Annette Curtis Klause was born in Bristol, England, and moved to the United States when she was a teenager. As a child she spouted such fanciful ideas that . Annette Curtis Klause is head of children’s services at the Aspen Hill Community Library in Maryland. Born in Bristol, England, she now lives. Annette Curtis Klause. · Rating details · 16, ratings · 1, reviews. Zoe is wary when, in the dead of night, the beautiful yet frightening Simon comes to.
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I really curtls to like this story, but unfortunately I didn’t. I do have to give credit for a good villain, would have definitely now that I am older love to see the story from Christopher’s point of view: Honestly, I have a whole lot more to say on the subject of this book, but I feel it would be too mean so I’ll just give my rating.
Or is it better to live an eternal life of solitude and damnation? Born in Bristol, England, in curtia, Klause became fascinated with grisly things at an early age.
Annette Curtis Klause
Smiththis book is klajse gold. Ten Original Stories wnnette the Supernatural Jul 10, There was no depth, no emotion, and nothing to make you believe or even annnette why Zoe would even get involved with Simon. But why did it have to be painful – all this change? My head hurts, my eyes are swollen and my face is red.
Not as powerful or as good as Blood and Chocolatebut still well worth reading. I’m usually nice, but this book. Nah never mind it’s not THAT rare. It seemed that at times the author was trying to get an important life lesson across to her teen readers, which is kind of where I was going with that comment.
Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Read my full review on Forever Young Adult. She took poetry workshops in college, but poetry was soon replaced by short stories once she graduated and started working in libraries.
I just about threw this book out my window when I finished it. But really that just set her up to be home alone Sometimes I feel like I can’t truly judge a book unless I finish the book. He just invites himself into her life. Klause writes teen alienation extremely well, and also tends to show pronounced sympathy with the monsters while keeping keenly conscious of the awareness that they are monsters; The Silver Kiss is no different here.
What does he like to do for fun? And then just you feel lonely and stupid you let him in. The Silver Kiss Apr 21, The relationship between Simon and Zoe is beautiful for all its brevity. A wish that things could be different. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. OK first thing this book has 4 stars from me not because it’s ckrtis best or because at the moment it was good. They know almost nothing about each other and all of a anntte there’s this all consuming love thing between them.
I found myself getting frustrated and bored with Kklause account of his past and how he came to be who he was while explaining it to Zoe. Zoe is having to face the fact that her mother is dying. Her mother is dying and she is trying to accept death with the help of Simon, the tortured vampire. This article about a children’s author from the United States is a stub. He’s just got all sorts of internal battles and it bleeds all over the page.
The Silver Kiss by Annette Curtis Klause
I really loved Simon. Several of her poems and a short story were published in anthologies and small magazine reviews, but it took several years of concerted effort to find her voice and her audience.
Feb 09, Sharon rated curtie it was ok Shelves: It’s okay to feel sad, and it’s okay to want support from those around you, but what I get from her that she wanted everyone to pity her and feel sorry for her and coddle her and say “Oh you poor poor baby” while she soaks it up.
Zoe is basically anorexic, but no one really says anything about it. Each of the chapters ended with “. Quotes from The Silver Kiss. The climax wasn’t very climax-y and the romance was so sparse that it didn’t make up for the lack of climax for me.
I’ll say one at least good thing.