Annette Curtis Klause, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN Expected to mate with one of the rowdy, blood-hungry werewolves her own age, Vivian. 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. Blood and Chocolate’s protagonist Vivian Gandillon loves the change—the sweetly painful way her body moves from human to wolf. At
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Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide
The characters are believable, the shape shifter culture is well rounded and Vivian’s world comes alive on the page.
Which will she choose? These werewolves – trailer trashy as they were – still were more tame than most humans. Just a note of warning: But Vivian still grieves for her dead father; her pack remains leaderless and in disarray, and she feels lost in the suburbs of Maryland. Anyone who has blood drawn is disqualified, and the last two can fight to the death or one can surrender to the other. I really liked this bookI thought it was muchmuch better than the other one I’ve read by her The Silver Kiss.
Retrieved from ” https: Gabriel is actually the most interesting and likable character, except for that icky sleeping with mom thing.
He finally tells her his story – that he had once loved a human woman and, like Vivian, had been convinced that she would accept and love him regardless of what he was. Turns out this is one of those books that gets better with every read. Then again, I’m still angry at the dictionary for its lack of sex scenes too but at least the dictionary was only kind of a tease whereas this book keeps promising and promising and dressing up sluttily before pulling out at the last minute and claiming it has a meeting to attend.
Surely he would understand her and delight in the wonder of her dual nature, not fear her as an ordinary human would.
Not to mention the incredibly inappropriate relationship between Vivian and Gabriel, the year-old head of her clan. Vivian is a sixteen-year-old loup-garoux who has just started high ane in a new town.
Vivian’s mother is attacked by a nasty female werewolf called Astrid. Looking for beautiful books? LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. The basic concept of the werewolves already seems pretty flawed: And, as the book asks, which tastes sweeter—blood or chocolate?
I hold much respect for Vivian, the protagonist.
Blood and Chocolate, a book by Annette Curtis Klause | Book review
She goes to the rocks where Kpause is waiting for her. Will Never Give a Second Thought It didn’t feel like accepting yourself for being what you are if you have to lump absolutely everyone else into one category and hide with only those who are the same.
When Vivian gets to the meeting place, Aiden points a gun at her, explaining he has a silver bullet made from his pentagram necklace. Since there is no agreement over who it should be, they decide to elect the leader via Ordeal: Books by Annette Curtis Klause. She longs for a normal life. View all 13 comments. The book takes a few interesting turns, but for the most part, I found it nothing more than a story of instant gratification run violently and horribly amok.
The rest of the pack agrees with Gabriel’s assessment.
Edward might be a stalker, but at least he isn’t a murderer. Then the good part comes when your sixteen year old self is fated to match said young specimen who still manages to be six years older than your sixteen year old self. Stay in Touch Sign up. Looking for More Great Reads? From the Paperback edition. Poor Aiden–as a prospective lover he’s not so different from prey; to Vivian his smile flashes like heat lightning, and at times he looks so delicious she wants to “bite the buttons off his shirt.
Side note; Is this really a stand alone?! At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. After being rejected by the boy she loves, for example, Vivian runs into the woods and screams “I am beautiful! Furthermore, Gabriel is overtly attracted to Vivian and doesn’t listen to her rejections. At times, sweet like chocolate. So I drew up a character comparison chart for those who have read Twilight and Evermore.
See all books by Annette Curtis Klause. Did you ever read Bitten and find yourself wistful of their carefree lives, money, and culture? But of course the main characters are not the only problem here.
With the exception of Aiden, the human b This book is wrong on so ccurtis levels that I don’t know where to start, and I definitely don’t think it belongs in the teen section of the bookstore.
Inspired by Your Browsing History. Before she can light a match, a werewolf called Willem arrives and tells her to stop.
These werewolves do it for fun. Cyocolate now plans to murder Aiden, so Vivian runs to his defense, only to find that Aiden means to kill her.