Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf. At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the. Annette Curtis Klause, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN Expected to mate with one of the rowdy, blood-hungry werewolves her own age, Vivian. Sex and violence abound as we meet Vivian, a young werewolf trying to make her way in the world and get some hot man meat. Possibly by.
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Don’t waste your time. The characters are believable, the shape shifter culture is well rounded and Vivian’s world comes alive on the page. Aiden runs away in terror. Please try again later.
Annete is completely ridiculous since this only shows the best, or luckiest, fighter and someone with obvious fighting abilities but not someone with leadership qualities. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Later on, she sees a TV news story about a man who has been killed by a “wild animal. This book is wrong on so many levels that I don’t know where to start, and I definitely don’t think it belongs in the teen section of the bookstore.
Born in Bristol, England, inKlause became fascinated with grisly things at an early age. In an attempt to get Aiden back, she attends a concert that they had planned to attend together, but his friends confront bolod with klausse lies that Aiden told them were the reason he broke up with her.
These werewolves – trailer trashy as they were – still were more tame than most humans. I didn’t feel threatened by their differences. Her previous work didn’t have the same insight into the characters. She lkause at the kitchen table. Please don’t judge it by the adn movie version, the book is nothing like that dross. Still torn apart by her father’s death a year ago, she is struggling with who she is and her place in the world.
Aug 20, Cory rated it did not like it. Return to Book Page. And how the entire ceremony of choosing a leader of the pack chocollate handled, concerning females.
Then, when she was scared, he smacked her upside the head. Someone in the pack has a taste for human meat and this has gotten the pack chased from New Orleans to West Virginia to Maryland.
It could never work. Vivian, the main character and narrator, is far too calculating and sexualized for a year-old girl, I don’t care if she IS a werewolf.
She is being set up by Astrid. He is terrified and ends their relationship, telling her that he is too disturbed by her beast form. But I didn’t care for it I skimmed it last year, thought it was pretty bad, and decided to move on. How I missed this one I’ll never know. But what is normal for a werewolf? This is lazy and cheesy even for YA romance standards.
And this scene among others clearly demonstrates the books misogynistic nature since the later leader Gabriel “shows” why there is no rule against women fighting for pack leadership vhocolate in his mind, and others, they cannot fight men to begin with and so a rule would be ridiculous.
She leaves a note for her mother lkause walks to an abandoned building, where she douses herself in gas.
Gabriel defeats his competition to become the new leader. Aiden is kind and gentle, a welcome relief from the squabbling pack.
Now Gabriel, ahh I think he had some potential. Side note; Is this really a stand alone?! They have made a pact not to kill humans so that they won’t be exposed.
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In a room full of candles and him in bed he probably thought she wanted sex, to be honest I doubt at his age I would have thought different she wants to reveal her secret to him and basically does it by shifting right in front of her and is then shocked and hurt when he is afraid and throws something at her.
Refresh and try again. She’s so confident in herself and her body image, and I think that is such a strong role model. Gabriel arrives and comforts her. It is obvious that cohcolate are just time bombs waiting to explode since sooner or later one of them becomes a man-eater and I am not talking about a man-eater every few years but rather every few months unless they are restrained or isolated from humans.
Blood and Chocolate
Retrieved April 8, What is she really–human or beast? Gabriel What a dick! How can anybody mistake the desire to protect and dominate with love? Vivian’s father and a few others were killed, and the pack had to relocate. Her mother’s name is Esme!
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Over and over we hear her thoughts on how beeeeaaaaauuuuutiful she is and how all the boys want her. The baddie werewolf kids who want to kill humans, and how she wanted to get away from that and see what else was out there was promising. Vivian-the-werewolf lusts after an unsuspecting human boy MEAT boy, mind you who is embarrassingly weak and supremely uninteresting.
I watched the movie based on this book cyocolate night, and when I saw in the credits that it was based on a book I had to look for it. Dec 23, Andre rated it did not like it Shelves: She fights Astrid but is accidentally shot. View all 3 comments.
Nor will I recommend her books to my customers. The reaction especially of the human characters seemed often pretty forced resp This book read like some teen soap opera, and definitely not of the good kind.