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Cryptic Cravings (Vampire Kisses Series #8)

Cryptic Cravings (Vampire Kisses Series #8)

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by Ellen Schreiber

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Jagger plans to open a new club in Dullsville.

But is it Raven's dream come true or a nightmare?

The morbidly monotonous Dullsville has finally become the most exciting place on earth, now that Raven is madly in love with Alexander and a crew of vampires has taken residence in Dullsville's old mill. But Raven can't decide whether Jagger's plan to open a new


Jagger plans to open a new club in Dullsville.

But is it Raven's dream come true or a nightmare?

The morbidly monotonous Dullsville has finally become the most exciting place on earth, now that Raven is madly in love with Alexander and a crew of vampires has taken residence in Dullsville's old mill. But Raven can't decide whether Jagger's plan to open a new club, the Crypt, is a good one. Can Raven convince Jagger to listen to her plans to make the Crypt the morbidly magnificent party space it could be? Will it be safe for mortals and vampires alike?

And as Sebastian and Luna's relationship heats up, Raven wonders about her own amorous fate: Will Alexander ever turn her? Does he crave her and does he want to spend eternity together? And what does she really want?

Editorial Reviews

Children's Literature - Kirsten Shaw
Sixteen-year-old goth girl Raven Madison is looking forward to quietly celebrating her seventeenth birthday with her vampire boyfriend Alexander. She desperately hopes he will give her what she wants more than anything and turn her into a vampire. However, Alexander's friends have other plans. Raven and Alexander discover Jagger and his crew never left Dullsville, as they promised they would. They are now planning to open up a hip new dance club, The Crypt, for the Dullsville teens. Raven is suspicious that Jagger has an ulterior motive for opening up the club, one that may put the people of Dullsville in danger. Worse, she fears that the vampire population will be discovered and the love of her life will be driven out of town. Schreiber puts a light-hearted, if not humorous spin on the paranormal romance. Although Raven is immature in many aspects and lacks much depth it is hard not to become fond of her singularity, tenderness, and warmth. She is an oddity in her little town of Dullsville, but remains true to who she is. Readers may want to be familiar with the series to understand the back stories of the many characters, but it is not necessary as there is enough background information provided so as not to leave out new readers Book eight in the "Vampire Kisses" series. Reviewer: Kirsten Shaw

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HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
Vampire Kisses Series , #8
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Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author

Ellen Schreiber was an actress and a stand-up comedienne before becoming a writer. She is the author of the first two books about Celeste and Brandon, Once in a Full Moon and Magic of the Moonlight, as well as Teenage Mermaid, Comedy Girl, Vampire Kisses, Vampire Kisses 2: Kissing Coffins, Vampire Kisses 3: Vampireville, Vampire Kisses 4: Dance with a Vampire, Vampire Kisses 5: The Coffin Club, Vampire Kisses 6: Royal Blood, Vampire Kisses 7: Love Bites, Vampire Kisses 8: Cryptic Cravings, and Vampire Kisses 9: Immortal Hearts. She is also the author of the fully illustrated manga series about Raven and Alexander, Vampire Kisses: Blood Relatives and Vampire Kisses: Graveyard Games.

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Cryptic Cravings 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 242 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
OK ALL OF YOU PEOPLE SAYING THAT ELLENS TACKY OR IMPRACTICAL NEED TO SHUT UP!!!!!!! Ellen schrieber is an amazing author and you need to realize that, and Raven isnt immature, shes a kid and ellen can do what ever she wants with these books because there heres so if you want to judge her with commets like that than WRITE YOUR OWN BOOK!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The ninth book comes out May 15, 2012! It is called Immortal Hearts! Thank you very much to the fans of vampire kisses!
Book_GirlKL More than 1 year ago
this series is my all time favorite!!! hurry up and get in store i have been craving book #8. gonna buy the first copy out of the box!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is THE best book EVER!!!!!!!!!! READ THE WHOLE SEIRES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Joliada More than 1 year ago
Always great reading ellen schreiber. She does it again with her charming characters and wonderful story!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book was very interesting it put tears to my eyes, yeah it nay sound like im over exaderating which i probably am, i courgae ppl to read this book.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved this story and i was sad it ended. I cant wait to get the next book!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love this book
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing!!!!!!!!!! I love this series so much!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Definitley a good read
MidnightCat90 More than 1 year ago
Im reading this book at the moment so far i love it, nice romance it keeps you reading good for those that don't like to read hard books, easy to understand the story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Amazing book if you like vampire romance. I could not put this down. Its a series too! Trust me once you read the first book you will not be able to put this down. I recommend this to vampire novel lovers
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Yet another awesome book in the vampire kisses series. I loved all the laughs in this book just as much as i loved all the serious moments. This was packed with suprises and i loved it and reccomend this book to anyone looking for a very good read. I cant wait for the next book! Hurry ellen hurry!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ellen Schreiber's Vampire Kisses series is my all time favorite. This book brings back all the great characters in another funny and romantic book. I am soooooo happy Ellen decided to add a 9th and 10th book to the series because the end of this fangtastic read leaves you wanting more.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
HIGHLY RECCOMENDED!!!!!!!!!!!her books are amazing! im hooked on the vampire kisses series! i dont read at all but i found it one day rushing to get a book in the library at school and found this! i just finished book 7 and im soooo HOOKED! like whats gonna happen next? so amazing and such a good series! i'd love to meet ellen and personally thank her for making this series. it got me to actually read! 
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This is the best book ever! I couldnt put it down. I read it in one day! If i read books on one day then that means im in love with the book. Great job Ellen Schreiber! You go girl
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Who ever wrote the WOW thing is really stuped and by the way were all teens ingods eyes.And plus the series that she recomended is putred.So if you can't say nothing nice at all don't say nothing at all. Who ever said that I hope it gets to him or her cause they can shut the f.... up! I love the book ;) :(
Alecsuhs More than 1 year ago
Wow. I have to say... This series is getting terrible. It's only good of your age 10- 13 it's the da,e thing over and over again. Alexander hasn't turned a raven. raven whines every ten seconds her and Becky don't really seem to be best friends considering neither of them can have a conversation without talking about themselves. Ellen Schneider isn't a very good writer, she uses the word nefarious literally over 20 times I'm the book. It don't care what happens to anyone but alexander. He seems to be the only one that's not 2 dimensional. Oh and the fact that she continues to use the same villains over and over again is irritating. Again, I suggest not reading unless you're a little preteen with no good taste  like the little girl who commented that people who don't like the book need to "shut up" . If you want someone mature with a good storyline read The Morganville vampires series. That series completely destroys this sad piece of work. 
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Cryotic (Cry) Bangalter •~• Age:17 •~• Orentaition: Striaght •~• Status: I will keep updatng this on next result•~• Looks: Messy Black Hair. Wears A white hoodie, black tee shirt, white skinny jeans, and black hightop chuck taylor all stars. HAZEL eyes. Cute. Skinny. 5'11. 132 lbs. •~• Personality: Nice, Funny, not particularly aggressive, fun. Loves the color white. Outgoing. •~• Roleplays: Scarlet Letter...Emo...Camp halfblood.•~• Other: Born in Florida, raised in Kentucky. Doesnt care much for sports but when he does its UK basketball. Plays guitar. Sings. Can sneak around...REALLY WELL! Writes music & composes it. French roots. Loves the color white. (What do you mean I already said that? O_O Loves music. Likes punk...screamo...rock...house...acid house...techno...dubstep...punk rock...electronica...reggae...gargage. ANYTHING I MISSED WILL BE UPDATED ON NEXT RESULTS AS WELL AS MY RELATIONSHIP STATUS!
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Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I liked the first 4 books. But this is being dragged on. Can't A will turn R already? Even Edward turned Bella faster than this. I bought this and now my money is wasted. Just freakin turn her already! The series is now killing me. If R isn't turned in the next book, I swear to f***ing god, Ellen I will host a book burning party. Ur the special guest. Goddammit and fuc*shi*. Peace out.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Ellen was the first author that was able to get me addicted to a book when I swore I hated them. Yea the first 5 or 6 are great but it really get old quick. She just keeps adding people that don't really matter and is streching the story line to long. It reallu does ruin a series if you take baby steps for each book you publish. I wish alexander would bite raven already its getting rather annoying. Even Edward made a compromise and bit bella in less than 8 books. Come on ellen give the readers something to talk about.