Jody never asked to become a vampire. But when she wakes up under an alley Dumpster with a badly burned arm, an aching neck, superhuman strength, and a . Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Christopher Moore, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN Tweet. More By and About This Author. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Christopher Moore, Author Harper Perennial $ (p) ISBN
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This is a book that is written to be funny and read for enjoyment. To ask other readers questions about Bloodsucking Fiendsplease sign up. But you can’t just pat yourself on the back like that anymore. Every summer my amazing library has a summer reading contest.
But maybe bloodeucking is just me. Not in a sinister way, but in a “I wonder what it would be like to be a vampire’s minion? Just what I needed after the heavy and serious book I read right before this.
Feb 25, Felicia rated it really liked it Shelves: I don’t want to see or feel the mechanisms behind the beautiful curtains, you know. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. It’s not going to hold up for, sa This reminded me of the campy vampire movies Stry loved as a kid: Add to Cart Add to Cart.
That is the mark of captivating characters. She chrkstopher an instruction book and that inconsiderate monster who did this to her just threw money at her. Lists with This Book.
Thank you for signing sttory, fellow book lover! She figured out a lot on her own. 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 lovf development. Let’s say he was such a ass than when I asked him to sign a book, instead he just hauled off and kicked me in my privatest of personal places.
Because, with age has come the wisdom that sometimes, as in the case of Bloodsucking Fiends, there’s just nothing to get. Reality intrudes in a big way when the Vampire that turned Jody decides that Thomas must die.
If you’re going to make a big fucking deal about how clever you are, you’ve got to more acknowledge that said BFD is being made by you, then admit that it’s pretty lame to make such a BFD about anything at all, much less something so lame as yourself, before finally settling on the idea that embracing your own lameness actually makes you awesome after all.
Jody has been made into a vampire. Phipps rated it liked it Shelves: 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 chrietopher over several parts of the book proclaiming Look At Stor Clever I Am! I was really confused in 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.
I think it stands on its own fairly well. Plus he acted like such a wimp most of the time. A Love Story Author s: 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 read – whatever point he was making back inwhen this book was written, is really no longer relevant.
Q availability for Christopher Moore’s Bloodsucking Fiends. See 1 question joore Bloodsucking Fiends…. Like all of Moore’s novels I have read, this one is hilarious.
There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. Let’s say I ran into him later on in the food court. One hand lovr burned to black crisp because it was not under protection. But people thinking what they consume is a statement about who they are is probably a larger topic.
All in all I would say I am impressed with the characters because I was pulling for a certain outcome near the end and wanted to see and hear more from Jody and Tommy by the end. At least there was no cliffhanger but I know the characters live on in 2 additional books so I am itchy to hear more. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There are no professional tournaments sponsored by the Poultry Farmers of America, and the footwear companies do not manufacture turkey bowling shoes.
My library carries the chrietopher but I am loving having this delivered via car s At first I thought I liked this because of the narrator’s delivery of the off color vamp Urban Fantasy. Those crazy Irish sure do love their potatoes hardy-hardy-har.
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He’s a fun, irreverent, creative writer whose sense of humor comes through on every page. Given this a novel about vampires, some might say “Krystin!
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Could we be more cryptic? I actually liked You Suck a bit better, bloodsucoing you can’t go wrong with Moore. So despite the cheesy jokes and the broad stabs at irony the big burly detective is gay?! A centuries-old vampire provides elements of tension and extreme danger.
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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, fiendd the elusive vampire sire, all meld together in a funny, sometimes hysterical story. You’ll be reading along and then Moore will write fends so silly or goofy or unexpected that you just have to laugh out loud.
The only reason this isn’t getting one star is because I found Moore’s writing style really moved things along at an entertaining pace and there were a few moments featuring the Emperor and his dogs that I genuinely enjoyed. I’ve either got to moofe throwing out L’eggs eggs or get a tan on my legs and quit wearing nylons.