Thirsty by M.T. Anderson

Thirsty

byM.T. Anderson

Kobo ebook | March 2, 2010

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All Chris really wants is to be a normal kid to hang out with his friends avoid his parents and get a date with Rebecca Schwartz. Unfortunately Chris appears to be turning into a vampire. So while his hometown performs an ancient ritual that keeps Tchmuchgar the Vampire Lord locked in another world Chris desperately tries to save himself from his own vampiric fate. He needs help but whom can he trust? A savagely funny tale of terror teen angst suspense and satire from celebrated FEED author M. T. Anderson.

Title:ThirstyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 2, 2010Publisher:Candlewick PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0763651540

ISBN - 13:9780763651541

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Hilarious and Poignant Anderson strikes a balance between teenage absurdity and adult morality, where grey areas rule the day. Thirsty provides great commentary on persecution of "others".
Date published: 2014-02-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Surprisingly good! I picked up Thirsty randomly, and I have to say that I really liked it. I didn't have very high expectations at first, but once I started, I found I couldn't stop reading. I had to find out what happened to Chris and his friends. Though, the ending was kind of a cliffhanger. If the ending was a bit different, or if there's a sequel I don't know about, then maybe this book could have gotten a 5 from me. Overall, not too bad. :)
Date published: 2009-06-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from a unique tale! This book was diffrent than any other vampire books that ive read. For one, it was not a love story like twilight or vampire kisses and it was very very descriptive. i thought personally that it was a bit slow in the beginning but like every book it was thrilling in some parts (like when he starts to change into a vampire) i wish the ending was more well written becuase i wanted to know what happend to chris.....
Date published: 2008-06-30
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Takes awhile to get into but pays off at the end. I found this book slow to get into but I really did enjoy it in the end. It is such a different take on the vampire book. Vampires, fairies, other unhumans exist. When bodies start showing up, people stop going out so much at night. If a vampire gets caught, they get lynched. Chris is starting to turn into a vampire - he has no idea why - he's never been bitten. He is so thirsty. Then Chris meets Chet - a celestial being working for the Forces of Light - and Chris has to make a choice. Become a vampire or try to save the world. Chris is so alone in this book. The feelings of becoming a vampire mirror so much teen angst and isolation felt by normal teens. It is so different that it is worth the slow pacing at the start of the book. I really did like it in the end.
Date published: 2008-02-04
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Good Book! This is a really good book, I just think that the ending was stupid and i hope they make another book as a second to explain the ending better if the author dosen't then I think the author could have ended it differently.
Date published: 2008-02-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from I was Thirsty for more! Well, Thirsty is the story of Chris, and his challenges once he figures out that he is turning into a vampire. It was bloody, exciting, and thrilling, and I could not put it down. Thirsty was AWESOME.
Date published: 2008-01-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Delicious read I absolutely loved this book. I have read it about 5 times since I got it. It was suspensful, and gave the reader insight into how someone might feel about becoming non-human, but it wasn't biased about hating things that are different, as many books are. I felt that this was also a much more mature theme for this author to explore. This book was throughly satifying and a delicious read. Though it made me kinda thristy ^_^!
Date published: 2006-11-16
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Disgustingly Barable I don't usually have many negative comments about books, especially vampire books. But this was terrible, it was so random, and unbelievably confusing. Yet, you just keep reading. I think it's just curiosity that keeps you reading. But its probably the worst Vampire book I've ever read.
Date published: 2006-10-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thirsty This book was enthralling. From the moment I picked it up, the pages just flew by and before I knew it, I had finished it. Many teenagers in our society can relate to this book, even though most aren't turning into a vampire. This book was well written and had a haunting conclusion and I'll definately read it again and recommend it to my friends!
Date published: 1999-05-30