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I was constantly thinking ” are we on the same scene or have we been taken to another in middle of this one?

Bloodsucking Fiends (Love Story , book 1) by Christopher Moore

I was really confused christopner the beginning scene with an Emperor and a Pyramid…it soon becomes clear that the Emperor is a street bum, but the Pyramid I never got. This reminded me of the campy vampire movies I loved as a kid: 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 since she can’t go out in the day.

Bloodsucking Fiends is the first volume of a trilogy, followed by You Suck: But all that changes when a beautiful undead redhead walks through the door Something kept me from committing to reading Bloodsucking Fiends.

Sometimes it helps bloodsucknig read a series in order. Sadly, my to-read shelf is groaning and beckoning me to pick up the next, fresh volume to relieve some of the weight that she carries.

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

Murders happen around them throughout their journey. Published June 1st by HarperCollins first published September 1st This is while she’s frisnds stalked by her super-rich creator and Emperor Norton of San Fransisco mysteriously alive years after his deathwho is apparently a vampire hunter now.

Tommy sounded more like a girl than Jody did.

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. Moore has fun with the whole vampire thing, which brings me to another thing I liked about the book. Thomas Flood, an aspiring writer by day and a supermarket stock-boy by night.


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His humor is consistently rather broad, he has the demeanor of a elementary school class clown who watched a lot of comedy specials on television.

A centuries-old vampire provides elements of tension and extreme danger. It combines elements of the supernatural and of the romance novel. Jody the Vampire cristopher only slightly more likable christo;her to the pouting baby, Holden Caulfield wanna-be that was Tommy Flood. There’s still a shred of lifeblood here, vloodsucking Moore never does sink his fangs into the story, which remains, for the most part, rather pallid.

Two days later, when she wakes up under a Dumpster near her office, the young woman’s senses are heightened, she can’t stand sunlight, she craves human blood: Yet, I always came up with lame excuses.

Well, bad things happen, but nothing related to reading books. While Christopher Moore strikes me as the type of author more interested in making a point than in telling a story – hence the abrupt and contrived endings of the stories that I mpore – whatever point he was making back inwhen this book was written, is really no longer relevant.

Overall, there was a lot of good moments but a few bad ones hurt its readability factor.


Which, oddly enough, makes me feel old and humorless. She realizes that she needs to have a human to help her out in the daylight hours.

Jody StroudC. 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. She returns to her apartme Sometimes it helps to read a series in order. Then I wouldn’t buy his book. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. The crowd easily tripled the normal quantity of attendees for that sort of event.


My library carries the hardcopies but I am loving having this delivered via car speakers during the moring and evening rush hour. Bloodsucking Fiends is the story of several unlikable characters, some of whom are vampires, some of whom are idiots, and one based on an actual historical personage, although that connection is never mentioned so you might spend the entire book wondering if he’s supposed to be immortal too, and you’ll definitely spend the end of the book wondering why, since he was the only character who was even a little bit likeable, his final scene had to be so particularly shitty.

From the five Wongs who want to marry Tommy for their American citizenship, Scott and 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.

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Those crazy Irish sure do love their potatoes hardy-hardy-har. These little experiments include having Tommy sneaking around touching Bloodssucking 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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Because, with age has come the wisdom that sometimes, as in the case of Bloodsucking Fiends, there’s just nothing to get. She was attacked, bitten, left under a dumpster, burned her hand in the sunlight, and left with a shirt stuffed full of money. Jan 07, Marcie rated it it was ok. Chelsea I read the second one first without realizing it. Do vampires have an ethical fhristopher By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.