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It has 4 stars because at one time when I read it I loved it so much and I thought I should average that into the mix. Boy asks girl to risk her life to let him get revenge. At the same time, it is a humane book, raising up the plight of people who look different–people who, historically, have often been judged unfairly, treated poorly, or even “helped” in ways that deprived them of the freedom to live as they chose.

But hey I still want to see a happiness of this book?

Some do fight it more than others, but generally the thirst for blood will win and cause most of them to kill their victims. Smiththis book is pure gold. I just about threw this book out my window when I finished it.

Simon is a three hundred year old vampire, out to avenge his mother’s death when he meets Zoe, a sad teenage girl whose life seems to be falling apart. I mean- I just- he- I- you- what- Grawr! Return to Book Page. If you’re a new reader to this book, try the novel first, go back to the introduction, and then read the stories.

El Beso de Plata : Annette Curtis Klause :

Labels art 22 awards 4 books cats 64 comfort food 30 death 20 debate 2 decalog 31 drafted 4 dreams 22 editorials 2 family 34 features 1 Fiction 8 food games 14 grouchiness 44 health 34 hermeneutics 23 history 18 hymn tunes 20 hymnody interview 7 language 34 medicine 2 money 28 movies music parable 46 photography 20 piano 17 poetry politics 45 prayer 7 quotes 7 religion 51 science 4 sermon 40 sports 13 stupidity symphony 78 tackiness tacky hymns 55 technology 22 theology travel 46 TV 62 weather 21 whimsy worship As opposed to a lot of other readers’ reviews, I really liked the ending and thought it gave closure that a lot of teen vampire novels lack.


Who the heck do you think you are idiot?

Dec 07, Lisa Schensted added it. And I’m done now. Okay killing someone’s Mama Ain’t cool.

Yet he aannette understand how losing a mother can hurt so badly. View all 3 comments. Born in Bristol, England, inKlause became fascinated with grisly thing Annette Curtis Klause broke new ground in young adult literature with The Silver Kiss, a book that is at once “sexy, scaring, and moving,” according to Roger Sutton writing in the Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books.

The Silver Kiss

She doesn’t know she has this power, though. Cerin, whose ancestry includes harpers on one side and weren on the other, frequently discovers some talent or other rising up within him, and he always knows which side he got it from. Ve is having to face the fact that her mother is dying. The vampire, Simon, was “beautiful” but his physical attributes were not brought up every few pages.

Gaines simply brings two giant historical figures vividly, earthily, humanly to life: Even the conversation and way the book was written wasn’t great. Okay enough of me ripping on this book Zoe spends a lot of her time alone due to her mother ebso in the hospital and her dad spending time with her mom or trying to catch up on work when he’s not dutifully at her hospital bedside.


El Beso de Plata

It was published in and so the themes are a bit dated no emails, cellphones etc. Most of his friends are either tiny, enormously fat, abnormally hairy, or physically gifted ep some similar way. Klause wrote a poem about her mother ironing and decided from then on to save all her poems in a notebook.

She took poetry workshops in college, but poetry was soon replaced by short klwuse once she graduated and started working in libraries.

I really loved Simon.

The author also seemed like she was a teen herself in some respects. Another reason he wants to kill him is because his brother killed his mother and made him what he is. In clear, economical prose, he makes a compelling case that the meeting of Sebastian Bach and the Prussian king in was a significant battle in a war of culture and ideas.

I mean why would you let the guy you love rest his head on your breasts until he dies from the sunlight? However, I would definitely put this on my keeper shelf as a vampire romance for the very reason that I found their relationship very appealing. The climax wasn’t very climax-y and the romance was so sparse that it didn’t make up 2.