Insatiable by Meg Cabot

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Author: Meg Cabot

Title: Insatiable

Genre: Fantasy, Romance

Publication Date: 2010

Number of Pages: 451

Geographical Setting: Romania; New York City

Time Period: Present

Plot Summary:Meena hates vampires; they are the taking over the world, one television show at a time.  Too bad her new boyfriend is a real vampire.  Not only a vampire, but the dark prince: Dracula’s eldest son.  She finds out soon enough when a vampire slayer shows up at her home demanding that she tell him where the vampire is.  Meena has unintentionally stepped right into the middle of a vampire civil war and both sides want her for themselves because, up until now, Meena has been keeping her own supernatural secret: she can predict people’s imminent deaths.  Too bad she can’t see her own.

Subject Headings: Vampires; Romania; New York City; Psychic; Death Prediction; Subway; Soap Operas; Bats; Countess; Dragon; Vatican; Rome; Joan of Arc; The Metropolitan Museum; St. George’s Church; Fire; Nuns

Appeal: Satirical, funny, quick paced, light-hearted, romantic.

3 terms that best describe this book: Funny, Vampire, New York City

3 Relevant Non-Fiction Works and Authors:

Vampires in Their Own Words by Michelle Belanger (Anthology of quotes from vampire characters)

Joan of Arc: The Image of Female Heroism by Marina Warner (Meena compares herself to Joan of Arc subconsciously)

Palatine Guard by Lambert M Tennoe and Mariam T Hensen (The Palatine guard in the book is a band of vampire slayers)

3 Relevant Fiction Works and Authors:

Bram Stoker’s Dracula (referenced many times in the novel)

James Patterson Witch and Wizard (quick, Supernatural, suspense, multiple points of view)

The Sookie Stackhouse Series (Witty, Strong female, fast reads)

~Angela Bennett

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