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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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Retrieved from ” https: They know almost nothing about each other and all of a sudden there’s this all consuming love thing between them. Annette Curtis Klause broke new ground in young adult literature with The Silver Kiss, a book that is at once “sexy, scaring, and moving,” according to Roger Sutton writing in the Bulletin of the Center for Anneette Books.

Solid example of an author’s first-time work; rough and slightly unfocused, with a promising heart. I liked some of the dramatic language and scenes, and especially Simon and Zoe’s first kiss, but it never really lead anywhere.

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This book opened up the door to my love for reading. I hadn’t really expected much out of The Silver Kiss because it seems like some people just don’t like it all that much. Yet he does understand how losing a mother can hurt so badly.

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To call this a romance might be an overstatement. Books by Annette Curtis Klause. The climax wasn’t very climax-y and the romance was so sparse that it didn’t make up for the lack of kluse for me. Refresh and try again. I know it was written in the 90’s but this book sucks so far: She does they kill the kid creator who killed boys mother.


A monster has taken the life of his mother and the monster he has become is forced to watch his father die from afar. There’s too much teen angst, too much self pity, too much selfishness, too much insta love, and too much of just everything teen.

You haven’t slept the whole night c I’ve never cried so hard after reading since Deathly Hallows. View all 3 comments. Tries to make out. The ending made me cry. The Silver Kiss is in some ways a suspense story as Simon tracks the murderer who is preying on women in Zoe’s hometown. That is how bland, and utterly boring this book came off. But really that just set her up to be home alone with the handsome, rakish, annftte soul mate of a vampire came and revealed himself cutris her.

Sadly it did not get any better. May 19, Alice Rachel rated it it was amazing. Quando si incontrano Simon e Zoe sono afflitti dagli stessi mali: Klause began sending her work out curtid magazines, collecting numerous rejection letters. In brief, Simon is a vampire, changed willingly but under false pretenses. You want something eternal to come out of it, but realize that that is not possible because of what Zoe is and what Simon is.

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She recalls that her first experience with creative writing occurred when she was incapacitated with a twisted ankle klakse age eight or nine. I’m happy to say most teen writers have moved away from sappy stories like this. Why did it mean losing people you love? Neither of the two main characters is perfect, both flawed and on occasion lacking common sense especially Simon during his final attempt at vengeance. He has killed some of his victims, although he feels regret that he has done so.


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I wish he had a happy ending but I agree with him. She remembered Simon’s clinging embrace.

Read my full review on Forever Young Adult. Zoe knows Simon’s story, but who is he really. When she was seven, Klause and annett family moved north to Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. English Choose a language for shopping. I’ll probably never read this one again, but it’s cover is nice so I’ll keep my edition I was pleasantly surprised at the new twist on an old tale.

Want to Read saving…. Zoe is wary when, in the dead of night, the beautiful yet frightening Simon comes to her house.

Not as powerful or as good as Blood and Chocolatebut still well worth reading.