Vanessa Shingle has a knack for choosing boyfriends who need fixing—the juvenile delinquent, the school cheat, the slacker….Then she meets Jean-Paul McClellan—the perfect project!
Vanessa is determined to find out Jean-Paul's story. Why would such a smart hunk waste his life as a janitor? She drags her best friend Stork on a nighttime mission to learn more. What she sees makes her blood run cold.
Suddenly, Vanessa's little New Mexico town is overrun by vampires—obnoxious ones at that. And Vanessa seems to be their target. Is Jean-Paul one of them? If so, why is he being so nice to her? When he talks about prophecies and legacies and Romania, what's he really up to?
Vanessa finds herself with a real situation to fix—and she stakes her life on being able to rise to the challenge.
|Publisher:||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Series:||My Boyfriend Is a Monster Series , #3|
|Sold by:||Barnes & Noble|
|File size:||55 MB|
|Note:||This product may take a few minutes to download.|
|Age Range:||12 - 17 Years|
About the Author
Aside from the books Dan Jolley has done for Lerner, he has also published a series of original YA novels called Alex Unlimited, as well as teen and junior novelizations for the movies Iron Man and Transformers 2. Dan has published hundreds of comic books from Marvel, DC, and most of the other major publishers in the country. Alitha Martinez is a veteran in the world of mainstream American superhero comics who has recently ventured into manga as well. Her exquisite attention to detail is a wonder to behold. Her work can be found in issues of Black Panther, Iron Man, Spider-Girl Battlebook: Streets of Fire, Shi, X-Men: Black Sun, Marvel Age: Fantastic Four, Voltron: Defender of the Universe, and NBC's Heroes. She is also the illustrator of Twisted Journeys #12: Kung Fu Masters. She lives in New York City.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
Vanessa Shingle had a "tendency to fix people." At least she tried. Every boyfriend she'd had since freshman year ended up being a catastrophic project of one sort or another. Billy ended up in a detention center, Lars ended up being sent to military school, and Eugene ended up as a drop-out who decided to dump her for being "too pushy." Perfectomundo ... not. The only steady in Vanessa's life was Stork, her best friend since the third grade. He was obsessed with body building and she wanted to re-build his life and make him into a linguistic genius, but he didn't want to be "fixed." Who did? Ravenfeather Brook, "The Brook" for short, was just another boring small town in New Mexico, but soon things would start to heat up. When Vanessa tagged along with her older sister Tracy to the local community college where she was studying to be an I.T. she met IT. Vanessa spotted Jean-Paul McClellan, the man who would add a little spice to her life. Tracy, who knew the routine by then, calmly claimed, "So you've found your new project then?" The only problem was that he was a janitor who lived in a trailer. Huh? Was this the man of her dreams? Vanessa would soon find out that Jean-Paul had a bit more going for him than just his looks when he actually saved her life in a freak accident. Turned out he was just as freaky as the accident. She was at a loss for words and thought to herself, "How do you make conversation when something completely inexplicable just happened?" Her new "project" was turning out to be a bit more than she bargained for when she actually saw him "sprout fangs and drink blood." Jean-Paul wasn't the only vampire that was out to get her. Would she able to withstand the onslaught of seven other vampires? Was Vanessa really up to dating a monster? Dark shadows fall over "The Brook" when it's invaded by vampires. Naturally Vanessa, like any young woman, is smitten by a man who is everything she dreamed of and then some. Young readers will be entranced by the story and will have a hard time putting it down as they wonder just what Jean-Paul is up to. This story is full of "yellow-eyed freaks," inexplicable goings on, and a mysterious disappearance ... all of which are a large draw for juvenile readers who enjoy freaky romances. The panels in this graphic novel are Gothic and dark, a feature that definitely adds to the story's appeal. This is one of several in the series "My Boyfriend is a Monster." Quill says: My boyfriend Bites is a light read that will especially appeal to the reluctant reader or those who love a good vampire story.