Publish date: July 1st 2012
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
"A vampire who wants to go to high school? That's the stupidest thing I ever heard."Parodies of popular books tend to be thin, existing primarily for the purpose of the joke. As you might guess, Team Human satirizes Twilight. Yet it's also a complete story in itself, with strong themes about friends...
Well written, and a fun romp, but I just couldn't get into the story or care about the characters.
I’m usually dazzled whenever I read something by Sarah Rees Brennan, she is a very funny lady and it really shines through her writing. When I found out about her vampire parody novel Team Human I was instantly smitten. It took me a while to get my hands on this book but once it was in my possession...
I can clearly remember when Team Human was released because it was a book that definitely piqued my interest, not only because it seemed to poke fun at the typical YA vampire tropes, but also because I'd heard really good things about both authors. Needless to say, I will definitely be checking out ...
Really enjoyed the theme of love-- family, romantic, friendship-- which runs through this book. Also really enjoyed the delicate handling of prejudice, and the discussion of the joys of being human. It's rare that being human is something that's held up to admire, except in the Dr Who look-at-your-t...
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