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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In keeping with the traditional werewolf lore, silver is poisonous when introduced into the bloodstream, often proving fatal, and death is a real danger in that “anything that will sever the spine will do”. You know, the side where your teenage friend is shagging your Mum, and you Mum and someone else’s It was a big day for incest yesterday with me.

Blood and Chocolate was published first, in She wakes up the next morning not remembering anything and realizes that she must have lost control while in wolf form. Here are a few of her thoughts that we’re privy to. I’ll put a few more runs in those tights, honey, if you look at me like that again, Vivian promised silently. Which is the most common and fundamental aspects of patriarchy there is. I don’t get this “fuzz” about inappropriate sex scenes.

In high school Klause continued writing poetry. Let them read it and use it to communicate with them! With them she finds the acceptance and friendship that she is not getting from the pack. I guess the fact that Vivian seems cudtis enjoy her own body is considered progressive and would she be human it probably blkod but I think people forget that she is a werewolf and so of course she would be more confident around humans since she is physically superior to them.

The book had some seriously screwed concepts of love and affection. Please don’t judge it by the abysmal movie version, the book is nothing like that dross. Convinced that she is the murderer, Vivian decides to commit suicide for the curris of the pack.


Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

This study guide contains the following sections: Apr 09, Hilda rated it liked it Shelves: Which tastes sweeter–blood or chocolate? Robinson before I ever saw any of their movies. Our other love interest is Gabriel, a twenty-four year old weirdo. Rudy rolled his eyes, but poured another cup. However, Vivian is stubborn, and continues to reject Gabriel while annete Aiden with even more effort. When I would have to do that it might be justifiable, should I not be able to restrain said woman.

Gabriel tries to comfort her, hinting that he once revealed himself to a human and, like her, came to regret it. He is terrified and ends their relationship, telling her that he is too disturbed by her beast form. She basically uses nothing but trickery and sex to get what she wants, which is both looked down upon in this book, and her making out with a much younger male who is her partner in crime, yes she can’t do it on her own is frowned upon while the relationship of Gabriel and Vivian is openly accepted.

The other kid, wearing some kind of funny lopsided haircut, kept on yakking away, but the girl looked over and wrinkled her nose. It’s a story about teen angst and love and decisions and betrayal and loyalty and just generally growing up and coming of age Mass Market Paperbackpages. She’s trying to fit in klausw normal society but fails, since she has zero friends. You cared enough to save someone who wanted you dead.

Stay with your own kind and follow the rules and paths laid out for you. The main character is strong, powerful, and has a genuine path to self actualization and independence. Rafe’s father, Lucien, has a drinking problem. Definitely not like other Young-Adult, which always seem so fond of making match between two different creatures.


Blood and Chocolate byy us a different story. Vivian-the-werewolf aannette after an unsuspecting human boy MEAT boy, mind you who is embarrassingly weak and supremely uninteresting.

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I will never second guess myself again. This book would be an annoying enough if it were written for adults, but being that it’s meant for teenagers, I find the whole thing pretty outrageous. She had a family, a close one. Soo I’m changing it to five stars! Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.

It was the first time a seemingly simple plot with overdone fictional monsters actually dealt with what it was to be human.


Why can’t he see that? 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.

A female may be queen bitch but she doesn’t get to choose her king. The transformation might actually twist her body so much it could look horrible not sure since we are never told how it looks like and even if not, anneette your girlfriend suddenly turns into something that is the stuff of horror movies you are surely not going to react positively. View all 4 comments. She finds her loyalties between the pack and Aiden tested when brutal murders begin to occur, the killer clearly a werewolf.

Holy internalized kluase, batman. This book is nothing like Twilight.