Suck It Up and Dieby Brian Meehl
It's nearly the first anniversary of American Out Day, the historic day on which the Leaguer/i>
Nearly two years after Suck It Up, all Morning McCobb wants is to complete his training at the NY Fire Academy and to stay head over heels in love with Portia for as long as the chronology-crossed lovers can, given that she's now eighteen and he's stalled at sixteen.
It's nearly the first anniversary of American Out Day, the historic day on which the Leaguer vampires of America began going mainstream without going bloodstream on their fellow mortal citizens.
The tension between Morning's wish for a simple, out of the spotlight life, and Portia's cinematic obsession with historic events escalates to the breaking point when a super-sinister vampire rises from the grave with a powerful thirst, for revenge.
"A year has passed since America Out Day, the day on which awkward 16-year-old vampire Morning McCobb led other vampires in their quest to integrate peaceably into everyday human life. This book defies any efforts to give it a genre label. Action and suspense abound, with a little romance thrown in for good measure. Between the soy-based blood substitute favored by vegan vampires and terms like 'dentis eruptus,' Meehl fabricates a vampire experience that is not only laugh-out-loud funny but nuanced as well."
- Random House Children's Books
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- Age Range:
- 12 Years
Meet the Author
Brian Meehl is the award-winning author of five novels, including the vampire comedies, Suck It Up and Suck It Up and Die. He enjoyed a successful career writing for television, winning three Emmys, and performing Muppets on "Sesame Street" and in Jim Henson films, including "The Dark Crystal." While he's currently finishing up the next two books in his Blowback trilogy, Brian welcomes visitors to his websites, blowbacktrilogy.com and brianmeehl.com.
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Suck It Up, the first story about these fabulous characters was a ‘showstopper’ when it came to YA fiction, so it was an absolute thrill to see the continuation of Morning McCobb’s new life. Morning made the news a while back and has become the poster child for the International Vampire League. The IVLeague (isn’t that cute?) are the ones who brought vampires into the public eye and made sure that they were seen as ‘a minority with special needs’ instead of actual killers that one had to run like heck from. But it’s been one year since Morning was carrying all this on his shoulder - one year since vamps came out of the closet - and he now wants the fame to go away so he can live a normal life. His true love - EB, in fact, eternal beloved - is Portia Dredful. She is an up and coming documentary-ist. Her mother is extremely obnoxious and also the agent for Rachel, who was a major vamp warrior and is now the top TV personality in the world with her reality show, “The Shadow.” The U.S. is about to pass a law that gives vamps equal rights. Now, there are major anti-vamp protestors who are staging a protest at the vamps parade in the City. One protestor is a strict ‘for the people’ woman who sides with the MOP (Mortals Only Party) and joins up with a fanged one in order to get the vamp rights bill shot down. As far as she’s concerned, vamps should be put into internment camps because they’re the enemy. Well…this certain stranger is not only there to ruin vamp rights. In fact, he’s there to avenge his very own hate crime and has his mind set on destroying Morning. He puts together a very artful way of taking Morning down; by turning Portia against him, getting him kicked out of firefighter school which is Morning’s big dream, and basically claiming everything Morning loves. In addition, the president of the IVLeague has disappeared, handing the whole enchilada over to Morning. Why? Because he has found out something that may just change vamps forever. This writer is beyond hysterical; this whole world he has created with the poor vamps having to drink only artificial blood substitutes or properly milked animal blood; the extremists who are actually called ‘wanna-bleeds’ who are all for consensual bloodlust happening in the back rooms where the law can’t find them - each and every page has something new, interesting and laugh-out loud funny. All this reader wishes is that Morning could have a new adventure every single month! Quill Says: Forget Bella and Edward…THIS is the vamp book to fall in love with!
love love love Suck It Up and die. Been waiting for the sequel to Suck It Up and it was totally worth it. Suck it up and get it now! 5 stars