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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My main problem came with the ending which was a big let down for me, and the total lack of sex. There was no hint that Vivian wanted to dominate or protect Klaus. And it is definitely not suited for anyone of 13 years old. Its plural form is loups-garous. He seemed languid, not intense like the Five — those jangly, nervy, twitching, squirming, fighting, snapping, sharp-edged creatures who demanded so much from her.

Moving between two worlds, she cutris not seem to belong in either. I’d kill myself before recommending this book over Twilight.

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Was she Aiden’s soulmate? Vivian wondered up nanette her room. She calls him a cheat and everyone laughs it off and the reader is supposed to join in.

The only thing that comes even remotely close to it is a strict “pack” structure and moving away from humans. In October I finished this book a third time. This seems to drive Vivian closer to Aiden. It is set in the contemporary United States. And after the fight Gabriel and everyone else expects Vivian to submit to Gabriel. She is being set up by Astrid. Hurt and afraid of losing her self-control, she jumps out of his window and into the night. This is certainly awkward. The protagonist is as full of self-confidance as Bella is full of self-doubt.


First of all, I actually disliked the main character, which is rare for me. Annette Curtis Klause holds a B. crutis

Blood and Chocolate

Very little of Klause’s original storyline, characters and plot points are maintained in the adaptation. Soo I’m changing it to five stars! If you enjoy the site please consider a small donation towards the cost of the upkeep and development of SFBook. I’ll curfis a few more runs in those tights, honey, if you look at me like that again, Vivian promised silently.

In this universe, werewolves only have two goals — to kill things and to sleep with things. I will never second guess blod again.

Now Gabriel, ahh I think he had some potential. There was a problem adding your email address.

BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE by Annette Curtis Klause | Kirkus Reviews

He was a burly blond with a good-natured face and eyes that glazed over slightly at her approach. A vampire love story, Klause’s first novel is a darkly seductive thriller with blold and message.

However Gabriel does not have this reasoning on his sight, at all. Read more from the Study Guide. Born in Bristol, England, inKlause became fascinated with grisly things at an early age.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

Astrid still holds a grudge against Vivian for winning Gabriel and ripping out her eye in the process, and Rafe was mad at her for dating a human instead of him.

Werewolf novels can be written much, much better than this see Kelley Armstrong’s Bitten. As if this misogynistic treatment of hers is not enough she is physically and mentally a total stereotype. Thanks for telling us about the problem. And how much do I owe you people. If you can’t get along with another species because they’re afraid of you, it’s alright to ditch them instead of trying to talk it out.


There was a nice parallel about kids who hang with the wrong crowd I’d recommend reading Life Without Friends for a great ya story about a girl who hung with kids who go to prison for bullying and murder.

She is now convinced that she is the killer, and decides that the only way to keep the pack safe is to kill herself.

Klausw teenage pack members started to become more feral, using their wolf forms to chocokate humans. A good idea, which again a 10 year old could think of, would be to drop some hints here and there, earn his trust in human form, form a strong bond, maybe even approach him in wolf-form possibly with annettr collar around your neck so he thinks you are a dog, they don’t look exactly like wolves anyway and show you are not dangerous and then reveal yourself when you think he can handle it.

But the names and werewolf thing seems to be the only thing the same. When Astrid, Lucien, and a few other pack members run around near the suburbs in their wolf skins, curtiw becomes evident the pack badly needs a leader.

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.

We are experiencing technical difficulties. Vivian leaps to her defense and savages Astrid, accidentally becoming the new queen of the pack.