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Bloodsucking Fiends 60 11 May 22, But christtopher she wakes up under an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching back, superhuman strength, and a distinctly Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the decision has been made for her.

omore This is while she’s being stalked by her super-rich creator and Emperor Norton of San Fransisco mysteriously alive years after his deathwho is apparently a vampire hunter now. Inheriting a humanism from his love of John Steinbeck and a sense of the absurd from Kurt Vonnegut, Moore is a best-selling author with major cult status. Tommy sounded more like a girl than Jody did.

I can almost feel someone elbowing me with an “eh? Tell us what you like, so we can send you books you’ll love.

Loved him and every scene that they were in. Reality intrudes in a big way when the Vampire that turned Jody decides that Thomas must die. Moore at best seems to be a garbage bag who seems to think that the main character literally being raped when Flood, only slightly more tolerable than a roomful of colicky infants, has sex with her prone body while she’s physically unable to defend herself is funny. Jody is a grab-bag of stereotypes and is flatter than a cardboard cut-out of Carrie Bradshaw.

At any rate, the other part of his success really does come from the readability. So they want to stop him. These little experiments include having Tommy sneaking around touching Jody with crucifixes, trying to drown her in a bathtub, having her try to climb walls like Dracula, and rubbing her with garlic while she sleeps.

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I love Moore’ tongue in cheek writing. Sign up and get a free eBook! In short, Jody is now a vampire. I may just seek out the next in the series to find out what happens to everyone. Oh look, shiney new book, I want to read this instead. But there is this weird thing going around in the book where people are popping in between with their own stories and there is no break from one scene to other and this majorly happens from the second part of the book.


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But when she wakes up under an alley dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching neck, superhuman strength, and a distinctly Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the decision has been made for her. If you have the option to read in bloodsufking, though, I would recommend it.

Unfortunately, that only works if you have diverse portrayals of women in your story I think there are three named women characters in this book, and it only technically passes the Bechdel Test because Jody talks to her mom.

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

Bloodsucking Fiends is a flat-out romp. Needless to say living with five men who lo C. Jody is just like you and me Jody needs a human to help her both find and neutralize the bad-guy vampire who’s now at largeas well as solve the mystery of why she’s been chosen to live for all eternity.

My sister and my husband have been swearing up and down that I would love Christopher Moore. Dec 30, Wendy Bunnell rated it it was ok. But Tommy was just wishy washy until he was rapey and abducty towards Jody. I snickered, chortled, and yes, guffawed through the entire quick read.

Bloodsucking Fiends

There are a lot of places in the book where the author revels in his own cleverness, and I, as an irritating youngster, would have delighted so much in recognizing them that I might have overlooked entirely that there’s basically a giant neon sign hanging over several parts of the book proclaiming Look At How Clever I Am! At first I thought the Emperor might be how the Vampire refers to himself. Can you see me laughing At least there was no cliffhanger but I know the characters live on in 2 bloodsuccking books so I am itchy to hear more.


They fall in love for some reason. Science, research and public understanding have made these issues not age so well either, but instead of allowing them to detract from the book, let’s just be glad that HIV is no longer thought of as an immediate death sentence, that sick people are not just wandering around the city looking for a gentle way to day; but still recognize that we’ve still got a long way to bllodsucking.

Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings is going to take some doing, however, and that’s where C. He hooks up with Jody by chance, sticks with her even after she confesses that she is a vampire, and quickly falls in love with her.

A wannabe writer from Incontinence 2 Words that describe the book: Who in the hell is Moore talking about?? Tommy and Jody set out on a mission to survive. From the five Wongs who want to marry Tommy for their American citizenship, Scott chrisyopher Zelda the turtles that Tommy saved from becoming dinner, Jody’s mother, the Emperor of San Francisco, the Animals at Safeway, the police homicide detectives, even the elusive vampire sire, all meld together in a funny, sometimes hysterical story.

This article about a romance novel of the s is a stub. The premise is Jody is a 26 year old urban professional who gets turned into a vampire, only to immediately recruit a 19 year old would-be-writer to be her minion blooddsucking she can’t go out in the day. The perfect light read for summer, or any time you need a good laugh. I don’t think I’ll be picking up the other books in this series.

Thomas’s fortunes seem to be on the rise when he lands a job on the graveyard shift of the local Safeway.