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Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story (1995)

by Christopher Moore

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This book was well written but I just never connected with the characters. The two main characters just fit the stereo typical dumb young type. I disliked Thomas and his "boy" antics, his friends just as irritating. Jody, well she becomes a vampire unwillingly, she struggles with the blood need, kind of. She feels lonely, she needs somebody that can understand her needs, after only a couple of weeks ??? She never gives the another a chance. I started liking it more towards the end, then everything switched back ?!?!? Needless to say I hated the ending, and I did not like the characters, but I still enjoyed it. ( )
  TheYodamom | Jan 29, 2016 |
Ha Ha Ha...this was so funny (as are most of Moore's books). It was a great romance, fast paced and intelligently written. ( )
  Auntie-Nanuuq | Jan 18, 2016 |
The morning after Jody is attacked by a mysterious stranger, she wakes up under a dumpster in an alley to discover that something is definitely not right. Eventually she figures out that she has been turned into a vampire, and she recruits aspiring author C. Thomas Flood to help her adjust to her new lifestyle. Since it's a Christopher Moore book, it goes without saying that chaos and hilarity ensue.

This wasn't his best book, but it also wasn't his worst. I'm not a huge fan of vampire novels, but this one seemed to start out slow for me. I also didn't think it was as funny and well-written as Lamb and Fool. I do have to say that I loved Tommy's coworkers, The Animals, and I also really enjoyed the Emperor and his "men" (but then, I always love a story with a good dog or two in it). ( )
  AmandaL. | Jan 16, 2016 |
How to have fun with vampires... freeze them, burn them, stab them with a stick? Fun read. The Animals are my kind of people! ( )
  bouldermimi | Jan 13, 2016 |
I keep saying I'm not a big Christopher Moore fan, but I keep liking some of his stuff. This was a fun one. I listened to it, and the narrator was excellent, which I'm sure helped. I have to admit I think I want to read the next one in the series, just to see where he takes it. ( )
  bicyclewriter | Jan 8, 2016 |
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Sundown painted purple across the great Pyramid while the Emperor enjoyed a steaming whiz against a dumpster in the alley below.
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Here's something different: a vampire novel that's light, funny, and not at all hackneyed. Between scenes of punks bowling frozen turkeys on the graveyard shift in a supermarket, or snapping turtles loose in a loft and gnawing on designer shoes, this novel has comic charm to spare. But it also packs an appealingly downbeat message about the consumer culture: Becoming a vampire has given the twentysomething heroine "a crampless case of rattlesnake PMS"--a grumpy mood in which she realizes that she can dress to the nines as a "Donner Party Barbie" and still end up disillusioned and unhappy, just another slacker doing her own laundry and watching sucky TV 'til the sun rises.

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Tommy, a budding young writer from Indiana, falls in love with a novice vampire who is still trying to adjust to her new status.

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