Meehl Brian. Suck it up.

Author:Rohrlick, Paula
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review

MEEHL Brian. Suck it up. Random House, Delacorte. 336p. c2008. 978-0-385-73300-7. $15.99. (Lib. bdg: 978-0-385-90321-9. $18.99.) SA

Sixteen-year-old Morning McCobb is an unlikely vampire. For one thing, he's a vegan who uses a soy blood substitute. He was "turned" by accident, and he's a gawky geek, not beautiful like the other vampires. So Morning is startled but flattered when he's chosen by the head of the International Vampire League to be the first vampire to out himself to humans, who the immortal vampires call "Lifers." He sees it as a chance to become the superhero he's always dreaming of becoming. A determined human publicist named Penny Dredful takes on the task of...

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