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Girls That Growl (Blood Coven Vampire #3)

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Rayne McDonald thought getting into the Blood Coven was the hard part. But now there's a new breed of trouble in town...and the former slayer and her vampire boyfriend may be the only ones who can stop it.

Now that she's an official vampire and full-fledged member of The Blood Coven, Rayne assumes her vampire slaying days are over. Sure, she doesn't have any vampire powers...more
Paperback, 256 pages
Published October 2nd 2007 by Berkley Trade
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Lucia
This is the third book in this series, and although I don't think that it was as good as the first two, it was still pretty good. I like that these series always ends off on a point that leaves you hanging and wanting to read the next book. They give away a little to make you interested, but they don't tell you everything right away. Another thing that I really like about this book is that there is always something that the main character has to fix, or something she has learned about themselves...more
Karin
Rayne McDonald has a complicated life, not that she didn't ask for it. She went through the a complicated process of applying to become a vampire by taking classes, keeping a Blog of her process, and getting her blood tested in order to match her with her blood mate. It wasn't her fault that her dreams of becoming a vampire were destroyed when her assigned blood mate accidentally bit her identical twin sister instead of her. It takes a while, but everything gets back to normal until she finds ou...more
Ruth Violet
wow. i loved this book. teenage angst. it takes you back to high school and all the crap you had to put up with. i love the character of rayne she is awesome. she is vampire, plus vampire-slayer. wow. that is something. this book has everything. vampires,lycans,cheerleaders. when she cried i cried. she has anger issues,but she has alot to deal with as well. there's mystery scary moments and romance. but it all comes out good in the end. wonderful book. i kinda of read in backwards order, this is...more
Sammy
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WHAT I THOUGHT:
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MY REVIEW:

She is funny, sarcastic and a bad ass chick. So what happened to her in this book!? Rayne was constantly talking about her self and how much she hates life. "I hate every one, I hate the world, everyone hates me...," this is all Rayne said and it got very annoying. Another thing that annoyed me was her relationship with Jareth! I mean was it even a relationship? There weren't any romantic scenes, kiss...more
Amanda
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Intrigued by Romance
This is the third installment of the series. I finished this book in 1 day. The story is well written and the characters are relateable. In this book Rayne is a Slayer and a Vamp and now is part of Slayer Inc. She sets out to find a cure for her Cheerleader friends (Yes, I did say Cheerleader....you see Rayne becomes a Cheerleader...Goth Girl). Anyways her Cheerleader friends have a dark secret (which Rayne finds out), and she needs to help them before something else happens. With the help of he...more
♡ Arianna ♡
Some spoilers ahead (i read this books while ago)

I started this book with HIGH expectations because I've been loving this series so far, and Rayne is so funny and amazing, and I loved her on Stake That, she's a bad ass girl.

But in this book.... WHAT HAPPEN TO THAT GIRL?!?!
Seriously, I couldn't stand Rayne.
She was all the time talking about herself and her feelings, and she was like: "I hate everyone, they hate me, I hate me, I have no friends..".
Agggh!!

And her relationship with Jareth? Forget...more
Amanda
Feb 16, 2011 Amanda rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Everyone
Recommended to Amanda by: nobody
In the third installment of the Blood Coven series we join Rayne again as something new....A Vampire...A Vampire Vampire Slayer but not only that..a cheerleader???? I know what your thinking Rayne a cheerleader? yeah right! but its true...at least half true, this is all part of another Slayer inc assignment you see someone has complained about hearing growling coming from the girls locker room and two star football players have disappeared without a trace. As if that wasn't enough she has other...more
Starry
When we first met Rayne McDonald, she was getting ready to become a vampire, only to have those dreams taken away from her when the guy who was supposed to transform her bit her twin sister instead. Then she discovered that her destiny wasn't to become a vampire but to slay the bad ones. So she then joined Slayer, Inc. to fulfill her destiny, only to have one of her missions bite back -- literally. And the vampire who bit her, Maverick, infected her with a virus, and the only way to be saved was...more
Amy
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Bella (Cheezyfeet Books)
Girls That Growl is the third book in the Blood Coven series by Mari Mancusi. In this one, Rayne has to find out what has happened to the football team's best quarterback, and find out why the cheerleaders have been heard growling. It's funny, it's good, and you won't be able to stop reading!
In this book, Rayne is finally a vampire, though she has no vampire powers. She has no super strength, no vampire powers at all, apart from immortality and the ability to send out telepathic messages to oth...more
Sara
Girls that Growl by Mari Mancusi is the third book in the Blood Coven Vampire series. This book again follows Rayne the Vampire Slayer as she is forced to infiltrate the cheerleading squad to find out why their football player boyfriends have gone missing. Rayne makes the cheerleading squad and find that the cheerleaders have been turned into werewolves. Through all of this Rayne's relationship with Jareth is on rocky ground and her life is slowly spinning out of control.

Mancusi again does a fan...more
Donna
Heads and tails (har har) better than Boys That Bite. Rayne isn't anywhere near as insufferable as Sunny was and holy crap! She's smart and deep! Yay for substance! Aside from the fact that she could be a downright bitch for no reason other than to keep up her Goth girl image, there's no doubt you get to see her morph into a better person throughout the course of the book. There's more going on in her head than going to prom with some jock guy and she's torn between more than extremely superfici...more
Connie Garcia
The 3rd book in The Blood Coven Novel has Rayne who has (YES!!) gotten her wish in becoming a Vampire thanks to her Blood Mate Jareth. Rayne without any choice from Slayer Inc is being and I mean forced to become what would make any normal blood reded teenager happy. (Get it Blood Reded) LOL ..Rayne is given the mission to become wait for it.. wait for it.. (Cheerleader!!) I mean yeah I was friends with them when I was in school but having to dress up in those outfits "uggh" no way no how. Rayne...more
Bluerose's  Heart
The narrator talks like she’s walking thru the mall with her best friend, which I find annoying at times. We’re all different, though, and this may be what makes you really like this book.
While the plot was decent and kept me entertained, it wasn’t my favorite read. It’s a short book, so you can probably get thru this in a few hours. I found it somewhat interesting that the author seemed to be sending good messages throughout the book, but then at one point Rayne start smoking, claiming she want...more
JennRenee

Review:

I can't say it enough.. I love this series! Another great addition to the series, Girls that Growl is funny, action packed, and of course a whole lot fun with some pretty hot vamps and some kick butt heroines. I just can't get enough.


Long Story Short:

Rayne is now a vampire slaying no powers vamp and she is given a mission, she must become a cheerleader. haha... now that is funny. Something strange is going on with the cheerleaders and boys are disappearing. Rayne is given the task to joi...more
Erica
3.5 stars

I really enjoyed this installment in the Blood Coven series more than the last. I found the characters to be more developed and the plot had more of a push to it.

I really found myself enjoying this book a lot more. I felt the plot had a point to reach and a bit more motive behind it than the previous book. There were several sub plots all going at once, and I really liked that.

Rayne was a character I found easier to like. In the last book, I found her underdeveloped and unlikable, but i...more
Serah
THIS WEEK MY TOTAL WAS 3HRS 10/10/11
10/18/11-10/22/11 Total for this week is 2hrs and 30 mins.
Rayne gets really sick because she had gotten infected with the disease that the evil vampire was trying to spread and kill all of the vampires in charge so that he could be the leader of all of them. Magnus almost got infected because the guy had gotten Magnus's blood donors infected. If Magnus were to drink the blood then he would of gotten really sick lost all of his powers and die. And dead Magnus...more
Mikaela
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Liliana ♥s Mythology
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Oh this Rayne...I don't think she'll ever stop surprising me: First a vampire slayer, and now a vampire?? A vampire vampire slayer? She's got quite a few titles there, now doesn't she?

Her next assignment as the slayer: figure out why the cheerleading squad has been heard...growling. Very, very strange. What Rayne must do: infiltrate the squad to find out what the heck is going on.....in other words, she has to join the cheerleading team O.O *gasp* I know... Rayne...more
Jessica
As with the other books in the Blood Coven Vampire series, this one starts out with a recap of the previous book. Yes my friends, that means that even if you happened to pick this book up out of sequence, you'd still know what is going on. Isn't that fabulous? I thought so! Of course you'd then want to go and pick up the other two books before this. I'm sure you'd be craving more Magnus, more Rayne and much much more Jareth. Sexy vampires anyone?

This installment of Rayne and Sunny's misadventure...more
Rhonda
In the third installment of Mancusi's Blood Coven Vampire series, Rayne is faced with her biggest challenge yet. As "the slayer", her newest task is to figure out why it is that the cheerleading squad is growling. In order to do so she must get close to the cheerleaders, and as ANY teenager knows, the only way to get close to a cheerleader is to BE a cheerleader! Rayne seeks out her sister Sunny's help in a “prep” makeover so that she can try out for the cheerleading squad in hopes of becoming o...more
 Soph - Lock&Key
youch lol, I didnt think it was possible for one of these books to get more then three stars! But yet again I am blown away by the most unlikly book.

It seems strange, I am shocked! I read this book because I wanted something fluffy with no meaning. Yes it was still fluffy but this book went deeper. I actually started to feel something other than the urge to laugh at how light the books is.

this book was still pradictable, but not in a bad way like the others. One thing I didnt like though was the...more
Jennifer Wardrip
Reviewed by Randstostipher "tallnlankyrn" Nguyen for TeensReadToo.com

When we first met Rayne McDonald, she was getting ready to become a vampire, only to have those dreams taken away from her when the guy who was supposed to transform her bit her twin sister instead. Then she discovered that her destiny wasn't to become a vampire but to slay the bad ones. So she then joined Slayer, Inc. to fulfill her destiny, only to have one of her missions bite back -- literally. And the vampire who bit her,...more
Mandy Alexander
I really enjoyed this installment in the Blood Coven series more than the last. I found the characters to be more developed and the plot had more of a push to it.

I really found myself enjoying this book a lot more. I felt the plot had a point to reach and a bit more motive behind it than the previous book. There were several sub plots all going at once, and I really liked that.

Rayne was a character I found easier to like. In the last book, I found her underdeveloped and unlikable, but in Girls T...more
Kim Jones
The Blood Coven- Series is one I enjoyed right from the beginning. The idea of Goth-girl Rayne and how she wants to become a vampire was really interesting but nothing that really stood out of the crowd of vampire-books. And that crowd is big these days.
The Protagonists of this books, Rayne and Sunny McDonald are of course lovely. I mean, the names? Just cute.
When Rayne finally has the chance to become a vampire, things start to go down. The Bloodmate she shall have, the hot Vampireleader Magnu...more
Shelley aka Gizmo's Reviews
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♥TaylorSquared♥
OMG. loved it. Rayne and Jareth are perf together. Not as cool as Magnus and Sunny, but still perf. I can't believe though that she tried out for cheerleading. Cheerleading. But hey, it's for her 'job' so I understand why. I hope Cait becomes Rayne's friend. After all, it's thanks to Rayne that Cait's getting help. Need more Sunny and Magnus scenes. Love each of them! They each belong together. Rayne with Jareth and Magnus with Sunny.
Alex
I'm still enjoying this cute and fluffy series, but this one seemed a little "off". We're still narrated by Rayne (which makes me happy) but the whole premise of her blog/journal is completely gone. Instead it's just a story in first person, which didn't really fit with the 2nd book. In addition, she is much more annoying about her Goth proclamations in this one.

I don't usually harp much on editing mistakes, but this book had countless sentences where I would turn the page and we'd be in anothe...more
Aik Chien 인첸

Mari added another paranormal creature in this book, the werewolves. It was interesting at first, with Rayne blackmailing the cheer-leading team captain who was once her BFF to get into the group. Not that she likes it, she just wants to find out the truth behind the mysterious disappearances of two football players. I was a little perturbed by the way she treats Jareth in this book. She is spiteful and irritable, and no matter what Jareth does, she feels that he is stupid and does not act like...more
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Mari Mancusi used to wish she could become a vampire back in high school. But she ended up in another blood sucking profession --journalism -- instead. Today she works as a freelance TV producer and author of books for teens and adults.

When not writing about creatures of the night, Mari enjoys traveling, cooking, goth clubbing, watching cheesy horror movies, and her favorite guilty pleasure--vide...more
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“Rayne, why is it you feel the need to argue with every single thing I say?"
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