September 11, 2012
September 11, 2012
Pearl is your typical sixteen-year-old vampire?until the night a unicorn stabs her through the heart with his horn. Oops. Now she's experiencing a number of alarming symptoms: noticing her own reflection, feeling sympathy for a human victim, and being able to withstand the sun. Pearl's immunity to sunlight thrills her family, who enroll her in high school so she can lure home tasty friends. Pearl quickly discovers that high school is very similar to vampire culture with its rigid rules, clear social hierarchy, and a might-makes-right attitude. But having a conscience makes it hard to cope with an evil plot the Vampire King has in store for the local humans. Will Pearl overcome her bloodsucking instincts in favor of her newly acquired conscience? This acerbic antidote to other vampire romances is rife with gorgeous vampires, handsome were-unicorns, high school drama, and lots of action!
This acerbic antidote to other vampire romances is rife with gorgeous vampires, handsome were-unicorns, high school drama, and lots of action!
Filled with witty, wry commentary on popular culture, and endless moments of hilarity, this young adult vampire novel is quite different from the usual fare. At 16, Pearl is happily ensconced in a vampire family and has no compunction feeding on humans. But when she's stabbed through the chest with by a unicorn horn, everything changes. Not only can she stand sunlight, but she can see her reflection, and worst of all, starts feeling concerned about humans. However, her family is thrilled with the change and enrolls her at high school so she can collect tasty snacks for the upcoming event of the year, the Vampire King's Fealty Ceremony. What's a vampire with a conscience to do?
Genre: Juvenile Fiction, Fiction + Literature Themes, Fiction + Literature Genres
Sub-Genre: Family / General, General, Types of Characters, Horror, Love + Romance
- Genre: Fiction + Literature Genres, Fiction + Literature Themes, Juvenile Fiction
- Subgenre: Family / General, Horror, Types of Characters, Love + Romance, General
- Age: Teen
- Language: English
- Author: Sarah Beth Durst
- Online Item #: 14249860
- Store Item Number (DPCI): 248-80-8649
- ISBN: 9781442423749
- Item can be gift wrapped.
- Made in the USA or Imported