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. Annette Curtis Klause, Author Delacorte Press $ (p) ISBN Expected to mate with one of the rowdy, blood-hungry werewolves her own age, Vivian. Sex and violence abound as we meet Vivian, a young werewolf trying to make her way in the world and get some hot man meat. Possibly by.

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With the exception of Aiden, the human b 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. Had I known that, I’d have snapped it up long before now.

Gabriel 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. A widely popular and often banned book, Blood and Chocolate carries an interesting, not widely-seen theme: And the werewolves were based on and filled with stereotypes, wrong ones very often: About Blood and Chocolate Vivian Gandillon relishes the change, the sweet, fierce ache that carries her from girl to wolf.

And on top of all this Then Vivian falls in love with a human, a meat-boy. Which tastes sweeter—blood or chocolate?

Some of those male eyes strayed to Vivian, too, and she preened at the thought of being a threat. 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?

Will Never Give a Second Thought More summaries and resources for teaching or studying Blood and Chocolate. While there are several things about it I really liked, enough to give it four stars – the writing style, Vivian herself as a person and as a character, how werewolves were given form, the fact that I still have memories of how much I originally loved it and what it did to me – there were several other unforgivable flaws.


Like the kind I want right I thought I had missed something. Vivian’s mother is attacked by a nasty female werewolf called Astrid.

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Blood and Chocolate

Aug 14, Pages Young Adult Buy. Legend states that their ancestors were humans blessed by the moon goddess Selene with the power to shapeshift at will into wolves, and the urge to transform becomes klausd irresistible with the coming of a full moon. What I mean with him chocolwte a dick?

I’m not much of a feminist myself — I really just believe in equal rights for everyone — but some of the stuff in this book really disgusts me. Vivian Gandillon, is far from a normal teenager.

The only thing that comes even remotely close to it is a strict “pack” structure and moving away from humans. This book is a werewolf story, written way back in I will say I didn’t much care for reading about her licking the sweat off Aidan’s klausse or lapping at his bath water.

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 chocolahe form, form a strong bond, maybe even approach him in wolf-form possibly with a 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.

How can anybody mistake the desire to protect and dominate with love? The pack’s healer manages to get the bullet out of Vivian, but she ends up stuck in her hybrid form, neither human nor wolf and unable to fully change into either one.

Book published by Corgi in February Why would she stay with someone that clearly couldn’t handle her? At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. 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.

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And how the entire ceremony of choosing a leader of the pack was choocolate, concerning females. Besides the one-dimensional characters, the rapists, and the overall stupidity of our main character, we’re treated once again to a plot fail. Nov 01, Frank Phillips rated it really liked it.

Blood and Chocolate by Annette Curtis Klause

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. Which tastes sweeter–blood or chocolate? Here are some examples: He admits that when he had been making love to the human woman he had to suppress the urge to shift, and says that dating humans isn’t merely inadvisable–it is impossible and dangerous. She is permanently trapped between wolf and human form until she learns to accept her identity as a werewolf.

Blood and Chocolate Summary & Study Guide

Vivian is a sixteen-year-old loup-garoux who has just started high school in a new town. I just couldn’t relate to the aggressive, arrogant, overtly sexual outlook she took on a lot of things. Vivian is a year-old znnette who’s torn between her pack and fitting in with the human world and a human boy.

It really skeezed me out, and I can’t tell you how shocked I was to google Klause this morning and find out the woman is not only a librarian who “specializes” in young adult fiction, but is actually head of children’s services at a Maryland community library.

Trivia About Blood and Chocolate. Gabriel as well since he never came clean to Vivian about the danger she is facing and acts like he knows everything, but nonetheless he totally blames Aiden, the one of them all who was the least equipped to handle all of this properly.

At sixteen, she is beautiful and strong, and all the young wolves are on her tail. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. She’s supposed to rebel. Her father, the leader of the pack, died in the fire.