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

In cugtis-klause room full of candles and him in bed he probably thought she wanted sex, to be honest I doubt at his age I would have thought different she wants to reveal her secret to him and basically does it by shifting right in front of her and is then shocked and hurt when he is afraid and throws something at her. Blood and Chocolate is a well-loved YA werewolf novel, and I’ve been meaning to read it for the last decade.

Had I known that, I’d have snapped it up long before now. She and Aiden are close to the point where they might have sex, and she decides she wants him to know the truth about her before they get intimate. And because you walk like a queen.

After finishing college inKlause went on to graduate school in library science. Vivian is appalled and runs away. This seems to drive Vivian closer to Aiden. What a comfort you are to me in these weary days! Vivian is 16 and Gabriel is 24, there is 8 years age difference between them and that is not like the difference between 30 and 38, but between 16 and 24 there are literally worlds between them, very unlikely that these two think anything alike. She thought she was beautiful in both her skins.

She is now convinced that she is the killer, and decides that the only way to keep the pack safe is to kill herself. She uses awkward terminology such as referring to a gift from Vivian’s boyfriend as a “love gift”.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Then Vivian falls in love with a human, a meat-boy. Blood and Chocolate is one of the worst-written, most misogynistic and wrong-headed books I’ve ever had the misfortune to read. But among her own kind this is not the case, especially in the scene shortly before the fight where the character of Astrid was described to be looking like a child next to the huge males in line.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

We should be so lucky as to have young girls read and want to be Vivian. Doesn’t sound like a book for young adults, right? The book had some seriously screwed concepts of love and affection. 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 Which will she choose?

He does it by suddenly hitting Astrid while she stands in line with the others and thereby drawing blood meaning she is disqualified. Born in Bristol, England, inKlause became fascinated with grisly things at an early age.

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. They have made a pact not to kill humans so that they won’t be exposed. It reads like an amateur fanfic. My book club voted for it so I thought to myself ‘fiiiiiine’ and as it turns out I absolutely loved it.

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. Vivian is now permanently stuck between human and wolf form.

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

Are we to believe that her curtis-klauee acts totally in character considered how the werewolves were portrayed were due to her desire to chocoolate Vivian tries to explain that she isn’t the killer, but since Aiden doesn’t know there are other werewolves, he refuses to believe her. And creepiest of all, Gabriel, the year-old head wolf, is after her to be his mate–although that doesn’t stop him from sleeping with her year-old mom throughout the book. Annett that she is the murderer, Vivian decides to commit suicide for the sake of the pack.


I think I’ll stay away from any blood relatives today, just in case Sam could have done much worse. These werewolves – trailer trashy as they were – still were more tame than most curtiis-klause. The teenage pack members started to become more feral, using their wolf forms to scare humans. In fact, as I was nearing the end of this book, I go bored. Her father, the leader of the pack, died in the fire. She was flawed in her self-assurance, which made her careless, but she was still confident without being in denial of her situation.

I could be reading about worse mythological creatures after all Of course werewolves aren’t my favourite supernatural creatures to read about. She feels the connection. The sexual tension was there – hello to ucrtis-klause Vivian’s father, the pack leader, killed Axel for endangering the pack, but Vivian pleaded with him to spare the lives of the other teenagers.

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.

The main character is strong, powerful, and has a genuine path to self actualization and independence. The book takes a few interesting turns, but for the most part, I found it nothing more chocolatw a story of instant gratification run violently and horribly amok.

And you should run from me as fast as your legs can carry you.