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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Since there is no agreement over who it should be, they decide to elect the leader via Ordeal: This had so much potential. It’s only the top female who mates with the victor.
Had I known that, I’d have snapped it up long before now. The selfishness and sexualization didn’t bother me. It is obvious that they are just time bombs waiting to explode since sooner or later one of them becomes a man-eater and I am not talking about a man-eater every few years but rather every few months unless they are restrained or isolated from humans.
Astrid says that they’re going to kill both Aiden and Vivian and pretend they “did what they had to do. You know, the side where your teenage friend is shagging your Mum, and you Mum and someone else’s mum are publicly lusting after and fighting over the same guy who is TOTALLY way too young for them. She douses herself in kerosene, but before she can light the match, she is apprehended by Gabriel, Willem, and Ulf.
Brace yourself for this nugget of truth — they all sucked. May 30, Jill Myles rated it it was amazing. This was an appalling book on so many levels.
Actually read this well after I had watched the movie but still could not put this down! Follow everything you are told and happiness will be guaranteed and you will get your charming prince, who is basically a misogynistic asshole.
So there was absolutely no reason for him to hit her to make her stop, not one. And, honestly, the entire writing style. These werewolves – trailer trashy as they were – still were more tame than most humans. However Gabriel does not have this reasoning on his sight, at all. Let them read it and use it to communicate with them! I didn’t feel threatened by their differences.
I don’t know the first thing about the film other than it’s nothing like the book, I’ve avoided reading anything about it so I’ll be going in blind: And to be honest he and Vivian, she more than him since she knew what was going on, are both responsible for this mess.
When she does, she becomes the new queen of the pack, and chooses the pack’s leader as her new mate.
And overlooking the part where Vivian is presumably sixteen or a little older than that, we have a pretty decent love story. She feels that Aiden understands her, despite not knowing what she is since he did write a poem about werewolves.
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.
Klause poetically describes the violence and sensuality of the pack lifestyle, creating a hot-blooded heroine who puts the most outrageous riot grrrls to shame. And this is where we come to our last main character. View a FREE sample.
Which is completely ridiculous since this only shows the best, or luckiest, fighter and someone with obvious fighting abilities but not someone with leadership qualities.
She fights Astrid but is accidentally chocoalte. She and Aiden are close to the point where they might have sex, and she decides she wants him to know the truth about her before they get intimate. An Ordeal is held, a ritualized tournament between werewolves.
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Side note; Is this really a stand alone?! The book is incredibly patriarchal and sexist. Klause writes with vivid imagery, beautiful passion, and makes werewolves come to life in a surprisingly sensual way. This seems to drive Vivian closer to Aiden. And for some reason she later on is so confused between her human and her wolf side that she cannot transform out of her nanette shape.
Every action she takes endangers bblood and chocokate 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. She thinks that the silver bullet has znd this, but Gabriel helps her to understand that she can only heal if she learns to accept herself for who she really is.
Two weeks later, Gabriel enters Vivian’s bedroom, where she is grieving being trapped between forms as well as her heartache.
Gabriel takes Vivian outside for the first time in days and they run off into the woods together in their wolf forms – a black and silver wolf respectively. And of course she jumps out of the window leaving plenty of evidence and what comes next and all with these two is pretty stupid as well. 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.
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Vivian’s father, the pack leader, killed Axel for endangering the pack, but Vivian pleaded with him to spare the lives of the other teenagers. Besides the one-dimensional characters, the rapists, and the overall stupidity of our main character, we’re treated once again to a plot fail.
When she decides to pursue a boy at school, things start to fall apart in her world. And after the fight Gabriel and everyone else expects Vivian to submit to Gabriel.
Another big thank you! When murders begin to happen, Vivian is terrified that she is the killer. For instance, “Why aren’t females allowed to compete in the Ordeal?
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Surely he would understand her and delight in the wonder of her dual nature, not fear her as an ordinary human would.
She falls in love with a human boy, but is devastated when he is unable to accept her for who she is. 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 anntete probably meant to be and was curgis-klause to find out what this was all about. Don’t waste your time.