Category: Young Adult Fiction
Description: Darius Hunter is a bullied high school freshman. When he drinks Blood Orange Soda to transform into a Vampire and earn respect, he soon learns life as a Vampire has its own challenges.
Set in the future on the rural landscape of St. Cloud, Minnesota where pre-Vampire teens are required by the government to take a daily Red pill to prevent their urge to bite, Blood Orange Soda is a coming of age story of love, life and death.
Author: James Michael Larranaga writes about corporate crimes and conspiracies. Much of the author’s inspiration takes a “truth is stranger than fiction” approach and his novels are based loosely on real crimes and events.
James’ Local Library: Carver County Library
Winners will be announced at the 2021 Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference.