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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And the werewolves were based on and filled with stereotypes, wrong ones very often: Nor will I recommend her books to my customers. Don’t we not fight with our parents and try to rebel for no real reason?

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The selfishness and sexualization didn’t bother me. But to show her level of stupidity, apart from the scene where she wrecks the room while drunk chodolate a “rival” human girl, we just have to look at her attempt to reveal her secret to Aiden: She at first suspects Aiden might be a werewolf himself, but soon figures out that he is fully human.

Klause’s life was distinctly changed when she was fifteen and her father moved the family to Washington, DC, for career reasons. Klause wrote a poem about her mother ironing and decided from then on to save all her poems in a notebook.


See all books by Annette Curtis Klause. It isn’t often a YA novel takes this route, which, if you ask me, is quite unfortunate, though I digress. Boy, was I wrong.

I have to admit, it took me a while to get into this story. Which tastes sweeter—blood chocolaye chocolate? Like Twilight, this book doesn’t gain an actual plot until the last fifty pages.

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

Legend states that their ancestors were humans blessed by the moon goddess Selene with the power to shapeshift at will into wolves, and the urge to transform becomes painfully irresistible with the coming of a full moon.

I was liking it until znnette. Vivian is also selfish, arrogant, dramatic, and stupid.

The basic concept of the werewolves already seems pretty flawed: Blood and Chocolate tells us a different story. Jan 20, Ariel rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Just as Vivian and Astrid’s fight start to get serious, Gabriel steps in and two curtus-klause pack members apprehend Astrid. And because you walk like a queen. 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.

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Gabriel What a dick! Astrid gets with Rafe, who is also sixteen. Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause. Doesn’t sound like a book for young adults, right? The characters above are werewolves. And the cops thank him and leave.


Nov 01, Amalie rated it did not like it Shelves: Of course werewolves aren’t my favourite supernatural creatures to read about. 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 seem so fond of making match between two different creatures. Don’t try to have a relationship with someone of another species because your only purpose in life is to breed with the alpha-male.

But what curtis-klauae normal for a werewolf? But what is normal for a werewolf? I think it’s the instinct of the modern teen to go for the ill-fated romances but I believe she deserved a man, not a boy.

Blood and Chocolate

The perfect example of Young Adult Urban Fantasy. While there are several things about it I really liked, enough to give it four stars – the writi This review is also posted on my blog. I read it on a high recommendation from a friend and it bored me to tears. When she was seven, Klause and her family moved north to Newcastle-upon-Tyne.