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Phipps rated it liked it Shelves: A sex-Renfield, if you will. Trivia About Bloodsucking Fien Jody never asked to become a vampire. It was as if he was mocking the sub-genre of vampire novels by his one-dimensional characters and thin plot.

The two of them form what christlpher would normally consider to be an unlikely alliance. Love Story Series Author s: Tommy sounded more like a girl than Jody did.

Murders happen around them throughout their journey. Usually with Christopher Moore, I have several ‘laugh out loud’ moments. I really enjoy his books. But all that changes when a beautiful undead redhead walks through the door I don’t think I’ll be picking up the other books in this series.

Share your thoughts with other customers. Jody is a novice vampire. There is one near the end of the book that adds a particularly emotional punch to the plot, leaving the reader torn after all this stkry development. Maybe I should have started hy something more popular like Bloodsucikng or Flukebut I didn’t and now I’m stuck wondering if I should even bother trying again.

She returns to her apartme Sometimes it helps to read a series in order. Some unseen force, a guiding hand of fate, was preventing me from reading it. There are no professional tournaments sponsored by the Poultry Farmers of America, and the footwear companies do not manufacture turkey bowling shoes.


Bloodsucking Fiends

Books by Christopher Moore. Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings is going to take some doing, however, and bolodsucking where C.

Ovviamente con una costante, sana irriverenza. As Jody and Tommy settle into together, things take a turn for the worse when the vampire who created Jody starts causing trouble for them.

She needs a minion to take care of things when the sun is up and chooses Tommy, a recent arrival from Indiana. What “violence” there is, is not violent, but necessary to set up the events of how the main character finds herself in the position she’s in, and weaves a thread to bring about the next two books in this trilogy. For having been written only 15 years ago or so, this book is incredibly dated.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Review “Deft and funny. It’s hilarious and casual, and not by any means a proper quality novel.

Because, with age has come the wisdom that sometimes, as in the case of Bloodsucking Fiends, there’s just nothing to get. I decided to read something light. Customers who bought this item also bought. The humor was a little OTT and not in a good way. Lamb, Angel, Dirty Job, Fool, Lust Lizard, Fluke, all meet and exceed the challenge of using seriously unfunny subjects religion, death, Shakespeare, mental illness, science by a Master of Humor.


Needless to say living with five men who look on you as the golden prize becomes a little uncomfortable.

But when she wakes up under an alley dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching neck, superhuman strength, and diends distinctly Nosferatuan thirst, she realizes the decision has been made for her. First of all, the characters are very colorful, the writing is humorous, and the vampire lore just a little different from all the other stuff out there.

I didn’t laugh a single time through the whole thing. The Animals, for example, are Moote employees who act exactly like they do in real life when unsupervised–and I get enough of them when I shop. It’s not going to hold up for, say, my year-old stepdaughter who likes Home Alone 3 better than the original movie.

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See 1 question about Bloodsucking Fiends…. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat For me, now inthis novel was a mish-mash of cardboard stereotypes and dated, sometimes offensive, dad-joke quality humour.

But no doubt he will bring them back in another book somewhere down the road. The Wongs are excited because they have recently learned that it is legal for two men to marry in San Francisco.