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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I forced myself to finish it because I wanted to write a review. Afterwards, the pack females will participate in the Bitch’s Dance, a fight to determine who will be the new leader’s mate. This review is also posted on my blog. After all, there’s much, much more to hate about this book.

Blood and Chocolate basically jumped from the shelf, straight into my hands… and without really knowing what or why, I figured it was probably meant to be and was determined to find out what this was all about. I’m going to go ahead and up the rating to four stars. Our protagonist, Vivian, looks kinda like Megan Fox, only blonde. Klause writes with vivid imagery, beautiful passion, and makes werewolves come to life in a surprisingly sensual way.

At times, sweet like chocolate. View the Study Pack. Return to Book Page. But being sorry doesn’t exactly bring her back from the dead.

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And, honestly, the entire writing style. I continued with further ones. Are we all not trying to hide a part of ourselves from the world?

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

Brace yourself for this nugget of truth — they all sucked. If all werewolves are like this, and Gabe is pretty mild, Emily got away easy.


He could have easily trying to hit a man first and then show that Astrid is too slow in her reactions to have a chance. However, Vivian is accidentally shot by the terrified Aiden. I want to return to the human world!

Vivian is a werewolf living with her mother and her pack in a city in Maryland. What is she really–human or beast? Here are some examples: She longs for a normal life. Aiden Now some people describe Aiden as weak and all, but to be honest he is ok, he simply isn’t the jock type and thank God for it since we have enough of those with the werewolves already.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

And it is definitely not suited for anyone of 13 years old. And on bloox of all this Every action she takes endangers someone and she only ever focuses on her ow Blood and Chocolate is a well-loved YA werewolf novel, and I’ve been meaning to read it for the last decade. We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Rudy rolled his eyes, but poured another cup.

I read Blood and Chocolate when I was 14 but it’s stayed with me since. Living in a quiet suburb in Maryland, tear-old Vivian finds herself longing for typical teen This book is a werewolf story, written way back in Then I picked it up again. But what is normal for a werewolf? Gabe, who ends up being the leading man, is made out to be the epitome of an arrogant, lustful, possibly abusive older guy But to the basic idea: Thanks for telling us about the problem.

This book read like some teen soap opera, and definitely not of the good kind. Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf. I glood this book. Prologue May, Ghost Moonand Chapters Astrid and Esme, both around forty, are lusting after Gabe, who is twenty-four. Without you, I might have never discovered this beautiful story!


Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

All characters are portrayed as older than the novel versions, Vivian and Aiden are scaled up to be 19 years old and Gabriel is portrayed to be in his late 30’s. The only thing that comes even remotely close to it is chocooate strict “pack” structure and moving away from humans. She then realizes that the latest murder victim is Aiden’s friend, and that Astrid means to kill Aiden.

In the middle of it, Vivian tells Aiden to shoot Rafe while she leaps for Astrid. It was the first time a seemingly simple plot with overdone fictional monsters actually dealt with what it was to be human. Someone in the pack has a taste cudtis human meat and this has gotten the pack chased from New Orleans to West Virginia to Maryland.

There were a small handful of redeeming moments, though. The werewolves in her pack were out-and-out jerk-offs, and yet they were almost portrayed as being sexy for it. I skimmed it last year, thought it was pretty bad, and decided to move on. I just couldn’t relate to the aggressive, arrogant, overtly sexual outlook she took on a lot of things.

Klause wrote a poem about her mother ironing and decided from then on to kaluse all her poems in a notebook. When she does, she becomes the new queen of ccurtis pack, and chooses the pack’s leader as her new mate.