Thursday, January 27, 2011

Tantalize By Cynthia Leitich Smith

Vampires? Werewolves? Sign me up! Sadly I wasn't head over heals about Tantalize but I did enjoy it. Tantalize is the story of Quincie, a young woman, facing some challenges in life. Her parents died, leaving her and her uncle in charge of their restaurant. Quincie's best friend, crush, Kieren who's also a hybrid werewolf is leaving her to join a pack. So tons of angst, a new mysterious man, and murder. Ah kids these days.
I found myself shaking my head at poor Quincie. Girl doesn't make good choices. Not that she had a lot of options but seriously. Girl was drunk for the whole middle of the book. And no one stopped her or asked her what was wrong. Geesh. I'd hope for better friends than that. Or maybe teens are just drunk a lot more than I was back in my day. Maybe I'm just old.
Overall light, fun read. Definitely for those vamp/werewolf lovers out there. Other who shared their thoughts: Mundie MomsThere's A Book and Girls In The Stacks.
This is my first read for 2011 YA Reader Challenge and the first for 2011 Support Your Local Library Challenge.


  1. Who know how much they drink, I was a good girl so I do not know :)

  2. I don't read much YA to begin with and this one just doesn't sounds like it's worth adding to the list.

  3. I'm shallow because I want to read it just because I love the cover!


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