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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Then Vivian falls in love with a human, a meat-boy. Her confidence winds up being her downfall, and her strength and the way that she owns her sexuality is a huge asset to the book. The teenage pack members started to become more feral, using their wolf forms to scare humans.

Which is the most common and fundamental aspects of patriarchy there is. Granted, it came first, but it’s much, much worse. I want to return to the human world! Born in Bristol, England, inKlause became fascinated with grisly thing Annette Curtis Klause broke new ground in young adult literature with The Silver Kiss, a book that is at once “sexy, scaring, and moving,” according to Roger Sutton writing in the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books. It’s full of misused adverbs and adjectives, and the stupidest metaphors you’ll ever read.

The title refers to a poem and also Vivian’s internal conflict. He is terrified and ends their relationship, telling her that he is too disturbed by her beast form. Later on, she sees a TV news story about a man who has been killed by a “wild animal. Definitely not like other Young-Adult, which always se I love the ending! She then realizes that the latest murder victim is Aiden’s friend, and that Astrid means to kill Aiden. When she does, she becomes the new queen of the pack, and chooses the pack’s leader as her new mate.


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Oct 08, karen rated it really liked it Shelves: When she bloof a poem about werewolves in her school magazine, she decides to seek out the author. When she was seven, Klause and her family moved north to Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

For instance, “Why aren’t females allowed to compete in the Ordeal? Maybe Klause poetically describes the violence and sensuality of the pack lifestyle, creating a hot-blooded heroine who puts the most outrageous riot grrrls to shame. Stick with your own kind, people will never accept what is different.

Edward might be a stalker, but at least he isn’t a murderer. He was a burly blond with a good-natured face and eyes that glazed over slightly at her approach. Order our Blood and Chocolate Study Guide. This is different enough from the movie that I would recommend anyone that even moderately enjoyed the movie go pick this one up!

Seriously, mistaking the will to dominate and protect for love? I still go to the writing group Larry Callen introduced me to, and often chuckle about how an idea or action will affect the people in my group even as I am writing. And after the fight Gabriel and everyone else expects Vivian to submit to Gabriel.

This book may be geared towards a young adult audience, but it can definitely be enjoyed by those of us who are young at heart and can still remember their youth. But that is not what he did, he hit her first.

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Why would she stay with someone that clearly couldn’t handle her? I personally hated the movie but that is because i am so loyal to the book. Ages 13 and older –Jennifer Hubert Does this sound like a book for 13 year olds?


Though having that special someone glood taken out? Gabriel is actually the most interesting and likable character, except for that icky sleeping with mom thing.

Blood and Chocolate, a book by Annette Curtis Klause | Book review

But here is the problem: Vivian is a sixteen-year-old loup-garoux who has just started high school in a new town. And for some reason she later on is so confused between her human and her wolf side that she cannot transform out of her hybrid shape. Jun 22, Kelly rated it did not like it. See all 6 questions about Blood and Chocolate….

Moving between two worlds, she does not seem to belong in either. But what teenager doesn’t feel what she feels? The sexual tension was there – hello to life! Blood and Chocolate is possibly my favorite teen werewolf book—maybe even one of my favorite paranormal romances.

Two weeks later, Gabriel enters Vivian’s bedroom, where she is grieving being cuetis between forms as well as her heartache. Aug 20, Cory rated it did not like it. He was like her and valued her after all was done. Her father, the leader of the pack, died in the fire. The novel was adapted into a film in and released January 26th.