Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5) by Richelle Mead

Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)

Sydney Sage is an Alchemist, one of a group of humans who dabble in magic and serve to bridge the worlds of humans and vampires. They protect vampire secrets—and human lives.In The Fiery Heart, Sydney risked everything to follow her gut, walking a dangerous line to keep her feelings hidden from the Alchemists.Now in the aftermath of an event that ripped their world apart, Sydney and Adrian struggle to pick up the pieces and find their way back ...

Details Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)

TitleSilver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)
Release DateJul 29th, 2014
GenreYoung Adult, Paranormal, Vampires, Fantasy, Romance

Reviews Silver Shadows (Bloodlines, #5)

  • Yonaily
    LIGHT SPOILERS AHEAD "Ivashkov," she repeated, her face the picture of serenity. "My name is Sydney Ivashkov." This book was everything. It made me laugh, jump of happiness, but mostly cry. A lot. It was really hard to read those ten first chapters where Adrian was lost and hopeless -- it was emotionally painful. I never expected it to hurt so...badly. I started this book thinking Adrian would act like Nemo's dad, doing whatever it takes to get...
  • Zoë
    Yup yup yup I loved this one. So much happened in less than 400 pages and I honestly couldn't put it down. I read it in a day despite having other commitments because Richelle Mead's books are so addictive! Immediately diving into The Ruby Circle because I MUST know how this series ends.
  • Rimsa Ivashkov
    WHOAAAAAAAA!!!!!!!!!!!!!! JUST FINISHED!!!!!!!! Review coming soonAFTER THAT KILLER ENDING.....SOMEONE GIVE ME THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!RELEASE DATE IS TOO FAR :'(I CANT TAKE THIS........................................................
  • Kaitlin
    Just got my copy!!! I want to just read the whole thing in one big sweep but I must savor this for as long as possible. Review will be after! ___________________________________________________And now we have the cover?! *fangirl moment*
  • Amber
    Post SilverShadows I'm speechless it was everything I wanted and more❤❤❤❤ but again that ending killed me but #sydrian forever ;) If you haven't finished reading the fiery heart don't read this.....Does anyone else think it could be possible that the alchemists kick Adrian out of his apartment? because technically Sydney got permission from the boss for him to have it That's the question that randomly entered my mind tonight What I want f...
  • Ferdy
    SpoilersThere were so many things I hated about Silver Shadows, the main thing being Sydney and Adrian. I wasn't all that much of a fan of Sydney in the first Bloodlines book but she grew on me and I began to like her almost as much as Rose but not anymore. I can't stand Mary Sue's and in this one she showed that she was a Mary Sue of the highest order. Adrian I've never really liked but I was able to tolerate him in the last couple of books… W...
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  • Wendy Darling
    !!!! Engrossing plot involving a "re-education camp" with similarities to real-life "de-gaying camps." Well-written action scenes, swoony romance, and exciting–OH SO EXCITING–character story arcs. Sydney's grown on me quite a bit since the first couple of books, and the Sydrian romance feels intimate and respectful and full of promise.Full review posted to the blog: you're a fan of Bloodlines at all,...
  • ~Poppy~
    “I know what love is, Mom. I’ve had love that burns in every fiber of my being, that drives me to be a better person and empowers me through each moment of the day. If you’d ever had something like that, you’d hold on to it with every bit of strength you had.” “Not what you expected, huh?” she asked in a sad voice.I wrapped a towel around her and drew her close to me. “I expected to see the most beautiful woman in the world, t...
  • Jessica
    I started this late last night and flew through it today! I really enjoyed this book and I can't wait to finish the series with The Ruby Circle!(view spoiler)[I couldn't wait to read Sydney's chapters... BUT I was going crazy during Adrian's chapters in the first 100 pages or so of this book. I guess that I just expect more of him now.. he's come a long way from when he was in the Vampire Academy series, and even the first book in this series. So...
  • Cassandra Leclerc
    *Contains spoilers for those who have not read The Fiery Heart.*NINE MONTHS. I could have a child by then (not that I'm planning on it, but just sayin') or, you know, WE COULD HAVE SYDRIAN BABIES BY THEN! (not that that's gonna happen either, but just sayin'). My hopes for Silver Shadows: --> More post-sex poetry.--> For someone (ANYONE!) to kick Daddy Sage's ass! (Or any Alchemist's ass. Just make sure there is some alchemist ass being kicked.)-...
  • Mel
    “Ahora, y por el resto de sus vidas, su vida está atada a la del otro. Cada decisión que tomen será por los dos. Lo que uno hace afecta al otro. Son una familia, un equipo... inseparable e indisoluble.” Antes que nada, tengo que agradecer a Richelle de que sus continuaciones sean cada seis meses, porque sino ya me habría olvidado de lo que sucedía en The Fiery Heart (igual, con ese final, ni deseándolo podía haberlo olvidado).Lo prime...
  • Renata Ribeiro
    Review That pretty much sums up my feelings after this bookA LOT of stuff happens in this book, I mean, A LOT!It begins 3, 4 months after Sidney was taken by the alchemists, poor Adrian doesn't know what to do, he's tottally lost, drowning in alcohol again, so Jill makes an intervention and calls mama Ivashkov to take Adrian to the court, and there Adrian losts himself in parties and more alcohol, he tries to reach Sidney through dreams, but it s...
  • Sue (Hollywood News Source)
    Listen to my Silver Shadows fanmix on 8tracks.I should probably point out that I was or still am a huge fan of Bloodlines series and after a thorough life evaluation I decided to give it 3 stars. It's not a low rating and it doesn't mean I hate the book, not really. I was just expecting something much better.Richelle Mead, you let me down, terribly. You are getting predictable, anticlimactic and boring. As much as I love and ship Sydney & Adrian...
  • Jessica's Totally Over The Top Book Obsession
    OMG!!!!!!! Richelle Mead Why do you leave me hanging like this OMG OMG OMG!!! Spoilers Don't read if you don' wanna know!!I love this book! I love this Series, but Last year when I read The Fiery Heart I almost lost it having to wait a year for Silver Shadows now I have to wait for The Ruby Circle and I am so not good at waiting!!!! Wow I love Sydney she is so brave all that she endured while the Alchemist tortured her and tried to brain wash her...
  • Μaria Vrisanaki
    “Sydney Katherine Sage, would you do a brooding, deadbeat Moroi the honor of being his wife?” I wish I could feel like this in the whole book, but that didn’t happen.It’s the fifth book, one before the end, and I expected it to be fast paced. Instead, the first half was slow, sometimes boring and many times annoying!Yes, Adrian, I’m talking to you! You were my main issue!While Sydney has been locked up in a freezing and dark room with ...
  • ~Tina~
    BEWARE: LIGHT SPOILERS4.5 starsSilver Shadows, is the 5th installment in the Bloodlines series and one of the most intense gut-wrenching and heart pounding book by far! I knew we were in for some major heartfail after that evil cliff-hanger of an ending in The Fiery Heart but I don't think I was fully prepared to feel so anxious and terrified for both Sydney and Adrian. Mead does a tremendous job of bringing us to the very edge of darkness and th...
  • Marga
    Okay, so I think I might just have overreacted a little bit because of that ending but I guess this book wasn't a solid 4-star read afterall.1. The book just really picked up its pace at the last 25%. It pained me to say this, but I think it kind of dragged. 2. Although I love Adrian (hence, the surname), I can't help but notice how he somehow gave up easily. I was disappointed. I felt really happy when Sydney thought of something genius to talk ...
  • Muse-ic ♬
    4.75That was so intense!! Ahhhh!Oh my God that was so far beyond amazing!I've mentioned how much I love Richelle Mead's work so many times!It was mentioned in my reviews for Bloodlines, The Golden Lily, The Indigo Spell, and The Fiery Heart.I'm gonna say it again. Richelle Mead knows how to write books yo! Seriously!You know how there are amazing books, then there are amazing books? Richelle Mead writes amazing books! The kind that make you fangi...
  • Anushka
    Another book joins the league of Twilightesque books. And I never imagined it would be one of Mead's.Well, surprises don't end, do they?After blindly loving Vampire Academy and Adrian Ivashkov, I've finally started to run out of it . I never really liked Bloodlines series from the start but because of too much free time at my hand and an insurmountable love for the author and *sigh* Adrian I read the last two books in a frenzy. I can't say I'm di...
  • Glass
    Rating: 4.5 starsTanja: I still can't believe that there is only one book left in this series. Remember the days when Bloodlines was announced and our happiness.Time really flies. But what makes me really happy is that this series, despite its ups and downs is going into the right direction as I can freely say that for me this was the best book in this series till now.Glass: I know - times flies so fast. You do remember that I was disappointed wi...
  • Helene Jeppesen
    As you can see from my rating, I had a lot of problems with this book, and looking at everyone's very positive reviews I feel like something's wrong with me. HOWEVER, let's start with the good thing: I loved being back into this world of Morois, Strigois and Alchemists which is very creative and imaginative. I'm also quite a fan of Sydney's character because she's sensible, strong and clever. Since book four in this series, though, I've had huge ...
  • Paula Bee
    EDIT: Please excuse my french but... What kind of Bullshit was that?! I'm absolutely disappointed with this book.I really enjoyed the first part of the book, yes it was slower than the second half but I liked seeing Sydney strong and brave and then.. the story disappointed me in so many ways. It was boring in many places and beyond ludicrous in others. I was very mad at the ending and the choice Sydney made. I wont reveal any spoilers, but I didn...
  • Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
    If you read The Fiery Heart, you know what's happened to if only Adrian knew. It is killing him and it seems he has no one to turn to. This book hits the ground running and we get to intimately know all the things going on with Sydney. I really hated it and I hate the Alchemists even more. I just don't understand how they could do all that. What I did like was how all 'the group' had each other backs and were working towards somethin...
  • Alaina
    These books just keep getting better and better. I'm so freaking happy that someone told me about these books!So a lot has happened and I'm not going to spoil a whole bunch that did but just know that I fucking freaked out and fangirled(?) screamed for the ending. Well, for the last couple of chapters really. Just know that my ship, my all time ship in this series, is together. FINALLY FUCKING TOGETHER. And I couldn't be anymore excited that I al...
  • Sam
    First off, please do not attempt to bicker or engage me in an argument about my opinion of this book. I have my opinion, you have yours—if you liked the book, then by all means go write up a glowing review expressing your positive thoughts—you're entitled to share them, just as I am entitled to share my negative ones. No real spoilers, just lots of disappointment follow. If I could have rated it lower than one star, I would have.As a longtime...
  • Booknut
    Chapter 20...I'm in love with you. This book is everything. I mean - if I had to be fussy - I guess the only thing it was missing was an epic smack-down between Sydney and Zoe... Some doubted the strength of Sydrian. But this OTP was too strong! The center held! (For those of you know what happens in Chapter 20)(view spoiler)[When Adrian proposed to Sydney (whilst they're on the run from the Alchemists) I kept imagining that scene with Elizabe...