Jessicas guide to dating on the dark side excerpt
Not when his new friends have his back, not when Victoria has risked her own future to be with him, and not when he has a reason to live for the first time in his life.(catalog summary) Vampire Kisses by Ellen Schreiber Sixteen-year-old Raven, an outcast who always wears black and hopes to become a vampire some day, falls in love with the mysterious new boy in town, eager to find out if he can make her dreams come true.(catalog summary) Sucks to Be Me: The All-true Confessions of Mina Hamilton, Teen Vampire (maybe) by Kimberly Pauley When sixteen-year-old Mina is forced to take a class to help her decide whether or not to become a vampire like her parents, she also faces a choice between her life-long best friend and the boy she has a crush on versus new friends and possible boyfriends in her mandatory "vampire lessons." (catalog summary) Tantalize by Cynthia Leitich Smith When multiple murders in Austin, Texas, threaten the grand re-opening of her family's vampire-themed restaurant, seventeen-year-old, orphaned Quincie worries that her best friend-turned-love interest, Keiren, a werewolf-in-training, may be the prime suspect.(catalog summary) Unraveled by Gena Showalter Since coming to Crossroads, Oklahoma, former outcast Aden Stone has been living the good life.Never mind that one of his best friends is a werewolf, his girlfriend is a vampire princess who hungers for his blood, and he's supposed to be crowned Vampire King—while still a human! With four--oops, three now—human souls living inside his head, Aden has always been 'different' himself. Because a war is brewing between the creatures of the dark, and Aden is somehow at the center of it all.These souls can time-travel, raise the dead, possess another's mind and, his least favorite these days, tell the future. But he isn't about to lie down and accept his destiny without a fight.
Again, I suspect it was cleaned up to meet the requirements of the young adult marketplace (especially regarding schools and libraries). When his buddy Gilberto actually wins big in the lottery and uses the money to attend college in Wisconsin and to buy a farm, Rico sees a possible way out.Taking his buddy Jimmy along (rescuing Jimmy, really, from a heroin addiction), Rico leaves his family behind, running away to Wisconsin to join Gilberto and grab onto the promise of a better life.(catalog summary) Girls That Growl by Mari Mancusi Rayne Mc Donald, a goth vampire and vampire slayer, must go undercover as a cheerleader at her high school to find out what happened to the captain of the football team, who has disappeared, and to see if the peppy cheerleaders are really werewolves.(catalog summary) Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side by Beth Fantaskey Seventeen-year-old Jessica, adopted and raised in Pennsylvania, learns that she is descended from a royal line of Romanian vampires and that she is betrothed to a vampire prince, who poses as a foreign exchange student while courting her. Crow Sixteen-year-old Dru's psychic abilities helped her father battle zombies and other creatures of the "Real World," but now she must rely on herself, a "werwulf"-bitten friend, and a half-human vampire hunter to learn who murdered her parents, and why.