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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May 24, Victoria rated it did not like it.
Klause pulls off a sensual story about the supernatural without making it seem cheesy. But still, a book to be devoured by romance enthusiasts like me.
Two weeks later, Gabriel enters Vivian’s bedroom, where she is grieving blood trapped between forms as well as her heartache.
By the way her love for Gabriel comes out of nowhere as well, throughout the entire book she cannot stand the guy and at the end she suddenly loves him. This article is about the novel by Annette Curtis Klause. In addition to being anti-feminist, this book is also somewhat of a misanthrope. Return to Book Page. To see klaue your friends thought of this book, please sign up.
Initally I had this as four starsbut I just keeep thinking about it even when I’m reading something else.
Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause
Gabriel is depicted as a cruel, harsh and aggressive alpha of the pack who as set his sights on Vivian as his next “mate” according to a tradition in the pack for the leader to take a new mate every chocplate years. Maybe if she made him the mate of her flesh first, then she would know.
This brilliant, sexy YA, did urban fantasy before we knew that’s what it was called.
Although she was a strong person, she was far from nice, far from decent. Mar 19, Gracie rated it ucrtis was amazing Recommended to Gracie by: Oh, I read like a maniac! Apr 01, Wendy Darling rated it did not like it Shelves: She fights Astrid but is accidentally shot. I almost feel sorry for anyone who liked this and then turned around to hate Evermore, Blue Bloods, and Twilight.
And even without that she turns into a big predator right in your room, so she not only xhocolate the facts of centuries of cultural baggage but also millions of years of evolution which pretty much hardwire every human being to be afraid of something of glood size and with such teeth. And, as the book asks, which tastes sweeter—blood or chocolate? To ask other readers questions about Blood and Chocolateplease sign up.
Vivian is appalled and runs away. It’s a story about teen angst and love and decisions and betrayal and loyalty and just generally growing up and coming of age Vivian couldn’t resist, she winked, and his cheeks turned pink.
Born in Bristol, England, she now lives in Hyattsville, Maryland, with her husband and their cats. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. None of this pure young thing who also happens to turn into a wolf. Well, meet the badside of werewolf culture. It’s an experiment that’s doomed from the start. 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.
Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide
Please don’t judge it by the abysmal movie version, the book is nothing like that dross. Rafe is also made to be Gabriel’s and Astrid’s son rather than the temporary love interest kluase Astrid. Gabriel accidentally shifted in front of his human girlfriend and, annettee both panicked, he accidentally killed her. Vivian goes to meet Aiden and try to get him out of danger, while Gabriel, Willem, and Ulf go to gather the pack so they can be there when Judgment is passed on Astrid.
Not to mention the incredibly inappropriate relationship between Vivian and Gabriel, the year-old head of her clan.
Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide
Moving between two worlds, she does not seem to belong in either. See all books by Annette Curtis Klause. The focus of the story is Vivian and what path will she choose. A female on the loose was a dangerous creature; she could challenge another bitch for a male she fancied. As an adult, I found her irritating and not sympathetic at all.
But of course the main characters are not the only problem here. And overlooking the part where Vivian is presumably sixteen or abd little older than that, we have a pretty decent love story. But what is normal for a werewolf?