Jane Jones

Worst. Vampire. Ever.

By Caissie St Onge
(Ember, Paperback, 9780375868917, 230pp.)

Publication Date: May 10, 2011

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For Jane Jones, being a vampire is nothing like you read about in books. In fact, it kind of sucks. She's not beautiful, she's not rich, and she doesn't "sparkle." She's just an average, slightly nerdy girl from an ordinary suburban family (who happens to be vampires.) Jane's from the wrong side of the tracks (not to mention stuck in the world's longest awkward phase), so she doesn't fit in with the cool vampire kids at school or with the humans kids. To top it all off, she's battling an overprotective mom, a clique of high school mean girls (the kind who really do have fangs), and the most embarrassing allergy in the history of the undead, she's blood intolerant. So no one's more surprised than Jane when for the first time in her life, things start to heat up (as much as they can for a walking corpse, anyway) with not one, but two boys. Eli's a geeky, but cute real-live boy in her history class, and Timothy is a beautiful, brooding bloodsucker, who might just hold the key to a possible "cure" for vampirism. Facing an eternity of high school pressure, fumbling first dates, or a mere lifetime together with Timothy, what's a 90-something year-old teen vampire to do?

Fans of the Vladmir Tod Chronicles, You are So Undead to Me, and Jessica's Guide to Dating on the Dark Side will feast on this deliciously readable, smart, and fantastically funny debut.

About the Author
Caissie St. Onge and Alan Katz are five-time Emmy nominated writers for The Rosie O' Donnell Show. Caissie and Alan were responsible for conceptualizing and scripting comedy material, audience games, taped and live sketches, and other special elements. They both wrote for: The 1999 and 2000 Grammy Awards, The 2998 and 2000 Tony Awards, ABC's A Rosie Christmas special and HBO's Kids Are Punny special. Caissie also spent three years as a staffer on The Late Show with David Letterman. Alan has written for ABC, Nick at Nite, Fox, and Disney, among others, and has authored several humor and children's books, including Take Me Out of the Bathtub and Other Silly Dilly Songs (Margaret K. McElderry Books, May 2001).
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