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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It is an enjoyable romp, for adults when the desire to escape a day of mundane stuff. Jody and Tommy are real characters.

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 fisnds that there’s basically a giant neon sign hanging over several parts of the book proclaiming Look At How Clever I Am!

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 cyristopher, immortality, and murder. 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 fiedns 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.

No doubt about it. Please try again later. Customers who bought this item also bought. But now that it’s concluded, I am thinking I just really like Christopher Moore’s twisted sense of humor and storytelling. That much is apparent. I saw Christopher Moore give a talk at the Tattered Cover recently, and having only read Fluke, I didn’t really grasp the nature of his audience. I snickered, chortled, and yes, guffawed through the entire quick read.


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

At least there was no cliffhanger but I know the characters live on in 2 additional books so Bloodscking am itchy to hear more. No clues in the prose left me sometimes scratching my head, you know, like reading an Emily Dickinson poem. I am seriously considering borrowing the books but it’s not really a fit for my reading preferences.

Moore’s novels typically involve conflicted everyman characters suddenly struggling through supernatural or extraordinary circums Librarian Note: Be the first to discover new talent!

This is a terrific and humorous read and I highly recommend it, as well as the other books in this series, You Suck and Bite Me. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. She figured out a lot on her own. The pacing is perfect – I didn’t find any dull sections. Thomas’s fortunes seem to be on the rise when he lands a job on the graveyard shift of the local Safeway.

All in all, these fiends are friends I look forward to reading more about gloodsucking the series’ next two books. For having been written only 15 years ago or so, mooe book is incredibly dated. It’s a match made in heaven, or in the alley behind Safeway Supermarket.

Moore has fun with the whole vampire thing, which brings me to another thing I liked about the book. Perhaps he lives in some secluded Alaskan tundra; in which case I will forgive him his ignorance.

And on one level, this does actually happen. She is a vampire, bloodsuckinh when she tells him is a little unsettling, but then she has more sex with him. Chrostopher wannabe writer from Incontinence 2 Words that describe the book: Even if you don’t like vampire books, you can have fun with this one. Island of the Sequined Love Nun. Bloodsucking Fiends by Christopher Moore – 3 stars.

Each of the members of The Animals plays a part, and they are all great fun as well as, like chrisgopher of the characters in this book, having their dark sides. There was no vampire sire to teach her how to be a vampire. I am a San Francisco native who lives on the east coast and I felt like I was back home as I read his city descriptions.


What is she going to do now? It bloodsucling pretty overwhelming. And Tommy, who’s struck by her beauty and vampirish panache, is an all-too-willing victim. There is more than one author in the Goodreads database with this name. There was nothing I didn’t like. This page was last edited on 5 Octoberat I didn’t laugh a single time through the whole thing. End or the last part of the book was kind of hilarious or maybe it was just me being happy about the fact that the book was finally coming to an end oops my bad ; If you are looking for a bloodsuckihg that should make you laugh and tickle your humour bones from start to end then look away because this is not the place for you.

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But, once I have told you that every event and character in this book is unlikely, you will reconsider. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Needless to say living with five men who look on you as the golden prize becomes a little uncomfortable. Though I would totally want to join a book club that chose to read Bloodsucking Fiends, I can’t imagine having a big old serious discussion on vampire lore and euthanasia as a result!

Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story

Christopher Moore is an American writer of absurdist fiction. I would recommend this book to people who are looking for some comic relief to their vampire reading lists.

Yet there is a Reading Group Guide at the back with discussion questions like this: Bloodsucking Fiends Trade Paperback