Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Eighth Grade Bites by Heather Brewer

Vladimir Tod is not your normal middle school kid. He has fangs and a taste for blood. Yes, he's a vampire.

Three years after his parents die, his guardian Nelly and his best friend Henry are the only ones who know of Vlad's little secret. Now he is trying to get through school with the bullies picking on him, and trying to get the attention of Meredith. But now keeping his secret will be harder than ever with a nosy substitute teacher who has a "good" fascination with mythology.

This was overall a pretty good book. Sometimes, I felt Vlad and the other characters got a bit too emotional, making them unrealistic. I liked how Vlad got his blood: Nelly sneaking it out of the hospital she works at. It was a nice short read (only about 180 pages). I'm looking forward to seeing what happens next to Vlad.

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