, April 15, 2014


ISBN: 1439190356
Pages: 352

In the steampunk world of Victorian London, a beautiful vampire seeks out the author of Dracula–to set the record straight . . . 
If one is to believe Bram Stoker’s legendary vampire tale, Lucy Weston is Dracula's most wanton creation, a sexual creature of the night who preys on innocent boys. But the real-life Lucy is nothing like her fictional counterpart—and she demands to know why the Victorian author deliberately lied. With Stoker's reluctant help, she's determined to track down the very fiend who transformed her—from the sensual underworld where humans vie to become vampires, to a hidden cell beneath a temple to madness, and finally into the glittering Crystal Palace where death reigns supreme. 
Haunted by fragmentary memories of her lost life and love, Lucy must battle her thirst for blood as she struggles to stop a catastrophic war that will doom vampires and humans alike. Ultimately, she must make a choice that illuminates for her—and for us—what it means to be human.

Hello everyone, back with another mini review. This is my first ever steampunk book and I have to say I'm pretty hooked. I absolutely adore the covers, especially the beautiful clockwork, gears, spinning things and Lucy is pretty freaking beautiful as well. Okay, enough small talk, let's get into the review.

I was instantly hooked from the very beginning, Lucy gets turned by a mysterious vampire and essentially buried alive and almost staked. The staking should have killed her but it doesn't...because she's special (cue the ooos). Lucy gets out of her grave and finds out that Bram Stoker, the author of the legendary Dracula has painted her as a wanton, sexual creature of the night and she's absolutely horrified because that girl is not her. After nicely forcing him to help her find her creator, she arrives at Crystal Palace, where vampires reign supreme. Lucy quickly finds out, with the help of a Protector named Marco, that there is a rift between the vampires due to the absence of their leader Mordred. HOLD YOUR HORSES right there! Mordred, did someone mention Mordred?? 

 Yes lovely people, along with a Dracula background, Incarnation also weaves Arthurian Legend into the plot. *screams* Mordred is the "father" of all vampires and he has currently gone missing. A crazy vampire lady whose name I forgot is scheming to overthrow the peace between humanity and vampires and create a blood feast for all vamps. Lucy and Marco have to find Mordred fast before crazy lady makes enough sacrifices to be equally powerful to Mordred and essentially kill him. With the help of Bram, they discover that Lucy was turned by Mordred and she is essential to win this battle. Using her connection to her turner, Lucy pieces together clues to find Mordred.

Okay, enough of the plot summary, let's talk about how amazing this book was. So, like I mentioned before, Incarnation entwines Arthurian legend with Dracula and it all just fits together perfectly. That alone makes it unique compared to the other vampire books out there. There are so many amazing plot twists that I literally just blew through this book. It ended way to fast and I desperately want more!! The romance in the book was a bit lacking, but I felt like it fitted the story. We have a mob of blood thirsty vampires ready to unleash their thirst on England, romance is the last thing on my mind. I wish that we could have a second book (Is there going to be a second book??) because with the ending, I felt like it would explore Marco and Lucy's relationship on a more romantic level. 

Anyway, this book was super duper amazing! Y'all should definitely check it out because it's so good and I literally could not put it down! So go check it out!! Nowwwww!!

4 out of 5 stars

Foreverly Obsessed,

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