Eighth Grade Bites

Eighth Grade Bites

Book - 2008/03/13
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For thirteen years Vlad has kept secret that he is half-vampire, but when his missing teacher is replaced by a sinister substitute, he learns that there is more to being a vampire than he could have guessed.
Publisher: New York : Speak, 2008/03/13.
ISBN: 9780142411872
0142411876
Characteristics: 182 p. ; 22 cm.

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Luminous_0
Nov 14, 2015

wioooo not my type

Levi_Hayes Oct 27, 2015

It's cute. I enjoyed it more during my first read through, but that was probably because I was younger. The first book is the shortest, making it a quick read--finished in a couple hours. The humor is lighthearted and "punny" but a little excessive at times, as well as Brewer's constant reminders that Vlad isn't all human or all vampire. I do understand that it's written for a teen audience but now that I'm in university and rereading this, I feel like the characters were too juvenile, even for being 13. Even some of the adult characters could have been darker and more developed. Given that Brewer was writing for teens instead of children, she had the opportunity to explore more serious aspects of vampire life but doesn't really touch on them. Cute story, but it certainly had the potential to be better.

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JennaSS
Jan 16, 2013

love the point of view

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Haven0406
Mar 04, 2012

LOVED every second of it and the rest of the season... OMG!!! LOVE LOVE LOVE!

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SierraMev
Jul 10, 2011

catchy

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unbroken_halo
Dec 31, 2010

Intriguing first book in the chronicles of a teenage vampire hero, Vlad.

Well thought out premise and easy to fall in line with the protagonist and other characters that round out Vlad's life.

I can't wait until the next one comes in on my holds list.

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sabaht
Jul 15, 2010

Awesome book!!!!!!!!!!!!One of the best vampire books i ever read. Totally recommend it for vampire lovers { such as EDWARD CULLEN in TWILIGHT SAGA and just for the record he is super HOT & SEXY} This book kicks vampire diaries ass-badly {i mean it's just like twilight. The author is a pathetic loser} This book has 4 sagas: This is the first one, Ninth grade slays is the second one, Tenth grade bleeds is the third one and the last one is eleventh grade burns, FYI.READ THEM ALL. If you ever read the book "the night runner"{max turner} you will totally enjoy this. BTW if you have not read "the night runner" then chech it out and it is not as scary as it sounds. TTYl!!!!!!!!!{its actually a awesome teen book by LAUREN MYRACLE}

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Phenomenal
Apr 22, 2010

I haven't finished yet but I am enjoying it a lot.

This vampire is a mix of the Cullens, and old fashioned vampires.

The was he acts, if garlic really is deadly to him, what the sun can do to him etc.

Easy read, not hard to understand.
Fun. :)

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heartless_010
Dec 02, 2009

Life of a young vampire couldn't get any crazier than this!! I totally recommmend this!

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