"LOL funny." -Girls LifeA Huffington Post Best Children''s Book of 2018A middle schooler comes head-to-head with his vampire slayer crush in this laugh-out-loud funny graphic novel that''s a perfect coming-of-age story for anyone who''s ever felt too young, too small, or too average.It''s the beginning of the new school year and AJ feels like everyone is changing but him. He hasn''t grown or had any exciting summer adventures like his best friends have. He even has the same crush he''s harbored for years. So AJ decides to take matters into his own hands. But how could a girl like Nia Winters ever like plain vanilla AJ when she only has eyes for vampires? When AJ and Nia are paired up for a group project on Transylvania, it may be AJ''s chance to win over Nia''s affection by dressing up like the vamp of her dreams. And soon enough he''s got more of Nia''s attention than he bargained for when he learns she''s a slayer. Now AJ has to worry about self-preservation while also trying to save everyone he cares about from a real-life threat lurking in the shadows of Spoons Middle School.
Whitney Gardner is an author, illustrator, and coffee addict. Originally from New York, she studied design and worked as an art teacher and school librarian before moving to Victoria, British Columbia, where she lives by the Salish Sea with her husband and two pugs. In the rare moment Whitney isn’t writing or drawing, she’s likely to be reading comics, knitting, or roasting coffee. She is the author of the YA novels You’re Welcome, Universe and Chaotic Good, as well as the creator of Fake Blood and Long Distance and the illustrator for Debbie Levy’s Becoming RBG.