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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It’s fun, sexy, and enjoyable. Curtis-klaude the age differences??? Had I known that, I’d have snapped it up long before now. In the book she starts a relationship with Aiden more on that later because he wrote some poem that reminds her of her own kind and she has no friends she likes among the werewolf kids, even though we learn, rather as a side comment, that there are other werewolf colonies out there, so why didn’t she go to one of them?

And this book reads just like them. The rest of the pack agrees with Gabriel’s assessment.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

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. The novel was adapted into a film in and released January 26th.

This guy makes Jacob, Sam, and Edward look like cushy Teletubbies. This book is wrong on so many levels that I don’t know where to start, and I definitely don’t think it belongs in the teen section of the bookstore. While there nanette several things about it I really liked, enough to give it four stars – the writi This review is also posted on my blog. What is she really–human or beast? Vivian is a teenage werewolf in a splintering pack. Soo I’m changing it to five stars! It had the mythology, it had the premise, but it failed.


View all 16 comments. She feels that Aiden understands her, despite not knowing what she is since he did write a poem about werewolves.

Additionally in the movie the relationship between Aiden and Vivian has a drastically different outcome. In October I finished this book a third time.

Her rage and grief cause her to lose control of herself while in wolf form. But despite my annoyance with her, it worked for the character and for the book.

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Astrid is the only woman that openly defies patriarchy and she is vilified, ridiculed and demonized for it. She is quite literally a vixen, truly she not only uses sex and trickery, no she is slight, small, has red hair, and thereby red fur, and her whole werewolf appearance is described as more fox-like than the others. But I’ll leave Gabe alone for a while.

The Last Airbender fanfics. This seems to drive Vivian closer to Aiden.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

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. After being rejected by the boy she loves, for example, Vivian runs into the woods and screams “I am beautiful! This book is a werewolf story, written way back in Side note; Is this really a stand alone?!

Just then, Astrid and another werewolf called Rafe arrive. There isn’t really anything stopping him except for the other males, and they only intervene if they wanted to rape the woman first. Living in a quiet suburb in Maryland, tear-old Vivian finds herself longing for typical teen things and wants some normal friends.


That’s right she is supposed to submit to her husband.

Blood and Chocolate

I’ve got the film on DVD here too but I haven’t watched it yet. Now that I have, I’m really disappointed.

In high school Klause continued writing poetry. Sam could have done much worse. 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.

More summaries and resources for teaching or studying Blood and Chocolate. Blood and Chocolate basically jumped from the shelf, straight into my hands… and without really knowing what or why, I figured it was probably meant to be and was determined to find out what this was all about.

This book read like some teen soap opera, bloood definitely not of the good kind. When she gives in and slinks back to the ranks, even the other females growl at her to show their disapproval. However, she learns that another werewolf in her pack, Astrid, has been setting her up.

Furthermore, Gabriel is overtly attracted to Vivian curtis-kllause doesn’t listen to her rejections. Vivian is a year-old werewolf who’s torn between her pack and fitting in with the human world and a human boy.

Rafe’s father, Lucien, has a drinking problem.

Refresh and try again. She fights Astrid but is accidentally shot.