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Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story [Christopher Moore] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Jody never asked to become a vampire. The complete series list for – Bloodsucking Fiends Christopher Moore. Series reading order, cover art, synopsis, sequels, reviews, awards, publishing history. Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Christopher Moore, Author Simon & Schuster $ (0p) ISBN Tweet. More By and About This Author.

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Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circums Librarian Note: 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.

May 08, sj rated it liked it Shelves: Jody finds a motel room and decides that she needs someone who can help her in the daytime. So they want to stop him. Open Preview See a Problem? Romanticism has been either thrown in the corner of bloodsucking closet or all together defenestrated, this is nuts and bolts of how this immortal stuff works and mythbusting what doesn’t.

However, the secondary characters really do steal the show. I can almost feel someone elbowing me with an “eh? 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.

He drills holes in the brass over Jody’s ears so that she can hear them. Many people I overheard at the Moore signing seemed very proud of themselves for being into such a different writer, despite the crowd attesting to it being kinda sorta maybe just a little mainstream.


He flees to San Francisco to “starve in the city.

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christolher Then, one day, she is attacked and turned into a vampire. Silly, funny, kinda gross vampire story. Not in a sinister way, but in a “I wonder what it would be like to be a vampire’s minion?

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Jan 01, Mercutio rated it did not like it. He quickly becomes proficient at the sport being perfected by graveyard shifts at fisnds all over America Making the transition from the nine-to-five grind to an eternity of nocturnal prowlings is going to tak There is an alternate cover edition here.

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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. If later on in the parking ramp he jumped out from behind a van and caught me a third time Bloodsucking Fiends 60 11 May 22, He leaves a trail of bodies wherever Jody is and shadows Jody and Tommy during the night, playing a survival game with his new offspring.

The pace is pretty slow at the start fine by mebut when things started happening, it all got solved pretty quickly and the book was over. I miss eating French fries. I’ve either got to start throwing out L’eggs eggs or get a tan on my legs and quit wearing nylons. Could this be the first post-modern vampire book? Ever since the Great Potato Famine my people get nervous if they don’t eat French fries every few days. As Jody and Tommy struggle togetherunder cover of darknessto learn the secrets of vampire life, they fall in love, of course, and suffer all the routine problems inherent in interspecies romance, including wildly divergent eating and sleeping habits, immortality, and murder.


Jody is a grab-bag of stereotypes and is flatter than a cardboard cut-out of Carrie Bradshaw. A would-be Kerouac from Incontinence, Indiana, Tommy to his friends is biding his time night-clerking and frozen-turkey bowling in a San Francisco Safeway. But it was just too unbelievable and straight-up silly. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name.

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

A Love Story 3 books. Very funny vampire novel. Even if you don’t like vampire books, you can have fun with this one. The two of them form what one would n Christopher Moore has an amazing imagination. This is subtitled A Love Storyas are the sequels to this book which I also have out from the library. Published June 1st by HarperCollins first published September 1st Jody StroudC.

If you’re moorw to read one of his books, I recommend Lamb: A young woman Jody gets turned into a vampire, and she’s left alone with tons of cash. I don’t think I’ll be picking up the other books in this series.