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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Annnette he was pretty much condemned to the periphery. I’m just glad I wasn’t confronted with the moral police when I first read Blood and Chocolate as a kid. Perhaps I just skip the blood and find myself a piece of choc 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.

Several of her poems and a short story were published in anthologies and small magazine reviews, but it took several years of concerted effort to find her voice and her audience. I read this book when I was in high school, and I absolutely adored it. I think it’s the instinct of the modern teen to go for the ill-fated romances but I believe she deserved a man, not a boy.

And with the sex part we come to the last part on why she is a stereotype. There was a nice curtiss 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. It reminded me klauze how most of us have our little high school rebellions and later realize that our parents were right all along.

She recalls that her first experience with creative writing occurred when she was incapacitated with a twisted ankle at age eight or nine.

Over and over we hear her thoughts on how beeeeaaaaauuuuutiful she is and how all the boys want her. Females are in a different weight category. The teenage pack members started to become more feral, using their wolf forms to scare humans. Aiden sends Vivian a note asking her to meet him “for the sake of what we used to have. He spends most of the book bedding both Vivian’s mother and another woman in the clan and leering lecherously after Vivian, until with the book’s resolution, he finally makes her his permanent property – with her happy acceptance.


Every man in the book is a hormone-driven jerk and the few females in it are selfish and unlikable. She longs for a normal life. Instead Aiden discovers the existence of werewolves from Rafe, not Vivian and he does not reject her or what she is. Born in Bristol, England, she now lives in Hyattsville, Maryland, with her husband and their cats.

Blood and Chocolate

At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. Written on 25th November by Vanessa.

Which tastes sweeter—blood or chocolate? Additionally, Vivian winds up having to find herself, love herself as she is, and recognize her beauty regardless of looks—that is a great message. Every action she takes endangers someone and she only ever focuses on her ow Blood and Chocolate is a well-loved YA werewolf novel, and I’ve been meaning to read it for the last decade.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

I know she is 16 but this is so stupid that a 10 year old could do better. Also, we get a lot of weird relationships in this book.

In a room full of candles and him anette bed he probably thought she wanted sex, to be honest I doubt at his age I would have thought different curttis 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.

Annette Curtis Klause holds a B. His eyes were amused and dreamy, as if observing life from the outside and finding it vaguely funny. Rafe didn’t realize she meant to kill Vivian and he’s hurt when she mentions she wanted Gabriel, and the two of them start arguing. Maybe if she made him the mate of her flesh first, then she would know. This book is a werewolf story, written way back in View the Study Pack.


Turns out this is one of those books that gets better with every read. If anything she struggled with it, with getting her heart broken, more than your average teen.

BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE by Annette Curtis Klause | Kirkus Reviews

She took poetry workshops in college, but poetry was soon replaced by short stories once she graduated and started working in libraries. And, honestly, the entire writing style. I found it quite beautiful that what Vivian initially fought against and rejected she wound up returning to at the end of the novel. Retrieved July 2, Vivian is a moron.

The only people with redeeming qualities were Aiden’s human friends, and the shy, bespectacled klauae Willem. Why can’t he see that? She does so, and is healed.

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

Nov 01, Amalie rated it did not like it Shelves: Her pack family, recently driven away from West Virginia where her father lost his life, reestablishes themselves temporarily in a Maryland suburb, where Vivian falls for a human.

Retrieved April 8, Apparently the fact that he used totally unnecessary violence doesn’t even cross his mind. And above all she learns to love and accept her whole self. What a comfort you are to me in these weary days! I love the ending! It had the mythology, it had the premise, but it failed. Blood and Chocolate is a hate crime of a book. May 30, Jill Myles rated it it was amazing.