Braced 2 Bite - Half-Blood Vampire, Bk 1 Author:Serena Robar Colby Blanchard is the popular cheerleader with the grades, the hunky boyfriend, and the homecoming crown in the bag. Then things go bad -- like turning-into-a-vampire bad. And complicating things is the fact that her orthodontist father has removed her canine teeth to give her a perfect smile, so she can't even do the vampire thing properly... more ». Luckily, he's fitting her with some new headgear so she can feed. (So now she's not just a vampire but a dork.)
This lighthearted debut will have Buffy fans of all ages laughing and shuddering as Colby battles the Vampire Council, resists her attraction to a fellow vamp, and hunts down the rogue bloodsucker who got her in this mess in the first place -- all while trying to snag a date for homecoming.« less
These are the Disney Channel vampires. I don't necessarily mean that in a bad way, but you can kind of see Miley Cyrus as Colby and Joe Jonas as Thomas and you can picture the broad double takes. A short, quick read (actual story text ends on page 192), it is light and fun and worth visiting. There is nothing in this first book that is unsuitable for younger preteens, although I am reading Fangs4Freaks now and it touches on more adult subjects.