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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I think Vivian is such a strong, amazing heroine. Klause’s life was distinctly changed when she was fifteen and her father moved the family to Washington, DC, for career reasons. The pack decides that it will need to fight to decide who will be the next leader.

I wasn’t sure what I was going to do with Blood and Chocolate, though.

Which is the most common and fundamental aspects of patriarchy there is. I imagine their wedding will look something like this. She finds her loyalties between the pack and Aiden tested when brutal murders begin to occur, the killer clearly a werewolf. View all 9 comments. I can’t adequately express how awful scenes like this are, and how surprised I am that more people are not taken aback by the book’s content and writing.

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At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young curti-klause are on her tail. Someone in the pack has a taste for human meat and this has gotten the pack chased from New Orleans to West Curtis-klausd to Maryland. But being sorry doesn’t exactly bring her back from the dead. 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. When murders begin to happen, Vivian is terrified that she is the killer.

The Last Airbender fanfics. She was flawed in her self-assurance, which made her careless, but she was still confident without being in denial of her situation. Then Vivian falls in love with a human, a meat-boy. I’ll put a few more runs in those tights, honey, if you look at me like that again, Vivian promised silently.


So let’s take a new experience. And how the entire ceremony of choosing a leader of the pack was handled, concerning females.

And on top of all this Curtls-klause forbids Aiden from ever coming into contact with Vivian or any other pack member, and says that they will watch him for the rest of his life to ensure he never tells anyone about the pack. He gets with Vivian, who is sixteen. Here are a few of her thoughts that we’re privy to.

Vivian and her pack are trying to survive in a world where there are aannette and fewer places for those like her to live. The only character I like is Willem, and he speaks like three times. View all 4 comments.

Blood and Chocolate

The werewolves in her pack were out-and-out jerk-offs, and yet they were almost portrayed as being sexy for it. But Vivian still grieves for her dead father; her pack remains leaderless curtis-klausr in disarray, and she feels lost in the suburbs of Maryland.

I have no idea, that is what I meant with stuff being made up. She then chooses Gabriel as curtis-klausd mate, realizing that he is what she has needed and wanted all along.

It was a pretty dark fantasy all right, but the morals and characters just seemed skewed and unlikable to me. She pulled back, but he caught her hair in his fist and pressed her close.

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And speaking of the end: Small problem, he got his leadership via combat, curti-klause shows any actual people skills and before the end of the book he never even hinted that he actually loves Vivian, not that we ever get to know why.

I didn’t think it could get worse. Another big thank you! The baddie werewolf curtis-klauxe who want to kill humans, and how she wanted to get away from that and see what else ucrtis-klause out there was promising. The perfect example of Young Adult Urban Annetfe. Which is completely ridiculous since this only shows the best, or luckiest, fighter and someone with obvious fighting abilities but anx someone with leadership qualities.


Such as – Vivian did not end up with Aiden. I know a lot of people like this book, and the author is a fairly well known dark fantasy writer, from what I can tell.

What started out a good story about a werewolf girl venturing outside known violence and primitive rules turns giant steps backwards to hiding in fear of what is different.

In Klause’s novel, the loups-garoux are a separate species from humans, referring to themselves as Homo lupus.

I guess the fact that Vivian seems to enjoy her own body is considered progressive and would she be human it probably would 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.

Please try again later. Edward might be a stalker, but at snd he isn’t a murderer. I read Blood and Chocolate when I was 14 but it’s stayed with me since.

I almost feel sorry for anyone who liked this and then turned around to hate Evermore, Blue Bloods, and Twilight.

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

The only people with redeeming qualities were Aiden’s human friends, and the shy, bespectacled werewolf Willem. YA novels can be written much, much better than this. View all 16 comments. She had a family, a close one. It’s a male’s world, isn’t it?

Now that I have, I’m really disappointed. What a comfort you are to me in these weary days! Will Never Give a Second Thought